Monday, Feb 03 12 p.m. (ET)

Heroin: Trends Locally And Nationally

Last summer, a McLean, Va., high school student died last from a mix of heroin and a common antihistamine. We look at what's fueling an increase in heroin use locally and nationally, particularly among teens and young adults.

Monday, Feb 03 12:23 p.m. (ET)

After “Dr. V”: Transgender Representation In Sports

It started as an investigative story about a "scientifically superior" golf club. But when "Dr. V's Magic Putter" revealed -- without her consent -- that the inventor was transgender, the article quickly morphed into a cautionary tale. Kojo explores the ethics questions raised by the story, and how organized sports leagues have tried to accommodate trans athletes.

Monday, Feb 03 1 p.m. (ET)

John Rizzo: Thirty Years As The CIA’s Lawyer

As one of the most prominent CIA lawyers in U.S. history, John Rizzo oversaw some of the agency's most controversial programs, from interrogation techniques that included waterboarding to targeted drone strikes. He joins Kojo to discuss his 30-year career with the American spy agency.

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