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Ireland mourns 'keeper of language' poet Seamus Heaney

Posted: 30 Aug 2013 07:22 AM PDT

Poet Seamus Heaney recites his poem at Harvard University in CambridgeBy Sam Cage DUBLIN (Reuters) - Seamus Heaney, one of the world's best-known poets and winner of the 1995 Nobel Prize for literature, died on Friday after a short illness at the age of 74, his family said. The Northern Ireland-born Heaney's poems evoke an Irish country childhood, with images of potato diggers and peat bog cutters, and echo the deep political splits that have divided the island. His works include the 1966 debut "Death of a Naturalist", "The Spirit Level", "District and Circle" and an acclaimed translation of the old English epic poem "Beowulf". ...

Michael Hastings' family chides media for inaccuracies, guards his legacy

Posted: 28 Aug 2013 05:14 PM PDT

By Sara Morrison LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - In the wake of the L.A. County Coroner's report concluding that BuzzFeed journalist Michael Hastings' death was an accident, his family is speaking out about inaccurate media reports surrounding the 33-year-old's demise and doing its best to keep his legacy alive. BuzzFeed's Michael Hastings National Security Reporting Fellowship will award $100,000 plus expenses to one journalist to pursue the kinds of stories that wouldn't get written otherwise. The deadline, September 1, is coming up soon. ...

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