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Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2015

Sometimes the act of dying, by itself, represents a type of victory. Such was the case for Richard “Dick” Walters, who was a leader in the effort to get the state of Vermont to pass aid-in-dying legislation. Diagnosed with lung cancer, Walters ultimately used the law to end his own …

Baseball history: Game changer | The Economist

The House That Ruth Built: A New Stadium, the First Yankees Championship, and the Redemption of 1923. By Robert Weintraub. Little, Brown; 420 pages; $26.99 and £26.99. Buy from Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk FOLLOWERS of other sports argue about their “best-ever”: Jack Nicklaus versus Tiger Woods in golf; Don Bradman versus Sachin …