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Newscatcher: A Memoir by John Palmer

The Biz: Celebrating the Life and Career of News Veteran John Palmer

If you were anywhere near a TV set on Jan. 28, 1986 when the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded, chances are you learned the news of the tragedy from NBC News correspondent John Palmer. With NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw temporarily unavailable that afte… Read more

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Recording the sounds of nature's quietest places
08:15 — Gordon Hempton, who calls himself the Sound Tracker, is an "acoustic ecologist" who has traveled the world recording the sounds of nature, from birdso (more…)
Las Vegas neon, preserved
05:41 — There are few cities as infinitely bright as Las Vegas, but there are also few cities as glaringly temporary. Every time the Strip gets a facelift, it (more…)
"Sunday Morning" viewers aid Navajo lacking water
00:30 — The lack of running water for many who live in the Navajo Nation in New Mexico shocked "Sunday Morning" viewers. Since Lee Cowan's story was broadcast (more…)
Remembering Tillman, the skateboarding bulldog
01:15 — His exploits were legendary: Tillman, the skateboarding bulldog, a Guinness World Record-holder, was known for his high-velocity videos that were Inte (more…)