05:42 AM EDT 03/19/2015
War in Iraq
Originally posted 02/07/2015 04:20PM
Brian Williams is taking a break from his NBC Nightly News duties as the network investigates false claims he made about his time covering the War in Iraq.
"In the midst of a career spent covering and consuming news, it has become painfully apparent to me that I am presently too much a part of the news, due to my actions," he said in a note to NBC News staff Saturday.
"As Managing Editor of NBC Nightly News, I have decided to take myself off of my daily broadcast for the next several days, and Lester Holt has kindly agreed to sit in for me to allow us to adequately deal with this issue," he continued. "Upon my return, I will continue my career-long effort to be worthy of the trust of those who place their trust in us."
Originally posted 08/12/2014 05:00PM
Robin Williams brought laughter to even the darkest corners of the world.
Originally posted 02/28/2014 01:05PM
It's been 11 years since Dancing with the Stars champ and injured Iraq war veteran J.R. Martinez has been back to the Middle East after a land-mine explosion left him with severe burns, but Martinez tells PEOPLE his return was an "amazing experience."
Originally posted 05/12/2004 9:00AM
America woke up Wednesday to a horrific sight on its TV screens and newspaper front pages: Photos of 26-year-old Pennsylvania businessman Nicholas Berg about to be beheaded by five masked Islamic militants said to be avenging the U.S. military abuses at the Abu Ghraid prison near Baghdad.
Originally posted 04/28/2004 9:00AM
When Pat Tillman walked away from a lucrative NFL career to join the Army's elite Rangers two years ago, he did so quietly and as a gesture of post-9/11 patriotism, PEOPLE reports in its tribute to the football star turned soldier, who was killed in an Afghanistan firefight on April 22.
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