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RECAP: December 28


HEADLINES:
Air Asia jetliner goes missing off Indonesia (Video)
Air Asia Flight 8501 disappeared from air traffic control screens shortly after departing Surabaya, Indonesia on Sunday morning, bound for Singapore. Correspondent Debora Patta breaks down what we know so far about the missing plane and the 162 people on board.


COVER STORY:
There's no excuse for a poor excuse | Watch Video
According to a recent CBS News poll, 85 percent of us think Americans use too many excuses. Should we stop trying to explain our mistakes?

Is honesty the best policy? Or do excuses actually work?

Susan Spencer finds out if there is a foolproof formula for making them effective.

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LOOK BACK: A look back: The top stories of 2014 | Watch Video
As we come to the end of 2014, Charles Osgood reviews some of the stories we'll remember.


OUR MAN IN PARIS: Inside Patrick Roger's chocolate workshop (Video)
Just outside Paris, Patrick Roger has been making 10 million pieces of chocolate for 20 years - not all of which are meant to be eaten. The chocolate artisan is recognized by the French government as one of the finest craftsman in his trade. David Turecamo reports.

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LOOK BACK: 2014's top music, books and movies (Video)
From Pharrell Williams' "Happy" to "Guardians of the Galaxy," these are the top music, movies, books, and online content of 2014.

FOR THE RECORD: The remarkable comeback of Foreigner's Mick Jones | Watch Video
Anthony Mason catches up with Mick Jones, founder of one of rock's most successful bands, Foreigner.

    Click here to listen to Mick Jones' intro to a live version of "Hot Blooded," from "The Best of Foreigner 4 & More" (Sony).

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    OPINION:
    Faith Salie shares her pet peeve on oversharing | Watch Video
    Contributor Faith Salie comments on the Word of the Year, "Overshare."

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    OBITUARIES:
    Hail and farewell to those we lost in 2014 | Watch Video
    Robin Williams . . . Philip Seymour Hoffman . . . Joan Rivers . . . Just some of the people who left us in the year gone by.

    As is our annual custom, this "Sunday Morning" - the last Sunday of 2014 - Charles Osgood says "Hail and Farewell" to some of the most curious and colorful characters who are gone, but certainly not forgotten.

    "Sunday Morning" would like to thank:

    • The family of Ralph Baer, for going the extra mile to bring Ralph Baer's inventions to our studio.
    • The family of Martin Litton, for their photographs.
    • Footage of Martin Litton shooting the Colorado Rapids came from Mark Fraser and James Fox's excellent documentary, "The Good Fight: The Martin Litton Story."
    • The Hagley Museum and Library, in Wilmington, Del., curators of the Stephanie Kwolek Collection, for their generosity and care; and to curator Debra Hughes, for going the extra mile to bring Kevlar to New York City.
    • The Strong Museum (also known as the National Museum of Play) in Rochester, N.Y., for their help in honoring Ralph Baer.
    • Jeff Dymowski and Creative Photographers, Inc. (Cpi Syndication) provided Phil Stern's memorable images.
    • The Thronateeska Heritage Center, in Albany, Ga., for Alice Coachman newspaper clips.
    • Footage of Boston Mayo Thomas Menino provided by David Burt and City Of Boston Cable.
    • Photos of Al Feldstein provided by DC Comics.
    • Thanks to Stourwater Pictures
    • And we would be remiss if we didn't thank Bill deCicco and Retro Video of Glendale, Calif., for their help and generosity every year in honoring the great musicians who died.



    SUNDAY PROFILE:
    Lucky Tony Danza | Watch Video
    Tony Danza became a TV sensation with two back-to-back sitcoms in the 1970s and '80s: "Taxi" and "Who's the Boss?" Now, he's taking a turn singing and dancing on Broadway, in the new musical, "Honeymoon in Vegas."

    Gayle King chats with Danza about growing up in Brooklyn, his days as a boxer, and life as a single guy in New York.

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    MOVIES: How will the flap over "The Interview" play out? | Watch Video
    Ben Tracy will be talking about the most talked-about movie of the month, the Seth Rogen-James Franco comedy, "The Interview," now playing at a number of movie theaters around the country, as well as online.

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    NATURE: The Mississippi River (Extended Video)
    This week's moment of nature takes you to the Mississippi - Old Man River - which just keeps rolling along.

    WEB EXTRA GALLERY: Florence Lawrence, the first movie star
    One of the bright lights of the early silent era, who died on Dec. 28, 1938, was the first actress promoted by name.


    RECAP: December 21


    HEADLINES:
    NYC mourns two police officers shot to death (Video)
    New York City is mourning the shooting deaths of two police officers killed in their patrol car in Brooklyn Saturday afternoon, by a gunman who later took his own life. The suspect may have targeted them as retribution for the chokehold death of Eric Garner in New York and for the Michael Brown police shooting case in Missouri. Mark Albert reports.


    WEB EXTRA: The story of modern Cuba (Video)
    At a dawn of a new era in U.S.-Cuba relations, discover the history of the island nation, from Cuban independence from Spain, to Fidel Castro's reign, to President Obama's recent diplomatic restoration. Adriana Diaz reports.


    COVER STORY:
    Christmas carolers share the holiday spirit
    'Tis the season for Christmas caroling! The tradition of a strolling band of singers going door-to-door dates back thousands of years. In these busy -- some might say more isolated -- times, the sight of neighbors walking the streets and singing for the sheer joy of the season has grown less common.

    But as Lee Cowan reports in our Cover Story, there are still places in America where the art of Christmas caroling is alive and well, for professionals and amateurs alike.

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    ALMANAC:
    When Nixon met Elvis | Watch Video
    On December 21, 1970, the president welcomed Elvis Presley to the Oval Office.

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    'TIS THE SEASON:
    Are your spinning skills good enough to play major league dreidel? (Video)
    Serena Altschul looks into a very nontraditional take on a Hanukkah tradition.

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    SUNDAY PROFILE:
    Bobby Flay's recipe for success | Watch Video
    We are without question living in the age of the celebrity chef, and few chefs have achieved the status and clout of Bobby Flay.

    His new restaurant, Gato, in New York City, is white-hot, with reservations (there and at his other establishments across the country) hard to come by. With his own TV show, books and cooking products, he is at the forefront of America's growing love affair with food.

    From shrimp to burgers to pizza, Flay loves to cook, as he shows our Tracy Smith.

    WEB EXCLUSIVE: Bobby Flay's "Sunday Morning" brunch
    The chef concocts a delightful menu featuring Frittata with Peppers and Onions, Orange Ricotta Pancakes, and Blood Orange Campari Mimosas

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    SWEETS:
    The history of candy canes | Watch Video
    How did the Christmas treat with the signature hook get its start?

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    HISTORY:
    The World War I Christmas truce | Watch Video
    The story of a Yuletide football match between British and German troops on the frontlines of battle is so good, it's still being told, embellished and re-lived 100 years later. Mark Phillips reports.

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    HARTMAN:
    What makes a 220-mile commute worth it? (Video)
    Ask Thurmond Alford about the sacrifice he made to stay near his loved ones. Alford travels seven hours each day for his dream job in Washington, D.C. Steve Hartman reports.


    SUNDAY PROFILE:
    A new chapter for Sienna Miller | Watch Video
    It comes as no surprise that Sienna Miller's stunning good looks led to early success as a model. But with her role as Alfred Hitchcock's obsession, Tippi Hedren, in "The Girl," and performances in "Layer Cake" and other films, she quickly proved her intelligence and versatility as an actress as well.

    Now with two new breakout roles in the acclaimed dramas "Foxcatcher" and "American Sniper" (opposite Bradley Cooper), 2014 may be the year that the world takes notice of Sienna Miller. Our Anthony Mason profiles a true rising star.

    GALLERY: Sienna Miller

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    BILL GEIST:
    Meet the "Gone With the Wind" superfans | Watch Video
    For "Windies," their love for the classic film -- now celebrating its 75th anniversary -- goes beyond mere obsession.

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    CALENDAR:
    Week of December 22 | Watch Video
    "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead.


    IN MEMORIAM:
    Remembering CBS News colleagues Emerson Stone and Richard Hottelet (Video)
    Charles Osgood tells us about the legacies that two CBS News colleagues have left behind. Emerson Stone spent 35 years as a writer, producer, executive and vice president in charge of news practices. Richard Hottelet was one of the "Murrow boys," setting the standard for radio reporting during World War II.


    OPINION:
    David Edelstein on hackers' chilling effect on movies | Watch Video
    Says Sony's decision to withhold "The Interview" only bolsters Hollywood's desire for dull, apolitical and safe films.


    OPINION:
    Ben Stein: Sony was prudent to scrap "The Interview" | Watch Video
    Says America should stop being humiliated, start getting serious about cybersecurity and hacking threats from N. Korea, China, Russia and others.


    MUSIC: Charles Osgood sings "White Christmas" (Video)
    Watch the host of "Sunday Morning" perform "White Christmas," Irving Berlin's great Christmas song written for the movie "Holiday Inn" with Bing Crosby.

    WEB EXCLUSIVE: Charles Osgood on the story of "White Christmas"


    NATURE:
    Nature: Montana's Glacier National Park (Extended Video)
    This week's moment in nature leaves us in Montana's Glacier National Park. Let it snow ... let it snow . . . let it snow.


    WEB EXCLUSIVE: Bill Flanagan on "A Change Is Gonna Come"
    Fifty years ago this week, Sam Cooke's song was posthumously released; it became an anthem for the civil rights movement.


    RECAP: December 14


    COVER STORY: The competitive world of eSports | Watch Video
    Video games are fast becoming the biggest thing in the entertainment world. With $68 billion in revenue, it's a bigger moneymaker than the music industry. And gamers are passionate: These days entire stadiums fill up with people who pay not to play, but to WATCH OTHER PEOPLE play video games. Why?

    Correspondent John Blackstone looks into the worldwide explosion of "eSports" and the athletes who play them.

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    ALMANAC:
    Nostradamus | Watch Video
    Born on December 14, 1503, the renowned author of prophecies could never have foreseen his long-lasting impact.


    FASHION:
    The history of Hermes (Video)
    'Tis the season for, among other things, shopping! Clothing is, of course, a go-to item during the holiday season, and when it comes to fashion one of the most iconic and historic names is Hermes.

    Rita Braver travels to the epicenter of the fashion world, Paris, for a behind-the-scenes look at the 180-year history of Hermes.

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    DANCE: Misty Copeland: Still proving herself | Watch Video
    Anthony Mason visits with Misty Copeland, the breakthrough star of the American Ballet Theatre and currently in "The Nutcracker," who says change is coming slowly to the world of classical dance.

    EXCERPT: Misty Copeland's "Firebird"
    The ABT ballerina's first children's book shows how to reach soaring heights through hard work and dedication.

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    PASSAGE:
    National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day | Watch Video
    What began as an embarrassment or joke is now a national institution.

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    HISTORY:
    Preserving our nation's film heritage | Watch Video
    In 1891 Thomas Edison, one of the pioneers of the motion picture camera, filmed a short sequence now known as the "Newark Athlete." That strip of celluloid is the oldest of the more than 1.5 million movies and TV shows stored in vast vaults cared for by the Library of Congress.

    From silent films and Hollywood classics through the Golden Age of television, the curators painstakingly maintain the archive as a time capsule of America as told through moving images.

    Martha Teichner goes underground for a look at what is nothing less than a national treasure.

    POLL: What favorite will be added to National Film Registry?

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    HARTMAN:
    Secret Santa saves Christmas (Video)
    On behalf of a wealthy donor, police officers in Kansas City, Missouri, gave away money to unsuspecting drivers. Steve Hartman reports.


    ART:
    "Big Eyes" and the eye-opening story of Margaret Keane | Watch Video
    Back in the 1960s, the images and paintings of Walter Keane, instantly recognizable by their subjects' large, haunting, eyes, were everywhere - on postcards, china plates, you name it. These "big eyes" images became known the world over, and Keane became a household name.

    But as it turned out, Keane was a fraud, taking all the credit for work that was actually done by his wife.

    Our Lee Cowan talks with Margaret Keane, the real artist behind the paintings, and with actress Amy Adams, who plays her in the new Tim Burton movie, "Big Eyes."

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    'TIS THE SEASON: Holiday gift ideas from Techno Claus 2014 | Watch Video
    David Pogue of Yahoo News offers his tech-gift suggestions for the ho-ho-holidays.


    CALENDAR:
    Week of December 15 | Watch Video
    "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead.


    'TIS THE SEASON:
    LEDs take skyscraper seasonal lighting to new heights (Video)
    Christmas lights may be inspired by the original Star of Bethlehem, but LED technology is pushing the bounds of skyscraper lighting to new heights, both for the holidays and year-round. Charles Osgood reports.

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    NATURE:
    Tundra swans at Conesus Lake (Extended Video)
    This week's moment in nature leaves us in the noisy company of tundra swans at Conesus Lake in upstate New York.


    RECAP: December 7


    HEADLINES: Inside the unsuccessful rescue mission of Luke Somers (Video)
    Two hostages held by al Qaeda militants have died after an unsuccessful American rescue mission in Yemen. David Martin reports.


    COVER STORY:
    Sandy Hook survivors: "We're at a tipping point" on gun laws | Watch Video
    It has been two years since the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., took the lives of 20 children and six educators on December 14, 2012. As the community struggles to heal, a group of teachers has gotten together to try to prevent tragedies like this from ever happening again.

    One of the ways, they feel, is to change the gun laws that allowed a troubled teen to get his hands on such a deadly weapon in the first place.

    In our Cover Story, Jane Pauley sits down with some of the heroic teachers who were able to save their students on that awful day, and who are now banding together to try to prevent similar tragedies in the future.

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    ALMANAC:
    Pearl Harbor | Watch Video
    On Dec, 7, 1941, naval and air forces of Japan attacked the U.S. Naval Base in Hawaii, bringing the nation into World War II.

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    FASHION:
    Verdura, jeweler to the stars (Video)
    What do Sarah Jessica Parker, Whoopi Goldberg, and fashion pioneer Coco Chanel have in common? They are all devotees of jewelry by Verdura. For 75 years the company founded by Italian Duke Fulco di Verdura has been producing stunning pieces that are stunning works of art as well as accessories.

    "CBS This Morning" anchor Norah O'Donnell takes us behind the scenes at Verdura for a close-up look at the unique gems, bracelets and necklaces that have continually captivated the fashion world.

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    SUNDAY PROFILE:
    The "gob-smacked" James Corden | Watch Video
    Mark Phillips introduces us to the actor and comedian who's the newest name in late-night TV.

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    PASSAGE:
    "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer"
    The longest-running Christmas TV special of all is marking its 50th year on air.

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    MOVIES:
    Cecil B. DeMille, showman of the movies | Watch Video
    When it comes to the Golden Age of Hollywood, fewer figures cast a longer shadow than Cecil B. DeMille. His name was synonymous with big-budget, over-the-top blockbusters with sweeping panoramas and "casts of thousands." From "Cleopatra" to "The Greatest Show on Earth" to "The Ten Commandments," DeMille set the gold standard for cinematic spectaculars.

    Rita Braver sits down with the famed director's granddaughter, Cecilia DeMille Presley, for a look back at his life and legacy.

    GALLERY: The spectacles of Cecil B. DeMille
    The consummate showman was behind such Hollywood epics as "The Ten Commandments" and "The Greatest Show on Earth."

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    HARTMAN:
    Fighting for the Christmas spirit (Video)
    Steve Hartman went on the road to Reading, Pa., to see what might be the saddest Christmas tree of all time, and to meet the man who saved it.


    SUNDAY PROFILE:
    Yusuf / Cat Stevens boards the "Peace Train" once again | Watch Video
    Back in the 1970s Cat Stevens was one of the biggest names in music. His hit songs, from "Peace Train" to "Wild World" and "Morning Has Broken," sold millions, and his tours were sell-out affairs around the world.

    Then, at the height of his fame, Stevens simply walked away from it all, becoming a Muslim and changing his name to Yusuf Islam.

    Now he's come full-circle, and for the first time since 1976 is embarking on a U.S. tour. Anthony Mason catches up with Yusuf, the man once known as Cat Stevens, to talk about his fame, his decision to leave music, and what brought him back.

    GALLERY: The musical journey of Yusuf / Cat Stevens
    The singer-songwriter evolved from a teenage pop star and international folk rock artist to a Muslim writing in Middle Eastern styles.

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    HOLIDAYS: The history of the Christmas wreath (Video)
    The evergreen wreath has been a symbol of Christmas for centuries, but its origin remains uncertain. Now wreaths are available in just about any material imaginable. Charles Osgood reports.


    CALENDAR:
    Week of December 8 | Watch Video
    "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead.


    OPINION:
    David Edelstein on the horror film you must see | Watch Video
    Our critic says "The Babadook," Jennifer Kent's seriously scary film from Australia, about a terror from deep, deep, deep inside.

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    NATURE:
    Hot springs of Yellowstone (Extended Video)
    This week's moment in nature takes us to Yellowstone National Park to see the billowing steam at Mammoth Hot Springs.


    RECAP: November 30

    COVER STORY: Giving, and giving back, via Make-A-Wish | Watch Video
    Thirty-five years ago, in Phoenix, Ariz., a seven-year-old boy was dying from leukemia. He had one last wish before he died: to become a police officer. His wish was granted, and as a result the Make-A-Wish Foundation was born.

    A quarter-million wishes later, the group is still making dreams come true for children across the country facing life-threatening illnesses.

    Our Lee Cowan meets members of the "dream team" that makes it all happen, and follows along with some of the children as they set off on their adventure of a lifetime.

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    ALMANAC: The Mason Jar | Watch Video
    On Nov. 30, 1858, a New Jersey inventor aided food preservation with his patent for a screw-top, air-tight jar


    BILL GEIST:
    A delicious slice of life (Video)
    Bill Geist travels to Pie Town, New Mexico, a town that's all about ... well, pies!

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    MUSIC: Holy pop relics: The Beatles' lyrics
    John Lennon and Paul McCartney are widely recognized as one of the greatest songwriting teams of all time. The list of their timeless classics is endless, from "Yesterday" to "Eleanor Rigby" to "A Day in a Life" and so many more.


    And all of them, at some point, began as hastily-scribbled lines on whatever piece of scrap paper happened to be handy -- an envelope, a sheet of hotel stationery, a child's birthday card.

    Mark Phillips sits down with Beatle friend and biographer Hunter Davies, who collected these now-priceless scraps of Beatles lyrics when John and Paul didn't need them any more, and put them on display at the British Library.

    GALLERY: The Beatles' original lyrics

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    PASSAGE: Mystery writer P.D. James | Watch Video
    "Sunday Morning:" remembers the legendary British author, who died this past week at age 94.

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    PERFORMANCE ART: Artist Marina Abramovic's body of work | Watch Video
    Marina Abramovic is a performance artist who alters an audience's view of time and space. Serena Altschul visits Abramovic's latest show, where blindfolded patrons make their way around an empty art gallery.

    She also visits the artist's house in upstate New York where Lady Gaga studied the "Abramovic Method."

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    HARTMAN: Is it okay to listen to country-western songs with your kids? (Video)
    Steve Hartman and his kids are hooked on country music thanks to Kix Brooks of Brooks and Dunn. The lyrics about hard drinking and other real-life issues have facilitated some hard, but useful conversations while on the road.

    Editor's Note: There has been some concern from viewers about the safety of the boys while riding in the vehicle. The boys were both in properly-installed child safety seats and the airbags were turned off. The truck does not have a backseat, and it is legal under N.Y. State law for children to ride in the front seat.


    Q&A: Chris Rock | Watch Video
    Chris Rock was just another struggling stand-up comic before getting his big break as a cast member on "Saturday Night Live."

    During the past 25 years, he went on to become one of the most successful and provocative comedians working today. Reviewing his popular HBO specials, Time Magazine called Rock "the funniest man in America."

    Mo Rocca catches up with Rock to talk about his life; his new film, "Top Five"; and how he manages to turn current social and political events into cutting-edge humor.

    WEB-EXCLUSIVE VIDEOS:

    Chris Rock: Stand-up comedy is "spooky"
    Comedian Chris Rock tells Mo Rocca that the basis of a stand-up comic's work - getting people's attention while talking about anything, or about nothing - is inherently odd.

    Chris Rock on whether good comics need rage
    Do stand-up comedians need be to be outraged to be funny? Chris Rock gives Mo Rocca his take.

    Chris Rock on his dad, and on being a dad
    The comedian and director Chris Rock talks to Mo Rocca about what his father did to protect him while growing up in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, and how things are different now when it comes to his own children.

    Chris Rock has a fan in Meryl Streep
    When Mo Rocca asked who he was surprised to learn is a fan of his, comedian Chris Rock revealed it to be an actress he's quite a fan of himself.

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    BATTLEFIELDS: The fight to reclaim America's battlefields | Watch Video
    Martha Teichner examines the state of America's historic battlefields and the fight to preserve them.

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    CALENDAR: Week of December 1 | Watch Video
    "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead.


    OPINION: Faith Salie says "get a grip" over spread of germs | Watch Video
    Faith Salie comments on shaking hands and the germs that come with it.


    NATURE:
    Wakulla Springs State Park (Extended Video)
    This week's moment in nature takes us to the Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park in Florida.


    RECAP: November 23, "The Food Issue"

    Our annual show dedicated to all things epicurean! Listen for the trumpet (and bring an appetite!).

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    RECIPES: Click here for recipes from "Sunday Morning"'s 2014 "Food Issue"


    COVER STORY: The future of food: Crushed bugs, chemical elixirs and apps | Watch Video
    What will we be eating in the future? David Pogue ‎reports that in the interests of efficiency and sustainability, people are turning to supercomputers, meals-in-a-glass, and bugs.

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    ART: Art that's delicious: Roger Rowley's fruit plates | Watch Video
    When Roger Rowley wanted his children to eat more fruit, he spent extra time making attractive arrangements on a blue bowl from his kitchen cabinet. Now, he photographs those plates of fruit and displays those images at a Moscow Idaho, art gallery. Martha Teichner visits.

    GALLERY: Fruit works of art

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    POSTCARD FROM JAPAN: How to survive Japanese culinary school (Video)
    Seth Doane visits the renowned Tsuji Culinary Institute in Osaka, Japan, and learns what makes this school's astonishingly high standards quintessentially Japanese.

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    SOUP TO NUTS: The next generation of Campbell's Soup (Video)
    In a three-part series, Susan Spencer of "48 Hours" looks at three classic American staples taking on new culinary twists.

    The first look is at Campbell's Soup, which is pouring in new flavors, from Creamy Thai, to Jazzy Jambalaya, to Chunky Beer and Cheese.

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    RESTAURANTS:
    Perusing menu options | Watch Video
    Menus have been gracing the tables of restaurants in this country for more than 200 years, and the New York Public Library has a collection of more than 47,000 menus which tell the story of eating out in America.

    Rita Braver talks with the curator of the collection, as well as a modern day "menu engineer," who helps restaurants get the most out of their menus.

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    MASTER CHEF: The mother of Chinese food in America (Video)
    Mo Rocca meets Cecilia Chiang, the woman who is credited with introducing Americans to authentic Chinese cuisine.

    WEB EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Authentic Chinese cooking from the master
    Cecilia Chiang tells Mo Rocca how she taught the comedian and culinary fan Danny Kaye how to cook.

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    SLOW COOKERS:
    What a Crock! (Video)
    Nancy Giles explores the wonders of modern "slow cooking."

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    • Our thanks to aspiring actor and chef Joe Ventricelli for his part in showing Nancy Giles how to use her Crock Pot
    • Our thanks to Audio Engine, N.Y.C., for their help


    CANNED FOODS: Spam spam spam spam lovely spam spam | Watch Video
    The canned meat, a staple for GIs during World War II, has become a beloved part of the Hawaiian diet, from burgers to sushi. Lee Cowan reports.

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    SOUP TO NUTS:
    The market for frozen foods is heating up | Watch Video
    Frozen food is suddenly hot, and it looks nothing like the TV dinners or cardboard pizza of decades past. Susan Spencer visits a New York City store where all the food is frozen, whose products range from Lobster Wellington to Duck Hot Dogs.

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    SUNDAY PROFILE:
    Patti LaBelle's cup runneth over
    Tracy Smith dishes with singer, avid cook, and bestselling cookbook author Patti LaBelle.

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    BEVERAGES:
    Cider: Bringing back a forgotten drink | Watch Video
    Faith Salie learns how hard apple cider is made and why it's become so cool.

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    SOUP TO NUTS:
    PB & Thai? A spicy take on an American classic | Watch Video
    A new line of flavored peanut butters, from spicy to dark chocolate, are on the market. Susan Spencer visits a sandwich shop dedicated to the stuff, and learns it can be mixed with more foods than you would ever have guessed.

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    OPINION: Jim Gaffigan on getting stuffed for Thanksgiving | Watch Video
    The comedian and author of "Food: A Love Story" discusses the depressing aspects of the holiday.

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    NATURE: Wild Turkeys in Oklahoma (Extended Video)
    This week's moment in nature takes us on a visit to the wild turkeys of Oklahoma.


    RECAP: November 16


    HEADLINES:
    ISIS video claims U.S. aid worker beheaded (Video)
    ISIS militants have released another video claiming to have beheaded American Peter Hassig. who was captured last year while providing medical aid in Syria. Charlie D'Agata reports.


    COVER STORY:
    Golden words: The motivational speaker industry
    Motivational speakers are talking, and a LOT of people are paying to listen. In this week's Cover Story, Tracy Smith sits down with bestselling author self-help author Dr. Wayne W. Dyer, and with Josh Shipp, founder of the Youth Speaker University, to explore the power, and profit, of the pep talk, and the multi-billion dollar world of motivational speaking.

    WEB EXTRA: Dr. Wayne Dyer's top 5 motivational speeches of all time
    The self-help author offers his favorite addresses aimed at elevating and moving an audience to action.

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    ALMANAC:
    The vacuum tube | Watch Video
    On November 16, 1904, British inventor John Ambrose Fleming patented an electronic receiver that revolutionized communications.


    THEATRE: Ann Roth's design for living | Watch Video
    For six decades Ann Roth has been designing costumes for stars of the stage and screen. A Tony Award- and Oscar-winner, she's considered the top of her craft, and a favorite of actors.

    Rita Braver takes us backstage with Roth, who at age 83 has three new shows on Broadway, including the hit revival, "A Delicate Balance," starring Glenn Close and John Lithgow.

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    SUNDAY PROFILE:
    Katey Sagal's first love
    Lee Cowan catches up with Katey Sagal, who has played memorable mothers in the TV shows "Married With Children" and "Sons of Anarchy," but has always wanted to be known as a singer.

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    PASSAGE:
    The Philae comet landing | Watch Video
    The European Space Agency completed a 10-year mission to land a probe on the surface of a comet 300M miles from Earth.


    ANIMALS:
    A dog's life: Meet University of Georgia mascot Uga | Watch Video
    Martha Teichner takes the field at the University of Georgia with one of the football team's biggest stars -- their bulldog mascot Uga, who gives new meaning to being treated "like a dog."

    WEB EXTRA GALLERY: Lovable (and lovably bizarre) college sports mascots

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    HARTMAN:
    Former football player turns to farming (Video)
    Jason Brown, one of the best centers in the NFL, quit football to be a plain ol' farmer, even though he'd never farmed a day a in his life. Thanks to Youtube and some good advice from other farmers in Louisburg, North Carolina, this week Jason finished harvesting his first five-acre plot of sweet potatoes. Steve Hartman has more on this story.


    SUNDAY PROFILE:
    Mark Ruffalo on going for broke | Watch Video
    Actor Mark Ruffalo, who stars in the upcoming film "Foxcatcher," talks to Anthony Mason about his career, his childhood, and the loss of his brother.

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    OPINION:
    Scott Strazzante on finding "Common Ground" | Watch Video
    The Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist on how two families' common bond extends to the Earth, and to us all.

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    CALENDAR:
    Week of November 17 | Watch Video
    "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead.


    MOVIES:
    Get real! David Edelstein celebrates documentary films | Watch Video
    The "Sunday Morning" critic offers his picks from the recent explosion of non-fiction films that will rock your world.

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    NATURE:
    Caddo Lake, Texas (Extended Video)
    This week's moment in nature takes us to the Texas side of Caddo Lake, which straddles the border with Louisiana.


    RECAP: November 9

    HEADLINES: Last two Americans held by North Korea released (Video)
    Kenneth Bae and Matthew Miller, detained in North Korea, have arrived back in the U.S. The Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, secured their release in a secret mission to Pyongyang. Margaret Brennan reports.


    COVER STORY:
    Bush 43 on Bush 41 | Watch Video
    In a two-part interview to air on CBS' "Sunday Morning" and "Face the Nation," President George W. Bush tells CBS News' chief Washington correspondent Bob Schieffer that he was surprised to learn Saddam Hussein did not believe he would take military action in 2003.

    Mr. Bush talks with Schieffer about his new book, in which he discusses his relationship with his father, President George H.W. Bush; the decision to send troops into Iraq; and other topics.

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    ALMANAC: Limelight | Watch Video
    On Nov. 9, 1825, Scottish inventor Thomas Drummond successfully tested a white-hot incandescent illumination.


    ART: A treasure hunt for undiscovered American artists | Watch Video
    It's an unusual art hunt, one that launched two men -- emissaries from the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, founded by Alice Walton, the Wal-Mart heiress -- on a nine-month road trip across the U.S.

    Their mission: To find undiscovered artists across the country, to showcase in a one-of-a-kind, contemporary art show in America's heartland.

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    TV: Watch what happened to Andy Cohen | Watch Video
    Forty-six-year-old Andy Cohen is the Peter Pan of late-night television. If, by some chance, you've never heard of him, he's the host of "Watch What Happens Live" on Bravo TV, a talk show sorely in need of adult supervision. He's also responsible for the "Real Housewives" reality series.

    So where did he get his start in television? As a 21-year-old intern for CBS News correspondent Erin Moriarty, who visits Cohen for a "Sunday Morning" profile.

    WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Andy Cohen on Joan Rivers
    The Bravo TV host tells correspondent Erin Moriarty about what comedienne Joan Rivers meant to him growing up, and about a "Judge Judy"-type reality TV series, "What's Your Problem?," that the two were pitching shortly before she died in September.

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    PASSAGE: Toy Hall of Fame | Watch Video
    This week classic toys were inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame, at the Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, N.Y. Out of all the nominated toys, what made the cut?


    GEIST: By a whisker: The sport of bearding (Video)
    You've no doubt noticed that beards are everywhere you look these days, from the meticulously-groomed stubble on GQ models, to bewhiskered athletes and movie stars. In this bearded age it was probably inevitable that someone would stage a beard Olympics

    Bill Geist visited Portland, Ore., where everything is a little bit different -- including the downtown parade that recently honored hundreds of spectacular beards and the men who wear them.

    WEB GALLERY: Masters of competitive bearding
    A gallery of contestants from the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships in Portland, Ore., captured by photographer Greg Anderson.

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    HARTMAN: Lauren Hill's dream fulfilled (Video)
    Perhaps you remember Steve Hartman's story from a few weeks back about Lauren Hill, a terminally-ill basketball player with an all-consuming passion -- and not much time. This morning, he has two follow-up reports about the night of a lifetime.


    SUNDAY PROFILE: Jon Stewart on politics, family and "Rosewater" | Watch Video
    Comedian Jon Stewart has built a career skewering elected officials on his late-night satirical news show, but he doesn't like interviewing politicians.

    In fact, the host of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" tells Mo Rocca he despises interviewing politicians, "as most sentient creatures, I think would."

    Rocca, a former correspondent on Stewart's show, talks with the comic about his satire, and about "Rosewater," the new feature film drama he wrote and directed about the imprisonment in Iran of Newsweek journalist Maziar Bahari.

    Stewart also opens up about his wife Tracey and their two children. Asked where he'd be without her, Stewart says he'd be "much unhappier."

    WEB EXTRA VIDEOS:

    Jon Stewart: How raising kids is like running a small business
    The "Daily Show" host talks to correspondent Mo Rocca about the impact of having children, and what it means to be a hero.

    Jon Stewart on the corrupting force of money in politics
    The "Daily Show" host talks to correspondent Mo Rocca about disingenuous politicians who refuse to buy that money corrupts the election process.

    Jon Stewart on his parents' divorce
    The "Daily Show" host talks to correspondent Mo Rocca about the impact of his parents' separation when he was nine years old.

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    ANNIVERSARY: 25 years after the Berlin Wall fell | Watch Video
    On the night of November 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall stopped being a barrier -- and became the biggest party in the world.

    The moment had been a dream for decades, and everyone in Berlin that night knew this was grand history in the making.

    Correspondent Elizabeth Palmer revisits the site when the Wall fell.


    CALENDAR: Week of November 10 | Watch Video
    "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead.


    HARTMAN: Meet the team that moved their game to let Lauren Hill play (Video)
    In the opening seconds of her first college basketball game, Mount St. Joseph University freshman Lauren Hill made the shot heard 'round the world. The story of her terminal brain cancer and her celebration in spite of it has been told all over the globe. But while most news cameras were focused on the celebration at center court, or the crowd of 10,000 cheering fans, our cameraman noticed something else remarkable. Steve Hartman reports.


    BY THE NUMBERS:
    "Face the Nation" | Watch Video
    "Sunday Morning" looks back at TV's second-longest-running program


    NATURE:
    Sandhill Cranes (Extended Video)
    We leave you this Sunday with the sight and sound of Sandhill Cranes, at the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in New Mexico.

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    RECAP: November 2

    COVER STORY: Play it by ear: Baseball for the blind | Watch Video
    It is often said that hitting a baseball is one of the most difficult feats in all of sports. So just imagine hitting a baseball totally blind. It sounds impossible, but that is exactly what happens in beep baseball.

    Players are partially or totally visually-impaired, so the softball-size ball emits a loud beeping sound, allowing batters to time the swing and connect, and for fielders to find the ball.

    While San Francisco cheers the Giants' capture of the Major League World Championship this past week, Mark Strassmann introduces you to another team of champs, at the National Beep Baseball Association's World Series.

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    ALMANAC:
    The 1st cheerleader | Watch Video
    On Nov. 2, 1898, University of Minnesota football fan Johnny Campbell became America's first widely-acknowledged "yell leader."


    FASHION: Basic black - The fashion of mourning attire | Watch Video
    Now that we've safely made it through another Halloween ...

    Martha Teichner takes us on a tour of a new exhibit at New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art, which explores what was expected of Victorian-Era widows.

    WEB GALLERY: Fashion of mourning


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    Q & A:
    Lisa Kudrow on the science of comedy | Watch Video
    As Phoebe, the ditzy, animal-loving vegetarian on the hit TV show "Friends," Lisa Kudrow established her place in the pantheon of great TV characters. After the show ended its 10-year run in 2004, Kudrow branched out, and now - as an actor, writer and producer - she is busier than ever.

    From her role as executive producer of the ancestry-based "Who Do You Think You Are," to the Showtime series "Web Therapy" and her returning HBO show, "The Comeback," Kudrow is making her mark on- and off-screen.

    Our Lee Cowan catches up with Kudrow and finds out what more is in store.

    WEB GALLERY: Notable alumni of the Groundlings improv troupe

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    SUNDAY MILEPOST:
    The most politically-polarized places in America | Watch Video
    Livability.com determined the 10 Best Places to Live for Liberals, Conservatives and Centrists.


    DANCE:
    A Marine's story told through ballet | Watch Video
    As a teenager Colin Wolfe, a talented and dedicated ballet dancer, had put up with some teasing for his passion, but the teasing stopped the day after he graduated high school, when the 18-year-old joined the Marines.

    When Colin was killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq in 2006, his fellow Marines had no idea he had ever been a dancer. But as David Martin tells us in his powerful report, members of his unit will be in the audience when a new ballet based on Colin's life is performed for the first time, featuring Colin's mother, artistic director of the Manassas Ballet Theatre in Manassas, Va.

    VIDEO PREVIEW: A Marine trained in ballet
    Amy Wolfe, mother of a young Marine killed in Iraq in 2006, talks about how the athleticism of her son's ballet training shaped his ability to serve in the armed forces.

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    HARTMAN:
    Texas boy's "Before-I-go-blind" bucket list (Video)
    Nine-year-old Ben Pierce, of Denton, Texas, is not blind - at least not yet. But he suffers from a condition that is slowly stealing his sight, and so he is on a mission. Steve Hartman reports.


    SUNDAY PROFILE:
    Bradley Cooper transformed by "The Elephant Man" | Watch Video
    Bradley Cooper is without a doubt one of the hottest names in Hollywood. Perhaps best known for his comedic turn in the blockbuster "Hangover" series, Cooper showed his versatility with Oscar-nominated performances in "Silver Linings Playbook" and "American Hustle."

    Now Cooper is taking on perhaps his biggest acting challenge yet, in the lead role of "The Elephant Man" on Broadway.

    Our Serena Altschul, who first visited with Cooper two years ago, catches up with him during rehearsals, and finds out why, for Cooper, "The Elephant Man" is the role of a lifetime.

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    COMMENTARY:
    Nancy Giles to voters: Don't flunk the midterms | Watch Video
    Our "Sunday Morning" contributor says Americans who fail to cast ballots in Congressional races will be failing their country.


    CALENDAR:
    Week of November 3 | Watch Video
    "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead.


    POLITICS:
    A political rogue returns to the campaign trail | Watch Video
    Mo Rocca introduces us to a man who is both loved and reviled in Providence, R.I.: former mayor and convicted felon Buddy Cianci, now running for re-election.

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    NATURE:
    Devil's Playground (Extended Video)
    We leave you this Sunday after Halloween among the rock formations of Devil's Playground in Utah ...


    RECAP: October 26


    HEADLINES: Marysville grapples with aftermath of school shooting (Video)
    Once again, an American town is grappling with the painful aftermath of a deadly shooting rampage in a school. Carter Evans has the latest from Marysville, Wash.


    COVER STORY:
    McDonald's CEO Don Thompson is still lovin' it | Watch Video
    Don Thompson took the reins at McDonald's two years ago, as its first African-American CEO. His charge: to make the Golden Arches golden again.

    With 35,000 restaurants in more than 100 countries, there's no denying McDonald's' influence. It affects everything from agriculture to animal welfare to food safety.

    But when it comes to the man responsible for it all, Thompson doesn't think of himself as the head of an iconic brand. He sees himself as the same guy who started on the grill on those years ago. Correspondent Lee Cowan reports.

    WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Inside the archives of McDonald's
    Mike Bullington, senior archives manager at the McDonald's Corporation, gives correspondent Lee Cowan a tour of artifacts from the company's history, including the very first Ronald McDonald costume.

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    ALMANAC: The Erie Canal | Watch Video
    On October 26, 1825, America charted a new course to the West with the opening of the New York State waterway.

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    RELIGION:
    How we see heaven and hell | Watch Video
    Do we go anywhere after we die, and if so, where? Two-thirds of Americans believe in heaven and hell, and most of us agree on what heaven and hell look like. Heaven is up (with angels and puffy clouds), and hell is down (full of fire and torment).

    But what is the source of those visions? Is it Biblical? Correspondent Martha Teichner takes a journal through heaven and hell this "Sunday Morning."

    GALLERY: View a history of Western artists' depictions of Christian views of the afterlife

    CBS NEWS POLL: Americans' views on death

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    Q & A:
    Garrett Morris | Watch Video
    As one of the original cast members of "Saturday Night Live," Garrett Morris holds a rightful place in TV history. His comedic turn as Dominican baseball player Chico Escuela, whose catch-phrase "Baseball been berra berra good to me," is one of the all-time greats.

    These days Morris is making a splash again as the wise-cracking cashier on the hit CBS comedy, "2 Broke Girls." Rita Braver catches up with Morris for a look back at his remarkable life and career.

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    PASSAGE:
    Oscar de la Renta, Ben Bradlee and Frank Mankiewicz | Watch Video
    "Sunday Morning" remembers three figures who stood out in the areas of fashion, journalism and politics.


    HISTORY:
    The spectres of America's ghost towns | Watch Video
    Next Friday is Halloween, of course, and what better way to kick off the celebration than by paying a visit to a real life ghost town? Believe it or not, there are numerous ghost towns dotting the American landscape -- former gold rush and mining towns in Colorado, California and other states that still hold haunting echoes of the past.

    Barry Peterson takes us to towns with names like Bodie and Bonanza, where the population is zero (at least among the living!).

    GALLERY: Ghost towns of America

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    HARTMAN:
    Girl with terminal cancer living for basketball (Video)
    Nineteen-year-old Lauren Hill, who started playing basketball in 6th grade and immediately fell in love with the game, is literally living for the game. Steve Hartman reports.


    WORLD WAR II:
    Benedict Cumberbatch, Alan Turing and Enigma | Watch Video
    If you are not familiar with the name Alan Turing, he was in many ways a World War II hero of the first order -- the genius who helped the British crack the Germans' top-secret "Enigma" code, and in the process saved countless thousands of lives.

    Our Anthony Mason visits with actor Benedict Cumberbatch to talk about his role as Turing in "The Imitation Game," a new film recounting Turing's heroic (and tragic) life story.

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    HOLIDAYS:
    Rocco DiSpirito: Caramel apples a healthy Halloween treat | Watch Video
    The celebrity chef says preparing an alternative to candy is no big trick.

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    TECHNOLOGY:
    Protecting your afterlife in the digital realm | Watch Video
    David Pogue shows us ways to keep your virtual self alive online after the real you is gone.

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    CALENDAR:
    Week of October 27
    "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead.


    NATURE:
    Bats of Vermont (Extended Video)
    This week's moment in nature takes us to a Vermont cave full of bats.


    RECAP: October 19

    HEADLINES: Human remains found in Hannah Graham search (Video)
    Police said a search team seeking clues for a missing 18-year-old college student found human remains while combing an abandoned property just outside of Charlottesville, Va. Officials cautioned against jumping to conclusions, but they called the find a significant development. Julianna Goldman reports.


    COVER STORY:
    Aging in America: Stuck in the middle | Watch Video
    There are currently about 40 million Americans over the age of 65, and those over 80 are the fastest-growing segment of our population. The good news is we're living longer, healthier lives. But it's not all good news: fully 70 percent of Americans over age 65 will need long-term care of some kind, whether at home or in a healthcare facility, and that care is time-consuming and expensive.

    Increasingly it's not uncommon for a child to spend years, and their life savings, to care for aging parents.

    In our Cover Story Rita Braver reports on a group of seniors who have banded together and found a way to make their golden years not just affordable, but truly "golden."

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    ALMANAC:
    Auguste Lumiere, father of cinema | Watch Video
    The film-making pioneer, who with his brother first publicly exhibited movies, was born on October 19, 1862

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    WALKING TOUR:
    Baltimore's painted screens (Video)
    Jan Crawford explores a unique folk art tradition going back 100 years -- once seen on nearly every row house in the working class neighborhoods of Baltimore, Md. -- as artists today once again embrace the tradition of painted window screens, an authentic connection to the city's past.

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    EBOLA:
    Should we be worried? | Watch Video
    CBS News senior medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook on the facts about the outbreak in West Africa, and how to deal with it in America.


    SPORTS:
    Pete Rose still hopes for baseball's forgiveness
    As any sports fan can tell you, on the field Pete Rose was one of the greatest baseball players in history. He has more hits than anyone who ever played the game -- not Babe Ruth, not Lou Gehrig, not Ty Cobb, Ted Williams or Derek Jeter ever achieved what he has.

    But there's another distinction about Rose that none of those greats could, or would, boast of: he has been banned for life from the game he loves for gambling on games while he was a manager.

    Our Lee Cowan spends some time with the baseball legend for an emotional, revealing look at his legacy on and off the field.

    TAKE OUR POLL: Should Pete Rose be in the Hall of Fame?

    WEB VIDEO PREVIEW: Pete Rose: "I'll get into the Hall of Fame"

    WEB VIDEO PREVIEW: Pete Rose: "I screwed up"

    WEB VIDEO PREVIEW: Fay Vincent on Pete Rose: "It's pathetic"

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    PASSAGE:
    Tim Hauser
    "Sunday Morning" remembers the founder of the Grammy-winning vocal troupe, The Manhattan Transfer, who died Thursday of cardiac arrest.


    HARTMAN:
    Two hearts on the mend (Video)
    Traditional medicine can do wonders when it comes to saving lives. But when it comes to making those lives worth living, sometimes patients need a little more. Steve Hartman reports.

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    Q&A:
    Just who is Danny Aiello? | Watch Video
    Veteran actor Danny Aiello will be the first to tell you he's lived a charmed life. The Italian-American son of a seamstress and a laborer, Aiello joined the Army at 16 and then worked as a Greyhound bus dispatcher, among other odd jobs, before finding his calling as an actor.

    With memorable roles in such films as "Bang the Drum Slowly," "Moonstruck," "The Godfather: Part II," "Do the Right Thing," "The Purple Rose of Cairo" and countless others, Aiello has earned his reputation as one of the most talented and professional actors working today.

    But, as he tells our Tracy Smith in an intimate profile, off-camera he's still trying to figure out who the real Danny Aiello is when he's not in character.

    WEB EXTRA: Read an excerpt from Danny Aiello's memoir, "I Only Know Who I Am When I Am Somebody Else"

    WEB VIDEO PREVIEW: Danny Aiello, bus announcer

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    COMMENTARY:
    Ben Stein: Time for U.S. to pay ransom to terrorists | Watch Video
    Recent brutal acts in the Middle East, and our government's policy for dealing with them, are weighing on the mind of our contributor Ben Stein.

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    CALENDAR:
    Week of October 20
    "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead

    WEB EXTRA GALLERY: Four Cubist masters at the Met
    Works by Picasso, Leger, Braque and Gris, from the Leonard A. Lauder Collection, debut at NYC's Metropolitan Museum of Art.


    MUSIC:
    Arcade Fire: Determined to be like something else | Watch Video
    In just a few short years the eclectic rock band Arcade Fire has gone from having a small but adoring fan base, to selling out huge arenas.

    In 2011 their album "The Suburbs" won the coveted Grammy Award for Best Album of the Year, and since then the band has continued to grow into a critical and commercial success.

    Our Anthony Mason carries a backstage pass to head out on tour with the members of Arcade Fire, one of the most original and innovative bands in recent memory.

    WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Music is a "family thing" for Arcade Fire
    Win and William Butler talk to Anthony Mason about growing up in a home filled with music, and how younger brother Will apprenticed for his older brother's band, eventually becoming a member of Arcade Fire.

    WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Arcade Fire: "We played really hard"
    Brothers Win and William Butler of the eclectic Canadian rock band Arcade Fire talk to Anthony Mason about connecting with their audiences at their early shows, by playing "as loud and as hard" as they could in the midst of the crowds.

    WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Arcade Fire's Regine Chassagne on an early gig
    Regine Chassagne, of the Canadian band Arcade Fire, tells Anthony Mason about an early experience singing bossa nova in the refrigerated aisle at a grocery store opening.

    WEB EXTRA GALLERY: Arcade Fire
    The eclectic and highly theatrical band from Canada blends musical influences as varied as hard rock, bossa nova, French chanson, rara and punk.

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    NATURE:
    Fall colors (Extended Video)
    We leave you this "Sunday Morning" among the autumn leaves near Milan, New Hampshire.

    WEB EXTRA GALLERY: Fall foliage 2014
    Autumn colors decorate landscapes across the globe,


    RECAP: October 12

    COVER STORY: Just a coincidence, or a sign? | Watch Video
    How many times in your life have you said that? We've all experienced the strange, seemingly chance meetings or incidents that defy the odds and make us wonder if they are really random, or whether perhaps destiny or a higher power is involved.

    In our Cover Story, Susan Spencer of "48 Hours" talks with some people who have had coincidences that are almost TOO incredible to be true, yet are!

    She also chats with researchers trying to figure out exactly what these coincidences mean, if they mean anything at all.

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    ALMANAC:
    The conscientious objector | Watch Video
    On October 12, 1945, Cpl. Desmond Doss, a Seventh Day Adventist, received the Congressional Medal of Honor for his service as an unarmed medic in WWII.


    BOOKS: Madeline, the Everygirl who never grows old | Watch Video
    "In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines, lived 12 little girls in two straight lines..."

    As generations of readers young and old can tell you, those are the opening lines to the many stories featuring Madeline, one of the most beloved children's characters of all times. Madeline is a feisty little girl who lives in a French boarding school but spends very little time in the classroom -- instead, she heads out on adventures that for decades have captivated fans around the world.

    On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the publication of Ludwig Bemelmans' first book, contributor Faith Salie looks back at the ongoing appeal of the little girl known as Madeline.

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    FOR THE RECORD: The revealing Sam Smith | Watch Video
    Anthony Mason travels to England to visit with a rising star, Sam Smith, whose song, "Stay With Me," has been dominating the charts.

    WEB EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Sam Smith on his singing roots
    The singer-songwriter tells Anthony Mason that he used to sing during his morning commute to school in the car with his mother.

    WEB EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Sam Smith doesn't want to be pigeonholed

    The "Stay With Me" singer tells Anthony Mason he wants the freedom to do what he wants -- which may someday include a rock album.

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    PASSAGE:
    Jan Hooks (Video)
    The "Saturday Night Live" alum, who was part of the comedy troupe from 1986 to 1991, died this week after a long illness at her home in New York. She was 57. Charles Osgood reports.


    BIOGRAPHIES: Walter Isaacson on the traits of "Innovators" | Watch Video
    His biography of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was the bestselling book of 2011. Now author and journalist Walter Isaacson has returned to the high-flying world of tech geniuses in his new book, "The Innovators."

    In it he moves beyond Jobs to look at the other visionaries and dreamers who created the computer and Internet revolution. Who invented the computer? What made them succeed? What traits did it take?

    Our Rita Braver catches up with Isaacson for a fascinating look at the geniuses who did nothing less than change the world.

    WEB EXCLUSIVE: Book excerpt from "The Innovators"
    Read the introduction to Walter Isaacson's story of the "hackers, geniuses and geeks" who created the digital revolution.

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    HARTMAN:
    Beautiful music at a retirement home (Video)
    Inside the Judson Manor retirement community in Cleveland, Ohio, they have about 100 senior residents, and a 24-year-old music student who - in exchange for free rent - is making some very beautiful music. Steve Hartman reports.

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    SUNDAY PROFILE:
    Michael Keaton takes wing in "Birdman"| Watch Video
    Michael Keaton first caught our attention with his manic brand of humor back in the early 1980s, in films like "Night Shift" and "Mr. Mom." But during the next 30 years Keaton proved himself to be one of the most surprising and versatile actors of his generation, with roles in such varied films as "Beetlejuice," "Batman," "Clean and Sober," "Multiplicity," and many more.

    Now he's getting rave reviews for his new film, "Birdman," and our Lee Cowan heads to Keaton's 1,000-acre Montana ranch for an up-close-and-personal visit with this unique and inventive actor.

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    COMMENTARY: Reza Aslan and the shouting match of religion | Watch Video
    Our "Sunday Morning" contributor says our identification with belief systems is about more than just faith.

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    CALENDAR: Week of October 13
    "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead.


    HISTORY: Kennewick Man, an ambassador from the past | Watch Video
    Chip Reid introduces us to a long-lost relative -- as in, 9,000 years.

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    NATURE: Kure Beach in North Carolina (Extended Video)
    This week's moment in nature takes us to a pond near Kure Beach in North Carolina, where alligators lurk.


    RECAP: October 5

    COVER STORY: Mandatory minimum sentencing: Injustice served? | Watch Video
    When his teenage daughter and her boyfriend were fighting, Lee Wollard fired a warning shot into a wall to scare the young man away. She was safe. But then Wollard was convicted of shooting into a building with a firearm, aggravated assault and child endangerment, and sentenced to 20 years in a Florida state prison.

    The judge said he had no choice: mandatory minimum sentencing laws tied his hands.

    Correspondent Erin Moriarty of "48 Hours" looks as the issue of mandatory-minimum laws and what they mean for prosecutors, judges and defendants, including first-time offenders who are locked away for decades regardless of the circumstances of their crimes.

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    ALMANAC:
    The Dalai Lama | Watch Video
    On October 5, 1989, the political and spiritual leader of the people of Tibet was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

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    WORLD:
    A toast to cork! (Video)
    High in the mountains of Portugal's Algarve region, correspondent Martha Teichner finds herself in what feels like a misty, magic forest, where giant cork trees grow. Portugal produces 65 percent of the world's cork supply, exporting a staggering 12 billion corks a year. But before 2000, nine out of every 10 wine bottles was sealed with a cork; now it's down to around 7, thanks to plastic and screwtops.

    Teichner visits a fourth-generation cork manufacturer to discover the ages-old traditions of producing corks.

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    FROM-PAGE-TO-SCREEN:
    A talk with "Gone Girl" author Gillian Flynn | Watch Video
    The writer says she is fascinated by dark, even violent female characters because how women express aggression and anger "just seemed to not be talked about."

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    PASSAGE:
    Born from a transplanted womb | Watch Video
    A medical first this week that holds the promise of helping thousands of women around the world.


    BROADWAY:
    Actors dish on the drama backstage | Watch Video
    Lesley Stahl sits down with the cast of the revival of Terrence McNally's comedy, "It's Only a Play," to learn what goes on backstage of a Broadway production, and what actors REALLY think of critics' reviews.

    So come backstage with Stockard Channing, F. Murray Abraham, Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Megan Mullally, Micah Stock and Rupert Grint for a peek behind the stage curtains.

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    HARTMAN:
    Pennsylvania nurse goes above and beyond the call of duty (Video)
    Sometimes in the darkest of hours, exactly the right person to deal with our hardship just happens to appear. Steve Hartman meets a Pennsylvania woman who - soon after being diagnosed with cancer - claims to have seen an angel.


    MUSIC:
    Billy Idol still has the swagger | Watch Video
    Best known for his MTV-friendly hits like "Dancing with Myself," "Rebel Yell" and "White Wedding," rocker Billy Idol's long and varied career has been a wild ride.

    Today he's still going strong, and still refusing to let go of his bad-boy image or lifestyle despite the fact that he's 58 years old and the father of two.

    On the eve of Idol's new tour, a new album, and a new autobiography, our Tracy Smith hits the road with the rock idol for an unvarnished look back on a lifetime of sex, drugs, and mostly rock 'n' roll.

    WEB EXCLUSIVE: Read an excerpt from Billy Idol's new autobiography, "Dancing With Myself"

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    COMMENTARY:
    Luke Burbank on gamers and the game we should play | Watch Video
    Our "Sunday Morning" contributor says the opportunity to watch others play video games or interact in virtual worlds ignores the very real game we all live in.

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    CALENDAR:
    Week of October 6
    "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead


    SUNDAY JOURNAL:
    Tensions remain high in Hong Kong (Video)
    Though pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong have agreed to take down some of their barricades, their struggle against the central Chinese government in Beijing continues. Seth Doane reports.


    NATURE:
    California Sea Lions (Extended Video)
    This week's moment in nature takes us among the California Sea Lions at Seal Rock in Pebble Beach.


    RECAP: Sept. 28

    HEADLINES: George Clooney ties the knot in Venice (Video)
    Hollywood's "Most Eligible Bachelor" wed Amal Alamuddin, a human rights lawyer, at a private ceremony in Venice, Italy. Charlie D'Agata reports.

    COVER STORY: How Sunday night became quality TV's prime time
    The "Golden Age of Television" often refers to those early years when shows like "The Honeymooners," "The Twilight Zone" and other classics ruled the airwaves.

    But today a new generation of crowd-pleasers, from "Game of Thrones" and "The Good Wife" to "Downton Abbey," have critics and audiences alike talking about a New Golden Age, in which Sunday night is the night that shines brightest.

    In our Cover Story Tracy Smith looks at some of our favorite TV shows, and why Sunday night is now truly prime time.

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    ALMANAC:
    The discovery of penicillin | Watch Video
    On September 28, 1928, an accident in the lab of Scottish bacteriologist Alexander Fleming revolutionized medicine.

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    DANCE:
    The timeless allure of swing dancing
    Swing dancing has captured our hearts for nearly a century. Michelle Miller takes a look at the infectious dance craze that's sweeping the nation anew; and also sits down with the Queen of Swing, 94-year-old Norma Miller, who shows her a thing or two about why this dance has lasted for so long.

    WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Dance lessons from masters of swingCorrespondent Michelle Miller gets some tips on swing dancing, including a signature Lindy hop move known as an aerial, from the "Queen of Swing," 94-year-old Norma Miller, and Chazz Young, son of the man who invented many classic swing dance moves in the 1930s, Frankie Manning.

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    SPORTS:
    Meet the First Family of drag racing (Video)
    Imagine driving a car that can go from zero to 300 m.p.h. in under four seconds. There's nothing "funny" about it, but that's exactly what National Drag Racing Association champion John Force has been doing for years as a "funny car" driver.

    And what's more, he's passed down his need for speed to his three daughters - Courtney, Ashley and Brittany - who are top drag racers as well.

    Lee Cowan puts the pedal to the metal for a thrilling ride with the members of the First Family of Drag Racing, the Forces.

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    BILL GEIST:
    Look who's talking (Video)
    Edgar Bergen & Charlie McCarthy were one of the most famous comic duos of all time. It hardly mattered that one of them was a dummy (literally). Bergen was, of course, a pioneering ventriloquist, and now more than a half-century after he helped popularize the art form, a new generation is learning to let their dummies do the talking.

    Our Bill Geist heads to the annual ventriloquists convention outside Cincinnati for the last word on the subject.

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    HARTMAN:
    A not-so-banner day for a N.Y. youth football team (Video)
    In the tiny town of Wallkill, New York, a tiny football team has been licking its wounds. As the players were running off the field in a victory celebration, their breakaway banner didn't. How does an aspiring young football team rebound from a setback? Steve Hartman has the answer.


    MUSIC:
    Mick Fleetwood plays on
    With hits like "Rhiannon," "Go Your Own Way," "Landslide" and so many more, Fleetwood Mac has earned its rightful place in the pantheon of great rock bands.

    Now co-founder Mick Fleetwood, Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Buckingham, and Christine and John McVie are about to head out on their first tour together in more than 17 years. John Blackstone sits down with the band for a fond look backward - and forward - at the long road of Fleetwood Mac.

    WEB EXTRA: Read an excerpt from "Play On: Now, Then and Fleetwood Mac" by Mick Fleetwood & Anthony Bozza

    WEB EXCLUSIVE: Christine McVie on rejoining Fleetwood Mac
    After leaving the band 18 years ago, she is back with her friends, recording and on tour.

    WEB EXCLUSIVE: Stevie Nicks on Mick Fleetwood
    The singer talks about the history of Fleetwood Mac, and of Christrine McVie's return to the group after a 17-year absence.

    To hear Stevie Nicks' "24 Karat Gold," one of the tracks from her new album, "24 Karat Gold: Songs From The Vault," click on the video player below.


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    PROFILE:
    Building a monument to wounded warriors | Watch Video
    David Martin takes a look at the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial in Washington, D.C., and speaks with a veteran featured on the new monument.

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    MOVIES:
    Edelstein on "Gone Girl": Elegantly wicked | Watch Video
    Our critic says David Fincher's film of the Gillian Flynn mystery will inspired debate, once you've picked your jaw off the floor.

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    CALENDAR:
    Week of September 29
    "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead.


    WEB EXCLUSIVE:
    The fall season: A look ahead
    "Sunday Morning" offers a preview of what to watch for in art, literature, music and on Broadway.


    NATURE:
    Rocky Mountain National Park (Extended Video)This week's moment in nature takes us among the bugling elk at Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado.


    RECAP: Sept. 21

    COVER STORY: The debate over Common Core | Watch Video
    The goal of helping kids learn more in the classroom is something on which everyone can agree. But here's a hard lesson: It's not that easy to figure out HOW to improve education.

    The Common Core is now at the core of a heated national controversy. Launched by state officials in 2009, the Core outlines what students must master at every grade level. The bar is high: Kindergartners, for example, should be able to "Count to 100 by ones and by tens." The curriculum was later backed by the federal government, which offered grant money to any state signing on; forty-five states and the District of Columbia did so.

    But now some states are re-thinking their approach. Conservatives have branded the Core as the federal government "overreaching" into state affairs; Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is suing the White House over it. And in New York -- one of the bluest of states -- an estimated 60,000 students have now opted out of Common Core testing.

    So what grade is the Common Core receiving from educators and parents? Jan Crawford reports.

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    ALMANAC:
    Penguin BooksSeptember 21, 1902, was the birthday of British publisher Allen Lane, creator of the venerated line of quality paperback books.

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    BEVERAGES:
    Mead, the honey-based brew producing a real buzz | Watch Video
    An ancient alcoholic drink is finding new favor at wineries and brewers. John Blackstone reports.

    This story was originally broadcast on November 24, 2013.

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    HISTORY:
    A salute to the Queen Mary | Watch Video
    For a ship that hasn't sailed in nearly 50 years, the Queen Mary still has the power to move.

    Correspondent Tracy Smith traces the history of one of the grandest of ocean liners, its illustrative wartime service, and its place in the hearts of those who sailed her.

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    FERGUSON:
    Meet an 11-year-old voice of reason | Watch Video
    Correspondent Jane Pauley introduces us to Marquis Govan, an eloquent young man who spoke out about the riots in Ferguson, Mo., and who is already planning his life in politics.


    HISTORY:
    Memories of a POW camp outside Washington, D.C. | Watch Video
    During WWII Army Intelligence interrogated high-ranking prisoners-of-war at a secret installation called "P.O. Box 1142." Seth Doane reports on this little-known piece of history that took place just a few miles from the nation's capital.

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    HARTMAN:
    Pittsburgh detective thinks outside the box to help foster kids (Video)
    Jack Mook, a Pittsburgh police detective, took unusual steps when he discovered a troubling truth about two foster children. Steve Hartman reports.


    MUSIC:
    Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: A musical love supreme
    They're six decades apart in age, but the flamboyant pop star and gentleman jazz singer make beautiful music together.

    Correspondent Anthony Mason shares an intimate interview with Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett about their new collaboration, the album "Cheek to Cheek."

    GALLERY: Tony Bennett's jazz art
    The incomparable singer's other passion is painting, and the works are just as musical

    WEB-EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Lady Gaga on fashion advice
    In this preview of an interview to be broadcast on CBS' "Sunday Morning," singer Lady Gaga discusses her emotional performance of "Dope" at the 2013 YouTube Music Awards, and why she rebels when offered suggestions on how to dress while on stage.

    WEB-EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Tony Bennett on studying art and music
    In this web extra, Tony Bennett visits the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, where he talks to correspondent Anthony Mason about how - as a young student studying both art and music - his art teacher had encouraged his singing.

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    KUDOS:
    Steve Coleman on being a "MacArthur Genius"
    The jazz saxophonist and composer on his musical education, and of being named a MacArthur Fellow for his artistic innovation.

    WEB-EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: A jazz improvisation by Steve Coleman and Five Elements
    Jazz saxophonist Steve Coleman, a 2014 MacArthur Fellow, performs an improvisation with Five Elements, recorded at ShapeShifter Lab in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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    CALENDAR:
    Week of September 22
    "Sunday Morning" looks at some notable events of the week ahead

    OPINION: Nancy Giles: NFL's defense weak on domestic violence | Watch Video
    The "Sunday Morning" contributor sSays that players must control their impulses off the field, and league officials must end the double-talk.

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    NATURE:
    LBJ Ranch (Extended Video)
    We leave you this morning on the wide open spaces of President Lyndon Johnson's LBJ Ranch near Stonewall, Texas.


    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: Aug. 24 - "By Design"

    "Sunday Morning" travels to scenic Santa Fe, New Mexico, for our annual design show.

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

    HEADLINES: 6.0 magnitude earthquake rattles 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.


    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 CountrySanta 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 VideoThe 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: JohnnyrandomDirector of Photography: Devin WhetstoneMastered by AudibleOdditiesGraphic Design: Lisa MishimaEditor: Blake BogosianMotion Design: Chris KellyColorist: Eric Pascua


    BUSINESS:
    A skateboard company that builds more than boards | Watch VideoSome 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 VideoShe 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: Stepping up the fight against elephant poachers | Watch Video
    Of all the exotic and fascinating animals in the world, elephants hold a special place in our hearts. These magnificent creatures are not only massive but intelligent, sharing many of the same emotional attributes as human beings. So it is all the more troubling to know they are being butchered in record numbers for their ivory tusks by increasingly organized gangs of poachers.

    CBS News science and environmental contributor M. Sanjayan travels to the wilds of Kenya to report on the fierce battle being waged to save the elephants.

    This report originally aired on March 9, 2014.

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

    LIFESTYLE: Daredevil couple cheats death together (Video)
    When it comes to heart-stopping stunts, few people can top what Rex and Melissa Pemberton do for a living. Rex jumps out of airplanes and "flies" in a wingsuit at speeds of up to 130 mph, while Melissa, an acrobatic pilot, flies a plane in circles around him. Serena Altschul profiles their death-defying love affair.

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    MUSIC: Sam Moore, the original "Soul Man," on preaching and singing his music
    "All we did is go out there and sing and preach and scream," said music legend who was part of 60s duo Sam & Dave

    WEB EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Sam Moore and Nu-Blu's new music video: "Jesus & Jones"
    An exclusive look at the new video for "Jesus and Jones," by R&B legend Sam Moore and bluegrass group Nu-Blu.

    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

    IN MEMORIAM: Lauren Bacall: Smoky-voiced actress and glamour icon
    The actress, who died last week at the age of 89, won a loyal following over the years, including "Sunday Morning" film critic David Edelstein

    GALLERY: Lauren Bacall 1924-2014


    HARTMAN: ALS patient devotes life to random acts of kindness (Video)
    Steve Hartman reconnects with Chris Rosati, a man who has devoted the rest of his life to encouraging others to commit acts of kindness

    IN MEMORIAM: How Robin Williams immersed himself in his roles
    Remembering the actor who used comedy as therapy for himself, but gave so much more to others.

    GALLERY: Robin William 1951-2014


    COMMENTARY: Young comedian shares Robin Williams' struggle, reflects on actors' death
    Kevin Breel, 20-year-old stand-up comedian, speaks publicly about his own battle with depression and reflects on what Robin Williams' death meant to him


    POSTCARD FROM ICELAND: A summer vacation that will literally take you "full circle"
    This summer marks the 40th anniversary of the completion of Iceland's Route 1 - better known as the Ring Road


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


    POLITICS: Paul Ryan's journey from the sandbox to the spotlight
    The congressman talks with Richard Schlesinger about his new book, childhood, political career, and whether he will run for president.


    NATURE: Kings Canyon National Park (Video)
    This week's moment in nature takes us to a remote mountain lake in Kings Canyon National Park in California.

    RECAP: August 10

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    RECAP: August 3

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    RECAP: July 27

    COVER STORY: Seeking help for hoarding | Watch Video
    When is enough ENOUGH? Chances are you have a drawer, a closet, a basement, an attic or garage that is just so stuffed with "stuff" you don't know what to do with it all. Then there are those whose entire houses are in that condition - so jam-packed with junk they have become fire and health hazards, virtually impossible to live in.

    Taken to extremes, having too much stuff can be classified as hoarding, a psychological disorder that can turn homes into disaster areas. Rita Braver reports our Cover Story.

    This story was originally broadcast on Feb. 23, 2014.

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    ALMANAC: Cigarettes warning labels | Watch Video
    On July 27, 1965, President Johnson signed legislation requiring labels warning of the hazards of smoking.

    GALLERY: Outrageous vintage cigarette ads


    MO ROCCA:
    The art of manscaping (Video)
    Be it trimming, waxing, or body hair removal, personal grooming for men -- a.k.a. manscaping -- has become more popular than ever. Mo Rocca looks into the before-and-after effects.

    This story was originally broadcast on July 28, 2013.

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    A SUMMER SONG:
    Sarah McLachlan is back in the game | Watch Video
    Sarah McLachlan has sold more than 40 million albums, and was the driving force behind the hugely successful concert series, Lilith Fair, which showcased female singer-songwriters on a scale never seen before.

    After taking time off to deal with the breakup of her marriage and the death of her adoptive father, McLachlan is back with a new album and a new tour.

    Our Anthony Mason travels to her native Canada for a visit to her studio.

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    HISTORY: New revelation from the Nixon tapes | Watch Video
    In July 1973, the Senate Watergate Committee discovered that for years Richard Nixon had been secretly recording thousands of hours of conversations in the Oval Office. The White House tapes were key evidence in exposing a conspiracy that ultimately led to the president's resignation.

    But only a small portion of the tapes have been transcribed, until now.

    Mark Strassmann reports on stunning new revelations that are sure to have historians pouring over them as they reconsider Nixon's legacy.

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    COMMENTARY:
    How Gerald Ford healed a nation post-Watergate | Watch Video
    Presidential historian Mark Updegrove on the successor to Richard Nixon and the controversial pardon

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    HARTMAN:
    Parents mourn daughter's death by living her bucket list (Video)
    A "bucket list" of things you want to do before you die can be filled if you live long enough. When 21-year-old Kristina Chesterman's parents found her list after she was killed by an alleged drunk driver while riding her bike, they knew exactly what to do. Steve Hartman reports.

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    SUNDAY PROFILE:
    Anjelica Huston, of royal Hollywood blood
    When it comes to the movies, it's fair to say actress Anjelica Huston is Hollywood royalty.

    Her father was John Huston, director of "The Maltese Falcon," "The African Queen" and other classics; her grandfather was actor Walter Huston, of "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre."

    But during the past three decades, the Oscar-winning actress has carved out a remarkable career all her own.

    Our Lee Cowan visits with Huston to talk about her famous family, her long-term relationship with Jack Nicholson, and what the future may hold.

    This story was originally broadcast on November 11, 2013.

    GALLERY: Anjelica Huston

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    PASSAGE:
    The happiest and unhappiest of cities | Watch Video
    A study examines the relative happiness of U.S. cities -- how did yours fare?


    MOVIES: Filmmaker Richard Linklater on "Boyhood" and time
    "Boyhood," the new film from director Richard Linklater, is generating a lot of buzz. It took 12 years to make, because the movie follows a boy as he literally grows up before our eyes.

    With as varied a roster of credits as "Slacker," "School of Rock," and the "Before" trilogy, Linklater has proven to be an indie filmmaker of exceptional individuality. Martha Teichner has a profile.

    WEB EXTRA VIDEOS:

    Richard Linklater takes filmmaking very seriously
    Director Richard Linklater explains why he prefers the film world to the "real world" and how he manages to work with so many of the same actors time and time again.

    "Boyhood" actor on role 12 years in the making
    Actor Ellar Coltrane tells correspondent Martha Teichner that he'll miss playing the part of Mason in Richard Linklater's film "Boyhood" - a role he spent 12 years playing.

    Richard Linklater's "outlaw ethos"
    "Boyhood" director Richard Linklater reminisces about his early days in Austin, Texas, when he was a struggling filmmaker living off of his savings as an oil rig worker.

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    CALENDAR:
    Week of July 28
    "Sunday Morning" looks at some notable events of the week ahead.

    NATURE: Texas Horned Lizards (Extended Video)
    We leave you this morning in the company of Texas Horned Lizards . . . a threatened species with a safe home at the Matador Wildlife Management Area in Paducah, Texas.

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    Michael Douglas with Tracy Smith at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, Conn., which Douglas helped build when he was merely an aspiring actor.
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    RECAP: July 20

    HEADLINES: Rebels begin moving bodies from Malaysia Air crash site (Video)
    Russian-backed separatists have begun to move some of the remains of those killed in the crash site of Malaysia Air Flight 17, shot down over eastern Ukraine. CBS News national security correspondent David Martin has more on the missile that downed the jetliner.

    HEADLINES:
    MH 17 crash site guarded by prime suspects in plane's downing (Video)
    Mark Phillips has the latest from the crash scene in Eastern Ukraine, where Russian-backed rebels - said by many to be the cause of the aviation disaster - are restricting access to the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.

    COVER STORY: Malaysia Airlines crash: The aftermath | Watch Video
    Martha Teichner with more on the accident, and the investigation of the perpetrators.

    Complete CBS News coverage: Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Disaster


    ALMANAC:
    "Like a Rolling Stone"
    On July 20, 1965, rock music really got rolling with the release of the Bob Dylan classic.


    OUTDOORS:
    Retracing Thoreau's journey through the wilds of Maine | Watch Video
    Henry David Thoreau was an author, poet and naturalist who, in works like "Walden," changed America's relationship with the great outdoors.

    Don Dahler joins an intrepid group of adventurers who travel more than 300 miles through Maine's backwoods to retrace one of Thoreau's greatest journeys.

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    PASSAGE:
    A one-of-a-kind: Elaine Stritch
    This week we lost one of the true legends of the Great White Way, when actress Elaine Stritch died at the age of 89. From her acclaimed stage roles in "Bus Stop" and Stephen Sondheim's "Company," to her film and TV roles (including a star turn on NBC's hit comedy, "30 Rock"), an Elaine Stritch performance was never short of unforgettable.

    Lee Cowan sat down with Broadway's Grand Dame for what would be one of her last interviews.

    This report was originally broadcast on March 9, 2014.

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    POLITICS:
    The Reagan wit | Watch Video
    Ronald Reagan is near the top on many historians' lists of great American presidents. But he's also near the top of another list - our funniest presidents.

    Mo Rocca does some digging into the Reagan wit and uncovers a treasure trove of jokes written by the man himself, in a very humorous look back on a politician who always had a one-liner at hand.

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    HARTMAN:
    Disabled man finds home at Michigan firehouse (Video)
    A firehouse is a special place, where the crew becomes one big family. Steve Hartman reports from Lansing, Mich., where the members of Fire Station One have made welcome a mentally-handicapped man for almost 60 years.

    SUNDAY PROFILE: Michael Douglas goes back to where he began
    Actor Michael Douglas began his career in the shadow of his father, legendary actor Kirk Douglas. But it didn't take long for the son to match his father in terms of silver screen success.

    From his breakout TV role in "The Streets of San Francisco," to acting in the features "Romancing the Stone" and "Wall Street" and producing "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," the two-time Academy Award-winner has been on Hollywood's "A-list" for nearly 50 years.

    Our Tracy Smith sits down with Douglas for a wide-ranging chat about his life on- and off-camera.

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    TO THE MOON:
    Astronaut wives: The other space pioneers | Watch Video
    As the men of the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo space programs reached further to the Moon, their spouses back home faced stresses and celebrity in an orbit all their own. Lee Cowan reports.

    This story was originally broadcast June 16, 2013.

    GALLERY: Astronaut family portraits

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    CALENDAR:
    Week of July 21
    "Sunday Morning" looks at some notable events of the week ahead.


    NATURE:
    Virginia's marshland birds (Extended Video)
    This week's moment in nature takes us to Virginia's Chincoteague Island, a National Wildlife Refuge that's a safe home for egrets, ibis, and other marshland birds.

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    RECAP: July 13, "Summer Fun!"

    This week it's a special edition of "Sunday Morning," as guest host Lee Cowan heads to the shore for our annual Summer Fun issue!

    From the magnificent seaside home of film legend Katharine Hepburn in Old Saybrook, Conn., Cowan offers up a variety of stories all celebrating the joys of summer.

    Katharine Hepburn's Connecticut home
    The seaside town of Old Saybrook was the nearly-lifelong residence of the Oscar-winning actress.

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    COVER STORY:
    Tennessee fireflies: A summertime light show (Video)
    For many of us, one of those childhood joys was catching fireflies. Those living "night lights" that brighten our yards and forests have long been the source of some of our most cherished memories.

    But as Cowan reports in our cover story, there's one forest in Tennessee where fireflies put on a show unlike anywhere else. No wonder thousands of tourists camp out each year to witness the spectacle. We'll give you a front row seat.

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    MO ROCCA:
    The up-and-down history of the convertible | Watch Video
    From the '57 Chevy to the Thunderbird to the Stingray, driving a convertible with the wind in your hair meant you were traveling in style. Our Mo Rocca puts the top down and takes a nostalgic trip down memory lane for a look back at an American classic.


    A SUMMER SONG:
    Jason Mraz: My music says "Everything will be OK" | Watch Video
    One of the biggest hits of the last few years was "I'm Yours" by Jason Mraz. This laid-back Californian is a singer-songwriter whose music is the perfect soundtrack for a summer day.

    Ben Tracy visits with Mraz for a fun-filled day of surfing, avocado tasting, and music-making.

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    SUMMER FOOD:
    Let's be frank: In praise of the hot dog | Watch Video
    A frank discussion on how one of our most popular foods is made, and how it's best enjoyed.

    Originally broadcast July 28, 2013.

    WEB EXTRA: Bobby Flay's hot dog recipes

    WEB EXTRA: How to cook a hot dog
    Grilling advice from Josh Sharkey, owner of Bark Hot Dogs in Brooklyn.

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    SUMMER SWIM:
    Jellyfish: Beautiful, dangerous, delicious
    Martha Teichner looks at one of the most exotic, fascinating and troublesome pests of summer.

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    HARTMAN: Carnival games


    SUNDAY PROFILE:
    Keira Knightley lightens up in "Begin Again"
    Summer wouldn't be summer without going to the movies, and in films like "Pirates of the Caribbean," "Pride & Prejudice," "Bend It Like Beckham" and others, Keira Knightley has proven to be one of the most popular actors working today.

    Mark Phillips catches up with the beautiful and multi-talented Knightley, starring in the new rom-com, "Begin Again."

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    SUMMER TREATS:
    We all scream for the ice cream truck | Watch Video
    The most welcome visitor in any neighborhood is the driver of a refrigerated truck loaded with tempting frozen treats. Nancy Giles gets the scoop on this treasured treat.

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    GAMES:
    Little League Baseball turns 75 | Watch Video
    Bill Geist looks back on 75 years of the hallowed sport.

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    COMMENTARY:
    Listen up, kids: Summertime boredom = infinite possibility | Watch Video
    Author Bunmi Laditan says the state of not having anything to do is an opportunity for curiosity and imagination, not a problem to be "solved."

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    NATURE:
    Connecticut's Falkner Island (Video)
    This week's moment in nature takes us to Falkner Island off the Connecticut coast, an uncommonly beautiful spot for the common tern.

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    RECAP: July 6

    COVER STORY: Remembering the "Unbroken" spirit of Louis Zamperini | Watch Video
    Louis Zamperini was just 19 years old when he competed for the United States in the 1936 Olympics in front of Adolf Hitler. A few years later he was fighting against Germany in WWII.

    His remarkable story of being shot down in the Pacific, surviving on a life raft for 47 days, then suffering through years of imprisonment and torture at the hands of the Japanese are now the stuff of legend, thanks to the bestselling book, "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand (now being made into a movie directed by Angelina Jolie).

    Zamperini died this week at age 97, and Chip Reid looks back at Zamperini's remarkable life.

    The story was originally broadcast on May 27, 2012.

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    ALMANAC:
    Captain Kidd | Watch Video
    On July 6, 1699, the notorious pirate William Kidd was arrested in Boston.


    ACCESSORIES:
    A magnetic attraction
    A Nevada woman made the Guinness Book of Records for owning the most refrigerator magnets in the world - 45,000. Contributor Faith Salie reports on the attraction of magnets, and why these favorite refrigerator decorations may become a thing of the past.

    The story was originally broadcast on June 9, 2013.

    WEB EXTRA GALLERY: Refrigerator magnets

    Poll: Refrigerator magnets


    MUSIC:
    The humbling of Robin Thicke
    Robin Thicke made headlines last year when he and Miley Cyrus performed a racy version of his mega-hit "Blurred Lines" on the MTV Video Music Awards. The headlines weren't all good, but they helped Thicke reach the stratosphere in terms of exposure. He was riding high and enjoying his celebrity, until it all came crashing down.

    His marriage to his high-school sweetheart, actress Paula Patton, began to come apart, so Thicke did the only thing he knew how to do: write songs about it. His new CD, "Paula," is an attempt to repair the damage, but the CD is stirring up new controversy.

    Anthony Mason sat down with Thicke for a revealing, no-holds-barred Q&A.

    WEB EXTRA GALLERY: Robin Thicke

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    OPINION:
    Don't be fooled into caring about the World Cup
    Washington Post blogger Alexandra Petri says Americans should not have to watch foreigners beat us embarrassingly.

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    FOOD:
    BBQ in the heart of Texas (Video)
    A good meal can be hard to find for a musician who spends more days on the road than at home, as CBS News cultural correspondent Wynton Marsalis can attest.

    On a recent road trip between Houston and Austin, Wynton stopped off in the tiny town of Lockhart - the barbecue capital of Texas - for some of the best BBQ in the country.

    The story was originally broadcast on Nov. 24, 2013.

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    WEB EXTRA:
    Brisket tips & tricks from Black's Barbecue
    Third-generation pitmaster Kent Black from Lockhart, Texas, restaurant offers advice for preparing BBQ.


    HARTMAN:
    Texas teacher helps students reach for the stars (Video)
    If you're a kid looking to escape the poverty and isolation of Presidio, Texas, there's no greater vehicle than the Presidio Rocket Club, launched by science teacher Shella Condino. Her goal isn't really to make future rocket scientists; it's more just to make futures. Steve Hartman reports.

    SUNDAY PROFILE: Why Zach Braff turned to Kickstarter
    Zach Braff first made a name for himself as the goofy-but-lovable young doctor in the hit comedy, "Scrubs." He went on to write and direct the indie film "Garden State," and now he's bucking the film industry yet again by launching an online campaign to finance his new effort, "Wish I Was Here."

    Braff is also starring on Broadway in the new musical based on Woody Allen's "Bullets Over Broadway," which is where our Tracy Smith caught up with him.

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    BASEBALL:
    Wrigley Field, the "Friendly Confines" of Chicago's lovable losers
    It's the Fourth of July weekend, of course, and across the country we're celebrating all things American, including baseball.

    Of the many ballparks we're flocking to, one of the true gems is Wrigley Field, home of the Chicago Cubs. On the occasion of the stadium's 100th anniversary, author and life-long baseball fan George Will reminisces about this very special field of dreams (or "broken dreams," as Will and other long-suffering Cubs fans might attest!).

    WEB EXTRA VIDEO: The view from inside Wrigley Field's scoreboard
    Opened in 1914, Chicago's Wrigley Field - home of the Chicago Cubs - still has its original hand-operated scoreboard. Mo Rocca and lifelong Cubs fan George Will took a peek inside, and observed the view of the ballpark from within.

    WEB EXTRA VIDEO: George Will on throwing out the first pitch at Wrigley Field
    Political columnist and lifelong Chicago Cubs fan George Will tells Mo Rocca he was a nervous wreck walking out to the pitcher's mound to throw out the first pitch during a game at Wrigley Field.

    WEB EXTRA GALLERY: Wrigley Field: 10 Things to know

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    CALENDAR:
    Week of July 7
    "Sunday Morning" looks at some notable events of the week ahead


    MOVIES:
    "Boyhood": A film whose time has come | Watch Video
    David Edelstein on the new Richard Linklater movie -- shot over 12 years -- that spans a boy's coming of age.

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    NATURE:
    Texas bison (Extended Video)
    We leave you this "Sunday Morning" at Caprock Canyons State Park in the Texas panhandle . . . home to the Lone Star State's official bison herd.

    Videographers: Earl Nottingham and Bruce Biermann.
    Footage provided by the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department.

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    WEB EXCLUSIVE GALLERY: The films of Paul Mazursky
    A look back at the five-time Oscar-nominated filmmaker's tales of absurdity in contemporary society.

    RECAP: June 29

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    THE MONEY ISSUE: Anthony Mason hosts our annual edition devoted to business, finance, philanthropy, how we spend money, and when to save.

    HEADLINES: Benghazi suspect appears in D.C. court (Video)
    Ahmed Abu Khattala, a Libyan allegedly behind the September 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, appeared in federal court Saturday. He pleaded not guilty to a terrorism charge. John Albert reports from Washington.


    These stories were originally broadcast on March 23, 2014.

    COVER STORY: A dying breed: The American shopping mall | Watch Video
    Since the 1950s shopping malls have become a permanent part of the American landscape -- or so we thought.

    With the growing popularity of online shopping, malls across the country are struggling, many even shutting their doors and being torn down. But others are adapting to the changing retail times by coming up with new and creative ways to draw consumers.

    Mark Strassmann goes shopping for the latest in shopping malls.

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    DESIGN:
    Currency for a modern world | Watch Video
    For many our American money is all about dead statesmen and old buildings. But go abroad and you'll find colorful, creative bank notes celebrating birds, beasts, technology, even sports.

    So could we see a change in the U.S. dollar's iconic look? Rita Braver finds out.

    WEB EXTRA: View our gallery of alternative designs of U.S. currency, from the Dollar ReDe$ign Project

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    CBS News Poll: Who should appear on U.S. currency?
    Americans are asked which famous figure they would like to see join the elite ranks found on our money.


    ART:
    Art that's made of money (Video)
    Collage artist Mark Wagner had no idea where it would go when he first cut up a dollar bill 15 years ago. But he couldn't stop making things out of money. His collages are assembled entirely from one dollar bills -- and can fetch tens of thousands of dollars. Anthony Mason reports.

    WEB EXTRA: View a gallery of some of Mark Wagner's lavish currency collages.

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    POSTCARD FROM JAPAN:
    A tour of Tokyo's largest fish market | Watch Video
    The island nation of Japan has less than two percent of the world's population, but consumes 10 percent of the world's fish. One of the top destinations for Tokyo's sushi chefs (and tourists) is the sprawling Tsukiji market, packed with every type of seafood imaginable, from bright colored octopus and shrimp, to king crab and tiny sardines. Seth Doane pays a visit.

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    TECHNOLOGY:
    Smartwatches: Eat your heart out, Dick Tracy! | Watch Video
    David Pogue reports on the battle for your wrist as companies create smartwatch devices that do everything from deliver your email to track your sleep patterns.

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    WEB EXTRA: Taking measure of the Quantified Self Movement
    One man's determination to record nearly ever data point of his life.


    PHILANTHROPY:
    Seed money sprouts change for tiny non-profits | Watch Video
    Ari Nessel, a wealthy real estate developer, wanted to do something meaningful with his money. But instead of writing large checks to established charities, he is giving away $1,000 -- every day -- to someone trying to make a difference.

    He calls this venture the Pollination Project. John Blackstone reports.

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    CARS:
    The spirit of ecstasy that is Rolls-Royce | Watch Video
    Got $300K-$400K for a car? Then prepare to spend that, and more, for wheels from the king of bespoke luxury automobiles. Mark Phillips takes one for a spin.

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    TRANSPORTATION:
    If Spirit Airlines is so unpopular, why are its flights so full? | Watch Video
    Spirit Airlines offers some of the cheapest tickets around. It also offers cramped seats and extra charges for just about everything, including overhead luggage space and water. It's the airline passengers love to complain about -- the same passengers who have made it just about the fastest-growing airline around.

    Correspondent Richard Schlesinger explores with the world of Spirit Airlines with CEO Ben Baldanza, who offers a spirited defense for running his airline his way.

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    SUNDAY PROFILE:
    Shakira's biggest hit
    For pop star Shakira, who has sold more than 75 million albums, fame and fortune aren't enough. Correspondent Lee Cowan traveled to Colombia to find out how the singer and her Barefoot Foundation have helped build schools for hundreds of poor children.

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    WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Shakira on a child's formative years
    Pop star and education advocate Shakira talks to Lee Cowan about how the lack of education opportunities affects the prospects of poor children in her native Colombia.

    WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Shakira tours her new school in Colombia
    The internationally renowned singer Shakira is also an advocate for education, and has funded the construction of schools in poor communities. She gave correspondent Lee Cowan a tour to her newest school in a poor neighborhood of Cartagena, Colombia, and discussed what it means to the community.

    WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Shakira: "Music has given me opportunities"
    The internationally-renowned singer Shakira talks to Lee Cowan about what she finds truly fulfilling.

    WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Shakira on creating a safe haven for kids
    Shakira on creating a safe haven for kids The pop star talks to Lee Cowan about the importance of the work her Barefoot Foundation has done in poor communities in elevating the education prospects of children in her native Colombia and in other countries.

    WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Shakira: "Education is not a luxury"
    The internationally renowned singer Shakira is also an advocate for education, and has funded the construction of schools in poor communities. She talked to correspondent Lee Cowan about the importance of education, especially for disadvantaged children.


    CHECKS AND BALANCES:
    Tipping points: When and when not to pay extra (Video)
    To tip or not to tip? This question has plagued us for years, and finally we have the answer. Nancy Giles gets to the bottom of tipping etiquette and shows us the right amount to tip for just about any occasion.

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    INVENTION:
    An inventor's Quirky path to success | Watch Video
    An online community provides the R&D necessary to bring new ideas to the marketplace. Serena Altschul reports.

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    WEB EXTRA:
    Bitcoin and the future of money | Watch Video
    It's been said that cash is king, but lately it's been getting a little competition from a currency you can't see. It's called Bitcoin. Despite its name, you can't hold it in your hand. It's a digital form of money that only exists in cyberspace, sent globally from one computer to another. You can buy Bitcoin online. The currency is then stored in a digital wallet on your computer.

    There are no rules or regulations. It's not connected to any bank or government, which suits Bitcoin's anti-establishment advocates just fine.

    Confused? You're not alone. Alexis Christoforous reports.

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    OPINION:
    Jim Cramer: Don't just save - invest | Extended Video
    The Wall Street analyst and CNBC commentator talks about the savings and retirement portfolios you need.

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    NATURE:
    Bears of Yellowstone (Extended Video)
    This week's moment in nature takes us to Yellowstone National Park.


    RECAP: June 22

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    COVER STORY: The higher purpose of doodling | Watch Video
    Even its very name -- "doodle" -- makes it sound frivolous and pointless. But our scribbles and scrawls -- sometimes recognizable, sometimes not -- may actually have a point.

    Lee Cowan explores the discipline of "Doodle-ology."

    This story was originally broadcast January 19, 2014.

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    ALMANAC: The GI Bill | Watch Video
    On June 22, 1944, FDR signed into law job, housing and tuition benefits for service members returning from war.


    FASHION: The history woven into denim jeans | Watch Video
    Denim is a fabric as rugged as its Old West origins and - to some designers - is almost worth its weight in gold. Serena Altschul tags along with a prospector who's looking to strike it rich by finding old denim jeans in the abandoned mines of California.

    This story was originally broadcast May 6, 2012.

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    TV:
    Chelsea Handler: The drunk mean girl who's actually pretty nice | Watch Video
    When David Letterman announced his retirement from late-night TV, a number of men were considered possibilities to replace him. But there was also a woman's name being run through the speculation mill: Chelsea Handler.

    In addition to her talk-show hosting talents, Handler is an accomplished comedian and best-selling author. Tracy Smith sits down with Handler to discuss her raucous past and her promising future.

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    POSTCARD FROM JAPAN:
    Japan's outlandish theme restaurants (Video)
    Determined to stand out amid the bright lights of Tokyo, dining establishments in this mega-city are offering customers just about any culinary experience they may wish for, complete with robots, cats, goats, or your very own prison cell. And yes, it all comes with food. Seth Doane reports.

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    MUSIC:
    "Amateur Night" at the Apollo, now 80 years young
    Anthony Mason takes us on a tour of the history of Harlem's landmark Apollo Theater, a mainstay of musical acts for generations, and still a hot ticket for Amateur Night.

    WEB EXCLUSIVE VIDEOS:

    Gladys Knight on breaking in at the Apollo
    Gladys Knight and the Pips was one of the many legendary acts who gained fame performing at the Apollo Theater. Knight talked to correspondent Anthony Mason about her early days at the Harlem landmark, and her rise from opening act to headliner.

    "Beatbox" wows the crowd at the Apollo
    At the venerable Harlem theater's "Amateur Night," Sung Lee, a human beatbox, brought down the house with his vocal percussions. Watch excerpts from his rousing performance.

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    HARTMAN:
    Teacher guides former student to college degree (Video)
    This graduation season, every kid under a cap and gown should be able to point to at least one person who made it all possible. Steven Hartman reports on why a high school math teacher was at the top of one Rutgers University grad's list.


    SUNDAY PROFILE:
    Melissa McCarthy: Generously funny | Watch Video
    Think female movie stars and the names Jolie and Bullock come to mind. But these days there's another name that's being added to that list: Melissa McCarthy.

    Her larger-than-life personality is not only filling seats in movie theaters but pushing up television ratings as well. Mo Rocca sits down with the unlikeliest of leading ladies, the star of the series "Mike and Molly" and the new film, "Tammy."

    WEB EXCLUSIVE VIDEOS:

    Melissa McCarthy on meeting "Brangelina"
    No stranger to the red carpet these days, "Bridesmaids" star Melissa McCarthy tells Mo Rocca what it's like to meet Hollywood icons in the flesh.

    Melissa McCarthy: "I'm like a 900-year-old woman"
    Actress Melissa McCarthy explains her attitudes about social media and Internet critics to Mo Rocca.

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    COMMENTARY: Roger Bennett on America's growing love for football (the other kind) | Watch Video
    If you are getting a kick out of World Cup soccer, you're not alone. Soccer commentator Roger Bennett tells us how the game known to the rest of the world as football is winning the hearts and minds of millions of Americans.

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    PASSAGE:
    Songwriter Gerry Goffin
    The lyricist who died this week was responsible for dozens of Top 40 hits, including many as part of a songwriting duo with Carole King.


    CALENDAR: Week of June 23
    "Sunday Morning" looks at some notable events of the week ahead.


    NATURE: Owls of Upstate New York (Video)
    This week's moment in nature takes us among the owls of the Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve, east of Buffalo, N.Y.

    WEB EXCLUSIVE: Rod Serling, "The Twilight Zone" and TV's 1st Golden Age
    "The Twilight Zone" was an inspiration to many television writers that fell under its spell. Contributor Bill Flanagan tells us how Rod Serling's genius, embodied in that 1960s series, contributed to the medium's "Golden Age," and attracted a legion of disciples responsible for some of the most critically-acclaimed programs on TV today, in what is being hailed as the medium's Second Golden Age.

    GALLERY: The 10 greatest "Twilight Zone" episodes

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    RECAP: June 15

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    Carl Bernstein (left) and Bob Woodward in the Washington Post newsroom in 1973. Their intrepid reporting into the Watergate burglary won a Pulitzer Prize - and toppled a president.
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    COVER STORY: "All the President's Men" at 40 | Watch Video

    Forty years ago one book forever changed the American political landscape. "All the President's Men" was a revelation, a real-life whodunit about a scandal which eventually led to the downfall of a president.

    Now, four decades after President Richard Nixon's resignation, CBS News national security correspondent David Martin sits down for an exclusive interview with Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward (left, in 1973), the Washington Post reporters who first uncovered the story that became known as Watergate, who give us a front row seat to one of the greatest political dramas in our nation's history.

    WEB EXTRA: Read an excerpt from the 40th-anniversary edition of "All the President's Men" (pdf), courtesy of Simon & Schuster.

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    ALMANAC:
    Goodyear's rubber | Watch Video
    On June 15, 1844, a patent which led to rubber tires was awarded to a tinkerer from Akron, Ohio, who later died penniless

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    FASHION: The dandy: Celebrating the exquisite gentleman | Watch Video
    Sartorial elegance isn't just a hobby for this breed of very-well-put-together men -- it's their life's calling.

    Serena Altschul explores the world of the dandy, which Nathaniel "Natty" Adams (author of "I Am Dandy") defines as "a man obsessed with personal elegance."

    GALLERY: The dandy gentleman

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    SUNDAY PROFILE:Another quantum leap for "Glee" star Jane Lynch
    She has won just about every TV acting award imaginable for her role as the aggressive and often obnoxious cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester on the hit TV show, "Glee."

    But with a resume that includes feature films including "A Mighty Wind," "The 40-Year-Old Virgin," "Best in Show" and many others, Jane Lynch has proven to be one of the most versatile, and entertaining actors working today.

    Our Lee Cowan catches up with the very busy (and very funny) actress for a Sunday Profile.

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    PASSAGE: Ruby Dee
    Leading roles for the actress, who died this week at age 91, weren't confined to stage and screen.

    Gallery: Ruby Dee 1922-2014

    STAGE: Fyvush Finkel: A character actor who's a real character
    From his first appearance on stage at age 9, all the way back in 1929, Fyvush Finkel has been delighting audiences with his unique brand of humor -- even his name brings a smile!

    From his Broadway role in the original "Fiddler on the Roof," to his Emmy-winning role in the 1990s TV show, "Picket Fences," he's a "character actor" who's a real character!

    Now at age 91 he's passing the mantle to a new generation, as Finkel & Sons are leaving audiences rolling in the aisles with their comedy routines. "48 Hours" correspondent Richard Schlesinger lets us in on the joke.

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    HARTMAN:
    Terminally-ill father cherishes every day with daughter (Video)
    Whether etched on tiny trophies or scrawled in crayon and marker, a lot of kids will declare their dad the World's Greatest this Father's Day. But when eight-year-old Logan Rosati makes the claim, you can't help but believe her. Steve Hartman reports.


    SUNDAY PROFILE: Hillary Clinton on making "what appears to be impossible, possible" | Watch Video
    The jockeying has already begun to see who will run for President of the United States in 2016 - and one of the names mentioned most often is Hillary Rodham Clinton.

    As a former first lady, U.S. Senator and Secretary of State, Clinton has an impressive resume and a wealth of experience. But is the country ready for another Clinton administration?

    Our contributing correspondent Jane Pauley travels with Hillary Clinton back to a place where her life in the public eye began: Wellesley College, where her commencement address in 1969 caught the attention of Life Magazine, setting the then-21-year-old graduate on a trajectory that may lead all the way to the Oval Office.

    GALLERY: Hillary Rodham Clinton: A life in pictures

    WEB EXTRA VIDEOS:

    Clinton: Some Benghazi questioners "only showed up for the cameras"
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discusses with Jane Pauley Congressional oversight of the State Department and the attack on the U.S. Mission in Benghazi, Libya.

    Hillary Clinton: I still believe in American exceptionalism
    In this web exclusive video, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talks to "Sunday Morning" correspondent Jane Pauley on the United States' special place in the world.

    Hillary Clinton on politicians "treading water"
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, speaking about Washington gridlock, tells Jane Pauley that inaction by politicians endangers America's standing in an interconnected world, and discusses why other countries continue to look for signals of leadership from the U.S.

    Hillary Clinton on whether Chelsea will run for office
    Would the daughter of a former president decide to run for public office herself? Jane Pauley asks Hillary Clinton about Chelsea's future.

    Hillary Clinton remembered by Wellesley classmate
    Spenta Captain Kandawalla, who was the only Pakistani student in Hillary Rodham's class at Wellesley College in 1969, talks about her longtime friend with "Sunday Morning" correspondent Jane Pauley. She describes the former secretary of state who made herself into a diplomatic "punching bag" as someone who "could punch back, too."

    Dean Acheson's appraisal of young Hillary Clinton
    Eleanor Acheson, granddaughter of the legendary Secretary of State Dean Acheson, describes to "Sunday Morning" correspondent Jane Pauley what her grandfather thought of Hillary Rodham, who in 1969 delivered the first student commencement speech in Wellesley College history.

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    HEALTH: B. Smith and her diagnosis of Alzheimer's | Watch Video
    In an interview with Dr. Jon LaPook for "Sunday Morning," the restaurateur, designer and decorator B. Smith speaks about her Alzheimer's diagnosis and her vision for the future.

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    CALENDAR: Week of June 16
    "Sunday Morning" looks at some notable events of the week ahead.


    NATURE: Marine life of the U.S. Virgin Islands (Extended Video)
    This week's moment in nature takes us underwater, off the coast of St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands.


    RECAP: June 8

    COVER STORY: Born this way: Stories of young transgender children | Watch Video
    More and more transgender children are coming out of the shadows and living openly as the opposite gender.

    Rita Braver introduces us to three young people who say they have always known their gender did not match their biology. She talks to them and their parents about what it is like to be transgender, their experiences in school, and how they expect to cope in the future.

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    CBS NEWS POLL: Transgender kids and school bathrooms
    Are Americans comfortable with transgender students using bathrooms and locker rooms of their preferred gender?


    ALMANAC:
    Mail by missile | Watch Video
    On June 8, 1959, an unmanned missile launched from a submarine delivered mail to Mayport, Fla.

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    TRAVEL:
    Cumberland Island: Where nature feels large (Video)
    A gem off the coast of Georgia, Cumberland Island is a sliver of land not quite 20 miles long. Martha Teichner visits this wild and magical place of spectacular beauty, where nature feels large and people small - and that's how the island's few residents like it.

    Originally broadcast October 6, 2013

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    BROADWAY: A backstage pass to the 2014 Tony Awards | Watch Video
    On Sunday night the stars will gather to see who is the best of the best on the Great White Way at the 68th Annual Tony Awards (airing on CBS). Hugh Jackman is master of ceremonies for the show, when we will learn who walks away with a coveted trophy -- Bryan Cranston for his role as LBJ? Idina Menzel? Neil Patrick Harris?

    Mo Rocca goes backstage with Jackman and others who have been working for months to make this year's broadcast a real show-stopper!

    GALLERY: Tony Award records

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    CBS NEWS POLL: Stage struck
    Americans were surveyed about their experience acting in school plays, and their dreams of being in show biz.


    PASSAGE:
    The last of the Code Talkers
    Chester Nez was the last surviving Navajo enlisted to transmit wartime codes unbreakable by the Japanese.

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    OUR MAN IN PARIS:
    France's love affair with basketball (Video)
    While the sport of basketball may have been invented in America, it's been exported all around the world, including one place you don't often think of when it comes to hoops. David Turecamo, Our Man in Paris, reports on France's love affair with a most American game: Le Basketball!

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    HARTMAN:
    WWII hero undertakes another mission (Video)
    Three days a week, 90-year-old Ernie Andrus puts on his support stockings and tennis shoes, gently lowers himself out of the RV, and slowly returns to his mission. Andrus is running across the U.S. to raise awareness for the ship he served on in World War II. Steve Hartman reports.

    SUNDAY PROFILE: Minnie Driver will not be "just pretty paint" | Watch Video
    "Good Will Hunting" was a breakout film in 1997, launching the careers of Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Minnie Driver, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her performance.

    Driver has been busy ever since, demonstrating her remarkable versatility in such films as "Hope Springs," "Ella Enchanted," and "The Phantom of the Opera," and recording two well-received albums.

    Anna Werner catches up with this very unique actor, to talk about her life and her quest for that next unusual role.

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    PHOTOGRAPHY:
    Times Square takes center stage (Video)
    David Katzenstein has photographed people, events and landscapes in more than 50 countries all over the world.

    He's spending this year photographing the activities in New York City's Times Square, and is moved and amazed by what he's seeing there.

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    CALENDAR:
    Week of June 9
    "Sunday Morning" looks at some notable events of the week ahead.


    OPINION:
    Tyne Daly on an actor's imagination | Watch Video
    The actress, currently starring in the Broadway "Mothers and Sons," talks about what a Tony nomination means.

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    NATURE:
    Wild Palomino horses (Extended Video)
    This week's moment in nature takes us among the wild Palomino horses near Primm, Nev.


    RECAP: June 1

    HEADLINE: Taliban captive Bowe Bergdahl is headed home (Video)
    The lone American soldier being held by Taliban militants in Afghanistan has been released after a dramatic prisoner swap. Now the small town of Hailey, Idaho, where Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl grew up, is celebrating. David Martin reports.

    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:
    Mrs. Robinson
    On June 1, 1968, Simon and Garfunkel's classic song hit Number 1 on the Billboard charts.

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    MO ROCCA:
    The evolution of the razor (Video)
    Once upon a time, the barber shop was the only place where a man could have his facial hair trimmed. Today's shaving gear represents quite an advancement over the razors and methods of old. Mo Rocca reports on the technological advances in getting an ever-closer shave.


    HISTORY:
    Remembering the WASPs: Women who were aviation trailblazers | Watch Video
    Friday marks the 70th anniversary of D-Day, when the Allies invaded Normandy and opened a Western Front in World War II. Chances are the troops would have faced an even tougher fight . . . if not for the special pilots who'd been spreading their wings in the run-up to the attack. Stephanie Riggs has their story.

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    BOOKS:
    Novelist John Green and his awesome fans | Watch Video
    Contributor David Pogue has a profile of the author of the best-selling novel, "The Fault in Our Stars," and a leader in the NerdFighters movement.

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    SUNDAY JOURNAL: Tiananmen Square, 25 years later (Video)
    A quarter-century ago this coming Wednesday, Chinese government forces attacked student protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. The toll in dead and injured was heavy. The government's effort to expunge the memory remains unrelenting. Seth Doane has filed this Sunday Journal.

    FOR THE RECORD: Miranda Lambert: Little bit tough, little bit sweet
    For the last five years the Academy of Country Music has named Miranda Lambert Female Vocalist of the Year. There's no question she's one of the biggest stars in the country music landscape, and the fact that she's married to another superstar, Blake Shelton, makes her star burn that much brighter.

    Our Lee Cowan goes home with Lambert, and sits down for a revealing chat about her childhood, her music, her marriage, and dealing with all those nasty tabloid rumors!

    WEB EXTRA: Miranda Lambert talks tabloid rumors (Video)

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    STEVE HARTMAN:
    Retired Ohio man finds his calling (Video)
    In Toledo, Ohio, 87-year-old retired salesman Jim Gagnon likes to call the people he loves on their birthdays - and Jim knows a lot of people, many of whom he's only met once in his life. Steve Hartman reports.


    SUNDAY PROFILE:
    Mike Myers: Back in a very different gig
    For six years Mike Myers was a standout on "Saturday Night Live," and starred in, wrote or produced a number of popular films, from "Wayne's World" to the "Austin Powers" series, to the animated "Shrek."

    His latest project is a departure of sorts: a documentary about a legendary music manager, titled "Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon." Tracy Smith catches up with the very busy and very funny Myers.

    GALLERY: Yeah, baby! Mike Myers

    WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Mike Myers on Michael Caine and Beyonce
    The comic superstar behind the "Austin Powers" films talks to Tracy Smith about what it was like working with Michael Caine (who played Austin's dad); and how he turned on Beyonce (to Led Zeppelin).

    WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Mike Myers' mom: Not a fan?
    The star of "Wayne's World," "Shrek" and the "Austin Powers" series has a very tough critic: his mother. Mike Myers talks to a disbelieving Tracy Smith about what she has to say about her son's work.

    WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Mike Myers on how music inspires his comedy
    At Rebel Rebel Records in New York City, actor-writer Mike Myers talks to correspondent Tracy Smith about the genesis of some of his enduring comic creations, from "Wayne's World" to Austin Powers.

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    COMMENTARY:
    Please stop with the "app for that" | Watch Video
    When Apple opens its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco tomorrow, it's bound to get a lot of coverage in the news . . . coverage that would be wise to avoid the rampant cliche our contributor Conor Knighton has identified.

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    CALENDAR:
    Week of June 2
    "Sunday Morning" looks at some notable events of the week ahead.


    NATURE:
    Cloudland Canyon State Park (Extended Video)
    This week's moment in nature takes us on a hike through Cloudland Canyon State Park in Georgia.


    RECAP: May 25

    HEADLINES: Isla Vista shooting witness: "I looked into his eyes" | Watch Video
    A bloody rampage in a Calif. college town leaves seven people dead and many unanswered questions.

    Now with demand and tax revenues growing, other states are lining up to put similar laws on their books. In our cover story Barry Petersen looks at the possible consequences of a state, and a nation, "going to pot."

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    CBS NEWS POLL: Should pot be decriminalized?
    American are surveyed on whether marijuana should be legal.


    ALMANAC:
    Father of the helicopter | Watch Video
    Igor Sikorsky, who pioneered vertical flight, was born on May 25, 1889.


    ICONS:
    Meet the Gerber Baby, all grown up (Video)
    The Gerber Baby is one of the most recognizable baby faces in the world. But what most people don't know is that familiar face belongs to a real person. Eighty-seven-year-old Ann Turner Cook tells Rita Braver the little-known story of how she became one of the most famous babies in history.

    First broadcast November 24, 2013.

    Mo Rocca catches up with the busy actress to trace her rise from a child practicing acceptance speeches in front of her bathroom mirror, to starring in a live TV version of "The Sound of Music" before an audience of more than 20 million.

    GALLERY: Broadway's Audra McDonald

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    BOOKS: James Webb: A Marine's impassable divide | Watch Video
    National Security Correspondent David Martin interviews James Webb, a former Marine and Vietnam Vet who served as Secretary of the Navy and U.S. Senator.

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    BOOK EXCERPT: "I Heard My Country Calling"
    Read a portion of former Senator and Marine James Webb's memoir of his life and service in Vietnam


    MEMORIAL DAY: By the numbers

    WORDPLAY: Pun intended: Wordplay at the O. Henry Pun-Off (Video) | Watch Video
    Lee Cowan brings us the highlights from an unusual competition: who can come up with the best (or is that worst?) puns.

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    HARTMAN: When love becomes an instinct (Video)
    Remembering 60 years back is hard for anyone, but for Melvyn Amrine it's especially challenging; he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's three years ago. For his wife, Doris, it's been hard to watch. But she says something happened recently to remind her that the man she fell in love with is still here. Steve Hartman reports.


    FOR THE RECORD:
    Barry Gibb: Back on stage | Watch Video
    The Bee Gees were one of the most successful groups in the history of rock and roll. Their list of hit songs, which have been an FM radio staple since the '60s - from "I've Gotta Get a Message to You" to "Stayin' Alive" - is seemingly endless.

    With Maurice Gibb's death in 2003, followed by Robin Gibb's in 2012, the long ride on the pop charts seemed to be over. But now the remaining Bee Gee, Barry Gibb, is back on tour, joined not by his brothers but by his son, Stephen.

    Anthony Mason goes on the road with Gibb, and talks with him about his music, his family, and his pop legacy.

    GALLERY: Barry Gibb and the Bee Gees

    To sample tracks from the "One For All" concert CD, from"The Warner Bros. Years, The Bee Gees: 1987-1991" five-disc box set released April 15, click on the SoundCloud player below. You can also download and purchase the collection via Amazon and iTunes.

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    MOVIES: David Edelstein on Adam Sandler's latest, "Blended" | Watch Video
    Our film critic will talk about what's hot and what's not at the cinema this holiday weekend.

    WEB EXTRA: Edelstein on Adam Sandler's comedies
    Quotes from reviews of the comedian's oeuvre.


    CALENDAR:
    Week of May 26
    "Sunday Morning" looks at some notable events of the week ahead.


    NATURE: Florida alligators (Extended Video)
    This week's moment in nature leaves us knee-deep in alligators at Deep Hole in Myakka River State Park in Sarasota County, Fla.


    RECAP: May 18 - "By Design"

    This week it's a special edition of "Sunday Morning," as we travel to scenic Santa Fe, New Mexico for our annual design show. Sunday's entire broadcast will focus on the people, places and things that make our world a more exotic, exciting, and fascinating place to live.

    "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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    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 | Watch Video
    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.


    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: May 11

    COVER STORY: The changing American family | Watch Video
    This Sunday is Mother's Day, of course, a day for all of us to celebrate and reflect on the importance of family in our lives. But what exactly is the definition of a "family"?

    These days the traditional roles no longer apply ... or do they? In our cover story Rita Braver examines the changing makeup of the American family.

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    CBS NEWS POLL: Today's family
    Americans are asked about how today's generation has fared compared to families of the past.

    CBS NEWS POLL: What's the best Mother's Day Gift?
    Do YOU know what mom would like more than anything?

    ALMANAC: The Dust Bowl | Watch Video
    On May 11, 1934, a dust storm blowing from the Great Plains blanketed much of the nation's Mid-Atlantic region.


    FASHION:
    A very "highbrow" report (Video)
    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.

    For more info:

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


    BILL GEIST:
    The forgotten responsibilities of fatherhood (Video)
    Our own Bill Geist has some issues he needs to get off his chest -- not about motherhood on this Mother's Day, but fatherhood.

    He and his son, NBC's Willie Geist, have teamed up to write "Good Talk, Dad," and this morning they call on Dr. Phil to help them find out if it's too late to have those conversations they forgot to have.

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    Q & A:
    Timothy Geithner on his "terrifying" days at Treasury | Watch Video
    The United States -- indeed, the world economy -- is still struggling to recover from the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression. One of the central figures in the controversial bailout of the banking institutions, and a target for much of the public's frustration and anger, is former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.

    He has been largely silent on his personal feelings about the bailout, until now. Anthony Mason sits down with Geithner to talk about the financial meltdown and the effort to save banks that were deemed "too big to fail."

    WEB EXTRA: Read an excerpt from "Stress Test"

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    STEVE HARTMAN: From Amazon to Garden State (Video)
    David Good's mother grew up in a remote village in the Amazon jungle. After meeting an American anthropologist, she moved to New Jersey and started a family.

    After she decided to return to her village, her son made an extraordinary trip to reconnect with her.

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    FOOD: Meals like mom used to make (Video)
    Asked what meals they love the most, three renowned chefs -- each known for their sophisticated cuisine -- all pick the food their mothers and grandmothers used to make for them.

    Charles Osgood explores the cuisine remembered from childhood with chef Daniel Boulud, of Daniel in New York; The Food Network's judge on "Chopped!," Alex Guarnaschelli; and chef Marcus Samuelsson of Harlem's Red Rooster.

    WEB EXTRAS:

    A meal to remember: Chef Marcus Samuelsson
    Born in Ethiopia and raised in Sweden, the James Beard Award-winning chef says his recipes pay tribute to his African and Scandinavian families.

    A meal to remember: Daniel Boulud
    The renowned French chef says the food he cannot live without is what takes him back to his childhood.

    A meal to remember: Alex Guarnaschelli
    The Food Network star chef showcases a very special cake with a very special topping.

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    The actor-writer who blends sweetness and crudity in his films says he has to ramp up the outrageous factor more than ever CBS News
    SUNDAY PROFILE: Seth Rogen on "Neighbors," Alzheimer's and laughs
    Whether in "The 40-Year-Old Virgin," "Knocked Up ," "Superbad," or a number of his other films, actor Seth Rogen has carved out a unique and very funny place in the comedy pantheon.

    He's one of a new breed of comedians who manage to be smart, crude AND sensitive -- often at the same time. But there's one aspect of his off-screen life about which he's very serious: his advocacy for research into Alzheimer's disease.

    Our Tracy Smith catches up with the multi-talented, multi-faceted Rogen.

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    MISCELLANY: "This and That" with Charles Osgood (Video)
    "Sunday Morning" host Charles Osgood takes a moment to catch up on some important matters, including a new addition to correspondent Faith Salie's family, and a special request from a viewer in Ohio.

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    SUNDAY JOURNAL: Richard Parsons: NBA's highest-profile draft pick | Watch Video
    The former CEO of Time Warner and Citigroup comes out of retirement to take the reins of the scandal-tossed L.A. Clippers.

    CBS News Special Correspondent James Brown reports.

    CALENDAR: Week of May 12
    "Sunday Morning" looks at some notable events of the week ahead.

    NATURE: Mothers and pups (Extended Video)
    We leave you this Mother's Day at California's Point Lobos State Natural Reserve . . . a safe place for mother harbor seals and mother otters to raise their young.


    WEB EXCLUSIVE GALLERY: Giant movie monsters
    With the impending release of a new "Godzilla" movie, we look at the stars of one of the most enjoyably cheesy genres of cinema (yes, "Godzilla" and "cinema" in the same sentence!).


    RECAP: May 4

    COVER STORY: Breaking through autism with Disney movies | Watch Video
    The numbers are staggering: new research shows that 1 out of 68 children in the United States is afflicted with some form of autism - that's up 30% from just two years ago.

    While doctors strive to determine a cause, families across the country are struggling to cope with children diagnosed with the disorder.

    Lesley Stahl of "60 Minutes" brings us the remarkable story of one family that discovered an unlikely key to breaking through to their autistic child -- Disney cartoons -- a key that might someday help thousands of other families with their children.

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    ALMANAC: Al Capone | Watch Video
    On May 4, 1932, the notorious mobster - long untouchable by law enforcement - was moved into federal prison.

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    EXHIBITIONS:
    Degenerate Art: How the Nazis attacked modernism | Watch Video
    As Adolf Hitler rose to power in the 1930s and began his brutal quest to remake the world in his image, one of the many groups he targeted was modern artists. Works by Matisse, Van Gogh, Chagall, Picasso and others were determined to be "degenerate" -- destructive to the "true" German spirit.

    The Nazis confiscated and later exhibited such degenerate art at a historic show in 1937. Now that important event is being recreated at the Neue Galerie in New York City.

    Erin Moriarty of "48 Hours" takes us on a tour.

    GALLERY: Art the Nazis labeled degenerate

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    DATA: Meet the minds behind Freakonomics
    Even if you haven't read the best-selling books, chances are you've heard of Freakonomics, a melding of pop culture with economics that has changed the way a generation views the world. The idea behind it is the application of traditional economic theory to a diverse group of subjects - everything from sumo wrestlers and bagel shops to abortion and drug dealing.

    Martha Teichner catches up with Steve Levitt and Stephen Dubner, the innovative and controversial creators of the "Freakonomics" revolution.

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    PASSAGE:
    Posthumous songs from the King of Pop
    This week saw the debut of previously-unreleased music from Michael Jackson.

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    CINEMA:
    Summer 2014 preview: More at the multiplex | Watch Video
    Spring has barely begun, but the high-stakes summer movie season is already upon us, kicking off this weekend with the arrival of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2."

    Ben Tracy sits down with Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan for a sneak preview of what moviegoers have to look forward to, from "Godzilla" and other fun-filled, action-packed blockbusters, to a film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical "Jersey Boys," to the romantic "Begin Again."

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    CBS NEWS POLL: At the movies
    How many Americans plan to take in a flick this summer?


    HARTMAN:
    Pennsylvania waitress gets the tip of her life (Video)
    Most of us want to thank good service with an equally good tip. Steve Hartman shares the story of a customer who went above and beyond, giving one waitress the surprise of her life.


    SUNDAY PROFILE:
    Kevin Spacey is now having "the time of my life" | Watch Video
    From star turns in "L.A Confidential" and "The Usual Suspects" to his Academy Award-winning role in "American Beauty," Kevin Spacey has long been one of Hollywood's most talented and versatile actors.

    He broke new ground and gained a new generation of fans with his hit Netflix series, "House of Cards." In his latest film, "Now: In the Wings on a World Stage," he highlights his other love -- live theater -- telling the story of his worldwide tour in Shakespeare's "Richard III."

    Anthony Mason catches up with Spacey for a wide-ranging chat.

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    THE FAST DRAW: Resurrecting the past (Video)
    Two decades ago, the movie "Jurassic Park" envisioned a way of beating death by reversing extinction. The movie proposed reconstructing ancient DNA and hatching new dinosaurs 65 million years after the last one died.

    It turns out the concept of reversing extinction is possible, if surviving genetic material is relatively recent. There's a growing field of research dedicated to just this goal, called Resurrection Biology.

    Josh Landis and Mitch Butler ask not whether we could, but whether we should.

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    COMMENTARY:
    Washington not quite "Hollywood for ugly people" | Watch Video
    Politico reporter Patrick Gavin on the annual White House Correspondents Dinner, and the end of an adage.


    CALENDAR:
    Week of May 5
    "Sunday Morning" looks at some notable events of the week ahead.


    NATURE:
    Oklahoma's Lake Thunderbird (Video)
    This week's moment in nature takes us to Lake Thunderbird in Oklahoma, home to the Scissor-tailed Flycatcher and the American Coot.

    RECAP: April 27 - "That's Life!"

    A special edition of "Sunday Morning" with a full complement of stories on matters of life and death, great and small.

    HEADLINES: John Paul II and John XXIII sainted by Pope Francis (Video)
    History was made at the Vatican as Pope Francis proclaimed former Popes John Paul II and John XXIII saints. Allen Pizzey reports.

    COVER STORY: Brought back from the dead | Watch Video
    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.

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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.

    PAPERWORK: Being prepared for the final days | Watch Video
    Dean Reynolds reports on a Wisconsin town that is unusually well-prepared for end-of-life decisions.

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    WILDLIFE: Have jellyfish found the fountain of youth? (Video)
    For centuries, Mankind has sought the elixir for eternal life, but only one species has the ability to cheat death.

    Instead of dying, the so-called "immortal jellyfish" can grow young again, and again, and again. Lucy Craft reports.

    ENTERTAINMENT: Daredevil couple cheats death together (Video)
    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.

    When it comes to heart-stopping stunts, few people can top what Rex and Melissa Pemberton do for a living. Rex jumps out of airplanes and "flies" in a wingsuit at speeds of up to 130 mph, while Melissa, an acrobatic pilot, flies a plane in circles around him.

    Serena Altschul is brave enough to tag along to see what makes them tick!

    WEB-EXTRA VIDEO: 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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    COMEDY: Stop, you're killing me! | Watch Video
    When a stand-up comedian performs his or her routine and nobody laughs, it's said they "died" on stage. But few of us know what it feels like to be the one "dying."

    Mo Rocca talks with veterans of standup comedy deaths, including Joan Rivers, Gilbert Gottfried and Susie Essman, about their experiences and how they learned to survive, and thrive, after their comic disasters.

    WEB EXTRA: A funny way to die
    Stand-up comedian Tony Bock describes the special pain of his worst set ever -- and boy, was it bad.

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    WORLD: Is the Dead Sea really dead? (Video)
    The Dead Sea really is "dead." Because of its extremely high salt content, no animal or plant life (besides the hardy plankton) can survive in it.

    So why do tourists from around the world flock to bathe in its deep blue waters and smear mud from its banks all over their bodies?

    Clarissa Ward takes us on a trip to this exotic and unique destination.

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    RESTING PLACE: Paying tribute to our beloved pets | Watch Video
    Lee Cowan visits the Bubbling Well Pet Memorial Park in Napa, Calif., to see how devoted pet owners preserve the memory of their dearly departed companions.

    GALLERY: A final home for beloved pets

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    SUNDAY PROFILE: Mitch Albom on life, charity and God | Watch Video
    During the past 20 years few people have changed the conversation about the intersection of life and death more than author Mitch Albom.His bestselling book, "Tuesdays With Morrie," and subsequent works, have sparked a new dialogue not only about the end of life, but how to live along the way."Sunday Morning"'s newest contributor, Jane Pauley, sits down with Albom for a wide-ranging chat about a life well-lived.

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    PASSING: Experiencing a "good" death | Watch Video
    A majority of Americans says that, when the time comes, they want to die at home, but only one in four actually does.

    At age 78 John Hawkins, a New York psychotherapist, and once an avid gardener, was near death from lung disease -- and, seemingly, at peace. He let photographer Joshua Bright take pictures of his last days on Earth, at home in hospice care.

    Bright hoped to inspire a conversation about facing death, but admits facing it himself wasn't easy.

    Susan Spencer of "48 Hours" reports.

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    COMMENTARY: When joy and sorrow visit | Watch Video
    Bill Geist on the day that brought the birth of a child and the death of a parent.

    POEM: Time enough? | Watch Video
    Charles Osgood with thoughts on life and the passing of time.

    NATURE: Sunset in Montana (Extended Video)
    This week's moment in nature takes us to the setting sun over Montana's Big Sky Country.


    RECAP: April 20

    TRADITION: How much change can Pope Francis bring to the Catholic Church? | Watch Video
    On this Easter Sunday, "Sunday Morning" looks at the changes that have taken place at the Vatican since the elevation of Pope Francis. In just over a year since the election of this outsider pope from Argentina, who was given a figurative broom to sweep out the ecclesiastical cobwebs, the Catholic Church is a place transformed.

    But observers say the pontiff may disappoint those who seek real reform in the Church, due to push-back from entrenched bureaucracy within the Vatican.

    Mark Phillips reports on how much change this "outsider" pope can bring.

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    ALMANAC: Rocket belt | Watch Video
    On April 20, 1961, Harold Graham took off in the first untethered flight using a rocket belt.

    View our gallery (left) on how the dream of flying without an airplane was made real (if not exactly commonplace) with the development of the jet pack.

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    BOOKS: For kids' book author Mo Willems, childhood is an awful time | Watch Video
    Paris has long been a Mecca for American writers, from Henry James and Ernest Hemingway to Mo Willems, author and illustrator of a string of bestselling children's books, such as "Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!"

    Correspondent Rita Braver profiles the winner of three Caldecott Honors, who says he wants to continue to "make my life an adventure."

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    PROFILE: Elizabeth Warren, the fighter | Watch Video
    Senator Elizabeth Warren is not one to shy away from a challenge. Whether it's bankruptcy laws, bank bailouts or her own personal battles, she is a fighter. Mark Strassmann sits down with the pugnacious Massachusetts Senator to discuss her new book, "A Fighting Chance."

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    MUSIC: Heavenly songs from classical music's unlikely rock stars (Video)
    The Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles, a secluded group of nuns living in the farmlands north of Kansas City, have become the unlikely rock stars of traditional classical music. Correspondent Tracy Smith takes us on a first-ever look inside the place where it all happens.

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    GEIST: Free range chickens for rent (Video)
    Tired of those boring supermarket eggs in polystyrene cartons? Now you can enjoy fresh, delicious organic eggs from free-range chickens as local as your backyard. How? Rental chickens! Bill Geist meets Tyler Phillips and Deanna Samata, who started the Rent-a-Coop chicken rental business in Potomac, Md.

    "Did people even understand what you were doing?" Geist asked. "They were a little confused," replied Phillips.

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    HARTMAN: Baseball gives California man a new life after stroke (Video)
    Steve Hartman meets Donnie Edison, a California man who found a new direction through baseball after suffering a debilitating stroke.

    SUNDAY PROFILE: "Heaven Is for Real" star Greg Kinnear on belief | Watch Video
    Mo Rocca meets the actor, an Oscar-nominee for "As Good As It Gets," and star of the new movie, "Heaven Is for Real."

    GALLERY: Greg Kinnear

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    PASSAGE: Gabriel Garcia Marquez | Watch Video
    Remembering the Nobel laureate whose works included the novels "One Hundred Years of Solitude" and "Love in the Time of Cholera."

    PERFORMANCE: Charles Osgood sings "Hallelujah" (Video)
    "Sunday Morning" host Charles Osgood sings an Easter Sunday rendition of the classic "Halllelujah."

    CALENDAR: Week of April 21 | Watch Video
    "Sunday Morning" looks at some notable events of the week ahead.

    ART: The art of Ukrainian Easter eggs (Video)
    Charles Osgood reports on the Ukrainian tradition of pysanky, the art of decorating hollowed-out eggs with folk designs. Dating back to pagan times, the craft is still very much alive today.

    GALLERY: Ukrainian Easter eggs

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    NATURE: Greater Prairie Chickens (Extended Video)
    We leave you this Easter Sunday morning near Wray, Colo., a home to Greater Prairie Chickens . . . and a dance floor for males hoping to attract mates.


    RECAP: April 13

    COVER STORY: How one family may raise hope for all Alzheimer's patients | Watch Video
    Every 67 seconds someone in the United States is diagnosed with Alzheimer's. As the number of people afflicted by this devastating disease -- five million in the U.S. alone -- continues to grow, scientists are racing to find a cure.

    While that goal so far has been elusive, there is new reason for hope. Mo Rocca travels to the city of Medellin, Colombia, where scientists have discovered a rare genetic mutation that just may provide a road map to finding a cure.

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    ALMANAC: Guy Fawkes | Watch Video
    April 13, 1570, was the birth date of the English plotter who conspired to blow up England's Houses of Parliament.

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    DESIGN: The architecture of Moshe Safdie: A man of the world (Video)
    Legos are more than a toy for the world-famous architect Moshe Safdie. They were the inspiration for one of his most famous works. Martha Teichner has the portrait of an artist on top of the world.

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    TRADITION: Making some of the world's best Matzo (Video)
    Matzo is an important part of any Passover Seder. Nancy Giles visits Streit's Matzo Factory on New York's Lower East Side and learns the true meaning of making Matzo.

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    TRAVEL: Pullman rail cars: A detour back through time (Video)
    While most journeys merely take you from Point A to Point B, one special form of train travel involves a detour back through time. Dean Reynolds takes a closer look at the famous sleeper cars in which generations past rode on trips across the country. All aboard!

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    PASSAGE: 50th anniversary of the Mustang
    In 1964 Ford introduced the sporty car that's galloped into automotive history books.

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    MOVIES: All in a day's work for movie stunt people | Watch Video
    From "Ben-Hur" to "Star Wars" to the Marvel superhero franchise, part of what makes these movies so thrilling are the death-defying action sequences. More often than not, the real people jumping off buildings, out of airplanes, onto moving trains or any of a thousand other stunts are highly skilled men and woman who may risk their lives to take your breath away.

    Lee Cowan goes behind the scenes with some of Hollywood's top stunt men and women for a look at the silver screen's real action heroes.

    WEB EXCLUSIVE VIDEOS:

    Nominees for movie stunt awards
    Stunt people don't get Oscars, but they are honored at the annual Taurus World Stunt Awards. CBSNews.com's David Morgan looks at this year's nominees in the category of Best Specialty Stunt.

    From 1979: Meet the stunt double of "Wonder Woman"
    From the archives: Jeannie Epper was born to be a Hollywood stuntwoman - her father, mother and siblings were all stunt people, too. In this CBS News profile first broadcast on May 3, 1979, Dan Rather interviewed Epper about the hazards of her profession.

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    HARTMAN: 98-year-old-barber still going strong (Video)
    The notion of retirement has little appeal for people whose work has always been a cut above. Steve Hartman introduces us to a barber who has been cutting hair since the Great Depression, and who has no plans to hang up his scissors.

    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)!

    WEB EXCLUSIVE VIDEO EXCERPTS:

    Pharrell Williams: "My story is the average story"

    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 Chad Hugo

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    COMMENTARY: To be continued: When TV series finales aren't quite finished
    Contributor Conor Knighton on the habit of stretching TV shows and movie adaptations beyond a fan's endurance.

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    CALENDAR: Week of April 14
    "Sunday Morning" looks at some notable events of the week ahead.

    AGENDA: More events coming up soon:

    31st Annual Gathering of Nations
    Albuquerque, N.M.
    April 24-26, 2014

    Chicken Fried Steak Festival
    Lamesa, Texas
    April 25-27, 2014

    New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival
    New Orleans, La.
    April 25-May 4, 2014

    NATURE: Wild horses (Extended Video)
    We leave you this "Sunday Morning" among the wild horses at the Rachel Carson Reserve near Beaufort, North Carolina.

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    WEB EXCLUSIVE: David Edelstein on the politics of movies | Watch Video
    Our film critic says even comic-book blockbusters can convey ideological messages.


    RECAP: April 6

    HEADLINES: Electronic pulse signals detected in Flight 370 search (Video)
    More sounds have been picked up in the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet and its 239 passengers. Searchers are calling the electronic pulses detected deep in the Indian Ocean an "acoustic event." Seth Doane reports.

    COVER STORY: Are elite athletes born or made?
    For athletes and sports lovers alike, springtime is heaven, when the NCAA Final Four, NBA and NHL playoffs, Major League Baseball, NASCAR and golf all vie for our attention. As we mere mortals marvel at the accomplishments and abilities of superstar athletes, many of us wonder if - with the right training and focus - we, too, could have been a professional athlete.

    Which raises the age-old question: are athletes "born" or "made"?

    In our cover story, Susan Spencer of "48 Hours" looks at the latest research into the role of genetics in athletic excellence.

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    WEB EXTRA: Testing an athlete's genes to aid training (Video)
    When Jenny Burke, a world-class kayaker, sought to adjust her training to boost her performance, she turned to a lab. Tom Murphy, the director of Genetic Performance, explains how analyzing Burke's genes could help her focus attention not just on parts of her body, but parts of a race.

    CBS NEWS POLL: Does practice make perfect in sports?
    Americans are asked whether they think athletic ability is genetic or the result of practice

    ALMANAC: The 1st geosynchronous communications satellite
    On April 6, 1965, Intelsat 1 (a.k.a. Early Bird) was launched, making possible the first live satellite TV broadcast.

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    BILL GEIST: Mah Jongg madness (Video)
    The NCAA's "March Madness" comes to an end this weekend, but Mah Jongg Madness rages on!

    Bill Geist reports from the Mah Jongg Madness Tournament in Las Vegas, where more than 300 fierce competitors played the game that originated in China for the top prize of $1,500.

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    FAMILY CHRONICLES: Unraveling the disappearance of Michael Rockefeller
    Ever since patriarch John D. Rockefeller founded Standard Oil and became the world's first billionaire, his family's name has signified wealth, privilege, public service and philanthropy.Rockefellers have lived under a microscope ever since -- and that was never more true than for a few weeks in 1961, when 23-year-old Michael D. Rockefeller (son of then-Governor Nelson Rockefeller) disappeared without a trace after his boat capsized off the coast of New Guinea.

    He was presumed drowned, but new evidence is just emerging that he may have met a more tragic and disturbing fate at the hands of headhunters and cannibals. Jim Axelrod has the incredible tale.

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    PASSAGE: David Letterman | Watch Video
    The "Late Show" host has announced his intention to bow out from the late-night spotlight.

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    BROADWAY: Idina Menzel makes a name for herself
    During this year's Academy Awards, where the best of film was celebrated, by far the most memorable moment was a mistake: John Travolta's botched introduction of "Frozen" singer Idina Menzel, whom he called "Adele Dazeem."

    The flub went viral - and brought even more attention to the talented, Tony Award-winning star of "Wicked" and "Rent."

    Tracy Smith caught up with Menzel to talk about her life; her new Broadway musical, "If/Then"; and her reaction to the Travolta travesty.

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    HARTMAN: Nebraska man undergoing chemo helps cancer patients in time of need (Video)
    After his cancer diagnosis, Jon McAlpin came to realize his life still had meaning. Now the 60-year-old retired firefighter is working to spread that message to other patients as a greeter at an Omaha hospital. Steve Hartman reports.

    SUNDAY PROFILE: The fearless Nicolas Cage | Watch Video
    From his off-beat roles in such films as "Raising Arizona" and "Moonstruck," to Hollywood blockbusters like "National Treasure," to his Academy Award-winning portrayal in "Leaving Las Vegas," Nicolas Cage has been an actor to reckon with - and that's just the way he likes it.

    Our Lee Cowan sat down with the versatile, mysterious, and sometimes controversial Cage for our Sunday Profile.

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    • "Joe" (Official site); In theatres and on-demand beginning April 11
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    OPINION: Ben Stein to John Kerry: "Time to wake up" | Watch Video
    Our contributor offers his thoughts on Jonathan Pollard and a proposed Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement.

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    CALENDAR: Week of April 7
    "Sunday Morning" looks at some notable events of the week ahead.

    NATURE: Holland's Keukenhof Gardens (Extended Video)
    This week's moment in nature takes us among the tulips at the Keukenhof Gardens outside Amsterdam.


    RECAP: March 30

    HEADLINES: Confusion, frustration continue in search for Flight 370 (Video)
    The mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has dragged into a fourth week, and search teams combing the ocean off Australia's west coast for the wreckage have found nothing. Frustrated relatives of Chinese passengers are now demanding the government apologize for its handling of the search. Holly Williams reports.

    COVER STORY: The serious work of comedy | Watch Video
    Tuesday is April 1st, also known, of course, as April Fools' Day - a day to put peanut butter in someone's slipper or unscrew the top of the salt shaker. Those are just two (admittedly lame) examples of practical jokes people play on each other, particularly on this one day of the year.

    But what does it take to be truly funny - to make millions of people laugh out loud day in and day out? In our cover story Susan Spencer of "48 Hours" talks with some of the funniest people on the planet to explore the art and science of laughter.

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    CBS News Poll: Who will be an April Fools' prankster?

    ALMANAC: Pencil with attached eraser | Watch Video
    On March 30, 1858, a patent was approved for a pencil with an embedded component that aided the error-prone.

    ART: A museum honors the glory days of graffiti art | Watch Video
    When people hear the word "graffiti," many no doubt think of vandalism. Once considered a symbol of urban blight - names and images illegally spray-painted on buildings and subway cars - these days a growing number of enthusiasts with deep pockets are calling graffiti something else: art.

    Rita Braver tours a N.Y. museum exhibit of graffiti, some of which is worth upwards of $100,000.

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    SUNDAY JOURNAL: Continuing the search for Wash. mudslide victims
    Eight days after a devastating landslide wiped away dozens of homes, rescue workers and volunteers maintain their quest for those who were lost. John Blackstone reports.

    DRUG WARS: The surprising result of a son's search for his father | Watch Video
    Tony Dokoupil's dad disappeared when he was six; his quest to find his father led him into the thick of the 1980s drug wars. Tracy Smith reports.

    WEB EXTRA: Read an excerpt from Tony Dokoupil's "The Last Pirate."

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    PASSAGE: Jeremiah Denton, and a stolen Renoir painting (Video)
    Former Alabama Senator Jeremiah Denton passed away this week at the age of 89. Known for blinking the word torture in Morse Code during a propaganda video while a POW in Vietnam, Denton spent seven years in captivity. Also this week: the Pierre-Auguste Renoir painting "On the Shore of the Seine" was unveiled at the Baltimore Museum of Art, nearly 63 years after it was stolen.

    THE PRESIDENCY: Re-viewing the legacy of LBJ | Watch Video
    Lyndon Baines Johnson, who became our 36th President on November 22, 1963, the day John F. Kennedy was killed in Dallas, went on to become one of the most dynamic, powerful, and controversial chief executives of the 20th Century.

    Now there's a new Broadway play with a unique take on his legacy. David Martin sits down with "Breaking Bad" star Bryan Cranston to talk about his transforming role as LBJ in "All the Way," and his new-found appreciation for the man from Texas.

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    HARTMAN: Simple act of kindness continues to pay dividends for Ohio boy (Video)
    When Myles Eckert gave his $20 windfall to a soldier at an Ohio Cracker Barrel, he never imagined what would happen next. Steve Hartman follows up with one boy who has inspired so many to pay it forward.

    SUNDAY PROFILE: Cobie Smulders on life after "How I Met Your Mother" | Watch Video
    If you happen to be a fan of the hit CBS TV show, "How I Met Your Mother," Cobie Smulders needs no introduction. But whether you're a fan or not, what you might not know is that this talented actress was studying to be a marine biologist before her dark good lucks sparked a modeling career- which she often hated.

    What she loves is acting, and now as the finale of "HIMYM" approaches, our Anthony Mason catches up with Smulders, just as her career on the big screen is about to take off.

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    SEASONS: The magnificent sandhill crane migration (Video)
    After what has been a brutal winter, spring is finally here! One sure sign of its arrival (and one of the most spectacular) is the annual migration of hundreds of thousands of sandhill cranes as they fly north for the summer.

    Contributor and wildlife photographer Joel Sartore takes us to Nebraska's Platte River for a first-hand look at one of nature's great wonders - the mass migration of the magnificent sandhill cranes.

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    CALENDAR: Week of March 31
    "Sunday Morning" looks at some notable events of the week ahead.

    NATURE: Snow owls (Extended Video)
    This week's moment in nature takes us among the snowy owls of Dayton, N.Y.


    RECAP: March 23, "The Money Issue"

    Anthony Mason hosts our annual edition devoted to business, finance, philanthropy, how we spend money, and when to save.

    HEADLINES: Additional satellite images detect possible plane debris (Video)
    More satellite images detecting an object that could be related to missing Malaysia Air Flight 370 have surfaced. Search efforts are intensifying to find any possible debris from the plane that has now been missing for more than two weeks. Holly Williams reports.

    COVER STORY: A dying breed: The American shopping mall
    Since the 1950s shopping malls have become a permanent part of the American landscape -- or so we thought.

    With the growing popularity of online shopping, malls across the country are struggling, many even shutting their doors and being torn down. But others are adapting to the changing retail times by coming up with new and creative ways to draw consumers.

    Mark Strassmann goes shopping for the latest in shopping malls.

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    DESIGN: Currency for a modern world | Watch Video
    For many our American money is all about dead statesmen and old buildings. But go abroad and you'll find colorful, creative bank notes celebrating birds, beasts, technology, even sports.

    So could we see a change in the U.S. dollar's iconic look? Rita Braver finds out.

    WEB EXTRA: View our gallery of alternative designs of U.S. currency, from the Dollar ReDe$ign Project

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    CBS News Poll: Who should appear on U.S. currency?
    Americans are asked which famous figure they would like to see join the elite ranks found on our money.

    ART: Art that's made of money (Video)
    Collage artist Mark Wagner had no idea where it would go when he first cut up a dollar bill 15 years ago. But he couldn't stop making things out of money. His collages are assembled entirely from one dollar bills -- and can fetch tens of thousands of dollars. Anthony Mason reports.

    WEB EXTRA: View a gallery of some of Mark Wagner's lavish currency collages.

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    POSTCARD FROM JAPAN: A tour of Tokyo's largest fish market | Watch Video
    The island nation of Japan has less than two percent of the world's population, but consumes 10 percent of the world's fish. One of the top destinations for Tokyo's sushi chefs (and tourists) is the sprawling Tsukiji market, packed with every type of seafood imaginable, from bright colored octopus and shrimp, to king crab and tiny sardines. Seth Doane pays a visit.

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    TECHNOLOGY: Smartwatches: Eat your heart out, Dick Tracy! | Watch Video
    David Pogue reports on the battle for your wrist as companies create smartwatch devices that do everything from deliver your email to track your sleep patterns.

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