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David Stern

David Stern was the longest-tenured commissioner in the history of the National Basketball Association. He served in the job from 1984-2014. David Stern is credited with growing the NBA into a market…

Howard Stern

Howard Stern's fondness for naughty talk and frank scatology helped his morning radio show become a nationwide hit in the 1990s. Stern got started in radio while at Boston University, worked as a dee…

Laurence Yep

Chinese-American writer Laurence Yep is the author of Dragonwings (1975), Child of the Owl (1977) and dozens of other books for young readers. Yep studied at Marquette University and earned an undergr…

Laurence Olivier

English actor Sir Laurence Olivier has been hailed as one of the 20th century's greatest classical actors and interpreters of William Shakespeare. Dark-eyed, strong-jawed and intense, Olivier rapidly …

Laurence Fishburne

Laurence Fishburne played the tough, mysterious, leather-clad Morpheus in the box office hit The Matrix (1999, with Keanu Reeves) and its sequels. Fishburne was acting on a national level from a young…

Laurence CURTIS

CURTIS, Laurence, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., September 3, 1893; graduated from Groton School in 1912 and from Harvard University in 1916; served…

The Laurence Boy

The Laurence Boy"Jo! Jo! Where are you?" cried Meg at the foot of the garret stairs."Here!" answered a husky voice from above, and, running up, Meg found her sister eating apples and crying …

Lazy Laurence

Lazy LaurenceLaurie went to Nice intending to stay a week, and remained a month. He was tired of wandering about alone, and Amy's familiar presence seemed to give a homelike charm to the fore…

Camp Laurence

Camp LaurenceBeth was postmistress, for, being most at home, she could attend to it regularly, and dearly liked the daily task of unlocking the little door and distributing the mail. One July…

Isaac Stern 2001 Deaths

Isaac SternAge: 81 Soviet-born concert violinist who was considered one of the world's leading virtuosos of the 20th century. Stern was a prolific performer, touring relentlessly around the wo…