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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Ongoing protests in North Carolina over the police shooting of a black man. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump clash on national security policy after the New York bombing. And lawmakers sharply question Wells Fargo's CEO over scam accounts. A panel of journalists joins guest host Amy Walter for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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What Prompted Sept. 13 Red Line 'Self-Evacuation?' Metro Releases Report

Metro has released its report on the Red Line incident earlier in September where two passengers self-evacuated after being stuck in a Metro tunnel with no communication from the train operator.

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Debate Over How Police Departments Are Addressing Deadly Force

Protests erupted this week after the fatal shooting of an African-American man by police in Charlotte — this, after another police shooting in Oklahoma. More than two years after Ferguson, debate over how police departments are addressing deadly force.

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Is D.C.'s Concealed-Carry Law Constitutional? Three Judges Will Decide.

A key question for the three federal judges who heard arguments Tuesday over D.C.'s concealed-carry law: What kind of threat should make a person eligible?
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Interim D.C. Chief Peter Newsham On Local Security, Anacostia Shooting

Kojo sits down with D.C.'s new interim police chief during his first week on the job to discuss the security questions raised by the explosion in New York and Saturday's shooting at a community event in Anacostia.

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Update On The Investigations Into NY/NJ Bombings And The Stabbing Attack In Minnesota

The latest on the investigations into bombs in New York City and New Jersey and the stabbings at a Minnesota mall: Suspects, persons of interest and how the incidents are affecting Muslim American communities.

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Amid Debate Over D.C.'s Red-Light Cameras, Study Notes That They Save Lives

Critics of D.C.'s red-light camera program say it unevenly enforces the law, dishing out fines intended to fill the District's treasury, but researchers say the community should keep the bigger picture in mind.

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D.C. Updates Police Body Camera Policy After Terrence Sterling Shooting

D.C. is requiring police officers to verbally acknowledge that their body cameras are turned on before responding to a call, following the fatal shooting of motorcyclist that wasn’t caught on video.

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LISTEN: Why Did Some Riders Hop Out Of A Stopped Metro Train And Into The Tunnel?

This week at least two passengers self-evacuated from a Red Line train stopped in the tunnel between Farragut North and Dupont Circle. People who were on the train tell Martin Di Caro that Metro failed to provide clear and timely information about what was happening.

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D.C. Prepares For Beach Drive Closure

Kojo explores the citywide impact of the closure of the Rock Creek Park thruway.

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