Milestones

DIED

Geraldine Rhoads, 98, editor of Woman's Day from 1966 to 1982, who opened the magazine to topics like women's health and domestic violence. RELEASED

George Ryan, former Illinois governor, from federal prison. He served more than five years for corruption before qualifying for early release. CONFIRMED

John Kerry, Democratic Senator from Massachusetts, to be the next U.S. Secretary of State, by a 94-to-3 vote of his colleagues in the Senate. Kerry, who succeeds Hillary Rodham Clinton, has been a Senator since 1985.

DIED

Leroy "Sugarfoot" Bonner, 69, lead singer for the Ohio Players. The funk band was best known for...

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