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His story, dramatized in the film “Melvin and Howard,” began when he said he rescued a wandering Hughes in the Nevada desert.

  • Dec 11, 2018

President Barack Obama celebrated her as an “unsung” American hero for her efforts to stop discriminatory voting regulations in North Carolina.

  • Dec 10, 2018

She summoned an aura of Victorian mystique in her award-winning novels.

  • Dec 5, 2018

He rose from metal can salesman to chairman and chief executive of the Continental Group.

  • Nov 28, 2018

Called a “real-life Peggy Olson,” she was one of the first women to reach the industry’s top ranks.

  • Nov 26, 2018

He was a scholar of Russian culture and saw the Library of Congress as a “catalyst for civilization.”

  • Nov 21, 2018

As chief executive of Avis Rent a Car, he was one of the first African Americans to head a Fortune 500 company.

  • Nov 16, 2018

He co-founded the pathbreaking National Theatre of the Deaf in 1967.

  • Nov 5, 2018

The Auschwitz survivor volunteered for more than two decades at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington.

  • Oct 30, 2018

A Wells Fargo bank in Sterling, Va. was robbed Dec. 13.

  • Dec 14, 2012
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