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Stone in South African cave boasts oldest-known human drawing

Sep 12 2018

WASHINGTON A small stone flake marked with intersecting lines of red ochre pigment some 73,000 years ago that was found in a cave on South Africa's southern coast represents what archaeologists on Wednesday called the oldest-known example of human drawing.

Actor Bill Daily of 'I Dream of Jeannie' dead at 91

Sep 08 2018

Bill Daily, who provided comedic support in two classic television sitcoms of the 1960s and 1970s as an astronaut on "I Dream Of Jeannie" and as the flaky neighbor on "The Bob Newhart Show," died this week at age 91, a spokesman for the actor said.

Hollywood star and 1970s sex symbol Burt Reynolds dead at 82

Sep 06 2018

Burt Reynolds, whose good looks and charm made him one of Hollywood's most popular actors as he starred in such films as "Deliverance," "The Longest Yard" and "Smokey and the Bandit" in the 1970s and '80s, died on Thursday at age 82. | Video

John McCain, war hero and 'maverick' Republican, is dead at 81

Aug 27 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. Senator John McCain, a former prisoner of war in Vietnam who ran for president in 2008 as a maverick Republican and became a prominent critic of President Donald Trump, died on Saturday. He was 81. | Video

Republikanischer Trump-Kritiker McCain gestorben

Aug 26 2018

Washington In den USA haben die Republikaner mit dem Tod von Senator John McCain den schärfsten innerparteilichen Kritiker von Präsident Donald Trump verloren.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 8-John McCain, ex-POW and 'maverick Republican', dies at 81

Aug 26 2018

WASHINGTON, Aug 26 U.S. Senator John McCain, a former prisoner of war in Vietnam who ran for president in 2008 as a self-styled maverick Republican and became a prominent critic of President Donald Trump, died on Saturday, his office said. He was 81.

Republican Senator McCain ending medical treatment for brain cancer

Aug 24 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. Senator John McCain, the maverick Republican who survived a Vietnam War prison camp and ran unsuccessfully for president, is discontinuing medical treatment for an aggressive form of brain cancer, his family said in a statement on Friday, a year after he announced his diagnosis.

Paul Laxalt, former Nevada senator and Reagan liaison, dies at 96

Aug 07 2018

WASHINGTON Former Nevada Senator Paul Laxalt, who served as Ronald Reagan's trusted liaison between the White House and Congress and also helped end Philippine strongman Ferdinand Marcos's reign, has died, media reported.

Actress Charlotte Rae, star of 'Facts of Life,' dead at 92

Aug 06 2018

Charlotte Rae, the actress, singer and comedienne who won acclaim on Broadway and was best known for her starring role as a girls boarding school housemother on U.S. television's "The Facts of Life" from 1979 to 1986, has died at the age of 92. | Video

Rare blue diamonds may be Earth's deepest secret

Aug 01 2018

WASHINGTON The Hope Diamond, a rare blue diamond that is one of the world's most famous jewels, has had a complicated history, passing through the hands of monarchs and bankers and heiresses and thieves before landing for all to see at a Washington museum.

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