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FLASHBACK: Morgan Freeman on Ending Racism: - Stop Talking About...

Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman, who endorsed Barack Obama for president in 2008, said that having a Black History Month was "ridiculous" and that the best way to end racism today is to "stop talking about it."


Related Topix: Western, Drama Movies, Unforgiven, Celebrities, Morgan Freeman, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Entertainment, Television

Thu Aug 21, 2014

CBS News

Escaped hostage: "Oh my God, they're collecting us"

When photojournalist Matthew Schrier recounted to 60 Minutes correspondent Scott Pelley his 210 days of captivity in Syria, he described the moment when he realized he was among a collection of kidnapped American journalists held by Syrian rebels.


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Scoop: 60 MINUTES on CBS - Sunday, August 24, 2014

Steve Kroft investigates the private companies that collect, analyze and sell the personal information of millions of Americans, much of it gleaned from their online searches, credit card purchases and government records.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, World News, Japan,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

CBS to Air 'Doubleheader' Premiere of Madam Secretary,...

CBS will broadcast a special "doubleheader" of the series premiere of MADAM SECRETARY , starring Ta Leoni, on the same night as its debut, on Sunday, Sept.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WTOC-TV Savannah

New at 9: Wtoc Prime

Join Sonny Dixon for a primetime special, which brings elements of 60 Minutes and CBS Sunday Morning, with new and exclusive segments.


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Mon Aug 18, 2014


One Nation Under Siege: "Counterinsurgency Cops" in Ferguson -- and on TV

The transfer of used military equipment from the armed forces to police departments around the country has been accompanied, at least to a certain extent, by a shift in public thinking.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, US News, Liberal Political News

The Orlando Sentinel

Next 'Walking Dead'? 'Strain' scores

'The Strain' Season 1, episode 5: 'Runaways' THE STRAIN "Runaways" -- Episode 5 -- Pictured: Corey Stoll as Ephraim Goodweather, David Bradley as Abraham Setrakian -- CR: Michael Gibson/FX FX's hugely entertaining "The Strain" broke through Sunday night and ranked first with young adults in Central Florida.


Related Topix: Entertainment, The Strain, Television

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The day I hit rock bottom

TRIPLE M radio host Dave 'Higgo' Higgins has opened up about his battle with depression and the day it almost became too much.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Scoop: 60 MINUTES on CBS - Sunday, August 17, 2014

"60 MINUTES" LISTINGS FOR SUNDAY, AUGUST 17, 2014 RIGGED - Steve Kroft reports on a new book from Michael Lewis that reveals how a group of unlikely characters discovered how some high-speed traders work the stock market to their advantage.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television


Off sugar, and wanting to tear my eyes out

There are significant consequences. If consumption of sugar were someday found to be an addictive public health hazard, it could eventually be regulated by the federal government, as it regulates tobacco and alcohol.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, UC San Francisco, Life, Fruits, Opinion

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Montreal Gazette

Opinion: Is drinking red wine good for you? Probably not

Proponents of wine have pointed to a number of supposed benefits. First, red wine raises HDL or good cholesterol.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Opinion

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Washington Post

Actor Liev Schreiber in talks to play Marty Baron in new film

Actors Naomi Watts and Liev Schrieber attend the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 12, 2014.


Related Topix: Liev Schreiber, Journalism, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US News

Aussie Muslim with ISIS flag in TV row

ALEXA only found out she'd won the show last night, but the winning scene was filmed two months ago.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Entertainment, Television, Family, Teenagers, Religion, Islam

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Voice Kids winner revealed

THE biological parents of baby Gammy told 60 Minutes they did not abandon him because the new born had Down Syndrome.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Entertainment

Brandon Sun

Australian parents say they were forced to leave baby with Down syndrome with Thai surrogate

In this image taken from video supplied on Aug. 10, 2014 by Channel 9's "60 Minutes", David Farnell poses with baby Pipah in Australia.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel

Foster's Daily Democrat

Arkansas high school to start drones program

Beebe will be bringing drones to school this fall. The school district will offer a drones class after ninth- and 10th-grade Principal Mike Tarkington got the idea for starting one while watching an episode of "60 Minutes" about them in March.

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Related Topix: Beebe, AR, Education Etc., Entertainment, Television

Fri Aug 08, 2014


[News] Apathy Details Top 5 Concept Songs From Discography

Apathy's discography features several critically acclaimed albums. Many critics, including writers who reviewed Eastern Philosphy , Wanna Snuggle? and Honkey Kong for HipHopDX, have praised the Connecticut emcee's storytelling concept tracks.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Entertainment, Television, Littleton, CO

CBS News

The Nixon years on 60 Minutes

From election to resignation, 60 Minutes was there. Mike Wallace's interviews with President Nixon and his aides from 1968 to 1974 On the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon's resignation, Overtime takes a look back at excerpts from 60 Minutes' coverage of Nixon's entire presidency, from his election through the Watergate scandal and ... (more)


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Hometown News

Stuart woman receives childfree contributor award

A Martin County resident has received a lifetime achievement award for being a pioneer in the controversial childfree movement begun in the 1970s.


Related Topix: Stuart, FL, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Entertainment, Television, Education Etc.

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Baby Gammy parents to tell all on 60 Minutes

AFTER going to ground since the story broke last week, the Australian parents of an abandoned down syndrome baby born to a Thai surrogate want Australia to hear their side of the story.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Australia, World News,