Sanders, revered as one of the avant-garde's greatest tenor saxophonists, was a member of John Coltrane's final quartet. His expressive playing laid a path for generations of musicians.
The California winemaker firmly believed that no bottle of wine should cost more than $10. He created a business that struck bargain wine gold with Charles Shaw — also known as "Two Buck Chuck."
Papas catapulted to international fame in such films as Zorba the Greek, Z and The Guns of Navarone. She also earned acclaim for her work in classical Greek plays. She died Wednesday at age 96.
Shapoval volunteered to fight after Russia invaded Ukraine. His unit was recently sent to one of "the hottest zones" in the country, according to The National Opera of Ukraine.
As independent counsel, Starr and his investigations loomed over much of the Clinton presidency. His 1998 report about Clinton's affair with Monica Lewinsky helped lead to the president's impeachment.
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with journalist Michael Isikoff about the death of Ken Starr, who became a household name for investigating then-President Bill Clinton's affair with Monica Lewinsky.
Godard, the "enfant terrible" of the French New Wave who revolutionized popular cinema in 1960 with his debut feature Breathless, stood for years as one of the most vital and provocative directors.
The Grammy-winning Chicago pianist, composer and radio host died peacefully in his home on Monday morning.
Hunt was one of the last surviving actors from Hollywood's Golden Age of the 1930s and 1940s. Her career was disrupted for a time by the McCarthy-era blacklist.
Movies and TV shows like The Crown, The Queen and Spencer have played a huge role in how Americans have perceived the queen.
The queen served as the United Kingdom's monarch since 1952. Her reign spanned a remarkable arc in British history and was defined by duty to country — and considerable family pain.
Longtime NPR foreign correspondent Anne Garrels has died. She was known for her brave work covering war zones and conflicts around the world.
Straub was 79. He was known for his supernatural themes, including Ghost Story, The Hellfire Club and, in collaboration with Stephen King, The Talisman.
Vogt died "surrounded by his family after a battle with cancer," according to a statement from his representatives.
When Loden first uttered the phrase "the glass ceiling" in the 1970s, she hoped the invisible barrier for women that it described would soon become a thing of the past. She died last month at age 76.