WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

Invasive Bugs

They're the ultimate stowaways: bugs that hop into cargo ships or suitcases and travel abroad. The latest arrival in our area is a species of moth never seen in the U.S. It turned up in May at the port of Baltimore in a shipment of soybeans from China. In a world of international trade and world travel, we'll look at the arrival of invasive species of bugs, the damage they cause and efforts to combat them.

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In An Alternate 19th Century London, Sins Are Marked With 'Smoke'

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Dan Vyleta about his novel, Smoke. It's set in an alternate 19th century London, where the morally corrupt are marked by a smoke that pours from their bodies.
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The Judgment Of Paris: The Blind Taste Test That Decanted The Wine World

Forty years ago, the top names in French food and wine judged a blind tasting pitting the finest French wines against unknown California bottles. The results revolutionized the wine industry.
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Donald Trump Dredges Up Clinton Scandals Of The '90s

The scandals of the 1990s are back as likely GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump dubs likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton an enabler of her husband's extra marital affairs.
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$81 Million Bangladesh Bank Heist Sparks Push For Stepped-Up Cybersecurity

The head of the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication acknowledged at least two security breaches in addition to February's spectacular theft involving Bangladesh's central bank.

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