This week on "Sunday Morning" (Dec. 31)

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Last Updated Dec 31, 2017 11:06 AM EST

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COVER STORY: A look ahead at 2018
CBS News correspondents around the world look at what we can expect in 2018, and how the events of 2017 have shaped what is to come.

What's next in Washington? | Watch Video
CBS News National Correspondent Chip Reid on the challenges President Trump and Republicans face in the coming year.

What's next for Russia and the U.K.? | Watch Video
CBS News correspondent Elizabeth Palmer on Putin's upcoming election, and Britain's troublesome "Brexit."

What's next for the Middle East and Europe? | Watch Video
CBS News correspondent Seth Doane on the prospects for diplomacy, and the rise of populist, far-right and separatist movements.

What's next for Asia? | Watch Video
CBS News correspondent Ben Tracy on the North Korean nuclear crisis that looms on the horizon.

      
THE YEAR IN REVIEW
: Top news stories of 2017, month-by-month | Watch Video
Jane Pauley has a recap of some of the year's biggest news stories.

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The makers of Hangar 1's Fog Point Vodka literally coax water out of thin air. CBS News

SPIRITS: Distilling vodka from San Francisco's fog | Watch Video
Just in time for a New Year's toast, Lee Cowan tells us about vodka made from fog. Here's to you, San Francisco!

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THE YEAR IN REVIEW
: The top books of 2017 | Watch Video

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James Franco with correspondent Tony Dokoupil. CBS News

SUNDAY PROFILE: "Disaster Artist" star James Franco on finding a work-life balance | Watch Video
Correspondent Tony Dokoupil catches up with the actor, currently starring in the film "The Disaster Artist."

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THE YEAR IN REVIEW
: The top music of 2017 | Watch Video

      
HEALTH: The rise of "gaming disorder" (Video)
The World Health Organization is poised to list "gaming disorder" - the point at which playing video games takes precedence over other life interests and daily activities - as an official human malady. Jane Pauley reports.     

        
THE YEAR IN REVIEW
: The top online stats of 2017 | Watch Video

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THE YEAR IN REVIEW: Hail and farewell to those we lost in 2017 | Watch Video
Jane Pauley looks back at the lives and accomplishments of the people we lost in the year gone by.

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THE YEAR IN REVIEW
: The top movies of 2017 | Watch Video

      
OPINION:
Faith Salie on how art can help shape our New Year's resolutions | Watch Video
At the end of another breathless year, the "Sunday Morning" contributor takes stock in the meaning of mistakes and repairing one's self.

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THE YEAR IN REVIEW
: The top TV of 2017 | Watch Video

      
NATURE: 
Sequoias (Video)
We leave you this last Sunday Morning of 2017 in King's Canyon National Park in California ... among towering sequoias many hundreds of years old. Videographer: Jamie McDonald.

    


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NATURE UP CLOSE:
A Piney Woods Christmas
In southeast Texas, species diversity makes up for lack of a snow at the holidays.

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