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Wounded Journalists Smuggled Out of Syria

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On Tuesday, a group of 35 Syrian volunteers -- 13 of whom eventually lost their lives -- took part in a rescue operation to smuggle two foreign journalists, British photographer Paul Conroy and French reporter Edith Bouvier, out of the besieged city of Homs.

Chelsea Clinton's Coming to a TV Near You

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Because this is just what the gravely endangered journalistic profession needs, NBC has elected to pluck former first daughter Chelsea Clinton from her hardscrabble life and groom her to become a special correspondent for "NBC Nightly News."

CBS Reporter Assaulted During Egyptian Celebration

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On Tuesday, CBS News released a statement that reporter Lara Logan was attacked and sexually assaulted in Tahrir Square after Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak stepped down Logan was filming a segment for "60 Minutes" when she and her crew .

President Bush and the Flying Shoes: A Cautionary Tale
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The shoe-throwing Iraqi journalist is now a venerated celebrity throughout the Mideast, and his words to the president—“this is the farewell kiss, you dog”—will stand as the enduring epitaph in the region on Bush’s folly, which is the reality of his claimed legacy of success in the war on terror.

Shoes and Boos for Outgoing Bush

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It's hard to remember the time when George W. Bush winked and swaggered his way into the White House, while rival Al Gore's team fretted that the vice president didn't show enough folksy warmth or wear the right earth tones to win the day. My, how times have changed.

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