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January 12, 2018 at 6:45 pm

The fight over immigration in the U.S. reaches critical mass as President Trump allegedly asks lawmakers why the U.S. is accepting immigrants from “s***hole countries,” and protests take place in New York City as I.C.E. detains a prominent immigration activist. And, as the President vows to stomp out the deadly MS-13 gang, we learn about the Long Island teens at […]

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January 12, 2018 at 5:30 am

The President readies for his first compressive physical since taking office as the nation readies for the results. Concerns mount among some over President Trump’s mental well-being as critics question whether this self-proclaimed “very stable genius” is fit to hold the highest office in the land. Metro columnist Ellis Henican and political commentator Amy Holmes join us to discuss. The 21 […]

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January 11, 2018 at 6:45 pm

The President readies for his first compressive physical since taking office as the nation readies for the results. Concerns mount among some over President Trump’s mental well-being as critics question whether this self-proclaimed “very stable genius” is fit to hold the highest office in the land. Metro columnist Ellis Henican and political commentator Amy Holmes join us to discuss. Aired […]

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January 10, 2018 at 5:30 am

As track repairs begin again in Penn Station, the Gateway Tunnel Project might offer a lifeline from New Jersey to New York. But, it may be dead on arrival. Why? And should the subway shutdown at night for necessary track work? For overnight shift workers this might sound horrific, but is it necessary? We talk to Tom Wright, the Regional […]

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January 09, 2018 at 7:15 pm

As we prepare to remember the civil rights leader 50 years after his murder, Harlem’s historic Apollo Theater teams up with WNYC to illuminate our nation’s progress and missteps in the fight for equal rights. WNYC’S own Brian Lehrer, host of “The Brian Lehrer Show,” joins us with more. Aired on January 9, 2018.

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January 09, 2018 at 6:45 pm

As track repairs begin again in Penn Station, the Gateway Tunnel Project might offer a lifeline from New Jersey to New York. But, it may be dead on arrival. Why? And should the subway shutdown at night for necessary track work? For overnight shift workers this might sound horrific, but is it necessary? We talk to Tom Wright, the Regional […]

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January 09, 2018 at 5:30 am

Bitter cold and no heat is a reality for thousands of people living in New York City Housing Authority apartments in the most extreme weather we’ve had so far this winter. It’s a new scandal for the already embattled agency. City Comptroller Scott Stringer is here with details and next steps. New York’s cash bail system sends thousands to jail simply because they […]

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January 08, 2018 at 7:00 pm

New York’s cash bail system sends thousands to jail simply because they cannot afford to pay. These individuals spend weeks, months and in extreme cases, years waiting for a “speedy” trial. Now human rights activist Kerry Kennedy brings the weight of her father’s legacy to the fight, as she calls for bail reform in 2018.  She joins us to share the […]

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January 08, 2018 at 6:45 pm

Bitter cold and no heat is a reality for thousands of people living in New York City Housing Authority apartments in the most extreme weather we’ve had so far this winter. It’s a new scandal for the already embattled agency. City Comptroller Scott Stringer is here with details and next steps. Aired on January 8, 2018.

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