Ronald Coase, 102, Nobel Prize--winning economist (in 1991) renowned for his work on the creation of companies and the misuse of government regulation.


Mobile-phone giant Nokia, by Microsoft, for $7.2 billion. The deal will bring 32,000 Nokia employees to Microsoft, which is hoping to gain ground in the mobile industry.


Tommy Morrison, 44, boxer who defeated heavyweight champ George Foreman in 1993 but was banned from the ring in 1996 after testing positive for HIV, a result he later said was a false positive.


Frederik Pohl, 93, award-winning author of more than 65 science-fiction novels, including Gateway...

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