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Mankind has never been closer to setting foot on Mars. NASA is completing construction of its new Mars rover, in readiness for launching next summer, while SpaceX is firing prototypes of its Mars rocket engines, getting ready for short test flights in late 2020. David Pogue reports on the prognosis for manned exploration of the Red Planet, and how human endurance is being tested in a habitat constructed on the slopes of a Hawaiian volcano.
Are you the spontaneous type? Can you keep a secret? Then you might be someone to throw a "surprise wedding," an increasingly popular option for couples hoping to avoid the stresses of wedding planning or fighting bridesmaids. Plus, you get to surprise people! Luke Burbank met an Ohio couple who sprang the big news to their guests at a party that suddenly turned matrimonial.
The former actress and producer, and the first woman to head a major film studio, became a role model in a male-dominated industry. Then, while at the top of her game, she boldly left the business altogether. Mo Rocca reports.
"Sunday Morning" host Jane Pauley interviews her husband, the Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Garry Trudeau, whose comic strip he started at Yale University in the 1960s, "Bull Tales," evolved into one of the most influential and enduring chronicles of the counterculture. Now 70, Trudeau talks about his Pulitzer Prize-winning strip, and the effect his memorable characters' journey has had on him and his "accidental career." (Originally broadcast on December 2, 2018.)
Long before crossfit became a fad and spinning a sensation, there was the dance-based workout Jazzercise, and this '80s throwback is surprisingly alive and kicking. As correspondent Michelle Miller discovered, Jazzercise founder Judi Sheppard Missett, at 75, and her multi-million-dollar company are both in great shape.
Vaping sales ban pits city against one of its best-known hometown startups, the e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc.
Over the next three decades, more than 300 counties in the West will see more severe smoke waves from wildfires, sometimes lasting weeks longer than in years past, according to researchers
Her Lyft driver told investigators that the 23-year-old met an unknown individual, put her bag in the person's car, and left
Prosecutors say the California congressman spent thousands of dollars from his campaign on dates with his mistresses
The 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund was only funded through 2020, and is running out of money
Appeal challenges a judge's view that the women's testimony shows "chilling similarities" and a "signature crime"
50 photos to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing
A look back at the esteemed personalities who've left us this year, who touched us with their innovation, creativity and humanity
It's summertime - time for music at festivals and venues across the country
He calls himself the "World's Best Father," and he's got the pictures of himself and his daughter, Alice, to prove it
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The 10-year-old yellow Labrador retriever is credited with helping to rescue a dozen people over the course of her career
Actress Jenny Slate gave the commencement address at Gwen Lynch's graduate at Massachusetts' Cuttyhunk Island
In true 10-year-old fashion, she celebrated with pizza
Julia "Hurricane" Hawkins said she competes to impress her family. Her secret is gardening at her Louisiana home
When Finn Lanning found out why once of his students was planning to leave school, he knew he had to help
Even while battling a rare, life-threatening blood disorder, Laila Anderson's support of the Blues never wavered