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Convention Night Call-In: DNC Wednesday

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We continue our coverage of Day 2 of the DNC with a democratic round robin of the tri-state area. Also, That's My Issue stories from Democrats.  Featuring:

  • Dana Redd, mayor of Camden, and vice-chairwoman of the New Jersey Democratic Party
  • Keith Wright, co-chair of New York State Democratic Party and assemblyman from Harlem
  • Chris Murphy, Connecticut congressman (D-5th) and U.S. Senate candidate
  • Anna Sale, It's a Free Country reporter

Also on the program was WAMU's own Rebecca Blatt, who spoke about the impact that proposed cuts to the federal workforce could have on swing state Virginia.


Kentucky Boy Solves Rubik's Cube In Record Time

A 14-year-old boy from Lexington, Ky., has solved a Rubik's Cube in less than five seconds. As Guinness World Records declares this a record-breaker, we hear how NPR covered a Rubik's Cube competition in 1981.
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Recipes Get A Makeover With GIFs, Science, And Emojis

On Food Wednesday, we explore the new ways recipes are being presented, with everything from GIFs to scientific method.

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International Military Action In Syria

French President Hollande meets with President Obama in Washington to seek additional U.S. support in the fight against ISIS in Syria, and NATO holds an emergency meeting over the downed Russian fighter jet: An update on international military strategy in Syria.


Used Rocket Is A New Breakthrough For Blue Origin's Space Plan

Blue Origin, the space company founded by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos, has sent a craft past the edge of space and then landed its rocket safely – and vertically — in Texas.

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