Genetic testing and in vitro fertilization are making it possible for scientists to weed out dangerous and often deadly diseases from the gene pool. Norah O'Donnell reports. Scott Pelley has the latest on Ebola in Dallas and Anderson Cooper talks to the Foo Fighters about the roots of American history.
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Barbara Mancini was arrested and accused of helping her dying father kill himself. She became the focus of the end-of-life debate currently raging in this country. Anderson Cooper has that story. Also, Bob Simon reports on a gold prospector in Canada's Yukon, where they also meet a bear. Finally, as the coliseum is restored, the myth of Christians being
FBI Director James Comey sits down for his first television interview since taking over the bureau a year ago to talk about government surveillance, terrorism, cybercrime and a host of other challenges the FBI is taking on. Scott Pelley reports. Also, Pulitzer-Prize winning reporter James Risen speaks to Lesley Stahl about the government's quest to stop
FBI Director James Comey speaks with Scott Pelley for his first television interview since taking over the bureau. Also, Lesley Stahl takes a closer look at the high price of drugs used to treat cancer. And finally, Anderson Cooper meets a dog who may just be the smartest in the world.
President Obama sits down with Steve Kroft for a wide ranging interview about foreign and domestic issues. Also, How did Jack Ma build Alibaba into the world?s largest e-commerce company, dwarfing Amazon and eBay combined? Lara Logan reports.
Scott Pelley reports on the frontline to explain ISIS; what it is, where it came from and how it blitzed through two countries. Also, in an interview with for "60 Minutes," former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta says ISIS flourished because the U.S. got involved in Syria too late and left Iraq too soon. Finally, all con artists need is a computer
Scott Pelley reports on severe shortcomings in the state of mental health care for young people. Also, for 16 years, one of the FBI's most wanted men, Boston gangster Whitey Bulger and his girlfriend, managed to elude a worldwide manhunt by living a quiet life in Santa Monica, Calif., as "Charley and Carol Gasko." Steve Kroft has their story.
BP is crying foul over the way its agreement to compensate victims of its Gulf oil spill is being interpreted. It claims businesses not harmed by the spill have collected hundreds of millions of dollars; Scott Pelley reports. Also, in one of the more remarkable humanitarian stories of WWII, Briton Nicholas Winton helped save hundreds of mostly Jewish childre
Steve Kroft investigated the multibillion dollar industry that collects, analyzes and sells the personal information of millions of Americans with virtually no oversight. Also, Bob Simon reports on the aftermath of the disaster in Fukushima, Japan, and finds toxic ghosts towns frozen in time. Finally, "60 Minutes" travels to the South Pacific on th