Writer Elmore Leonard died Tuesday at the age of 87. Dermot Cleary/Chasen hide caption

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Crime Novelist Elmore Leonard Dies

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Virginia Johnson and her then-husband, William Masters, in 1972. They studied sexual behavior for decades. She died this week in St. Louis. Masters died in 2001. AP hide caption

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This early version of the mouse (named for its tail-like cord) was assembled by Douglas Engelbart and his Stanford team in 1963. Getty Images/Life hide caption

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Author Richard Matheson's science fiction stories included The Shrinking Man, I Am Legend, and numerous other movie and TV scripts, including episodes of The Twilight Zone. Archive of American Television hide caption

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Actor James Gandolfini has died while on a trip to Italy. He's seen here with Sopranos co-stars Edie Falco, left, and Lorraine Bracco. Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images hide caption

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