Since 1996 inflation-adjusted pay for a public school teacher has actually fallen, and nationwide about one in five teachers has a second job during the school year to make ends meet. Fury over those flat and falling wages helped spark a movement over the past 18 months in which tens of thousands of teachers walked off the job, but thousands have also been forced by economic conditions to give up their profession. "CBS This Morning" co-host Tony Dokoupil talks with New York Times education reporter Dana Goldstein, and with Oklahoma teachers who have struggled with low pay – including one, Carri Hicks, who turned her frustration into a run for public office.
If you were alive in the '90s, you probably know the phenomenon called the Backstreet Boys – a frenzy some compared to Beatlemania. With more than 130 million records sold worldwide, they remain the bestselling boy band of all time. And the boys – now men – are back with their biggest world tour in 18 years, and another hit album, "DNA." Tracy Smith talked with Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, A.J. McLean, Brian Littrell and Kevin Richardson, who have never turned their backs on each other.
At Colonial Williamsburg, getting the period details just right is a mission for furniture conservator Leroy Graves. Over the past three decades he has revolutionized how museums preserve and protect upholstered antiques, despite this son of sharecroppers having had virtually no formal education. A detective of sorts when it comes to repairing and refitting antiques, Graves' work is featured in an ongoing exhibition called "Upholstery CSI." Martha Teichner reports.
As a producer, Irwin Winkler has shown "The Right Stuff," made a star of Sylvester Stallone with "Rocky," and had Martin Scorsese's back in the production of two undisputed classics: "Raging Bull" and "Goodfellas." Now, nearly 30 years after "Goodfellas," Winkler, Scorsese, and Robert De Niro are reuniting for "The Irishman," a film about Jimmy Hoffa, which also stars Al Pacino and Joe Pesci. Ben Mankiewicz, the host of Turner Classic Movies, talks with the 88-year-old Winkler about his gangbusters Hollywood career.
In 1968 editor Clay Felker, a Midwesterner whose nose was pressed against the windows of the rich and famous in New York City, and Milton Glaser, a Jewish, Bronx-born art director, launched New York, a national magazine with the sensibility of its namesake city – energetic, ambitious, and full of attitude. The winner of 48 National Magazine Awards, it's outlasted dozens of rival publications, in part through its successful spinoff websites, including Intelligencer, The Cut, and Vulture. "Sunday Morning" contributor (and New York online writer) David Pogue talks with Glaser, former editor-in-chief Adam Moss, and new editor-in-chief David Haskell about New York's special brand of journalism.
Javad Zarif's comments appeared to be a response to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who a day earlier referred to Saturday's attack as an "act of war."
Economic growth around the world has taken a "dangerous turn" due to trade disputes, OECD's chief economist warns
Former chairman and 2 others found not guilty of criminal negligence, as judge rules they couldn't have anticipated 2011 tsunami damage
A lost toy monkey is back home after going on an adventure at Buckingham Palace with the Queen of England. Five-year-old Savannah Hart, who lives in Australia, goes everywhere with her toy monkey “Harriet.” That included a trip to London but Harriet got lost in the palace. When Savannah's classmates learned Harriet was missing, they wrote a letter to the queen.
In our series, A More Perfect Union, we aim to show that what unites us as Americans is far greater than what divides us. In this installment, we're focusing on a New York coach who is using sports to inspire students to go after their dreams. Michelle Miller reports.
The Taliban has claimed responsibility for another suicide car bomb attack in Afghanistan, this one tearing through a hospital and leaving at least 20 people dead. CBS News foreign correspondent Charlie D'Agata reports from Kabul.
A look back at the work of one of the most influential of photographers who created intimate, moody portraits of an America struggling to define itself in a post-war world
"Everything's gone! Everything!" one woman said after Dorian slammed into the Bahamas
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His invoice said "no charge for this lady under any circumstances"
Sarah Thomas, 37, survived breast cancer last year before swimming 130 miles — four times across the Channel — to set a record
Arkansas State coach Blake Anderson lost his wife last month to breast cancer
When her daughter was having a bad day, she laid on the floor, wrapped in a blanket — and an angel came by to comfort her
When Sergeant Jeff Turney got a call about an elderly man determined to drive to Florida, he did something no one expected