Live Coverage Of The Virginia Gubernatorial Debate

Join WAMU 88.5 and NBC Washington at 7 p.m. for a live debate between Virginia gubernatorial candidates, Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Ken Cuccinelli.

With just six weeks to go until Election Day, the candidates will square off in a debate moderated by NBC's Chuck Todd.

Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Robert Sarvis will join Matt McCleskey in our studio tomorrow morning live at 6:51 am to discuss the race and to respond to hot topics from the debate tonight. We will air the interview again at 8:51 am.


Patti Smith Reveals Her Solitary Soul In The 'M Train'

Smith follows up to her National Book Award-winning memoir, Just Kids, with another memoir, M Train. Critic Maureen Corrigan says it is a haunting story about weathering life's storms.

California City Orders Restaurants To Use Disposable Plates, Cups

Officials in Fort Bragg also ordered restaurants to serve water to customers only upon request. As part of a stage 3 water emergency, things like washing cars using city water are prohibited, too.

GOP Candidates Criticized For Oregon Shooting Response

Most Republicans are calling for a renewed focus on mental health services, but some of the presidential candidates have been criticized for their word choice in responding.
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Environmental Outlook: Lessons From Israel's Search For Water

For this month's Environmental Outlook: Ten years ago, Israel experienced a prolonged drought that forced the country to come up with a strategy to address water scarcity. What its experience could teach an increasingly water-starved planet.