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CBS News Correspondent Mike Wallace Dies

CBS News correspondent Mike Wallace has died at 93, reports CBS News. The longtime newsman was known for his merciless reporting and interviewing on "60 Minutes."

Wallace died Saturday night, according to CBS spokesman Kevin Tedesco.

Wallace retired as a regular correspondent in March 2006, but promised to do occasional stories and interviews for "60 Minutes," reports the Associated Press. He slowed down after his heart surgery in 2008.

Wallace was one of the first hired for "60 Minutes,'" which debuted in 1968.

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Anne Tyler: "A Spool Of Blue Thread" (Rebroadcast)

In her first live radio interview ever, Pulitzer Prize winning author Anne Tyler joins Diane to talk about her 20th novel, "A Spool of Blue Thread."


Fine Brine From Appalachia: The Fancy Mountain Salt That Chefs Prize

An artisanal salt producer is processing brine from ancient ocean deposits below West Virgina's mountains. The company, J.Q. Dickinson Salt-Works, ships to top chefs who value the salt's minerality.

Downed Russian Warplane Highlights Regional Divide On Syria

Hugh Pope, director of communications and outreach at the International Crisis Group in Brussels, explains the growing divide between Turkey and Russia on their priorities inside Syria.

From Takeout To Breakups: Apps Can Deliver Anything, For A Price

Convenience is at an all-time premium — and a lot of smartphone apps promise to make many of the things we do every day easier. In a time-crunch or sheer laziness, how far will the apps take us?

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