An 18-year-old waitress at a New York restaurant in 2009.

An 18-year-old waitress at a New York restaurant in 2009.

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

Teens For Hire: The Decline In Summer Jobs

Teens have long sought summer jobs -- to earn money, get some work experience and build a resume. But finding a job without prior experience has become tougher over the last few years as the economy has languished.

Images from a Feb. 6, 2015 visit to the Baltimore City Detention Center. Photo by ACLU.

Images from a Feb. 6, 2015 visit to the Baltimore City Detention Center. Photo by ACLU.

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

Closing Part Of The Baltimore Jail

The scandal-plagued Men's Detention Center in Baltimore will close as soon as its inmates are relocated, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced. We look at the Civil War-era jail and the politics of the decision.

A U.S. Coast Guard vessel patrolling Guantanamo Bay in 2010.

A U.S. Coast Guard vessel patrolling Guantanamo Bay in 2010.

Monday, Aug 03 1:32 p.m. (ET)

Lawlessness And International Waters

The world's waterways are important thoroughfares for commerce and international trade. But they're also places where crime and violence occur at alarming rates, often in areas where it's difficult to seek justice under international law. Kojo chats with New York Times reporter Ian Urbina, whose recent series documented human rights and environmental abuses at sea, including a murder that went unreported despite dozens of witnesses.

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