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David Kaczynski: "Every Last Tie: The Story Of The Unabomber And His Family"

It has been nearly twenty years since the FBI arrested Unabomber Ted Kaczynski, ending his trail of terror that left three dead and dozens injured. The man who tipped off authorities was his own brother. He’ll join us to tell his family’s story.

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A Grand Jury Indicts Two Abortion Opponents Who Made Undercover Videos Of Planned Parenthood

A grand jury in Texas investigating Planned Parenthood instead indicted two abortion opponents who made undercover videos of the organization. We discuss what makes an undercover investigation criminal and the ongoing political battle over Planned Parenthood's role and funding.

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New Rules For Juveniles In the Criminal Justice System

President Obama announces a ban on solitary confinement for juveniles in federal prison. And the Supreme Court rules that prisoners given mandatory life sentences for murder as teenagers can argue for their release. New rules for juveniles in the criminal justice system.

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How Late Is Too Late To Shovel Snow?

When it comes to shoveling snow, D.C. residents have to account for both moral and legal responsibilities.

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Growing Concerns About The Spread Of The Zika Virus

Cases of Zika virus have been reported in at least 21 countries in the Caribbean and North and South America. The mosquito-borne virus is suspected of causing brain damage in infants and paralysis in adults. Guest host Indira Lakshmanan and a panel of guests discuss efforts to control the spread of the virus and prospects for a vaccine.

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Maryland And Virginia Go To The Courts Over Voting Districts

Maryland is notorious for its misshapen, gerrymandered congressional districts, which some liken to blood spatters at a crime scene, or even a menacing dragon. Virginia's districts - both local and congressional - receive similar reviews. Residents in both states say they've had enough - they're taking the matter to the courts.

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New Efforts To Address America's Growing Addiction Crisis

Tens of thousands of Americans are dying each year from overdoses from prescription pain killers and heroin. We discuss new local, state and federal efforts to stem the epidemic.

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Forever Prisoner: Guantanamo Detainees And The Future

Kojo explores the story of "Guantanamo Diary" author and detainee Mohamedou Ould Slahi, and examines how recent court decisions could impact his case and the legitimacy and effectiveness of Guantanamo’s military commissions.

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The Supreme Court To Review President Obama's Immigration Plan

The Supreme Court takes up President Obama's immigration plan that would shield more than 4 million people from deportation.

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Former Senators Trent Lott and Tom Daschle: "Crisis Point"

Former Senate leaders Republican Trent Lott and Democrat Tom Daschle say political polarization has become a national crisis. The former senators on how to change Washington’s political culture.

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