Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies at 87; Glen Campbell Reportedly Moved to Alzheimer’s Facility
APRIL 18, 2014
By ABC NEWS
Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies at 87
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Gabriel Garcia Marquez, a pioneering author who popularized the genre "magical realism" through such novels as "100 Years of Solitude" and "Love in the Time of Cholera," has died. He was 87.
The Nobel Prize winner known affectionately to fans and admirers as "Gabo" died Thursday in his home in Mexico City, after recently being hospitalized for lung and urinary tract infections.
A Colombia native, Marquez gained worldwide fame and recognition for his work that blended elements of the fantastical and real to create works of literature that sold millions of copies in numerous languages across the globe.
Donovan McNabb Serves Jail Time in Arizona
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Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb spent one day in an Arizona jail before being released Thursday, court records released by West Mesa Justice Court show.
"I have had other high-profile athletes who have been incarcerated with no problems, and this latest athlete follows that same pattern," Maricopa County sheriff Joe Arpaio told ESPN.
McNabb, who played in the NFL for 13 years with the Philadelphia Eagles, served his sentence for a DUI arrest in December. His lawyer, Stephen Benedetto, did not immediately return calls from ESPN on Thursday.
Glen Campbell Reportedly Moved to Alzheimer’s Facility
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Music legend and Grammy-winner Glen Campbell, 77, has reportedly been moved to an Alzheimer’s care facility after the deterioration of his condition that was diagnosed three years ago, according to Yahoo News.
The “Rhinestone Cowboy” singer, who was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2005, has been in the business for 50 years and released more than 75 albums and sold over 45 million records.