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New Pressures On The U.S. And Europe To Shift Strategies In The Fight Against ISIS

New pressures on the Obama administration and Europe to rethink strategies in the fight against ISIS: Join us to discuss how the deadly attacks in Paris ratchet up the debate over security, electronic surveillance and coordinated military action in Syria.

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French Embassy Sees Outpouring Of Support, While D.C. Steps Up Security

Resident of the D.C. area turned up in numbers outside the French embassy to leave tokens of their grief, even as D.C. officials assess the seriousness of a threat on the nation's capital.

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Metro Increases Patrols And Searches In Wake Of Paris Attacks

Metro Transit Police say they're increasing patrols and deploying K9 sweeps as a precaution in response to the terrorist attacks in Paris.
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Local And Global Fallout Of The Paris Terror Attacks

Leaders around the world are wrestling with responses to the terror attacks that ripped through the heart of Paris last week. Lawmakers in Washington are now debating how and where to best combat and contain the Islamic State, which claimed responsibility for the attacks that left more than a 100 people dead and many more wounded. Meanwhile, new concerns are being raised about the security of urban areas around the world – including Washington.

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The Attacks In Paris and Options To Combat Terrorism

French President Hollande says the deadly coordinated attacks in Paris were an act of war by the Islamic State. Diane and guests discuss the latest in the investigation into the Paris attacks and options to combat terrorism worldwide.

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Video Showing Deadly Tasing Of Virginia Man Renews Debate On Stun Gun Policy

Taser-related deaths, says Justin Mazzola at Amnesty International, have "caused people to take a look not only on the use of Tasers more generally but the policies that are put in place by law enforcement regarding their use."
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As Body-Worn Camera Use Spreads, ACLU Pitches Its Own App To Record Cops

Want to quickly record police misconduct and file a complaint with a prominent civil liberties organization? There's now an app for that.
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Racial Incidents, Student Protests And Resignations At The University of Missouri

The president of the University of Missouri system resigned and the chancellor of the university’s main campus in Columbia announced he's stepping aside. Their moves are in response to student protesters who charged that the university failed to adequately respond to recent racial incidents: racial tensions on campus and debate over a university administration's response.

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Racial Incidents, Student Protests And Resignations At The University of Missouri

The president of the University of Missouri system resigned and the chancellor of the university’s main campus in Columbia announced he's stepping aside. Their moves are in response to student protesters who charged that the university failed to adequately respond to recent racial incidents: racial tensions on campus and debate over a university administration's response.

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Fairfax County Police Chief Reverses Course On Civilian Oversight

Critics of the Fairfax County Police have long called for civilian oversight over department practices following a string of police-involved deaths, but now the head of the department itself is dropping his opposition.

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