Arlene Ackerman, 66, who fought for disadvantaged students as superintendent of schools in San Francisco, Philadelphia and Washington.
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Delivery of letters (but not packages) on Saturdays by the U.S. Postal Service, which hopes the move will cut costs by some $2 billion a year.
André Cassagnes, 86, French electrical technician and inventor of the Etch A Sketch, the enduring mechanical drawing toy. More than 100 million have been sold since its release in 1959. Cassagnes later became a prominent designer of competition kites, which perform complex aerial stunts.
By the British Parliament's House of Commons,...