Ben Bradlee, who led the Washington Post from 1968 to 1991 and became the best-known newspaper editor of his generation, has died at age 93. Under Bradlee’s leadership, the Post won 18 Pulitzer Prizes, including the 1973 Pulitzer Prize for public service for its groundbreaking reporting on the Watergate scandal.

Top photo: Bradlee and then-Post publisher Katharine Graham leave U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., in 1971. Credit: Associated Press. Bottom photo: Bradlee, in his office in Washington in 1995. Credit: Bill O’Leary / Getty Images.

Jeffrey Fowle, 1 of 3 Americans detained in North Korea, has been released, State Department says

He was detained in May and had told CNN that he was taken into custody after he tried to leave a Bible at one stop on his tour and has yet to face trial.

"We remain focused on the continued detention of [the other two men]," White House spokesman Josh Earnest said. "We will continue to work actively on their cases."

The World Health Organization anticipates 5,000 to 10,000 Ebola cases per week in West Africa by December
Gay marriage bans struck down in western states
The Supreme Court’s surprising move today to turn down all pending state appeals in gay-marriage cases means that gay marriage will be legal in most of the nation. Here’s a look at where it’s allowed and where it’s not.

The Supreme Court’s surprising move today to turn down all pending state appeals in gay-marriage cases means that gay marriage will be legal in most of the nation. Here’s a look at where it’s allowed and where it’s not.

The patient diagnosed with Ebola in Dallas left Liberia on Sept. 19 and arrived in the U.S. on Sept. 20. Now, an area known as the “Ellis Island of Dallas” is at the center of the Ebola scare in the city.
 

The patient diagnosed with Ebola in Dallas left Liberia on Sept. 19 and arrived in the U.S. on Sept. 20. Now, an area known as the “Ellis Island of Dallas” is at the center of the Ebola scare in the city.

 

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I probably will sign it, yes.