Thursday, Apr 16 12 p.m. (ET)

“Breaking News, Breaking Down”

Journalists are often tasked with covering traumatic events. This proximity to danger and death can inflict mental scars on reporters -- particularly those who deal with it on a daily basis. We talk with a local journalist who suffered an...

Thursday, Apr 16 12:30 p.m. (ET)

Theater J

It's where local flavor collides with the stage -- and thousands of years of Jewish culture and identity. Kojo talks theater and tradition with the creative force behind "Theatre J," and the productions we can expect there in the coming...

Thursday, Apr 16 1 p.m. (ET)

On the Ground in Haiti

Officials from wealthy nations are gathering in Washington this week to consider the fate of Haiti. Although it's the most impoverished nation in the Western hemisphere, experts believe Haiti could rapidly improve its fate with the right...

Thursday, Apr 16 1:32 p.m. (ET)

Darius Goes West

His situation is serious -- but the film of his life is seriously funny. Darius Weems was born with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), the most fatal childhood genetic disease. We hear how this 15 year old criss-crossed the country with...

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