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  • John R. Hubbard dies at 92; USC president, historian and diplomat

    John R. Hubbard dies at 92; USC president, historian and diplomat
    John R. Hubbard, a historian and former U.S. ambassador to India who was president of USC in the 1970s, died Sunday at his Rancho Mirage home after a long illness, the university announced. The broad-shouldered and outspoken Texas native, widely known...
  • PASSINGS: Viktor Chernomyrdin

    Viktor Chernomyrdin Prime minister of Russia in 1990s Viktor Chernomyrdin, 72, who served as Russia's prime minister in the turbulent 1990s as the country was throwing off communism and developing as a market economy, died Wednesday in Moscow. The cause...
  • PASSINGS: Van Snowden, Maury Allen, Georgi Arbatov

    PASSINGS: Van Snowden, Maury Allen, Georgi Arbatov
    Van Snowden Puppeteer for 'Pufnstuf,' 'Pee-wee's Playhouse Van Snowden, 71, who inhabited the costumed character H.R. Pufnstuf in the 1970 film and was the lead puppeteer on "Pee-wee's Playhouse" on television, died of cancer Sept. 22 at a Burbank...
  • Madame Nhu dies at 86; flashy, sharp-tongued former South Vietnam dignitary

    Madame Nhu dies at 86; flashy, sharp-tongued former South Vietnam dignitary
    In 40 A.D., the fabled Trung sisters rode elephants into battle to free Vietnam from its Chinese invaders. Nearly 2,000 years later, Ngo Dinh Nhu fancied herself a modern-day Trung, defending her country against communist rebels and American imperialists....
  • Warren Christopher dies at 85; Clinton secretary of State's quiet diplomacy was prized from Washington to L.A.

    Warren Christopher dies at 85; Clinton secretary of State's quiet diplomacy was prized from Washington to L.A.
    Warren Christopher, the former secretary of State and eminence grise of the Democratic Party whose achievements in a wide-ranging public career include brokering the Bosnian peace agreement for the Clinton administration and leading an independent...
  • Archbishop Pietro Sambi dies at 73; Vatican's ambassador to the U.S.

    Archbishop Pietro Sambi dies at 73; Vatican's ambassador to the U.S.
    As papal nuncio to the United States, Archbishop Pietro Sambi had the formidable job of representing the Vatican at a time of challenge and scandal in the Roman Catholic Church, as well as escorting Pope Benedict XVI on his 2008 American visit. By...
  • PASSINGS: Scott Davis, Ed Moose, Frank Kermode, Ghazi Algosaibi

    PASSINGS: Scott Davis, Ed Moose, Frank Kermode, Ghazi Algosaibi
    Scott Davis Mount SAC track and field announcer Scott Davis, 66, a longtime track and field announcer and statistician who added to the prestige of the Mount San Antonio College Relays by attracting such stars as Marion Jones, Carl Lewis and Asafa...
  • PASSINGS: Enzo Bearzot, James R. Mann, Maynard Glitman

    PASSINGS: Enzo Bearzot, James R. Mann, Maynard Glitman
    Enzo Bearzot Beloved Italian soccer coach Enzo Bearzot, 83, who in 1982 coached the Italian soccer team to its first World Cup triumph in 44 years, died Tuesday in Milan. He had been ill for several years. Bearzot, a beloved figure in Italy, first...
  • R. Sargent Shriver dies at 95; 'unmatched' public servant and Kennedy in-law

    R. Sargent Shriver dies at 95; 'unmatched' public servant and Kennedy in-law
    R. Sargent Shriver, a lawyer who served as the social conscience of two administrations, launching the Peace Corps for his brother-in-law, President Kennedy, and leading the "war on poverty" for President Johnson, has died. He was 95. Shriver died...
  • Huang Hua dies at 97; former Mao translator, diplomat

    Huang Hua dies at 97; former Mao translator, diplomat
    Huang Hua, a former translator for Mao Tse-tung who oversaw China's formation of diplomatic ties with the United States in 1979, died Wednesday in Beijing. He was 97. State broadcaster CCTV said Huang died of an undisclosed illness. Huang, who was named...
  • Richard Holbrooke dies at 69; diplomat

    Richard Holbrooke dies at 69; diplomat
    Richard C. Holbrooke, the Obama administration's emissary to Afghanistan and Pakistan and one of the most celebrated American diplomats of the last half-century, died Monday, the State Department said. He was 69. Holbrooke, who in 1995 brokered the...