Wednesday, Feb 05 12 p.m. (ET)

D.C.’s Evolving College Affordability Debate

District lawmakers want to create a new publicly-funded college scholarship program for low-income high school graduates. But many fear a proposed "D.C. Promise" program -- which was tentatively approved by the D.C. Council on Tuesday -- could ultimately undermine existing federal scholarship programs for D.C. teens. We explore the future of college support programs in the District.

Wednesday, Feb 05 12:20 p.m. (ET)

The Struggle To Boost Government Efficiency

After the rocky launch of, there's a renewed focus on how to boost government efficiency. We explore the challenges of making federal offices run more effectively.

Wednesday, Feb 05 1:32 p.m. (ET)

Chinese New Year Food Traditions

The New Year's holiday is among the biggest celebrations in Chinese culture, and it's marked by a number of food traditions.

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