Milestones Apr. 17, 2006

NAMED. Katie Couric, 49, as anchor of the CBS Evening News, becoming the first sole female anchor and managing editor of a network newscast; in New York City. As the abidingly chipper co-host of Today, Couric led NBC's morning show to 538 consecutive weeks of ratings dominance. In September, Couric will assume the desk once manned by Walter Cronkite; she will also be a contributor to 60 Minutes.

RESIGNED. Brian Doyle, 56, as deputy press secretary at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security; following his arrest for attempting to seduce a minor over the Internet; in Silver Spring, Md. Doyle was...

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