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The cause of the longtime host's death has not been confirmed, although it is known Banks battled with diabetes and kidney problems for some time.

He found a concrete spot on Sesame Street as Mr. Handford, who ran Hooper's Store on the show from 1990 to 1998. Fans took to Twitter to offer condolences to the beloved actor.

Nelle Harper Lee, the author of the Pulitzer Prize winning book To Kill a Mockingbird, has died at the age of 89.

In memory of the great Maurice White, we've listed our 10 favorite Earth, Wind & Fire cuts. If we missed one of your favorites, let us know in the comments.

After a long battle with Parkinson's disease, Earth, Wind & Fire founding member Maurice White has died.

A year after Bobbi Kristina Brown was found unconscious and face down in the bathtub of her Atlanta, Georgia townhouse, fans, relatives, and admirers alike are still awaiting details about just what happened to the 22-year-old daughter of pop diva Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown.

Supermodel Iman has been paying tribute to David Bowie by compiling pictures that celebrities have posted of the rockstar

Legendary rock star David Bowie has died. He was 69 years old.

Clay, known for blues songs like "Trying to Live My Life Without You" and "The Only Way is Up," died after suffering a heart attack

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Michael Jackson is still the top earning dead celebrity acording to Forbes.com, but where does he place with the living entertainers from last year? You will be surprised!