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Originally posted 11/29/2004 09:00AM
WOOED: NBC News stars Matt Lauer (Today), 46, and Tim Russert (Meet the Press), 54, are reputedly among those on CBS's wish list of "outsiders" to replace Evening News anchor Dan Rather, 73, who announced that he will leave the top spot next March. Newsweek reports that both men were approached by the rival network, though their responses are not revealed. CBS newsmen John Roberts and Scott Pelley are also said to be in the running for the Rather spot.
Originally posted 11/23/2004 01:00PM
Veteran newsman Dan Rather announced Tuesday that he's resigning as anchor of CBS News next spring after more than 40 years with the network, according to reports.
Originally posted 10/04/2004 09:00AM
SPOTTED: Martha Stewart, 63, due to begin her five-month prison sentence this week, spent the weekend vacationing at the Ocean Club Hotel on the Bahamas' Paradise Island and was photographed stepping out of the surf in a one-piece black bathing suit. The domestic diva – soon to be No. 55170-054 at a federal prison facility in Alderson, W. Va. – spent Saturday night at the wedding reception of her longtime publicist Susan Margrino. "It was just the nicest two days," Stewart said.
Originally posted 09/22/2004 09:00AM
The pressure continues to mount at CBS News, which is reeling from Dan Rather's "mistake in judgment" in reporting a story challenging President Bush's military service – based on documents Rather was "misled" into believing were solid.
Originally posted 09/21/2004 08:00AM
CBS News anchor Dan Rather apologized during the network's evening broadcast Monday for a "mistake in judgment" in reporting a story challenging President Bush's military service.
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