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19 Oct
James McDivitt, who commanded the Apollo 9 mission in 1969, has died at the age of 93 in Tucson, Arizona. The Apollo 9 mission lasted 10 days and occurred just four months before the moon landing.
29 Sep
Rapper Coolio, known for the mid-90s hit song "Gangsta's Paradise", died on Wednesday reportedly after being found unresponsive at a friend's Los Angeles home.
10 Sep
One of the many things late Queen Elizabeth II will be remembered for is her unique fashion statement and collection of hats. Here are a few hats off the Queen's collection.
10 Sep
Police have said that the 32-year-old suspect in a deadly stabbing spree died shortly after being taken into custody along a remote stretch of highway and there was "no longer a risk to public safety."
8 Sep
People around the world and in Britain are mourning the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the U.K.'s longest-reigning monarch and one of the most enduring royal personalities the world has known. She died Thursday at the age of 96.
4 Aug
A child has become the latest victim of Ghana's first ever outbreak of the deadly Marburg virus, the World Health Organization has said.
8 Jul 2022
OPEC's Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo has died, Mele Kyari, the chief executive of Nigerian National Petroleum Corp said on Wednesday.
8 Jul 2022
Japan's former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has died in hospital after being shot during a campaign speech. Authorities have arrested a male suspect.
26 Feb 2022
One of Nigeria's five authors of her National Anthem, Professor Babatunde Ogunnaike is dead. Professor Ogunnaike emerged as one of five, whose words and phrases were combined to form the national anthem.
16 Jan 2022
Former Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who led the country until he was ousted in a 2020 coup, has died at the age of 76.
13 Jan 2022
Magawa, the landmine-detecting "hero rat" has died aged eight, the NGO that trained him said in a news release on Tuesday.
27 Nov 2021
Widely recognized as having revolutionized American musical theater, Sondheim was best known for "West Side Story" and "Sweeney Todd." Frank Sinatra and Judy Collins sang versions of his hit song, "Send in the Clowns."

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