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By Mark Kennedy, Associated Press
McNally, one of America’s great playwrights whose prolific career included winning Tony Awards for the plays "Love! Valour! Compassion!" and "Master Class" and the musicals "Ragtime" and "Kiss of the Spider Woman," has died of complications from the coronavirus.
By Associated Press
Welch became one of the nation's most well-known and highly regarded corporate leaders during his two decades as GE's chairman and chief executive, from 1981 to 2001.
By John Rogers, Associated Press
Joe Coulombe envisioned a new generation of young grocery shoppers emerging in the 1960s, one that wanted healthy, tasty, high-quality food they couldn’t find in most supermarkets and couldn’t afford to buy in the few high-end gourmet outlets.
By Justin Stabley
In popular culture, Dyson is most famous for his thought experiments on space travel and future civilizations.
By Jill Lawless, Associated Press
Jones, a founding member of the anarchic Monty Python troupe who was hailed by colleagues as “the complete Renaissance comedian" and “a man of endless enthusiasms,” has died at age 77 after suffering from dementia.
Henry was an established film and television writer who became widely recognizable during the early years of “Saturday Night Live.”…
Wurtzel, whose blunt and painful confessions of her struggles with addiction and depression in the best-selling “Prozac Nation” made her a voice and a target for an anxious generation, died Tuesday after a long battle with cancer.
By Bernard McGhee, Associated Press
This year saw the deaths of people who shifted culture through prose, politics, pragmatism and persistence. It also witnessed tragedy, in talent struck down in its prime.
By David Bauder, Associated Press
Roberts served a reporter and analyst at ABC and NPR, as well as a contributor to PBS' The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour.
By Hillel Italie, Associated Press
The Swiss-born Frank influenced countless photographers and was likened to Alexis de Tocqueville for so vividly capturing the United States through the eyes of a foreigner.
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