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The Diane Rehm Show on WFDD
Each week, listeners across the country and around the world tune in for a lively mix of current events and public affairs programming that ranges from hard news analysis of politics and international affairs to in-depth examinations of religious issues, health and medical news, education and parenting.
Friday, March 14, 2014 12:28pm
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and the Russian foreign minister hold talks in London on the Ukraine crisis, before the anticipated vote on a referendum in Crimea on Sunday. The head of the U.N. urges the U.S. and Russia to salvage Syrian peace talks. UNICEF reports that Syria is one of the most dangerous places on earth for children. And the search for the missing Malaysian airliner shifts West into the Indian Ocean after new data hints the plane was airborne hours after it lost contact. A panel of journalists join guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
Friday, March 14, 2014 11:28am
Health insurance enrollment under the Affordable Care Act passes 4 million, well below target. Republican David Jolly defeats Democrat Alex Sink in a special House election in Florida. And the Justice Department investigates the General Motors recall. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top domestic news stories.
Thursday, March 13, 2014 12:28pm
Not enough children in the United States are being vaccinated against the cancer-causing human papillomavirus, or HPV, according to a new report by the President’s Cancer Panel. Only about a third of girls and less than 7 percent of boys have received the shots. Some doctors don't promote the HPV vaccine like they do other vaccines. And some parents resist getting their children vaccinated. But health experts say if the HPV vaccination rates were as high as other vaccine rates, an estimated 99,000 future cancer cases could be prevented.
Thursday, March 13, 2014 11:28am
In 2009, President Barack Obama ended the Central Intelligence Agency’s controversial program of interrogation and detention of 9/11 terror suspects. In that same year, the Senate voted to begin a lengthy investigation of the program with the goal of issuing a report to the American public. On Tuesday, the chairman of the Intelligence Committee took to the floor of the Senate and accused the CIA of secretly removing documents and searching Senate staff computers in an effort to undermine the investigation. The CIA director denied the allegations, insisting the agency had done nothing wrong. New debate over congressional oversight of clandestine operations.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 12:28pm
The World Wide Web turns 25 today. In a little over two decades, the Web has revolutionized the way we communicate, do business, access entertainment and share information. To mark the occasion, we look to the future, when experts say the Internet will become like electricity, permeating our lives and raising questions about privacy, security and even the nature of reality.