This week on 60 Minutes: Doctors on the front lines describe surge in coronavirus patients, Brené Brown tells Bill Whitaker why people shouldn't associate vulnerability with weakness, and Jon Wertheim reports on middlemen luring African basketball players to U.S. with false promises.
Some African basketball players are being drawn to the U.S. with promises of education and opportunity, only to have the rug pulled out from under them when they step off the plane. Jon Wertheim investigates.
The popular lecturer, author and podcast host tells 60 Minutes why people shouldn't associate vulnerability with weakness, why she wishes her work would not be called "self-help," and how her own struggles help her connect with others.
Scott Pelley reports from hospitals in New York City, the new epicenter for COVID-19. Doctors describe how some patients with the disease can deteriorate suddenly and require lifesaving intensive care.
Finding yourself working from home, and keeping yourself socially-distant? David Pogue offers some tips on how to most effectively do your job (including a video-chat app called Zoom); and talks - remotely - with Dr. Sanam Hafeez, a neuropsychologist, about maintaining social contacts during the coronavirus pandemic. (And yes, cats have right-of-way on your laptop.)
With the friction between treating COVID-19 and protecting the populace from infection vs. reopening businesses, testing for immunity to coronavirus is urgently vital. Dr. Jon LaPook explains the importance of serology (or antibody) testing for the virus, and why it needs to be done now.
What does effective leadership look like during a crisis? With governors of states struggling with a global pandemic far out in front of the president in response to COVID-19, correspondent Martha Teichner talks with Gov. Larry Hogan of Maryland, chairman of the National Governors Association, and with historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, about when governors take the lead in turbulent times – in this case, a defining event for our generation.
The actors are working together for the first time since they married 23 years ago in the (now-delayed) return to Broadway of Neil Simon's "Plaza Suite." Jane Pauley sits down with Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick to talk about playing a couple on stage, and whether Carrie Bradshaw and Ferris Bueller would have dated.
Many people shut in to help stem the coronavirus pandemic are turning to jigsaw puzzles to pass the time. Mo Rocca reports on their history and popularity.
In New York, the current epicenter of the U.S. outbreak, Governor Andrew Cuomo said he expected the crisis to peak in 4-8 days.
Police respond to a call from a man claiming an intruder brutally attacked him and his wife, but everything changes after the wife tells her side of the story.
A steady stream of Americans have been brought home, but some 22,000 still remain stranded overseas.
U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres said earlier this week that the U.N. is under "increased financial constraints" related to the coronavirus coupled with other shortfalls
Down-ballot candidates face unprecedented challenges campaigning amid coronavirus.
A petition says postal employees carry "blood, sweat, and tears" every day at the expense of their health and time with families.
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A Brooklyn man fell for a woman he saw out his window.
He's lived through the Spanish Flu, the Great Depression and World War II – and now, the coronavirus.
The masks have a clear screen, so people are able to see the mouth of the person wearing it.
Covid-19 is "significantly" worsening hunger in America, Amazon CEO says in announcing donation to Feeding America.
"When you have a few extra minutes at work you take the time to go to the Helipad and pray," Angela Gleaves, a nurse in Tennessee said.
"I still remember growing up with my mother in Milwaukee when we were all on welfare, and sometimes we needed assistance for our family just to survive. During times like this, so many more people are vulnerable," Winfrey said.