Dorothea Tanning, 101, Surrealist painter and writer known for her fragmented Insomnias series and as wife of refugee Surrealist Max Ernst.
Florence Green, 110, thought to be the last surviving veteran of World War I; Green served in Britain's RAF in 1918 for the final two months of the war.
Karen Handel, VP for public policy at Susan G. Komen for the Cure and an abortion foe, after the breast-cancer charity reversed a controversial decision to stop funding breast-cancer screenings by Planned Parenthood.
Antoni Tapies, 88, Catalan artist famous for his rough-surfaced, elemental works, gouged and scratched with letters and mysterious runic signs.
Disposable water bottles less than a gallon in size, from Grand Canyon National Park. Small bottles make up 20% of all garbage removed from the park.
Ben Gazzara, 81, visceral actor who played Brick in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof's Broadway debut and starred in films by John Cassavetes and others and on TV's Run for Your Life.