Av Westin, Newsman Behind ABC’s ‘20/20,’ Dies at 92

After nearly 20 years at CBS News, he went to a rival network and helped turn its answer to “60 Minutes” into a frequent Emmy Award winner.

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Several Western News Organizations Suspended Operations in Russia

BBC and Bloomberg News were among the media outlets that instructed Russia-based reporters to cease news gathering after a new law cracked down on news and free speech.

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As Storms Intensify, the Job of TV Weather Person Gets More Serious

Once considered comic relief to anchors, television meteorologists are making it clear to viewers that they are covering a crisis in real time.

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CNN Fires Chris Cuomo Over Role in Andrew Cuomo’s Scandal

The cable news network said it had “terminated him, effective immediately,” a move that came four months after Andrew Cuomo resigned as governor of New York.

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Alec Baldwin Says He Is Not Responsible for Fatal Shooting on ‘Rust’

In an emotional interview with ABC News, the actor asserted, “Someone put a live bullet in a gun.”

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Alec Baldwin Says He ‘Didn’t Pull the Trigger’ in ‘Rust’ Killing

The actor said in a brief excerpt from an upcoming interview with ABC News that he had not pulled the trigger when the gun he was holding went off, killing the cinematographer.

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‘The View’ Co-Hosts, Ana Navarro and Sunny Hostin, Test Positive For Covid-19

Ana Navarro and Sunny Hostin, were directed to leave the set live on the air while Vice President Kamala Harris waited backstage for an in-person interview.

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North Korea to Washington: Timetable on Talks Is Up to Us, Not You

The country turned down an American offer to resume negotiations “without preconditions,” as President Biden’s envoy visited the region.

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Weddings: She Married the Priest

Jonathan Morris and Kaitlyn Folmer met at the Vatican. He was a priest. Some things changed along the way.

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‘It’s a Big Deal’: TV Coverage Notes Magnitude of Kamala Harris Victory

On Fox News, Donna Brazile recalled that her mother and grandmother could not vote. “Just scoot over and let women also share in the leadership of this country,” she said.

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NBC Says Trump Will Hold Town Hall Meeting Thursday, Competing Against Biden

The candidates were set to debate on Thursday night until President Trump bowed out. Now they will take part in dueling town-hall-style meetings, with Joe Biden taking questions from voters on ABC.

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ABC Executive Barbara Fedida Out Over ‘Racially Insensitive’ Remarks

The executive, Barbara Fedida, has left the company after an investigation supported complaints about her workplace comments.

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Reporters Grounded by Pandemic Lose ‘That Window Into the Campaign’

The boys (and girls) aren’t on the bus. That means no face-to-face interviews with swing-state voters, no hotel-bar meetings with political operatives and reports with less texture.

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