With the death of John F. Kennedy’s brother, Senator Edward M Kennedy, and their sister, Eunice Shriver, the founder of the Special Olympics for the developmentally challenged, there has been a wealth of news stories — obituaries and otherwise — about the recurring tragedies endured by what some call America’s "royal family." NEW YORK (CNN) — With the death of John F
A Bronx woman has been charged with murder and robbery in the death of an 89-year-old Nazi concentration camp survivor, and police said a man is still being sought in connection with the death. Angela Murray, 30, was arrested Saturday, according to the Manhattan district attorney’s office, and is accused of strangling Guido Felix Brinkmann on Thursday in his Upper East Side apartment.
One function of celebrity is to alert the rest of us to hard truths, to teach us the lessons of love and grief.