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Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies at age 93

Ben Bradlee, a former Washington Post executive editor discusses about the Watergate Hotel burglary and stories for the Post at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda By Bill Trott WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, who oversaw the newspaper's coverage of the Watergate scandal that toppled President Richard Nixon, died on Tuesday at age 93, the paper said. As executive editor from 1968 until 1991, Bradlee became one of the most important figures in Washington, as well as part of journalism history, while transforming the Post from a staid morning daily into one of the most dynamic and respected publications in the United States. Bradlee died at his home in Washington of natural causes, the paper said. ...

U.S. to funnel travelers from Ebola-hit region through five airports

Protestor Hulbert of Annapolis holds a sign reading "Stop the Flights" as he demonstrates in favor of a travel ban to stop the spread of the Ebola virus, in front of the White House in Washington By Jeffrey Dastin NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States ratcheted up its safeguards against Ebola on Tuesday, requiring travelers from three countries at the center of an epidemic in West Africa to fly into one of five major airports conducting enhanced screening for the virus. Restrictions on passengers whose trips originated in Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea were announced by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and due to go into effect on Wednesday. The precautions stop well short of the travel ban sought by some U.S. lawmakers to prevent more Ebola cases in the United States. ...

Hospital: American video journalist free of Ebola

Cameraman infected with Ebola relieved to be back in U.S. American video journalist Ashoka Mukpo will be released from the hospital soon, officials say.

Very bad news for McDonald's

McDonald’s Begins Online Campaign To Dispel Food Ingredient Rumors The fast food giant posted huge disappointments that should have stockholders reeling.

Soldier run over in Quebec parking lot by suspected jihadi has died

The assailant, who was fatally shot by police in the incident on Monday, ran over two Canadian soldiers with his car in a Quebec parking lot Ottawa (AFP) - Canada was faced with the spectre of Islamist violence Tuesday after a soldier run over by a suspected jihadist died in hospital, as its warplanes headed to bomb Islamic State militants in Iraq.

Three Denver girls reportedly en route to Turkey detained, sent home

By Aruna Viswanatha and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three teenage girls from Denver who had been missing since last week and were reported to be traveling to Turkey were picked up in Germany and sent back home, U.S. officials said on Tuesday. Voice of America reported earlier this week that one of the girls told German authorities they were en route to Turkey, which has been considered a principal transit route for foreigners looking to fight with Islamic militants in Syria. U.S. officials declined to say if they suspected a link between the girls and militants in the region. ...

Snowplow driver drunk in plane collision that killed oil CEO

The CEO of French oil giant Total, Christophe de Margerie, died in a plane crash at a Moscow airport when the private jet he was using struck a snowplough on takeoff Moscow (AFP) - Russian investigators on Tuesday accused senior airport officials of criminal negligence over a plane crash at a Moscow airport that killed the head of French oil giant Total, Christophe de Margerie, whose private jet hit a snowplough on takeoff.

Ebola nurse's status upgraded to good from fair

Staff members of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital gather outside the emergency room to show support for fellow nurse Nina Pham, in Dallas NEW YORK (Reuters) - The medical status of nurse Nina Pham, who contracted Ebola when she helped treat the first patient to be diagnosed with the disease on U.S. soil, was upgraded to good from fair on Tuesday, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced. Pham was admitted to the NIH Clinical Center Special Clinical Studies Unit in Bethesda, Maryland, on Oct. 16. (Reporting by Sharon Begley)

Doctor gets emotional recounting Ebola patient's final days

Ebola doctor Gary Weinstein (screen shot) Dallas doctor Gary Weinstein describes Texas Health Presbyterian's efforts to care for Thomas Eric Duncan, the country's first Ebola patient.

Pistorius gets sentenced

Oscar Pistorius sits in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Pistorius will finally learn his fate when judge Thokozile Masipais is expected to announce the Olympic runner's sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, Pool) A South African judge sentences the runner for the killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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North Korea's release of Ohio man fuels hope for 2 other Americans - Los Angeles Times


North Korea's release of Ohio man fuels hope for 2 other Americans
Los Angeles Times
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Journalist Who Contracted Ebola Now Disease-Free - ABC News

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Journalist Who Contracted Ebola Now Disease-Free
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The freelance cameraman who contracted Ebola while working with NBC in Liberia is now disease free, he tweeted today. Ashoka Mukpo was transported from Liberia to the Nebraska Medical Center's biocontainment center on Oct. 6. The medical center ...
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Ben Bradlee: His sense of Style brought a new sensibility to features - Washington Post

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Ben Bradlee: His sense of Style brought a new sensibility to features
Washington Post
“Hey, Tiger.” He said things like that. He had lusty greetings, exotic epithets and obsolete profanities he got away with. He was unabashed, uninhibited. Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee, who died Tuesday at age 93, was a Boston Brahmin but enjoyed being ...
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