WAMU 88.5 : The Diane Rehm Show

New Concerns About The Global Economy

There are new signs Germany may be willing to take an even greater role in rescuing the euro. Help would be tied to more centralized control over government spending across the euro zone and could cost trillions. Europe accounts for about a fifth of the world's economy. Financial troubles there continue to cast a long shadow over prospects for global growth.Please join us to talk about the economic and political risks of a faltering global economy.

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'Deadpool' Is a Potty-Mouthed Splatterfest. A Really Funny One

NPR film critic Bob Mondello says Deadpool goes in deep on its R rating — and has plenty of fun doing it.
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Buy Crop Insurance, Double Your Money

The nation's crop insurance program is really a lottery, says one economist. And it's rigged so that farmers win. In fact, farmers typically get back double the money they pay for premiums.
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The Politics Hour - February 12, 2016

D.C. Council Member Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 7) joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood to chat about her upcoming fight for re-election.

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Do You Like Me? Swiping Leads To Spike In Online Dating For Young Adults

A study by the Pew Research Center finds the use of online dating sites has mushroomed in the past few years, particularly among 18- to 24-year-olds.

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