Milestones

DIED

Piri Thomas, 83, author of Down Those Mean Streets, a memoir of his experience of racism and poverty while growing up in Spanish Harlem.

DISMANTLED

The last B53 bomb, the most powerful nuclear weapon in the U.S. arsenal. It was hundreds of times stronger than the bomb dropped on Hiroshima at the end of World War II.

INSTALLED

Webcams in the torch of the Statue of Liberty to celebrate the monument's 125th birthday; the webcams will allow viewers on the Internet to see New York harbor in real time.

DIED

Manfred Gerlach, 83, East Germany's last head of state; Gerlach...

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