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Newscaster Carl Kasell of NPR's 'Morning Edition' dies at 84
Veteran radio broadcaster Carl Kasell has died at 84. Kasell brought his gravitas to "Morning Edition" and later his wit to "Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me!" has died at 84
In age of #MeToo, can there be forgiveness, second chances?
If a man abuses his co-workers and apologizes, should he be forgiven? What about a man who sexually assaults a stranger asleep in bed? Is redemption possible? Last week, Tom Ashbrook, who was fired as host of the popular National Public Radio program "On Point," asked in a column in The Boston
Radio host fired in abuse case says sorry, seeks 2nd chance
A former host of one of National Public Radio's most successful programs who was fired over allegations of workplace abuse is apologizing and asking for a second chance
Contentious confirmation hearings lie ahead for Pompeo, Haspel, Jackson
Potentially contentious confirmation hearings lie ahead for President Trump’s cabinet nominees when the Senate returns from a two-week recess next week. Senate Republicans, most of whom are loathe to deal with difficult confirmations during a midterm election year and would much rather tout the
Virginia Gov. calls for removal of Confederate statues
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has called for all of the state's public Confederate statues to be removed and relocated. The governor said on Wednesday that he hoped residents in the state would agree the statues represent a “barrier to progress, inclusion and equality.” “As we attempt to heal
Martha Raddatz's Biography
Martha Raddatz is ABC News Chief Global Affairs Correspondent and co-anchor of “This Week with George Stephanopoulos.” She has covered national security, foreign policy and politics for decades – reporting from the Pentagon, the State Department, the White House, and conflict zones around the
Legendary sportswriter Frank Deford dies at age 78
Frank Deford, a legend in the world of sports journalism, has died at age 78 in Key West, Florida , according to his wife,?Carol Penner Deford. The Baltimore native spent 50 years writing for Sports Illustrated, but some might be more acquainted with his booming voice delivering his unique takes on
The Note: Trump Takes the Electoral College
NOTABLES --TRUMP SURPASSES 270 ELECTORAL COLLEGE VOTES: Donald Trump surpassed 270 Electoral College votes yesterday, meaning that he has the required number of votes to be elected president. The milestone came when electors in Texas cast their votes. There were 10 electors who did not cast ballots
President Obama Contemplates the Future of the Democratic Party
Democrats are searching for answers after their devastating loss at the polls, President Obama admitted in a wide-ranging interview with National Public Radio. When asked about the future of the Democratic Party, he said, "I am a proud Democrat, but I do think that we've ceded too much territory.
Meet YouTube Phenomenon 'The Liberal Redneck' Trae Crowder
Trae Crowder, from Celina, Tennessee, feels like he'll be voting for the lesser of two evils in the presidential election.