Anthony Shadid, a New York Times journalist formerly with The Washington Post, died in Syria of an apparent asthma attack Feb. 16. He was regarded as one of the most honored foreign correspondents of his generation.
Feb. 21, 2012Nada Bakri, wife of Anthony Shadid, who was the New York Times's Beirut bureau chief, lights candles after a memorial ceremony for her husband at the American University of Beirut in Lebanon. Shadid died Feb. 16, apparently of an asthma attack, while on assignment for the New York Times in Syria, the paper said. He was 43.Hussein Malla/AP