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She braved ostracism, assault and the loss of her job to expose the spread of the disease in rural China. A play about her has opened in London.
He received one of China’s highest — and most intimidating — honors: responsibility for creating the huge portrait that gazes down on Tiananmen Square.
Mr. Wang was an entrepreneur and deal-maker who built a multibillion-dollar software business, then was a majority owner of the New York Islanders.
The death of a key figure in the company’s rise as a global conglomerate comes as it grapples with high debt after a huge shopping spree.
Nina Wang, reported to be the richest woman in Asia, won control of her husband’s Hong Kong real-estate empire after a tumultuous legal melodrama.
HONG KONG — Hong Kong's richest woman, Nina Wang, known for a sensational legal battle over her missing husband's estate, died on Tuesday, her spokesman said. She was 69.
WANG--Emma The Jewish Center mourns the passing of the mother of our member, Elaine Blech. May her entire family be comforted among all who mourn for Zion and Jerusalem. Ari Berman, Rabbi Steve Graber, President
Wang Guangmei was the widow of President Liu Shaoqi and a powerful figure in China before she was imprisoned during the Cultural Revolution.
Obituaries: Wang Guangmei, 85, former Chinese first lady - Asia - Pacific - International Herald Tribune
BEIJING — Wang Guangmei, the former Chinese first lady who was persecuted in the 1960s during the Cultural Revolution with her husband, President Liu Shaoqi, has died, news reports said Monday. She was 85.
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He drew headlines in 2006 when he was struck by birdshot from a shotgun fired by Vice President Dick Cheney in a hunting accident — then apologized himself for the incident.
She was a Broadway star at 23 and then quit acting, but later re-emerged in films like “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” and “A Christmas Story.”
In a career that included a Tony nomination for “Company,” he specialized in playing uptight characters, notably Candice Bergen’s stuffy straight man.
Mr. Musharraf took power in a bloodless coup in late 1999 but resigned under threat of impeachment in 2008. He drew fire for his ties to Washington.
A prisoner at Auschwitz and three other camps, he dealt with his trauma in semiabstract art that depicted crematories, ovens and chimneys.
By mechanizing and greatly expanding production, he made the gooey yellow chicks an Easter favorite and a pop-culture phenomenon.