Melvin R. Laird, who as President Richard M. Nixon’s first secretary of defense quietly challenged the administration’s hawkish military policies during the war in Vietnam, prompting deep suspicion — and even spying — between the White House and the Pentagon, died on Wednesday in Fort Myers, Fla. He was 94.
John D. Roberts, an organic chemist who pioneered the use of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and other techniques to reveal the structures of molecules and the dance of atoms as they rearrange in chemical reactions, died on Oct. 29 at his home in Pasadena, Calif. He was 98.
Janet Reno, who rose from a rustic life on the edge of the Everglades to become attorney general of the United States — the first woman to hold the job — and whose eight years in that office placed her in the middle of some of the most divisive episodes of the Clinton presidency, died on Monday at her home in Miami-Dade County, Fla. She was 78.
Khoảng 22h55 tối 4/11, đại thụ của làng cải lương qua đời tại nhà riêng ở TP HCM sau thời gian điều trị bệnh nan y, hưởng thọ 81 tuổi.
Robert Weber, whose elegant and witty cartoons about the privileged and the self-involved were staples of The New Yorker for 45 years, died on Oct. 20 in Branford, Conn. He was 92.