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Former Child Star Shirley Temple Dies at 85

Shirley Temple Black, who lifted America's spirits as a bright-eyed, dimpled child movie star during the Great Depression and later became a U.S. diplomat, died late on Monday evening at the age of 85, a family spokeswoman said in a statement. Temple Black, who lured millions to the movies in the 1930s during the Great Depression, "peacefully passed away'' at her California home from natural causes at 10:57 p.m. local time (0657 GMT), surrounded by her family and...

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