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Andrew Bellucci, Pizza Visionary With a Troubled Past, Dies at 59

In the 1990s, Andrew Bellucci became one of the first chefs in New York City to achieve fame for pizza, then lost his job and reputation when an old crime caught up with him, only to return more than two decades.

Anna Shay, star of Netflix’s ‘Bling Empire,’ dies at 62

An heiress and Los Angeles socialite, Anna Shay became a breakout star of the Netflix reality show “Bling Empire" over three seasons.

Ama Ata Aidoo, groundbreaking Ghanaian writer, dies at 81

A Ghanaian playwright, author, activist, Ama Ata Aidoo was hailed as one of Africa’s leading literary lights as well as one of its most influential feminists.

Jim Hines, first to sprint 100 meters in under 10 seconds, dies at 76

The US sprinter won a gold medal in that distance at the Olympic Games in Mexico City in 1968.

Astrud Gilberto, singer of ‘The Girl from Ipanema,’ dies at 83

The Brazilian singer, songwriter, and entertainer's off-hand, English-language cameo on “The Girl from Ipanema” made her a worldwide voice of bossa nova.

Former FBI agent Robert Hanssen, who was convicted of spying for Russia, dies in prison

Mr. Hanssen had divulged a wealth of information about American intelligence-gathering, including extensive detail about how US officials had tapped into Russian spy operations, since at least 1985.

Roger Craig, manager, teacher of an era-defining pitch, is dead at 93

Mr. Craig, a guru of the split-fingered fastball as a pitching coach, led the San Francisco Giants to the World Series in 1989 as their manager.

Former Holy Cross star, BC defensive coordinator Bill McGovern dies

In all, Mr. McGovern was an assistant coach for 39 years in the college ranks and in the NFL.