HANDOUT PHOTO: undated photo of John D. Steinbruner, an author and scholar who led foreign policy, security and international studies at the Brookings Institution in Washington and later at the University of Maryland, who died April 16 at home in the District. He was 74. (Courtesy of Brookings Institution) for reuse contact: Rachel Slattery, rslattery@brookings.edu, 202.238.3564

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John D. Steinbruner, scholar of foreign and defense policy, dies at 74

Dr. Steinbruner directed the Brookings Institution’s foreign policy studies program from 1978 to 1996.

Richard Corliss, Time magazine film critic, dies at 71

Richard Corliss, Time magazine film critic, dies at 71

Mr. Corliss was a wide-ranging and prolific critic during his 35 years at the weekly magazine.

Sawyer Sweeten, child actor on ‘Everybody Loves Raymond,’ dies at 19

Sawyer Sweeten, child actor on ‘Everybody Loves Raymond,’ dies at 19

Mr. Sweeten and two of his siblings played Ray Romano’s children on the long-running CBS sitcom.

Mary Doyle Keefe, Norman Rockwell’s model for ‘Rosie the Riveter,’ dies at 92

Mary Doyle Keefe, Norman Rockwell’s model for ‘Rosie the Riveter,’ dies at 92

Her image captured the plucky spirit of American women who took on factory jobs during World War II.

M.H. Abrams, literary scholar who edited Norton Anthology, dies at 102

M.H. Abrams, literary scholar who edited Norton Anthology, dies at 102

The Cornell professor supervised the English literature anthology and wrote an influential study of Romanticism.

William Bonner, leader of a Pentecostal church, dies at 93

William Bonner, leader of a Pentecostal church, dies at 93

The bishop simultaneously pastored churches in New York, Washington, Detroit and other cities.

Charles T. Strobel, embattled former Alexandria police chief, dies at 77

Charles T. Strobel, embattled former Alexandria police chief, dies at 77

Mr. Strobel’s handling of a drug investigation fractured the city and forced his early retirement in 1987.

Steve Byrnes, a NASCAR on Fox broadcaster, dies at 56

Steve Byrnes, a NASCAR on Fox broadcaster, dies at 56

The television sports journalist, who grew up New Carrollton, Md., was diagnosed with cancer in 2013.

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