He moderated his final broadcast Sunday after 24 years, ending a journalism career that started at age 20 at a radio station in Fort Worth, Texas.
Schieffer made the announcement on Sunday’s show. Dickerson’s first broadcast as host will come this summer.
Bob Schieffer, a 46-year veteran of CBS News and the longtime anchor of “Face the Nation,” announced Wednesday that he will retire this summer.
Representatives of CBS News and the Met said Saturday that the service is intended for family and close friends. A larger public service will be held at a later date.
A private memorial service will be held Tuesday for veteran CBS News and “60 Minutes” correspondent Bob Simon.
Bob Simon, a longtime correspondent for CBS’ “60 Minutes” and a CBS News veteran of more than 45 years, was killed Wednesday night in a crash on the West Side Highway.
Hottelet was a foreign correspondent for the United Press in Berlin at the start of World War II — and even spent several months in a Nazi prison — before joining CBS in London in 1944.
The man brought in to clean up the contaminated waste from Ebola patient Dr. Craig Spencer, Sal Pane, has been accused of using good looks and charm to win business and attention that he did not earn.
Control of the U.S. Senate was the major question as voters headed to the polls around the nation Tuesday.
NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith told CBS News Tuesday that the union is required by obligation to defend Ray Rice as he challenges his suspension stemming from a February domestic incident.
The Commissioner told Norah O’Donnell that “no one in the NFL, to my knowledge” had seen a new video of what happened between Ray Rice and his now-wife until it was posted online.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell spoke out for the first time Tuesday about the growing outrage over the Ray Rice scandal.
ISIS, the Islamic extremist group that has overrun parts of Syria and Iraq, released a video Tuesday that apparently shows the beheading of American journalist James Foley.
The poll found that 48 percent of Catholics feel the church is in touch with their needs while 43 percent say the church is out of touch.
Fifty years ago Sunday, four young men from Liverpool, England took the stage at the Ed Sullivan Show, performed four original songs and one number from “The Music Man,” and changed history in one night.