In a reporting collaboration with the Center for Public Integrity, we look into how the government of South Sudan has spent millions on lobbying to keep aid flowing to the African republic and smooth out its image amid bloody civil conflict.
Some D.C. homeowners say that licensed electricians and plumbers have long pulled permits for work that's done by someone else, leaving the consumer in the dark as to who's working on their house and potentially enabling shoddy house-flippers.
Sgt. Matthew Mahl said Friday on WAMU 88.5's The Politics Hour that the killing of five officers in Dallas underscores the danger police face every day. The union leader also questioned Mayor Muriel Bowser's decision to release body camera footage this week from a local police shooting.
A Metrorail operator who ran a red signal on the Red Line has been fired after risking a collision and threatening the safety of two track inspectors, the transit authority’s general manager said in an email to all employees Friday.
The Sergeant at Arms informed House leadership staff that it had been a false alarm. Normal operations quickly resumed at the Capitol, with visitors let inside and the House preparing to come back into session and vote.
When you give to WAMU, your tax-deductible membership gift helps make possible award-winning programs such as Morning Edition, All Things Considered, The Diane Rehm Show, The Kojo Nnamdi Show, and other favorites.