Transgender Divide

      The federal Department of Education recently made a controversial ruling saying transgender high school athletes in Connecticut who competed on boys' teams cannot switch to girls’ sports. The feds say that deprives girls of athletic opportunities guaranteed under civil rights law. It’s a national debate that's forged some unexpected alliances. Today we tackle the transgender divide in sports.

      Hard Harvest

      It's been a tough year for farmers. As if nature wasn't enough of a challenge, coronavirus left farmers fighting not only for their own survival but also to keep food on America's tables. Scott Thuman follows the season and one family, from planting to harvest. Scott: Early summer in Southern Virginia. On this farm, the corn and cotton crops have just gone in, now it’s a waiting game, hoping the months ahead bring good weather and regular rain.

      Shaping the News

      On Full Measure, we’ve reported on the many factors impacting, even slanting how the news is reported. Today, we hear from Ruben Navarrette, a nationally syndicated Latino columnist who has worked in journalism for 30 years. He has some eye-opening personal insight on how the news is shaped today. Sharyl: You have talked about the fact that you don't fit neatly into an expected box as a journalist. Explain what you mean by that.

      Erasing History

      2020 will be remembered as a year of change. But some historical markers of change, may not survive the year. Lisa Fletcher went to Boston to see how that historic town is dealing with erasing history. Lisa Fletcher: In one of the nation’s oldest cities, statues and memorials abound. From political leaders to sporting greats, they span Boston’s nearly 400-year history. But visit today and you’ll find something missing, empty space where a towering historic figure once stood.

      Mind Game

      It's estimated that about six million people in the U. S. have the dreaded form of dementia known as Alzheimer's disease. The search for a cure has fallen frustratingly short. Now, one pharmaceutical company says a cure, at least for early Alzheimer's, is on the horizon - just waiting for FDA approval. But it's not so simple. Today's cover story: questions about conflicts of interest, money, and why critics say it’s a Mind Game.

      Summer Travel

      With summer fast approaching, millions of Americans are wondering if and where they'll be able to travel this year. No industry has been upended more than travel and tourism. We asked Scott Thuman to find out what you can expect when you hit the road. Facing an international travel shutdown and domestic Covid restrictions, 2020 was the year of the road trip. this summer many are hoping for a change. a major one.

      The Unknowns

      On Memorial Day, we honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our freedoms. This year, we speak with Arlington Cemetery Historian Timothy Frank, on recognizing a century of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Timothy Frank/Arlington National Cemetery Historian: The American people started writing letters to Congress and to the War Department saying that we should honor an unknown soldier here at Arlington to represent the unknowns Americans who fell in World War One.