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Arts Mar 31‘Strega Nona’ author Tomie dePaola is dead at age 85
Tomie dePaola, the prolific children's author and illustrator who delighted generations with tales of Strega Nona, the kindly and helpful old witch in Italy, died Monday at age 85.
World Mar 19U.S. citizen accused of human rights violations freed in Lebanon
A U.S. citizen who had faced decades-old murder and torture charges in Lebanon has been freed, a senator who had pushed for his release announced Thursday.
Arts May 16PHOTOS: Remembering famed architect I.M. Pei, dead at 102
Pei, the versatile, globe-trotting architect who revived the Louvre with a giant glass pyramid and captured the spirit of rebellion at the multi-shaped Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has died at age 102.