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Reporter Anthony Shadid, in Washington, then a Washington Post reporter in May 2004. Shadid died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, apparently of an asthma attack, while on assignment for the New York Times in Syria, the paper said. He was 43. (AP Photo/The Washington Post, Julia Ewan)

NY Times Pulitzer-winning reporter dies in Syria


NEW YORK -- New York Times correspondent Anthony Shadid, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner whose dispatches captured untold stories from Baghdad under "shock and awe" bombing to Libya wracked by civil war, died Thursday of an apparent asthma attack in Syria while reporting on the uprising against its president.

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