PBS journalist Gwen Ifill dies at 61

Renowned journalist Gwen Ifill has died at the age of 61, PBS confirmed Monday. Ifill, the co-anchor of PBS NewsHour and moderator of the public broadcaster's Washington Week program, was reportedly battling cancer.

In a statement, PBS's president and CEO Paula Kerger mourned Ifill's passing, saying: "Gwen was one of America's leading lights in journalism and a fundamental reason public media is considered a trusted window on the world by audiences across the nation. Her contributions to...

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