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Actor Willem Dafoe with correspondent Martha Teichner.

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Last Updated Feb 18, 2018 10:56 AM EST

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COVER STORY: Infidelity: Why the oldest taboo continues to be broken
The overwhelming majority of Americans believe infidelity is morally wrong - more than believe it of cloning, or suicide. Yet, why do so many people cheat?

Tony Dokoupil talks with licensed couples therapist Esther Perel, Kinsey Institute researcher Helen Fisher, and the president of the company behind Ashley Madison, as well as two women who strayed outside their marriages for very different reasons.

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 Vanna White | Watch Video
On February 18, 1957, the irreplaceable letter-turner on the game show "Wheel of Fortune" was born. Jane Pauley reports.

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President Andrew Johnson, the successor to Abraham Lincoln, whose battles with Congress over healing a war-ravaged nation led to his impeachment.

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THE WHITE HOUSE: Andrew Johnson: The unfortunate president | Watch Video
Raised in poverty, uneducated, a working class figure whose political ethos was "my way or the highway," Andrew Johnson's surprising rise to the Oval Office upon Abraham Lincoln's assassination was followed by a torturous relationship with Congress and the first impeachment of a U.S. president. Mo Rocca looks back at the life of the Southern Democrat who was one of America's most unfortunate chief executives.

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Willem Dafoe received his third Oscar nominations, as Best Supporting Actor, for the film "The Florida Project."

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"THE ENVELOPE, PLEASE…": Willem Dafoe: The actor's quest for challenges | Watch Video
Martha Teichner profiles the stage and screen actor, star of "Platoon" and "The Last Temptation of Christ," who is nominated for his third Oscar, for "The Florida Project."

GALLERY: Willem Dafoe

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At La Casa del Abuelo, Seth Doane and James Blick partake of gambas al ajillo (shrimp-scampi).

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POSTCARD FROM SPAIN: A moveable feast: Taking a tapas bar crawl through Madrid | Watch Video
Correspondent Seth Doane does a tapas bar crawl through Madrid. The strolling meal, partaking of many small plates and drinks, is a Spanish tradition. 

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 "Wish You Were Here" (Video)
David Lasseter misses his four kids, so practically every day they're not home in Valdosta, Georgia, he sends them a postcard - creative correspondence that really only conveys one, important message. Steve Hartman reports.        


Singer Jimmy Buffett with correspondent Tracy Smith in the Big Easy.

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ON STAGE: Jimmy Buffett and "Margaritaville" come to Broadway | Watch Video
Tracy Smith profiles the singer-songwriter whose music is now the focus of a Broadway musical, "Escape to Margaritaville."

To view a trailer for "Escape to Margaritaville," click on the player below:

Escape to Margaritaville - Sailing Onto Broadway! by Escape to Margaritaville The Musical on YouTube

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Jimmy Buffett and the "Parrotheads" (Video)
Correspondent Bill Geist visits with singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett, famous for his 1977 hit "Margaritaville," and for his music's beach-bum flavor that draws thousands of "parrotheads" to his concerts - even in Cincinnati, far from the sub-tropical splendor of the Florida Keys. Originally broadcast August 30, 1991.

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Obama Portrait

Artist Amy Sherald, right, poses with her portrait of Michelle Obama and the former first lady, during an unveiling ceremony at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018, in Washington, D.C.

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ART: A portrait of artist Amy Sherald | Watch Video
Alex Wagner profiles the artist whose painting of former first lady Michelle Obama was unveiled this week at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.

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 Fla. school shooting survivor David Hogg says: Speak out | Watch Video
The 17-year-old head of the student TV station at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., talks about Wednesday's mass shooting that killed seventeen classmates and teachers.

 Faith Salie on threat of mass shootings: Do something | Watch Video
The "Sunday Morning" Contributor says America's founding fathers who crafted our Constitution would want us to prevent America's children from being massacred.

 Week of February 19 | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.

 Everglades National Park (Video)
We leave you this Sunday Morning at Everglades National Park in Florida, championed in the last century by writer Marjory Stoneman Douglas, for whom the high school targeted in Wednesday's attack was named.



Chadwick Boseman in "Black Panther."


MOVIES: David Edelstein reviews "Black Panther" | Watch Video

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U.S. wins first gold medal at Pyeongchang Olympics (Video)
Seventeen-year-old snowboarder Red Gerard captured America's first gold medal as the Olympic Games continue in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Ben Tracy reports the latest action heating up the slopes - and the thaw between dignitaries from North and South Korea.


Software company SAP has hired many workers on the autism spectrum, who find camaraderie and fulfillment in the workplace.

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COVER STORY: The growing acceptance of autism at the workplace | Watch Video
Nearly three years ago, when tech giant Microsoft announced that it was starting a pilot program to hire autistic workers, they received more than 700 resumes within a few weeks. German software maker SAP has instituted a program to bring people with autism into its workforce worldwide, and other companies are following suit. By all accounts, giving those on the spectrum an opportunity to use their talents productively has been a tremendous success.

Lee Cowan looks at the changing face of workplace diversity.

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 The inventor of crash test dummies | Watch Video
On February 11, 2005, physicist and engineer Samuel Alderson, who developed the very first anthropomorphic test device for auto safety testing, died at age 90. Jane Pauley reports.

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Conor Knighton, with lovespoon, on the Welsh Island of Llanddwyn, 

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ISLAND HOPPING: Tokens of love: The Welsh tradition of lovespoons | Watch Video
Conor Knighton visits Llanddwyn Island off the coast of Wales, where if you want to woo someone, you don't give your sweetheart chocolates, flowers or jewelry; you give them a "lovespoon."

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The O'Jays (Eddie Levert, Walter Williams, Sr. and Eric Nolan Grant) with correspondent Jim Axelrod. 

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MUSIC: The O'Jays and their enduring message of love | Watch Video
All aboard the Love Train! Jim Axelrod catches up with the O'Jays.

To watch the O'Jays' appearance on "Soul Train" back in 1972, click on the video player below, and dance along!

The O'Jays Love Train by Regina Côrtes on YouTube

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Letters from viewers (Video)
Jane Pauley digs into the mailbag for some correspondence from our viewers.


Southwest Airlines flight attendants Terri and Dean Hanson are a team up in the air - and on the ground, too.

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VALENTINE'S DAY:  Office romance: Love is still in the air | Watch Video
In the era of Time's Up, #MeToo, and an increased awareness of sexual harassment in the workplace, is dating or marrying your office mates still a thing? As correspondent Tony Dokoupil finds out, some companies boast of it. Take Southwest Airlines (stock ticker acronym: LUV), where the expression "Love is in the air" takes on new meaning for staffers and flight attendants who are couples.

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 A stand-up teacher (Video)
At a Varnett charter school in Houston, Eddie Brown is teaching sixth graders about different forms of energy. The kids love him in the classroom - and so do audiences across the country, who flock to his "Teacher's Only" comedy tour. Steve Hartman reports. 

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Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani with correspondent Lesley Stahl.

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MOVIES: The love story behind the basically true "The Big Sick" | Watch Video
Actor Kumail Nanjiani and his wife, Emily V. Gordon, had never written a movie before, when they decided to try and tell the basically true story of their lives, how they met, and how their budding romance was thrown for a loop when she became comatose. Their film, "The Big Sick," proved to be a critical success, and has now earned them an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay.

Lesley Stahl of "60 Minutes" meets with Nanjiani and Gordon to find out how telling the story of their lives has turned their lives upside-down.

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  • "The Big Sick" is available on Blu-ray and DVD, and via streaming on Amazon

Dylan's Candy Bar founder Dylan Lauren, with correspondent Alina Cho.

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VALENTINE'S DAY: Dylan Lauren's sweet success | Watch Video
As a child the daughter of fashion design Ralph Lauren loved "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory," and wanted to live in a candy land. Today, Dylan Lauren is the founder and CEO of Dylan's Candy Bar, which just celebrated its sweet 16th birthday. Correspondent Alina Cho toured Lauren's New York City flagship store - the largest candy shop in the world - and talked with Dylan about how she found sweet success.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Dylan Lauren: You, too, can keep fit while enjoying candy
The founder and CEO of Dylan's Candy Bar talks to Alina Cho about how this self-professed "fitness nut" manages to keep her figure while indulging in her company's delicious stock-in-trade, and explains why she described herself in her college essay as an "everlasting gobstopper."

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At the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park in Kentucky, this cabin is purportedly one in which the 16th president spent time as a child.

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HISTORY: Did Abraham Lincoln sleep here? | Watch Video
In Kentucky you can visit the cabins where Honest Abe was born, and later grew up … or are they? Contributor Brook Silva-Braga reports.

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 Week of February 12 | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.

Culebra (Extended Video)
We leave you this Sunday Morning far from winter's cold -- in waters off the small island of Culebra, part of Puerto Rico. Videographer: Ziggy Livnat. 




The most endearing animal you've probably never heard of, pikas survive without hibernating at alpine altitudes, storing hay for the winter. 

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The most endearing animal you've probably never heard of survives without hibernating at alpine altitudes.




A proud Eagle Scout.

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 The changing face of the Boy Scouts | Watch Video
Members of Troop 1262 out of Salt Lake City are learning the skills the Boy Scouts of America have trained in for more than a hundred years. But many of these scouts are new to America - refugees from countries like Burma. And the Boy Scouts organization - after courting controversy for excluding, then welcoming gay scouts and leaders - is now accepting girls.

While participation has steadily declined over the past four decades, scouting still has power, and perhaps more relevance than ever.  Tony Dokoupil reports.

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 Rosa Parks | Watch Video
On February 4, 1913, the "mother of the freedom movement" was born. Jane Pauley reports. 

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A detail from Anselm Kiefer's "Auguste Rodin: Les Cathédrales de France" (2016). Oil, acrylic, shellac and lead on canvas.

© Anselm Kiefer; Photo by Georges Poncet/Barnes Foundation

ART: De-constructing the art of Anselm Kiefer | Watch Video
Correspondent Liz Palmer gets a glimpse into the workings of German painter-sculptor Anselm Kiefer, considered one of the world's most important living artists. At his studio outside Paris, we watch Kiefer laboring on some of his latest projects -- working with molten lead.

Kiefer also talks about the themes in his art, which are both complex and confrontational. As the artist has said: "Art really is something very difficult. It is difficult to make, and it is sometimes difficult for the viewer to understand … A part of it should always include having to scratch your head."

GALLERY: German Post-War master Anselm Kiefer

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Correspondent Rita Braver with Janet Yellen at the Federal Reserve in Washington, D.C.

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SUNDAY PROFILE: Janet Yellen: The exit interview | Watch Video
Rita Braver sits down with the outgoing chair of the Federal Reserve, who talks economic recovery, being a trailblazer, and leaving a job she loves too soon.

PASSAGE: "Sunday Morning" remembers (Video)
"Sunday Morning" remembers famous figures who we lost this past week, including journalist Nicholas von Hoffman, and R&B singer Dennis Edwards, long the lead singer of The Temptations. 


Ninety puppies from shelters and rescue organizations "compete" in a game that scores high in cuteness.

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SPORTS: Behind the scenes of "Puppy Bowl" | Watch Video
The Super Bowl has some four-legged competition, with the 14th Annual Puppy Bowl, the perennially highest-rated show on the cable channel Animal Planet. Ninety puppies from shelters and rescue organizations across the country and from Mexico "compete" in a game that scores high in cuteness. Richard Schlesinger reports.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: The penalties of "Puppy Bowl"
Dan Schachner, the referee on the Animal Planet special "Puppy Bowl" - now in its 14th year - explains to correspondent Richard Schlesinger some of the rules of the game, and some of the penalties he may be calling against the rambunctious players, from "unsportsdog-like conduct" to "soiling the end zone."

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HARTMAN: A washing machine museum (Video)
In the shadow of the Colorado Rockies, Steve Hartman found a man with a mountainous dilemma: what to do with his collection of nearly 1,500 antique washing machines. 

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Behind the headlines - Robert Wagner and Natalie Wood | Watch Video
Erin Moriarty of "48 Hours" reports on new developments in the case of the death of actress Natalie Wood, in 1981. 


Film critic and celebrity profiler Rex Reed.

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MOVIES: Rex Reed: A bold-face-name life | Watch Video
In the late 1960s and '70s, Rex Reed's clever and barbed opinions about movies and movie stars made him a fixture on television. Now 79, the film critic offers to Mo Rocca his opinions on some of this year's Best Picture Oscar-nominees ("Hated it!"), and how he came to live the life of an A-Lister.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Rex Reed on the Best Picture Oscar-nominees 

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Danny Lilya, 16, has never walked. But that hasn't kept him from playing football.

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SPORTS: A wheelchair doesn't keep this athlete from the football field | Watch Video
Mark Strassman has the tale of a very special football player. 

 Katie Roiphe on the @MeToo thought police | Watch Video
The author and journalist discusses how some feminists have targeted others over reactions to the burgeoning movement to call out perpetrators of sexual harassment.

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 Week of February 5 | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.

 Rocky Mountain National Park (Video)
We leave you this Sunday Morning in a snowstorm at Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado. Videographer: Scot Mi




Rustic Falls, at Yellowstone National Park.

Verne Lehmberg

NATURE UP CLOSE: How waterfalls form
These spectacular sights can be formed by a geologic fault, differential erosion, or a combination of the two.

NATURE UP CLOSE: How islands form
Take a walk on archipelagoes created by red hot magma from the Earth's interior.



What is America's favorite music genre?

 Bringing musical stars back via hologram | Watch Video
Many opera fans consider Maria Callas one of the greatest sopranos who ever lived. When she died in 1977, they were heartbroken. So they might be shocked to learn that Maria Callas - or rather a projected representation of her - is going on tour this spring with a 60-piece orchestra. Her return is brought to you by what's being called a hologram.

Callas and other iconic performers, like Roy Orbison, aren't the only ones being presented in this remarkable new technology; political figures are also hitting the campaign trail via live hologram.

David Pogue reports on how holograms are reshaping not just pop culture but history itself.

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 "We Are the World" | Watch Video
On January 28, 1985, more than 40 of the music world's greatest stars gathered in an L.A. studio to help raise funds for humanitarian relief. Jane Pauley reports. 

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An Italian luthier fashions a violin.

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POSTCARD FROM ITALY: Making violins | Watch Video
For hundreds of years instrument makers have been turning to the forests of Northern Italy for the fine woods that make violins, pianos and other instruments sing. Seth Doane reports.

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English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran (with correspondent Mark Phillips) says he's overcome his aversion to appearing before the camera, as in his music video for his hit, "Shape of You."

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FOR THE RECORD: Ed Sheeran: The method to his success | Watch Video
The English singer-songwriter is one of the most successful artists of his time, and an idol to millions around the world. His most recent album, "Divide (÷)," is up for two Grammys, including Best Pop Vocal Album.

Sheeran talks with correspondent Mark Phillips about his career and the music business; his early days producing and distributing his own music; and why he stayed out of the limelight for a year.

Phillips also goes with Sheeran to the singer's favorite fish and chips shop and some of the places in his hometown that have made their way into his songs (like "Castle on the Hill"). (This report was originally broadcast March 5, 2017.)

WEB EXCLUSIVE: To watch Ed Sheeran perform "Castle on the Hill," click on the player below.

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 "Sunday Morning" remembers (Video)
"Sunday Morning" remembers famous figures who we lost this past week, including musician and anti-apartheid activist Hugh Masekela, "Beetle Bailey" cartoonist Mort Walker, and science fiction author Ursula K. Le Guin.


"Bubble artist" Tom Noddy.

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SCIENCE: The beauty and science of bubbles | Watch Video
There is something magical about soap bubbles - floating, fleeting, iridescent orbs that defy gravity, and whose beauty masks their complexity. Faith Salie meets renowned bubble artist Tom Noddy, and also talks with scientists at Boston University and the Scripps Institute of Oceanography, to discuss the role bubbles play in nature, medicine, technology - and joy.

FROM THE ARCHIVES: Bubble magic (Video)
Tom Noddy is a bubble artist, producing all manner of bubbles - from geometric bubbles to smoking volcano bubbles. His beautiful, ephemeral creations delighted "Sunday Morning" host Charles Kuralt in this "On the Road" report that originally aired July 5, 1983.

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The D.C. whistler (Video)
Chris Ullman is a four-time international whistling champion - an unusual distinction for a partner in a Washington, D.C. investment firm. But he's burnished his reputation as one of the capital's most popular whistleblowers, by using his talents in a most non-partisan way. Steve Hartman reports.

 Legends say goodbye: Neil Diamond, Sir Elton John to retire from touring | Watch Video
Anthony Mason reports on the news this past week that two legends of popular music -- Neil Diamond and Elton John -- will stop touring, due to issues of health or work-life balance. 

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Singer Marilyn Maye.

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MUSIC: Marilyn Maye, proudly "old school" | Watch Video
For more than seven decades cabaret singer Marilyn Maye has crisscrossed the country, playing hundreds of clubs. Once a Grammy nominee for Best New Artist (at the age of 37), she holds the record for appearances by a singer on "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson." And as Mo Rocca finds out, she remains proudly "old school" on stage.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Marilyn Maye and Mo Rocca sing "My Best Girl"
For six decades Marilyn Maye has returned to The Inn at Okoboji, at Lake Okoboji in Iowa, where the old-school cabaret singer has entertained generations of fans. Recently, she was joined there by "Sunday Morning" correspondent Mo Rocca, and together they performed a duet of "My Best Girl."

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"Sunday Morning" begins a year-long series of reports looking back on what was a landmark year in our recent history.


In Spring 1968 U.S. Marines fought for nearly month in Hue, Vietnam.

John Olson

WAR: The Tet Offensive | Watch Video
The 26-day battle for Hue was fought street by street, house by house, room by room. Two-hundred-and-sixteen American troops were killed and another 1,300 wounded. David Martin visits an exhibition at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., and talks to a combat photographer who captured the bloody battle, and a former Marine who miraculously survived.

CBS NEWS POLL: U.S. involvement in Vietnam

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 Week of January 29 | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.

 Niagara Falls (Extended Video)
We leave you this last Sunday Morning of January at the partly frozen Niagara Falls. Videographer: Carl Mrozek.


GRAMMYS: Watch the Best Music Video nominees
Check out the contenders for this year's award - and be sure to watch the 60th annual Grammy Awards, presented Sunday, January 28, and broadcast live on CBS. 

How islands form
Take a walk on archipelagoes created by red hot magma from the Earth's interior.



HEADLINES: Day 2 of government shutdown (Video)
There's still no sign of compromise on Day Two of the impasse over the shutdown of the federal government. A group of about 20 moderate Democrats and Republicans met for hours yesterday trying to brainstorm ways out of this impasse, while the president kept a low profile. Nancy Cordes is at the Capitol with the latest.

 A war of words on college campuses | Watch Video
Rita Braver reports on the war over words on college campuses, where protests of deliberately provocative figures, like white supremacists, have extended to lecturers reporting on academic research; and on the backlash over requirements to provide "safe spaces" and "trigger warnings" to protect students from "microaggressions." University of Chicago president Robert Zimmer, who has advocated against such measures, says, "Discomfort is an intrinsic part of an education."

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 The DeLorean car | Watch Video
On January 21, 1981, the first DeLorean DMC-12, with its striking gull-wing doors, rolled off the production line. Jane Pauley reports. 

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A 2016 view of the Statue of Liberty by Guantanamo Bay detainee Muhammad Ansi.

Muhammad Ansi

ART: Art from behind the walls of Guantanamo | Watch Video
"Ode to the Sea," an exhibition at New York's John Jay College of Criminal Justice, might look like an ordinary art show, except for the fact that the artists are men who have been detained at the military prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. Tony Dokoupil talks with the show's co-curator, and with the parents of people who lost their lives on 9/11, about art that speaks to freedom beyond prison walls.

GALLERY: Art by Guantánamo detainees

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Naturalist Sir David Attenborough, narrator of the acclaimed BBC America documentary series, "Planet Earth: Blue Planet II."

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TELEVISION: Sir David Attenborough, the voice of nature | Watch Video
Mark Phillips interviews the naturalist and narrator of acclaimed nature documentaries, who returns with the new series "Blue Planet II" on BBC America.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Sir David Attenborough on nature films vs. zoos
Naturalist Sir David Attenborough talks with correspondent Mark Phillips about the value of wildlife documentaries over traditional zoos, and the benefits of each.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Sir David Attenborough on nature films
Legendary naturalist Sir David Attenborough, narrator of the new BBC America series "Planet Earth: Blue Planet II," talks with correspondent Mark Phillips about the editorial demands of wildlife documentaries.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Sir David Attenborough on how filming wildlife has changed
Naturalist Sir David Attenborough, of the BBC America series "Planet Earth: Blue Planet II," talks with correspondent Mark Phillips about advances in the production of nature documentaries, and about competition among wildlife cameramen to get a shot never filmed before.

"Planet Earth: Blue Planet II" premieres on Saturday, January 20 at 9 p.m. ET, as a simulcast event on BBC America, AMC, IFC, WE tv and SundanceTV. The rest of the eight-episode series will be shown on successive Saturday nights on BBC America. 

Watch a trailer for "Planet Earth: Blue Planet II":

Blue Planet II Official Trailer 2 - BBC Earth by BBC Earth on YouTube

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A practitioner of goat yoga.

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LUKE BURBANK: Welcome to Goat Yoga | Watch Video
What's cuter than a baby farm animal? How about a baby farm animal joining in a yoga class? Luke Burbank ventures to a class where a new element has been added to a yoga routine: tiny goats.

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 Eternal lunch date (Video)
For years, retired mechanic Clarence Purvis had lunch with his wife six days a week at a restaurant in Reidsville, Ga. She remains his ever-present lunch date even though she died four years ago. Steve Hartman reports on the deepest of loves. 


The comedian, and writer-director of "Get Out," talks to "Sunday Morning" correspondent Tracy Smith about race relations, and how art can help achieve progress.

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MOVIES:  Jordan Peele on "Get Out," Trump, race and art | Watch Video
One-half of the duo Key & Peele, Jordan Peele has burst beyond the sketch comedy universe with one of 2017's most critically-acclaimed films: "Get Out," a satirical horror film in which a black man uncovers the terrifying secret beneath the surface of his white girlfriend's hometown. Correspondent Tracy Smith talks with Peele, a Directors Guild of America nominee and a front-runner for an Oscar nomination.

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 Jane Birkin: Life (and music) goes on | Watch Video
Anthony Mason profiles the iconic English-born actress and singer, ahead of her Carnegie Hall concert.

To hear Jane Birkin perform "La Javanaise," from the album "Birkin/Gainsbourg: Le symphonique," click on the video player below: 

BIRKIN / GAINSBOURG - Le Symphonique : La Javanaise (Audio officiel) by Jane Birkin on YouTube

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: What's inside Jane Birkin's Birkin bag?
The British-born French icon Jane Birkin reveals to CBS News what is inside an equally iconic fashion accessory: her Hermès Birkin bag.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: The origin of the Birkin bag
Singer and actress Jane Birkin talks with correspondent Anthony Mason about how a serendipitous meeting on an airplane led to the creation of an iconic fashion accessory: The Hermès Birkin bag.

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Dawn Turner on how disquieting noise can be | Watch Video
Twenty years ago, Dawn Turner moved to a house in the country. Now she's back in the city, and has discovered how disquieting noise can be. Is it misophonia (a brain anomaly that explains why some people have an incredibly heightened sensitivity to certain sounds)? Or are city sounds just too darn much? 

 Week of January 22 | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.

  Alligators (Extended Video)
We leave you this Sunday Morning at Myakka River State Park in Sarasota, Florida. Watch out for 'gators! Videographer: David Bhagat. 


 Watch the Best Music Video nominees
Check out the contenders for this year's award - and be sure to watch the 60th annual Grammy Awards, presented Sunday, January 28, and broadcast live on CBS. 


A snow goose taking off from a pond, with water on its oiled and waterproof feathers.

Verne Lehmberg

They're some of the most amazing structures in the natural world.



HEADLINES: False missile warning panics Hawaiians (Video)
For 38 agonizing minutes, people in Hawaii believed the unthinkable was happening Saturday morning, when an alert about an incoming ballistic missile was broadcast across the state. It was an error, but one that caused widespread panic and confusion. David Begnaud reports.

Drawing the lines on gerrymandering | Watch Video
Mo Rocca reports on the history and controversy surrounding the re-drawing of political boundaries for partisan gain.

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 "Elvis: Aloha From Hawaii via Satellite" | Watch Video
On January 14, 1973, the world's first live satellite concert by a solo artist, featuring The King, was broadcast from Honolulu. Jane Pauley reports.

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A bloody bedroom scene, one diorama in Frances Glessner Lee's Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death.

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ART: Dollhouse crime scenes | Watch Video
Determining the cause of death is never child's play - even with these dollhouse-like training tools. Erin Moriarty reports on the intricate dioramas of death created by Frances Glessner Lee, a woman intrigued by unsolved murders, who assembled tiny laboratories of forensic investigation, now on display at the Smithsonian in Washington.

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Actress Sharon Stone.

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TELEVISION: Sharon Stone's second chance | Watch Video
Lee Cowan profiles the actress, who has bounced back from a near-fatal brain hemorrhage to star in a new HBO mini-series, "Mosaic."

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 This week's non-fiction bestsellers


Just to the west of the International Date Line is Wake Atoll. 

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ISLAND-HOPPING: Wake Island | Watch Video
The dawn's earliest light -- the first rays of sun on U.S. soil -- shine upon Wake Island. Conor Knighton reports from the Pacific atoll where America's day REALLY begins.

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 A second honeymoon (Video)
Sixty years ago, Reverend Gilbert Caldwell and his wife, Grace, were confronted with an ugly example of racism on their honeymoon, when they were prevented from staying at a resort in the Poconos. Today Rev. Caldwell speaks about the civil rights movement, and his personal story touched a group of New Jersey schoolchildren, who set about making things right. Steve Hartman reports. 

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Oprah Winfrey moderates a panel discussing the Time's Up campaign, including (clockwise from top left) attorney Nina Shaw, actresses Tracee Ellis Ross and Reese Witherspoon, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, producer Shonda Rhimes, and actresses America Ferrera and Natalie Portman.

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#METOO:  Oprah Winfrey on the Time's Up movement | Watch Video
Earlier this week Oprah Winfrey, a special contributing correspondent for CBS' "Sunday Morning," moderated a panel of Hollywood luminaries to discuss the Time's Up movement. She hosted a discussion featuring actresses Reese Witherspoon, Natalie Portman, Tracee Ellis Ross and American Ferrera; Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy; "Scandal" producer Shonda Rhimes; and entertainment attorney Nina Shaw.

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Nancy Giles has a plethora of exercise and weight-loss gizmos. 

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NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS: Nancy Giles on exercise gizmos (Video)
It's that time of year when many of us resolve to get in better shape. "Sunday Morning" contributor Nancy Giles is one such hopeful, and she has a closet full of exercise and weight-loss gizmos hawked on TV to try to get her there. How helpful are they? Well, they're all packed in the closet…

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COMMENTARY: Faith Salie on when POTUS uses "$#!?hole" language | Watch Video
Faith Salie on what happens when the President of the United States uses language best scrawled on a bathroom stall.

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 Week of January 15 | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.

 Volcanoes National Park (Extended Video)
We leave you this Sunday Morning far from the winter cold, at Volcanoes National Park on the big island of Hawaii. Videographer: Jamie McDonald.  



Christmas Bird Count

Birders in Vermont take part in the National Audubon Society's annual Christmas Bird Count.

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NATURE UP CLOSE: The Christmas Bird Count
Begun in 1900 by the National Audubon Society, the longest-running community science project in the U.S. conducts an annual census of bird species.



 Measuring Colorado's "great experiment" with marijuana | Watch Video
In 2012, when Colorado voters passed Amendment 64, legalizing pot for recreational use was called "The Great Experiment." Five years later, recreational pot is now legal in eight states plus the District of Columbia, while 22 other states now allow sales of marijuana for medical use. But anti-marijuana advocates -- including U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions -- are pushing back against more permissive state laws. Barry Petersen looks at how that "Great Experiment" is working out.  

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 Fannie Farmer | Watch Video
On January 7, 1896, her "Boston Cooking-School Cook Book" was published, inspiring generations of cooks. Jane Pauley reports. 

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Detail from "The Lacemaker" (c. 1670-71) by Johannes Vermeer. Oil on canvas on panel.

Musée du Louvre, Département des Peintures, Paris

ART: Vermeer and the Dutch Masters who influenced him | Watch Video
Rita Braver tours an exhibition at Washington's National Gallery of Art featuring works by Vermeer and other Dutch Masters.

FROM THE ARCHIVE: From 1996: A landmark Vermeer exhibition (Video)
"Sunday Morning" visited the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., to view a rare showing of paintings by Johannes Vermeer - approximately two-thirds of the 17th century artist's surviving works. Curator Arthur Wheelock explained his long fascination with Vermeer and the Dutch Master's stylistic innovations. Host Charles Osgood reports. (Originally broadcast on January 10, 1996.)

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Greta Gerwig on directing: "It's the best feeling in the world" | Watch Video
Tony Dokoupil profiles the actress, whose new film as writer-director, "Lady Bird," is one of the most critically-acclaimed of the year.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Greta Gerwig on facing rejection, and realizing films
Writer-director Greta Gerwig ("Lady Bird") talks with correspondent Tony Dokoupil about the rejections she faced when she applied to school and universities, and how she maintains a sense of purpose in her filmmaking.

WEB EXTRA VIDEO: Greta Gerwig on why she fell in love with Barnard College
Writer-director Greta Gerwig ("Lady Bird") describes to correspondent Tony Dokoupil how she found the school she wanted to attend, Barnard College in New York City.

To watch a trailer for "Lady Bird" click on the video player below.

Lady Bird | Official Trailer HD | A24 by A24 on YouTube

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The freezing "bomb cyclone" (Video)
The meteorological term for the East's misery this past week -- "Bombogenesis" -- brought ice-cold weather, fiercely-blowing snow and misery to air travelers from Georgia to Maine. (Happy New Year!) Jane Pauley reports. 


Examples of Barbour's coats, suitable for English weather, wherever.

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FASHION: Coat tales: A tradition of Barbour outerwear | Watch Video
They're a British tradition, as common as soggy weather -- raincoats fit for a Queen, or for 007. Martha Teichner visits the Barbour factory in Northern England and their "museum" of classic rainwear.

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HARTMAN: Teacher's life-saving gift to a student (Video)
A good teacher will do almost anything for a student, but few have gone so far as Donna Hoagland, a teacher at Marsh Pointe Elementary in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., who helped one student's family by giving of herself in the most unselfish way. Steve Hartman reports. 


Correspondent Lee Cowan joins actor John Lithgow on the New York stage.

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STAGE: John Lithgow on the love that was basis for "Stories By Heart" | Watch Video
Lee Cowan interviews the Emmy-, Tony- and Golden Globe-winning actor, now on Broadway in "John Lithgow: Stories By Heart."

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NEWS: The Golden Gate Bridge to get a suicide net | Watch Video
The Golden Gate Bridge, a beautiful landmark in San Francisco Bay, has an ugly side. Nearly 1,700 have committed suicide from the bridge since its opening in 1938. Last year, 39 people jumped.  But that toll may be coming to an end.  Families and loved ones of those who took their own lives -- as well as those who tried to commit suicide but survived -- have won their fight to have a safety net erected on the bridge. John Blackstone reports.

(If you or someone you know is considering suicide, please call a trained counselor at National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK [8255].)  

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OPINION: Vivian Howard on the goodness of broths | Watch Video
Vivian Howard, star of PBS' "A Chef's Life," says every culture has a recipe with curative powers.

RECIPE: Vivian Howard's Black Silkie Chicken Soup
The host of PBS' "A Chef's Life" offers her take on a traditional curative broth.

RECIPE: Stewed Collards with Ham Hock in Potlikker
Chef Vivian Howard offers a family favorite that nourishes and satisfies, slurp for slurp.

RECIPE: Benny's Matzo Ball Soup
A favorite recipe for a traditional dish, courtesy of chef and restaurateur Vivian Howard, star of PBS' "A Chef's Life."

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 Week of January 8 | Watch Video
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.

 Birds in Pennsylvania (Video)

We leave you this Sunday Morning outside Erie, Pennsylvania, where birds of a feather are riding out the storm. Videographer: Carl Mrozek.


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.

Top news stories of 2017, month-by-month | Watch Video
Jane Pauley has a recap of some of the year's biggest news stories.


The makers of Hangar 1's Fog Point Vodka literally coax water out of thin air.

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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 top books of 2017 | Watch Video


James Franco with correspondent Tony Dokoupil.

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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 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 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 top movies of 2017 | Watch Video

 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 top TV of 2017 | Watch Video

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.



A Piney Woods Christmas
In southeast Texas, species diversity makes up for lack of a snow at the holidays.  

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