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COVER STORY: A quadriplegic mother on raising twins: "Having a disability is not the end of the world" | Watch Video
Dani Izzie and her husband, Rudy, insist there's nothing special about how they're raising their twin girls in rural Virginia. Except that in 2009 Dani slipped on a bathroom floor and snapped her neck, paralyzing almost everything from her chest down. But that did not stop her from getting married, and pregnant, and giving birth to Lavinia and Giorgiana during the pandemic. Correspondent Lee Cowan talks with an extraordinary woman, subject of the documentary "Dani's Twins," who just wants to be considered a normal mom.

GALLERY: Quad moms: Portraits of mothers with disabilities

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DANI'S TWINS: Official Trailer by daniizzie on YouTube

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HEADLINES: Historian on Trump indictment: "Our system is working … Nobody is above the law" | Watch Video
This week Donald Trump, front-runner for the Republican Presidential nomination, was charged with 37 felony counts for retaining classified documents, including nuclear secrets, at his Florida home, and blocking the government's efforts to retrieve them. CBS News chief election and campaign correspondent Robert Costa talks with presidential historian Douglas Brinkley and veteran presidential campaign strategist Stuart Stevens about what this means for the Republican Party and the 2024 race. 

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Characters from the comedy series "Ghosts," none of whom are alive.  CBS

TV: "Ghosts": Inside a spirited comedy (Video)
In the hit comedy series "Ghosts," a young couple inherits a Victorian Era mansion in upstate New York, only to discover they have company: a motley crew of the dearly departed. Correspondent Nancy Giles talks with cast members Rose McIver, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Rebecca Wisocky, Devan Chandler Long, Román Zaragoza, Asher Grodman, Danielle Pinnock and Brandon Scott Jones, along with writer-producers Joe Wiseman and Joe Port, about playing death for laughs. 

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NEWS: Why are Canadian wildfires affecting the U.S.? | Watch Video
There are anomalies that help explain why smoke from 400 Canadian wildfires is causing such havoc in the United States. Correspondent David Pogue talks with climate and health scientist Vijay Limaye, of the Natural Resources Defense Council, about why this may be a sign of things to come.

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Phillipa Soo as Guenevere, Andrew Burnap as Arthur, Dakin Matthews as Merlyn, and Jordan Donica as Lancelot Du Lac in Lincoln Center Theater's revival of the Lerner & Loewe musical "Camelot." Joan Marcus

STAGE: "Camelot" and the legend of King Arthur | Watch Video
Nominated for five Tony Awards including best musical revival, Lerner & Loewe's "Camelot" is a romantic telling of King Arthur, Queen Guenevere and the Knights of the Round Table. But did Arthur really exist? Correspondent Mo Rocca talks with professor Dorsey Armstrong about the history and legend of the British king; and with writer Aaron Sorkin and Michael Lerner (son of lyricist Alan Jay Lerner) about how the 1960 musical became a legend itself, when the tale of an enchanted kingdom was viewed through the prism of a contemporary Camelot, the Kennedy administration.

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HEADLINES: Death of the Unabomber (Video)
Theodore "Ted" Kaczynski, a math prodigy who terrorized the nation for nearly two decades as the notorious "Unabomber," building bombs that killed three people and injured 23 others, until he was arrested in 1996, died Saturday while serving a life sentence. He was 81. Jane Pauley reports.          

PASSAGE: In memoriam (Video)
"Sunday Morning" remembers some of the notable figures who left us this week, including singer Astrud Gilberto, who gained international superstardom with the 1964 hit, "The Girl From Ipanema."      

COMMENTARY: Joel Grey on the alchemy of theater | Watch Video
As Broadway prepares for the Tony Awards, renowned song and dance man Joel Grey, who will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award, offers his thoughts on the special community formed by those in the theater – and the audience. [Don't miss the 76th annual Tony Awards, live on CBS and Paramount+ June 11.]

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Seven-time Tony Award-winner Andrew Lloyd Webber. CBS News

STAGE: Why Andrew Lloyd Webber is worried about the future of Broadway | Watch Video
With the closing of "Phantom of the Opera," and his latest musical, "Bad Cinderella," there is no Andrew Lloyd Webber production on Broadway for the first time in 43 years. The composer who helped define musical theater over the past half-century talks with correspondent Seth Doane about theater's future; the problem with the Tony Awards; writing music for Britain's new king; and the death of his son, Grammy-nominated composer Nicholas Lloyd Webber.

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HARTMAN: The virtue and reward of patience (Video)
A few months ago, Memphis gym owner Roderick Duncan noticed a homeless man, 24-year-old Bryan Taylor, sleeping in one of his old, unlocked cars. Duncan shooed him away, but Taylor returned the next day. And the next. And the next. Then, Duncan tried a different approach: offering him a cup of coffee. Correspondent Steve Hartman reports on how kindness, and a lot of patience, has helped forge a bond.

New York Times bestseller author Bonnie Garmus.   CBS News

BOOKS: "Lessons in Chemistry" author Bonnie Garmus on channeling "constructive anger" | Watch Video
After a decades-long career as a copywriter, Bonnie Garmus tried to sell her first novel; it was rejected 98 times. But her dogged determination paid off; her first published novel, "Lessons in Chemistry," has spent more than a year on the New York Times bestseller list and been translated into 40 languages. Garmus talks with correspondent Tracy Smith about Elizabeth Zott, her "subversive" heroine created in honor of her own mother.

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COMMENTARY: Comedian Alex Edelman on how to make it to Broadway | Watch Video
Performing in a production on Broadway is a lifelong dream for many. For writer-comedian Alex Edelman, his path to the Great White Way, where he is presenting his one-man show, "Just For Us," started in a pub behind a London shoe store.

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NATURE: New York Botanical Garden (Extended Video)

We leave you this Sunday morning at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, where you might say everything's coming up roses! Videographer: Gary Cohen.


ON BROADWAY: Curtain up for the 76th annual Tony Awards (Video)
The spotlight shines bright on Broadway tonight with the 76th annual Tony Awards, presented live on CBS and Paramount+. "Sunday Morning" host Jane Pauley offers a preview with some of the creators and performers being celebrated.

2023 TONY AWARDS: Here are the nominees

"Sunday Morning" on Broadway: Interviews with 2023 Tony nominees by CBS Sunday Morning on YouTube

"SUNDAY MORNING" ON BROADWAY: Interviews with 2023 Tony nominees (YouTube)
Enjoy our compilation of "Sunday Morning" features about Broadway shows that are up for this year's Tony Awards, including the revival of "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street"; the musicals "Almost Famous," "New York, New York," "Shucked" and "Some Like It Hot"; the play "Good Night, Oscar"; and the revival of August Wilson's "The Piano Lesson."  

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From the documentary "Kiss the Future." Courtesy Tribeca Festival

MOVIES: 2023 Tribeca Festival: Opening highlights, in-person and streaming
More than 100 fiction and nonfiction features will unspool at the New York City festival, with many available for home viewing through July 2 via the Tribeca At Home platform. Check out some recommended picks.

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FROM THE ARCHIVES: Artist Françoise Gilot (Video)
Françoise Gilot died in New York City Tuesday, June 6 at age 101. In 2017, then 95, she talked with Anthony Mason about her life as an artist, and of being a muse and partner to Pablo Picasso, whom she met during the German occupation of Paris. 

Pat Robertson, the founder of CBN and longtime host of "The 700 Club."   CBS News

FROM THE ARCHIVES: The provocative Pat Robertson (Video)
Religious broadcaster Pat Robertson, who hosted "The 700 Club," founded the political advocacy group Christian Coalition, and ran for the 1988 Republican presidential nomination, died June 8, 2023 at the age of 93. In this "Sunday Morning" profile that aired April 9, 2006, correspondent Rita Braver talked with Robertson about the creation of the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN), and his sometimes-controversial statements about faith and politics.

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