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A San Francisco police investigator, he worked on the case, which remains unsolved, for nine years — until he was removed in 1978 for "a... [Read More]
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Mr. Molina's striking flamenco skills took him to stages all over America and made him a "Tonight Show" regular. [Read More]
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Ms. Hart worked on the earliest episodes of "Sesame Street" and helped Marlo Thomas create the groundbreaking "Free to Be ... You and Me." [Read More]
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Ms. Gall had big hits in the 1960s in the pop genre known as ye-ye, then embraced more mature styles in a recording career that... [Read More]
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A superstar to crossword fans, Ms. Jacobson made more than 1,400 puzzles for New York magazine, filling them with puns and sparkling thematic clues. [Read More]
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Ms. Grafton was best known for her so-called alphabet novels, featuring the detective Kinsey Millhone, which began with "A Is for Alibi" in 1982. [Read More]
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Dr. Barres, who in 1997 transitioned from female to male, drew on his experiences as a woman to highlight the obstacles women in science face. [Read More]
Larry Harris of Port Angeles, who helped found Casablanca records and also opened the Seattle Improv, has died at age 70. [Read More]
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Mr. Harris helped Neil Bogart found Casablanca, which in the '70s was known for its wildness and a roster that included Donna Summer and Kiss. [Read More]
Ms. Puccini went to court to get herself recognized as a granddaughter of Giacomo Puccini. She then worked to foster his legacy. [Read More]
Ms. Le was merely accompanying friends when she went to an open casting call for Oliver Stone's "Heaven and Earth." She landed the central role. [Read More]
Janet Elder, who in a three-decade career at The New York Times rose from reporter to deputy managing editor, along the way spending many years... [Read More]
General Rowny advised presidents from Richard Nixon to George H.W. Bush during talks with the Soviet Union about nuclear arms. He could be blunt. [Read More]
For years Ms. Elder reported the results of CBS News/Times polls assessing the public's views on politicians, social issues and even driving habits. [Read More]
Mr. Fox was a mainstay at the Maryland Renaissance Festival and for a time operated a quirky museum called the Freakatorium on the Lower East... [Read More]
Martin Ransohoff, a producer who brought lightweight shows like "The Beverly Hillbillies" to television and sophisticated films like "The Americanization of Emily" to cinemas, died... [Read More]
Mr. Ransohoff was a force behind both light television fare like "Mister Ed" and substantive movies like "The Americanization of Emily." [Read More]
Ms. Howland wrote three well-regarded books and in 1984 won a MacArthur grant. But then she largely disappeared, to be rediscovered only recently. [Read More]
Mr. Scaduto, a journalist with a long tenure at The New York Post, also wrote a book challenging the verdict in the kidnapping of the... [Read More]
Mr. Harvey began as a film editor, filling that role on "Dr. Strangelove," but ended up directing Katharine Hepburn in several movies. [Read More]
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