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CBS News fires political director for 'inappropriate' acts

CBS News has fired its political director, Steve Chaggaris, for "inappropriate behavior," the latest in a string of powerful men to lose a job over alleged misconduct.

Six weeks ago, CBS News dropped Charlie Rose after several women accused him of unwanted sexual advances. He had been on its morning show, "CBS This Morning," and was a "60 Minutes" contributor.

At the time, CBS News President David Rhodes told employees that there was "absolutely nothing more important, in this or any organization, than ensuring a safe, professional workplace." He had said that it was important to CBS' credibility in reporting on accusations made...

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