Robert Rauschenberg, 82 -- An American artists renowned for shaping 20th century art, he was famous for his use of non-traditional materials.
"As long as everybody has a different story, and people keep arguing about what the paintings about, or the object, well then I feel it's alive."
Robert Mondavi, 94 -- A famed Napa Valley vintner, he helped California wine gain international prominence.
Jimmy Slyde, 80 -- A big-band era rhythm tap dancer, he was known for his glides and slides.
Irena Sendler, 98 -- A Roman Catholic, she created a network to rescue 2500 Jewish children from the Warsaw ghetto.
IN THE PAST TWO WEEKS, THE PENTAGON RELEASED THE NAMES OF 8 SOLDIERS KILLED IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN.
Army SGT Isaac Palomarez, 26, of Loveland, CO
Army SPC Mary J Jaenichen, 20, of Temecula, CA
Army PFC Ara T Deysie, 18, of Parker, AZ
Army SGT Joseph A Ford, 23, of Knox, IN
Army PVT Matthew W Brown, 20, of Zelienople, PA
Army CPL Jessica A Ellis, 24, of Bend, OR
Army SSG Victor M Cota, 33, of Tucson, AZ
Army SGT John K Daggett, 21, of Phoenix, AZA famed