: News

Commentary By Jackie Jeter

Play associated audio
Washington's Metro system has experienced more than a dozen accident-related deaths and several suicides in recent months.
www.flickr.com/edrabbit
Washington's Metro system has experienced more than a dozen accident-related deaths and several suicides in recent months.

Washington's Metro system has experienced more than a dozen accident-related deaths and several suicides in recent months. As commentator Jackie Jeter notes, those numbers do not include the loss of life prior to the June 22nd red line crash.

Jeter is president of Local 689 of the Amalgamated Transit Union.

The views expressed do not necessarily reflect the opinions of WAMU 88.5 or American University. What do you think? Go to The Conversation .

NPR

Military Veterans Take On Zombies In 'Range 15'

Range 15 is a new zombie movie made by war veterans for veterans. It's a dark comedy with a cast that includes a Navy Cross recipient, amputees and William Shatner.
NPR

Chef Eddie Huang On Cultural Identity And 'Intestine Sticky Rice Hot Dog'

Huang and his brothers, Evan and Emery, headed to China to reconnect with their culture, to eat lots and lots of food — and to cook. He's documented his travels in his new book, Double Cup Love.
NPR

Family of Kate Steinle Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The suit alleges San Francisco's "sanctuary city" immigration policies led to Steinle's death, allegedly at the hands of a man in the U.S. illegally. It also blames two federal agencies.
NPR

North Korea Linked To $81 Million Bangladesh Bank Heist

Experts say code used by hackers in recent attacks on banks appears to be the same as code used in an attack on Sony Pictures which the FBI says was carried out by North Korea.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.