NEW YORK (AP) — Nora Ephron, the essayist, author and filmmaker who challenged and thrived in the male-dominated worlds of movies and journalism and was loved, respected and feared for her wit, died on Tuesday of leukemia. She was 71.
NEW YORK (AP) — Frank McCourt, the beloved raconteur and former
public school teacher who enjoyed post-retirement fame as the
author of “Angela’s Ashes,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of woe
about his impoverished Irish childhood, died Sunday of cancer at