Wednesday, May 21, 2008

US liberal icon Ted Kennedy's latest battle

The United States Massachusetts Democrat Ted Kennedy suffered a seizure Saturday and has since been hospitalized at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital, who were investigating the cause of a seizure that Kennedy, 76, suffered at his Cape Cod compound on Saturday, said preliminary results from a biopsy of the brain had revealed that the senator has a malignant glioma in the left parietal lobe, the upper left part of his brain. News of the brain tumor surprised people in Washington, Massachusetts and beyond, generating reaction around the world, where Kennedy's family legacy and his 46 years in the Senate have made him a well-known figure. More on this news and responses from US leaders..

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