Fan at Taylor Swift concert dies amid Rio De Janeiro heat wave

A fan died at Taylor Swift’s Rio de Janeiro concert Friday night, during a record-breaking heat wave. Ana Clara Benevides, a 23-year old psychology student, fainted in the front row of the concert and was given 40 minutes of CPR on-site before being taken to the hospital, where she died, her friend Thiago Fernandes told … Read more

Amber Hollibaugh, radical LGBTQ+ activist, dies at 77

Amber Hollibaugh, a vocal advocate for LGBTQ+ rights over the last five decades, died last month at the age of 77. A former sex worker and self-described Marxist feminist, Hollibaugh was active in a number of LGBTQ+ organizations, including the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, the Gay Men’s Health Project and the group Queers … Read more

Ivor Robson, legendary voice of the British Open, dies at 83

Ivor Robson, the official starter for the British Open for 41 years, has died at age 83, the Royal and Ancient Golf Club announced Tuesday. He delivered his famous “on the tee” announcement in his distinctive sing-song tone and Scottish accent for every golfer who played in the Open from 1975-2015, famously avoiding bathroom breaks … Read more

Man dies at Burning Man festival, where more rain is expected Sunday

Nevada police are investigating a man’s death at the Burning Man festival, where heavy rains and muddy conditions forced thousands of Labor Day weekend partygoers to hunker down. The Pershing County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that the man’s death occurred during the “rain event,” where stranded participants were urged to conserve food, water … Read more

Child dies aboard asylum-seekers bus entering Chicago

A 3-year-old child has died while aboard a bus that was carrying asylum-seekers being sent to Chicago, the Illinois Department of Public Health said. The Chicago Tribune reported that state health department spokeswoman Lauri Sanders confirmed the child had died Thursday while the bus was entering the Chicago area. Sanders was unable to provide more … Read more

Obama family chef dies in paddleboarding accident on Martha’s Vineyard

The personal chef of the Obama family who was reported missing Sunday after he went paddleboarding near the former first couple’s home on Martha’s Vineyard was found dead Monday, authorities said. The body of Tafari Campbell, 45, was recovered Monday at around 10 a.m. Eastern time about 100 feet from the shore of Edgartown Great … Read more