He helped lead the Minnesota Twins to the 1965 World Series and pitched for several other teams.

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He designed a monumental, jewellike church in the German town of Neviges.

The Washington-area musician battled Parkinson’s disease and helped launch Eva Cassidy to posthumous fame.

The Swiss chemist made key advances in nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, measuring chemical properties in atoms.

Staring into the abyss of the Holocaust, he rejected the idea of an omnipotent, beneficent deity.

He was known as a mentor of quarterbacks, including Denver Broncos Hall of Famer John Elway.

As a committee chairman, he also championed an end to “unfunded mandates,” which he called a burden on state and local governments.

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Under his leadership, Scholastic published series including Harry Potter and the Hunger Games.

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He also received a Tony nomination and appeared in Lee Daniels’s “The Butler.”

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He helped create the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah. He later lost his right hand to a book bombing reportedly carried out by Israel.

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The publication flourished in an era of lavish entertaining and grew from 16 pages in its earliest editions to 300 pages at its peak in the 1980s.

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He belatedly said he came to regret the segregationist stances that helped him rise to power in the 1950s.

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Based in Canada, she was an advocate of sustainability and had close partnerships with architects.

After his acquittal in a corruption scandal, he asked, “Which office do I go to to get my reputation back?”

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The disciplinary technique known as the ‘timeout,’ which Dr. Staats pioneered in the late 1950s, gave parents an alternative to spanking and helped usher in a new era of child rearing.

He starred at offensive guard for mediocre teams and completed law school in the offseason.

In his decades-long career, he was celebrated in some corners and scorned in others.

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With an unorthodox pitching style, he set records for most innings and appearances in relief.

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“We went to the front without bullets,” Mr. Almudéver recalled. “After five kilometers, a column from the Spanish Communist Party gave me five, then a colonel gave me five more. Ten bullets to fight a war!”

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He served as headmaster of the elite private school from 1965 to 1978.

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