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Frank Mankiewicz, aide to Robert Kennedy, dies

Frank Mankiewicz, the press secretary who went before television cameras to announce the death of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and later served as political director for presidential candidate George McGovern, died Thursday. He was 90.

Obituary: Glen Berryman was longtime accounting professor at U's Carlson School

For students at the Carlson School of Management from the 1960s through the 1990s, Glen Berryman was the accounting professor with a reputation as a terrific but tough teacher. For …

Diane Sawyer's mother dies at 94 in Louisville

Jean Sawyer Hayes, the 94-year-old mother of ABC journalist Diane Sawyer, has died.

All-Pro linebacker John 'Bull' Bramlett dies at 73

John "Bull" Bramlett, a former professional football and baseball player who was nicknamed the "Meanest Man in Football," has died. He was 73.

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.