Milestones

DIED

Deanna Durbin, 91, teenage movie star of Depression-era hits like Three Smart Girls, who retreated from the spotlight more than 60 years ago.

NOMINATED

Charlotte, N.C., Mayor Anthony Foxx, to replace Ray LaHood as U.S. Secretary of Transportation; the department, already dealing with an aging American infrastructure, faces the challenges of sequester cuts.

SIGNED

College basketball star and newly drafted WNBA player Brittney Griner to a sponsorship deal with Nike; Griner came out as gay on the eve of the WNBA draft.

DIED

Stanley Dashew, 96, inventor and entrepreneur; he held 40 patents in fields from mining to mass transit...

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