Jack Welch, former GE CEO, dead at 84

Mar 2, 2020
Welch led General Electric for two decades, during which the company's market value soared from $12 billion to $410 billion.
Welch led General Electric through two decades of massive growth and transformation, but wasn’t without his critics.
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Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot dies at 89

Jul 9, 2019
The businessman and two-time independent presidential candidate was outspoken on the subject of federal spending.
H. Ross Perot before a California Senate committee in 2002.
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Former Chrysler CEO Lee Iacocca has died at age 94

Jul 3, 2019
In his 32-year career at Ford and then Chrysler, Iacocca helped launch some of Detroit’s best-selling and most significant vehicles, including the minivan, the Chrysler K-cars and the Ford Escort.
Lee Iacocca, Founding Chairman of The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc., speaks during the 2004 Ellis Island Family Heritage Awards April 21, 2004 at the Ellis Island Museum in New York City.
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Alan Krueger, noted economist who served Obama, has died

Mar 19, 2019
Alan Krueger, a groundbreaking Princeton University economist who served as a top adviser in two Democratic administrations and was an authority on the labor market, has died.
Alan Krueger smiles while shaking hands with U.S. President Barack Obama after he nominated Krueger to be the next chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers August 29, 2011 at the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C.
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Remembering Karl Lagerfeld, a creative force in the business of fashion

Feb 19, 2019
The fashion house Chanel announced its creative director died today.
Karl Lagerfeld before the opening of his photo exhibition entitled 'Little Black Jacket' at the Grand Palais in Paris, France on November 8, 2012.
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What it was like to live in Prince's backyard

Apr 21, 2016
For one Minneapolis music writer, Prince was "like a shadow that looms over everything else that's ever happened here."
A man touches the Prince star on the wall outside the First Avenue nightclub Thursday in Minneapoli. Prince died earlier today at his Paisley Park compound at the age of 57.
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Pop superstar Prince dies suddenly at 57

Apr 21, 2016
The rock legend was found dead at his estate in suburban Minneapolis.
Prince performs during the halftime show at Super Bowl XLI on February 4, 2007 at Dolphin Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.
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Original Mouseketeer Annette Funicello dead at 70

Apr 8, 2013
Annette Funicello was America's beach blanket sweetheart, and before that a Disney Mousketeer.