Jorge Rafael Videla led a rebellion that overthrew Isabel Peron in 1976 and then oversaw a seven-year reign of terror known as the dirty war.
BUENOS AIRES — Former Argentine dictator Jorge Rafael Videla, who presided over that country's so-called dirty war in which up to 30,000 dissidents were murdered or disappeared, died Friday while serving a 50-year prison sentence. He was 87.
By Andres D'Alessandro and Chris Kraul, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Geza Vermes was one of the first scholars to translate the scrolls into English. He later wrote engaging works about the Jewish origins of Jesus.
Geza Vermes was a graduate student in Belgium in the late 1940s when he was captivated by news sweeping the globe about a remarkable discovery in the desert east of Jerusalem. He quickly switched gears, penning his doctoral thesis on the Dead Sea Scrolls, the ancient manuscript fragments that would become a focus of his life's work.
Muncie played for UC Berkeley and went on to play in the NFL from 1976 to 1984. He was suspended in 1984 for cocaine use. He devoted his later life to helping others avoid drugs.
Chuck Muncie, a star running back with the New Orleans Saints and the San Diego Chargers who overcame a cocaine habit that ended his career and then devoted his later life to helping others avoid drug abuse, has died. He was 60.
Kenneth Battelle, hairstylist to Jackie Kennedy, Marilyn Monroe and other luminaries, dies at 86
Kenneth Battelle, an influential hairstylist who created Jacqueline Kennedy's tousled bouffant and counted Marilyn Monroe and Lucille Ball among his many famous clients, died Sunday at his home in Wappingers Falls, N.Y. He was 86.
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Dawn Marie Moore (July 26, 1955 - April 14, 2013) (ST. GEORGE, Utah) - Dawn Marie Moore, age 57, passed away April 14, 2013, in St. George, Utah. She was born July 26, 1955, in Pomona, California, to Donald and Nancy Moore.
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Jean Walker (October 25, 1924 - April 15, 2013) Jean C. Walker returned to her Heavenly Father on April 15, 2013. She was born in St. Louis, Missouri on October 25, 1924 to Herman (Frenchie) and Mildred Jones Couvillian.
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Ashlee Nelson (December 5, 1991 - April 13th 2013) (ST. GEORGE, Utah) - Ashlee Nelson, 21, passed away Saturday, April 13th, 2013 in St. George,Utah. Ashlee was born December 5th, 1991 to Bill and Stacie Nelson. She is the 3rd oldest of 7 Children ...
Robert "Bob" Kodweis (May 1932 - April 17, 2013) Robert "Bob" Kodweis
Bob graduated to another life on April 17, 2013 from ALS (Lou Gehrigs Disease). He was born in Rochester, NY to parents Fred and Viola Kodweis in May, 1932.
Bob leaves behin...
R. Jean Fawson (May 6, 1926 - April 3, 2013) R. Jean Fawson returned to her loved ones on the other side of the veil on April 3, 2013. She was born May 6, 1926 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Rulon & May Knowles. Jean spent her early years in Sa...