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American businesswoman, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist

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Oprah Winfrey: American businesswoman, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist
Oprah Gail Winfrey is an American media executive, actress, talk show host, television producer, and philanthropist. She is best known for her talk show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, broadcast from Chicago, which was the highest-rated television program of its kind in history and ran in national syndication for 25 years from 1986 to 2011. Dubbed the "Queen of All Media", she was the richest African American of the 20th century and North America's first black multi-billionaire, and she has been ranked the greatest black philanthropist in American history. She has also been sometimes ranked as the most influential woman in the world.


Activists denounce Kid Rock's tirade against Oprah

Civil rights activists applaud news that Kid Rock won't renew the licensing agreement for his Made in Detroit restaurant (Dec. 4)  
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Kid Rock unleashes profanity-filled stage tirade against Oprah, follows up with tweet

Kid Rock was unrepentant following a stage tirade against Oprah Winfrey posted on TMZ Friday, sending a follow-up tweet.
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Oprah Winfrey joins her Thanksgiving singing welcoming committee for fun holiday tradition

There's perks to being invited to Oprah Winfrey's Thanksgiving dinner.
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‘She Saved Us’: Mourners Pay Tribute to Toni Morrison

The Nobel laureate, who died in August, was honored at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in New York. Speakers included Oprah Winfrey, Angela Davis and Fran Lebowitz.
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Oprah Winfrey reveals her favorite things for 2019: Here are the most, least expensive items

Oprah Winfrey is back with her favorite things for the holidays, including a few big ticket items and some budget gifts.
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Oprah Winfrey reveals book club pick: "Olive, Again"

Oprah Winfrey exclusively revealed “Olive, Again” by Elizabeth Strout as her new book club selection. It's the sequel to Strout's Pulitzer Prize-winning book "Olive Kitteridge." Winfrey and Strout..
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Oprah Winfrey says $13M Morehouse College donation was "totally spontaneous"

Oprah Winfrey joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss her life's mantra and her decision to donate another $13 million to her scholarship program at Morehouse College.
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Oprah's first 60 Minutes story "felt like coming home"

Winfrey says her first report reconnected her with the very people she missed after her show ended-- the audience
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Eight months into the Trump administration, 60 Minutes travels to Michigan and takes the pulse of the nation. Oprah Winfrey reports.
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60 Minutes talks immigration with a farmer

After the 60 Minutes roundtable, Oprah Winfrey visits a fourth-generation farmer who says most Americans "have no clue what it takes" to run a farm
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Why Oprah pitched a 60 Minutes story on prisons

She's no bleeding heart for prisoners--but here's why Oprah Winfrey thinks the use of solitary confinement deserves scrutiny
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Pelican Bay

Oprah Winfrey visits Pelican Bay State Prison and reports on changes in its use of the "SHU" – the prison’s solitary housing unit
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From the archives: 60 Minutes' first Pelican Bay report

This week, Oprah Winfrey visits the notorious California prison to see how solitary confinement has changed since 1993 when Mike Wallace was there
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"It's just not in my spirit"

Oprah Winfrey tells 60 Minutes Overtime she hasn’t heard the call to higher office: “If God actually wanted me to run, wouldn't God kinda tell me?"
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"I was just trying to give a good speech"

Oprah Winfrey tells 60 Minutes Overtime her Golden Globes speech had nothing to do with the 2020 presidential race
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Oprah's partisan focus group gets friendly

Last fall, Oprah Winfrey met with 14 strangers. Half of them voted for Donald Trump, half of them didn't. Now, the political opponents are friends
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No, Oprah's not running for president in 2020

As she dives into her next political story for 60 Minutes, Winfrey addresses the rumors about her own future in politics. Read more here: https://goo.gl/RGK9tY
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Treating childhood trauma

Oprah Winfrey reports on how trauma plays a role in childhood development and what new methods are being used to help kids who have experienced it.
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Oprah reports on childhood trauma's long-term effects

For a story airing Sunday on 60 Minutes, a leading authority tells Oprah Winfrey how children who have experienced trauma are much more likely to have physical, mental, and social trouble as adults
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Inside the memorial to victims of lynching

Oprah Winfrey reports on the Alabama memorial dedicated to thousands of African-American men, women and children lynched over a 70-year period following the Civil War.
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Why 60 Minutes aired disturbing photos

The reason behind the broadcast's decision to show graphic photographs of lynchings in this week's report by contributor Oprah Winfrey.
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Oprah Winfrey examines the legacy of lynching

A new memorial is dedicated to the thousands of victims of lynchings that took place over a 70-year period following the Civil War
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Reforming solitary confinement at an infamous California prison

Oprah Winfrey visits Pelican Bay State Prison where she reports on conditions in the "SHU" isolation unit and on a nationwide reform movement that is reducing the use of solitary confinement.
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Oprah Winfrey considered marriage and children. This is what changed her mind

Years of doing "The Oprah Winfrey Show" taught her that motherhood requires serious responsibility and "sacrifice."
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Tyler Perry Studios: Celebrities reflect on historic opening

From Oprah to Spike Lee, and Samuel L. Jackson to Tiffany Haddish, notable figures reflect on why the opening of Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, is a historic moment.
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ShowBiz Minute: 'Joker,' Winfrey, US Box Office

"Joker" premieres in Hollywood with interview-free green carpet; Oprah Winfrey shocks fundraisers with $1M donation for students; "Abominable" No.1 at U.S. box office with $20.9M; Renee Zellweger's..
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Oprah Winfrey on the biggest mistake candidates make

Someone who is emphatically not running for president has some helpful advice for those who are
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Oprah Winfrey talks Book Club pick with Ta-Nehisi Coates, "The Water Dancer"

Oprah Winfrey has revealed her highly-anticipated new book club selection: "The Water Dancer" by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Winfrey and Coates discussed the pick exclusively on "CBS This Morning."
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Oprah Winfrey announces new book club pick

Oprah Winfrey has revealed her highly-anticipated new book club selection: "The Water Dancer" by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Winfrey and Coates discussed the pick exclusively on “CBS This Morning.”
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Oprah's Book Club: The complete list of books since 1996

In anticipation of Oprah Winfrey's book club on Apple TV, we have gathered all of her official past book club selections in one handy place.
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Michelle Obama beats out Angelina Jolie, Oprah Winfrey as most admired woman, poll says

Michelle Obama is now the most admired woman in the world, beating out former title holder Angelina Jolie, according to a new poll by YouGov.
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Michelle Obama is the most admired woman in the world, new poll finds

Move over Angelina Jolie. Michelle Obama is now the most admired woman in the world, according to a new poll by market research firm YouGov. Oprah Winfrey comes in at No. 2 on the list.
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Oprah Winfrey praised for opening her private road during Maui fire to help evacuations

Oprah Winfrey is being praised after opening up her private road on Maui to help people escape a brush fire that broke out on the Hawaii island Thursday.
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Oprah Winfrey reveals she 'would love' rebooting her daytime talk show

Oprah Winfrey shares there are still times when she wishes she had her talk show.
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Hurricane, The Fighter, Divided

Hurricane Harvey: A fluke or the future? Then, Sen. John McCain fights back; and, is the U.S. still a nation divided? Oprah Winfrey reports.
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Apple Reveals Credit Card and TV Streaming Service

apple reveals credit card and tv streaming service
by Simon Baxendale - While Apple has partially led the way up till now in terms of modern technology, there has been one major market they haven’t tapped into – video streaming. However,..
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