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Michael Feingold, forceful drama critic, dies at 77

Michael Feingold, whose learned writing about the theater was a fixture of The Village Voice for decades, and who was also a dramaturge, a translator and a Tony Award-nominated lyricist and adapter, died on Nov. 21 in Manhattan. He was 77.

Gaylord Perry, Hall of Fame pitcher with a doctoring touch, dies at 84

Gaylord Perry, the Hall of Fame right-hander who won 314 games and struck out more than 3,500 batters, but was remembered as well for his spitballs that enraged opposing batters and managers over his 22 major league seasons, died early Thursday at his home in Gaffney, South Carolina. He was 84.

Joye Braun, protester of Dakota Access pipeline, dies at 53

At the Dakota Access protest, Joye Braun's teepee was the first to go up at what became Oceti Sakowin camp at Standing Rock.

US Medal of Honor recipient Hiroshi Miyamura dies at 97

The son of Japanese immigrants, Hiroshi “Hershey” Miyamura was awarded the US Medal of Honor for holding off an attack to allow an American squad to withdraw during the Korean War.

Melody Miller, Trusted Aide to the Kennedys, Dies at 77

There are Kennedy family loyalists, and then there was Melody Miller.

Clarence Gilyard, ‘Die Hard’, ‘Walker, Texas Ranger’ actor, dies at 66

The death of the “Top Gun” and “Matlock” actor was announced this week by the University of Nevada Las Vegas, where he taught stage and screen acting.

Joyce Bryant, a pop singer of vast range who created a sensation before becoming a missionary, dies at 95

Joyce Bryant, an African American singer who became known as the "bronze blond bombshell" of the 1950s, electrifying nightclub audiences with her sultry voice and shimmering silver hair before she abruptly left entertainment in search of fulfillment in missionary work and later on the opera stage, died Nov. 20 in Los Angeles. She was 95.

Virginia Representative Donald McEachin dies at 61 after cancer battle

Virginia Representative Donald McEachin represented Virginia's Fourth Congressional District, which includes part of Richmond and extends south to the North Carolina border. He was reelected to a fourth term earlier this month.