Etta James, the versatile vocalist who brought emotional intensity to songs such as “At Last” and influenced performers from Janis Joplin to Christina Aguilera during a six-decade career, has died. She was 73.
Dick Clark, the television impresario and host of the “American Bandstand” rock ‘n’ roll dance show whose permanently boyish looks earned him the nickname “the oldest living teenager,” has died. He was 82.
Thomas Vartanian was a U.S. banking regulator before he joined law firm Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, where he’s head of the financial institutions transactions group. He says the federal financial reform legislation is dangerous.