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.
Lara Logan reports from Northern Iraq, where Christians are being forced to flee from ISIS; Lesley Stahl reports on China's domination of the rare Earth metals industry; Charlie Rose profiles astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Homeland Security secretary Jeh Johnson discusses evolving security efforts; Scott Pelley reports on divisions between Catholic and Protestant neighborhoods in Ireland. Also: a behind-the-scenes look at the online encyclopedia Wikipedia.
Steve Kroft reports on the Sony cyber attack; Norah O'Donnell interviews Caroline Kennedy, who discusses the issues she faces as ambassador to Japan; Armen Keteyian interviews Mike Pressler, the former Duke lacrosse coach who was forced to resign over a rape case that turned out to be a lie.
Scott Pelley reports on the 2013 nerve gas attack in Syria; Charlie Rose looks at the TED talks lecture series; Lesley Stahl interviews Bob Petrella, who has highly superior autobiographical memory, and has dreamed up 50 seasons of a fictional basketball team in his head.
Clarissa Ward reports aboard an Italian rescue ship and on migrants who are making dangerous voyages to escape their unstable homelands; David Martin reports on Chinese weapons that could pose a threat to U.S. protected satellites.
The impact of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on the region's children; philanthropist David Rubenstein and his effort to preserve America's iconic monuments; the production of premium single-malt Scotch whisky on the Scottish island of Islay.
Steve Kroft puts the focus on a man who lived a seemingly normal life as a father and husband in America, all while spying for the Soviet Union in the waning days of the Cold War. Also: Bill Whitaker profiles ballerina Misty Copeland.
Scott Pelley reports on an African-American museum in Washington, D.C.; Lara Logan investigates how the Taliban recruits child suicide bombers; Steve Kroft reports on U.S. roads and bridges that are in need of repair or replacement.
Lara Logan reports on the future of Afghanistan, and interviews U.S. Gen. John Campbell and Afghan president Ashraf Ghani; Scott Pelley reports on veterans of a Marine company that took especially high casualties in Afghanistan; Anderson Cooper accompanies volunteers who use technology to locate the remains of airmen missing in action in the waters off Palau.
The legalization of the recreational use of marijuana in Colorado is explored. Also: allegations that thousands of homeowners were denied their flood insurance claims after Hurricane Sandy; Bradley Cooper and his role in the film "American Sniper."
Clarissa Ward reports on radical Muslim fundamentalists in London who may be recruiting fighters for ISIS; Lesley Stahl reports on how the nation's biggest energy company is handling 100 million tons of coal ash waste in North Carolina; Anderson Cooper meets the world's smartest dog.
Scott Pelley interviews FBI director James Comey; Lesley Stahl investigates the high cost of cancer drugs; Morley Safer reports on iconic architectural treasures in Italy that are falling into disrepair.
Steve Kroft investigates a tax refund scam; Scott Pelley interviews Robert McDonald, U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs; Anderson Cooper interviews members of Foo Fighters and profiles lead singer and guitarist Dave Grohl.
Scott Pelley reports on thousands of errors to the Social Security Administration's Death Master File; Norah O'Donnell reports on using genetic testing and in vitro fertilization to weed out diseases from the gene pool; Steve Kroft profiles Steve Carell.
Bill Whitaker investigates the biggest leak in Swiss banking history; Lesley Stahl reports on a Harlem singing program for mature adults that is helping to give older voices new control over their challenging lives.
Lesley Stahl reports on rare Earth metals and China's domination in their mining and processing; Anderson Cooper interviews Barbara Mancini, who was arrested and accused of helping her dying father kill himself; Morley Safer profiles "patriotic philanthropist" David Rubenstein.
Steve Kroft reports on how the FBI tracked down and arrested former Boston crime boss Whitey Bulger; Morley Safer takes a behind-the-scenes look at the online encyclopedia Wikipedia; Charlie Rose profiles astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Scott Pelley reports on what often happens when insurance companies deny mentally ill people the treatment their doctors prescribe; David Martin reports on the threat posed by Chinese weapons to U.S. satellites.
Chinese-made laminate flooring that may not meet health and safety standards; and the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Also: oceanographer Robert Ballard sheds light on unexplored battlefields and untapped natural resources off America's shores.
Steve Kroft interviews Jack Barsky, a former Soviet spy who posed as an American during the Cold War; Lesley Stahl profiles Chinese tennis player Li Na who stood up to her country's stringent sports training program.
Steve Kroft reports on the cyber-attack on Sony Pictures; Norah O'Donnell interviews Cardinal Seán O'Malley, Archbishop of Boston; Anderson Cooper lays aside mobile devices in an attempt to achieve "mindfulness," a self-awareness scientists say is healthy but is difficult to achieve in a world of digital distractions.
Lara Logan reports on Christians who are being forced by ISIS to flee Northern Iraq; Scott Pelley interviews Frank Hall, who saved countless lives when he chased a lone gunman from an Ohio high school; Sharyn Alfonsi interviews CrossFit founder Greg Glassman.