A new book about the rock and blues singer presents a portrait of a gifted, complex and challenging artist who became an iconic trailblazer during her 27 years. Anthony Mason talks with music journalist Holly George-Warren about her biography, "Janis: Her Life and Music."
Herbert Hoover had been president for less than a year when the Crash of 1929 initiated the Great Depression, an epochal event in American history that would place his name near the bottom of presidential rankings. But the engineer and business magnate, who made several fortunes in his 20s, is also remembered as a great humanitarian for feeding several million starving Belgians during World War I, and for introducing a variety of innovations in American life, from standardized traffic lights to milk cartons. Mo Rocca examines Hoover's remarkable rise (from humble beginnings to the White House) and his remarkable fall.
Director Martin Scorsese and actors Al Pacino and Robert De Niro talk with correspondent Lee Cowan about their first-ever collaboration, "The Irishman," the true story of Frank Sheeran, a hit man for a Philadelphia crime family. The mob epic, which spans decades, was created using cutting-edge technology to "de-age" its cast, as it traces a story of loyalty and corruption, and explores the fate of Teamsters Union president Jimmy Hoffa.
Correspondents David Pogue, Martha Teichner and Nancy Giles, along with "Sunday Morning" intern Cory Peeler, face a difficult challenge: Find their way out of a room before a bomb goes off! It's just one of many examples of the big business in escape rooms – immersive adventures in which people must solve puzzles in order to extricate themselves.
Contributor Luke Burbank recently took up a new hobby – skateboarding – and while inside he felt like a kid again, outside he remained very much a middle-aged man, with a sense of balance that could only be described as intermittent.
A recap of latest polls and data-driven studies from the CBS News Election & Survey Unit
"Queer Eye" star's own experience with severe depression, anxiety, thoughts of suicide and drug addiction helped him become an advocate
Ocasio-Cortez endorsed Jessica Cisneros, who is running against Texas Congressman Henry Cuellar
The Harlem School of the Arts raised over $1 million at its annual Mask Ball in New York City. Among the honorees were Lupita Nyong'o and her mother, Dorothy, who both spoke with CBS News on the red carpet.
On this week's episode of the "Where Did You Get This Number?" podcast, go behind the lines of what's happening as U.S. troops move out of Syria
The Harlem School of the Arts raised over $1 million at its 2019 Mask Ball to support students' world-class training in and exposure to the arts. "Black Panther" actor Atandwa Kani attended the event and spoke to CBS News on the red carpet.
A look back at the esteemed personalities who've left us this year, who touched us with their innovation, creativity and humanity
The Oscar-winning filmmaker has challenged audiences with stories of crime, isolation, ambition and faith
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"Abigail was so excited to have been given this opportunity to. She even asked him is he could hit a home run for her," her father wrote on Facebook
Aiden Jaquez ran his first half marathon at 6 years old. Now, he's run one in all 50 states
When D'Jango was shot by a suspect, he was rushed to a veterinary hospital for emergency surgery
A Vietnam War veteran was granted his dying wish — to see his dog one last time
Zephan Cantu loves the Hulk. So a group of students figured out how to create a Hulk costume for him that fits with his wheelchair