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Rush Limbaugh diagnosed with lung cancer

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 2/04/20, 11:30 am

“I have to tell you something today that I wish I didn’t have to tell you,” conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh said on his Monday program. Limbaugh, 69, said two medical institutions confirmed his diagnosis of advanced lung cancer in late January. The broadcaster has been an influential voice on the right for decades after starting his first radio program in 1988.

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PBS news anchor Jim Lehrer has died

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 1/24/20, 11:32 am

Jim Lehrer, the longtime host of the nightly PBS NewsHour, died peacefully in his sleep on Thursday, according to the public broadcaster. He was 85.

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CNN settles with Covington Catholic student

by Harvest Prude
Posted 1/08/20, 11:33 am

A Covington Catholic High School student will receive an undisclosed sum from CNN for the way it portrayed a confrontation involving him, his classmates, and a Native American elder outside the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., in January 2019. The news channel on Tuesday settled the defamation lawsuit brought by Nicholas Sandmann over its misleading coverage of him following last year’s March for Life.

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