Milestones

DIED

Meles Zenawi, 57, Ethiopia's Prime Minister from 1995 until his death; he transformed the country's economy but often ruled through repressive means.

RULED

The U.S. Court of Appeals in D.C., that the EPA overstepped its authority with a regulation apportioning air-pollution cleanup costs among 28 upwind states.

PITCHED

A perfect game, by the Seattle Mariners' Felix Hernandez; the 27-up, 27-down outing was the first in team history, the third of the 2012 season and the 23rd since 1904.

DIED

Dom Mintoff, 96, fiery Maltese socialist leader; twice Prime Minister, he confronted British rule after World War II and led Malta...

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