Mashable profiles victims of Paris attacks in 140 charactersNewspapers have traditionally offered a tribute to the victims of mass killings; after Paris, Mashable offers a remembrance for the digital age.
All Blacks rugby legend Jonah Lomu dies aged 40All Blacks great Jonah Lomu, who revolutionised wing play to become rugby union’s first global superstar, died on Wednesday in Auckland at the age of 40.
German Cold War leader Helmut Schmidt dies aged 96Former West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt, who led the country for eight years at the height of the Cold War, died on Tuesday at the age of 96, his office said.
Former Israeli president Yitzhak Navon dies at 94Yitzhak Navon, who was Israel's fifth president, an educator and author of literary and theatrical works celebrating the Jewish Sephardic heritage he shared, has died aged 94,…
US actor and ex-senator Fred Thompson dies at 73Fred Thompson, a former Republican U.S. senator from Tennessee who briefly ran for president and straddled the world of politics and entertainment with a prolific television and…
Mankel, creator of Wallander crime novels, dies at 67Bestselling Swedish crime writer Henning Mankel, whose most famous creation was the detective Kurt Wallander, died overnight at the age of 67, his publisher said Monday.
Bestselling novelist Jackie Collins dies at 77Jackie Collins, the bestselling author of dozens of novels including "Hollywood Wives" that dramatized the lifestyles of the rich and the treacherous, died Saturday.
Son of Dubai’s ruler dies of heart attackSheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, a son of Dubai's ruler and elder brother to the emirate's heir apparent, has died at age 33.
US horror film legend Wes Craven dies aged 76Prolific horror filmmaker Wes Craven, who directed the slasher classic “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” died on Sunday afternoon, his family said in a statement. He was 76.
Oliver Sacks, renowned author and neurologist, dies at 82An author and neurologist who explored the wonders of the human brain in books like "Awakenings" has died. Dr. Oliver Sacks was 82.
Holocaust survivor Samuel Pisar dies aged 86American lawyer and writer Samuel Pisar, one of the youngest Holocaust survivors and former advisor to US President John F. Kennedy, has died in New York aged 86.
US ‘Ragtime’ author E.L. Doctorow dies aged 84E.L. Doctorow, the author of popular novels grounded in American history including “Ragtime” and “Billy Bathgate,” has died at age 84, his publisher said on Tuesday.