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Update On The GOP Convention In Cleveland

GOP prime-time convention speakers in Cleveland focus on the theme of law and order. Join us for analysis of Donald Trump's message, its resonance with Republican voters and its possible appeal in the general election.

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LISTEN: Author David Miller On The Relationship Between Police And Young Black Men

Educational consultant and author David Miller — whose work includes Ten Rules Of Survival When Stopped By The Police — talks with WAMU 88.5's Armando Trull about the recent killings of black men by police, and the reactions in his Southeast D.C. neighborhood.

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Feds Say Worker Protections Violated During First SafeTrack Surges

The Federal Transit Administration has noted more than 100 "defects" by Metro during the first two surges of the SafeTrack program.

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Metro Investigating Second Red Signal Overrun In Eight Days

It's been a bad couple weeks for Metro operators, as the transit authority investigates a second possible overrun of a red signal outside Reagan Washington National Airport.

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Political Leadership In A Time Of Deep National Divisions

President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush go to Dallas to call for healing. The presidential candidates offer reactions as well. We discuss political leadership in a time of deep national divisions.

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LISTEN: Anacostia Unmapped's Kymone Freeman On Race And Policing In D.C.

"It can happen anywhere," Kymone Freeman says about the types of shootings that have stirred protests nationwide.

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The Latest On The Shootings In Dallas, Louisiana and Minnesota

The latest on the investigations into the sniper attack on police in Dallas and the two fatal shootings by police of African-American men in Louisiana and Minnesota. Diane and a panel of guests talk about tensions over deadly police force against black Americans and the movement for justice and reform.

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LISTEN: Hundreds Turn Out To D.C. Vigil For Two Black Men Slain By Police

The deaths of Alton Sterling in Louisiana and Philando Castile in Minnesota galvanized D.C. residents Sunday, drawing hundreds to the African American Civil War monument for a vigil.

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LISTEN: The Head Of D.C.'s Police Union On The Dangers And Politics Of Policing

Sgt. Matthew Mahl said Friday on WAMU 88.5's The Politics Hour that the killing of five officers in Dallas underscores the danger police face every day. The union leader also questioned Mayor Muriel Bowser's decision to release body camera footage this week from a local police shooting.
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Law Enforcement Memorial Draws Mourners Of Officers Shot In Dallas

A quiet D.C. landmark has become the place to mourn the five police officers killed Thursday night in a sniper attack in Dallas.

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