WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

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Bishop Mariann Budde

The Church of England recently announced that it would allow female bishops. While other denominations have allowed female bishops for decades, women face challenges as they try to rise within church leadership. The Washington Diocese of the Episcopal Church ordained its first female bishop, the Right Reverend Mariann Budde, in 2011. We speak with Bishop Budde about women in and outside of the clergy.

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'Top Gear' Team Signs Deal With Amazon; New Car Show Set For 2016

The trio left the BBC under a cloud, after Jeremy Clarkson's contract was not renewed because of a physical and verbal attack on a show producer.
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Do Fish Names Encourage Fishy Business?

Legally, a single fish species can go by many names from sea to plate, and different fish can go by the same name. An environmental group says that hampers efforts to combat illegal fishing and fraud.
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A Congressional Attempt To Speed The Development Of Lifesaving Treatments

Earlier this month, the House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act in a rare bi-partisan effort. The bill is meant to speed the development of lifesaving treatments, but critics warn it may also allow ineffective or even harmful drugs onto the market.

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'Top Gear' Team Signs Deal With Amazon; New Car Show Set For 2016

The trio left the BBC under a cloud, after Jeremy Clarkson's contract was not renewed because of a physical and verbal attack on a show producer.

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