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Analysis of new agreement in Ukraine

Diplomats reach an agreement to de-escalate tensions in eastern Ukraine, but pro-Russian insurgents occupying government buildings in the region seem to say, “who cares?” So what happens now? Phil and Penny discussed this and more with […]

04/18/2014

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Diplomatic exit for Ukraine?

Top diplomats from the West and Russia are trying to find an end to the crisis in Ukraine. Envoys from the Russia, Ukraine, the U.S., Britain and France are meeting in Paris today, and there […]

03/05/2014

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Changing of the guard at the “Tonight Show”

Jay Leno will sign off from his final “Tonight Show” broadcast later today, ending a run of 22 seasons as the host of the iconic show. Jimmy Fallon will take over as the show’s host […]

02/06/2014

From left, FBI Director James Comey, CIA Director John Brennan, and Director of National Intelligence James Clapper sit together in the front row before President Barack Obama spoke about National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance, Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at the Justice Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Lawmakers say Obama surveillance idea won’t work

WASHINGTON (AP) — A chief element of President Barack Obama’s attempt to overhaul U.S. surveillance will not work, leaders of Congress’ intelligence committees said Sunday, pushing back against the idea that the government should cede […]

01/19/2014

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Total sign-ups for Obama health plans estimated at 2M as December surge propels federal market

HONOLULU (AP) — The Obama administration says a December surge has propelled health insurance sign-ups through the federal government’s website past the 1 million mark. Independent experts say when numbers for state-run markets are reported, […]

12/29/2013

Veteran news anchor Katie Couric. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Katie Couric’s talk show to end after this season

NEW YORK (AP) — Katie Couric is calling it quits on her weekday talk show as she heads to Yahoo. Couric and Disney-ABC, which produces the syndicated “Katie” show, said Thursday it will wrap after […]

12/19/2013

Actor Diogo Morgado who plays Jesus in the film "The Bible." (AP Photo/LightWorkers Media, Joe Alblas)

NBC plans miniseries sequel to ‘The Bible’

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC is bringing viewers more of the Good Book. The network says it will film the 12-hour miniseries “A.D.” as a follow-up to the miniseries “The Bible” that aired on the […]

12/17/2013

Julie Andrews arrives at the U.S. Premiere of "Saving Mr. Banks," at Disney Studios on Dec. 9, 2013, in Burbank, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Julie Andrews missed NBC’s live ‘Sound of Music’

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — More than 18 million television viewers watched Carrie Underwood perform the role of Maria last week in NBC’s “The Sound of Music Live!” But Julie Andrews wasn’t among them. Andrews, who […]

12/10/2013

From left, Tracy Spiridakos as Charlie Matheson, Billy Burke as Miles Matheson, Daniella Alonso as Nora, and Paras Patel as Albert, in a scene from "Revolution." (AP Photo/NBC, Brownie Harris, File)

Erratic TV violence ratings fail parents

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Violent dramas on the broadcast networks carry milder parental cautions than cable shows like “The Walking Dead” but can equal them in graphic gore, a failure of the TV ratings system, […]

12/09/2013

Brian Williams, anchor of "Nightly News" in New York.  (AP Photo/NBC, Justin Stephens)

Brian Williams is only network anchor in S. Africa

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC’s Brian Williams is anchoring his nightly newscast from South Africa early this week, covering the world’s mourning for Nelson Mandela, but he won’t have some of his usual company. ABC […]

12/09/2013

Stephen Moyer as Captain Von Trapp and Carrie Underwood as Maria in "The Sound of Music Live!"  (AP Photo/NBC, Will Hart)

‘Sound of Music’ alive for 18.5 million viewers

NEW YORK (AP) — “The Sound of Music” has the sound of a hit for NBC. Nearly 18.5 million viewers tuned to Thursday night’s live telecast of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, according to the […]

12/06/2013

Cranes lift a derailed Metro North train car, Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

2nd data recorder found in derailed NY train

NEW YORK (AP) — Two data recorders retrieved from the commuter train that derailed while rounding a riverside curve, killing four people and injuring dozens, may provide information on the speed of the train, how […]

12/02/2013

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