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Jazz Singer Jon Hendricks Dies At 96

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Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as Tess, the wise angel in the long-running television drama Touched by an Angel, has died at age 86. Douglas C. Pizac/AP hide caption

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Della Reese, 'Touched By An Angel' Star And Singer, Dies At 86

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Beloved Singer And Songwriter Mel Tillis Dies At 85

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Charles Manson, Leader Of Murderous Cult, Dies At 83

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Jana Novotná unloads a backhand during the finals of the 1997 Chase Championships, which she ultimately won. Novotna, who also would go on to win Wimbledon in 1998, died Sunday at age 49. Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Manson Dies At 83. Lead Cult Members Who Committed 1969 Murders

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Remembering Syndicated Gossip Columnist Liz Smith

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Remembering Health Care Economist Uwe Reinhardt

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