Paul Volcker, who helped shape U.S. economic policy for more than six decades, most notably by leading the Federal Reserve’s brute-force campaign to subdue inflation in the late 1970s and early ’80s, died Sunday in New York. 6:35 p.m.
Rapper Juice WRLD, who launched his career on SoundCloud before becoming a streaming juggernaut and rose to the top of the charts with the Sting-sampled hit “Lucid Dreams,” died early Sunday after a “medical emergency” at Chicago’s Midway International Airport. 7:54 p.m.
Ron Leibman, an actor whose career of more than six decades in film, television and the theater was highlighted by a Tony Award in 1993 for his electrifying performance as Roy Cohn in the first part of “Angels in America,” died Friday in Manhattan. He was 82. 7:08 p.m.
For half a century, Spinney portrayed two of the most beloved characters on “Sesame Street,” Big Bird and Oscar The Grouch. A native of Waltham who lived in Connecticut, Spinney transformed Big Bird into a shy first-grader, turning the character into a worldwide icon. 1:51 p.m.