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New White House And State Proposals That Aim To Close The Gender Pay Gap

The Obama administration announces new rules for companies aimed at closing the gender pay gap. At the same time, equal pay advocates are introducing legislation in at least twenty-four states. What this could mean for women, businesses and wages.

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A Grand Jury Indicts Two Abortion Opponents Who Made Undercover Videos Of Planned Parenthood

A grand jury in Texas investigating Planned Parenthood instead indicted two abortion opponents who made undercover videos of the organization. We discuss what makes an undercover investigation criminal and the ongoing political battle over Planned Parenthood's role and funding.

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Adult Sibling Relationships

An estimated 80 percent of Americans have siblings and our relationships with a brother or sister are some of the longest of our lives.

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Afghanistan's Romeo And Juliet And How They Escaped An Honor Killing

A young Afghan woman defied her parents and chose her own husband. Her family wants to kill her to restore their honor. How this Romeo and Juliet story highlights the struggle for women's rights in the Muslim world.

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2015: The Hottest Year In Recorded History

Scientists say global temperatures in 2015 were the hottest on record, smashing the 2014 record by a wide margin. What the warming of the planet could mean for weather patterns, climate policy, and hitting global temperature targets.

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D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser On The City's Winter Weather Prepartions

Kojo chats with D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser about what the city's doing to prepare for the winter weather.

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New Efforts To Address America's Growing Addiction Crisis

Tens of thousands of Americans are dying each year from overdoses from prescription pain killers and heroin. We discuss new local, state and federal efforts to stem the epidemic.

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Locals Take The Fight Against Food Waste National

Kojo chats with three locals with innovative ideas about how to redirect surplus food towards those in need-- before it becomes waste.

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Congressman John Lewis and Andrew Aydin: "March: Book Two" (Rebroadcast)

The second in a trilogy of graphic novels about the civil rights movement begins in Nashville in 1960. How young activists confront police brutality and violence in their fight for social change.

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What Washington's Millennials Really Want

A newly released study surveyed 300 millennials from the Washington region to find out what they want, and how well the area delivers.

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