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60 Minutes (tv program)

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  • SEAL Team 6 vs. Osama bin Laden — why telling war stories matters

    There's an extraordinary tale of valor under fire in the opening pages of Stephen E. Ambrose's World War II book "Citizen Soldiers." It perfectly depicts the American fighting spirit and even has a homespun punch line: After a Mississippi woodsman and...
  • Bill Cosby: Damaged beyond repair?

    Bill Cosby: Damaged beyond repair?
    The damage done to Bill Cosby's career in recent days has few precedents. But a memorable one is Joan Crawford, whose well-crafted image fell apart when her daughter accused her of being an abusive parent and a cruel person in the book "Mommie Dearest."...
  • Islamic State's Brutal Strategy To Take Iraq

    Islamic State's Brutal Strategy To Take Iraq
    A centerpiece of President Barack Obama's strategy for defeating the Islamic State is mobilizing tribal fighters to join the Iraqi military in retaking Anbar and other Sunni-dominated provinces. But new research shows the jihadists have been working since...
  • Tom Brady, 'Walking Dead' lead Sunday pack

    Tom Brady, 'Walking Dead' lead Sunday pack
    UPDATED: Tom Brady put on the biggest show in prime time Sunday. (In Orlando, he had serious competition from zombies.) Brady's performance on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" averaged 20.8 million viewers. Brady and New England beat Indianapolis,  42-20....
  • TV ratings: Football dominates; 'Simpsons,' 'Family Guy' open strong

    "Sunday Night Football" helped elevate NBC to No. 1 network of the night, but Fox didn't fall far behind with season premieres of "The Simpsons" and "Family Guy." The New Orleans Saints-Dallas Cowboys telecast on NBC at 8:30 p.m. earned a rating of 7....
  • Martin Schram: Helping a reform-minded secretary fix the VA

    Martin Schram: Helping a reform-minded secretary fix the VA
    At last, America's military veterans seem to have a secretary of Veterans Affairs who gets it. VA Secretary Robert McDonald, the former chairman, president and CEO of Proctor & Gamble who came to the VA just three and a half months ago, has made clear...
  • New VA chief may fire 1,000 staffers over healthcare scandal

    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced a series of reforms Monday aimed at improving the agency’s customer service after concerns about substandard healthcare forced a leadership change earlier this year. Three months after taking the...
  • VA head outlines fix for troubled agency

    VA head outlines fix for troubled agency
    The new head of the Department of Veterans Affairs described the broad outlines Monday of an overhaul of the agency, which has been battered by scandals over lengthy delays setting up doctor's visits and attempts to cover up those backlogs. Advocates...
  • TV ratings: 'Sunday Night Football' wins; Fox shows rise

    The Chicago Bears-Green Bay Packers “Sunday Night Football” game boosted NBC to No. 1, according to early Nielsen ratings. The telecast, which drew 17.3-million viewers, averaged a rating of 6.2 in the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic....
  • Ratings: NFL Rout Still Scores for NBC on Sunday; ABC's 'Revenge' Hits Season Highs

    NBC remained in control of the Sunday night ratings race even with a "Sunday Night Football" game that featured the largest-ever halftime margin for a primetime NFL contest. The night also saw CBS' "The Good Wife" move ahead of ABC's "Resurrection" in...
  • VA to focus on customer service, 1,000+ could be fired

    VA to focus on customer service, 1,000+ could be fired
    The Veterans Administration announced a series of reforms Monday aimed at improving the agency’s customer service after concerns over substandard healthcare for veterans forced a leadership change earlier this year. After three months in the...