As the founder, CEO and lead designer at SpaceX, a private company that makes rockets and spacecraft, Elon Musk envisions a time when his reusable rockets will bring people to the moon and Mars. He's focused on humans becoming a "multi-planet species," and on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, he speaks with Jeffrey Kluger (editor-at-large at Time magazine, and the co-author of "Apollo 13") about his vision for the future.
Around the world, plant and animal species are going extinct at a rate faster than any time in human history. The Endangered Species Act, signed into law 46 years ago, has succeeded in preventing hundreds of species on the list from going extinct, and has recovered 54 species. But new regulatory changes to the Act are being finalized by the Trump administration, which may weaken its ability to protect wildlife and habitat, and – say wildlife advocates – speed extinctions. Conor Knighton reports.
Four words that struck terror into the hearts of shady businessmen and corrupt politicians – "Mike Wallace is here" – also comprise the title of a new documentary that depicts the dramatic life and career of the legendary CBS News correspondent, whose no-holds-barred interview style and indefatigable showmanship helped make "60 Minutes" must-see TV. Rita Braver talks with filmmaker Avi Belkin (who was granted unprecedented access to CBS News' archives), and with Mike's son, "Fox News Sunday" anchor Chris Wallace, about building a career in the footsteps of a giant.
Luke Burbank profiles Australian writer, actress and standup comedian Hannah Gadsby, whose recent Netflix special, "Hannah Gadsby: Nanette," about the intersection of comedy and tragedy, earned her a Peabody Award, and whose latest show, "Douglas," is even more revealing.
The band ZZ Top is marking 50 years together, with a new remastered collection of their greatest hits, "Goin' 50." Jim Axlerod talks with guitarist Billy Gibbons, bassist Dusty Hill, and drummer Frank Beard (the one without a beard) who are still working hard to make their pedal-to-the-metal, bluesy country rock seem so easy.
An organizer said the parade is a cultural response to, "anyone that supports the LGBTQ lifestyle"
Armstrong's sons, Mark and Rick, contended care provided by Mercy Health-Fairfield Hospital cost their father his life
Senior adviser Symone Sanders shot down the idea that this released plan is aimed at undoing certain ills implemented in the 1994 crime bill
Bracing for Robert Mueller's testimony; Breaking down the new budget agreement.
The Trump administration is proposing a rule that would limit Americans' access to food stamps, reportedly removing more than 3 million people from the federal program. The plan would eliminate automatic enrollment in food stamps for poor families who receive welfare benefits. CBS News' Tom Hanson reports.
A former Morehouse College student has accused the all-male, HBCU of ignoring his accusations of sexual misconduct. The school has launched an investigation after Michael Key's twitter videos went viral. Eric Stirgus, a reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, joined CBSN to discuss the latest.
A look back at the esteemed personalities who've left us this year, who touched us with their innovation, creativity and humanity
New images from inside the command module that landed the first men on the moon
It's summertime - time for music at festivals and venues across the country
A traveling exhibition of gothic and occult art, sideshow performers, and bizarre specimens stopped outside Chicago, where CBS News photographer Jake Barlow took in the odd sights
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Spencer Caradine had never seen the American flag's red, white and blue colors, until his friend found a way
Norma asks for ice cream every night before bed. Since she can't go get it, her family had the sweet treat come to her
Army Pfc. Leonard Nitzsche was killed in 1970. But members of his platoon felt they never got a chance to say goodbye
At the age of 22, he officially became a father. A decade later, he has three sons after initially fostering the boys
Jia Sarnicola and Zuri Copeland may have their differences, but they are closer than close
Rob Mendez was honored at the ESPYs with an award for perseverance