Obituaries

FILE - In this Dec. 4, 1950, file photo, residents from Pyongyang, North Korea, and refugees from other areas crawl perilously over shattered girders of the city's bridge, as they flee south across the Taedong River to escape the advance of Chinese Communist troops. Former Associated Press photographer Max Desfor, whose photo of hundreds of Korean War refugees crawling across a damaged bridge in 1950 helped bring him a Pulitzer Prize, died Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. He was 104. (AP Photo/Max Desfor, File)
February 19, 2018 - 5:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Associated Press photographer Max Desfor, whose photo of hundreds of Korean War refugees crawling across a damaged bridge in 1950 helped win him a Pulitzer Prize, died Monday. He was 104. Desfor died at his apartment in Silver Spring, Maryland, where he'd been living in his...
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FILE - This Jan.10 2017 file photo shows French musician Didier Lockwood during a photocall prior to the 22nd Lumieres awards ceremony in Paris. Renowned French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood, whose eclectic career spanned more than four decades with thousands of concerts in the most prestigious festivals and concert halls around the world, died Sunday Feb.18, 2018. He was 62. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
February 19, 2018 - 12:01 pm
PARIS (AP) — French jazz violinist Didier Lockwood, whose eclectic career spanned more than four decades and the world's most prestigious festivals and concert halls, has died. He was 62. Lockwood's agent, Christophe Deghelt, said in a statement on Twitter that Lockwood died suddenly Sunday, a day...
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February 18, 2018 - 5:24 pm
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — On his first day back at spring training after his dad's funeral, Terry Francona seemed to exhale when the questions eventually turned to baseball. "Thanks, I made it," the Cleveland manager said. He spent the first six minutes of his media session Sunday reflecting on his...
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Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan is introduced during flower ceremony after winning the gold medal in the men's free figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP)
February 17, 2018 - 10:08 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local): 12:05 a.m. Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu won gold on Day 8 of the Pyeongchang Games, becoming the first man to repeat as Olympic champion since Dick Button. American Nathan Chen didn't make the podium...
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Marit Bjoergen, top, of Norway, celebrates with Ingvild Flugstad Oestberg after winning the women's 4 x 5km relay cross-country skiing competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
February 17, 2018 - 8:38 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Marit Bjoergen crossed the finish line, thrust her ski poles in the air and was promptly mobbed by teammates. She'd done it. No Winter Olympian in history can say they have more medals than the 37-year-old Norwegian. Bjoergen helped the Norwegian women win the 4x5-...
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FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 16, 2016, file photo, driver Steven Holcomb, of the United States, talks with reporters in the finish area after winning the mens two-man bobsled World Cup race in Lake Placid, N.Y. It's been nine months since Steven Holcomb died. The Americans will head to start house at the Alpensia Sliding Center on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, for the first bobsled races of these games and face the nearly impossible task of doing as well as he would have done. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)
February 17, 2018 - 2:31 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — The memories are impossible to ignore. Justin Olsen sees him in the start house. Elana Meyers Taylor hears him on her track walks. Mentions of his name bring some members of the team to tears, and others still can't fully open up about how difficult moving on has...
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February 16, 2018 - 4:47 pm
OLYMPICS-DAY 8 Men's free skate, women's super-G on tap PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — There's more Alpine skiing and men's figure skating on the Olympic schedule tonight, U.S. time. The women's super-G starts at 9 p.m., Eastern time, without Mikaela Shiffrin. The American star originally planned...
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Mark Thompson prepares to climb into his car before practice for the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. Thompson, 66, will start 40th in the race. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
February 16, 2018 - 3:59 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The oldest driver in the Daytona 500 field is truly a race veteran. Mark Thompson did a tour of duty in Vietnam that wrapped two decades before his NASCAR debut. Never heard of the racing sexagenarian? —He made his Cup debut at Pocono in 1992 against the likes of Dale...
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February 15, 2018 - 12:31 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Don Carter, the owner who was instrumental in bringing the NBA to Dallas with the expansion Mavericks in 1980, has died. He was 84. The Dallas County medical examiner says Carter died Wednesday night. The cause was not disclosed. Carter co-founded the franchise with Norm Sonju, the...
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February 15, 2018 - 3:01 am
FOOTBALL AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Johnny Manziel says he is making a football comeback. Manziel announced Wednesday that he'll participate in the developmental Spring League in Austin, Texas, which will play from March 28 to April 15. The league is designed for...
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