Ted Koppel's Son Found Dead; Guatemala City Sinkhole; Breast Cancer Vaccine: Today's Headlines

Suzanne Murray
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Louise Bourgeois, the French sculptor, died yesterday in Manhattan where she lived. She was 98. -- The New York Times

A giant sinkhole appeared in downtown Guatemala City on Monday, after tropical storm Agatha hit. -- Seattle Post Intelligencer

Quit Facebook day was a big flop; for every user who pledged to delete their account, more than 15,000 other members didn't. -- Venture Beat

Scientists say they have developed a breast cancer vaccine that has prevented the disease from developing in mice, but they say it could be years before such a vaccine is available for humans. -- BBC

Turkey slams Israel for the "bloody massacre" against an aid flotilla of six ships carrying humanitarian goods bound for blockaded Gaza. -- CNN

President Barack Obama will meet with the leaders of a panel he created to probe the worst oil spill in US history. Today is the 43rd day of the leak. -- MSNBC

Ted Koppel's 40-year-old son Andrew Koppel was found dead in his New York City apartment. The medical examiner has not yet determined the cause of death. -- Mediaite

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