Author P.D. James during an interview in New York, Nov. 27, 2005. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams/File)

Detective novelist PD James dies

P.D. James’ books, many featuring sensitive sleuth Adam Dalgliesh, sold millions around the world, and most were just as popular when adapte…

Television journalist Diane Sawyer and her husband, film director Mike Nichols, pose together at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' 13th Annual Hall of Fame induction ceremonies, in this Nov. 1, 1997 file photo taken in the North Hollywood section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

Director Mike Nichols dies at 83

Mike Nichols, the director of matchless versatility with hits as “The Graduate,” ”Angels in America” and “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” has die…