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Update On The GOP Convention In Cleveland

GOP prime-time convention speakers in Cleveland focus on the theme of law and order. Join us for analysis of Donald Trump's message, its resonance with Republican voters and its possible appeal in the general election.

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Does The D.C. Taxi Industry Need To Deregulate To Survive?

Regulations are hurting taxi drivers in their attempt to compete with the Ubers of the world, according to a new report put out by a group of economists.

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LGBT Issues, A D.C. Delegate And The Republican Party Platform

Rachel Hoff is a D.C. delegate to the GOP Convention in Cleveland. She's also the first openly gay member of the party's platform committee. Last week her fellow committee members voted down amendments which would have softened the platform's stance on LGBT issues.

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Friday News Roundup - International

An apparent terrorist attack in Nice, France kills more than 80 people. Theresa May becomes Britain's prime minister and Boris Johnson the new foreign secretary. And an international tribunal rejects Beijing's claims to the South China Sea. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Funerals are held for Dallas police officers and two African-American men killed by police in Louisiana and Minnesota. Donald Trump prepares to announce his running mate. And Bernie Sanders endorses Hillary Clinton. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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Controversy Over Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Comments About Donald Trump

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is under fire for speaking her mind publicly about Donald Trump. She called him "a faker" who "has no consistency about him." Trump, in turn, said Ginsburg is a "disgrace" and should resign. The implications of a Supreme Court justice entering the political fray.

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Anacostia Unmapped: Still Fighting For Zo

The mother of a 27-year-old schoolteacher who after an encounter with security guards at a Southeast D.C. apartment building talks about the night of the incident, which was ruled a homicide, and her frustrations with the legal process since then.

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Montgomery County: Hungover On Liquor Laws?

Montgomery County's Prohibition-era liquor laws are a long-running frustration for local business owners and residents. Will things ever change?

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Political Leadership In A Time Of Deep National Divisions

President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush go to Dallas to call for healing. The presidential candidates offer reactions as well. We discuss political leadership in a time of deep national divisions.

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LISTEN: Anacostia Unmapped's Kymone Freeman On Race And Policing In D.C.

"It can happen anywhere," Kymone Freeman says about the types of shootings that have stirred protests nationwide.

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