Milestones

DIED

Harvey Shapiro, 88, poet and author; as a New York Times editor, he suggested that Martin Luther King Jr. write what became "Letter from a Birmingham Jail."

ENDED

A four-month NHL lockout, on Jan. 9; a new deal gives players 50% of revenue, down from 57%. A 48-game season will start Jan. 19.

DIED

Tingye Li, 81, Bell Labs engineer who in 1961 co-authored, with A. Gardner Fox, a research paper that became the basis for creating lasers and fiber optics.

PAID

$5.28 million, to 71 Iraqis, by Engility Holdings, a defense contractor whose subsidiary was accused of conspiring to...

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