A 23-year-old Taylor Swift fan died at the singer’s Eras Tour concert in Rio de Janeiro Friday night, according to a statement from the show’s organizers in Brazil. Both Swifties and politicians reacted to the news with outrage. While a cause of death for Ana Clara Benevides Machado has not been announced, fans complained they were not allowed to take water into Nilton Santos Olympic Stadium despite soaring temperatures. A group launched an online petition…"Taylor Swift fan dies at Eras concert in Rio de Janeiro amid soaring heat – National"
Michael Chiarello, the celebrity chef who inspired a generation of eager home cooks with his passion for food and entertaining, has died. He was 61. Chiarello’s company, Gruppo Chiarello, announced the Food Network star’s death on Saturday. Chiarello died at Queen of the Valley Medical Center in Napa, Calif., where he was being treated for an acute allergic reaction that led to anaphylactic shock. It is unclear if the allergy was food-related. The chef reportedly…"Michael Chiarello, celebrity chef and Food Network star, dies at 61 – National"
Randy Meisner, a founding member of the Eagles who added high harmonies to such favorites as “Take It Easy” and “The Best of My Love” and stepped out front for the waltz-time ballad “Take It to the Limit,” has died, the band said Thursday. Meisner died Wednesday night in Los Angeles of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the Eagles said in a statement. He was 77. The bassist had endured numerous afflictions in recent…"Randy Meisner, founding member of the Eagles, dies at 77 – National"
JERUSALEM — A high-profile Palestinian prisoner died in Israeli custody on Tuesday after a nearly three-month-long hunger strike, Israel’s prison service announced, at a time of already soaring tensions between Israel and the Palestinians. Khader Adnan, a leader in the militant Islamic Jihad group, had begun staging protracted hunger strikes more than a decade ago, introducing a new form of protests against Israel’s mass detentions of Palestinians without charges or trials. On Tuesday, the 45-year-old…"Prominent Palestinian hunger striker dies in Israeli custody"
Former White House national security advisor Robert C. McFarlane, a top aide to President Reagan who pleaded guilty to charges for his role in an illegal arms-for-hostages deal known as the Iran-Contra affair, has died at 84. McFarlane, who lived in Washington, died Thursday from complications of a previous illness at a hospital in Michigan, where he was visiting family, according to a family statement. “As his family we wish to share our deep sadness…"Robert C. McFarlane, Reagan advisor who pleaded guilty in Iran-Contra affair, dies at 84"