For many patients with COVID-19, a ventilator can be the difference between life and death. In 2007, Morley Safer interviewed the man who invented it—Forrest Bird.
The popular researcher's lessons about shame, compassion, and vulnerability are especially relevant in these days of anxiety and social distancing.
The 60 Minutes team faced challenges reporting on the situation inside New York hospitals now that the city is a COVID-19 epicenter. Producer Maria Gavrilovic explains how they did it.
In the northern highlands of Ethiopia stand 11 churches that the Ethiopian Orthodox Church says were built by angels
Elijah Cummings spoke to Steve Kroft in January about his life and the power he held as House Oversight and Reform Committee chairman
60 Minutes goes inside a landmark government study of young minds to see if phones, tablets and other screens are impacting adolescent brain development
The rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus has prompted medical researchers worldwide to go on the offense and look for vaccines and treatments. Bill Whitaker reports on some of the leading efforts.
Westchester County, a suburb of New York City, is now home to a containment zone after a man there tested positive for the coronavirus. Scott Pelley speaks with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and reports on what's happening inside the zone to slow the spread of the infection.
Whistleblower Joe Rannazzisi says drug distributors pumped opioids into U.S. communities -- knowing that people were dying -- and says industry lobbyists and Congress derailed the DEA's efforts to stop it
The renowned wildlife photographer shows 60 Minutes what goes into his iconic pictures
The "National Geographic" photographer shows 60 Minutes how his shots come together and why he started his Photo Ark project