The first U.S. Olympic trials in women's boxing are being held this week. The International Olympic Committee approved the sport in 2009. Now, 24 of this country's best female boxers have come to Washington state with Olympic dreams and a chance to bring their sport out of the shadows.
Democrats and Republicans in Virginia are at odds over the value of investigating the state Senator Phil Puckett, who resigned last month to take a job at a state tobacco commission — and turned the Senate over to Republicans.
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.