Griffith Edwards, 83, British psychiatrist and addiction specialist who helped pioneer the science of addiction medicine and the treatment of substance abuse.
By the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is immune from liability for flood damage from 2005's Hurricane Katrina.
The Barclays Center in Brooklyn, new home of the Brooklyn Nets; its opening week featured shows by hip-hop star (and Nets co-owner) Jay-Z.
Henry Champ, 75, Canadian journalist who covered wars and Washington for more than 40 years for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and NBC News.
The Emmy for Outstanding Drama Series, by Homeland, upsetting the predicted winner, Mad Men, which was gunning for its fifth Emmy in that category.
Jerome Horwitz, 93, cancer researcher who synthesized AZT in 1964; two decades later, the compound helped produce the first effective drug treatment for HIV.