Lara Logan on Leave of Absence Following Botched Benghazi Report

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CBS has ordered 60 Minutes correspondent Lara Logan and her producer to take a leave of absence after a review of their botched story on Benghazi.

The show's October 2013 story focused on the raid on the U.S. embassy in that Libyan city last year, and Logan relied heavily on a marginal source.

60 Minutes interviewed a security contractor who said he was at the U.S. mission in Libya the night it was attacked and tried to fend off the attackers.

However, questions were raised about whether the source was lying.

A CBS internal report obtained by the AP this week found that the reporter and network did a poor job vetting the story, for which Logan has apologized.

CBS Chairman Jeff Fager, who is also the 60 Minutes executive producer, asked Logan and her producer, Max McClellan, to take a leave of absence.

The length of time of her time off the air has not been determined.

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