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Eight hundred Santas and Mrs. Clauses attended the Discover Santa Convention in Branson, Mo.

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Last Updated Dec 31, 2017 7:17 AM EST

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RECAP: DECEMBER 31

      
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 REVIEWHail and farewell to those we lost in 2017 | Watch VideoJane 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.  

RECAP: DECEMBER 24

     

 
COVER STORY:
 The healing, and persistent, power of kindness | Watch Video
Kindness is not simply an act of compassion; it also produces a hormone that has a healthful effect on the heart's arteries. Lee Cowan talks with author David Hamilton, who teaches about the physical and biochemical benefits of kindness; to a couple who set out to do one small act of kindness every day for an entire year, and spread the news on social media; and to the founder of Think Kindness, a program to teach schoolkids that no kind act is too small. 

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ALMANAC:
 The West Point Eggnog Riot of 1826 | Watch Video
On December 24, 1826, cadets at the United States Military Academy at West Point rebelled against an alcohol ban, smuggling in whiskey to reinforce their eggnog mutiny. The situation deteriorated after that. Jane Pauley reports. 

      
DINNER WEAR:
 Restaurants serving up style | Watch Video
Correspondent Rita Braver takes a look at how fashion has given a hip edge to what food servers wear in restaurants, and why the classic look will never go out of style. 

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MOVIES: "Dear Donna Reed": Wartime letters to the Hollywood star | Watch Video
Martha Teichner reports on how Hollywood star Donna Reed contributed to the war effort during World War II, by sharing letters with American troops and entertaining service members at the fabled Hollywood Canteen, and how her messages from the homefront -- lovingly preserved treasures -- are being remembered today.

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New York City Ballet dancers prepare their pointe shoes.  CBS News

DANCE: On your toes: The making of ballet shoes | Watch Video
In the world of ballet, Christmas means one thing: "The Nutcracker"! Stages across the country fill with twirling snowflakes, leaping candy canes, and lots and lots of pointe shoes.  Faith Salie goes backstage at the New York City Ballet, and visits a leading ballet shoe maker in London, to find out what goes into those shoes aside from very talented feet. 

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YULETIDE:
 When Santa spends his summers (Video)
Christmas in July may sound like a foreign concept, but it happens in Branson, Mo., where the annual Discover Santa Convention takes place. It's an unofficial celebration of St. Nick and everything he represents. More than 800 Santas and Mrs. Clauses showed up this year - and so did "Sunday Morning" correspondent Luke Burbank. (This story was originally broadcast on August 28, 2016.)

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HARTMAN: 
Music out of Alzheimer's (Video)
While Alzheimer's may be stealing the memory of 68-year-old Steve Goodwin, he refuses to let the disease steal his music. The cruelest part of the disease was the toll it was taking on the songs he composed for his wife and could no longer remember - until a family friend and professional pianist took note with a rescue mission. Steve Hartman first reported on Goodwin's musical reports last August, and has an update about music that's taken a life of its own. 

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SUNDAY PROFILE:
 Petula Clark: Still "Living for Today" | Watch Video
The British pop singer, who hit it big in the '60s with "Downtown" and "Don't Sleep in the Subway," is making her first U.S. tour in decades, tied to her latest album release, "Living for Today."  Michelle Miller reports.

To hear Petula Clark perform the title track of her new album, "Living for Today," click on the video player below.

Petula Clark - Living For Today (Official Audio) by Petula Clark on YouTube

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PASSAGE: Dick Enberg (Video)
"Oh, my!" "Sunday Morning" remembers the career of legendary sportscaster Dick Enberg, a one-time teacher whose broadcasting career spanned six decades. Jane Pauley reports.

      
MOVIES:
 Holiday season at the multiplex: Which movies are naughty or nice? | Watch Video
David Edelstein discusses the latest flicks at the multiplex this holiday season – do any filmmakers get coal in their stockings?  

        
MUSIC:
 "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" (Video)
'Tis the season for a little Christmas music, courtesy of Charles Osgood, our anchor emeritus, and the Young People's Chorus of New York City.

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CALENDAR
 Week of December 25 | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.

      
NATURE: 
Snow in Rhode Island (Extended Video)
We leave you this Sunday Morning of Christmas Eve at a snowy Pawtuxet River Valley in Rhode Island. Videographer: Richard Boghasian. 

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NATURE UP CLOSE: 
Filming wildlife in one's backyard
Photographer Roy Neher got some telling advice from his father about observing nature: "Sit down, shut up, quit moving and just watch."      


RECAP: DECEMBER 17

      

COVER STORY: Toymaker opens up about the season's hot new toy | Watch Video
Inspired by YouTube unboxing videos, L.O.L. Surprise takes the act of unwrapping to a new level. John Blackstone reports on the unorthodox methods that went into creating and marketing this year's hottest toy.

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ALMANAC:
 Tiny Tim marries Miss Vicki | Watch Video
On December 17, 1969, the novelty singer married Miss Vicki on "The Tonight Show," drawing than 21 million viewers. Jane Pauley reports.

          
'TIS THE SEASON:
 Gift ideas from Techno Claus | Watch Video
It's that time of year!  David Pogue, disguised as a jolly man in red, emerges from the fireplace to deliver some gift suggestions for those on your list who love gadgets.

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Actor Christoph Waltz. CBS News

SUNDAY PROFILE: Christoph Waltz | Watch Video
Seth Doane sits down with the Oscar-winning actor, who made a big impression in Quentin Tarantino's "Inglourious Basterds," and who now has a small part (literally!) in the sci-fi comedy "Downsizing," about humans who are miniaturized, and is taking his love of music to the opera stage, directing an Antwerp production of Verdi's "Falstaff."

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MOVIES: 
"Saturday Night Fever" turns 40 | Watch Video
The iconic John Travolta movie captured the 1970s disco era like no other film. Michelle Miller pays a visit to Tony Manero's old neighborhood -- Bensonhurst, in Brooklyn, N.Y. -- where "Saturday Night Fever" was set. 

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'TIS THE SEASON: 
Chestnuts (Video)
On the streets of Beijing, just about the time Jack Frost starts nipping at your nose, you can smell the chestnuts roasting on open fires, as many street corner vendors do a brisk business. Ben Tracy reports.

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HARTMAN:
 Secret Santa pays a visit to Harvey-ravaged Texas (Video)
Four months after Tropical Storm Harvey flooded Beaumont, Texas, hundreds are still virtually homeless for the holidays. Which is why Secret Santa - an anonymous businessman who travels the country each year giving out hundred-dollar bills to random strangers - made Beaumont his first stop this year, deputizing Beaumont police officers as elves to share some needed Christmas cheer. Steve Hartman reports.

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Michael McDonald at the piano with correspondent Jim Axelrod.  CBS News

FOR THE RECORD: Michael McDonald is back with "Wide Open" | Watch Video
Jim Axelrod profiles the singer-songwriter and former member of the Doobie Brothers and Steely Dan, who has just released his ninth solo studio album, "Wide Open."

To hear Michael McDonald perform "Hail Mary," from his album "Wide Open," click on the video player below.

Michael McDonald - Hail Mary (Official Audio) by Michael McDonald on YouTube

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Madrid, New Mexico, was a coal mining town that electrified visitors in the 1930s with its Christmas light displays. CBS News

'TIS THE SEASON: A ghost town's Christmas past | Watch Video
Once upon a time the merriest Christmas in the Southwest came courtesy of some lumps of coal. An electrified Christmas wonderland was built in the mining town of Madrid, New Mexico, and that tradition is continued today, in a community that hosts an off-beat Christmas parade, funky shops and boutiques, and twinkling Yuletide lights. Conor Knighton reports.

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'TIS THE SEASON: White House ornaments | Watch Video
In the 1980s first lady Nancy Reagan launched the idea of selling White House Christmas Ornaments. 

The first was a simple Angel. But then the Association started honoring each president, sequentially, beginning with a dove copied from the weather vane at George Washington's Mount Vernon estate.

Rita Braver examines the history of this White House tradition, and checks out this year's ornament, honoring President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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Senator-elect Doug Jones, Democrat of Alabama. CBS News

         
Q&A:
 Doug Jones | Watch Video
Manuel Bojorquez talks with the newly-elected Senator from Alabama, a Democrat and former prosecutor. 

         
CALENDAR:
 Week of December 18 | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.

        
NATURE:
 Autumn in Oklahoma (Extended Video)
We leave you this last Sunday Morning of autumn at Beavers Bend State Park in Oklahoma. Videographer: Roy Neher.

WEB EXCLUSIVES:


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Adam Greenberg conducts the P177Q school's iPad band. CBS News

EDUCATION: Students with autism make music with iPads (Video)
For years Adam Goldberg, a classical pianist who teaches music at P177Q in Queens, New York, struggled to break through to his students who have serious learning disabilities, such as autism … until he started using instruments virtually anyone can play: an iPad. Their iPad band is more than just a musical collective; the experience has helped students speak and communicate who never had before. Tracy Smith reports. 

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OPINION:
 Kurt Andersen on truth, lies and facts | Watch Video
The author says that in a political environment where "truthiness," lies and reckless opinions muddy the waters, a founding father's faith in facts may be what saves us.

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RECAP: DECEMBER 10

       
HEADLINES: 
Six wildfires rage in Southern California (Video)
Some 8,500 firefighters in southern California are slowly gaining ground on six wildfires raging from Santa Barbara to San Diego - catching a break Friday when the warm Santa Ana winds died down. But they're blowing again today. Carter Evans is there with the latest.

        

COVER STORY: Rehab that puts alcoholic pilots back in the cockpit | Watch Video
A drinking problem is not necessarily the end of a pilot's career. In fact, for decades, the FAA has been quietly sending pilots diagnosed as substance abusers back to work. It's called the Human Intervention Motivation Study (or HIMS). And, before you panic, consider this: it's one of the most successful rehab programs ever. Tony Dokoupil reports.

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ALMANAC:
 Dodge cars | Watch Video
On December 10, 1920, auto pioneer Horace Dodge died at the age of 52, just a few years after introducing the car that bears his name. Jane Pauley reports. 

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ART: The divine creations of Michelangelo | Watch Video
"Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman & Designer," a new exhibition at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, features more than 130 drawings, along with sculptures, paintings and models, that show the stunning range of the Renaissance artist's genius. Martha Teichner reports.

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BROADWAY:
 The triumphant reign of Broadway's "The Lion King" | Watch Video
The live stage production of the blockbuster animated feature turns 20 -- still roaring after all these years. Mo Rocca reports.

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TRENDING:
 HQ, the trivia game app | Watch Video
HQ is the fast-growing trivia game for smartphones that's arguably the perfect app for anyone seeking more challenging fare than cat videos. Answer 12 questions correctly and you can share a cash prize. But be sharp -- you'll be competing against at least 200,000 other contestants. 

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  • HQ Live Trivia Game Show - Download app for iPhone; coming soon to Android

   
'TIS THE SEASON:
 A "Christmas Carol" with its own little miracle | Watch Video
Lee Cowan meets the first female Tiny Tim in a Chicago production of "A Christmas Carol" -- a miracle herself who survived a brain tumor at just four months old.

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HARTMAN: Soul sisters (Video)
Miami preschoolers Jia Sarnicola and Zuri Copeland say they are closer than best friends, closer than sisters, even. In fact, Jia and Zuri truly believe they're twins -- not because they share the same skin color (they don't) but because they share the same soul. Steve Hartman reports.

     
SUNDAY PROFILE:
 Judd Apatow: Pretty serious about comedy | Watch Video
Tracy Smith sits down with the producer and comedian returning to stand-up comedy.

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MUSIC:
 Logic says "Be happy to be you" | Watch Video
With his hit "1-800-273-8255," named for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, the 27-year-old rapper Logic tackles a difficult subject in song. His positive message was born partly from a troubled childhood. The artist, whose given name is Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, was raised by his white mother who suffered from mental illness and addiction while his African-American father was incarcerated. Michelle Miller reports.

To hear Logic's Grammy-nominated "1-800-273-8255," featuring Alessia Cara and Khalid, click on the video player below.

Logic - 1-800-273-8255 ft. Alessia Cara, Khalid by LogicVEVO on YouTube

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Logic vs. Rubik's Cube
The rap artist astonishes correspondent Michelle Miller by quickly solving a Rubik's Cube puzzle.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: How Logic solves Rubik's Cube
The rap artist explains to correspondent Michelle Miller how he uses algorithms to conquer the Rubik's Cube. Follow along, if you can!

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Logic on finding happiness
Logic talks with correspondent Michelle Miller about making the leap - finding success despite the fear of failure.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Logic on setting goals
The rap artist returns to Reggie's in Chicago, where his first sold-out show was held, and talks about setting goals for his career.

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OPINION:
 Faith Salie on the firestorm of sexual harassment allegations | Watch Video
Like a wildfire, sexual harassment allegations will leave burn scars on our culture, but also make room for fertile new growth.

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CALENDAR:
 Week of December 11 | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.

      
NATURE:
 Snow geese (Extended Video)
We leave you this Sunday Morning with the sights and sounds of snow geese at the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in New Mexico. Videographer: Judith Lehmberg.

    
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MOVIES: 
From heroes to cads: David Edelstein on the surge in movie biopics | Watch Video
It's awards season, which means it's time for a staggering number of dramatizations about the lives of real-life people.

     
NATURE UP CLOSE: 
Morning at Bosque del Apache
A visit to a New Mexico national wildlife refuge where sandhill cranes take up residence.

    

    


RECAP: DECEMBER 3


COVER STORY: 
An "unknown sailor" no more | Watch Video
David Martin marks the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor with a report on a long-unsung hero of that day: Boatswain's Mate Second Class Joseph L. George, whose actions saved the lives of six crewmen from the flaming hulk of the USS Arizona.

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ALMANAC: The infinity symbol | Watch Video
On December 3, 1616, John Wallis, the mathematician credited with creating a symbol to represent an unending concept (∞), was born. Jane Pauley reports.

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Carmen de Lavallade, an innovative pioneer of modern dance and a Kennedy Center Honoree, has been shattering barriers all her life. CBS News

KENNEDY CENTER HONORS: Carmen de Lavallade on a life well danced | Watch Video
The legendary ballet dancer, choreographer and teacher, who is among the honorees being feted for their illustrious careers by the Kennedy Center on Sunday night, is profiled by Rita Braver.

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STAGE: 
"SpongeBob SquarePants" out to make a splash on Broadway | Watch Video
The charm and humor of the Nickelodeon cartoon set in the undersea world of Bikini Bottom is now live on stage. David Pogue reports. 

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PASSAGE:
 Remembering Jim Nabors (Video)
The actor beloved as the perennially innocent Gomer Pyle, who died this past week at age 87, was also a talented baritone. Jane Pauley looks back at the career of entertainer Jim Nabors.

     
FASHION: 
Ashley Graham, a supermodel turning heads as a role model | Watch Video
Ashley Graham says she was told early on she didn't fit into a modeling world known for stick-thin women. She tells "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King that agents told her she would never be on the cover of a magazine -- that she was "too fat." Instead, she became the first curvy model to appear on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Ashley Graham on girls' aspirations
Ashley Graham talks to CBS News' Gayle King about the advice she gives to girls who ask about pursuing a career in modeling.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Ashley Graham on her Sports Illustrated cover
Model Ashley Graham talks to CBS News' Gayle King about appearing on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, and what it represented for curvy women.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Ashley Graham on proudly displaying her cellulite
The curvy model talks to CBS News' Gayle King about the teasing she got in school, and how she came to embrace her size.

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HARTMAN: Tough love, and a lasting friendship (Video)
As a drug treatment court judge in Shakopee, Minn., the Honorable Chris Wilton has seen some pretty desperate cases, but none moreso than the heroin addict who first appeared before him in the spring of 2014 named Jennifer Jensen. Steve Hartman reports on a judge whose toughness resulted in an ending that would soften any heart.

     
SUNDAY PROFILE:
 Lessons from Warren Buffett | Watch Video
Jane Pauley profiles the "Oracle of Omaha," the chairman of the board, president and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, the world's third-largest public company, who may be the most successful investor in history.  And to hear the second-wealthiest man in the world tell it, Warren Buffett is having nothing but fun.

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DESSERTS:
 Turkish delights: Sweets from the Ottoman Empire | Watch Video
Some of the traditions that live on in Istanbul include sugary treats such as baklava and kunefe. Holly Williams takes a tour of delicacies.

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OPINION: 
2017's contenders for "Word of the Year" | Watch Video
Contributor Faith Salie has a few words to say about this year's contenders for the word that best says "2017."

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CALENDAR:
 Week of December 4 | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.

       
NATURE:
 Montana mountains (Video)
We leave you this Sunday Morning with an early taste of winter, in the mountains near Anaconda, Montana. Videographer: Brad Markel.

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NATURE UP CLOSE: 
Morning at Bosque del Apache
A visit to a New Mexico national wildlife refuge where sandhill cranes take up residence.

    

RECAP: NOVEMBER 26

        

          
COVER STORY:
 Clearing the air about COPD | Watch Video
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD, is the nation's third-biggest killer, after heart disease and cancer. About 150,000 Americans die of COPD each year. Among women, it is more deadly than breast and ovarian cancers combined.

"Sunday Morning" Senior Contributor Ted Koppel interviews his wife, Grace Anne, who was given only a few years to live when she was diagnosed with COPD 16 years ago. Today, the couple advocates for more research into prevention and treatment.

PREVIEW: Ted Koppel and wife Grace Anne on living with COPD ("CBS This Morning")

INFO: COPD Facts from the COPD Foundation

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ALMANAC:
 Bat Masterson | Watch Video
On November 26, 1853, the Wild West scout, gunslinger and gambler known for his dapper appearance was born. Jane Pauley reports.

     
FRUIT:
 Was Johnny Appleseed for real? | Watch Video
Where did apples originate? Did a tin pot-wearing frontiersman actually plant orchards across the Midwest? And how do horticulturists develop better and better varieties of the fruit? Mo Rocca goes in search of the history of apples, including a new apple - The Cosmic Crisp - coming soon to a produce market near you.

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Journalist Ronan Farrow. CBS News

NEWS: Ronan Farrow on how the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke open | Watch Video
At 29, Ronan Farrow wasn't even born when Harvey Weinstein is alleged to have begun sexually harassing and assaulting women. Yet Farrow was able to stand up to the movie producer's powerful legal and PR machine, publishing explosive exposes about Weinstein in The New Yorker. Erin Moriarty talks with the journalist to find out why the accusations against Weinstein -- and so many other public figures of late -- are coming out now.

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BY THE NUMBERS: Holiday shopping (Video)
Time to take the wraps off this weekend's holiday sales with "Sunday Morning" host Jane Pauley.

           
HARTMAN: 
So no student eats alone (Video)
Last March, we were introduced to Denis Estimon, a high school student in Boca Raton, Florida, who knew all too well the isolation kids face during lunch period when they find themselves eating alone. So he started a club called We Dine Together, dedicated to making sure no student is starved for company. Steve Hartman catches up with Estimon and his mission. 

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FASHION: Stella McCartney: Fashion with a conscience | Watch Video
One of the world's top fashion designers, Stella McCartney, just happens to be the daughter of former Beatle Paul and the late photographer Linda McCartney. But Stella succeeded after years of training and hard work, as she tells contributor Alina Cho.

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PASSAGE: 
Della Reese and David Cassidy | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" looks back at the careers of two talented entertainers who died this past week: jazz and gospel singer Della Reese, whose second career as an actress included a starring role in the series "Touched by an Angel"; and singer David Cassidy, who became a star (and a teen heartthrob) in the 1970s musical series "The Partridge Family." Jane Pauley reports. 

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Singer-songwriter Noel Gallagher with correspondent Anthony Mason. CBS News

FOR THE RECORD: Noel Gallagher | Watch Video
In 1994 the album "Definitely Maybe," by the group Oasis, was the fastest-selling debut in British history. They followed that with a worldwide smash, "What's the Story Morning Glory." Noel Gallagher, the band's Svengali songwriter, quit Oasis in 2009 and formed his own band, the High Flying Birds. They've just released their third album, "Who Built the Moon?" Correspondent Anthony Mason reports. 

To hear Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds perform "It's a Beautiful World" click on the video player below.

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds - It's A Beautiful World (Official Lyric Video) by NoelGallagherVEVO on YouTube

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NATURE: Providence Canyon (Extended Video)
We leave you this Sunday Morning at Providence Canyon in Georgia. Videographer: Tom Cosgrove.  

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CALENDAR:
 Week of November 27 | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.  

        
NATURE UP CLOSE: 
Preservation with a camera
Scot Miller follows the tradition of photographers and artists whose images have helped advocate for the protection of wild spaces.     

  

RECAP: NOVEMBER 19, "THE "FOOD ISSUE"

      
EAT, DRINK, AND BE MERRY: 
This week "Sunday Morning" presents the "Food Issue," our annual holiday broadcast devoted to all things epicurean. 

Thanks to Suite NY of New York City for the furniture and table settings used on Sunday's broadcast.

RECIPES: 2017 "Food Issue" recipe index
Delicious menu suggestions from top chefs, cookbook authors, celebrity chefs, and the editors of Food & Wine magazine.


EAT, DRINK, AND BE MERRY: This week "Sunday Morning" presents the "Food Issue," our annual holiday broadcast devoted to all things epicurean. 

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Host Jane Pauley invites you to "eat, drink & be merry." CBS News

Thanks to Suite NY of New York City for the furniture and table settings used on Sunday's broadcast.

RECIPES: 2017 "Food Issue" recipe index
Delicious menu suggestions from top chefs, cookbook authors, celebrity chefs, and the editors of Food & Wine magazine.


      
COVER STORY:
 Feeding the need: Expanding school lunch programs | Watch Video
Today more than 30 million schoolchildren benefit from the National School Lunch Act, signed by President Truman in 1946. For many students, it may be the only nutritional meal they get -- and some kids are still being denied a hot meal because their parents can't afford it. Lee Cowan visits a school district in Indiana where an innovative approach to feeding schoolchildren means no one gets turned away. He also meets a New Mexico legislator who backed a bill to fight "lunch shaming."

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ARTISTRY: Creating the bite-sized foods of "Tiny Kitchen" | Watch Video
Anna Werner meets the chefs who create food so tiny it could fit in a dollhouse -- created in a kitchen that is actually in a dollhouse.

GALLERY: Creating tiny food for "Tiny Kitchen"

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COOKERY:
 Multi-Cookers: The kitchen gadget that's all the rage | Watch Video
Multi Cookers look like slow cookers and cook like pressure cookers -- and they're all the rage. Martha Teichner checks out the kitchen gadget of the moment: The Instant Pot.

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TODAY'S SPECIAL #1: Pumpkin spice | Watch Video
Susan Spencer tells us what's hot in the culinary world, with three pieces on food fads. Her first brings us the very spice of life.

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CONDIMENT: Ketchup, a sweet and sour love story | Watch Video
There's a lot you don't know about ketchup. Luke Burbank fills you in.

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POSTCARD FROM ENGLAND: A visit to the Black Swan, the Best Restaurant in the World | Watch Video
Tommy Banks' little family-run pub in Yorkshire, called The Black Swan at Oldstead, has been named by Trip Advisor the "Best Restaurant in the World," based on posted customer reviews.  The honor has had even more impact on business than the Michelin star that Banks earned years ago. Mark Phillips checks out the menu.

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TODAY'S SPECIAL #2:
 How veggies impersonate other foodsWatch Video
Susan Spencer tells us what's hot in the culinary world, with three pieces on food fads. Her second touches on the rise in vegetarian and vegan dishes.

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SUNDAY PROFILE: Martha & Snoop, an unlikely pairing | Watch Video
She is the head of a lifestyle empire. He is a rapper. Their unlikely pairing is at the heart of the VH1 series "Martha and Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party." Tracy Smith joins Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg in the kitchen to find out their special recipe for success.

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SUNDAY PROFILE: 
A Houston chef that's living the dream | Watch Video
Michelle Miller visits the Houston hotspot Hugo's, and meets the chef and owner, Hugo Ortega, whose story of success is as flavorful as his Mexican dishes. 

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LIQUOR: Whisky from the Land of the Rising Sun | Watch Video
Mo Rocca is in Japan to sample the whisky everyone's talking about.

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NOSTALGIA: Childhood memories preserved at the Lunchbox Museum | Watch Video
Chances are as a youngster you carted your lunch to school in a lunchbox. Nancy Giles takes us to the Lunchbox Museum in Columbus, Ga.

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BEVERAGE: Reintroducing Yemeni coffee to America | Watch Video
Yemenis were the first to cultivate coffee, which has been heralded as the best in the world, but years of conflict have prevented Yemeni farmers from growing and exporting their crop. John Blackstone meets importer Mokhtar Alkhanshali, whose journey to Yemen to aid coffee growers there has resulted in a most delicious -- and expensive -- cup.  

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TODAY'S SPECIAL #3: The hot new dessert: Rolled ice cream | Watch Video
Susan Spencer tells us what's hot in the culinary world, with three pieces on food fads. Her third dishes up the latest scoop in desserts.

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NATURE: 
Wild turkeys (Extended Video)
We leave you this Sunday Morning before Thanksgiving with wild turkeys living it up near Elma, New York. Videographer: Carl Mrozek.

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ADVICE: Talking turkey (Video)
"Sunday Morning" host Jane Pauley takes us to the classroom at Butterball University, where students learn how to help when you call the hotline with turkey problems.

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BEHIND THE SCENES: Filming bats
"Sunday Morning" videographer Carl Mrozek on the difficult process of capturing bats on camera.