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Analysis: Maryland Rep. Ruppersberger Wants To End NSA's Bulk Data Collection

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Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.), the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, is proposing a change to how the National Security Agency gathers information. The Congressman, whose district includes the NSA, says his legislation would end the agency's controversial bulk collection of U.S. citizens' phone data. National Journal technology correspondent Brendan Sasso talks with WAMU host Matt Bush about the details of his proposal and whether it will get the support of his colleagues in Congress as well as the White House.

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What The African American History Museum Means to D.C.'s Black Community

This weekend, D.C. celebrated the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Kojo chats with the civil rights leader and longtime city council member who chaired the D.C. host committee.

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They Dreamed Of Sheep (Farming): Peek Inside An Alabama Dairy

Greg Kelly wanted out of corporate America for a lifestyle better suited to raising a family. So he and his wife launched Alabama's only sheep dairy. "We feel like we're really living now," she says.
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Protecting Our Data In An Era Of Increasing State-Sponsored Cyberattacks

Yahoo says information from 500 million users was stolen by hackers. This comes amid growing concern over intrusions into U.S. election systems. In an era of increasing state-sponsored cyber threats, protecting our personal data and the integrity of U.S. voting.

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Putting The Patient At The Center Of Local Healthcare

From "concierge" services to iPads connecting new parents with their babies in the nursery, Kojo explores some of the patient-centered ideas coming from healthcare innovation labs at local hospitals.

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