Baseball icon Yogi Berra has died, The Associated Press reported early Wednesday. He was 90.
According to the AP, the New York Yankees Hall of Fame catcher died of "natural causes" Tuesday in New Jersey.
"It is with a profound sense of loss and heartfelt sorrow that the Board of Directors of the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center shares the news that Yogi Berra has passed away," the museum wrote on its Facebook page. "Yogi conducted his life with unwavering integrity, humility and a contagious good humor that elevated him from baseball legend to beloved national icon."
Berra, who played for the Yankees from 1949-1965, won 10 World Series championships with the team. He was named American League MVP three times.
But Berra was much more than an athlete; his quotes turned him into a pop-culture icon. Some of the most popular: "It ain't over till it's over," "it's déjà vu all over again" and "I usually take a two-hour nap from 1 to 4."
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Best-selling author Jackie Collins died of breast cancer Saturday at age 77.
People first broke the news, reporting Collins kept her stage 4 cancer diagnosis private for more than six years.
In her last interview with People earlier this month, she said she was happy with her decision to keep the diagnosis private and continue working. (Video via CBS)
"I've written five books since the diagnosis, I've lived my life, I've traveled all over the world, I have not turned down book tours and no one has ever known until now when I feel as though I should come out with it," Collins told People.
Many of her books made it to The New York Times bestsellers list, and several were turned into movies and miniseries — like "Lucky," "Hollywood Wives" and "The Stud," which stars her sister Joan Collins. (Video via Umbrella Entertainment)
Collins is best known for her sultry stories set in the glamour of Beverly Hills.
"If I find that my characters want to have sex, then I just go with it. But I don't control the characters, they control me," Collins told The Insider.
Instead of flowers, the family asks that donations be sent to the Susan G. Komen breast cancer organization and to Penny Brohn Cancer Care.
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Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of singer Bobby Brown and the late Whitney Houston, died on July 26, 2015, in hospice care. She was 22.
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Beau Biden, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden's oldest son, died Saturday after a fight with brain cancer. He was 46.
Here are some facts about Biden:
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1. He was diagnosed with brain cancer in August 2013. According to The Associated Press, he had surgery at Houston's University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to remove a lesion and received radiation and chemotherapy treatment. He had a relapse earlier this month and was admitted to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Washington.
2. He served two terms as attorney general of Delaware. In 2014, he announced that he wouldn't seek a third term and was considering running for governor in 2016, the AP reported.
3. He was a major in the Delaware National Guard. In 2008, he was deployed to Iraq for a year and received a Bronze Star, according to the AP. A spokesman said Biden is entitled to military funeral honors.
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4. He was a lawyer. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and went to Syracuse University for his law degree. He spent five years as a federal prosecutor in Philadelphia and later focused on securities litigation at the Grant & Eisenhofer law firm in Wilmington, Delaware, the AP reported.
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5. He was focused on his family. He is survived by his wife, Hallie, and two children, Natalie and Hunter. "More than his professional accomplishments, Beau measured himself as a husband, father, son and brother," Joe Biden said. "His absolute honor made him a role model for our family. Beau embodied my father's saying that a parent knows success when his child turns out better than he did."
Beau Biden was preceded in death by his mother, Neilia, and sister Naomi, who were killed in a car accident in 1972, according to CNN. He and his brother, Hunter, were injured in the wreck.
Beau Biden, the vice president's oldest son, died Saturday after a fight with brain cancer. He was 46.
Political figures and celebrities paid tribute to Biden on social media. Click here or scroll down to see what they had to say.
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Vice President Joe Biden's oldest son has died after a fight with brain cancer. Beau Biden was 46 years old.
Beau Biden had been diagnosed with brain cancer in 2013, at a time he'd been considering making a run for governor of Delaware. (Video via BarackObama.com)
His speech at the 2008 Democratic National Convention introducing his father was moving and personal, and launched him onto the national stage.
A statement from the office of the vice president called the former Delaware attorney general "the finest man [the Biden family have] ever known."
Beau Biden is survived by his wife and two children.
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Grace Lee Whitney, who played Capt. Kirk's assistant on "Star Trek," died Friday at age 85, The Associated Press reports.
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Longtime Fox NASCAR announcer Steve Byrnes died Tuesday of cancer, the network announced. He was 56.
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Byrnes, who had neck and throat cancer, was diagnosed in September. The NASCAR community showed its support by renaming last weekend's Sprint Cup race in his honor. Fans and drivers also rallied behind him with the hashtag #ByrnesStrong. Learn more here.
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