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Pitch Perfect Plus

Pitch Perfect 2 is the number one movie in the country, and it's over the top on a capella.

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Week In The News: ISIS, Airbags, Goodbye Letterman

ISIS rolls on. A TPP vote. Biggest recall ever – airbags. And Letterman's last bow. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

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The Arctic Rush

The Arctic Circle is opening up at a gallop as the ice disappears. Oil, gold, armies, spies. Big opportunities and fear of the consequences.

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Free College?

With student debt topping $1 trillion, a renewed call for radical change – maybe even free public university tuition. We'll hear more about it.

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Where Advertising Is Looking For You

David Letterman is leaving television. So are advertising dollars. We'll look at the changes in TV and how today's industry tries to reach you.

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Ramadi Falls. Is Iraq Over?

The ISIS flag now flies over Ramadi. US and Iraqi forces are mobilizing to take it back. But can they? And what if they can't?

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Chinese Rail In South America

As the US struggles with infrastructure, China moves to build a brand new railway across South America. We'll get the story.

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The Biker Gangs Of Texas

A look at the bloody shoot-out in Waco. We'll look at what blew up at the Twin Peaks Sports Bar. Plus, the latest on Jade Helm.

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Where Does America Fit In The World?

Choices to be made about America's future place in the world, from large and in charge to walking softly and fixing our own problems first. Global strategist Ian Bremmer joins us.

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Learning How To Say 'I Do'

Beyond the cake, the dress and the "I do's." Ellen McCarthy tells us what she learned about marriage as the Washington Post's wedding reporter. Plus: looking back at the life of blues legend B.B. King.

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