Notable deaths in 2018
Tom Wolfe, an early practitioner of "new journalism" who captured the mood and culture of America across five more
Actress Margot Kidder, best known for playing Lois Lane in the "Superman" films in the 1970s and 1980s, died amore
Verne Troyer, the diminutive actor who starred in the Austin Powers movies' as "Mini Me," died at the age of 4more
Swedish DJ and record producer Avicii, one of the biggest stars of electronic dance music (EDM) in Europe, diemore
Former U.S. first lady Barbara Bush, the only woman to see her husband and son both sworn in as president, diemore
Stephen Hawking, who sought to explain the origins of the universe, the mysteries of black holes and the naturmore
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, who emerged as a combative anti-apartheid campaigner during her husband Nelson Mandmore
U.S. evangelist Billy Graham, who counseled presidents and preached to millions across the world from his natimore
Actress Sridevi, arguably Bollywood's first female superstar, died at the age of 54. Born as Shree Amma Yangermore
A powerful orator from humble beginnings, Morgan Tsvangirai was arguably Zimbabwe's most popular politician anmore
The eldest son of late Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart, committed suicide onmore
Dolores O'Riordan, the lead singer of Irish rock group The Cranberries, died at the age of 46. O'Riordan's dismore
French fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy, an aristocrat who founded the house of Givenchy in the 1950s, becomore
Mark Salling, an actor who played a supporting role in the TV show "Glee," died at age 35, weeks before his Mamore
Denmark's Prince Henrik died at age 83, taking to the grave his resentment at playing second fiddle to his wifmore
Singer Yvonne Staples (L, seen here with her sister Mavis, R) died at the age of 80. She was part of gospel anmore
Roger Bannister, who died aged 88, will live forever in the annals of athletics history as the first man to rumore
Democratic U.S. Representative Louise Slaughter, a Kentucky blacksmith's daughter who became a leading progresmore
Actor John Mahoney, best known for his role as Martin Crane, the cranky father of two psychiatrists on televismore
Rusty Staub, a beloved slugger dubbed "Le Grand Orange" by fans of the Montreal Expos and later embraced as a more
Actor Reg E. Cathey died at the age of 59. He appeared on television shows such as "The Wire," "Law & Order: Smore
Canadian mining magnate Peter Munk, who built Barrick Gold Corp from a single mine into the world's largest prmore
The Lima Group of largely Latin American nations urged the Venezuelan government to suspend the presidential election scheduled for May 20, calling the process...
Two new fissures opened on Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, threatening nearby homes and prompting authorities to order new evacuations.
Israeli troops shot dead at least 58 Palestinian protesters on the Gaza border when the high-profile opening of the U.S. embassy to Israel in Jerusalem by the...
For the first time since driving out Islamic State, Iraqis go to the polls in an election could shift the regional balance of power.