June 25, 2015 6:25 AM EDT

SIGNED

By Hawaii Governor David Ige, legislation that would make his state the first to raise the legal age for smoking to 21, beginning next year. The rising popularity of e-cigarettes among Hawaiian teenagers drove lawmakers’ concern.

DIED

James Horner, 61, composer of scores for Avatar, Braveheart and many other movies. He won two Academy Awards for his work on Titanic.

• Dick Van Patten, 86, actor known for playing the father on the TV series Eight Is Enough as well as for roles in Mama and The Love Boat.

• Daniel Villanueva, 77, a founder of the Spanish-language broadcast giant Univision.

• Gunther Schuller, 89, Pulitzer Prize–winning composer who combined classical and jazz in the “Third Stream” genre.

SENTENCED

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, to death by a federal judge. He apologized in court to his victims and their families for the first time, saying, “I am sorry for the lives that I’ve taken.”

This appears in the July 06, 2015 issue of TIME.

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