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'60 Minutes' keeps on the news and is rewarded by viewers

Dec. 29, 2020 8:37 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — One of television's hottest shows is also among its oldest. It's not the first time that's been said about “60 Minutes” since its 1968 debut. In the frenzied news year of 2020, however, the success is a tribute to both durability and adaptability. CBS' pioneering newsmagazine...

Today in History

Dec. 16, 2020 12:00 AM EST

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Dec. 16, the 351st day of 2020. There are 15 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 16, 2000, President-elect George W. Bush selected Colin Powell to become the first African-American secretary of state. On this date: In 1773, the Boston Tea...

In this combination photo of celebrities with birthdays from Dec. 13 - 19, Taylor Swift, from left, attends the premiere of

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 13-19

Dec. 7, 2020 9:43 AM EST

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 13-19: Dec. 13: Actor Dick Van Dyke is 95. Actor Christopher Plummer is 91. Country singer Buck White of The Whites is 90. Actor-singer John Davidson is 79. Actor Kathy Garver (“Family Affair”) is 75. Singer Ted Nugent is 72. Guitarist Jeff...