CBS News investigative correspondent in the Washington bureau. Also substitute anchor on CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley (2011). Served as CBS News Capitol Hill correspondent in 2006.
CNN anchor from 1990 to 1993. Left CNN in 1993 to go to CBS.
Holds a third degree black belt in taekwondo.
Daughter and sister of physicians. Her father is a retired orthopedic surgeon. Her brother is a physician who is trained in emergency medicine, family medicine and the specialty of anesthesia.
Graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in broadcast journalism in 1982. The University of Florida gave her an Outstanding Achievement Award in 1997. She served on the University's Journalism College Advisory Board (1993-1997) and was chairman in 1996. Returned to the University as a key-note speaker at the College of Journalism and Communications in 2010.