In the California desert are more than 1.5 million Joshua trees - and no two are the same
"Their stiff and ungraceful form makes them to the traveler the most repulsive tree in the vegetable kingdom," wrote explorer John C. Fremont when he traveled through the California desert in 1844. Today, travelers find the Joshua tree - as found in Joshua Tree National Park - uncommonly beautiful. Conor Knighton reports.
Comedian says there is such a complete lack of respect for the truth - and a belief that it doesn’t matter if caught - that lying has become a reflexive, degraded art
ying is nothing new; we've been doing it since the beginning of time. But these days, it's not the frequency of lies but their quality that is alarming comedian Paul Mecurio. He shares his thoughts about what he calls the dumbest lie in the history of mankind, by Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte.
Gene Kelly memorably serenaded Leslie Caron 65 years ago in the classic motion picture, "An American In Paris." In 2016, she's come full circle, visiting New York's Great White Way to see the Broadway musical based on that film. Jane Pauley talks with Caron about her life, loves and career. (Originally aired January 17, 2016)
Crimson Tide and the Clemson Tigers are on top again; seven different teams received first-place votes, most since 1998
Outside Milwaukee, Wisconsin, there's a kids camp that has all the makings of a typical summer camp - except the kids who come here share one, exceptional bond. Steve Hartman reports.
Never give up: One man who knows the truth of that is Meb Keflezighi, a veteran athlete who, at 41, is the oldest American Olympic marathoner in history. Lee Cowan caught up with Meb to hear his inspiring story.
Lou Pearlman’s $300 million Ponzi scheme through his Trans Continental companies was uncovered in 2006
Most people only think about what paper does, and not necessarily what it is. Correspondent Martha Teichner offers a crash course on paper's importance to civilization - and its necessity in making toy airplanes take flight.
You've heard people say, "If they get elected, I'm moving to Canada!" Which got correspondent John Blackstone wondering: Do Americans who emigrate find the grass up north greener?
Police say they got a call about a trespasser early Saturday, and discovered bodies when they got there; pregnant woman among dead
The bombastic Irishman beat Diaz on points in the rematch of one o McGregor’s worst losses; Anthony Johnson knocked out Glover Teixeira
To mark the 30th anniversary of a case that made national headlines, "48 Hours" broadcasts the only interview with "Preppy Killer" Robert Chambers.
An elite FBI agent shoots his estranged wife after he says she came after him with a knife -- was it self-defense or murder?
An elite FBI agent shoots his estranged wife after he says she came after him with a knife -- was it self-defense or murder? "48 Hours"' Susan Spencer investigates.
Officials have arrested a single suspect in Mississippi's Greene County
Beachgoers and residents in Miami Beach are upgrading their defenses against mosquito bites following the arrival of Zika; An online campaign is challenging Internet users to get physical.
It was three decades ago when Robert Chambers had his photo on the front page of most New York City newspapers. His connection to the death of Jennifer Levin would eventually push him into the national spotlight in 1986. Chambers would come to be known as "The Preppy Killer" for his role in Levin's death. His conviction landed him in prison, and when he got out in 2003 he spoke to only "48 Hours." Troy Roberts and Richard Schlesinger have an update on this infamous case.
New zone poses unique challenges with aerial spraying ineffective due to high-rise buildings, strong ocean gusts