James Gandolfini

Terrible news for TV fans: James Gandolfini, who played mobster Tony Soprano on HBO’s seminal drama “The Sopranos,” died suddenly today at the age of 51. Gandolfini was traveling in Italy on vacation when he fell ill; conflicting reports have him suffering either a heart attack or a stroke. He is survived by his wife, […]

Jiroemon Kimura

The world’s oldest person, 116-year-old Japanese man Jiroemon Kimura, died on Wednesday, Japanese media said. Kimura, who lived in Kyotango near Kyoto in western Japan, had been hospitalized for pneumonia since last month. He became the world’s oldest person on December 17, 2012, after the former title holder, a 115-year-old woman from Iowa died, according […]