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Obituary: Peace activist Mary Eoloff, 82, gave a voice to the voiceless

Peace activist Mary Eoloff of St. Paul flew to Israel 13 times to see the man imprisoned as a traitor for exposing Israel’s nuclear weapons program. She and husband Nicholas …

Student back in US after being stuck in Mexico

A Mexico-born Harvard University student has returned to the United States after being stuck for months in his native country when he crossed the border without permission.

Bradlee recalled as a genius, great journalist

Ben Bradlee, the former Washington Post editor who died Tuesday, was remembered as one of the nation's great journalists and a courageous and charismatic friend and colleague: ___ "For Benjamin Bradlee, …

A newsman's life: Pentagon Papers to Watergate

Ben Bradlee, the former Washington Post editor who died Tuesday at age 93, took a sleepy hometown newspaper and transformed it into a great one.

Ben Bradlee remembered for invigorating journalism

In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place.


Ebola victim's sister says hospital denied request

The family of the first Ebola victim to die in the United States says the hospital that cared for him has refused for weeks to release lab results showing the effects of an experimental drug treatment, fanning their suspicions that the facility mishandled the case.


Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place.


Oilman Nelson Bunker Hunt dies at 88

Nelson Bunker Hunt, a Texas oilman who once tried to corner the silver market with one of his brothers only to see the move end in financial disaster, has died. He was 88.


De la Renta gave first ladies fashion, friendship

For America's first ladies, Oscar de la Renta was more than just a skilled artist who helped give them a dose of confidence whenever they slipped into his dresses, beaded gowns and pantsuits. He was also a friend to some of them.