Dr. Hale promoted safety advances for young ballplayers and expanded Little League activities around the world.

Working with her husband, Nobel laureate Jerome Karle, she made major advances in chemistry.

His stinging editorials doomed the nomination of federal judge G. Harrold Carswell to the high court in 1970.

Her husband, Richard, co-founded direct-sales company Amway. She was the mother-in-law of U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

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Her portrayals of wistful ingenues, romantic temptresses and tragic adulteresses spanned more than eight decades.

He and his daughter Emily built a pastel-colored, turtlenecked fashion empire.

He was frontman for the Tragically Hip, a band as closely linked to Canada as the Beatles are to England or the U2 singer Bono is to Ireland.

Her reporting, based on the Panama Papers, made her one of Malta’s most prominent journalists before her death at 53.

He was known for his stage portrayal of Abraham Lincoln and his screen appearances in “Game of Thrones.”

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In the 1970s he led the school district through a period of stability and achievement.

The former wife of Kennedy aide Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. captured her experiences in pictures and words.

His monumental works included a 40-foot blue bear outside the Denver convention center.

A master of structure and rhyme, he had a reputation as one of the 20th century’s greatest poets.

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