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News Briefs

March 24, 2003 Executive Editor 0

CNN reporters booted from Iraq Members of the Iraqi government Friday expelled CNN reporters from Baghdad. The network’s two reporters, Nic Robertson and Rym Brahimi, had remained in the capital city after most reporters left for safety reasons. Exact reasons for the dismissal of the reporters are unclear.

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Mysterious Asian illness reaches Virginia

March 24, 2003 Executive Editor 0

Students, faculty and staff planning a trip to Southeast Asia may want to reconsider their travel plans this spring, since a new strain of deadly pneumonia has been traced to Hong Kong, Vietnam and Singapore.

According to the World Health Organization, since early February, 350 people have been infected and 10 have died from the illness.