The ballet company became one of the country’s premiere cultural institutions, and she maintained a steel-like grip on power over the troupe well into her 90s.

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Rep. Elijah Cummings chaired the powerful House Oversight and Reform Committee and helped lead the House impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

From a gas station, he arranged liaisons and worked as a prostitute for gay and straight stars.

A champion of the Western canon, he faced criticism for dismissing women and Third World writers.

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He was also featured in the 2017 revival of “Twin Peaks” and the “Breaking Bad” film “El Camino.”

After his 1965 spacewalk, he led a Soviet mission that docked in orbit with a U.S. spacecraft.

He received the Caldecott Medal for “The Man Who Walked Between the Towers,” a picture book in which he set out to “resurrect” the fallen World Trade Center towers — if only on the page.

He was a 19-year-old private first class when he almost single-handedly held back a German attack on the Belgian town of Malmedy during the Battle of the Bulge.

He was an irreverent humorist who also retold Bible stories on a Sunday morning CBS series.

He played a part in the development of artificial intelligence, email, the Internet, WiFi and Bluetooth.

The singer, who died Oct. 5 of a heart attack, gave his first performances for customers at his father’s gas station in Sicily and rose to international stardom on the opera stage.

He became a television game-show mainstay in the 1970s.

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He was nominated for three Grammys and accompanied Dizzy Gillespie and Hugh Masekela.

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The prodigiously talented and volcanically temperamental percussionist was as mesmerizing a showman as any preening lead singer or flamboyant guitarist.

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He was a Portuguese political leader and later was a top official at the United Nations.

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She was the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in the TV series “Julia.”

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Under his leadership, his studios won seven Academy Awards for best picture, including for “Annie Hall” and “The Silence of the Lambs.”

Her work was often compared to Willem de Kooning, her friend and sometime lover.

She rose from her upbringing in the segregated South to become one of the most celebrated opera singers of her era.

He was a CIA officer in Taiwan and wrote popular books on the Olmec, Maya and the history of chocolate.

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