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​Calendar: Week of December 22

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 3:05pm
"Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead

Reporter's Notebook: Steve Hartman on secret Santa story's viral success

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 2:50pm
A special secret Santa in Kansas City likes to spread his own version of holiday cheer and this year he decided he could use a little extra help. Since it has been posted online, the story has received millions of views. Steve Hartman gives his thoughts on why.

Oklahoma oil rig explosion kills 2

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 2:42pm
Two others injured after explosion and fire at drilling rig 100 miles southeast of Oklahoma City

Crash-and-grab robberies hit Chicago hard

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 2:38pm
Windy City's high-end shopping district, The Magnificent Mile, has become target of a new phenomenon, with some stores losing more than $100K worth of goods

Video appears to show NYPD beating teen

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 2:06pm
The NYPD said its Internal Affairs Bureau is reviewing an incident after video of a violent confrontation between a teenager and police was posted online

​Almanac: When Nixon met Elvis

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:47pm
On December 21, 1970, the president welcomed the rock idol to the Oval Office

"Redskins" not profane, FCC rules

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:40pm
FCC says indecent content law defines profanity as sexual or excretory in nature - meanings that don't relate to team's name

Happy birthday, Gayle King!

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:26pm
The "CBS This Morning" crew, along with co-hosts Charlie Rose and Norah O'Donnell, surprise Gayle King with a birthday treat.

James Holmes' parents: "He is not a monster"

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:25pm
Parents of Colorado theater shooting suspect are pleading for him to be spared the death penalty

Darlene Love's final "Late Show" Christmas performance

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:16pm
The music legend will sing "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" for the 21st and final time for Dave Letterman. Vladimir Duthiers sits down with Love to discuss this holiday tradition.

​4th victim, age 6, dies after Redondo Beach crash

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:11pm
Woman expected in court to face charges of DUI, vehicular manslaughter after running into crowd leaving church event Wednesday

Colorado shooting suspect James Holmes' parents speak out on death penalty

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:02pm
For the first time, Holmes' parents are commenting on the murder charges that could bring the death penalty for their son. Holmes is accused of killing 12 people in an Aurora movie theater. Norah O'Donnell reports.

Behind the scenes of FreshDirect: Online grocer takes direct aim at supermarkets

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:50pm
Giant retailers like Walmart and Amazon see groceries as the next frontier in e-commerce, but Vinita Nair takes you inside FreshDirect, an online grocery service that has been showing up at front doors for more than a decade.

Cops: 5-year-old boy found dead wasn't abducted

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:43pm
Police issued an Amber Alert for Kenneth White after his guardian's teen daughter said he was abducted by masked men; now, they say the story was false

How to recapture the spirit of the holiday season

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:36pm
If you are having trouble finding holiday cheer, there are remedies for the blues. Wall Street Journal's Elizabeth Bernstein joins "CBS This Morning" with advice from experts in psychology, grief and happiness.

Americans oppose drone use 2-to-1, poll finds

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:35pm
More than 40 percent of people worry that privacy invasions outweigh the benefits of using drones for commercial purposes

Airline fare trick: Passengers use Skiplagged to fly for less

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:12pm
Airfares seem to keep on climbing, but a 23-year-old computer whiz found a way to save you hundreds on airline tickets. With a few clicks of the mouse, Skiplagged helps you find what's called "hidden city" airfares. Michelle Miller sat down with founder Aktarer Zaman who is creating some turbulence with travel industry giants.

Massive apartment complex fire in Los Angeles deemed arson

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:03pm
The controversial developer of Da Vinci apartment complex is counting his losses. The devastating fire was ruled arson, and police in Los Angeles are looking for whoever is behind it. Danielle Nottingham reports on the painstaking search for clues.

Crash and grab: Thieves caught on camera ramming into stores

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 12:00pm
Businesses in the Windy City face a growing threat blowing through their doors. Robbers are using a technique called "crash and grab." Their target? Chicago's upscale Magnificent Mile shopping district. Dean Reynolds reports from Chicago.

Stephen Colbert signs off with star-studded sing-along

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 11:50am
After a nine year run, the late-night TV show aired its final episode with a final burst of "truthiness". The "real" Stephen Colbert is heading to CBS's "Late Show." Vladimir Duthiers reports.

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