Barbara Stanley, Influential Suicide Researcher, Dies at 73

Dr. Stanley wrote more than 200 papers. She was president of the International Academy for Suicide Research and served on boards and committees of many professional organizations. She also continued…

J. Richard Steadman, 85, Dies; Saved Knees of Countless Skiers

“In those days, everybody was in a cast except my patients,” he told The Denver Post in 2016. “My patients would move their ankle right away, their knee right away.…

K. Alex Müller, Innovator in Ceramic Superconductors, Dies at 95

There is hope, however, that high-temperature superconductors could be used in the future to levitate trains over tracks, allowing them to move without mechanical resistance and at high speeds unheard-of…

Italian film legend Gina Lollobrigida dies at age 95 | National Entertainment

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Joseph Torg, Doctor Who Fought to Lessen Football Injuries, Dies at 88

Dr. Joseph Torg, an orthopedic surgeon whose experience treating and researching football players’ spinal-cord injuries made him a strong voice in the 1970s for banning a dangerous tackling technique in…

Ex-Chelsea, Juventus star Gianluca Vialli dies at 58

Gianluca Vialli has died after a long battle with cancer. Photo by Chris Ricco – UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images Former Chelsea and Juventus star Gianluca Vialli has died at the age…

Walter Cunningham, Who Helped Pave the Way to the Moon, Dies at 90

NASA upgraded the Apollo 7 astronauts’ medals to the Distinguished Service citation at an October 2008 ceremony, citing the mission’s success, notwithstanding the arguments with flight controllers. But Mr. Cunningham…

Rallying-Driver and YouTube star Ken Block dies in snowmobile accident

Pro rally driver Ken Block, who later became an internet sensation with his daring stunts behind the wheel, died aged 55 after a snowmobile accident, his team Hoonigan Racing said…

Gangsta Boo, Memphis Rapper Formerly With Three 6 Mafia, Dies at 43

Lola Chantrelle Mitchell, the Memphis rapper and former member of Three 6 Mafia who, as Gangsta Boo, helped define the genre in the South with her confident flows and forged…

Vivienne Westwood, 81, Dies; Brought Provocative Punk Style to High Fashion

Ms. Westwood met her second husband, the designer Andreas Kronthaler, in 1989, while she was teaching fashion design at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna and he was a…