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Nightly News Anchors to Report From Ground Zero After Osama bin Laden Death

Katie Couric, Diane Sawyer and Brian Williams are preparing special editions of their nightly newscasts.

Osama Bin Laden
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Following the death of Osama bin Laden,  CBS, ABC and NBC each said that their half-hour nightly newscasts will be expanded to one hour Monday and its anchors will be reporting from NYC's Ground Zero.

Katie Couric will anchor CBS' The Killing of Osama bin Laden (6:30-7:30 PM, ET), which will explore the terrorist leader’s life and death and feature interviews with Americans who lost loved ones in 9/11.

ABC News also will air a special edition of World News with Diane Sawyer (6:30-7:30 PM, ET), featuring interviews with former NYC mayor Rudy Giuliani and former Vice President Dick Cheney, as well as a report on the children of 9/11.

Meanwhile NBC News' Brian Williams will have a report from a New York City Fire Department house directly affected by 9/11.