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?
In February singer-musician Josh Groban started a residency at New York's Radio City Music Hall. Now, with concerts postponed due to the pandemic, he speaks to correspondent Tracy Smith about trying to be Zen during the crisis, as well as what he misses about live performance, and his social media posts features songs performed in his shower. Groban also debuts for "Sunday Morning" viewers his new song, "Your Face."
The Shakespearean actor, most recognized for his performances in the sci-fi franchises "X-Men" and "Star Trek," recently returned to the role of Captain Jean Luc Picard in the CBS All Access series "Star Trek: Picard." But as "CBS This Morning" co-host Tony Dokoupil found out, Sir Patrick Stewart is much more down-to-earth than his title might imply.
Nine years ago, a manned spaceflight blasted off from American soil for the last time. But this week, astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken will launch a new era of manned spaceflight, when they board a commercial SpaceX rocket and take off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center. Correspondent Mark Strassmann reports.
If you're like many people holed up at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, you are spending more time in the kitchen. And with yeast sales up more than 600 percent compared to a year ago, it's a good bet what's coming out of more and more ovens is freshly-baked bread. Correspondent Martha Teichner talks with bread expert Jim Lahey, of New York's Sullivan Street Bakery, and with budding bread bakers who are finding nourishment not just for the body, but for the soul.
For decades, summer has been movie blockbuster season. Now, with production halted, release schedules shuffled and hundreds of thousands of jobs lost, Hollywood is trying to figure out how it will recover from the coronavirus shutdown. Correspondent Lee Cowan talks with Tom Rothman, chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment Motion Picture Group; SAG-AFTRA president Gabrielle Cateris; Ted Sarandos, content chief at Netflix; and film professor Emily Carman, about how the film industry may bounce back.
Protests continued to flare in the city and nationwide over George Floyd's death.
A1 21-year-old was killed as protests over the death of George Floyd turned violent in Detroit late Friday night.
The U.S. is currently the largest funder of the WHO, and the organization is expected to be weakened by its departure.
The Minnesota National Guard said this marks the first time it's been fully mobilized since World War II.
Kellie Chauvin's lawyer said she is "devastated" over Floyd's death.
President Trump said protesters at the White House would have been met with "vicious dogs" if they breached the fence.
Photographer Lori Nichols captures the haunting desolation of empty New Jersey beach communities in inky black-and-white
Here's what America looks like in a post-coronavirus-quarantine world.
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The American Kennel Club has released its latest list of the nation's most beloved breeds.
"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.