Harvard University's campus.

Harvard University's campus.

Wednesday, Jun 17 12 p.m. (ET)

The Tangled Politics Of A University Admissions Lawsuit

A conservative activist recently sued Harvard University, accusing the school of implementing an admissions policy that holds Asian-American applicants to unfair standards. But a recent Reuters investigation found the lawsuit wasn't initiated with the support of Asian-Americans and that the complaint doesn't include the names of any Asian-American students. We explore the politics behind the lawsuit - and why it's ultimate aim may be dismantling an historic legal decision that's provided opportunities for black and Hispanic students.

Wednesday, Jun 17 12:30 p.m. (ET)

Your Turn

D.C. cracks down on synthetic drugs, Arlington County cracks down on cursing in public and South Africa fails to crack down on the president of Sudan--despite a order for his arrest. It's your turn to talk about these and other headlines in the news.

Wednesday, Jun 17 1 p.m. (ET)

The Intrigue Of Brad Meltzer’s D.C.

The often ugly business behind American government is rife with juicy stories and sensational conspiracy theories. Author Brad Meltzer has mined that fertile ground, often rooted in reality, turning it to the fiction of his best-selling thriller novels.

A bushel of oysters with a tag from the 2012 season's last day of oystering.

A bushel of oysters with a tag from the 2012 season's last day of oystering.

Wednesday, Jun 17 1:32 p.m. (ET)

Oysters And The Evolving Politics Of The Chesapeake

During the past decade, Maryland mounted an ambitious effort to restore its oyster population in the Chesapeake. But the politics behind oyster restoration may be shifting with the rise of new leadership in Annapolis.

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