Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent Anthony Shadid died from an asthma attack after slipping into Syria on Thursday. He told the stories of those caught in — and trying to break free from — oppressive regimes and wartime violence. He was working for The New York Times. Shadid was 43.
An abrupt suspension in The Colbert Report's production schedule led to many rumors online Thursday, after Comedy Central said it would air reruns for three days this week. The delay is due to a family emergency, The Wall Street Journal reports
Since its creation during World War II, the Ad Council has launched one iconic public service announcement after the next — from the "Rosie the Riveter" campaign, which encouraged women to join the work force, to Smokey Bear's lessons about preventing wildfires.
Five senior journalists at the News Corp.-owned Sun in London were arrested on charges involving bribes of police and military personnel over the weekend. The arrests resulted from News Corps.' own internal investigation and the company's own newly-aggressive stance point to its increasing vulnerability to US investigation under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
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