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NEW YORK (AP) — 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 Pelley, his eyes red, announced the death in […]

NEW YORK (AP) — 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’ actions were inexcusable and jeopardized the trust he has built up with […]