RSS Feed

Viral Story About Free Wi-Fi Spotlights Mostly Hidden Policy War

You've heard of the war on women, the war on religion, and more recently even the war on the Second Amendment. Washington is full of so-called wars. But a war on Wi-Fi?

Even When They Qualify For Citizenship, Few Mexican Immigrants Seek It

Mexican immigrants who are eligible for U.S. citizenship are much less likely to apply for naturalization than those from other immigrant groups, a study found.

5 Questions About Justice Department Memo On Targeted Killings

A confidential Justice Department white paper outlines legal theories the Obama administration has used to justify killing American citizens abroad.
WAMU 88.5

Mayor Gray To Deliver State Of The District Tuesday Night

Mayor Vincent Gray will lay out his priorities for the year at the annual State of the District address tonight in downtown D.C.

WAMU 88.5

Virginia Senate Panel Backs Moratorium On Drones

A Virginia Senate panel approved a two-year moratorium on the use of drone aircraft on Monday, putting the issue up for a vote in the House and Senate today.


Obama Calls For Small Package Of Cuts, Tax Changes To Head Off 'Sequester'

A March 1 deadline looms. That's when deep, automatic federal spending cuts are set to kick in. The president is asking for a small package that the White House says would give Congress more time to reach a permanent solution to budget problems.

Overhauling Immigration: Asians Matter Too

The national conversation about overhauling immigration often focuses on Latino immigrants. But what works for one ethnic group may not be ideal for all. Host Michel Martin finds out what Asian immigrants want most from immigration reform.