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  • CBS: '60 Minutes' correspondent Bob Simon killed in crash

    CBS: '60 Minutes' correspondent Bob Simon killed in crash
     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...
  • NBC's Brian Williams suspended for 6 months for 'inexcusable' actions

    NBC's Brian Williams suspended for 6 months for 'inexcusable' actions
     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'...
  • Brian Williams' fib

    Brian Williams' fib
    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...
  • Brian Williams' fib and credibility in the anchor chair

    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...
  • Brian Williams: Your ego did you in

    Brian Williams: Your ego did you in
    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....
  • NBC, Fox News post ratings wins; CNN gains

    NBC, Fox News post ratings wins; CNN gains
    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...
  • 'SNL,' Miss Universe, SAG Awards: this weekend

    'SNL,' Miss Universe, SAG Awards: this weekend
    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,...
  • John Boehner: Tea Party uses me

    John Boehner: Tea Party uses me
    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...
  • In Internet age, ratings show TV news remains relevant

    In Internet age, ratings show TV news remains relevant
    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...
  • NBC's Brian Williams stays true to news, with a new contract expected

     NBC's Brian Williams stays true to news, with a new contract expected
    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...
  • Go Away With ... Scott Pelley

    Go Away With ... Scott Pelley
    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...