| Feb 11, 2015
| 8:39 PM
Longtime "60 Minutes" correspondent Bob Simon, who covered riots, Academy Award-nominated movies and wars and was held captive for more than a month in Iraq two decades ago, died in a car crash on Wednesday. He was 73.
"CBS Evening News" anchor Scott...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 8:04 PM
NBC announced Tuesday that it is suspending Brian Williams as "Nightly News" anchor and managing editor for six months without pay for misleading the public about his experiences covering the Iraq War.
NBC chief executive Steve Burke said Williams'...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 10:19 AM
Back during the Vietnam War, CBS news anchorman Walter Cronkite was judged in the polls to be "the most trusted man in America" for his straightforward nightly reports. When he went to Vietnam and returned saying the war was "mired in stalemate," it was...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- Back during the Vietnam War, CBS news anchorman Walter Cronkite was judged in the polls to be "the most trusted man in America" for his straightforward nightly reports. When he went to Vietnam and returned saying the war was "mired in...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 8:04 AM
Brian Williams, how do you misremember a war story involving yourself?
The NBC anchor has astonished fans for carting out an incorrect report from 2003 that embellished his stature when reporting on Iraq. He had said he was in an aircraft hit by fire....
| Jan 27, 2015
| 11:46 AM
Fox News Channel put up the biggest numbers in cable news for January, but CNN made the greatest strides.
And their broadcast counterparts scored big audiences last week, which brought especially good news to NBC and Brian Williams.
First, the cable...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 4:54 AM
How will "Saturday Night Live" handle Deflate-Gate?
The NBC show can draw on news conferences by New England quarterback Tom Brady and head coach Bill Belichick for this weekend's edition hosted by Blake Shelton. Beyond jokes about underinflated balls,...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 1:55 PM
In an interview Sunday with "60 Minutes," House Speaker John Boehner says the Tea Party has used him quite successfully to raise money.
"My voting record is as conservative as anybody here," the Ohio Republican tells Scott Pelley. "The issue with the...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The television news business is trying hard to catch up with rapidly changing technology.
Americans are getting more of their news from their Twitter feeds, friends' Facebook posts and websites such as Reddit. There are live bloggers who chronicle...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 4:45 AM
Riding an Amtrak train from Washington, D.C., to New York last week, Brian Williams gets the greetings and nods of recognition from passengers expected for someone who has spent 10 years in the anchor chair at "NBC Nightly News."
Yet half of those...
| Dec 2, 2014
Scott Pelley is a correspondent for "60 Minutes," as well as the anchor and managing editor of the "CBS Evening News." The 57-year-old journalist travels constantly for his work and says he wouldn't have it any other way. "Whenever I give commencement...