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60 MINUTES JOINS THE FIGHT AGAINST BRAIN TUMORS

Cancer has touched all of our lives and I hope that in the next two years we will make strides to make it a thing of the past. 187 more words

An open letter to "60 Minutes" criticizes America's most-watched news show over its Africa coverage

In the United States, television news doesn’t get much more prestigious than 60 Minutes. It is the most watched news program in the country, with some 13 million viewers a week, and one of the few places where you’ll find investigative or in-depth journalism on US broadcast television during peak viewing hours on Sunday evenings. 1,089 more words

Low Hanging Fruit, Part I

One of the major components of my job is reading through huge amounts of news.  We are talking hundreds of articles a day from a variety of sources both private and public.   1,101 more words

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'60 Minutes' Blasted For "Anachronistic Style" Of Africa Coverage

A group of academics and journalists is accusing 60 Minutes of turning black Africans into background extras in its recent segments from the continent.

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U.S. regulators are reviewing the safety of Lumber Liquidators laminates

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Wednesday it was investigating Chinese-made laminates used by Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc , after reports that the company’s flooring products had too-high levels of formaldehyde. 196 more words

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Lara Logan in hospital for complications from 2011 sex assault

Lara Logan, a correspondent for “60 Minutes,” has been readmitted to the hospital, reportedly due to complications stemming from a sexual assault she survived while covering the Arab Spring in Egypt in 2011. 118 more words

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Lara Logan of '60 Minutes' hospitalized again

NEW YORK — “60 Minutes” correspondent Lara Logan has been hospitalized for the second time in a month, a spokesperson for the CBS News program confirmed Tuesday. 196 more words

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