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Broken Trust: Resettling Iraqis Left Behind After War

We explore the plight of U.S.-affiliated workers in countries like Iraq and Afghanistan with Kirk Johnson, founder of the List Project to Resettle Iraqi Allies, and author of the new book, "To Be a Friend is Fatal."

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Body Language And Success In The Workplace

New research shows that our body language influences our confidence, behavior and even our hormone levels. We explore how an assertive posture can affect performance at work.

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Second Grader's Dreadlocks Cause For Concern?

Seven-year-old Tiana Parker was told her dreadlocks defied her school's dress code. Her story went viral and an outpouring of support came from all over the world. Host Michel Martin speaks with her father, Terrance Parker, about his daughter's hairstyle, and the unexpected fallout.
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Losing Home Over $200? Tax Lien Fallout

A new investigation by The Washington Post shows that hundreds of people in Washington, D.C. are losing their homes over tax debts that often total less than $200. Host Michel Martin speaks with investigative journalist Michael Sallah, about how tax lien sales are forcing elderly homeowners onto the streets.
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This Week On Metro Connection: Latino D.C.

From politics to food to the arts, we'll explore the scope of the region's growing, vibrant Latino community.

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Next Door To Syria, Iraq Slowly Boils

The world's spotlight is on Syria, but its neighbor Iraq also faces rising violence. Extremists linked to al-Qaida are behind many of the attacks that have targeted civilians and the country's security forces.
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Friday News Roundup - International

The U.S. and Russia work on a deal to disarm Syria of chemical weapons. A satellite image suggests North Korea is restarting a plutonium reactor. And an Indian judge sentenced four men to death for raping and killing a student. A panel of journalists joins guest host Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

President Barack Obama hits the pause button on Syrian airstrikes. Debate among House Republicans delays a vote on government spending. And Colorado voters recall two senators who support gun control. A panel of journalists join guest host Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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Eric Schlosser: "Command And Control"

Investigative journalist Eric Schlosser explores the dilemma that has existed since the dawn of the nuclear age: How do you deploy weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them? He joins guest host Steve Roberts in studio to talk about his new book, "Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety."

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Gun Violence And The Debate Over Gun Control Legislation

The Washington Navy Yard shootings underscore ongoing concerns about gun violence. The debate over gun control legislation nationwide.

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