A massive casino opens in National Harbor. Fairfax creates a civilian review board of police abuse. And D.C.'s mayor meets with President-elect Trump to push the District's case for statehood.
Research suggests that we’re motivated to respond to tragedies when they unfold right in front of our eyes. But studies also show that we hesitate to make similar sacrifices in the wake of more remote tragedies. We talk with the Washington Post’s Shankar Vedantam about the psychology of our responses to recent global events.
- Shankar Vedantam National Reporter and "Department of Human Behavior" Columnist at The Washington Post
Most Recent Shows
From paid family leave to Mayor Bowser's meeting with President-Elect Trump, it's your turn to share your opinion on-air.
On opening day of the MGM casino and resort, Kojo talks with the Prince George's County police chief about what residents and commuters can expect in and around this $1.4 billion venue.
For D.C. based author and illustrator Juana Medina, learning English in her native Columbia was a requirement she resisted as a child, yet appreciated later as an adult.