After her son John tried to kill President Reagan, she devoted her life to looking after his care and advocating for mental health research and education.

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She assailed patriarchal assumptions, such as the tendency to blame mothers for their children’s problems, in her campaign to improve mental health care for women.

In addition to his Mars experiment, he developed an artificial sweetener and wastewater treatment technology.

Known as one of his country’s foremost intellectuals, he also presided over the influential publishing house Adelphi Edizioni.

His audiokinetic sculptures were a combination of engineering, artistry and humor.

A progressive Democrat, he led an effort to keep the Olympics out of Colorado.

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The Stanford professor was known to generations of psychology students as the author of the seminal Bobo doll studies on aggression.

He was one of the Dominican Republic’s most beloved musicians, known for up-tempo hits including “Patacón Pisao” and “¿Pitaste?”

Mrs. Pearl, who survived a pogrom against Iraqi Jews in her youth, helped establish a foundation in memory of her son, a Wall Street Journal reporter abducted and beheaded by Islamic militants in Pakistan in 2002.

He was an influential leader on national security and served decades in Congress with his brother, Sander.

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With low-tech commercials, he made millions with his Chop-O-Matic, Pocket Fisherman and Showtime Rotisserie oven.

He was part of the Texas trio for more than 50 years, anchoring blues-rock hits like “La Grange” and “Tush.”

He exposed wrongdoing by public officials while working at the Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report, USA Today and other outlets.

The nearly bloodless military coup restored democracy to Portugal after almost half a century of right-wing dictatorship and effectively ended Portugal’s colonial rule over the African nations of Angola, Mozambique and Guinea-Bissau.

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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.

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Photos: Larry King, TV host who gave boldface names a cozy forum, dies at 87

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Articola, Evelyn

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Barrett, Louise

Baul Sr., John

Becker, Kenneth

Bhatnagar, Vinod

Blandford, Robert "bob"

Bodson, Michael

Bouknight, Reginald "reggie"

Brown, James A.

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Cobb, Ladora

Conte, Vincent

Cox-Black, Lisa

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Darr, Donna

Davis, Ed

Earle, Edward "ed"

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Evans, Helen

Frazier, Brenda Lee

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Geraghty, John

Gilbert, Susan

Goldbrenner, Marian

Hadley, Elizabeth "beth"

Harp, James

Henry, Debra

Horn, Mary

Hyson, Juanita

Jarvis, Raymond

Jenkins Sr., Alvin

Jimenez, George

Jones, Charles E.

Kirkland, Irene

Koilpillai, Juanita

Lee, King

Lippmann, Elizabeth

Louer, Philip

Lucid, Rebecca

Lundy Iii, James "jim"

Lytal, Dorothy "dotty"

McMahan, Paul

Megargee, Geoffrey

Menzer, David

Milam, James

Milin, Krist

Miller, Matthew

Miller, Rosemary

Mitchell, Hepisy

Morabito, Marilyn

Moran, Kathleen

Moreland, Mary

Nixon, Mary

Northern, Dara

O'Neal, Ernestine

O'Neil, William

O'Sullivan, Denis

Oishi, Mary

Olsen, Donna

Olumba, Rufus

Orcino, Giovanni "john"

Perritt, Diane D.

Philippen, Ellaree And John

Pilzer, Lillian

Pinkston, Cynthia

Piro, Amanda

Plamondon Sr., Peter

Posin, Tillie

Redd, Elinor

Rich, Kathleen

Riordan, Eileen

Robinson, Ruth

Saunders Sr., Donald

Scripps, Betty

Shea, Terence

Smith, Martha Smith

Spalding, Gregory

Stewart, Norma

Stroot, Michael

Struebing, Gregory

Tarr, Judith

Thomas, Ethel Lafay

Ting, Benson

Trimble, Laura

Walle, Elizabeth "dinny"

Washington, Janice

Waters, Aubria

Welbon, Jonathan "nate"

Welch, Barbara

Whitson-Davis, Rhoda

Young, Johnny

Adelson, Ina

Alba, Zito "jet"

Aronson, Charles

Articola, Evelyn

Bacon, Donald

Baker, Barbara

Baker, Douglas

Barbee, Mary "polly"

Barksdale Iii, Thomas

Barnes, Alvin

Barrett, Louise

Baul Sr., John

Becker, Kenneth

Bell, Sadie

Berlin, Lawrence

Bhatnagar, Vinod

Blandford, Robert "bob"

Bodson, Michael

Bouknight, Reginald "reggie"

Brincefield, James

Brooks Sr., Steven

Brown, James A.

Buckner, Richard "buck"

Carpenter, Genevieve

Chan, Kig

Chucker, Joseph

Cobb, Ladora

Conte, Vincent

Cox-Black, Lisa

Crawford, Michael

Daniels, Denciel Calvin

Darr, Donna

Davis, Ed

Davis, Verdelle

Dietz, Catherine "cathi"

Earle, Edward "ed"

Eddins, Caroline

Evans, Helen

Fisher, Judy

Fitch  , Celestine B.

Frazier, Brenda Lee

Frenkel, Sy

Garay, Javier

Garber Jr., John

Garrison, Stephen

Geraghty, John

Gilbert, Susan

Goldbrenner, Marian

Green, Tenesia

Greenspan, Roberta

Hadley, Elizabeth "beth"

Harp, James

Hatley, Les

Henry, Debra

Herman, Mauricio

Hope, Polly And Amanda

Horn, Mary

Hotchner, Nanette

Hottle, Harvey

Hyson, Juanita

Jarvis, Raymond

Jenkins Sr., Alvin

Jimenez, George

Johnson, Margaret

Johnson, Thomas

Jones, Charles E.

Kane, Michael

Kendall, Kynoch "kyn"

Kirkland, Irene

Koilpillai, Juanita

Koryda, Margaret "margo"

Krock, Richard

Lee, David

Lee, King

Lippmann, Elizabeth

Louer, Philip

Lucid, Rebecca

Lundy Iii, James "jim"

Lyons, James

Lytal, Dorothy "dotty"

Macdonough, Kathleen

Mason, David

McGill, Georgia

McMahan, Paul

Megargee, Geoffrey

Menzer, David

Milam, James

Milin, Krist

Miller, Matthew

Miller, Rosemary

Mitchell, Hepisy

Mitchell, Mary R.

Morabito, Marilyn

Moran, Kathleen

Moreland, Mary

Nixon, Mary

Northern, Dara

O'Neal, Ernestine

O'Neil, William

O'Sullivan, Denis

Oishi, Mary

Olmi, Eugene

Olsen, Donna

Olumba, Rufus

Orcino, Giovanni "john"

Orr, Robert

Palmer, Jesse

Perritt, Diane D.

Philippen, Ellaree And John

Phillips, Joseph

Pilzer, Lillian

Pinkston, Cynthia

Piro, Amanda

Plamondon Sr., Peter

Porter, James

Posin, Tillie

Pound, Edward

Proffit, Peggy

Redd, Elinor

Rich, Kathleen

Rickard, Jean

Riordan, Eileen

Rios, Olga

Robinson, Robert

Robinson, Ruth

Rubin, James

Saunders Sr., Donald

Schwartz, Harriet

Scripps, Betty

Shea, Terence

Smith, Martha Smith

Smith  , Joyce Ellen

Spalding, Gregory

Speaks  , Rena L.

Spooner, Donald

Stack, Waldemar Bernard "wally"

Staton, Stacie

Stewart, Norma

Stroot, Michael

Struebing, Gregory

Tarr, Judith

Thomas, Corrine "ba Ba"

Thomas, Ethel Lafay

Ting, Benson

Tompkins, Norman

Trimble, Laura

Waggman Iv, Thomas E.

Walle, Elizabeth "dinny"

Washington, Janice

Waters, Aubria

Welbon, Jonathan "nate"

Welch, Barbara

White, Star-Shemah

Whitson-Davis, Rhoda

Wiecking, Nancy

Wilder, Belton

Williams Sr., Howard Parler "hut"

Williams  , Derrick James

Wilson, Dorothy

Woods Jr., Nelson "jay"

Young, Johnny

Zillig, Rosalie

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