By the Illinois house of representatives, legislation allowing same-sex couples to marry. Governor Pat Quinn, a Democrat, said earlier he would sign the bill, making his the 15th state to legalize gay nuptials.
Walt Bellamy, 74, pro-basketball Hall of Famer. In the 1960s and '70s, the 6-ft. 11-in. center amassed nearly 21,000 points over the course of a career with a string of NBA teams.
Montgomery Kaluhiokalani, 54, better known as Buttons, Hawaiian surfing legend who was immortalized in a 1972 photograph by Jeff Divine.
BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins, after a failed rescue bid by Fairfax Financial...