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60 Minutes

  1. bernie sanders
    Bernie Praised Fidel Castro’s Education System. So Did Obama.Sanders’s kind words for Cuba’s literacy program make him a “communist” only if George W. Bush’s praise of the Saudis makes him an Islamist.
  2. #metoo
    What Was the Washington Post Afraid Of?About to publish an investigation of a powerful executive’s alleged sexual misconduct, the newspaper pulled back. Irin Carmon tries to understand why.
  3. howard schultz
    Howard Schultz’s Austerity Rhetoric Is a Bad Omen for Black AmericaHoward Schultz’s time at Starbucks was marked by his support for racial equality. But black Americans would suffer from the austerity he preaches.
  4. tweets
    Elon Musk Is the Physical Embodiment of a Reddit PostHe does not respect the SEC, by the way.
  5. politics
    The Dumbest Moments From Trump’s 60 Minutes Interview“I’m not a baby,” Trump insisted, twice.
  6. Stormy Daniels’s Lawyer: My Client Has Been ‘Physically Threatened’Lawyer Michael Avenatti wouldn’t say whether the threats came from President Trump himself.
  7. Quiz: What’s the Worst Part of This Betsy DeVos Exchange?Apparently the Education secretary thought her 60 Minutes interview would be open book.
  8. early and often
    Tim Kaine Doesn’t Mind Being Third Wheel to Two President ClintonsKaine didn’t look like Clinton’s hostage on 60 Minutes, so compared to the Trump-Pence interview, it was wildly successful.
  9. r.i.p.
    60 Minutes Correspondent Bob Simon Killed in Manhattan Car CrashThe award-winning reporter was 73.
  10. international affairs
    Obama Admits U.S. Underestimated ISIS, Blames Iraq’s Prime MinisterOn 60 Minutes.
  11. tv news news
    Lara Logan Returns to 60 Minutes After Bogus Benghazi ReportAnd a seven-month leave of absence.
  12. the sports section
    Did Alex Rodriguez Really Try to Pay a $49,901.51 Bribe to Tony Bosch?60 Minutes aired the claim, but documents obtained by New York cast doubt on it.
  13. spy games
    60 Minutes Gift Wrapped a Puff Piece for the NSAReporter John Miller delivers an uncritical look the agency.
  14. Frank Rich: CBS’s Benghazi Report Was a HoaxIt’s reminiscent of the faux “Hitler diaries.”
  15. tv-stained wretches
    60 Minutes Offers Brief Apology for Retracted Benghazi StoryExpected to be the show’s final word on the issue.
  16. international relations
    Kerry Says He Didn’t Bumble Into a Syria Solution, Answered ‘Purposefully’He recapped the dizzying situation on 60 Minutes.
  17. 9-11 museum
    60 Minutes Goes Inside the Unfinished 9/11 MuseumAnd discovers even more controversies.
  18. having it all
    Sheryl Sandberg Won’t Lean Into Politics Just Yet“I feel like I’m doing all the leaning in that I can do right now.”
  19. politics
    President Obama and Hillary Clinton Start Their Goodbyes in Joint Interview “Wish she was sticking around.”
  20. confessions
    CBS Probably Sorry for Being Tough on Armstrong Of course, being nice is Oprah’s job.
  21. celebrity memoirs
    60 Minutes: Schwarzenegger on Cheating Scandal“I became an expert in living in denial,” says Schwarzenegger.
  22. negative ads
    Obama Admits to Going ‘Overboard,’ Making Mistakes in Campaign Ads“That happens in politics.”
  23. politics
    Romney and Obama Face Off on 60 Minutes“If Gov. Romney is suggesting that we should start another war, he should say so.”
  24. osama bin killed
    60 Minutes: SEAL’s New Details on Bin Laden Raid“To us, at that time, it could have been anybody.”
  25. smokin’!
    Obama Is Generous With His Nicorette GumThe president and a ‘60 Minutes’ reporter support each other in quitting smoking.
  26. Mike Wallace’s Journey From Rogue to Respectable60 Minutes was the Hard Copy of its day.
  27. mike wallace
    Mike Wallace Dies at 93The longtime host of ‘60 Minutes’ was known for his aggressive approach to TV news. 
  28. lawn guyland
    Long Island SAT Scammer Was ‘Saving Lives,’ According to HimselfHero.
  29. obits
    60 Minutes’ Andy Rooney Has Died at 92From complications during minor surgery.
  30. heroes
    Andy Rooney Grudgingly Thanks His Supporters in 60 Minutes Sign-offThanks, but don’t bother me anymore.
  31. media
    Andy Rooney Is Giving It a Rest’60 Minutes’ is losing its resident curmudgeon.
  32. rise of the machines
    The NYPD Knows When You’ve Placed a Bag on the GroundThanks to some pretty incredible technology.
  33. in other news
    Obama to Appear on 60 Minutes This Sunday to Discuss Osama Bin LadenHe’ll talk to Steve Kroft, which probably saved CBS News from a really ugly tug-of-war between Scott Pelley and Katie Couric.
  34. in other news
    CBS: Scott Pelley Will Indeed Take Over for Katie Couric at Evening NewsThe switcheroo will take place June 6.
  35. awful things
    Lara Logan on Tahrir Square Attack: ‘They Raped Me With Their Hands’“For an extended period of time.”
  36. boys toys
    Microsoft Co-founder Paul Allen Is Looking for Love (and Aliens, But Mostly Love)An exclusive personals ad, courtesy of ‘60 Minutes.’
  37. in other news
    Katie Couric Might Be Co-hosting Her Syndicated Talk Show With Matt LauerReunited and it feels so good.
  38. what can brown do for you?
    Scott Brown Reveals That He Was Sexually Abused by a Camp CounselorHe hasn’t told anyone until now.
  39. raging boehner
    John Boehner Cries Some MoreHe broke into tears twice during his ‘60 Minutes’ interview.
  40. grown-ups
    Mark Zuckerberg on 60 Minutes: The ‘Toddler CEO’ Is All Grown Up“‘Cause you’re growns up, and you’re growns up, and you’re growns up!”
  41. early and often
    Obama Admits That He Gets ‘Discouraged’ SometimesHe admits to ‘60 Minutes’ that fixing the economy is hard!
  42. election hangover
    Obama Pretty Sure His Policies Aren’t the ProblemIt was explaining them.
  43. health carnage
    60 Minutes Makes Medicare Fraud Seem Sexy Like ScarfaceMedicare fraud is the new cocaine.
  44. media
    Did 60 Minutes Rip Off Dan Rather?60 Minutes story looks just like Dan Rather story.
  45. early and often
    Obama Slaps Back at CheneyThe president addressed the former vice-president’s recent criticism last night on ‘60 Minutes.’
  46. in other news
    Anderson Cooper’s Astounding Arms Attached to Equally Stupendous ShouldersYes, we did watch the entire ‘swimming’ section of Manderson’s Michael Phelps ‘60 Minutes’ segment in slow motion.
  47. election hair of the dog
    Obama Interview Shatters ‘60 Minutes’ RecordAmerica is not the only aging warhorse he’s going to save.
  48. in other news
    Sexy Baghdad Correspondents Get It On in the Green ZoneCNN’s Michael Ware, he of the crooked nose and devilish stubble, had a fling with CBS’ Lara Logan — and it broke one defense contractor’s heart.
  49. in other news
    After Fall, Mike Wallace Done With TV for GoodBut the legendary ‘60 Minutes’ anchor’s son Chris can’t help but rib him.
  50. company town
    Meet Microsoft’s ‘Gatekeeper of Funding’FINANCE • Now that Yahoo rejected Microsoft’s $44.6 billion bid, it’s up to Microsoft’s self-described “gatekeeper of funding” Christopher P. Liddell to plot the company’s next chess move. [DealBook/NYT] • Fearful that 90 percent of TheStreet.com’s franchise revolves around Jim Cramer, today the finance-driven Website launched Mainstreet.com, which will revolve around celebrities and personal finance. You think Britney’s psychological drama is intense? Wait until you hear about her bond portfolio. [NYP] • France’s rogue trader Jérôme Kerviel might have had an accomplice. How did police find out? By sifting through 2,000 pages of instant-message traffic. Bet that was a gr8 time. [NYT]
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