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Gross is greeted with hugs after arriving at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on Wednesday.

Gross is greeted with hugs after arriving at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on Wednesday.

Thursday, Dec 18 12 p.m. (ET)

U.S.-Cuban Thaw: The Local Campaign to Free Alan Gross

Yesterday's announcement that the USAID contractor had been freed surprised many in Washington and Havana. It also had particular resonance in a local Jewish congregation in suburban Maryland.

A view of the retail area of CityCenterDC in April of this year.

A view of the retail area of CityCenterDC in April of this year.

Thursday, Dec 18 12:20 p.m. (ET)

Choosing the Right Retail Mix for a Lively New Development

With Burberry and Kate Spade stores now open at the new luxury-oriented CityCenterDC, we examine how mixed-use developments around our region choose and attract the retailers that are key to their success.

Thursday, Dec 18 1 p.m. (ET)

Winter Reading 2014

Whether you like horror stories or cookbooks, poetry or works in translation, we consider a range of titles that will keep you turning pages. And we want to know what's on your reading list, so join the conversation on air or on our website to share the best book you've read this year.

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Wednesday, Dec 17 1 p.m. (ET)

Cubed: A Secret History Of The Workplace (Rebroadcast)

Like the nature of white-collar work itself, the concept and design of the office has evolved over more than a century, from the counting-houses of nineteenth-century clerks to the cubicles we love to hate. Author Nikil Saval joins us to explore the history of our workspaces.

Natural food stores have grown in popularity.

Natural food stores have grown in popularity.

Wednesday, Dec 17 12 p.m. (ET)

Joe Dobrow: “Natural Prophets” (Rebroadcast)

Author Joe Dobrow discusses his new book about the entrepreneurs and ideals that shaped today's natural food industry.

Joan Rivers in 2010. She died in early September.

Joan Rivers in 2010. She died in early September.

Tuesday, Dec 16 1 p.m. (ET)

Remembering Those Lost in 2014

This year's obituary pages included stories that ran the gamut from triumph to tragedy.

Frames from a moving camera recorded by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland, show how intelligent camera technology distinguishes among people by giving each person a unique color and number, then tracking  them.

Frames from a moving camera recorded by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland, show how intelligent camera technology distinguishes among people by giving each person a unique color and number, then tracking them.

Tuesday, Dec 16 12 p.m. (ET)

Amy Webb on Tech Trends for 2015

The tech future is now, and big trends for 2015 include wearable devices and lots of new security options. Amy Webb has been tracking the industry for more than a decade and she shares short- and long-term predictions.

Monday, Dec 15 1 p.m. (ET)

Rob Kapilow: A New Spin for Old Tunes

Kojo and composer Rob Kapilow of the series "What Makes it Great?" explore how musicians use traditional music to inform modern new compositions.

Monday, Dec 15 12:30 p.m. (ET)

Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America

Two jobs, no credit, always one car breakdown away from diaster: Linda Tirado became the accidental ambassador for the poor with her first-hand account of living without a safety net.