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 interviews adult film star Stormy Daniels about her alleged affair with Donald Trump; Steve Kroft profiles the NBA's Giannis Antetokounmpo, who went from selling trinkets on the streets of Athens to landing a $100 million NBA contract.
New discoveries about brain injuries suffered by combat veterans in Iraq and Afghanistan; Israeli conductor Daniel Barenboim brings Muslims and Jews together in his West-East Divan Orchestra; and efforts to unlock the secrets of some of the world's oldest Western literature found in Herculaneum, an Italian city seared and buried by the volcanic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD.
The Russian cyberattack on state voting systems during the 2016 presidential election; a memorial to the thousands of African-American men, women and children lynched over a 70-year period following the Civil War; and the Harvard Lampoon, whose alumni includes John Updike, George Plimpton and William Randolph Hearst.
A look at Allegiant Air, a discount carrier known more for its ultra-low fares than its high record of in-flight breakdowns. Also: Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff on how his company has bridged the pay gap between its male and female employees.
Whether a discovery that has already restored sight in genetically bind mice can do the same for humans; a new kind of affirmative action that helps low-income people to get college degrees; and seaweed farming.
The fight that Rockford, Ill., took up against the high cost of prescription drugs; two humanitarians who opened orphanages in Turkey to help Syrian war orphans; and wildlife photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen, who goes to the ends of the earth to capture some of the world's most beautiful animals in their natural habitats.
Women suing over a medical device implanted in their bodies called gynecological mesh; children living with their grandparents due to their parents' addictions; and a new method of electroconvulsive therapy that uses magnets to eliminate memory loss.
An excerpt from a Wim Wenders documentary about Pope Francis, "Pope Francis: A Man of His Word," in which the pope speaks directly to the camera. Also: a look at the elaborate mix of science, software and genetics that goes into populating zoo exhibits.
Steve Kroft reports on Google, which critics say has stifled competition; Norah O'Donnell reports on Theranos, a company that allegedly deceived investors; and Anderson Cooper speaks to restaurant workers who say they were sexually harassed or assaulted at the stylish New York eatery called "The Spotted Pig."
Three former U.S. soldiers dispute the official report that blames human error for a friendly fire accident that killed six others on a secret mission in Afghanistan. Also: A South African rancher's idea to save rhinos from extinction: raise them like cattle and harvest their horns.
The situation in Kabul, Afghanistan, which is still under siege after 16 years of war; the efforts of chef José Andrés to feed thousands of hurricane-stricken Puerto Ricans; and the story of Giannis Antetokounmpo, who went from selling trinkets in the streets of Athens as a boy to landing a $100 million contract with the Milwaukee Bucks.
The intelligence center that tracks Kim Jong-un's missile launches; the Trump campaign digital director whose strategic use of Facebook political ads may have been a critical factor in Donald Trump's victory; and the photographer JR, who pastes huge prints of his photos on buildings, walls and sidewalks.
Human smugglers who transport migrants in trucks, sometimes with deadly results; California's governor Jerry Brown in the twilight of his political career; and life on the Isle of Eigg, which is located 10 miles off the coast of Scotland.
The debate over public monuments to the Confederacy; the farming of seaweed, which is nutritious and keeps the ocean healthy; and 12-year-old British virtuoso Alma Deutscher, a natural composer who plays piano and violin.
Oprah Winfrey visits California's Pelican Bay Prison, and the infamous Security Housing Unit that once earned the "supermax" prison the nickname "Skeleton Bay." Also: images from the Hubble Space Telescope; and the airlifting of black rhinos from place to place by helicopter in an effort to repopulate the endangered species.
An FBI undercover agent explains how he infiltrated al Qaeda and thwarted potential terror attacks in New York and Toronto; and a look at the elaborate mix of science, software and genetics that zoos use to populate their exhibits with animals, while conserving endangered species.
Scott Pelley reports on the doctors treating victims of the Syrian civil war under horrible conditions; an expensive residential high-rise in San Francisco that is sinking and leaning to one side; and a profile of Jennifer Lawrence.
The Russian cyberattack on state voting systems during the 2016 election; a memorial to the African-American men, women and children lynched over a 70-year period following the Civil War; and 10 years in the life of an Alzheimer's patient and her caregiver husband.
A 2017 sarin gas attack on Syrian civilians; a little-noticed aspect of the opioid crisis: children being raised by their grandparents; and Israeli conductor Daniel Barenboim's West-East Divan Orchestra, which brings Muslims and Jews together.
Lesley Stahl interviews Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), who reflects on his life and career; Bill Whitaker reports on innocent American citizens accused of espionage-related crimes as the government steps up the fight against Chinese theft of U.S. trade secrets and intellectual property; and Jon Wertheim profiles the 142-yr.-old Harvard institution that's become a wellspring of American comedy.
The Facebook data scandal; Rep, Steve Scalise (R-La.) and his wife Jennifer on his recovery from a life-threatening gunshot wound; and a new kind of affirmative action that helps low-income people to get college degrees.
Three-time Olympic Gold Medal winning gymnast Aly Raisman speaks about being sexually abused by team doctor Larry Nassar. Also: Pet owners are cloning favorite animals and, as Lesley Stahl reports, a South American polo player has cloned his favorite polo pony to create a string of strong performers—all with the same name—he's riding to victories.
Norah O'Donnell reports on Theranos, a company that went from billion-dollar baby to complete bust; Sharyn Alfonsi reports on how combat veterans exposed to combat blasts suffer from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the same disease found in the brains of deceased NFL players; and Scott Pelley visits the Media Lab, which has been developing futuristic technology for more than 30 years.
How the Dutch have skillfully kept floodwaters from inundating their low-lying country. Also: an antitrust enforcer who is taking action against Google, who critics say has stifled competition; and wildlife photographer Thomas D. Mangelsen, who goes to the ends of the earth to capture animals in their natural habitats.