This week on "Sunday Morning" (April 15)

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Last Updated Apr 15, 2018 12:20 PM EDT

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Guest host: Kai Ryssdal, host of "Marketplace" from American Public Media

Aftermath of missile strike on Syria (Video)
The Pentagon says the Assad regime's chemical weapons program was all but destroyed, after President Trump and British and French allies ordered missile strikes this weekend. The operation came after a purported chemical weapons attack in Douma last weekend, which the Syrian government maintains never happened. Seth Doane talked with a scientist who worked at a facility that was bombed.

Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs with correspondent Lee Cowan. CBS News

COVER STORY: Testing a universal basic income | Watch Video
Stockton, Calif., is launching a pilot program to test the benefits of a Basic Universal Income (BUI) -- giving $500 a month of free money (paid for with philanthropic funding) to residents to fight economic hardship. Lee Cowan reports.

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Dirty money | Watch Video
Do you have money that has been damaged by fire, water, termites, or has literally been chewed up by Fido? There is an office at the U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing that will replace your damaged bills. Rita Braver shares some of the wild stories of currency that has gone through the wringer (or much, much worse).

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All the money in the world | Watch Video
A couple whose child was diagnosed with a brain tumor is hoping an influx of funding will help find a cure. Tracy Smith reports. 

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The Covo coworking space in San Francisco offers open seating, dedicated desks, and semi-private offices, as well as access to a cafe and coffee bar, tap room, dry cleaning services and a nap room. CBS News

WORK: Co-working: The new way to work | Watch Video
Freelancers, consultants and entrepreneurs no longer need to work out of their homes or garages. Instead, they can rent space at "co-working" firms, like WeWork, that provide a place to plug in as well as all the perks of a shared office space - like a gym membership, but for work. Tony Dokoupil examines the co-working industry, which has grown from as few as 70 people in 2007 to 1.5 million worldwide.

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A new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., commemorates laborers.  CBS News

ART: "The Sweat of Their Face": Portraits of workers | Watch Video
Portraits of Americans that one might see in a museum typically have been of the nation's elite, where a wealthy subject was able to hire an artist to paint a portrait. A new exhibition at the National Portrait Galley in Washington, "The Sweat of Their Face," reveals the faces of laborers in portraits of workers, immigrant labor, child laborers and custodians whose efforts continuing build our country. Michelle Miller reports.

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 The story of My Pillow (Video)
You've seen the infomercials for "My Pillow"; Mike Lindell has sold 41 million of the pillows he invented, and he did so against some pretty stiff odds, including overcoming a crack cocaine habit that became so bad, his dealers staged an intervention. Martha Teichner talks with Lindell about his unique success story, and how his business has helped other recovering addicts.

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Counter-clockwise from top left: Atticus the hedgehog, Yeti Kong and Ella Bean - Instagram stars all, with a combined 1.25 million human followers. Instagram

INSTAGRAM: Animal influencers: How popular pets on Instagram launch careers | Watch Video
Richard Schlesinger finds out how pets that have become stars on Instagram have also won their owners some lucrative sponsorships.

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Actress and producer Salma Hayek Pinault. CBS News

SUNDAY PROFILE: Salma Hayek Pinault on the art of charity | Watch Video
The actress-producer has helped propel humanitarian efforts with her philanthropic work, and helped propel the #MeToo movement with her personal stories. John Blackstone reports.

WEB EXTRA: Extended interview transcript with Selma Hayek Pinault

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Salma Hayek Pinault on activism
Salma Hayek Pinault, an Oscar-nominated actress and producer, has also made a name for herself as an activist and fundraiser for social causes, from aiding child welfare and humanitarian relief for earthquake victims, to helping women who suffer from domestic violence. In this web exclusive, she offers John Blackstone an example of how she advocated for social causes, and why she sees herself as a "dreamer."

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Salma Hayek Pinault on making "Frida"
The Oscar-nominated actress and producer of "Frida" talks with John Blackstone about the optimism she summoned to push through the 2002 Oscar-winning film about the Mexican painter, and how actress Ashley Judd responded to her request to appear in the film.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Salma Hayek Pinault on the success of the #MeToo movement
Oscar-nominated actress-producer Salma Hayek Pinault talks with John Blackstone about the changes she can already see in Hollywood manifesting from the #MeToo movement.

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Correspondent Luke Burbank check out rental properties at the Hollywood Forever cemetery with broker Baron Chu. CBS News

THE GREAT BEYOND: Real estate to die for (Video)
As with most real estate, the key to cemetery plots is "Location! Location! Location!" Luke Burbank talks with Baron Chu, a broker of burial plots, and visits the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Hollywood, Calif., where pricey plots are sold to starry-eyed customers seeking status and a view, from six feet under.

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Photographer Matt Black at work. CBS News

ART:  Photographing poverty | Watch Video
For the last four years photographer Matt Black has traveled the country, driving more than 100,000 miles, to photograph communities living in poverty -- people of all races, cultures and geographies whose lived experiences contradict the idea of America as a "Land of Milk and Honey." Michelle Miller reports.

GALLERY: Matt Back's "The Geography of Poverty"

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Can money buy happiness? | Watch Video
A fancy car, a new wardrobe, an iPhone X - just a few of the things that money can buy.  But can cash bring contentment?  Susan Spencer talks with a man who chucked his six-figure salary as a globe-trotting investment banker to take a job as a Dallas fireman. 

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Bucks (Extended Video)
We leave you this morning with bucks - white-tailed deer near Ocala, Florida. Videographer: Mark Emery.


Danish photographer Peter Funch documented the daily migration around New York City's Grand Central Station, capturing the poetry and elegance of commuters' daily rituals. Peter Funch

LENS: A gallery en route: Photographs of commuters | Watch Video
Day after day, Danish photographer Peter Funch could be found on the corner of 42nd Street and Vanderbilt Avenue in New York City, documenting the daily migration of commuters around Grand Central Station, capturing the poetry and elegance of daily rituals. Michelle Miller reports.

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