Frank Buckles, the last surviving U.S. World War I veteran, at 110; it is believed that two WWI veterans, who both served Britain, remain alive.
Jeremy Bernard became the first male--and the first openly gay--White House social secretary; he will coordinate event planning for the Executive Mansion.
Suze Rotolo, Bob Dylan's former girlfriend who graced the cover of The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan and inspired a number of his early songs; she was 67.
Tennis star Serena Williams underwent emergency treatment on March 2 for complications from a previously discovered blood clot in her lungs.
Peter Gomes, Harvard University's minister who participated in two U.S. presidential inaugurations and was considered one of the country's leading preachers.
British contractor Danny Fitzsimons was found guilty of the murder of two co-workers by an Iraqi court; he was the first Westerner tried there since the start of the Iraq war.