This week on "Sunday Morning" (May 12)

Last Updated May 12, 2019 11:01 AM EDT

Correspondents Lee Cowan and Mo Rocca accept the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Morning Program for "CBS Sunday Morning," May 5, 2019, at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, Calif. CBS News

On Sunday, May 5, "Sunday Morning" won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Morning Program. Thank you to the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences – and thank you to our viewers, who make it all worthwhile!


Teaching anti-vax parents to trust science and the MMR vaccine | Watch Video
The World Health Organization listed vaccine hesitancy – when parents delay or withhold vaccines for their children – as one of the top ten health risks for 2019. Now, with more than 700 confirmed cases of measles in 23 states, public health officials are scrambling to put a stop to it. Dr. Jon LaPook reports on using science as an antidote to misinformation about vaccines.

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Mothers Day

The centerpiece of the new Statue of Liberty Museum, on Liberty Island in New York Harbor, is the original torch Lady Liberty carried, which was replaced in the 1980s because it leaked. CBS News

LANDMARKS: A new museum for Lady Liberty | Watch Video
This week the $100 million Statue of Liberty Museum opens on Liberty Island in New York Harbor. It tells the story of the creation of Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi's statue back in the 1800s – a gift of France – and also the story of how it became a symbol of America, of inclusion, of liberty. Martha Teichner reports.

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Howard Stern with Tracy Smith. CBS News

RADIO: The evolving Howard Stern | Watch Video
Over the past 13 years, Howard Stern helped SiriusXM satellite radio grow from a fledgling experiment into a 33-million-subscriber empire. But Stern, who made a name for himself as a potty-mouthed shock jock, has evolved – as a celebrity interviewer and as a person. He talks with Tracy Smith about his new book of interviews, "Howard Stern Comes Again"; his psychotherapy; a health scare that demonstrated he "wasn't Superman"; and how he and his wife are guardian angels to a thousand rescue cats.

BOOK EXCERPT: Howard Stern on how therapy changed him

EXTENDED TRANSCRIPT: Read more from Tracy Smith's interview with Howard Stern

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An artist's rendering of the repurposed TWA Terminal at JFK, now a 512-room hotel and conference center. MCR Development

TRAVEL: Up, up and away at the TWA Hotel | Watch Video
When Trans World Airlines went bankrupt in 2001, it was the end of an aviation era – and of architect Eero Saarinen's classic TWA Terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, one of the most distinctive buildings in the world. Rescued from the bulldozer by building preservationists, the magnetic terminal that once drew air travelers has now been transformed into the nostalgic TWA Hotel. Kris Van Cleave checks in. 

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From left: Yusef Salaam, Kevin Richardson, Antron McCray, CBS News correspondent Maurice DuBois, Korey Wise and Raymond Santana. CBS News

JUSTICE: The Central Park Five speak | Watch Video
With a new Netflix series about their case premiering, the men who came to be known as the Central Park Five share with correspondent Maurice DuBois the many costs of a false conviction. 

To watch a trailer for "When They See Us," directed by Ana DuVernay, click on the video player below:

When They See Us | Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix by Netflix on YouTube

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"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek with "Sunday Morning" host Jane Pauley. CBS News

SUNDAY PROFILE: "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek on his cancer diagnosis | Watch Video
For 35 years Alex Trebek has hosted nearly 8,000 episodes of the game show "Jeopardy!" and won six Emmy Awards. And while contestant James Holzhauer's record-setting streak has been making headlines of late, the biggest news from the show has been Trebek's fight against pancreatic cancer. He talked with Jane Pauley about his chemotherapy, the crippling pain, and his determination not to miss a day of work.

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Admiral William McRaven (retired). CBS News

MILITARY: Life lessons and war stories from Admiral William H. McRaven | Watch Video
Admiral William McRaven, now retired, thought commanding the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound would be the crowning achievement of his 37 years as a Navy SEAL, until he gave a 2014 commencement speech at the University of Texas at Austin that went viral – a lesson in personal responsibility that spoke to millions across the globe and became a bestseller, "Make Your Bed." David Martin talks with Admiral McRaven about the long, long road from making your bed to missions in Iraq and Afghanistan.

READ AN EXCERPT: "Sea Stories" by Admiral William H. McRaven

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 Mares and their foals (Extended Video)
For Mother's Day, "Sunday Morning" takes us near Corolla, North Carolina. Videographer: Carl Mrozek.


ALMANAC: The ironing board | Watch Video
On May 12, 1874, the prolific African-American inventor Elijah J. McCoy patented an "ironing "table." Jane Pauley reports.

From 2003: Extreme ironing

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Extreme ironing (Video)
It's not an Olympic sport (yet), but as correspondent Bill Geist discovered, adherents of extreme ironing go to herculean extremes as they wield their irons in ever-more challenging situations, pressing on in their quest to remove wrinkles. Originally broadcast on "Sunday Morning" November 7, 2003.

 Week of May 13 | Watch Video
From the Webby Awards to the 144th Preakness Stakes, "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.

From 1986: Immigrants on the Statue of Liberty

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Immigrants on the Statue of Liberty (VIDEO)
Lady Liberty has come to represent the idea of America, freedom and opportunity to generations. "Sunday Morning" host Charles Kuralt presents the story of the Statue of Liberty as told by the experiences of immigrants arriving at New York Harbor, as well as by photographer Peter B. Kaplan, who documented the statue in amazing closeups; Richard Adler, who composed a suite in her honor; Elmo Leonardelli, a scaffolder who worked on its 1986 restoration; and Lee Iacocca, chairman of the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation. Originally broadcast on January 5, 1986.

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