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Ex-British spy on leading a "double life" as a famous author


The name David Cornwell is probably unfamiliar to most of you, but he’s an interesting person to talk to in these days of alleged political conspiracies, espionage and a rekindling of the Cold War. He is an expert on secrets, a former spy himself, and the author of two-dozen books, …

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"60 Minutes" to celebrate 50th anniversary


60 Minutes will begin its golden anniversary season as the most successful, most watched and honored television broadcast in American history when it premieres for the 50th time on CBS Sunday, Sept. 24 at 7:30 p.m. ET and 7 p.m. PT. The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences will …

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Catholic clergy fires back after Bannon criticism


U.S. Catholic bishops are responding with blunt condemnation to Steve Bannon’s controversial comments to 60 Minutes this week regarding the church’s support for DACA, a program that helps illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children. “They need illegal aliens to fill the churches,” Bannon tells Charlie Rose. “It’s …

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"60 Minutes" investigates hidden motors and pro cycling


The sport of cycling is notorious for its culture of cheating — made most famous by the rise and fall of Lance Armstrong and his use of performance enhancing drugs. Now when cycling hopes to be cleansed of the dopers there’s a surprising new twist: riders enhancing the bike‘s performance. …

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Man returns to childhood home against the odds


Saroo Brierley is a 36-year-old man with a powerful story of loss and love.  As a 5-year-old child in India, he became impossibly lost in Calcutta, a sprawling, chaotic city of 14 million people.  He said he had no money, no one to help him, no clue how to get …

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CDC "quarantines" its own equipment


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says it has “quarantined” some of its own stock-piled equipment following a 60 Minutes report that questioned whether the gear, recommended for protection against the Ebola virus, was defective. The 60 Minutes story quoted former employees and internal company documents regarding MICROCOOL …

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West Wing being renovated while Trump's on vacation


It’s time for White House staffers in the West wing to pack up and move — temporarily — to make way for necessary structural and cosmetic renovations. Pods of furniture being moved out of the West Wing, Aug. 4, 2017. CBS News / Jillian Hughes Much of the White House …

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Return to Newtown, 4 years later

sandy-hook-school-new-2.jpg is one way Newtown families remember the 20 children and 6 educators murdered at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, 2012. More than a million teachers and students have been trained on preventing gun violence by Sandy Hook Promise. And it’s had even more reach online. The new Sandy Hook Elementary …

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James Comey in 2014: "You cannot trust people in power"


The FBI director is given a 10-year term so they can lead in a way that’s “not influenced by the political winds,” James Comey told 60 Minutes in 2014. Comey also said the founding fathers “divided power among three branches, to set interest against interest” because people in power cannot …

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Trump's immigration crackdown causes some to rethink their vote


Roberto Beristain, who has no criminal record, was deported after illegally coming to the U.S. nearly 20 years ago. His wife and children are U.S. citizens. The number of people caught trying to cross the Southern border has dropped 60 percent in the first three months of President Trump’s administration. …

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