Reese, of TV’s ‘Touched by an Angel,’ has died at 86

Associated Press

LOS ANGELES — Della Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as Tess, the wise angel in the long-running television drama “Touched by an Angel,” has died at age 86.

A family representative released a statement Monday that Reese died peacefully Sunday evening in California. No cause of death or additional details were provided.

Before “Touched by an Angel” debuted in 1994, Reese was mainly known as a singer, although she had costarred on “Chico and the Man,” ”Charlie and Company” and “The Royal Family” and hosted her own talk show, “Della.”

She appeared on numerous shows such as “Night Court,” ”L.A. Law,” and “Designing Women,” but wrote in her 1997 autobiography that she had difficulty being typecast until she landed her “Touched by an Angel” role.

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British Airways will start boarding customers based on their ticket price — and people are outraged

British Airways will begin to board passengers according to their ticket price on December 12.Passengers with the most expensive tickets will board first and those with the least expensive tickets will board last.The airline is being accused of promoting a class-based system of customer service.

British Airways has been no stranger to controversy over the past few months. From reports of passengers facing …

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