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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. ...
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. ...
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)
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North Korea's release of Ohio man fuels hope for 2 other Americans
Los Angeles Times
Jeffrey E. Fowle, an American imprisoned in North Korea for six months, was freed Tuesday in an unexpected move that raised hope for the release of two other Americans. Fowle, 56, an Ohio municipal worker who was arrested after leaving a Bible in a hotel, ...
North Korea frees detained American
One of three Americans held in North Korea freed: White House
North Korea unexpectedly frees American Jeffrey Fowle
Journalist Who Contracted Ebola Now Disease-Free
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 ...
Cameraman declared Ebola free
Freelance cameraman free of Ebola, can leave Nebraska hospital
RI man declared free of Ebola, expected to leave hospital Wednesday
New York Times
Ben Bradlee: His sense of Style brought a new sensibility to features
“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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