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Missing Your 'Breaking Bad' Fix? 'Better Call Saul' Will Hit The Spot

This Sunday, AMC debuts Better Call Saul, the backstory behind Breaking Bad drug kingpin lawyer Saul Goodman. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says the show's so good, TV lightning just might strike twice.
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Is Bruce Jenner Fervor Good For Trans Community?

Robert Siegel speaks with freelance journalist Parker Molloy about the notion of celebrity spokespeople and what it means (or doesn't) for trans individuals.
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Brian Williams Under Microscope After Recanting Helicopter Story

NBC Chief Anchor Brian Williams has been bombarded by criticism this week over his shifting accounts of a 2003 helicopter landing in the Iraqi desert.
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NBC 'Gathering The Facts' About Brian Williams' Claims, Network's Chief Says

The Nightly News anchor apologized this week for claims he was on a helicopter that came under fire in Iraq in 2003. Doubts have also been raised about his reporting during Hurricane Katrina.
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Brian Williams Criticized For Exaggerated Iraq Story

NBC Chief Anchor Brian Williams is dealing with scathing criticism over his exaggerated accounts, over the years, of a helicopter landing under hostile fire in Iraq in 2003.
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Brian Williams' Self-Inflicted War Wounds

The NBC News anchor admits his story of being on a helicopter hit by enemy fire in Iraq was untrue. The question is why the veteran newsman's tale took on new — and false — elements in recent years.
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NBC's Brian Williams Admits His Helicopter Took No Fire In Iraq

The NBC Nightly News anchor and his network have for years claimed he was aboard the chopper that was hit and forced down by enemy fire in 2003. Williams now says he made a mistake.
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ABC Tones Down Author's 'Fresh Off The Boat' For Sitcom Audience

ABC will break an important boundary in television Wednesday night with the debut of Fresh Off the Boat. It's the first network sitcom in two decades to star an Asian-American family.
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A Sigh Of Relief For The Murdoch Media Empire

The U.S. Justice Department decides not to prosecute Rupert Murdoch's media companies for their role in a cellphone voice mail hacking scandal.
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Nationwide Has A Hit And A Miss With Super Bowl Ads

Audie Cornish talks with Quartz and AdWeek contributor Jason Lynch about this year's best and worst Super Bowl ads — and why many of them felt so morose.

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