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Diana King, a Leading Teacher in Overcoming Dyslexia, Dies at 90

In a 2014 interview with the founders of Camp Spring Creek in North Carolina, she recalled “those few moments when someone expressed confidence in...

James Gips, Who Extended Computer Use to the Disabled, Dies at...

“They were not in the center of my mind when we developed the technology,” he said. Rather, the prototype was being used to play...

Charles Krauthammer, Prominent Conservative Voice, Dies at 68

In 2005, President George W. Bush followed Mr. Krauthammer’s published advice when he withdrew the Supreme Court nomination of his White House counsel, Harriet...

Dr. Adel Mahmoud, 76, Dies; Credited With Major Vaccines

Dr. Adel Mahmoud, an infectious-disease expert who played a vital role in the development of lifesaving vaccines, died on June 11 in Manhattan. He...

Ed Sadlowski, Fiery Steelworkers Insurgent, Dies at 79

Ed was born about a mile from the site of what was remembered as the “Memorial Day Massacre” of 1937, when 10 unarmed supporters...

Michael Vollbracht, Fashion Designer and Illustrator, Dies at 71

If you had designs on acquiring status in late-1970s New York City, you would have likely been spotted around town toting a Bloomingdale’s shopping...

Anthony Bourdain, Renegade Chef Who Reported From the World’s Tables, Is...

But Mr. Zimmern had some indication that perhaps there was more going on. “Things on the surface never seemed to add up or make sense,”...

Cardinal Miguel Obando y Bravo, Key Figure in Nicaraguan Turmoil, Dies...

That year, Cardinal Obando presided over a Mass celebrating the 25th anniversary of the 1979 Sandinista revolution. In 2005 he officiated at Mr. Ortega’s...

Serge Dassault, French Aviation Magnate, Is Dead at 93

The conflicting attitudes toward Mr. Dassault were on full display in French newsstands after his death. While a photograph of Mr. Dassault filled almost the...

Romana Raffetto, Pasta Matriarch in New York, Dies at 85

“Suddenly people were asking, ‘Do you have mushroom?’ ” Andrew Raffetto. “There was a demand, and we needed to meet it.” His mother would experiment...

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