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.
Anderson Cooper reports on a terrorist attack on a Texas Muhammad cartoon contest; Scott Pelley reports on fake news; Sharyn Alfonsi reports on a chess program in Mississippi that has broadened the outlooks of hundreds of school children.
Anderson Cooper explores brain science and how it's used to get people hooked on smartphones; Steve Kroft profiles Chobani Yogurt billionaire Hamdi Ulukaya; Jon Wertheim profiles Japanese baseball phenom Shohei Ohtani.
Scott Pelley interviews parents of school children massacred at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.; Anderson Cooper investigates claims by past and current attorneys of the New Orleans Public Defenders Office that innocent clients have gone to jail because they lacked the time and resources to defend them properly; Bill Whitaker reports from Burma on two eye surgeons who are reversing blindness.
Steve Kroft profiles billionaire media mogul Michael Bloomberg; Lesley Stahl interviews controversial Federal Judge Alex Kozinski; Charlie Rose reports on the century-old horse racing tradition of timber racing.
Bill Whitaker interviews former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell; Lara Logan profiles photographer Norman Seeff; Anderson Cooper reports on students from Somaliland who are winning academic scholarships to elite U.S. universities.
Anderson Cooper reports on the deportation of a business owner who had no criminal record and who had lived in the U.S. for 20 years; Lesley Stahl interviews Ben Ferencz, the last living prosecutor from the Nuremberg trials; Bill Whitaker gets the inside story of how the Chicago Cubs finally won the World Series.
The firing of FBI director James Comey is explored via Scott Pelley's 2014 interview with Comey; former FBI agent Ali Soufan discusses the documents seized in the 2011 raid that killed Osama bin Laden. Also: a report on the Mars rover "Curiosity."
Scott Pelley reports on so-called sanctuary cities; Lesley Stahl interviews Cook County, Ill., sheriff Tom Dart, who runs one of the largest jails in the country, located in Chicago; Holly Williams profiles controversial Chinese artist Ai Weiwei.
Anderson Cooper investigates a massive corruption scandal in Brazil; Sharyn Alfonsi reports on the use of jailhouse informants in Orange County, Cal.; Bill Whitaker looks at the use of satellite imagery to find ancient archaeological sites.
Sharyn Alfonsi interviews Ben Skardon, who survived the Bataan Death March in 1942; Steve Inskeep reports on efforts to protect homes from wildfires; Lara Logan looks at technology that could dramatically change how humans live and work in zero gravity.
The story of a Kremlin critic who has been brought to the brink of death twice by a mysterious toxin. Also: Steve Kroft profiles Chobani Yogurt owner Hamdi Ulukaya; and the focus is on doctors in Africa who treat sick or injured gorillas.
Scott Pelley interviews volunteers of the Syrian Civil Defense; Steve Kroft reports on small, cash-starved countries that offer citizenship for a price; Sharyn Alfonsi looks at a Mississippi chess program that has broadened the horizons of hundreds of kids.
Scott Pelley interviews a man who grew up in America but joined ISIS in Syria; Bill Whitaker reports on rescued circus lions airlifted to a sanctuary in South Africa; Anderson Cooper travels to Malawi, Africa, to report on the Zomba Prison Project.
Holly Williams interviews Mohamedou Slahi, who was held at Guantanamo Bay for nearly 14 years; Bill Whitaker reports on Pablo Picasso's former electrician and his wife who came forward with a trove of 271 never-before-seen Picasso pieces.
Scott Pelley visits with parents whose children were killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook shootings; Anderson Cooper investigates allegations that a U.S. manufacturer sold faulty protective equipment during the Ebola virus outbreak; Steve Kroft profiles architect Peter Marino.
Bill Whitaker reports on loopholes in the H-1B visa program; Lesley Stahl reports on the Remington 700 hunting rifle involved in several shooting tragedies; Charlie Rose examines the horse racing tradition of timber racing.
Anderson Cooper reports on the Garland, Texas, terrorist attack and how difficult it is to stop such an attack; David Martin looks at the future of warfare using drones; Bill Whitaker interviews author Saroo Brierley, whose life inspired the film "Lion."
Sharyn Alfonsi investigates allegations that thousands of homeowners were denied flood insurance claims after Hurricane Sandy; Bill Whitaker reports on the alleged use of motors in pro cycling; Lesley Stahl visits the set of "Sesame Street."
Charlie Rose interviews Stephen K. Bannon, former chief strategist for President Trump; Lesley Stahl visits the ice-covered top of the world where the next battle over oil and mineral resources is shaping up as the region becomes more accessible due to climate change.