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H.M. Ershad, Former President of Bangladesh, Is Dead at 89

Gen. H. M. Ershad, the military dictator of Bangladesh for most of the 1980s, died on…

Pernell Whitaker, Champion in Four Boxing Classes, Dies at 55

Pernell Whitaker, a left-handed defensive master in the boxing ring who won a gold medal at…

Fernando de la Rúa, Ill-Fated President of Argentina, Dies at 81

BUENOS AIRES — Fernando de la Rúa, who resigned as president of Argentina after two years…

Fernando Corbató, a Father of Your Computer (and Your Password), Dies at 93

Fernando Corbató, whose work on computer time-sharing in the 1960s helped pave the way for the…

Rene Favaloro, a Pioneering Surgeon, Is Honored in Today’s Google Doodle

Today would have been the 96th birthday of Dr. Rene G. Favaloro, who is commemorated in…

Walt Michaels, Outspoken Head Coach of the Jets, Is Dead at 89

Walt Michaels, a strong-willed and occasionally undiplomatic coach who led the Jets to the 1982 American…

Andrew Dibner, Medical Alert Pioneer, Is Dead at 93

Andrew Dibner, a psychologist who launched a new segment in the health care industry when he…

Francine Shapiro, Developer of Eye-Movement Therapy, Dies at 71

One spring afternoon in 1987, a psychology student trying to shake off an upsetting memory took…

Jim Bouton, Author of Tell-All Baseball Memoir ‘Ball Four,’ Dies at 80

Jim Bouton, a pitcher of modest achievement but a celebrated iconoclast who left a lasting mark…

Ross Perot Dead at 89; Brash Billionaire Who Ran for President

Ross Perot, the wiry Texas gadfly who made a fortune in computer services, amazed the nation…

Ross Perot, Brash Texas Billionaire Who Ran for President, Dies at 89

Ross Perot, the wiry Texas gadfly who made a fortune in computer services, amazed the nation…

Janne E. Nolan, Principled Adviser on World Affairs, Is Dead at 67

WASHINGTON — Janne E. Nolan, an expert on international affairs and arms-control issues who advised politicians…

Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, Indonesia Disaster Spokesman, Dies at 49

BANGKOK — Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, the widely respected spokesman for Indonesia’s disaster management agency, died early…

Gene Pingatore, ‘Hoop Dreams’ Documentary Coach, Dies at 82

Gene Pingatore, who was the most winning boys’ high school basketball coach in Illinois history but…

Remembering Those Who Lived the Apollo 11 Mission

ImageNeil Armstrong in the lunar module after his moonwalk.CreditNASA Neil Armstrong (1930-2012) “Houston, Tranquillity Base here,”…