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Former New York mayor Ed Koch attends the third presidential debate in the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex at Hofstra University October 15, 2008 in Hempstead, New York. This is the final debate before voters will go to the polls in the 2008 general election on November 4. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch Dead At 88

Spokesman George Arzt said Koch died at 2 a.m. at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia hospital of congestive heart failure. The funeral will be Monday at Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan.

02/01/2013

Actor Charles Durning died Christmas Eve at age 89. (/file - credit: Michael N. Todaro/Getty Images)

Actor Charles Durning Dies At Age 89

His hard life and wartime trauma provided the basis for a prolific 50-year career as a consummate Oscar-nominated character actor, playing everyone from a Nazi colonel to the pope to Dustin Hoffman’s would-be suitor in “Tootsie.”

12/25/2012

Cosmo Editor-In-Chief Helen Gurley Brown (file/Photo by Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images)

Cosmo Editor-In-Chief Helen Gurley Brown Dead After A Brief Hospitalization

The editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine for more than 30 years died after a brief hospitalization at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia.

08/13/2012