This week on "Sunday Morning" (September 16)

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Last Updated Sep 16, 2018 10:35 AM EDT

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HEADLINES: Latest on Hurricane Florence
CBS News correspondents track the developments of the storm striking the southeastern U.S. coast this weekend.

Florence's lethal one-two punch to the Carolinas (VIDEO)
With at least 14 deaths, Florence has wreaked havoc on North and South Carolina this weekend, bring nearly three feet of rainfall and leaving thousands homeless. Jef Glor reports the latest developments from Wilmington, North Carolina, and meteorologist Megan Glaros of CBS' Chicago station WBBM tells us what we may expect next. 

Florence: Desperate residents contend with flooding (VIDEO)
Epic rainfall and rising rivers are creating a nightmare for residents as Tropical Depression Florence continues to wreak havoc up and down the Carolina coast. Mark Strassmann reports

Rescuing Florence victims (VIDEO)
As the rain keeps falling and the water keeps rising, Florence continues to bring devastation to the Carolina coast, but not despair. Adriana Diaz reports on how first responders and volunteers are assisting those stranded by the storm.

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ALMANAC:
Rabbit ears | Watch Video
On September 16, 1919, Marvin Middlemark, the inventor of a familiar TV antenna, was born. Jane Pauley reports.

ART: Decorating hallowed ground with street art | Watch Video
When the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey asked developer Larry Silverstein to liven up his construction zone at the site of the former World Trade Center, he responded by inviting 50 street artists to cover more than 20,000 square feet of corrugated metal with graffiti. Faith Salie talks with some of the artists who have made their mark on the site, with every painted surface telling a story of mystery, acceptance and love.

GALLERY: Graffiti rises at the World Trade Center site

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PASSAGE: End of the road for the VW Beetle | Watch Video
Volkswagen announced this week that it will cease production of its iconic automobile next year. Jane Pauley reports. 

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MUSIC: Carrie Underwood on getting beyond three miscarriages, to joy | Watch Video
For Carrie Underwood, who'd auditioned for "American Idol" hoping it would up her chances for getting a job in TV news, winning the competition was like launching a country music moon rocket, leading to several hit albums and world tours. She also married NHL hockey star Mike Fisher and had a son, Isaiah.

But just when it seemed that all was perfect, life threw her a curve. Tracy Smith sits down with Underwood for an intimate conversation about pain and recovery.

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ISLAND HOPPING: Purr-adise: Hawaii's cat sanctuary | Watch Video
Welcome to "Purr-adise." Cats on the small Hawaiian island of Lanai have got it made – amazing weather, meals served in their own "cat-fur-teria," and a steady influx of adoring fans ready to give them all the love and affection they could ever want. Conor Knighton joins them.

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OPINION:
Jim Gaffigan on beer | Watch Video
The comedian isn't afraid to demand a cold brew that doesn't taste like chocolate or avocado.

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SUNDAY PROFILE: Robert Redford: "There's only the trying" | Watch Video
"You know, I can't do this forever," said Robert Redford. At 82 he's starring in a new film, "The Old Man & the Gun." It's based on the true story of Forrest Tucker, a lifelong outlaw who escaped from nearly every prison he was confined to, continuing to rob banks well into his late 70s. Lee Cowan continues his conversation with the Oscar-winning actor-director, who talks about his decision to retire from acting – but hardly retiring from life.

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RETROSPECTIVE: Bill Geist on the trip of a lifetime | Watch Video
Beloved correspondent Bill Geist looks back on four decades of reporting for "Sunday Morning."      

       
CALENDAR:
Week of September 17 | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.

NATURE: Canadian Rockies (Extended Video)
We leave you this Sunday Morning in the Canadian Rockies. Videographer: Charles Schultz.

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A leopard slinks off after a losing encounter with an elephant.

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Counterintuitive lessons to keep in mind when photographing wildlife – or avoiding a small plane crash.


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