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Supreme Court Adds Protections For 401(k) Investors

May 19, 2015
The US Supreme Court in Washington, DC, November 6, 2013. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

The Supreme Court ruling on Monday is expected to better protect people invested in 401(k) retirement plans.

How To Get Arrested Without Really Trying

May 19, 2015
An in-depth look at law and disorder exposes some of the tensions between police and the communities they serve and how video cameras are dramatically changing the public’s relationship with law enforcement. (Anna Vignet/Reveal)

An in-depth look at law and disorder exposes some of the tensions between police and the communities they serve.

Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs Front And Center After Waco Shootout

May 19, 2015
Authorities investigate a shooting in the parking lot of the Twin Peaks restaurant Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Waco, Texas. Authorities say that the shootout victims were members of rival biker gangs that had gathered for a meeting. (Jerry Larson/AP)

Authorities in Texas had warned weeks ago that tensions were escalating between rival motorcycle gangs.

In Nebraska, A Rare Conservative Push To Ban The Death Penalty

May 19, 2015
Nebraska state Sen. Colby Coash of Lincoln speaks during debate in Lincoln, Neb., Tuesday, May 12, 2015. (Nati Harnik/AP)

The Nebraska Legislature will decide in the next weeks whether to officially ban the death penalty.

White House Unveils Plan To Save Honeybees

May 19, 2015
Jordan Erickson with Gene Brandi Apiaries inspects a bee hive on September 5, 2014 in Los Banos, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

The White House’s Pollinator Health Task Force has released a strategy to help improve bee habitat and health.

The Wonkish Ways Of D.C.’s Tech Scene

May 19, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama participates in an interview with YouTube and Google from the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, January 30, 2012. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Washington D.C. is emerging as a unique technology hub that’s eager to bridge the public and private sector gap.

U.S. Raid In Syria Targets ISIS Leader

May 19, 2015
In a May 14, 2015 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)

Who was Abu Sayyaf and why were U.S. Army Delta Forces commandos sent into Syria to kill him?

Congressman Weighs Risk And Rewards In ISIS Raid

May 19, 2015
Rep. Adam B. Schiff (D-CA) participates in a during a news conference on Capitol Hill, May 21, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff says he’s concerned about balancing the risk to soldiers and the value of the captured intelligence.

New Jersey Debates Lifting Ban On Self-Serve Gas

May 19, 2015
An employee pumps gas at a station in New Jersey with the Empire State Building in the background on January 3, 2008 in Jersey City, N.J. (DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Two states in the U.S. ban drivers pumping their own gas, but that could soon change.

Look Back At David Letterman’s Top 10 Moments

May 19, 2015
In this Aug. 30, 1993 file photo, David Letterman, right, and Bill Murray wave from the side door of the Ed Sullivan Theater during the first episode of "Late Show with David Letterman" in New York. After 33 years in late night and 22 years hosting CBS' "Late Show," Letterman will retire on May 20. (Jim Cooper/AP)

We look back at David Letterman’s top 10 moments hosting the “Late Show” on CBS ahead of final episode on Wednesday.

Dairy Farm Workers Protest Alleged Abuse In Upstate New York

May 19, 2015
About 40 farm workers and advocates marched to the front gates of Marks Farm, south of Lowville, N.Y., to protest alleged worker abuses. (Photo Courtesy of David Sommerstein)

There are thousands of undocumented immigrants working on dairy farms in the Northeastern U.S.

Music From The Show

May 18, 2015

From Ancient Lasers to Divinyls.

How – And How Well – Would Free College Work?

May 18, 2015
In this May 31, 2014 file photo, graduates throw their caps in the air in triumph at the University of Delaware's commencement ceremony in Newark, Del. It turns out their majors might matter more than they think in their future earnings. (Emily Varisco/AP)

Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders is proposing legislation that would make tuition at four-year public colleges free.

Jeremy Hobson’s Advice For Selfie-Stick Users

May 18, 2015
Tourists use a selfie-stick to take a picture of themselves in front of the Pyramid of the Louvre in Paris on March 7, 2015. (Dominique Faget/AFP/Getty Images)

Urban Dictionary defines selfie-stick as an elongated plastic or metal rod “with a camera on one end and a dense moron on the other.”

Gender Pronouns And The History Of ‘They’

May 18, 2015
A dictionary definition of they. (Rachel Rohr/Here & Now)

The use of the word “they” as a gender-neutral singular pronoun is gaining wider acceptance, even among copy editors.

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