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Leakers Versus Whistle-Blowers

Whistle-blowers who expose crime, corruption and abuse of power have protections under the law. Understanding when revealing top secret information is an act of heroism or a crime.

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Fuel Filter Screen To Blame For D.C. Ambulance Shutdown

Fuel filter screens are being removed from D.C. ambulances after one clogged and caused an ambulance to shutdown as it took a gunshot victim to the hospital. 

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The Evolving Landscape For National Security And Privacy

Kojo chats with Washington Post investigative reporter Robert O'Harrow about the nature of the domestic surveillance programs disclosed by media outlets during the past week.

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Reactive To Predictive: Tracking Global Epidemics

Kojo explores how far the scientific community has come in developing new technology and surveillance programs for tracking, predicting and preventing global disease outbreaks.

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Domestic Surveillance: Verizon Releases Phone Records

The Guardian newspaper revealed the second largest phone company in the U.S., Verizon, is handing over millions of private phone records to government agencies. We explore the legal, political and privacy issues around domestic surveillance.

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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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A New Cop Shares Life On The Beat

We'll spend the wee hours of the morning with a rookie cop, and find out what it's really like to "protect and serve" as a police officer.

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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.

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What's Private In The Modern Age

What's private in the modern age: government collection of personal data, cyber theft and the balance between privacy and security.

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