This week on "Sunday Morning" (July 15)

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Last Updated Jul 15, 2018 12:22 PM EDT

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COVER STORY: Social media, the scourge of adolescence | Watch Video
The new dramedy "Eighth Grade," about a painfully shy 13-year old stumbling through her last week of middle school, is the first film for writer-director Bo Burnham and for its young star, Elsie Fisher. But there's more to the movie than the usual teen angst and acne. There's the loneliness that, research tells us, is becoming more pervasive for young people with the rise in social media's influence. Tracy Smith talks with Burnham, and with San Diego State professor Jean Twenge, author of "iGen," about how the internet is making adolescence even tougher.

To watch a trailer for "Eighth Grade" click on the video player below.

Eighth Grade | Official Trailer HD | A24 by A24 on YouTube

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ALMANAC: The Gianni Versace murder | Watch Video
On July 15, 1997, the fashion designer was killed on the front steps of his Miami Beach mansion. Steve Hartman reports. 

CRAFT: The art of making globes | Watch Video
In the era of Google Maps, who makes a living out of creating globes - by hand? Peter Bellerby, of Bellerby & Co. Globemakers, for one. Headquartered in London, he talks with Martha Teichner about how a desire to purchase a globe led to him becoming one of the masters of the craft. (This story was originally broadcast October 8, 2017.)

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MILEPOST: Reopening the Emmett Till murder case (Video)
The Justice Department confirmed this week that, based on unspecified "new information," it is re-opening the case of Emmett Till, the 14-year-old African-American youth from Chicago who was kidnapped and killed in the town of Money, Mississippi back in 1955. Steve Hartman reports.

MUSIC: The Killers' Brandon Flowers: Swagger and faith | Watch Video
The Killers' song "Mr. Brightside" skyrocketed up the charts in 2003, and the group's most recent album, "Wonderful Wonderful," debuted at number one. Correspondent Kristine Johnson talks with Killers frontman Brandon Flowers about his deep Las Vegas roots, and why his Mormon faith might make him an unlikely ambassador for Sin City.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Killers frontman Brandon Flowers on pop music today: "We need to class it up a little bit"
The lead singer of The Killers, Brandon Flowers, talks with correspondent Kristine Johnson about the state of popular music today.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: The Killers return to their roots
Ronnie Vannucci and Brandon Flowers, of the Las Vegas rock 'n' roll group The Killers, revisit with correspondent Kristine Johnson the house where the band practiced in its early days.

To hear The Killers perform the title track of "Wonderful Wonderful" click on the video player below.

Wonderful Wonderful by The Killers - Topic on YouTube

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A TASTE OF SUMMER: Shanghai's soup dumplings | Watch Video
Ben Tracy takes a tour of Shanghai, which is home to the best xialongbao (soup dumplings, or pork dumplings injected with soup).

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PASSAGE: Tab Hunter and Nancy Sinatra | Watch Video
Hollywood star and gay icon Tab Hunter died on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at age 86. Steve Hartman looks back at the life and career of the teen heartthrob and cult movie actor who would write a revealing autobiography about living as a homosexual in Hollywood. Also, we remember the life of entertainer Frank Sinatra's first wife, Nancy Sinatra, who died this week at age 101. 

FROM THE ARCHIVES: The confidential Tab Hunter (2005) (Video)
In this "Sunday Morning" profile originally broadcast on October 23, 2005, correspondent Susan Spencer talked with Hunter about his struggle with fame, battling homophobia in the 1950s and '60s, and the resurgence of his career working with outré filmmaker John Waters ("Polyester").

SUNDAY PROFILE: Jennifer Garner on the farm, and away from paparazzi | Watch Video
Conor Knighton talks with the actress and fellow Charleston, West Virginia native who became a star on the series "Alias," and became tabloid fodder with her marriage to (and separation from) Ben Affleck. Today, Jennifer Garner is back on screen, and has recently co-founded Once Upon a Farm, an organic fresh baby food company.

PREVIEW: Jennifer Garner opens up about tabloid scrutiny of marriage and separation

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HARTMAN: Students sing praises of music teacher (Video)
For 30 years high school music teacher Robert Moore directed one of the greatest high school choral groups in the country, the Ponca City Chorale, of Ponca City, Okla. Now retired, Moore would love nothing more than a repeat performance. Unknown to Moore, that is precisely what his former students arranged to surprise their mentor. Steve Hartman reports. 

SPORTS: Soccer finally scores in the U.S. | Watch Video
Jim Axelrod meets with the "Men in Blazers" – soccer aficionados Michael Davies and Roger Bennett – who talk about the rise in popularity of soccer (sorry, football!) in the United States, and attribute it to the rise of a new medium: the Internet.

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COMMENTARY:  Jim Gaffigan on M&M's World | Watch Video
The comedian on a global chain of stores devoted to a single candy.

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CALENDAR: Week of July 16 | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead.

NATURE: Elephants (Extended Video)
We leave you this Sunday Morning among the elephants of the Ngorongoro Crater in the highlands of Tanzania. Videographer: Lee McEachern.

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NATURE UP CLOSE:
What's in a number?
Whether animals are assigned numbers or names by the scientists studying them, their attraction remains the same.


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