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

Neighborhood Blogging

Lots of people are worried that economic woes of the news industry have permanently damaged the reporting of local news. But some engaged residents in the Washington area have taken it upon themselves to report hyper-local news on...

Monday, Jun 29 12:35 p.m. (ET)

Peaceoholics

Every summer, District officials brace for a spike in crime and violence across the city. For the last five years, they've worked closely with Peaceoholics, a non-profit targeting at-risk youths. We examine patterns of juvenile crime, and...

Monday, Jun 29 1 p.m. (ET)

A Coup in Honduras

The president of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya, was ousted from leadership and flown into exile over the weekend. Some analysts were quick to call it a return to the "bad old days" of Latin American politics, but others said the roots of the...

Monday, Jun 29 1:27 p.m. (ET)

Fighting Corruption in Africa

Most observers agree: To gain respect on the world stage, African countries must combat corruption and embrace notions of "good governance." But it isn't as easy as outsiders may think. Kojo explores the life of a Kenyan Whistle-Blower...

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