• Longtime sportscaster Stuart Scott dies at age 49

    Longtime sportscaster Stuart Scott dies at age 49

    Jan 04, 2015 06:31 PM EST

    Longtime ESPN anchor Stuart Scott died Sunday after a seven-year battle with cancer. He was 49 years old. Scott began his career at ESPN when the network launched in 1993. He hosted shows "SportsNight" and "SportsCenter" and regularly anchored NBA and NFL programming. He later hosted other shows for ...

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    Autism Now: Bridget Taylor Extended Interview

    Apr 22, 2011 04:00 AM EST

    ... disappoints you? Hopes...that have not been realized? BRIDGET TAYLOR: You know, whenever we work with a child we never know when we first start working with him where they will end up. And so, you start out with a certain level of healthy denial and that  you ...

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    Gunfight Marks Start of U.N. Peacekeeping Mission in Liberia

    Oct 01, 2003 06:30 PM EST

    ... the battle, the Associated Press reported. The clash illustrates the problems that still face troops tasked with securing a peace deal following former President Charles Taylor's Aug. 11 resignation. U.N. forces will build up to 15,000 troops, 1,115 police, 250 military observers and 160 staff officers ...

  • WATCH: Republicans raise first objection in Congress to Biden win

    WATCH: Republicans raise first objection in Congress to Biden win

    Jan 06, 2021 07:18 PM EST

    ... call Wednesday, though Ossoff declared he won. Perdue, who was seeking reelection, is ineligible to vote in the Senate because his term expired with the start of the new Congress Sunday.The group led by Cruz is vowing to object unless Congress agrees to form a commission to investigate the ...

  • Older workers are facing fewer job prospects and higher COVID risks

    Older workers are facing fewer job prospects and higher COVID risks

    Dec 22, 2020 11:30 PM EST

    Paul Solman: Is that your entire cushion? Celia Stevens: Yes, it is. Paul Solman: Of course, this year has been crushing for almost all of us because of COVID, but especially for older Americans without savings or a well-paying work-from-home job. Donna Rushing: I did start taking ...

  • What's behind the sharp rise in murders across the U.S.?

    What's behind the sharp rise in murders across the U.S.?

    Dec 21, 2020 11:35 PM EST

    ... of this pandemic. John Yang: Another major factor? Lingering distrust between law enforcement and communities of color after officers killed Floyd in Minneapolis and Breonna Taylor in Louisville. Darren Faulkner: There's a huge trust factor that we are seeing in the community as it pertains to law enforcement. And ...

  • Beyoncé leads Grammys with 9 nominations

    Beyoncé leads Grammys with 9 nominations

    Nov 24, 2020 06:50 PM EST

    Lipa, who won two Grammys last year, earned bids for album of the year with "Future Nostalgia" as well as song and record of the year for her hit "Don't Start Now." Swift, whose last two albums didn't garner nominations for album of the year, is competing for ...

  • Biden defeats Trump after flipping key battleground states

    Biden defeats Trump after flipping key battleground states

    Nov 07, 2020 04:29 PM EST

    From the start the president used his bully pulpit to tout his response to the virus and criticize Democratic governors in charge of states with high numbers of COVID-19 cases. He also criticized Biden for “hiding in his basement” in Delaware, at times blurring the lines between campaign rhetoric ...

  • WATCH: Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice in partisan vote

    WATCH: Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice in partisan vote

    Oct 26, 2020 11:32 PM EST

    ... beliefs. Graham said Barrett is "unabashedly pro-life, but she’s not going to apply ‘the law of Amy’ to all of us.” At the start of Trump’s presidency, McConnell engineered a Senate rules change to allow confirmation by a majority of the 100 senators, rather than the 60 ...

  • WATCH: U.S. Senate set to confirm Barrett to Supreme Court

    WATCH: U.S. Senate set to confirm Barrett to Supreme Court

    Oct 26, 2020 02:30 PM EST

    ... beliefs. Graham said Barrett is "unabashedly pro-life, but she’s not going to apply ‘the law of Amy’ to all of us.” At the start of Trump’s presidency, McConnell engineered a Senate rules change to allow confirmation by a majority of the 100 senators, rather than the 60 ...