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Topic - Marie Colvin
War correspondent Marie Colvin is being laid to rest in the Long Island community of her childhood where she first decided to become a reporter.
Syrian rebels spirited a British photographer who had been trapped in the opposition stronghold of Homs out of the country Tuesday after he was trapped for days under fierce government shelling that killed 13 of those trying to save him, an activist group said.
Warnings from Syrian activists of a humanitarian catastrophe in Homs grew more desperate Thursday as government forces resumed shelling an opposition stronghold in the restive central city, where hundreds have died in a weekslong siege.
A French photojournalist and an American working for a British newspaper were killed Wednesday by Syrian government shelling of the opposition stronghold of Homs, France's government said.
With her husband, Stan, she wrote and illustrated the Berenstain Bears books that have charmed preschoolers for 50 years.
She said seeing the horror might "move people to think, why is this going on?"