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What Happens In Vegas Includes Crowded, Struggling Schools

Teachers, students and administrators are stretched thin by serious overcrowding. The city could add 32 schools tomorrow and every one would be filled to capacity.

All Songs: Nine Creative Musicians You Should Know

All of the songs on this week's show grapple with the alchemy of creation.

The End Of An Era: Looking Back On Letterman's Legacy

The countdown begins for the "Late Show with David Letterman." On May 20th, he'll wrap-up an accomplished 33-year career.

What Is Cinco De Mayo?

The Mexican holiday is well known in the U.S., but as we sip on margaritas, do we know exactly what we're celebrating?

Reporter's Notebook: Veteran Baltimore Journalist Jayne Miller

The curfew has been lifted, National Guard Troops are pulling out and businesses, including CVS, are saying they will rebuild.

Employers Relax Dress Codes, Offer Overseas Travel To Retain Millennials

Millennials now make up 34 percent of the U.S. workforce, and employers are changing their policies in order to hang on to them.

A Tragic Tradition On This Day In History

Every day this week, we're checking in with the author of "Bad Days in History." We hear a grim story from this date in 1806.

Brandi Carlile Channels Many Styles To Make Her Music

Seattle singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile draws inspiration from a variety of influences, from the Grand Ole Opry to The Beatles.

'One Of Us' Examines The Damaged Inner Terrain Of Norwegian Mass Shooter

Journalist Asne Seierstad's book chronicles the 2011 shooting massacre in her country. Critic Maureen Corrigan calls the work "engrossing, important and undeniably difficult to read."

Testing The Range On The West Coast Electric Highway

Washington state and Oregon have completed a rapid recharging network to enable long distance electric-powered travel.