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Micheline Presle, French movie star of ‘Devil in the Flesh,’ dies at 101

An actress who conveyed icy poise and heated passion with equal vigor, Micheline Presle most memorably starred in “Devil in the Flesh,” a 1947 drama about wartime adultery that became an international sensation.

Charles Stendig dies at 99; introduced fanciful furniture from abroad

Charles Stendig introduced contemporary and avant-garde European furniture to adventurous Americans in his New York City showroom.

Steven M. Wise, pathbreaking attorney for animal rights, dies at 73

Mr. Wise contended -- in courts, articles, and books -- that chimpanzees, elephants, whales, and other highly intelligent creatures have a fundamental right to liberty, no less than the humans who often confined or killed them.

Jimmy Van Eaton, purveyor of the Sun Records beat, dies at 86

Mr. Van Eaton played drums on Jerry Lee Lewis’ “Great Balls of Fire” and “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On,” helping to propel the Memphis sound.

Rabbi Jules Harlow, 92, dies; helped redefine Conservative Jewish prayer

A liturgist, Rabbi Jules Harlow brought a poet’s sensibility and a musician’s cadence to the style of prayer in Conservative Judaism for much of the second half of the 20th century.

A celebrity dies, and new biographies pop up overnight. The author? AI.

A new, macabre publishing subgenre has emerged: hasty, shoddy, artificial intelligence-generated biographies of people who have just died.

Charles V. Hamilton, an apostle of ‘Black power,’ dies at 94

With Black leader Stokely Carmichael, Dr. Hamilton wrote the manifesto “Black Power: The Politics of Liberation.” He was seen as a philosophical godfather of the Black Power movement.

Julia Lieblich, who opened herself to the pain of others while writing about torture and trauma, dies at 65

“She tried to save the world but could not save herself,” her brother wrote of Ms. Lieblich, who traveled the world shining a light on human rights abuses.