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Letterman lauded -- and ribbed -- in Kennedy Center ceremony

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Some of the late-night TV icon's biggest-name friends were at Kennedy Center ceremony to laud -- and rib -- the man who brought us Stupid Human Tricks

Darius Rucker walks a country mile to a new stardom


After 25 years in the music business, the former frontman of Hootie & the Blowfish is finding a success he couldn't dream of - as a country music star

Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski open up

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For ten years they've engaged viewers with an early morning jolt of smart political conversation; now they're engaged to each other

The "Psycho" scene that changed film forever


David Edelstein reviews a new documentary, "78/52," that examines in minute detail a revolutionary cinematic event: the shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's horror classic

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Fallen soldier's widow breaks her silence on Trump condolence call

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Widow of fallen soldier Sgt. La David Johnson says that Rep. Fredericka Wilson's account of President Trump's phone call to her was "not fabricated"


EPA cancels appearance of scientists at climate change event

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The event is designed to draw attention to the health of Narragansett Bay, which forms New England's largest estuary

Trump urges House to speed up process to pass tax reform

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The president and vice president joined a conference call Sunday with House Republicans

Trump responds after NFL players continue anthem protest

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About 22 players protested during the anthems in some way before day games on Sunday, according to AP tally


Outcry after rooms apparently rented at Penn State frat where pledge died

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Family of Timothy Piazza, who died at Beta Theta Pi house, says it's "disgusting" that now-defunct chapter opens its doors on football weekends

Fox renewed Bill O'Reilly contract despite knowledge of sexual harassment settlement


Former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly vows to speak out Monday against what he says are lies in a New York Times report. The Times says the Fox News parent company, 21st Century Fox, renewed O'Reilly's multi-million-dollar contract despite…

Prominent journalist stabbed in her throat at radio station

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Tatyana Felgenhauer, deputy editor-in-chief for Russia's leading news radio station, stabbed by an unknown attacker

Eye Opener: Tampa hunts for a possible serial killer


Police in Tampa are urgently searching for a man in a surveillance video that could have information about a potential serial killer connected to three murders. Also, Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's sentencing trial starts today. He faces life…

Catalonia plots next move as Spain attempts to seize power

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A pro-independence party in the Spanish region of Catalonia is calling for "mass civil disobedience"

Once-pristine Arctic choking on our plastic addiction

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300 billion tiny pieces of plastic trash are drifting just beneath the surface in ocean waters previously impervious to the pollution onslaught

Ohio cop shot dead responding to domestic dispute call

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The suspect, who hasn't been identified, was killed by a second officer


Today in history: A controversial rape comment and a key Civil War battle

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A look at notable events on October 23 throughout history

The heart of "The Cloud" is in Virginia

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David Pogue visits Loudoun County's massive data centers, through which up to 70% of the world's internet traffic passes every day


Tampa residents warned serial killer may be at large

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After 3 murders, police say people in Seminole Heights area should be vigilant, not go out alone at night


ISIS-linked militants "finished" after 5-month fight for city

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Philippine officials say battle for Marawi City over after more than 1,100 killed retaking it from Islamic extremists


Report reveals U.S. cities' rankings on LGBT support

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Missouri's capital city scored poorly in a ranking of cities evaluating which places offer the most support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people

FBI sting foils alleged plot to bomb Florida mall

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Suspect identified as Vicente Solano was apparently acting alone as he planned an attack on Dolphin Mall near Miami's busy airport


What to expect at Bowe Bergdahl's sentencing hearing

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Hearing starts Monday and is expect to feature dramatic testimony; Bergdahl faces up to life in prison on charges of desertion


Timberlake says he's headlining Super Bowl halftime show in 2018

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Singer announced for third time in his career, Justin Timberlake will headline halftime show at Super Bowl LII on February 4, 2018

Environmental pollution killing more people than war, study says


The Lancet medical journal published a new study that says environmental pollution contributed to the deaths of 9 million people in 2015 -- that's more than all forms of violence, including war. Anna Werner reports.


"Huge problem": FBI can't gain access to nearly 7K mobile devices

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FBI Director Christopher Wray said Sunday that it hasn't been able to retrieve data for more than half of devices it tried to access in less than a year


Living and working with terrorists

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In his first interview, an FBI undercover operative tells Scott Pelley how he infiltrated al Qaeda and thwarted potential terror attacks planned for New York and Toronto

Groundbreaking new cancer treatment approved


A second version of a new cancer treatment that uses a patient's own cells to fight non-Hodgkin's lymphoma has been approved by the FDA. Now 15,000 people may be eligible for the treatment. Dr. Tara Narula reports.



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Bill Koch, sibling of the famous Koch brothers, Charles and David, spent $35 million investigating what began as $400K in wine fraud. Turns out, Koch was the wrong guy to swindle

Dog costume Halloween parade in New York City

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New Yorkers dressed their dogs for the annual costume parade in New York City's Tompkins Square Park on Sat., Oct. 21, 2017

Reforming solitary confinement at infamous California prison

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Oprah Winfrey visits Pelican Bay State Prison where she reports on conditions in the "SHU" isolation unit and on a nationwide reform movement that is reducing the use of solitary confinement

Why Oprah pitched a "60 Minutes" story on prisons

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She's no bleeding heart for prisoners, she tells "60 Minutes Overtime" -- but here's why Oprah Winfrey thinks the use of solitary confinement deserves scrutiny

Khizr Khan says Gen. Kelly should have "refrained" from Gold Star family controversy

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"I offer my deepest condolence to the families of my four sons, brave hero sons that died protecting us," Khan said