• 7 Texas A&M mascots buried outside updated Kyle Field

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — The remains of seven Texas A&M canine mascots have been buried outside Kyle Field following $485 million in renovations to the football stadium.

  • File- This Oct. 16, 2010, file photo shows Wes Craven arriving at the Scream Awards in Los Angeles. Craven, whose "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream" movies made him one of the most recognizable names in the horror film genre, has died. He was 76. Craven's family said in a statement that he died in his Los Angeles home Sunday after battling brain cancer. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

    Movie horror director Wes Craven dies at 76

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s hard enough to redefine a genre once in a career, but horror virtuoso Wes Craven managed to do it twice.

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  • File- This Oct. 16, 2010, file photo shows Wes Craven arriving at the Scream Awards in Los Angeles. Craven, whose "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream" movies made him one of the most recognizable names in the horror film genre, has died. He was 76. Craven's family said in a statement that he died in his Los Angeles home Sunday after battling brain cancer. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

    Horror master Wes Craven dies at 76

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wes Craven, the prolific writer-director who startled audiences with iconic suburban slashers like “Nightmare on Elm Street” and “Scream,” has died. He was 76.

  • File-This Oct. 6, 2001, file photo shows Gov. Marvin Mandel, accompanied by his wife, Jeanne, walking to the federal courthouse in Baltimore.  Mandel, whose 26-year career in state government ended with his 1977 conviction on political corruption charges, has died. He was 95. According to a statement from his family, Mandel passed away Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, after spending two days with family while celebrating his son's 50th birthday. Once considered one of Maryland's most powerful and effective governors, Mandel presided over a major reorganization of state government, built a subway in Baltimore and spent $1 billion on school construction. But his accomplishments were overshadowed by his personal tribulations, which included his trial and a messy divorce when he moved out of the governor's mansion, leaving his first wife behind so he could marry another woman. (AP Photo/Bill Smith)

    Gov. Marvin Mandel, who fell from political grace, has died

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Marvin Mandel, a former Maryland governor whose 26-year career in state government ended with his 1977 conviction on political corruption charges, has died. He was 95.

  • Fund set up in honor of Vikings stadium worker who died

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A fund has been set up in memory of the construction worker who died last week in a fall at the new Minnesota Vikings stadium under construction in downtown Minneapolis.

  • In this Nov. 4, 2008, file photo, trainer Bart Cummings, left, holds a Melbourne Cup winner's trophy after jockey Blake Shinn, right, riding "Viewed" won the race at Flemmington race coarse in Melbourne, Australia. Cummings, one of Australia's top racehorse trainers who won the Melbourne Cup a record 12 times, died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015 at the age of 87, his family said. (AP Photo/Andrew Brownbill, File)

    12-time Melbourne Cup-winning trainer Bart Cummings dies

    SYDNEY (AP) — Bart Cummings, one of Australia’s most successful racehorse trainers who won the Melbourne Cup a record 12 times, has died at the age of 87.

  • This is a  Nov. 26, 2008 file photo of  Dr Oliver Sacks, receiving his Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE ), by  Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, London. Dr. Oliver Sacks, whose books like "The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat" probed distant ranges of human experience by compassionately portraying people with severe and sometimes bizarre neurological conditions, has died. He was 82 .Sacks died Sunday at his home in New York City, his assistant, Kate Edgar, said. (Lewis Whyld/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

    ‘Awakenings’ author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82

    NEW YORK (AP) — There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. And most famously, the man who mistook his wife for a hat.

  • 1st African-American actor to play Valjean on Broadway dies

    NEW YORK (AP) — Kyle Jean-Baptiste, the first African-American and youngest person to ever play the role of Jean Valjean in “Les Misérables” on Broadway has died after falling from a fire escape, according to a show spokesman. He was 21.

  • In this Nov. 2, 2007, file photo, Hall of Fame hockey coach Al Arbour responds to questions during a news conference at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y. Arbour, who coached the New York Islanders to four consecutive Stanley Cup championships and ranks as the NHL's second-most winningest coach, has died, team officials announced Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. He was 82. The cause of death is unclear, though Arbor was battling a lengthy illness and had been living in Florida. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

    Al Arbour, who coached Isles to 4 Cup titles, dies at 82

    Al Arbour, the bespectacled gentleman of a coach who molded a young and talented New York Islanders franchise into an NHL dynasty that won four straight Stanley Cups in the early 1980s, has died. He was 82.

  • In this Jan. 16, 1954, file photo, Kentucky basketball coach Adolph Rupp talks to players, from left, Cliff Hagan, Lou Tsioropoulos and Frank Ramsey (30) in Lexington, Ky. Tsioropoulos, a member of Kentucky's 1951 NCAA national championship team and the unbeaten `53-54 squad who went on to win two NBA titles with the Boston Celtics, has died. He was 84. Tsioropoulos' nephew, Michael Johnson, said Wednesday night, Aug. 26, 2015, that his uncle died Saturday in Louisville, Ky., of natural causes. A memorial service was held there Wednesday. He would have turned 85 on Monday. (AP Photo/John Wyatt, File)

    Former Kentucky standout Lou Tsioropoulos dies at 84

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Lou Tsioropoulos, a member of Kentucky’s 1951 NCAA national championship team and the unbeaten ’53-54 squad who went on to win two NBA titles with the Boston Celtics, has died. He was 84.