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Calendar: Week of August 29

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 2:38pm
Charles Osgood looks at some notable events of the week ahead, including the Academy of Country Music Honors ceremony in Nashville, and President Obama's eight-day trip to China and Laos.

Music and the Brain

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 2:37pm
"Music and the Brain" is an educational program created by Lisha Lercari, an educator on a mission to promote the creative benefits of teaching music to young children. Michelle Miller reports.

Charles Osgood leaving "Sunday Morning"

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 2:37pm
After nearly a half-century at CBS News, including the last 22 years as anchor of "Sunday Morning," Charles Osgood is saying good-bye. But he'll still see you on the radio.

Barbra Streisand, with a little help from her friends

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 2:31pm
Everything about the long career of Barbra Streisand is legend. Now she's adding to her legacy with a new album, "Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway," in which she's joined by stars of stage and screen to perform duets of classic show tunes. Streisand takes correspondent Anthony Mason backstage, to where it all began.

2 arrested in Chicago shooting death of Nykea Aldridge

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 2:30pm
Mother of four, and cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade, was gunned down on her way to register her kids for school

WWII vet runs 3,000 miles across the U.S.

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 1:42pm
Ninety-three-year-old Navy veteran Ernie Andrus has just finished a three-year run across the country. His run from the Pacific to the Atlantic was to raise awareness about an unsung hero of the war. Steve Hartman met Ernie several times and Sunday Morning was there when he finished his journey.

Are cord-cutters satisfied?

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 1:37pm
Will cable TV subscribers become extinct? Maybe not. A new J.D. Power survey finds that so-called "cord-cutters" - people who've abandoned cable and satellite TV in favor of streaming alone - have the lowest level of viewing satisfaction. Charles Osgood reports.

Meg Ryan returns in a new role

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 1:37pm
Meg Ryan starred in some of the most popular romantic comedies of the 1990s. Pretty good for an actress who wasn't trained when she began booking acting gigs. She's stayed out of the spotlight in recent years and focused on being a mom, but has now returned to filmmaking - and this time she's calling the shots. Jane Pauley talks to Ryan about her new film as a director, "Ithaca."

Santa convention brings holiday cheer to summer

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 1:37pm
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.

The Met Breuer museum opens with unfinished works

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 1:22pm
It's a new face for one of the nation's largest and oldest art museums. New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art has opened a new space, the Met Breuer, and is hosting an exhibition of artworks that were - intentionally or not - left unfinished. The show features 200 pieces from the Renaissance through today, from artists including Da Vinci, Cezanne and Warhol. Anna Werner reports.

Almanac: Roger Tory Peterson

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 12:45pm
On August 28, 1908, the writer, painter, naturalist, and creator of “Field Guide to Birds” was born

Almanac: A birdwatching trailblazer

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 12:42pm
One-hundred-and-eight years ago today, writer, painter and naturalist Roger Tory Peterson was born in Jamestown, New York. A bird lover, Peterson believed he could improve on overly-technical bird watching manuals of the time, launching the cherished "Peterson Field Guides to Birds." Charles Osgood reports.

Artist puts focus on children with rare diseases

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 12:41pm
Thousands of rare diseases have no treatment options; with so few people suffering from them, most researchers and pharmaceutical companies see no incentive for developing cures. Artist Lucas Kolasa has put together an art exhibit that puts faces to these rare, fatal diseases affecting children. Jim Axelrod reports.

2 United pilots arrested for suspected drunkenness

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 12:40pm
Pilots had been scheduled to fly 141 passengers from Scotland to Newark, N.J.; latest in string of recent incidents

New York Little Leaguers square off against South Korea in title game

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 10:56am
How will team from Endwell, New York stay loose before Sunday's championship game? "A lot of ping pong"

1 rescued, 2 missing after plane crashes in Lake Ponchatrain

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 10:54am
Female passenger picked up by private yacht, transported to area hospital; divers to search for additional passengers, wreckage

Sheriff: Suspect confesses in killings of 2 nuns in Mississippi

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 12:57am
Rodney Earl Sanders arrested and charged in the deaths of two 68-year-old nuns

Orlando fundraising exposes weaknesses in do-it-yourself charity campaigns

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 12:41am
Waste, questionable intentions and scant oversight mark personal online fundraising efforts that have become popular

8/27: Trump frustrates both sides on immigration while lagging in polls; Argosy Book Store, Manhattan's hidden gem

Sat, 08/27/2016 - 10:39pm
With the election nearly 10 weeks away, national polls show Hillary Clinton six points ahead of Donald Trump; In midtown Manhattan, squeezed in-between the skyscrapers on East 59th Street, is a six-story literary oasis

Argosy Book Store, Manhattan's hidden gem

Sat, 08/27/2016 - 10:29pm
In midtown Manhattan, squeezed in-between the skyscrapers on East 59th Street, is a six-story literary oasis. The Argosy Book Store has been in business for 91 years now. It's run by three sisters. All in their 70s, they have run Argosy since their father died in 1991. Anthony Mason has more.

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