Each week, WAMU 88.5's Metro Connection reaches across D.C., Maryland and Virginia to gather the sounds and stories that capture the current events, culture and personalities driving the Washington region.
In the second in our "Elcie Diaries" series, we check in with sailing aficionados Richard and Jessica Johnson as they head out into the chilly waters of the Atlantic Ocean on a year-long sailing expedition.
You might have heard of the extremists on National Geographic's reality show "Doomsday Preppers," but not everyone concerned with planning for potential disaster lives in the mountains or is obsessed with living "off the grid."
FBI agents believe they have a credible lead on the whereabouts of Jimmy Hoffa's body. If they're right, it will solve a longstanding mystery, which will also deflate Hoffa's resonance in popular culture.
There was a time — a time long, long ago — when MySpace dominated the teen social-media world. Not anymore. NPR's Sami Yenigun looks at how teenagers use various social platforms in today's increasingly segmented online universe.
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