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A pair of Aarons pulled off an N.F.L. hat trick Saturday night. Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers earned his third Associated Press Most Valuable…View More Peyton Manning Selected for Pro Football Hall of Fame
Kathleen Heddle, who won three Olympic gold medals rowing for Canada in the 1990s and inspired a generation of athletes, died on Monday at her…View More Kathleen Heddle, Rower Who Won 3 Olympic Gold Medals, Dies at 55
But not many people have declined the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “Very few have done it, whether it was out of modesty or for special…View More Who Else Has Declined a Presidential Honor?
On the eve of Election Day in 2016, President Trump read a letter of congratulations from the New England Patriots’ longtime coach, Bill Belichick, who…View More Calls Grow for Belichick to Decline Presidential Award
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Allen had 351 homers and 1,848 hits. He never played in the World Series and was traded five times in a six-year stretch. He won…View More Dick Allen’s Hall of Fame Case Ran Out of Time
PARIS — One of France’s most prestigious literary awards, the Renaudot can change a writer’s career overnight. Prizewinners jump onto best-seller lists. Publishers earn bragging…View More Pedophile Scandal Can’t Crack the Closed Circles of Literary France
In August 1968, Lynn Conway, a promising computer engineer at IBM in Sunnyvale, Calif., was called into the office of Gene Myron Amdahl, then the…View More 52 Years Later, IBM Apologizes for Firing Transgender Woman