Wednesday, Dec 11 12 p.m. (ET)

Congress Avoids Another Fiscal Crisis

Lawmakers this week reached an agreement to fund the federal government through the fall of 2015. U.S. Rep. Gerald Connolly (D-Va.) joins Kojo to explore what's at stake in the deal for both the Washington region and the entire country.

Wednesday, Dec 11 12:20 p.m. (ET)

Tensions Over Tipping Restaurant Workers

As D.C. decides not to raise the minimum wage for tipped workers, we explore the tension over tipping for good service versus tipping to complete a worker's pay.

Wednesday, Dec 11 1 p.m. (ET)

Afghan Views On Politics And Security

The Asia Foundation recently completed a survey of 9,000 Afghan citizens in 34 provinces across the country. We explore evolving Afghan attitudes towards politics and security.

Wednesday, Dec 11 1:20 p.m. (ET)

Alan Weisman: “Countdown”

In "The World Without Us," journalist Alan Weisman explored what would happen to our planet if we were no longer living on it. Kojo talks to Weisman about his urgent and, ultimately, hopeful journey.

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