Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has introduced a plan to widen three of the state's busiest highways by four toll lanes. In D.C., the health department is cracking down on pets at outdoor bar and restaurant patios and a new "dockless" bike share arrives to the nation's capital.
Over the course of seven months, Twitter has suspended over 125,000 accounts for threatening or promoting terrorist acts. Writing on the company’s blog, the social media platform explained that it has always sought to strike a balance between enforcement of their rules and the ability to share views freely. Kojo will explore Twitter’s response to global terrorism and the future of cooperation between technology companies and national security.
- Emma Llansó Director, Free Expression Project at The Center for Democracy & Technology
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