The granddaddy (and the Rolls-Royce) of newsmagazines, it set the standard for all that followed, and has kept on ticking on CBS since Sept. 24, 1968, with its familiar format of three stories (most of them hard news) and a commentary or two.
Scott Pelley investigates the deadly fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 48 people and sickened hundreds of others; Norah O'Donnell profiles Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg; Lara Logan reports on construction of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona.
Bob Simon reports on how Pope Francis may address the disillusionment among American nuns; Lara Logan interviews Twitter creator Jack Dorsey; Byron Pitts profiles former Mafia hit man John Veasey, who claims he is now a born-again Christian.
Lesley Stahl interviews a member of Russia's punk protest band Pussy Riot, about the group's anti-Putin demonstration that resulted in two members being imprisoned. Also: James Brown interviews NFL hopeful Brian Banks, who spent five years in prison for a rape he did not commit; and Anderson Cooper swims in the Nile with crocodiles.
Steve Kroft looks back at the Pioneer Hotel fire in Tucson that killed 29 people in 1970, exploring new evidence that could free a man in prison for the blaze. Also: Bob Simon files a two-segment report on Sudanese refugees who have settled in the U.S.
Lara Logan joins African soldiers and U.S. military advisers as they search for warlord Joseph Kony; Lesley Stahl interviews Cy Young Award-winning knuckleball pitcher R.A. Dickey; Morley Safer visits cowboys and artists in Marfa, Texas.
Lesley Stahl examines counterinsurgency tactics used by police in Springfield, Mass., to combat gangs; Scott Pelley interviews Paul Tudor Jones, founder of the charity Robin Hood Foundation; David Martin reports on brain injuries suffered by soldiers.
Scott Pelley interviews Jessica Buchanan, an American aid worker who was captured and held hostage for three months in Somalia before being rescued by Navy SEALs. Also: a look at a Syracuse University course designed to help disabled military veterans start their own businesses; a visit with Bill Gates.
Lesley Stahl reports on facial-recognition technology; Anderson Cooper interviews human-rights activist Shin Dong-hyuk, who is believed to be the only person born in a North Korean prison camp who successfully escaped; Lara Logan examines some of the personal belongings of Michael Jackson.
Steve Kroft investigates allegations that a hospital chain pressured doctors to admit patients regardless of their medical needs; Scott Pelley profiles Supreme Court justice Sonia Sotomayor; Lara Logan visits the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona.
Lara Logan investigates the bust of a massive drug-trafficking cartel; Lesley Stahl reports on the Italian eye-wear company Luxottica; Bob Simon visits Barcelona and the city's Barça soccer team, which includes Lionel Messi.
Lara Logan interviews Michael Morton, who spent nearly 25 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit; Lesley Stahl reports on the Russian punk protest band Pussy Riot; Charlie Rose profiles David Kelley and his company, IDEO, a creator of iconic products such as the computer mouse.
Scott Pelley profiles Hugh Jackman; Anderson Cooper interviews Daniel Craig and producer Barbara Broccoli who discuss the James Bond films; Lesley Stahl explores the character of Abraham Lincoln with Steven Spielberg, Daniel Day-Lewis and historian Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Steve Kroft interviews convicted serial killer Charles Cullen, a former nurse who pleaded guilty to killing 29 patients during his 16-year career. Also: A report from Madagascar centers on the poaching of turtles and tortoises.
Lesley Stahl examines counterinsurgency tactics employed by police in Springfield, Mass., to combat gang violence; Scott Pelley goes aboard the Africa Mercy hospital ship, where thousands of Third World patients are treated for cataracts, facial tumors and cleft palates; Morley Safer visits cowboys and artists in Marfa, Texas.
Scott Pelley investigates the deadly, multistate fungal-meningitis outbreak that killed more than 50 people; Lesley Stahl profiles Chinese billionaire Zhang Xin, a leading real-estate developer in China. Also: an examination of China's economy and its troubled real-estate market.
Lara Logan interviews a former Danish spy who claims to have played a role in the killing of an Al-Qaeda leader; Scott Pelley interviews Paul Tudor Jones, founder of the charity Robin Hood Foundation; Bob Simon reports on extreme sport free diving.
Steve Kroft investigates the accuracy of credit reports that American consumers rely on for credit cards and loans; Lesley Stahl reports on facial-recognition technology; Anderson Cooper swims in the Nile with crocodiles.
Lesley Stahl reports on the salvage operation to tow the capsized Costa Concordia passenger ship; Sanjay Gupta interviews Sal Khan, founder of Khan Academy, who discusses his educational philosophy; Lara Logan profiles Twitter creator Jack Dorsey.
Steve Kroft explores groundbreaking technological advances and robotics in the workplace; Lesley Stahl visits the September 11 Memorial Museum; Lara Logan examines some of the personal belongings of Michael Jackson.
Charlie Rose interviews Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. Also: Scott Pelley speaks with Barack Obama about chemical weapons use in Syria; John Miller questions former CIA deputy director Michael Morell about the crisis in Syria. Steve Kroft reports on the business of growing and selling medical marijuana in Colorado.