Libyan militia leader Ahmed Abu Khatallah, suspected of orchestrating the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, by American commandos. He will be tried in the U.S.
Al-Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy, after nearly a year of imprisonment in Egypt, for health reasons. He had been on a hunger strike for more than four months.
Actress Ruby Dee, at 91. Dee, a strong voice for civil rights, was the 1963 March on Washington mistress of ceremonies and helped break down racial barriers onstage and onscreen.
Actress Angelina Jolie, named by the Queen of England as an honorary Dame Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George, in recognition of her humanitarian work.
Hall of Fame WWE wrestler–and current WWE executive–Pat Patterson, 73, who announced he was gay during the season finale of a WWE-centric reality show.
Fictional sleuth Sherlock Holmes, from some constraints of copyright, by a ruling that all but 10 of Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories about him are in the public domain.
This appears in the June 30, 2014 issue of TIME.
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