This week on "Sunday Morning" (May 15)

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Host: Jane Pauley.

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HEADLINES: Man arrested in Buffalo mass shooting that killed 10 (Video)It was a busy Saturday afternoon at Tops Supermarket in Buffalo, N.Y., in a predominantly Black neighborhood, when a gunman started firing, his weapon's barrel bearing a racist message. Ten people were killed, and another three wounded, before an 18-year-old white man wearing body armor was arrested, for what was the deadliest mass shooting in the U.S. this year. Correspondent Nancy Chen reports.

COVER STORY: Paths to avoid crippling student debt | Watch VideoStudent debt has become a national crisis, with 43 million Americans carrying more than $1.7 trillion in debt. With some questioning the value of a college degree, efforts are being made to eliminate college from many corporations' job requirements, while promoting skills training for "new-collar jobs." Correspondent David Pogue talks with Wharton School of Business professor Peter Cappelli; Ken Frazier and Ginni Rometty of the OneTen Coalition; and with young people taking different approaches to higher education and the workforce.

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Peter Cappelli, University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business"Will College Pay Off?: A Guide to the Most Important Financial Decision You'll Ever Make" by Peter Cappelli (PublicAffairs), in Hardcover, eBook and Audio formats, available via Amazon, Barnes & Noble and IndieboundOneTen CoalitionGoogle Professional Certificates

HISTORY: Abraham Lincoln's coat, and its hidden, bloody stories | Watch VideoCurrently on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is the coat worn by President Abraham Lincoln on the night he was assassinated at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. Correspondent Faith Salie talks with the Costume Institute's head curator Andrew Bolton about the treasured object that speaks to tragedy in our nation's history.

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Exhibition: "In America: An Anthology of Fashion," at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City (through September 5)

CBS News' Tony Dokoupil with
CBS News' Tony Dokoupil with

TV: Michael Che on controversial comedy: "As long as people are talking it's not all that bad" | Watch Video"Saturday Night Live" star and writer Michael Che, the first Black anchor of "Weekend Update," and star of the HBO series, "That Damn Michael Che," says standup is his first, and deepest, love – and calls comedy something of a magic trick. Che talks with CBS News' Tony Dokoupil about growing up a "very curious" child; taking in feedback online (even when it hurts); and why he's "just trying to grow up and not get killed."

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michaelche.com"Saturday Night Live" (NBC)"That Damn Michael Che" (HBO)

PASSAGE: In memoriam (Video)"Sunday Morning" remembers some of the notable figures who left us this week, including actor Fred Ward, remembered for the films "The Right Stuff," "Henry & June" and "Tremors."

Chef José Andrés' World Central Kitchen has been providing aid to Ukrainians suffering from the Russian invasion of their country.  / Credit: CBS News
Chef José Andrés' World Central Kitchen has been providing aid to Ukrainians suffering from the Russian invasion of their country. / Credit: CBS News

WORLD: José Andrés on operating in a war zone | Watch VideoChef José Andrés and his non-profit World Central Kitchen have provided a vital lifeline in disaster areas, serving more than 60 million meals, from earthquake-ravaged Haiti to hurricane-battered Houston. Now they are giving aid in Ukraine, the first time chef Andrés and his people have operated in a war zone. Correspondent Tracy Smith talked with Andrés about his mission; and with director Ron Howard about his new documentary profiling Andrés and his organization, "We Feed People."

To watch a trailer for "We Feed People" click on the video player below.

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joseandres.comWorld Central Kitchen"We Feed People" debuts on Disney+ May 27

COMMENTARY: Rita Braver on her 50 years at CBS News | Watch VideoAs she marks a half-century at the news organization, the veteran broadcaster talks about her tenure as a producer, a White House reporter, and a correspondent for "Sunday Morning," covering newsmakers and global events, and the inspiring stories of everyday people.

Grammy-winner Lionel Richie.   / Credit: CBS News
Grammy-winner Lionel Richie. / Credit: CBS News

MUSIC: Lionel Richie on his "amazing ride" | Watch VideoThe Grammy-winning singer-songwriter, lead singer of the Commodores, solo artist, and "American Idol" judge is being awarded the Library of Congress' 2022 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Lionel Richie talks with correspondent Kelefa Sanneh about his 50-year career, from opening for Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5, to his solo success, and how a new generation of fans sees him.

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lionelrichie.com | Tour info"American Idol" (ABC)Gershwin Prize for Popular Song (Library of Congress)

Writer Garrison Keillor with correspondent Anthony Mason. / Credit: CBS News
Writer Garrison Keillor with correspondent Anthony Mason. / Credit: CBS News

HUMOR: Garrison Keillor talks about #MeToo and a return to Lake Wobegon | Watch VideoWriter Garrison Keillor is perhaps best known as the force behind the wildly-popular radio program, "A Prairie Home Companion." But after retiring from the show, Keillor was accused of sexual misconduct, causing Minnesota Public Radio, the show's distributor, to sever ties. They have since settled the matter and signed a confidentiality agreement. But Keillor has never stopped writing, and is now back on the road entertaining his audience. Keillor talks with correspondent Anthony Mason about the allegations of inappropriate behavior, aging, and his new books: "Serenity at 70, Gaiety at 80," and his latest collection of tales from Lake Wobegon, "Boom Town."

READ AN EXCERPT: "Boom Town: A Lake Wobegon Novel" by Garrison Keillor

For more info:

garrisonkeillor.com"Boom Town: by Garrison Keillor (Prairie Home Productions), in Hardcover, eBook and Audio formats, available via Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Indiebound"Serenity at 70, Gaiety at 80: Why You Should Keep On Getting Older" by Garrison Keillor (Prairie Home Productions), in Hardcover, eBook and Audio formats, available via Amazon and garrisonkeillor.comLive Events Schedule

In Japan tatami floor mats are a link to a thousand-year-old tradition.  / Credit: CBS News
In Japan tatami floor mats are a link to a thousand-year-old tradition. / Credit: CBS News

POSTCARD FROM JAPAN: Japan's tatami mats, a home-grown tradition | Watch VideoIn Japan, grass-and-straw tatami mats – once a privilege reserved for the elite – have been a key feature of architecture since the Middle Ages, crafted by gifted artisans. But now, with cheap knockoffs and changing lifestyles, the industry is at a crossroads. Correspondent Lucy Craft reports.

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Tatami mat maker Takashi MoritaTatami artisan Kenze Yamada (Instagram)Architect Azby Brown

NATURE: Bison at South Dakota's Custer State Park (Video)"Sunday Morning" takes us to Custer State Park in South Dakota, where bison and their young calves are roaming. Videographer: Kevin Kjergaard.

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"HERE COMES THE SUN": Author and screenwriter Delia Ephron and dumpster art (Video)Author and screenwriter Delia Ephron sits down with Dr. Jon LaPook to discuss love, the loss of her sister and her triumph over cancer. We also have a story about a man who stumbled across millions of dollars' worth of art.

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