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Former U.S. Sen. Edward W. Brooke was a liberal Republican who became the first black in U.S. history to win popular election to the Senate.  (WBZ-TV)

Edward Brooke, First Black Elected US Senator, Dies

Former U.S. Sen. Edward W. Brooke, a liberal Republican, became the first black in U.S. history to win popular election to the Senate, died Saturday. He was 95.

01/03/2015

Justin Bieber and Avalanna in February 2012. (Photo Credit: Justin Bieber on Facebook)

Merrimac Girl Known As ‘Mrs. Justin Bieber’ Loses Battle With Brain Cancer

A 6-year-old Merrimac girl battling brain cancer who captured the hearts of many and became known as Justin Bieber’s wife has passed away.

09/26/2012

Joe Walsh (Photo Credit: fas.harvard.edu)

Longtime Harvard Baseball Coach Joe Walsh Dies Unexpectedly

Harvard University baseball coach Joe Walsh has died unexpectedly.

07/31/2012

Longtime '60 Minutes' Commentator Andy Rooney has died.

Andy Rooney Dead At 92

Andy Rooney, one of the giants of CBS News, died Friday night in a hospital in New York City from complications following minor surgery. He was 92.

11/05/2011