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Tuesday, August 02, 2022
The longtime Dodgers broadcaster was known for his quick wit, keen insight and deep baseball knowledge. His distinct voice was a joy to listen to and for a half-century he was Dodgers baseball.
Friday, January 08, 2021
Baseball Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda has died at age 93. Unlike most managers who move from team to team, Lasorda spent his career with the Los Angeles Dodgers. NPR remembers his life.
Friday, January 08, 2021
During his two decades as manager, the irascible, beloved Lasorda led Los Angeles to two World Series championships and four National League pennants.
Tuesday, January 05, 2021
Tanya Roberts died Monday after representatives mistakenly announced she'd died earlier, then retracted their statements. She's known for TV's Charlie's Angels and That '70s Show and as a "Bond Girl."
Friday, October 02, 2020
Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein now faces 11 sex crime charges in Los Angeles, following new charges Friday. He is currently serving a 23 year sentence in New York.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Reiner belonged to a generation of Jewish comics who helped define 20th century American comedy. He created the Dick Van Dyke Show and collaborated often with his longtime friend, Mel Brooks.
Monday, May 18, 2020
The character of Eddie was polite to parents and mean to kids on the popular sitcom of the 1950s and '60s.
Saturday, May 09, 2020
Roy Horn and his partner Siegfried Fischbacher thrilled audiences for decades doing illusions with big cats. Horn died Friday in Las Vegas of complications from COVID-19.
Friday, May 08, 2020
Kay Oxendine of the Haliwa Saponi Tribe in North Carolina, was set to serve as the first woman to emcee of the tribe's annual powwow — until the event was canceled amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Monday, March 23, 2020
Arcade has put out hardcover and e-book editions of the memoir. It had been dropped earlier by Hachette Publishing after company employees, along with author and Allen's son Ronan Farrow, protested.
Thursday, October 03, 2019
A lawsuit has been filed against the actor and others, alleging unsafe and unnecessary sex and nudity at an acting school that he ran. The two plaintiffs spoke with NPR.
Monday, September 30, 2019
The singer crafted a distinctive career that spanned decades and styles. Though a leading figure in her field, Norman's repertoire, fanbase and achievements stretched far beyond the opera house.
Sunday, August 04, 2019
Most famous for his Bob Dylan documentary Dont Look Back and Bill Clinton presidential campaign chronicle, The War Room, Pennebaker died of natural causes on Aug. 1.
Thursday, May 16, 2019
During his influential career, the Pritzker-winning architect designed everything from schools to skyscrapers. Known for spare geometric forms, Pei said the goal was to "eliminate the inessential."
Friday, October 12, 2018
Someone apparently revealed secrets about the test for aspiring Master Sommeliers. Organizers can't tell who got the unfair edge, so they dumped results for 23 applicants.
Thursday, August 16, 2018
One of the most powerful and beloved voices of all time died Thursday in Detroit.
Friday, July 27, 2018
A New Yorker article cites accusations by employees against Moonves and other men at CBS. The accusers say their careers were harmed by resisting sexual advances. CBS indicated it will investigate.
Thursday, July 05, 2018
Lanzmann, who died Thursday at age 92, fought in the French resistance, studied philosophy at the Sorbonne, worked as a journalist, and made one of the most important films about the Holocaust.
Thursday, June 21, 2018
The first lady's wardrobe choice during a trip to visit detained migrant children raises eyebrows and generates theories about whom the message was meant for.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Nas' 1994 Illmatic is considered by many critics to be one of the greatest hip-hop albums ever — offering a raw and eloquent look at life in NYC's Queensbridge Projects. Now, more than 10 years later, Nas performed the album in an entirely different setting, with the National Symphony Orchestra backing him.