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Dr. Paul Parkman, who helped to eliminate rubella, dies at 91

Dr. Paul D. Parkman, whose research was instrumental in identifying the virus that causes rubella and developing a vaccine that has prevented an epidemic of the disease in the United States for more than 50 years, died on May 7 at his home in Auburn, New York, about 60 miles east of Rochester in the Finger Lakes region. He was 91.

James Greenfield, globe-trotting reporter and Times editor, dies at 99

James L. Greenfield, an urbane journalist who covered postwar world affairs for Time magazine, served as a State Department official in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, and for nearly 25 years was a senior editor of The New York Times, died Sunday at home in the rural town of Washington, Connecticut. He was 99.

Ivan Boesky, stock trader convicted in insider trading scandal, dead at 87, according to reports

Mr. Boesky's cooperation with the government cracked open one of the largest insider trading scandals on Wall Street.

Iran President Ebrahim Raisi, supreme leader’s protégé, dies in helicopter crash

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi’s death, along with the foreign minister and other officials in a helicopter crash Sunday in northwestern Iran, came as Iran struggles with internal dissent and its relations with the wider world.

Bud Anderson, last of World War II’s ‘triple ace’ pilots, dies at 102

Brig. Gen. Bud Anderson, who single-handedly shot down 16 German planes over Europe in World War II and became America’s last living triple ace, a fighter pilot with 15 or more “kills,” died Friday at his home in Auburn, California, northeast of Sacramento.

Jon Urbanchek, who led swimmers to Olympic glory, dies at 87

Jon Urbanchek, a Hungarian immigrant who became a revered swimming coach in the United States and guided 44 swimmers to the Olympics, where they won 21 medals, 11 of them gold, died May 9 in hospice care at his home in Fullerton, California. He was 87.

Eddie Gossage, the longtime head of Texas Motor Speedway, dies at 65

Eddie Gossage, the longtime head of Texas Motor Speedway and an old-school promoter mentored by stock car racing pioneers, has died

Robert Dennard, IBM inventor whose chip changed computing, dies at 91

Robert H. Dennard, an engineer who invented the silicon memory technology that plays an indispensable role in every smartphone, laptop and tablet computer, died April 23 in Sleepy Hollow, New York. He was 91.