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  • Susan Rasky dies at 61; reporter became Berkeley journalism lecturer

    Susan Rasky dies at 61; reporter became Berkeley journalism lecturer
    Susan Rasky, an award-winning congressional correspondent who mentored a generation of young political journalists as a senior lecturer at UC Berkeley, died Sunday at her home in El Cerrito, Calif. She was 61 and had breast cancer.
  • Michael Hastings dies at 33; his article led general to resign

    Michael Hastings, an aggressive and iconoclastic journalist whose reporting exposed the vagaries of the war in Iraq and helped bring down the top U.S. general in Afghanistan, died early Tuesday in a car crash in Los Angeles, according to two of his...

    Michael Hastings' widow: 'It was just a really tragic accident'

    The widow of Michael Hastings -- the journalist whose reporting led to the resignation of the top U.S. general in Afghanistan -- is calling his fatal crash in Los Angeles a “really tragic accident.” In her first nationally televised...

    Michael Hastings' family reportedly planned 'detox' at time of crash

    Journalist Michael Hastings’ family was about to stage an intervention to try to  get the reporter into “detox” on the same day his Mercedes burst into flames after hitting a tree, Los Angeles coroner’s officials said Tuesday....

    Coroner, family link Michael Hastings to drug use at time of death

    Coroner, family link Michael Hastings to drug use at time of death
    Journalist Michael Hastings, who was killed in a fiery Los Angeles crash in June, died of "traumatic injuries" as a result of the accident and had traces of drugs in his system, Los Angeles coroner's officials said Tuesday. Hastings, 33, died June 18 in...