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Actress Naya Rivera, who rose to fame in ‘Glee,’ dies at 33

Naya Rivera, a singer and actress who played a gay cheerleader on the hit TV musical comedy “Glee,” was found dead Monday in a Southern California lake. She was 33.

2-time All-Star 2B Bolling dies, hit last slam off Koufax

Frank Bolling, a two-time All-Star second baseman and the last player to hit a grand slam off Sandy Koufax, has died. He was 88.

Paik Sun-yup, major South Korean war hero, dies at 99

Former South Korean army Gen. Paik Sun-yup, who was celebrated as a major war hero for leading troops in several battle victories against North Korean soldiers during the 1950-53 Korean War, has died. He was 99.

Brad Watson, whose writing turned an unflinching gaze toward life, dies at 64

Brad Watson also taught in Mississippi, Alabama, at Harvard, and in Wyoming.

Fiona Adams, photographer who captured the Beatles on the rise, dies at 84

Fiona Adams, photographer who captured the Beatles on the rise, dies at 84

Everton Weekes, Cricket Star and Pioneer, Is Dead at 95

The West Indies cricketer Everton Weekes was the last of the “three Ws” — batsmen linked by a matchless conjunction of birth, location and alliteration.

Marga Richter, composer in a male-dominated era, dies at 93

Marga Richter, a prolific composer whose determination to be heard in a male-dominated field once led her to rent Merkin Concert Hall to stage a program of her own works, died June 25 at her home in Barnegat, N.J. She was 93.