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Andy Rooney’s ’60 Minutes’ farewell

“Not many people in this world are as luck as I’ve been,” “60 Minutes” commentator Andy Rooney said in his farewell address Sunday night. The essay was his 1,097th of his 34-year stint with CBS. Rooney is 92 years old, and has said that while he is giving up his…

125 whales dead in New Zealand strandings

More than 125 whales have died in two separate strandings in New Zealand, conservation officials said Monday. At Farewell Spit, west of the South Island tourist town of Nelson, 105 long-finned pilot whales died in a mass beaching on Saturday, while 21 pilot whales died Sunday at a beach on…