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Predicting the Future with Phone Data and Tweets

What if data from your phone, email, GPS, tweets and even movie downloads could be used to predict your every move? We explore the predictive possibilities of big data.

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Kids & YA Summer Reading

School's out for summer, but reading - both assigned and for pleasure - continues for kids of all ages. We've got suggestions for babies, teens and everyone in between.

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Facebook's Psychology Experiment: Ethics and Emotion

Facebook sparked an outcry when it published a study revealing that it manipulated user's emotions without telling them. We explore research ethics and the growing interest in emotional contagions.

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Fort Reno Summer Concerts Back On

Organizers of the popular summer concert series met with federal entities and emerged with a compromise.
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Popular Fort Reno Concert Series Cancelled

Organizers of a well-known D.C. summer concert series say rules from the U.S. Park Police and National Park Service forced them to cancel.
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Redskins Pride Caucus

A group of four Virginia lawmakers has formed a Redskins Pride Caucus to give fans and ticket holders a voice. Co-founder and state delegate David Ramadan joins Kojo to explain why he supports the Redskins name.

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D.C. Council Votes To Keep Yoga Tax

An amendment that would have stripped the sales tax expansion from the budget failed on a vote of 9 to 4.
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D.C.'s International Workers Tune Into The World Cup

Every four years, some D.C. employers just have to accept it: Their employees aren't going to be working very hard when their country is playing in the World Cup.
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Summer Reading 2014

What the experts recommend for summer reading in 2014.

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D.C. Council Won't Nix Proposed Tax on Yoga And Gyms, Mendelson Says

The D.C. Council chairman says the Council would have to find another source of revenue if it scraps the tax.

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