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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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SCOTUS Upholds Maryland's DNA Collection Law

Kojo explores the significance of the Supreme Court upholding a Maryland law that allows police to collect DNA samples when booking people arrested, but not yet convicted, for serious crimes.

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Montgomery County Pedestrian Collisions On The Rise

Pedestrian collisions are up in Montgomery County, but until this year, fatalities from those collisions had been dropping.

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Teen Drivers Not Heeding Warnings About Texting While Driving

Despite public awareness campaigns and parental admonishment, a new study finds that nearly half of high school students report texting while driving an automobile.

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