This week on 60 Minutes: Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on the coronavirus-ravaged economy; Norah O'Donnell interviews whistleblower Rick Bright; And, what will be the long-term effects of the coronavirus pandemic?
Dr. Rick Bright says he's trained his entire life to recognize outbreaks and viruses. But when he sounded the alarm about the impending coronavirus pandemic, he says the Trump administration ignored his warnings and eventually pushed him out of his job.
The head of the U.S. central banking system tells Scott Pelley how high he thinks unemployment will go, what tools the Fed still has to breathe life into the economy and what outcomes he's trying to avoid on the road to economic recovery.
History shows the aftermath of plagues have brought about radical transformations for societies. So what changes could come in the aftermath of COVID-19?
Spring is usually a time when bands start touring and music festivals pop up all around the globe – but not this year. And yet, the music hasn't stopped, as the COVID-19 pandemic has inspired artists from The Rolling Stones to Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber to release new songs – music that will remain a marker of a time that has changed everything. Correspondent Lee Cowan talks with Jon Bon Jovi and Jewel about the inspiration for their latest releases.
The death of a Minneapolis man in police custody last Monday has spurred a nationwide explosion of grief and anger. Jeff Pegues looks at the events of the past week and talks to the family and girlfriend of George Floyd, whose arrest and detention was recorded on video for the world to watch in horror; with civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump; and with the mayor of Minneapolis, Jacob Frey, whose city was the first to erupt in street protests and unrest.
Social distancing, plexiglass dividers and facemasks are just some signs of the ways Americans' lives have changed because of coronavirus. But are all these changes for good? Correspondent Mo Rocca talks with restaurateur Lidia Bastianich, New York University psychology professor Adam Alter, and plastics manufacturer Russ Miller about whether we’ll return to the “old normal.”
In these times of social distancing, technology is helping serve up libations on a whole new level. Correspondent Luke Burbank drinks up the history of the cocktail hour from food historian and host of “The Feast” podcast Laura Carlson; and gets some tips on how to make a classic Negroni from the owners of New York City's Dante, recently rated the Best Bar in the World.
Smartphones and digital downloads have helped make audio recordings of books a billion-dollar industry, with more than 45,000 new audiobooks recorded last year alone. Correspondent David Pogue talks with actors Laurence Fishburne, Jesse Eisenberg and Scott Brick, and thriller writer Brad Meltzer, about this expanding chapter in book publishing.
The New York governor repeated what he announced Saturday, that Attorney General Letitia James would be overseeing an investigation into police behavior.
Authorities said three people in Indianapolis were shot Saturday night, including one fatally.
Tens of thousands of Americans have protested the death of George Floyd in cities from coast to coast.
On this "Face the Nation" broadcast, we sat down with Floyd family attorney Benjamin Crump, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Scott Gottlieb
The following is a transcript of an interview with "60 in 6" correspondent Wesley Lowery, that aired Sunday, May 31, 2020, on "Face the Nation."
Crump said the family has been notified that Chauvin worked as an off-duty officer at the nightclub where Floyd was a security guard.
The death of George Floyd — the Minnesota man who died after a police officer kept his knee on his neck — has sparked widespread outrage and days of protests.
Haunting black-and-white images capture some of the most vulnerable citizens of Los Angeles, taken by photographer Michael Christopher Brown from National Geographic
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"The world is going through this horrible situation," Itza Rodriguez said. "A lot of people are getting affected. But if you go down, it's OK. Get up and start all over again."
Jennie Stejna asked nursing home staff for a Bud Light to celebrate, something she loved but hadn't had in a very long time.
He even invited her with a special "promposal."
"Anytime you can get fresh fish prepared for you and given to you, my god what else can we ask for," a local nurse said.
Now, in the yearbook – just like in life – Hadley Jo and Ariel are side by side.
They had to cancel their original wedding plans due to coronavirus, but the two frontline workers still found a way to tie the knot.