The number of people living in D.C. is booming, and so too is the number of rats. Kojo talks about how D.C.'s rodent problem is affecting the city and what's being done to fight off the pests.
Iran’s Revolutionary Court this week convicted Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian of espionage, in a trial and verdict described as a sham by his family, his lawyer and the paper. His sentence has not yet been made public, but his lawyer and the Post say they will appeal immediately. Rezaian, an Iranian-American, has been held in Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison since July 22, 2014. We get the latest updates in the case.
- Douglas Jehl Foreign Editor, The Washington Post
- Haleh Esfandiari Director, Middle East Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
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