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Martin McGuinness, Irish Rebel Turned Politician, Dies at 66

Martin McGuinness, the Irish Republican Army commander who led his underground paramilitary movement toward reconciliation with Britain, died Tuesday, his Sinn Fein party announced. Turning from rebel to peacemaker, McGuinness served as Northern Ireland's deputy first minister for a decade in a power-sharing government. The party said he died following a short illness. McGuinness suffered from amyloidosis, a rare disease with a strain specific to Ireland's northwest. The...

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