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A new book about the rock and blues singer presents a portrait of a gifted, complex and challenging artist who became an iconic trailblazer during her 27 years. Anthony Mason talks with music journalist Holly George-Warren about her biography, "Janis: Her Life and Music."
Herbert Hoover had been president for less than a year when the Crash of 1929 initiated the Great Depression, an epochal event in American history that would place his name near the bottom of presidential rankings. But the engineer and business magnate, who made several fortunes in his 20s, is also remembered as a great humanitarian for feeding several million starving Belgians during World War I, and for introducing a variety of innovations in American life, from standardized traffic lights to milk cartons. Mo Rocca examines Hoover's remarkable rise (from humble beginnings to the White House) and his remarkable fall.
Director Martin Scorsese and actors Al Pacino and Robert De Niro talk with correspondent Lee Cowan about their first-ever collaboration, "The Irishman," the true story of Frank Sheeran, a hit man for a Philadelphia crime family. The mob epic, which spans decades, was created using cutting-edge technology to "de-age" its cast, as it traces a story of loyalty and corruption, and explores the fate of Teamsters Union president Jimmy Hoffa.
Correspondents David Pogue, Martha Teichner and Nancy Giles, along with "Sunday Morning" intern Cory Peeler, face a difficult challenge: Find their way out of a room before a bomb goes off! It's just one of many examples of the big business in escape rooms – immersive adventures in which people must solve puzzles in order to extricate themselves.
Contributor Luke Burbank recently took up a new hobby – skateboarding – and while inside he felt like a kid again, outside he remained very much a middle-aged man, with a sense of balance that could only be described as intermittent.
"It's controlled chaos right now," said one solar installer amid surging demand after electricity shutdown
Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren says she will soon release a plan explaining how she'd pay for her universal health care plan, known as Medicare for All. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns spoke to Tanya Rivero about why this announcement is coming now.
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Historic spacewalk shows increasing diversity at NASA and across the science and technology world
The former speaker of the House called the press "the enemies of the president"
Little is known about Romney's alter ego – except he seems to be French and he likes to "lurk"
A look back at the esteemed personalities who've left us this year, who touched us with their innovation, creativity and humanity
The Oscar-winning filmmaker has challenged audiences with stories of crime, isolation, ambition and faith
The largest pop culture event on the East Coast drew hordes of sci-fi, fantasy, anime and comic book fans, many of whom came in disguises (or, in the case of some superheroes, discarded them)
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Michael Musto describes what it was like to be honored by his stepson, a football player
Isaiah Payton couldn't leave the hospital because his house was not equipped for his new disabilities – so, Shaq stepped him
91-year-old Shirley Matties has dementia, but she immediately recognized the love of her life on their anniversary
He may be dressed as a grouchy old man, but this toddler's smile is infectious
"He doesn't ask for anything. He just gives you a greeting and there's no way you can't greet him back and be grateful," one neighbor said