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’60 Minutes’ Stalwart Andy Rooney Dies at Age 92 [VIDEO]

For 33 years, the CBS Sunday night newsmagazine ’60 Minutes’ ended with Andy Rooney providing his wry and sometimes cantankerous observations on topics ranging from religion to his messy office.

And now, just a month after retiring from the show, Rooney has died at the age of 92 after failing to recover from “serious complications” following minor surgery two weeks ago.

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IndyCar Driver Dan Wheldon Dies in Fiery Pileup [PHOTO, VIDEO]

Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon was killed on Sunday after his car collided with others during the IndyCar Series season finale at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. His death was pronounced approximately two hours after he was airlifted to University Medical Center.

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Apple Co-Founder Steve Jobs Has Died

Apple's co-founder and former CEO, Steve Jobs, who's been battling a rare form of pancreatic cancer for years and had a liver transplant in 2009, has passed away at the age of 56.

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‘King of Infomercials’ Don Lapre Dead from Apparent Suicide

The self-proclaimed “King of Infomercials” Don Lapre, 47, was found dead in his cell of an apparent suicide on Sunday, although an investigation is still underway.

Lapre was jailed in an Arizona federal jail without bond on charges of defrauding at least 220,000 people out of nearly $52 million.

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Doritos Inventor Dies, to Be Buried with Doritos

You’ve probably never heard of Arch West, but you’ve almost certainly tasted his most famous invention: Doritos.

Last week, this purveyor of good taste passed away at the ripe old age of 97. According to his family his ashes will be mixed with his beloved creation and then buried.

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‘Ziggy’ Creator Tom Wilson Dead at 80

Tom Wilson, who created the comic strip ‘Ziggy,’ has died at the age of 80, due to complications from pneumonia.

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Amy Winehouse Died Alone in Bed: Report

PEOPLE is reporting that singer Amy Winehouse may have been dead for “up to six hours” when her body was discovered by police mid-Saturday afternoon at her home in London.

According to the report, Rigor mortis had set in by the time police arrived, suggesting that Winehouse’s body had been dead for several hours.

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James Arness: Rest In Peace, Marshall Dillon

Although I was born well after the genre had reached its peak, I've always been a fan of the western. My all time favorite western series is Gunsmoke. On Friday, we said farewell to shows star, James Arness

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