Breaking: Veteran journalist Helen Thomas dead at 92

Breaking: Veteran journalist Helen Thomas dead at 92

Veteran White House reporter Helen Thomas has died, a source tells USA TODAY.

Muriel Dobbin, a retired journalist and friend of Thomas who lives in the same apartment building, said the 92-year-old journalist passed away early this morning.

Thomas, a graduate of Wayne State University, was considered a pioneer for women in journalism and known for her pointed exchanges with presidents, but she had grown more outspoken of U.S. foreign policies in recent years.

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