Deaths of note from around the world:
Lou Myers, 76: Best known for his role as ornery restaurant owner Mr. Gaines on the television series “A Different World," the actor’s TV credits also included “NYPD Blue," “E.R.," “The Cosby Show" and “Touched by an Angel." He also appeared in a number of films, including “Tin Cup," “How Stella Got Her Groove Back," “The Wedding Planner" and more. Died Tuesday at Charleston Area Medical Center in West Virginia.
Robert Richardson, 75: Cornell University professor who, with fellow researchers David Lee and Douglas Osheroff, was awarded the Nobel in 1996 for work on low-temperature physics involving the isotope helium-3, which has contributed to research ranging from the properties of microscopic matter to astrophysics. Died Tuesday in Ithaca, N.Y., of complications from a heart attack.