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The US Job Market

The Acting Secretary of Labor, Seth Harris, on minimum wage and the U.S. job market.

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Young 'Dreamers' Work To Shift Immigration Debate

Young undocumented immigrants share what they're doing to reframe ideas about American identity.

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This Week On Metro Connection: Rookies

As summer interns descend upon the District, we tip our hats to the newbies, novices and neophytes among us.


VIDEO: Michelle Obama's Face-To-Face With A Heckler

The first lady's confrontation with a woman who interrupted her at a fundraiser has gotten much attention. See some of what it was like.
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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories, including: a secret order to scrutinize phone records from Verizon, two women named to key national security posts and the May jobs report.


Spy Agency's Collection Of Phone Records Reopens Controversy

A court order has allowed the National Security Agency to collect data on millions of Verizon customers' phone calls. Some lawmakers and privacy advocates have expressed concern about government overreach. The White House is defending the practice.

Samantha Power Picked To Take Over For Rice At U.N.

President Obama has named a former journalist and activist to represent him at the United Nations. If confirmed, Samantha Power will replace Ambassador Susan Rice, who is returning to the White House to become national security adviser. Power's supporters see her as a voice of conscience in the Obama administration, an advocate for humanitarian interventions.