Nancy Reagan

Actress and former First Lady Nancy Reagan died Sunday of Congestive heart failure. She was 94.

Mrs. Reagan had been in poor health for years. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1987, while her husband, Ronald Reagan, was president. Then 2 falls landed her in the hospital. She was confined to a wheelchair in the final years of her life.

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Andrae Crouch

Grammy-winning gospel legend Andrae Crouch has died in a Los Angeles hospital. He was 72.

Crouch was known for his energetic, soul-stirring gospel songs. But he also wrote or produced music for Michael Jackson, Elvis Presley, and Paul Simon among others.

Crouch died at a Los Angeles area hospital where he had been hospitalized since Saturday.

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Attorney General of the United States Eric Holder

Yesterday, news broke that Attorney General of the U.S. Eric Holder suffered chest pains, palpitations (rapid heartbeat) and shortness of breath during a Justice Dept. meeting. My initial thought was that Holder suffered a panic attack. Especially after it was revealed that doctors gave him medication to "return his heartbeat to normal" then discharged him. If his condition was all that serious he would have been hospitalized, if only to monitor him overnight.

Of course, at 63, he could also be diagnosed with any number of heart ailments such as Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Coronary Artery Disease, Angina, Congestive Heart failure, mild heart attack, etc. But based on his symptoms -- and the fact that hundreds of black pastors are calling for his impeachment -- I think he suffered a panic attack.

Apparently, The Hufffington Post does, too.

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Lil' Kim Sighting, NYC

Tongues were wagging when rapper Lil' Kim showed up at a NY Fashion Week event on Wednesday night with a distended abdomen. Kim's appearance sparked rumors that she was pregnant. The 39-year-old rapper's abdomen was so distended she had difficulty walking and had to be carried by a member of her entourage.

Abdominal distention means swelling or bloating of the abdominal cavity but not of the stomach itself. The swelling can be caused by overeating or swallowing large amounts of air, such as when chewing gum.

Abdominal distention in a female is often mistaken for pregnancy.

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