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First face transplant patient in US, Connie Culp, dies aged 57

The cause of death is currently unknown, but Culp had been hospitalized for several days. She was the longest living face transplant survivor.

US coronavirus deaths rise by 1,453, biggest increase since May 27

For July, US cases rose by 1.87 million, or 69%, and deaths rose by 25,770, or 20%. In June cases rose by 835,000 and deaths by 22,322.

By REUTERS
01/08/2020
Actress Olivia de Havilland, former Oscar winner introduces fellow former Oscar winners as they pose
Olivia de Havilland – gone with the wind but never to be underestimated

Funnily enough in retrospect, one of that night’s big Oscar winners was Catherine Zeta-Jones, who would go on to play de Havilland in Feud: Bette and Joan.

By TNS
27/07/2020
Actress Olivia de Havilland, former Oscar winner introduces fellow former Oscar winners as they pose
'Gone With The Wind' star Olivia de Havilland dies aged 104

She died of natural causes at her home in Paris, where she had lived for more than 60 years, it said, citing her publicist.

By REUTERS
26/07/2020
Regis Philbin, prolific US TV host, dies aged 88 – report

Philbin was a fixture on various local and national shows for a half century with co-hosts including Kathie Lee Gifford and Kelly Ripa, winning millions of fans.

By REUTERS
25/07/2020
U.S. records over 1,000 coronavirus deaths in a single day for first time since early June

After weeks of declining fatalities, there were more than 5,200 U.S. COVID-19 deaths in the week ended July 19, up 5% from the previous seven days.

By REUTERS
22/07/2020
Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) testifies to the Senate Judiciary Committee during the second day of confirma
4 lessons we can learn from civil rights hero John Lewis – opinion

Lewis was a civil rights leader, a legislator, an author, and a mentor to many. But he was always a preacher.

By MARK PELAVIN/JTA
20/07/2020
The influence of Mike’s Place founder Mike Vigoda lives on – appreciation

Rest in Peace, Mike, and thanks for all you have done.

By DOV HAMMER
16/07/2020
The agony of the COVID-19 obituarist

With every interview, my own emotional wounds were torn open anew and often I felt like crying as I listened to people going through the same mourning process through which I had passed 17 years ago.

By SAM SOKOL/JTA
10/07/2020
Mayor of South Korea's capital found dead amid allegation of impropriety

After a search involving hundreds of police, Mayor Park Won-soon's body was found at Mount Bugak in northern Seoul around midnight, near where his phone signal had last been detected.

By REUTERS
10/07/2020
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