WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The small exclusive fraternity of astronauts that walked on the moon grew even smaller with the death of Edgar Mitchell on Feb 4., the eve of the 45th anniversary of his flight to the moon. He was 85.
WASHINGTON -- Helen Thomas, the legendary White House correspondent who pursued the facts from 10 U.S. presidents, died Saturday. She was 92.
"What was the best descriptive lead ever written in a story," Eugene Patterson asked a roomful of reporters at a writing conference.
"Jesus wept," he thundered as he pounded the podium.
The first man to walk on the moon, aviation pioneer Neil Armstrong, has died. He was 82.
Armstrong died Saturday, a month after cardiac bypass surgery, his family said in a statement to WKRC-TV in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Science fiction icon Ray Bradbury, the prophet of the space age and a chronicler of Mars, has died. He was 91.
His death was confirmed Wednesday by his longtime agent, Michael Congdon, and Bradbury's publisher, Harper Collins.
CBS Reporter Mike Wallace, the master of prime time interrogations and an influencer of a generation of journalists, died Saturday. He was 93.
FORT BENNING, Ga. -- Army legend Command Sgt. Major Basil Plumley lost the final battle of his life to cancer, U.S. Army officials said Thursday. He was 92.
Folk singer Woodrow Wilson Guthrie would have been 100 years old on Saturday. The troubadour wrote "This Land Is Your Land," and thousands of other songs.
Former U.S. Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach, who stood toe-to-toe against Alabama segregationists, has died. He was 90.
Technology icon Steve Jobs died Wednesday after a long battle with cancer. He was 56.