“Noynoy” Aquino is credited, particularly in the early years of his term, with stabilizing the Philippine economy. He also confronted Beijing’s maritime claims in the South China Sea.

After selling his company, he embarked on a globe-trotting life of bizarre and often allegedly criminal pursuits that included tax evasion and securities fraud.

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A longtime Georgetown University professor, she published two seminal books about Dickinson, as well as a novel and poetry collection influenced by the belle of Amherst.

He was also the first Black officer to command a U.S. warship in close-quarters combat.

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He spearheaded the agency’s efforts for cleaner water in the Potomac and Anacostia rivers.

He oversaw the surging business fortunes of the Post Co. in the 1980s.

He unearthed nepotism and self-serving financial dealings in 1959 and later published best-selling biographies.

The actor also worked behind the camera as a director of several TV shows.

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He obtained a copy of the Zapruder film, enabling Life magazine to publish a frame-by-frame chronicle of the Kennedy assassination.

With his wife, Jean Hollander, he produced an English translation of ‘The Divine Comedy’ that was hailed as a masterpiece.

He helped cover Watergate, Iran-contra and other scandals from the paper’s D.C. bureau.

He helped lead the country to independence and served for 27 years as its first president.

Her book “The Journalist and the Murderer” explored the fraught relationship between writers and their subjects.

He oversaw landmark class-action lawsuits and sensational mob cases, including that of the ‘Mafia Cops.’

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He pioneered a powerful, now-ubiquitous technique to build complex organic molecules.

She was known for her cut-and-paste shapes and vibrant hues in books for preschoolers.

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He made a harrowing movie debut in “Deliverance,” received an Oscar nomination for “Network” and was a renowned character actor.

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

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He won several major cases to overturn gender and racial discrimination in hiring and promoting workers.

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

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