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Katie Couric (right) and White House Senior Adviser Valerie Jarrett, speaking, participate in a panel discussion following a May 16 screening of Couric's documentary Under the Gun at the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington. Paul Morigi/Getty Images for EPIX hide caption

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Tech Billionare Peter Thiel Comes Forward In War Against 'Gawker'

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Peter Thiel, head of Clarium Capital Management and founding investor in PayPal and Facebook, speaks at a conference in San Francisco on April 12. Noah Berger/Bloomberg/Getty Images hide caption

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Viacom CEO Files Lawsuit In Corporate War With Sumner Redstone

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Fresh Air Remembers '60 Minutes' Correspondent Morley Safer

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CBS News Icon Morley Safer Dies At 84

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Longtime '60 Minutes' Correspondent Morley Safer Dies At 84

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Ratings Gold? Fox To Air Megyn Kelly's Interview With Trump Tonight

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ESPN Site 'The Undefeated' To Explore Intersection Of Sports And Race

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Turkish Journalist Shot At Before His Sentencing In State Secrets Case

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Which TV Shows Will Be Back Next Year?

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