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  • Private equity pioneer Kohlberg dies at age 90 Saturday, 1 Aug 2015 | 2:07 PM ET
    The New York Stock Exchange

    Jerome Kohlberg Jr., the veteran financier who pioneered leveraged-buyouts, died on Thursday at his home in Martha's Vineyard. He was 90.

  • Hollywood force Jerry Weintraub dies age 77 Tuesday, 7 Jul 2015 | 3:52 AM ET
    Jerry Weintraub in June, 2015

    Jerry Weintraub, a showman whose career touched entertainers as grandly diverse as Elvis Presley and Michael Douglas, died on Monday.

  • Remembering Ralph Roberts Monday, 22 Jun 2015 | 6:29 AM ET
    Remembering Ralph Roberts

    Cable television pioneer and Comcast founder Ralph Roberts passed away Thursday night. He was an icon, mentor and friend to many. He will be greatly missed.

  • Comcast founder Ralph Roberts dies at 95 Friday, 19 Jun 2015 | 11:10 AM ET
    Ralph Roberts, founder of Comcast Corp.

    Roberts, who served as the company's chairman emeritus, founded Comcast when he bought a small cable system in Mississippi in 1963.

  • Charleston police: Church shooting a hate crime Thursday, 18 Jun 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Charleston police: Church shooting a hate crime

    Nine people were shot dead during a bible study session at a church in South Carolina, reports CNBC's Becky Quick.

  • JPM's Jimmy Lee always did right thing: Welch Thursday, 18 Jun 2015 | 8:36 AM ET
    Jimmy Lee, vice chairman of JPMorgan Chase.

    "Jimmy was a master of his craft, but he was so much more—he was an incomparable force of nature," JPMorgan head Jamie Dimon said.

  • A look at recent transport disasters in China Thursday, 4 Jun 2015 | 12:19 AM ET
    A look at recent transport disasters in China

    China is no stranger to transport disasters. While some were caused by human errors, others were due to lax implementation of proper procedures. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports.

  • Angry Chinese relatives await information Thursday, 4 Jun 2015 | 12:16 AM ET
    Angry Chinese relatives await information

    Amid scarce information available on the rescue operation, frustration is growing among the relatives of those missing in China's cruise ship tragedy. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports.

  • Leading causes of unintentional deaths Monday, 1 Jun 2015 | 1:23 PM ET
    Leading causes of unintentional deaths

    June is National Safety Month, and the National Safety Council has compiled statistics on the odds of dying for Americans. Deborah Hersman, National Safety Council President and CEO, provides insight.

  • AmEx President Gilligan dies following illness Friday, 29 May 2015 | 2:44 PM ET
    AmEx President Gilligan dies following illness

    American Express President Ed Gilligan has passed away Friday, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • Happy Rockefeller dies at 88 Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | 8:09 AM ET
    Nelson Rockefeller and Happy Rockefeller at the Pearl Bailey party in January, 1969.

    Her marriage to Nelson Rockefeller soon after both had been divorced raised a political storm and may have cost him the GOP presidential nomination.

  • B.B. King dies at age 89 Friday, 15 May 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    B.B. King dies at age 89

    The "King of Blues" passed away in his sleep at his home in Las Vegas, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso Cabrera.

  • David Goldberg

    Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg posted an emotional tribute to her husband, Dave Goldberg, four days after his death in a treadmill accident.

  • What killed Silicon Valley exec Dave Goldberg Monday, 4 May 2015 | 12:06 PM ET
    David Goldberg

    Dave Goldberg, chief executive of SurveyMonkey and husband of Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg, died after he collapsed at the gym at a private resort in Mexico.

  • Disney moves earnings time due to Goldberg funeral Monday, 4 May 2015 | 4:28 PM ET
    A Disney store in Times Square, New York City.

    Disney has moved its earnings report to Tuesday morning to allow employees to attend SurveyMonkey CEO David Goldberg's funeral.

  • Dave Goldberg dies at 47 Monday, 4 May 2015 | 6:19 AM ET
    Dave Goldberg dies at 47

    Survey Monkey CEO Dave Goldberg died suddenly this weekend. He was a well-known entrepreneur and husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg.

  • Indonesian Fin Min: 'Bali Nine' backlash is 'unfair'

    With capital punishments also in place in Singapore and Malaysia, it is unfair for Indonesia to be criticized for the execution of drug convicts, says Bambang Brodjonegoro, finance minister of Indonesia.

  • Indonesia must abide by its own law: Amnesty Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 9:45 PM ET
    Indonesia must abide by its own law: Amnesty

    Diana Sayed, crisis campaigner at Amnesty International, says Indonesia must give "rule of law and due process" to the group of drug-crime convicts on death row.

  • Harvey Miller dead at age 82 Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 12:21 PM ET
    Harvey Miller dead at age 82

    Famed bankruptcy attorney Harvey Miller has died after a long battle with ALS, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly. He was 82.

  • Australian PM urges Europe to turn away migrant boats Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 12:45 AM ET
    Australian PM urges Europe to turn away migrant boats

    Colin Chapman, president of Australian Institute of International Affairs NSW, explains why Australian prime minister Tony Abbott's advice to Europe is "a bit premature."