Shannon Lanier and Lucian Truscott, both descendants of Thomas Jefferson, discuss with CBS News' Vladimir Duthiers whether Sally Hemings’ descendants should be allowed to be buried in the Monticello Graveyard. Hemings, one of Jefferson’s 600 slaves, had children with the former president, and Lanier is from her side.
The Academy Awards are 10 days away and "Roma," a black-and-white foreign film with a largely unknown cast, has become an unlikely Oscar front-runner. The movie is up for 10 Academy Awards including nominations for the best director and original screenplay for Alfonso Cuarón. He's a celebrated director, known for ciritically acclaimed films like "Gravity," "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban," and "Children of Men." Jamie Yuccas spoke to Cuarón about the deeply personal and semi-autobiographical approach to "Roma."
On Valentine's Day, new research shows a revolution is in the works when it comes to finding love that lasts. Biological anthropologist Helen Fisher studied the dating and sex lives of more than 35,000 single Americans. She says the research revealed an emerging "slow love" movement. A similar study found that couples with longer courtships were less likely to get divorced. Fisher joins "CBS This Morning" to share her findings.
The head of the Navy SEALs is reviewing allegations of war crimes and drug abuse within the elite force. Rear Adm. Collin Green said Wednesday a 90-day review is underway to look at leadership development and combat ethics. The review comes nearly two years after a CBS News investigation exposed drug use among the Navy SEALs.
The governor of Florida is calling on a grand jury to investigate school failures in the Parkland massacre. Seventeen students and staff members were killed in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School one year ago today. That was one third of the 56 school shooting deaths in 2018, making it the deadliest year on record. Adriana Diaz reports.
In a rebuke of President Trump, the House voted Wednesday to end U.S. military support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen. The measure is a challenge to Mr. Trump's continued support for the Saudi regime despite the humanitarian crisis in Yemen and its role in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Roxana Saberi asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo why more hasn't been done to hold Saudi Arabia accountable.
As health care providers store patients' medical records digitally, some have left their files vulnerable to being exposed – and even sold on the internet's dark web. One victim of medical identity theft showed us the damage that could do. Anna Werner witnessed how easy is it for criminals to get hold of these patient files.
A newly released video is raising questions about Insys Therapeutics, a company at the center of a criminal investigation stemming from the nation's opioid epidemic. Former executives and managers for Insys are on trial in Boston. They're accused of bribing doctors to prescribe a highly addictive fentanyl spray. Tony Dokoupil reports.
Congress plans to vote Thursday on a bipartisan compromise budget bill that will prevent another partial government shutdown. White House officials believe President Trump will sign it, even though it doesn't give him money to build a border wall. The president indicated he will find another way to finish it. Nancy Cordes reports.
President Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, faces a longer prison term after a federal judge ruled he lied repeatedly to the special counsel's office. A jury convicted Manafort of eight felonies, including tax and bank fraud, in August. One month later, he pleaded guilty to two more counts of conspiracy and agreed to cooperate with the Russia investigation in exchange for a lighter sentence. Paula Reid reports.
In his first interview since being fired, former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is telling "60 Minutes" why he opened up investigations involving President Trump. He was a career official at the Justice Department who oversaw the bureau's investigations into Russia's election meddling and Hillary Clinton's emails. In his new book, "The Threat: How the FBI protects America in the Age of Terror and Trump," McCabe describes extraordinary measures justice officials took in the wake of former FBI Director James Comey's firing. Scott Pelley joins "CBS This Morning" to preview his Sunday's report.