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This week on "Sunday Morning" (December 15)A look at the features for this week's broadcast of the #1 Sunday morning news program
9-year-old brings Christmas spirit when thieves steal decorationsA home in Downey, California, is usually decked out with elaborate decorations this time of year, but the tradition almost ended when thieves stole some of the display.
Texas 10-month-old to stay on life support another 3 weeks, judge rulesThe family of a 10-month-old who's been on life support since she was born won a small legal victory in a heartbreaking battle to keep her alive. A judge in Texas ruled that Cook Children's Medical Center cannot disconnect Tinslee Lewis at least for another three weeks. Janet Shamlian spoke to Tinslee's mother about the fight for Tinslee's life.
Malls hold Santa Cares events for kids with autismSanta knows how to interact with kids who have autism – and he wants them to know he cares.
Barnard students shocked by murder: "It could have been anyone"According to NYPD statistics, crime is up in Morningside Park, and the city's murder rate is also up, some 8%.
Tom Joyner signing off influential radio show after 25 yearsRadio giant Tom Joyner is signing off Friday after a legendary career. The “Tom Joyner Morning Show” airs in more than 105 markets nationwide, reaching nearly eight million listeners. Jericka Duncan spoke with Joyner about hanging up the mic.
After thieves steal Christmas decorations, 9-year-old inspires family to redo displayA 9-year-old boy's kindness is helping keep the Christmas spirit alive in a Southern California neighborhood. A home in Downey, just outside Los Angeles, is usually decked out with elaborate decorations this time of year, but when thieves stole some of them, the tradition almost ended. Vladimir Duthiers reports.
How to combat loneliness, and how it differs from depressionTwo new studies suggest older adults are more lonely than they used to be. The American Psychological Association found on average that reported loneliness began to increase after age 75. But loneliness is an issue for all generations. Psychiatrist Dr. Sue Varma, who consults on depression, anxiety disorders, and work-life balance issues, joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the findings.
13-year-old faces murder charges in death of NYC studentThe Barnard freshman was stabbed to death in Morningside Park, next door to Columbia University.

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Watch: President Trump to meet with the president of ParaguayThe meeting comes after the House Judiciary Committee votes on the articles of impeachment against the president
Boris Johnson calls U.K. election win an "irrefutable" Brexit mandatePrime Minister Johnson campaigned on a promise to "get Brexit done." His foe's bid to make the election about more than just EU membership failed in spectacular fashion.
New Zealand retrieves bodies of 6 killed when volcano eruptedOfficials believe two bodies are still on the island or in the sea around it, and an operation is still looming to try to find and recover them.
New Zealand rescue crews face toxic volcanic gassesA harrowing operation in New Zealand is recovering the remaining victims of Monday’s deadly volcano eruption. Teams in HAZMAT suits and gas masks scoured the floor of the White Island crater. Six bodies were removed Thursday, but two remain. The death toll stands at 16. Ramy Inocencio reports.
Boris Johnson's election victory puts an end in sight for BrexitBritain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his conservative party are celebrating a strong victory in a historic election Thursday night. The result means Brexit, Britain's plan to leave the European Union, is happening. Mark Phillips reports.
Liability of cruise lines in question after deadly volcanic eruptionRoyal Caribbean told CBS News it is now "suspending tours of active volcanoes."
Michelle Obama encourages Greta Thunberg after Trump slams activist"Don't let anyone dim your light," the former first lady said in a tweet.
Boris Johnson's Conservatives win majority in U.K. electionsLabour leader Jeremy Corbyn said he would step down as leader of the party in the next general election.
Votes tallied to decide Brexit's futureVotes are being counted in Great Britain in an election that could go a long way to determining if and how the country finalizes its divorce from Europe. Mark Phillips reports.