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Last stop. The ride is over. Say farewell.

Kaput. Over. Last chance. Read, learn, leave without regrets. After all, it's only a matter of time.

Andy Williams, the singer best known for his version of the Oscar-winning song "Moon River" from "Breakfast at Tiffany's," died at the age of 84 after a battle with bladder cancer.

Former Senator George McGovern, whose anti-Vietnam War stance in his 1972 presidential race against Richard Nixon led to one of the worst electoral defeats in U.S. history, died at the age of 90.

Actor Larry Hagman, who won international fame with his portrayal of villainous oilman J.R. Ewing in the television series "Dallas," died at the age of 81 from complications of cancer.

The jazz pianist was known for his songs "Take Five" and "Blue Rondo a la Turk." He died a day before his 92nd birthday.

The jazz pianist... -Dave Brubeck - chicagotribune.com

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Sitarist and composer Ravi Shankar died on Dec. 11 near his home in Southern California, his family said. He was 92.

Reagan nominee for the Supreme Court, Judge Robert Bork, testifies on the fourth day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearing in Washington D C. on Sept. 18, 1987. Bork was rejected by the Senate.

Lee Dorman, the bassist for Iron Butterfly, died at 70.

Jack Klugman, the TV star beloved for playing the sloppy, working-guy half of "The Odd Couple" and a regular in American homes as the crime-solving coroner in "Quincy M.E.," died at age 90.

Gerry Anderson, Thunderbird creator.

NEW YORK - C. David Heymann, a literary biographer turned best-selling celebrity biographer who came to wide attention in 1983 after his life of the heiress Barbara Hutton was withdrawn by its publisher because of factual errors, died Wednesday in Manhattan. He was 67.

Myron Leon Wallace was born in Brookline, Mass., on May 9, 1918, one of four children of Friedan and Zina Wallik, who had come to the United States from a Russian shtetl before the turn of the 20th century.

Antoni Tàpies, a largely self-taught Spanish abstract painter whose seductive, tactile surfaces, often scratched with mysterious graffiti-like marks, made use of unconventional materials like marble dust, ground chalk, sand and earth, died on Monday in Barcelona. He was 88.

BUDAPEST - Sandor Kepiro, a former officer in a Hungarian special security force who was recently acquitted of war crimes charges related to a massacre of civilians during World War II, died yesterday. He was 97.

Even if you didn’t know Bob Devin’s name, you knew his voice: Deep, gravelly, and booming from the speakers of every subway station in Boston. Like Sherm Feller at Fenway Park, he cut through the crowd noise with an unmistakable baritone.

Don Cornelius, the producer and television host who created the dance show “Soul Train,” was found shot dead in his Los Angeles home early Wednesday morning in what appears to be a suicide, the Los Angeles Police Department and the county coroner’s office said. He was 75 years old.

Don Cornelius, ‘Soul Train’ Creator, Is Dead

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Paterno dies of lung cancer. From glory to shame in his last few months.