Milestones

PASSED

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.

DIED

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.

DIED

Montgomery Kaluhiokalani, 54, better known as Buttons, Hawaiian surfing legend who was immortalized in a 1972 photograph by Jeff Divine.

OUSTED

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins, after a failed rescue bid by Fairfax Financial...

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