Howard (Hopalong) Cassady, Speedy Heisman Winner, Dies at 85

Hopalong Cassidy, the cowboy hero of the movies and TV, had been a longtime favorite of…

David Jones, Health Care Entrepreneur Behind Humana, Is Dead at 88

David A. Jones, who with a partner built Humana from a single nursing home into a…

Mark von Hagen, 65, Dies; Reviewed Times’s 1931 Soviet Coverage

The New York Times had long distanced itself from Walter Duranty’s reporting from the Soviet Union…

Maurice Ferré, Miami’s First Hispanic Mayor, Dies at 84

MIAMI — During the years that shaped modern Miami, Mayor Maurice A. Ferré held on to…

Luigi Colani, 91, Designer of Fanciful and Futuristic Objects, Dies

FRANKFURT — Luigi Colani, a German designer known for applying sensuous shapes from nature to high-tech…

Sander Vanocur, TV Newsman Who Covered Kennedy, Dies at 91

Sander Vanocur, the television newsman who became familiar to American viewers as a prominent White House…

Cokie Roberts, Veteran Broadcast Newswoman, Is Dead at 75

Cokie Roberts, the pioneering broadcast journalist known to millions for her work with ABC News and…

Cokie Roberts, Veteran Newswoman, Is Dead at 75

Cokie Roberts, the pioneering broadcast journalist known to millions for her work with ABC News and…

Cokie Roberts, Journalist and Commentator, Is Dead at 75

Cokie Roberts, the longtime journalist and commentator for ABC News and NPR, died on Tuesday in…

Gyorgy Konrad, Writer and Dissident in Communist Hungary, Dies at 86

BUDAPEST — Gyorgy Konrad, a writer and sociologist who was an iconic figure of Hungary’s dissident…

Cardinal Roger Etchegaray, Skilled Papal Emissary, Dies at 96

Cardinal Roger Etchegaray, a skilled diplomat and troubleshooter dispatched by his friend Pope John Paul II…

B.J. Habibie Dies at 83; Ushered in Democracy in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia — B. J. Habibie, who as president of Indonesia ushered in an era of…

Chester Williams, Rugby Champion Who Signaled Apartheid’s Defeat, Dies at 49

Chester Williams, the only nonwhite player on the South Africa rugby team that won the Rugby…

Brian Barnes, 74, Dies; Golfer Bested Nicklaus Back to Back

Brian Barnes, a charismatic pipe-smoking English golfer who was best known for beating Jack Nicklaus twice…

Frederic Pryor, Player in ‘Bridge of Spies’ Case, Dies at 86

Frederic Pryor, an American graduate student who was jailed in East Germany in 1961 on suspicion…