Brian Williams booted from ‘NBC Nightly News,’ given chance to ‘earn back everyone’s trust’
NEW YORK -- Suspended "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams "has the chance to earn back everyone's trust," his boss at NBC News said Thursday, as the network confirmed that will return to television later this summer but in a reduced role. NBC also confirmed that Lester Holt, Williams' fill-in since February, will become the permanent anchor of the "Nightly News."