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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jun. 25, 2022 08:02 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass.; Gov. Kristi Noem, R-S.D.; Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Gov. Asa Hutchinson, R-Ark.; Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Adam Schiff, D-Calif. ...

NBA Finals viewership up 24 percent over 2021

Jun. 21, 2022 19:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 14 million people watched the Golden State Warriors win its fourth NBA championship since 2015 by beating the Boston Celtics in the sixth game of their series. The series that matched the NBA's most current dynasty against the one with the most championships...

Colbert says his staffers guilty of 'first-degree puppetry'

Jun. 21, 2022 15:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert pronounced his staff members who were arrested at a congressional office building last week as guilty of “first-degree puppetry,” and lashed out at those comparing the incident to the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol riot. That includes Fox News...

The moments resonating from the Jan. 6 hearings (so far)

Jun. 20, 2022 01:04 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — By the numbers, the Jan. 6 committee hearings attracted 20 million live viewers on opening night, 11 million for the first daytime session and nearly 9 million for Thursday's third installment. Yet those traditional Nielsen company yardsticks don't begin to measure...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jun. 17, 2022 19:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen; Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md.; former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers. __ CBS’ “Face the...

Al Jazeera releases image of bullet it says killed reporter

Jun. 17, 2022 03:07 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Al Jazeera news network has published an image of the bullet that it says killed its veteran reporter Shireen Abu Akleh while she was covering an Israeli military operation in the occupied West Bank last month. It identified the bullet as a U.S.-made 5.56mm...

NBA Finals, Jan. 6 hearing lead ABC to ratings win

Jun. 14, 2022 18:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC was the top-rated television network last week largely behind the NBA Finals, and its news division won bragging rights for the first prime-time hearing of the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 riot at the U.S. Capitol. The 5.2 million...

TV: Pakistani journalist freed after overnight detention

Jun. 14, 2022 03:12 AM EDT

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani TV journalist apparently taken by force by plainclothes police in the southern port city of Karachi was released and returned home before dawn Tuesday, his TV station and colleagues said. Nafees Naeem, whose forced disappearance drew...

CBS News' Richard Schlesinger of '48 Hours' is retiring

Jun. 13, 2022 10:16 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime CBS News correspondent Richard Schlesinger, a fixture on the newsmagazine “48 Hours,” is retiring after nearly four decades at the network. The New York-based Schlesinger, who had also reported for the “CBS Evening News,” “CBS Sunday Morning”...

Pair's disappearance in Brazil's Amazon tied to 'fish mafia'

Jun. 11, 2022 22:33 PM EDT

ATALAIA DO NORTE, Brazil (AP) — A main line of police investigation into the disappearance of a British journalist and an Indigenous official in the Amazon points to an international network that pays poor fishermen to fish illegally in Brazil’s second-largest Indigenous territory, authorities...