She helped children discover the joys of reading with her popular series about a pancake-eating boy detective.
He was credited with bringing new scientific attention to ways of combating cancer before it takes hold.
The University of Maryland professor was among the first academics to devote their careers to women’s history and literature.
The Democrat-turned-Republican was one of the last World War II veterans on Capitol Hill.
He shaped contraceptive research as a federal health official, inviting women into the regulatory process.
The Michigan Republican was elected in 1956 and served 18 terms in the House of Representatives.
The Columbia Law School professor taught generations of diplomats, economists and jurists and served as U.S. ambassador to Italy and Spain.
The former journalist wrote Nixon’s inaugural, State of the Union and resignation speeches.
The Duke University scholar was best known for her 1970 volume “The Southern Lady: From Pedestal to Politics, 1830–1930.”
A Wells Fargo bank in Sterling, Va. was robbed Dec. 13.