Jordison drummed for the group during the peak of its popularity in the early 2000s.

The four-term senator, known as a conservative as well as a pragmatist, died after suffering serious injuries in a bicycling accident. He had retired from the Senate in January.

He also edited sailing magazines and raced in three Olympic Games for his native Canada.

His “electroweak” theory lies at the core of what physicists know as the Standard Model.

He founded the Algebra Project, a math education initiative aimed at rural and inner-city students.

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His humor was built around chutzpah, his Jewish identity and his absurdist observations of life.

After conducting research on viruses, he led the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Chevy Chase, Md.

With his business partner, Jim Andrews, he distributed cartoons including “Calvin and Hobbes,” “The Far Side” and “Cathy,” as well as columnists including Abigail Van Buren and Garry Wills.

He worked for the old Washington Star and later for NBC and CNN.

He was a campaign official and Senate chief of staff for John F. Kerry, then helped launch a political newsletter.

In a long career in jazz, on Broadway and on television, he won Tony and Emmy awards.

An inveterate adventurer, he created a textbook that became an essential guide for the delivery of medical care in the wild.

His image of a bearded man wearing a turban with a fuse-lit bomb that a newspaper labeled as the Muslim prophet provoked a free-speech debate and sparked extremist attacks, including a massacre at a French magazine that republished the image.

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He was praised — and criticized — for funneling earmarked federal funds to his district.

He was an early supporter of the alt-right movement and advocated for a White ethnostate.

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His single “Just a Friend” became a Top 10 hit, propelled by its unabashedly off-key chorus.

Fearless and uncompromising, she led sometimes-violent protests in the 1960s on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Ebony magazine dubbed her ‘the lady general of civil rights.’

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The editor escaped the Holocaust as a child and later directed reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein.

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She won singles and doubles titles at each major tournament, including Wimbledon in 1956.

She built a stable of stake winners and was inducted into the Virginia Steeplechase Association Hall of Fame in 2014.

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Fletcher, Richard "rik"

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Garber Jr., John

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Garrison, Darrell

Gerow, Julia

Gibson, Shirley

Gray, Jesse

Greco, Gina

Greenspan, Roberta

Grinnalds, Vera

Groom, Carol

Gurley Jr., Joseph

Guthrie Jr., Mahlon

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Johnson, Thomas

Jones Jr., Raymond

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Lee, Thomas

Lemay, Michael

Lewis Jr., Robert "bob"

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Little, James

Lord, Gail

Luksenburg, Helen

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Mannion, Rose

Mayes, John

McDonald, Ian

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McMillan, Eleanor

Meiselman, Charles

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Morris, Charles

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Plummer, Clara

Polimadei, Roland

Pound, Edward

Prins, Curtis

Prouty, Muriel

Puddy, Nancy

Rigby, Peter

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Wellington, Gloria

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Wilkins, Eric

Williams, Barbara

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Williams, Grwendolyn

Wilson, Margaret

Wood, Patricia

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