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James Brown's 'Funky Drummer' Clyde Stubblefield dies at 73

Clyde Stubblefield, a drummer for James Brown who created one of the most widely sampled drum breaks ever, died Saturday. He was 73. His wife, Jody Hannon, told The Associated Press that Stubblefield died of kidney failure at a Madison, ...

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Fifth tourist in 3 months dies while snorkeling at Great Barrier Reef

A British tourist has died on a trip to the Great Barrier Reef after swimming in an area suspected to be plagued by killer jellyfish. The 63-year-old man, who has not been named, was killed during a snorkeling trip at ...

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Passenger dies during flight from New Zealand to Australia

On Thursday, a Qantas Airways flight was forced to make an emergency landing after one of the passengers onboard suffered a fatal heart attack. According to 9News.au, Qantas Airways Flight QF152 departed from Auckland, New Zealand, at around 6:10 a.m. local ...

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Elderly man dies on JetBlue flight from Florida to Boston

 (AP) BOSTON –  Authorities say the death of an elderly man on a JetBlue flight from Florida to Boston is not considered suspicious. Massachusetts State Police spokesman David Procopio says the man, whose name was not immediately released, died of ...

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California toddler in middle of legal fight dies after ventilator removed

LOS ANGELES –  In a swift end to a long legal battle, a brain-dead California toddler died Thursday after being taken off life support. A Los Angeles Superior Court judge made the surprise ruling to dissolve the restraining order keeping ...

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Alan Young, star of 1960s sitcom 'Mr. Ed,' dies at 96

FILE – In this March 22, 1962 file photo, actor Alan Young poses with the “Mister Ed,” horse. Young died Thursday, May 19, 2016. He was 96. (AP Photo, File) Actor-comedian Alan Young, who played the amiable straight man to a talking ...

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Texas toddler dies after her dental procedure

A 14-month-old Texas girl died after receiving treatment in her Austin dentist’s office Tuesday morning, officials said. Daisy Lynn Torres died around two hours after an emergency crew drove her to the hospital from Austin Children’s Dentistry, officials in the ...

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The day artist Georgia O’Keeffe dies at 98 in 1986

Ansel Adams/AP Photo shows American modernist Georgia O’Keeffe painting in her car at Ghost Ranch, N.M. (Originally published by the Daily News on March 7, 1986. This story was written by Michael McGovern.) Georgia O’Keeffe, 98, the distinguished painter and ...

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Brian Bedford, ‘Robin Hood’ voice in Disney classic, dies.

Peter Morgan/AP Brian Bedford died aged 80 in Santa Barbara, California after a two-year battle with cancer. The voice of ‘Robin Hood’ in the Disney animated classic has passed away. Brian Bedford died aged 80 in Santa Barbara, California after ...

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