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2009-01-25 16:00:00

SAN DIMAS, Calif., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- A red wine resveratrol (rez-vair-ah-trawl) pill is edging closer to being confirmed as an anti-aging pill as researchers at LifeGen Technologies in Madison, Wisconsin, who were recently interviewed on CBS-TV's 60 MINUTES, reported this past September that Longevinex(R), a patent-applied-for nutriceutical matrix, activates 9-fold more longevity genes than plain resveratrol at a far lower dose than previously reported. (Photo:...

2009-01-13 11:41:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) congratulates CBS News correspondent Byron Pitts on today's announcement that he will be joining the Sunday news magazine "60 Minutes" as a contributing correspondent. A longtime and committed member of NABJ, Pitts will become the program's only African-American contributor, following the footsteps of the late Ed Bradley. Pitts also has been promoted by CBS News as its chief national...

2009-01-09 08:30:00

60 MINUTES PRESENTS OBAMA: ALL ACCESS - BARACK OBAMA'S ROAD TO THE WHITE HOUSE The First 60 MINUTES-Branded DVD From CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment Debuts in February HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers can now own the most complete account of what may be the greatest American political story ever told: The historic rise of Barack Obama from Illinois Senator to the United States' first African-American president. "Obama: All Access - Barack Obama's...

2008-12-05 08:00:00

Companies collaborate on reports for the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH KATIE COURIC and the BusinessWeek franchise Latest collaboration to be broadcast tonight on the CBS EVENING NEWS and is featured in BusinessWeek's December 15th issue NEW YORK, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- CBS News, a leading worldwide news organization, and BusinessWeek, a leading source of global business content, announced today a partnership to collaborate on stories and segments to be broadcast on the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH KATIE...

2008-12-01 11:45:00

Current prohibition leaves Americans unprotected WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jeffrey Sandman, spokesperson for the Safe and Secure Internet Gambling Initiative, today issued the following statement in regards to recent coverage on CBS News' "60 Minutes" and in The Washington Post on the dangers Americans face when they gamble online. "The 60 Minutes and Washington Post stories demonstrate unambiguously that the existing government prohibition on Internet gambling is a...

2008-09-26 15:00:22

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Sandy Genelius of CBS News, +1-212-975-7525, smg@cbsnews.com; or David Stanton of Knowledge Networks, +1-908-497- 8040, dstanton@knowledgenetworks.com NEW YORK, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its broad debate coverage, CBS News will work with Knowledge Networks to provide an accurate, nationwide assessment of the reaction of uncommitted voters to the U.S. presidential debates between Barack Obama and John McCain, as well as the Vice Presidential debate...

2008-09-01 12:00:12

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CBS and PEOPLE jointly announced today that CBS's fall programming ads will be featured exclusively in PEOPLE's September 22, 2008 issue with 20 ads (consecutive right hand pages, spreads and gatefolds). In a special arrangement with the magazine, CBS will be the exclusive broadcast advertiser in the issue, on stands September 12th during the key period leading up to the launch of CBS's new fall lineup. "There's no denying the impact of PEOPLE's...

2006-08-16 16:19:21

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Former "CBS Evening News" anchor Dan Rather will appear on his old network one more time with excerpts from a new interview done for an updated special on his career. "Dan Rather: A Reporter Remembers" will air September 1 on CBS. The special had been announced this summer as part of Rather's departure from the network he called home for 44 years. The 9 p.m. hourlong special will build upon the foundation of a previous retrospective...

2006-08-15 00:03:27

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Soon-to-be "CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric said on Monday that she has been tempted to go on the air in the month that she's been at the network but instead is taking the longer view and preparing for her September 5 debut. Couric started at CBS News in July and hasn't appeared on the air since her final "Today" telecast on NBC at the end of May. But she's hardly been taking the time off: She's been working with CBS News...

2006-07-14 07:42:54

NEW YORK -- CBS News for the first time is opening its decades of archives to the public through a deal with online retailers CustomFlix and Amazon.com. The deal initially will offer access to dozens of full-length reports and segments from the "CBS Evening News" and "60 Minutes" that have aired since 2000. But in the future, CBS News will offer footage stretching back to the 1950s. "Up until now it's been closed except to researchers," CBS News senior VP Linda Mason said. "This opens it up...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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