Today's Shows
Wednesday, Jul 01 12 p.m. (ET)

The Rise and Fall of D.C. Street Fairs

Adams Morgan Day won't happen this year but Funk Parade on U Street was a huge success. We explore the economics and the challenges of street fairs in a rapidly changing city.

Monika Hörling, a nurse from the Swedish Red Cross, takes care of a patient in the Finnish Red Cross mobile health clinic in Port-au-Prince, Haiti January 21, 2010.

Monika Hörling, a nurse from the Swedish Red Cross, takes care of a patient in the Finnish Red Cross mobile health clinic in Port-au-Prince, Haiti January 21, 2010.

Wednesday, Jul 01 1 p.m. (ET)

The Challenges of Delivering Aid in Haiti

In the wake of a devastating earthquake in Haiti five years ago, the American Red Cross raised half a billion dollars in aid. But delivering assistance with that money has posed challenges - a recent investigation by Pro Publica and NPR found that the funds have done little to create permanent housing. We connect with a Red Cross point person about the challenges they've faced in Haiti and the work the organization continues to do to provide relief there.

Wednesday, Jul 01 1:32 p.m. (ET)

Food Packaging & Pricing

Have you ever popped open a bag of potato chips only to be disappointed by the number of crisps in your bag? It's not just you. To avoid raising prices, companies often increase their "nonfunctional slack fill" or the difference between the volume of product and its container. We talk about how food packaging affects your recipe and wallet.

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Tuesday, Jun 30 1 p.m. (ET)

“The Brothers”– Masha Gessen

We chat with journalist and author Masha Gessen, whose newest book explores the complicated family history behind bombings at the 2013 Boston Marathon.

Tuesday, Jun 30 12 p.m. (ET)

Pop Culture Trends in Video Gaming

More women on screen and more exploration are among the trends in video gaming this year. Tech Tuesday explores how pop culture and new technology are changing the gaming experience.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan discussed his plans for the Purple Line in Virginia on June 25, 2015.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan discussed his plans for the Purple Line in Virginia on June 25, 2015.

Monday, Jun 29 12:32 p.m. (ET)

Pushing Forward With The Purple Line In Maryland

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has authorized a proposal to build a light rail line connecting Montgomery and Prince George's Counties. But he wants local jurisdictions to pay more for it. We explore where the debate heads from here.

Monday, Jun 29 12 p.m. (ET)

The Supreme Court And Same Sex Marriage

The Supreme Court on Friday ruled that the Constitution guarantees same-sex couples the right to marry, regardless of where they live. We explore the local impact of the decision - and examine the newest decisions from the court, which included actions on the death penalty and redrawing voting boundaries.

Virginia Lt. Governor Ralph Northam (left) and Governor Terry McAuliffe (right) on a campaign stop in 2013.

Virginia Lt. Governor Ralph Northam (left) and Governor Terry McAuliffe (right) on a campaign stop in 2013.

Friday, Jun 26 12 p.m. (ET)

The Politics Hour – June 26, 2015

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with Virginia Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam and Gregory Dean, the District's new fire and emergency services chief.