Milestones

DIED

Deacon Jones, 74, Hall of Fame NFL defensive end. One of the Fearsome Foursome of the late-1960s Los Angeles Rams, Jones is considered one of the best pass rushers in the league's history.

RETIRED

Point guard Jason Kidd, after 19 seasons; he ranks third all-time in three-point baskets with 1,988, and he led the Dallas Mavericks to an NBA title in 2011.

SCRAPPED

A plan by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration to allow small knives on airplanes; flight attendants and many in the public feared lighter restrictions would increase danger.

DIED

Tim Samaras, 55, veteran meteorologist and storm chaser; his...

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