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Clive Cussler, bestselling author and adventurer, 88

Clive Cussler, the author and maritime adventurer who captivated millions with his bestselling tales of suspense and who, between books, led scores of expeditions to find historic shipwrecks and lost treasures in the ocean depths, died on Monday at his home in Scottsdale, Arizona. He was 88.

Thich Quang Do, defiant rights champion in Vietnam, 91

Thich Quang Do, the patriarch of the banned Unified Buddhist Church of Vietnam and a defiant champion of religious freedom, democracy and human rights in his country, died on Saturday. He was 91.

Hosni Mubarak dies at 91. His autocratic rule of Egypt ended with a citizens’ revolt.

Hosni Mubarak dies at 91. His autocratic rule of Egypt ended with a citizens’ revolt.

'He became my best friend,’ Dwight Evans said of Tim, his second son to die in 10 months

Tim Evans, who was 47 when he died of complications from neurofibromatosis on Feb. 22, helped raise awareness about the genetic disorder, from which his brother, Justin, died 10 months earlier. Their family, including their father, former All-Star Red Sox outfielder Dwight Evans, has been at the forefront of calling attention to neurofibromatosis.

Katherine Johnson, ‘hidden figure’ at NASA during 1960s space race, dies at 101

They asked Mrs. Johnson for the moon, and she gave it to them.

Stephan Ross, a death camps survivor and founder of the New England Holocaust Memorial, dies

Mr. Ross who died Feb. 24 at 88, survived 10 Nazi labor and death camps as a boy during World War II, and later in life was the founder of the New England Holocaust Memorial.

B. Smith, model turned restaurateur and lifestyle maven, dies at 70

B. Smith, model turned restaurateur and lifestyle maven, dies at 70

Johni Cerny; helped the famous find their roots via PBS program

Johni Cerny, chief genealogist for the PBS series “Finding Your Roots,” who helped some 200 famous people trace their ancestry, died at 76 in Lehi, Utah.