Top of the Hour: Times Correspondent Dies in Syria, Headlines

The Takeaway

Anthony Shadid, Mideast correspondent for our partner the New York Times, has died while on assignment inside Syria. The two-time Pulitzer Prize winner died from an apparent asthma attack triggered by an allergic reaction. His reporting has been a fixture on The Takeaway like this last February from Cairo when he told us the mood had become more aggressive as pro-Mubarak demonstrators surrounded Tahrir Square.

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