Milestones

DIED

Henry Owen, 91, economic counselor in the State Department under four Presidents; Owen helped create the Trilateral Commission discussion group in 1973.

HALTED

The first U.S. trial of human embryonic stem cells, because of costs; working without federal funding, the biotech firm Geron was exploring paralysis treatments.

PLAYED

The first college basketball game onboard an active aircraft carrier; on Veterans Day, No. 1--ranked North Carolina defeated Michigan State 67-55 in the Carrier Classic on the flight deck of the U.S.S. Carl Vinson in San Diego Bay.

DIED

William Aramony, 84; as chief executive of United Way, he built a powerful...