Kate Millett, feminist author of ‘Sexual Politics,’ dies
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Kate Millett, feminist author of ‘Sexual Politics,’ dies

PARIS (AP) — Kate Millett, the activist, artist and educator whose best-selling work “Sexual Politics” was a landmark of cultural criticism and a manifesto for the modern feminist movement, has died at 82. Millett’s book was among the most talked-about works of its time and remains a founding text for cultural and gender studies programs. … Continue reading

Pierre Berge, magnate and Yves Saint Laurent’s partner, dies
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Pierre Berge, magnate and Yves Saint Laurent’s partner, dies

PARIS (AP) — Pierre Berge, an influential French businessman, philanthropist and gay rights activist who helped build the fashion empire of his longtime lover Yves Saint Laurent, has died. He was 86. A cultural celebrity in France in his own right, Berge was one of France’s leading art patrons as well as serving as CEO … Continue reading

Woman convicted of fatally poisoning husband dies in prison
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Woman convicted of fatally poisoning husband dies in prison

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A New York woman convicted of fatally poisoning her husband with antifreeze and trying to kill her daughter in similar fashion has died in prison. The Onondaga County district attorney’s office says 48-year-old Stacey Castor died Saturday morning. Castor was serving 51 years to life at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for … Continue reading