Mickey McLean

Mickey is executive editor of WORLD Digital.

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Comedian Tim Conway dies at age 85

by Mickey McLean
Posted 5/14/19, 04:04 pm

Tim Conway, a comedian known for his Emmy Award–winning work on The Carol Burnett Show in the 1970s, died Tuesday morning in a care facility in Los Angeles, according to his representative Howard Bragman of LaBrea Media. Conway, who was 85, died from a disorder where there is an excess amount of fluid on the brain. His wife, Charlene Fusco, and a daughter, Jackie, were at his side.

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Pompeo: North Korean missile launch not a threat

by Mickey McLean & Kent Covington
Posted 5/06/19, 10:18 am

UPDATE: A North Korean missile launch on Saturday does not pose a significant threat to the United States, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday. “At no point was there ever any international boundary crossed,” Pompeo told ABC News’ This Week. “They landed in the water east of North Korea and didn’t present a threat to the United States or to South Korea or Japan. And we know that they were relatively short range.”

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Author Rachel Held Evans dies at age 37

by Mickey McLean
Posted 5/04/19, 07:11 pm

Rachel Held Evans, an author and blogger popular with theologically liberal Christians, died Saturday at a hospital in Nashville, Tenn., after a brief illness. She was 37. On April 19, her husband, Dan Evans, announced that doctors had placed his wife in a medically induced coma after she began “exhibiting unexpected symptoms” and “experiencing constant seizures” after being treated for an infection. Doctors, according to her husband, attempted to wean her off of the coma medication this week, but her condition worsened.

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