Milestones

DIED

Les Blank, 77, filmmaker whose documentaries spotlighted eccentrics like garlic lovers--in smell-o-vision, no less--and, in Burden of Dreams, German director Werner Herzog.

INAUGURATED

Uhuru Kenyatta, son of Kenya's first President, as the country's youngest leader and the first elected under its new constitution, which was ratified in 2010. One of his campaign promises: laptops for schoolchildren.

DIED

McCandlish Phillips, 85, star New York Times reporter most famous for uncovering the Orthodox Jewish upbringing of a New York State Ku Klux Klan leader in 1965.

DIED

J. David Kuo, 44, former deputy director of George W. Bush's faith-based initiative to link...

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