Dale Corson, 97, president of Cornell from 1969 to 1977; he defused a standoff with student militants in 1969, then oversaw a peaceful campus in turbulent years.
Osama bin Laden, as No. 1 on the FBI's Most Wanted Fugitives list, by Eric Toth, a former teacher and camp counselor sought for allegedly producing child pornography.
Ferdinand A. Porsche, 76, scion of the Porsche auto making family who dreamed up the signature 911 model and started Porsche Design, extending the brand to high-end luggage and sunglasses.
Jack Tramiel, 83, founder of the Commodore PC company, which sold affordable, popular computers, including roughly 20 million units of its 64 model.
An antitrust lawsuit against Apple and several publishers, by the U.S. Justice Department, which alleges that they colluded to raise prices in the growing e-book market.
Gil Noble, 80, producer and host of the pioneering public-affairs TV program Like It Is, which highlighted issues in the African-American community.