She assisted the newsroom staff compiling community and cultural events and assisting Metro section columnists with charitable work.

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His 1975 novel, "Beyond the Bedroom Wall," was considered among the best of its time.

She led the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force during the AIDS crisis and connected issues of race, class, gender and sexuality.

She helped develop the field of biogeochemistry and showed its power in making discoveries about nature, ecology, the long-term history of living things and the possibilities of life on other worlds.

The mezzo-soprano was known for her roles in works by Mozart and Rossini.

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As a vice president at ABC, he helped create "Nightline" and gave the show its name.

He vaulted to literary prominence with a lacerating childhood memoir of abuse and wrote best-selling novels such as "A Reliable Wife.”

He appeared in nearly 90 film and television roles, including as a bumbling repairman in "Tremors" and a movie-studio security chief in "The Player."

He led the oil-rich state of Abu Dhabi and was the second president of the United Arab Emirates.

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His Common Concerns bookstore in Washington became a left-wing community resource in the 1980s.

He poked fun at liberal pieties and what he called America's "cultural breakdown."

He was the only official who voluntarily accepted legal blame in the Iran-contra scandal.

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The bloody 1992 episode in Idaho helped spark the growth of anti-government extremists.

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He was the first living Black Marine to receive the nation’s highest military decoration for valor.

Katsumoto Saotome, a Japanese writer who gathered the accounts of survivors of the U.S. firebombing of Tokyo in World War II to raise awareness of the massive civilian deaths and the importance of peace, has died. He was 90.

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The onetime Communist apparatchik became a central figure in the dissolution of the Soviet Union and agreed to relinquish his country’s nuclear weapons in the aftermath of the Cold War.

She won a Helen Hayes Award in 2000 for her supporting performance in Tom Stoppard’s “Indian Ink."

She played a critical role in promoting Frantisek Kupka as a significant abstract artist.

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He was a college star at St. Bonaventure before being the first draft pick, by the Detroit Pistons, in the 1970 NBA draft.

From Saint Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville, he participated in civil rights marches and housing-discrimination activism as an expression of what he called “practical Christianity."

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