Milestones

DIED

Andrée Putman, 87, French interior designer who fashioned subdued, influential spaces for Karl Lagerfeld, Yves Saint Laurent, Barneys and Air France's Concorde jet.

DISCONTINUED

The current version of full-body scanners, at U.S. airports. They are being replaced by ones that produce a less anatomically vivid image.

TWEETED

Michelle Obama, from her new Twitter account @FLOTUS, which launched on her Jan. 17 birthday, less than a week before the presidential Inauguration, and already boasts more than 186,000 followers. Tweets from the First Lady herself are signed "-mo."

DIED

Michael Winner, 77, British director and producer best known for action movies like...

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