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The Kojo Nnamdi Show: Coordinating Police Response To Navy Yard Shooting

The investigation into Monday's shooting at the Washington Navy Yard continues, with many questions remaining. The FBI is taking lead on the investigation after a massive initial response that included law enforcement from a variety of local and federal agencies. We hear from an emergency management expert on the challenges of coordinating that response, why workers at Navy Yard were instructed to shelter in plce instead of fleeing and whether military installations are uniquely prepared to handle a situation like this. Then, WAMU 88.5 reporter Elliott Francis talks about how the local community is coming together to heal hearts in the wake of tragedy.

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In An Alternate 19th Century London, Sins Are Marked With 'Smoke'

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Dan Vyleta about his novel, Smoke. It's set in an alternate 19th century London, where the morally corrupt are marked by a smoke that pours from their bodies.
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The Judgment Of Paris: The Blind Taste Test That Decanted The Wine World

Forty years ago, the top names in French food and wine judged a blind tasting pitting the finest French wines against unknown California bottles. The results revolutionized the wine industry.
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Donald Trump Dredges Up Clinton Scandals Of The '90s

The scandals of the 1990s are back as likely GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump dubs likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton an enabler of her husband's extra marital affairs.
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$81 Million Bangladesh Bank Heist Sparks Push For Stepped-Up Cybersecurity

The head of the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication acknowledged at least two security breaches in addition to February's spectacular theft involving Bangladesh's central bank.

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