WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

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The Supreme Court ends its term with historic decisions, handing victories to gay rights proponents and defeat to voting rights activists. President Barack Obama outlines an ambitious plan to address climate change, setting the stage for political battles ahead. And new revelations about undisclosed gifts to Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell raise questions about his wife, Maureen, and whether the governor took official action on behalf of those who gave him gifts. It's your turn to weigh in on these stories and other topics on your mind.

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WAMU 88.5

Remains In Jamestown Linked To Early Colonial Leaders

Scientists from the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History and The Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation say they've identified four men buried in the earliest English church in America.
WAMU 88.5

The Democracy Of The Diner

Whether the decor is faux '50s silver and neon or authentic greasy spoon, diners are classic Americana, down to the familiar menu items. Rich, poor, black, white--all rub shoulders in the vinyl booths and at formica counters. We explore the enduring appeal and nostalgia of the diner.

WAMU 88.5

D.C. Council Member David Grosso

D.C. Council Member and Chair of the Committee on Education David Grosso joins us to discuss local public policy issues, including the challenges facing D.C. Public Schools.

NPR

Researchers Warn Against 'Autonomous Weapons' Arms Race

Already, researcher Stuart Russell says, sentry robots in South Korea "can spot and track a human being for a distance of 2 miles — and can very accurately kill that person."

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