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Fashion icon Oscar de la Renta dead at 82

Fashion icon Oscar de la Renta dead at 82

Legendary fashion icon Oscar de la Renta, known for his signature style and design, died Monday. He was 82.

De la Renta's career stretched more than 50 years as he designed gowns for Oscar winners and several first ladies, starting with Jackie Kennedy.

Oscar Pistorius stands as the Judge announces that he's been sentenced to 5 years in prison for the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison

Former Olympian Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for the 2013 shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

Earlier this year, Pistorius was convicted of culpable homicide, which means a person was killed unintentionally, but unlawfully. He was also convicted on a weapons charge and given a three-year sentence, but it was suspended for five years on the condition that he's not found guilty of another crime involving negligence involving a firearm.

FILE - Legendary designer Oscar de la Renta died October 20, 2014 at his home in Kent, Connecticut. He was 82.

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Oscar de la Renta, legendary fashion designer, dies at 82 (CNN)
- He dressed every first lady since Jackie Kennedy

Jodi Arias' sentencing retrial begins today in Phoenix

Jodi Arias' sentencing retrial starts

Jodi Arias' sentencing retrial begins today in Phoenix.

This new jury will decide if she'll get the death penalty, or life in prison.

Forecast: 100% chance of playful puppy

Forecast: 100% chance of playful puppy

Have you seen the video of a huge dog taking over a Canadian weatherman's forecast?

Meteorologist Mike Sobel was promoting pet adoptions for the local humane society but Ripple, a mastiff-shepherd mix, got really excited. He jumped up on Sobel and even chewed through his leash!

A file picture taken on Wednesday July 2, 2014, to mark Britain's Prince George's first birthday, shows Prince William (R) and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (L) with Prince George during a visit to the Sensational Butterflies exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London.

Will and Kate's second baby due in April

We just learned Prince William and Duchess Kate are expecting baby No. 2 in April.

Grandpa Prince Charles made the announcement on his website

File photo

Another reason for men to 'heart' Viagra?

Could Viagra have some uses outside the bedroom?

Researchers say the little blue pill could improve how well your heart worksThey say that Viagra’s active ingredient apparently helped prevent the thickening of the heart's main pumping chamber in men, and it did not affect blood pressure.

 Pro-democracy protesters guard a barricade in anticipation of clashes with police on a street in Mong Kok on October 20, 2014 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Police have begun to take measures to remove the blockades put in place by pro democracy supporters following weeks of protests. Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has set talks for October 21 between protest groups and government officials.

Dozens hurt in pro-democracy Hong Kong protests

Dozens of people were hurt in more protests in Hong Kong.

The clashes, now in their fourth week, appear to be getting more violent.

People stand atop an overturned car in Keene, N.H. on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, during a night of violent parties that led to destruction, dozens of arrests and multiple injuries, near the city's annual pumpkin festival. The parties around the school coincided with the annual Keene Pumpkin Festival, where the community tries to set a world record of the largest number of carved and lighted jack-o-lanterns in one place.

Riot breaks out at Pumpkin Fest

A riot broke out at a New Hampshire pumpkin festival over the weekend.

Dozens of people lit fires and threw rocks and pumpkins at police in riot gear.

Authorities looking for Hannah Graham found human remains Saturday on an abandoned property eight miles from where the University of Virginia student was last seen five weeks ago, police said. The entrance to the crime scene where the remains were found remained closed on Sunday afternoon

Remains found in search for Hannah Graham

We may learn Monday whether human remains found over the weekend are those of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.

Police in Virginia say a skull and bones were found behind a vacant house about eight miles from where Graham was last seen five weeks ago. They also found a pair of black pants similar to ones she was wearing.