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What Fewer Security Clearances Mean For Our Region

The number of people with clearances declined by a quarter of a million in 2015. Kojo explores the local implications of the shrinking cleared workforce.

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Two Views On The Jim Crow South And Its Legacy Today

Two perspectives on life in the Jim Crow South: how white children learned to believe that black Americans were inferior and the crushing conditions that motivated millions of African Americans to move from the South in search of a better life.

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15 Years After 9/11, Are We Safer From Terrorist Attacks?

Since 9/11, the federal government has spent hundreds of billions of dollars to make America safer. Fifteen years later, Diane and a panel of guests discuss the state of today’s airline and border security, intelligence sharing and counter-terrorism efforts.

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The Lawsuit Against Former Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes And Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

More than 20 women have come forward to allege inappropriate behavior by former Fox News chairman Roger Ailes. The latest on the case that led to his abrupt departure and the challenges of confronting harassment and intimidation in the workplace.

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Donald Trump's Tax Returns And Whether The Public Has The Right To Know

Donald Trump has not released his tax returns. If this continues, he'll be the first major party presidential nominee in 40 years not to disclose them. The history of tax disclosure by presidential candidates and whether the public has the right to know.

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Got A Newborn? D.C., Nearby States Aren't In Sync On Laws To Help, Report Says

New parents in the Washington region may have very different experiences, depending on whether they live in D.C., Maryland or Virginia: A new national report highly ranks the District for laws supporting people with very young children, but the two states lag far behind.

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Luke Dittrich: "Patient H.M.: Memory, Madness And Family Secrets"

A journalist explores his family's past to tell a story of mental illness, medical ethics and the most studied brain in history.

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Voter Access In 2016: Latest On Restrictions Across The Country

Federal courts dealt blows to voter restrictions in North Carolina, Wisconsin and Kansas last week. But on the local level, some say minority voters are facing intimidation in certain states. The latest on voter access across the U.S. ahead of the general election.

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Are The Hot Temperatures In D.C.'s Jail Violating Inmates' Rights?

Conditions at the D.C. Jail have been so hot in July that some are questioning whether it’s constitutional to house inmates there.

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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Hillary Clinton becomes the first woman to accept a major party nomination for president. National security experts blast Donald Trump for urging Russia to hack Clinton’s emails. And charges are dropped against the remaining officers in the Freddie Gray case. A panel of journalists joins guest host Indira Lakshmanan for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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