WAMU 88.5 : Metro Connection

This Week on Metro Connection: Hall of Fame

Play associated audio

With 2014 around the corner, we'll pause to toast some of the great characters we met and places we visited in 2013. We'll work the overnight shift with a rookie cop in Montgomery County. We'll hear one woman's very personal account of becoming a mom. And we'll hit the court with one of the nation's best players...of dodgeball.

[Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by John Davis from Title Tracks / "Auld Lang Syne" by Jim Galloway and Jay McShann from Christmas Jazz Greats ]

NPR

Lisa Lucas Takes The Reins At The National Book Foundation

Lucas is the third executive director in the history of the foundation, which runs the National Book Awards. Her priority? Inclusivity: "Everyone is either a reader or a potential reader," she says.
NPR

The Shocking Truth About America's Ethanol Law: It Doesn't Matter (For Now)

Ted Cruz doesn't like the law that requires the use of ethanol in gasoline. So what would happen if it was abolished? The surprising answer: not much, probably.
WAMU 88.5

The Latest on the Military, Political and Humanitarian Crises in Syria

Russia continues airstrikes in Syria. Secretary Kerry meets with world leaders in an attempt to resolve the country’s five-year civil war. A panel joins Diane to discuss the latest on the military, political and humanitarian crises facing Syria.

NPR

Should India's Internet Be Free Of Charge, Or Free Of Control?

Facebook's free Internet service was banned in India on the basis of net neutrality this week. Internet providers, regulators say, should not be allowed "to shape the users' Internet experience."

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.