Andy Rooney to step down from '60 Minutes' Sunday

Andy Rooney in his CBS office (Dec. 12,

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Andy Rooney in his CBS office (Dec. 12, 1999) (Credit: Newsday File / Ari Mintz)

Andy Rooney -- whose journalism career stretches back to World War II and who became synonymous with TV's most storied newsmagazine, "60 Minutes" -- will announce his departure from the show on this Sunday's edition. CBS announced this earlier this afternoon while the full release is posted below. I've got calls out to Rooney, but I suspect this is one of those "no comment" situations...

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