On the first day of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Shelley Smith has come out and revealed her own diagnosis on Twitter.

"I now join the one in eight women who are battling breast cancer. Early detection will save my life. Tell loved ones," wrote the long-time sports journalist, who has been with ESPN since 1997. "My tough cancer treatment will begin in January. Until then, I spread the praise of mammograms and ultrasound. Early detection."

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Attorney General Eric Holder, a prominent member of the Obama administration since it began, will resign his post Thursday, according to multiple news reports.

The President is expected to announce the resignation this afternoon. Holder will stay on until his successor is confirmed, a White House official said.

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