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Campaign placards opposed to Scottish independence have been spray painted with "yes" graffiti, August 27, 2014 in Dundee, Scotland. Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images

Last Updated Sep 14, 2014 12:55 PM EDT

RECAP: Sept. 14

HEADLINE: U.K. officials meet over ISIS execution of British aid worker (Video)
The Islamic group ISIS has released video showing the beheading of captive British aid worker David Haines. Government ministers were summoned to an emergency meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron a day after the hostage was purportedly executed. Charlie D'Agata reports.


COVER STORY:
The Scottish battle for independence | Watch Video
One way or another, next Thursday -- September 18 -- is a date destined to be long-remembered in British history, for that is the day residents of Scotland will vote on whether to remain a part of the United Kingdom, or to break away and become an independent nation, 307 years after unification.

The repercussions could be global, as independence movements around the world take note.

Mark Phillips heads to the highlands for our Cover Story.

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ALMANAC: The Lone Ranger's Clayton Moore | Watch Video
Who was that masked man? Why, he was Baby Boomers' favorite TV cowboy, born on Sept. 14, 1914.

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MUSEUMS: Art that goes to the dogs (and cats) | Watch Video
A millennia-spanning exhibition at the Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas in Austin is devoted to our fascinating four-legged companions. Anna Werner reports.

GALLERY: Art history, starring cats and dogs

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TV:
The razor-sharp comedy of Key & Peele | Watch Video
"Sketch comedy" shows - from Sid Caesar and Carol Burnett to Monty Python, "Saturday Night Live" and "SCTV" - were popular examples of the vignette style of humor that never failed to leave 'em laughing. Now there's a new dynamic duo laying claim to the title of "Kings of Sketch Comedy": Key and Peele.

John Blackstone laughs along with Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, stars of the Peabody Award-winning series on Comedy Central.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Key & Peele: Our partnership is like a marriage
Comic actors Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, stars of the acclaimed sketch comedy series "Key & Peele," explain to correspondent John Blackstone why ego has no place in the production of their Comedy Central show.

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TRAVEL:
Colombia's resurgence (Video)
Colombia still has its problems, but the country is clearly on the upswing and hopes to attract 4 million tourists this year. Mo Rocca heads to Colombia to report on the once-troubled nation's recent resurgence.


HARTMAN: College football star's novel story (Video)
When Kathy Rackley told Malcolm Mitchell - a wide receiver at the University of Georgia - about her book club, she had no idea who he was, or what would happen next. Steve Hartman reports on what one college football player calls his greatest accomplishment.


SUNDAY PROFILE:
The brightly-burning star that is Jessica Chastain
Actress Jessica Chastain's career was barely underway when her breakout role in "The Help" catapulted her to fame and landed her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Just a year later her career took another major leap with the lead role in "Zero Dark Thirty," for which she also received an Oscar nod, for Best Actress.

In just a few years Chastain has become one of the silver screen's most electrifying actresses, and our Tracy Smith caught up with her for an up-close-and-personal "Sunday Morning" profile.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Extended interview with Jessica Chastain (Transcript)
The actress talks to Tracy Smith about shyness, Oscar nominations, Matthew McConaughey's swagger, and the important role Robin Williams played in her life.

PHOTO GALLERY: Jessica Chastain

PHOTO GALLERY: Jessica Chastain on the red carpet

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PASSAGE:
Domestic violence, by the numbers | Watch Video
Continuing controversy surrounding former Ravens star Ray Rice put the problem of domestic violence front-and-center.


MUSIC:
The roots of Questlove's success
Time Magazine has anointed him the "coolest person of the year." He's the leader of Jimmy Fallon's house band, The Roots, and is one of the most sought-after DJs and record producers in the music industry today.

The past few years have been quite a ride for the musician known as Questlove, and our Anthony Mason sits down with him for a look back at his amazing journey, from the mean streets of Philadelphia to the pinnacle of pop culture.

PHOTO GALLERY: Questlove

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PASSAGE: Star Spangled Banner (Video)
As he was held prisoner by the British on September 14, 1814, Francis Scott Key watched the Royal Navy bombard Fort McHenry in Baltimore harbor - and began to write "The Star-Spangled Banner." Charles Osgood reports.


CALENDAR:
Week of September 15
"Sunday Morning" takes a look as some notable events of the week ahead.


NATURE:
Yellowstone National Park (Extended Video)
This week's moment in nature takes us to Yellowstone National Park, where one of its most unpredictable geysers is showing its stuff.


RECAP: Sept. 7

COVER STORY: Lessons to be learned from a one-room schoolhouse | Watch Video
Among the most iconic symbols of a bygone America is the one-room schoolhouse, conjuring images of a "small-town America" that no longer exists. Abe Lincoln got his education at a one-room school, and Henry Ford loved his one-room school so much, he had the entire building moved to a museum in Michigan.

But the one-room school isn't entirely a thing of the past. Today, more than 200 one-room schoolhouses still exist in our country.

Barry Petersen takes a look at their enduring legacy.

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CBS NEWS POLL: Are bigger schools better?
American are surveyed about their preferences in education.


ALMANAC: Miss America
On September 7, 1921, beauty put Atlantic City's Boardwalk on the map.

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MUSIC: Madeleine Peyroux: Music with a little bit of pain (with streaming audio)
Listening to Madeleine Peyroux sing, you might think you are hearing the great Billie Holiday re-incarnated. Peyroux's smoky, jazzy voice somehow manages that perfect blend of joy and heartache only a few of our greatest artists ever achieve.

Terrell Brown traces Peyroux's amazing journey, from her birth in Athens, Ga., to living on the streets of Paris, to her current residence in Brooklyn.

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HISTORY:
The "War to End All Wars," 100 years later | Watch Video
Martha Teichner on how the assassination of an obscure archduke lead to war on a global scale.

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COMMENTARY: "De-extinction": Bringing species back from the dead | Watch Video
Nature photographer Joel Sartore tells us about efforts to bring back the passenger pigeon, which became extinct a century ago.

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PASSAGE: Joan Rivers: A life lived at full volume | Watch Video
Richard Schlesinger looks back on the life and legacy of the comedienne, who died this week at the age of 81.


HARTMAN: Cookie business brings sweet success (Video)
For more than 35 years, the sweet smell of success has been wafting through the Minnesota State Fair.

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SUNDAY PROFILE: Steve Buscemi's passion project | Watch Video
He first made his mark in off-beat films like "Fargo" and "The Big Lebowski," but actor Steve Buscemi became a household name with his star turn as a crime boss in the HBO hit, "Boardwalk Empire."

In addition to being one of the busiest and most popular actors today, Buscemi has another passion: as a former New York City firefighter, he spends his time bringing attention to the important, dangerous work of the men and women who risk their lives every day to keep us safe.

Our Tracy Smith pays an at-home visit to Buscemi, producer of a new documentary on the FDNY.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Steve Buscemi on his prior career as a firefighter
As a young man Steve Buscemi became a New York City fireman, before finding success as an actor. He talked to correspondent Tracy Smith about the similarities between the two professions.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Steve Buscemi on his "Boardwalk Empire" role
Having played some disreputable characters in his day, actor Steve Buscemi talks to correspondent Tracy Smith about his starring role as crooked politician "Nucky" Thompson in the long-running HBO crime drama, "Boardwalk Empire."

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COMMENTARY: Joan Rivers: An appreciation | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" contributor Nancy Giles on the comedienne who blazed a trail for generations of funny girls.


CALENDAR: Week of September 8
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead


NATURE: Seals at Cape Cod (Video)
We leave you this "Sunday Morning" amid grey seals frolicking off Cape Cod.


RECAP: August 31

COVER STORY: Are companies that value employees more successful? | Watch Video
The employee revolt at the Northeastern supermarket chain Market Basket raises a question, especially over this Labor Day weekend: Is there a connection between workers feeling well-treated by their employers, and the bottom line?

There's lots of evidence the answer is yes. Martha Teichner reports.

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CBS News Poll:
Are Americans satisfied on the job?


ALMANAC:
Lewis & Clark | Watch Video
On August 31, 1803, Meriwether Lewis (later joined by William Clark) launched an expedition west that would make history.


SCIENCE: Surveying species among California's redwoods | Watch Videos
In California's Muir Woods, teams of scientists, students and volunteers recently embarked on a bold effort called a "bioblitz" -- a 24-hour inventory of every species living in the 116-square-mile area, organized by National Geographic and the National Park Service. Carter Evans reports.

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HISTORY:
The 1814 burning of Washington, D.C. | Watch Video
Mo Rocca goes back in time to one of the most devastating days in U.S. history, when British forces attacked the nation's capital and torched its landmarks.

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COMMENTARY:
From 2002: Joan Rivers on old age | Watch Video
We present the comedian's take on aging, first broadcast on "Sunday Morning" on Feb. 15, 2002.

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THE NEW LAND:
An Iraqi émigré's new life in America | Watch Video
After capturing the horrors of the war in Baghdad for CBS News, cameraman Atheer Hameed emigrated to the U.S., for a new life both peaceful and tearful.

Lee Cowan introduced us to Hameed in September 2013; now he catches up with his former colleague and friend for an update on the emigre's new life in America.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: 2003 bombing of U.N. Mission in Baghdad (Warning: Graphic images)
Atheer Hameed's camera was running when a truck bomb struck the United Nations Assistance Mission in Baghdad on August 19, 2003 -- and kept running in the chaotic aftermath of the attack which killed at least 17 people.


HARTMAN:
Teenager with Down syndrome achieves his college dream (Video)
A teenager with Down syndrome was never told there were things he won't be able to do, such as going to college. Steve Hartman has the story of one South Carolina student's unlikely dream.


MUSIC:
Christopher Cross sails back with a new album
In the early 1980s, Christopher Cross' brand of silky-soft rock sailed up the charts. His debut album went platinum five times over in the U.S. alone, and practically swept the Grammys, beating out Billy Joel, Barbara Streisand, Pink Floyd and Frank Sinatra for Album of the Year.

His songs were unavoidable on FM radio. Then, as quickly as he burst on the scene, he seemed to vanish from it -- disappear from pop music.

Correspondent Serena Altschul catches up with the 63-year-old singer, who is still touring, releasing albums, and jamming with Jimmy Fallon.

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COMMENTARY:
Spending your vacation days is good for America | Watch Video
In honor of Labor Day, Faith Salie reminds us why workers and companies are better off when we take time off.

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SUNDAY PROFILE:
Tavi Gevinson: Not so afraid of ambition | Watch Video
Tavi Gevinson is not a household name . . . yet. But she is a fashion writer, blogger and editor-in-chief of an online magazine, and now she's opening on Broadway, in the Steppenwolf production of Kenneth Lonergan's "This Is Our Youth."

Quite an impressive resume for a girl who just graduated from high school! We'll let Anthony Mason make the introductions.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tavi Gevinson

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NATURE:
Buffalo's Beaver Lake (Extended Video)
This week's moment in nature takes us among the busy beavers of Beaver Lake near Buffalo, N.Y.


RECAP: August 24 - "By Design"

This week's special edition of "Sunday Morning" travels to scenic Santa Fe, New Mexico, for a broadcast focusing on the people, places and things that make our world a more exotic, exciting and fascinating place to live.

HEADLINES: 6.0 magnitude earthquake rattle San Francisco Bay Area (Video)
A preliminary magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocked the San Francisco Bay Area early Sunday morning, centered in the Napa County town of American Canyon, but felt across Northern California. George Osterkamp reports from San Francisco.


"By Design": Santa Fe style - includes a guide to New Mexico locations appearing in our broadcast


REAL ESTATE:
Living large: The market for super luxury homes | Watch Video
What does a billionaire get in a dream home? Pritzker Prize-winning architect Richard Meier shows correspondent Anthony Mason his brand-new Miami Beach condos.

But could the new penthouse at the peak of New York's Woolworth Tower top them all?

Stop by our open houses this "Sunday Morning" -- there's no charge for looking!

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REAL ESTATE: Mobile homes: More than just a box on wheels (Video)
Today's mobile home is a lot more than a box on wheels. Correspondent Mark Strassmann looks at the development of the mobile home, and how it's changed over the years.

We visit the Atocha Mobile Home Park in Santa Fe, N.M., where the emphasis is on affordable housing. "This is where you start that American Dream for many people," says Eduardo Ramirez, whose family owns the park. And we go to Paradise Cove in Malibu, Calif., where the mobile homes can cost millions of dollars. Mobile designer Jennifer Siegal tells us there's a bright future for trailers, providing housing that's compact, energy-efficient, technologically-advanced, and responsive to our environment.

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ART: Georgia O'Keeffe Country
Santa Fe's Georgia O'Keeffe Museum is home to thousands of works of the gifted artist.

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ART: The cave digger: Hewing art from the very landscape | Watch Video
The golden sunlight of Northern New Mexico has inspired many artists, such as Georgia O'Keeffe, but Lee Cowan has the story of an artist who does his best work underground.

For the past 25 years, Ra Paulette has been carving out man-made caves from the sandstone hills and then sculpting these spaces into works of art he calls wilderness shrines. "There is a feeling that I am an archaeologist, uncovering something that's already there," he tells Cowan.

GALLERY: Ra Paulette's caves

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FASHION:
Duct tape couture (Video)
Duct tape was first introduced on the battlefields of World War II, as a waterproof tape for sealing ammunition cases. Today, it serves much more esoteric purposes, including some crafty fashions.

The Ohio-based Duck Brand hosts an annual scholarship contest, "Stuck at Prom," which awards a total of $50,000 in several categories to the creators of prom attire made out of duct tape; and New York artist Richela Fabian Morgan can make just about anything out of duct tape: jewelry, hats, flowers, even paintings.

Serena Altschul unravels the story of duct tape.

GALLERY: Duct tape fashions

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SOUND: Music for bicycle parts (with streaming audio) | Watch Video
Did you ever think of a bicycle as a musical instrument? That's exactly what it is in the hands of music design artist Steven Baber, a.k.a. Johnnyrandom. He coaxes more than 200 different sounds out of a bicycle's moving parts and weaves them into a musical montage. John Blackstone has his incredible story.

Preview: "Bespoken" by "Johnnyrandom" on SoundCloud

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"Bespoken" video credits:
Original Music Composition & Sound Design: Johnnyrandom
Director of Photography: Devin Whetstone
Mastered by AudibleOddities
Graphic Design: Lisa Mishima
Editor: Blake Bogosian
Motion Design: Chris Kelly
Colorist: Eric Pascua


BUSINESS:
A skateboard company that builds more than boards
Some of the best skateboards are made right in Music City. At Salemtown Board Company, 27-year-old Will Anderson can turn a slab of middle Tennessee oak into a world-class sidewalk cruiser. But this is not what he planned to do with his life.

Anderson (who studied to be a social worker) and his friend Jason Henley started the company two years ago as a way to teach neighborhood kids about discipline and dedication -- the tools that will help them climb higher later in life.

It's not so much about shaping boards, he tells Tracy Smith, as about shaping lives.

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MO ROCCA: Meet the man behind the emoticon (Video)
Do you feel like :-) ? Or maybe more like :-( ?

Turns out one man came up with the smiley and frowney faces 32 years ago -- and little did he know what his invention would lead to. :-o

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BOOKS:
Bespoke libraries, joining book love with interior design | Watch Video
If you judge your books' covers to be just a bit blah, then Boulder, Colo., bookseller and library curator Thatcher Wine can change everything.

Wine is to a library what a tailor is to a suit, as he custom-designs libraries to suit his customers' decorating tastes.

Richard Schlesinger reports.

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POSTCARD FROM BALI: The bamboo homes of Bali (Video)
On the tropical island of Bali, Indonesia, there are homes tucked into the jungle that look like something out of a fairytale. They're designed to have soaring roof lines, few walls or windows, and nearly everything fashioned from bamboo. Seth Doane reports.


SUNDAY PROFILE:
Another winning serve from Venus Williams | Watch Video
She is one of the greatest players in the history of tennis. But off the court, Venus Williams works hard at another craft: running her own design company.

Rita Braver catches up with the multi-talented Williams for a look into her home and fashion design empire.

GALLERY: Venus Williams, on and off the court

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POSTCARD FROM ITALY: History on display at the Castello di Brolio (Video)
Hundred of years of history are on view at the elegant Castello di Brolio, perched on a strategic hilltop in the wine country of Tuscany. Allen Pizzey takes a tour of a Renaissance marvel.

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MO ROCCA: Is sitting the new smoking? (Video)
A modern, sedentary lifestyle has concerned researchers hard at work - and it's prompted others to step aboard treadmill desks, where they work for hours at a time. Mo Rocca tries to keep up.


NATURE:
Red rocks of O'Keeffe Country (Extended Video)
This week's moment in nature takes us among the red rocks of "Georgia O'Keeffe Country" in New Mexico.


WEB EXTRA:
Dancing Flamenco at the Santa Fe Opera (Video)
The Maria Benetiz Institute for Spanish Arts' Flamenco Youth Company, along with guitarist Joaquin Gallegos, expand the boundaries of traditional dance at the soaring theater of the Santa Fe Opera. Thanks to Janira Cordova, Mikayla Garcia, Jaylena Lujan, Alexandria Martinez and Brianna Montijo.

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RECAP: August 17

COVER STORY: Night Stalkers
Contributor M. Sanjayan revisits his report on Kenya's efforts to stop elephant poaching to harvest ivory, most of which is sent to China.

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ALMANAC
: Davy Crockett
On Aug. 17, 1786, the future king of the wild frontier was born in Greene County, Tennessee


LIFESTYLE:
Love is in the Air
Rex Pemberton dons a wingsuit and races through the sky at 130 mph. Flying circles around him is his wife, aerobatic pilot Melissa Pemberton. It's all part of the air show performance they take across the country. It may sound risky, but it's actually one of the safest things this young couple does in the air. Serena Altschul profiles a death-defying love affair.

WEB-EXTRA: Base jumping from the Eiger

Extreme sportsman Rex Pemberton dons a wingsuit and leaps from one of the most storied mountains in Switzerland's Bernese Alps. Footage courtesy of RPMP Media.

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MUSIC
: "Soul Man"
Anthony Mason interviews music legend Sam Moore, who talks about his work as part of the '60s duo Sam & Dave, his start in music and where he is today.

WEB EXTRA: Listen to four tracks from Sam Moore and Sam and Dave by clicking on the player below:


Exclusive Look:Sam Moore and Nu-Blu's new music video: "Jesus & Jones" . The single is on iTunes.

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PASSAGE
: New Words
New words were admitted into the online dictionaries of the Oxford University Press based on how often they appear online and in the media


REMEMBRANCE
: Lauren Bacall
David Edelstein weighs in on the work of the legendary actress.


STEVE HARTMAN
: ALS
Steve Hartman reconnects with Chris Rosati, a man who has devoted the rest of his life to encouraging others to commit acts of kindness.


REMEMBRANCE
: Robin Williams
Correspondent Lee Cowan looks at the life and legacy of Robin Williams and why millions of people are mourning his loss.

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TRAVEL
: Postcard from Iceland
This summer marks the 40th anniversary of the completion of Iceland's Route 1 - better known as the Ring Road.


POLITICS
: Paul Ryan
Correspondent Richard Schlesinger profiles Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.), who talks about his political career, his thoughts on the country and his future.


CALENDAR
: Week of August 18
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead.


NATURE
: King's Canyon National Park in California
This week's moment in nature takes us to Fox Island Marsh in Wellfleet, Mass., on Cape Cod, where fiddler crabs are dining without a fox in sight.


RECAP: August 10

COVER STORY: Brought back from the dead
If the Titanic tragedy had taken place today, could any of the 1,500 passengers who died in the frigid waters of the North Atlantic be saved? The answer is undoubtedly yes.

Many doctors are now using "freezing" techniques to save or revive people near death, and sometimes even those who have already died. Tracy Smith reports on the latest advances in bringing people back from the brink.

The story was originally broadcast on April 27, 2014.

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CBS NEWS POLL: Americans' views on death
Opinions on dying, wills, burials, the afterlife, and how many believe they are going to hell.


ALMANAC: The Smithsonian
On August 10, 1846, President Polk signed a measure establishing the most American of American institutions.


ASTRONOMY: Starry, starry night
On most weekends, Ron Dilulio sings about the night sky at a Dallas nightclub. And he doesn't just croon about the moon -- it's also his real job, looking up at the moon and the stars, teaching astronomy and spreading the word about every Earth-bound star-gazer's worst enemy: Light pollution. Barry Petersen reports.

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MUSIC:
Pharrell Williams: "Happy and grateful"
In case you haven't noticed, Pharrell Williams is hot! Following his Grammy wins for last summer's hit "Get Lucky" and his Oscar-nominated song "Happy," this producer-singer-songwriter has solidified his standing as one of the most influential artists in the music industry today - and a fashion icon as well.

Anthony Mason catches up with Williams, a man of many talents (and one big hat)!

This story was originally broadcast on April 13, 2014.

WEB EXCLUSIVE VIDEO EXCERPTS:

Pharrell Williams: "My story is the averagestory"

Pharrell Williams on success: "I've been hoisted up" by others

Pharrell Williams on seeking purpose in music

Pharrell Williams on growing up in Virginia Beach

Pharrell Williams on meeting his Neptunes partner ChadHugo

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PASSAGE:
Smokey the Bear
Smokey celebrated his 70th birthday on Aug. 9.

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HARTMAN:
Sign company owner repays mentor in a big way


FASHION:
A very "highbrow" report
Whether plucking, waxing, threading, dyeing or drawing, Americans spend millions a year on their brows.

Faith Salie reports on our growing fascination over the eyebrow.

This story was originally broadcast on May 11, 2014.

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CBS NEWS POLL: Eyebrows - thick or thin? (pdf)


SUNDAY PROFILE: Pierce Brosnan
Back on screen in "The November Man," the former James Bond talks of a tough childhood, tragedy, and his Hawaiian Garden of Eden. Lee Cowan reports.

CBS NEWS POLL: Who was the best James Bond?

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OPINION:
Cooking is the answer
Chef and cookbook author Rocco DiDpirito says preparing your own meals will bring you better health and happiness (with recipes).

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CALENDAR: Week of August 11
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead.


TELEVISION: Smile! You're on "Candid Camera," again
For close to 70 years, the Funt family -- first Allen, and then his son, Peter -- have been devising ways to make us all laugh at ourselves. On Monday, the latest version of "Candid Camera," hosted by Mayim Bialik of "The Big Bang Theory," will debut on the TVLand Network, and correspondent Dean Reynolds got a preview.

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NATURE: Fiddler crabs (Video)
We leave you this "Sunday Morning" at Fox Island Marsh in Wellfleet, Mass., on Cape Cod . . . where fiddler crabs are dining.


RECAP: Aug. 3

HEADLINES: World health officials struggle to control Ebola outbreak (Video)
The first of two Americans infected in Africa with the Ebola virus arrived at a hospital in Atlanta Sunday, reports Vicente Arenas. Back in West Africa, the death toll from the outbreak has now climbed well above 700. Debora Patta reports from South Africa.


COVER STORY:
Bad sports: Violence by athletes off the field
The headlines are all too familiar: A millionaire athlete is accused of a heinous crime - assault, rape, even murder.

Such is the case involving South African track star Oscar Pistorius, known as the "blade runner" for the prosthetic legs he runs on after losing his legs in childhood. Pistorius is accused of murdering his model girlfriend, and the trial is set to conclude this week.

Is his case an aberration, or are athletes prone to violence because they can't leave their aggression on the playing field? Richard Schlesinger of "48 Hours" investigates.

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ALMANAC: The first crop dusting flight | Watch Video
On August 3, 1921, a new form of agriculture first took flight.


POSTCARD FROM JAPAN: Taiko drummers (Video)
Aside from occasional boatloads of tourists, Sado remains a lonely outpost, bucolic and distraction-free. Visitors come here for the island's dramatic coastline, lushly-forested mountains and quiet coastal villages. They also come for the drums - Taiko drumming, which is among Japan's most popular cultural icons.

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A SUMMER SONG:
Tori Amos on her latest feminist summons | Watch Video
As anyone who has reached the milestone knows, turning 50 is an event fraught with, well, just fraught! And for someone like singer-songwriter Tori Amos, who has sold millions of records writing incisive, cutting-edge songs about feminism, sexuality and religion, adding the complexities of aging to the mix creates all sorts of possibilities.

Elizabeth Palmer travels to Ireland for an at-home visit with one of the world's most provocative singer-songwriters, who talks about her latest album, "Unrepentant Geraldines," and of being a mother.

WEB EXTRA: Listen to streaming of Tori Amos' "Unrepentant Geraldines" by clicking on the player below.

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BY THE NUMBERS:
The American vacation | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" looks at how we spend our accrued days off -- if we spend them at all.


MO ROCCA:
Inside the secret world of the Freemasons | Watch Video
Mo Rocca parts the veil on the history and rituals of one of the world's oldest fraternal orders.

This report was originally broadcast on December 8, 2013.

WEB EXTRA: 9 things you didn't know about Freemasonry
A look at the rumors, fears and conspiracy theories sparked by the fraternal order's secrets and rituals

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HARTMAN:
Fly fishing shares a surprising secret (Video)
If fly fishing is a religion, Tom Morgan's fly-fishing rods are the holy grails, which is why we recently made a pilgrimage to meet the maker at his home outside Bozeman, Mont., where we learned this man - who may know more about fly fishing rods than anyone in the world - hasn't so much as held one since 1993.

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SUNDAY PROFILE:
Lee Grant on life beyond the Hollywood blacklist | Watch Video
For more than 50 years Lee Grant has been a familiar presence in movies, on television, and on stage. From her Oscar-winning portrayal in "Shampoo" opposite Warren Beatty, to other notable roles in films like "In the Heat of the Night" and "Valley of the Dolls," to her work on TV's "Peyton Place," Grant has certainly earned a place in Hollywood history.

But she played another part in real-life history: being blacklisted as a Communist sympathizer by the House Un-American Activities Committee, which prevented her from working for 12 years during what would have been the prime of her career.

Michelle Miller sits down with the ever-feisty Grant, author of "I Said Yes to Everything," for a look backward and forward at her long career as an actress, director, and documentary filmmaker.

VIEW GALLERY: Lee Grant

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Lee Grant and the fallout of the blacklist
Grant talks to Michelle Miller about forgetting her lines while appearing on Broadway with Peter Falk in the 1973 Neil Simon comedy, "The Prisoner of Second Avenue," and how it relates to her being blacklisted in the 1950s by the House Un-American Activities Committee.

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MOVIES:
Films for movie-loving couch potatoes | Watch Video
If you don't feel like going to the multiplex, critic David Edelstein suggests some VOD movies that will come to you.


CALENDAR: Week of August 4
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead


NATURE:
Lightning storm (Extended Video)
We leave you this "Sunday Morning" under stormy skies near the Black Mountains of Arizona.



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