WAMU 88.5 is the leading public radio station for NPR news and information in the greater Washington D.C. area. It is member-supported, professionally-staffed, and licensed to American University.
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All Things Considered
Hosted by Joshua Johnson, inspired by the First Amendment, 1A champions America's right to speak freely. News with those who make the news, great guests and topical debate. Weekday conversation framed in ways to make you think, share and engage. From...
Marketplace from American Public Media is the premier business news show on public radio. Host Kai Ryssdal and the Marketplace team deliver news that matters, from your wallet to Wall Street. Online at Marketplace.org
Listening to As It Happens is like taking a trip around the world. From the complex headlines of the day to the weird and wacky, As It Happens brings you the story behind the story.
Recorded live at The Bell House in Brooklyn, NY, this rambunctious hour blends brainteasers and local pub trivia night with comedy and music. What you'll hear resembles the casual intimacy of game night at a friend's house: one where scores are...
Only the BBC brings you World News every half hour.
Bullseye from NPR is your curated guide to culture. Jesse Thorn hosts in-depth interviews with brilliant creators, culture picks from our favorite critics and irreverent original comedy. Bullseye has been featured in Time, The New York Times, GQ and...
From the co-author of the best-selling Freakonomics titles, comes Freakonomics Radio, a fascinating and often surprising look at the hidden side of, well...everything. Each week Stephen J. Dubner explores the riddles of everyday life—from cheating and...
Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.
NPR and WBUR's live midday news program
The Hidden Brain helps curious people understand the world – and themselves. Using science and storytelling, Hidden Brain's host Shankar Vedantam reveals the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, the biases that shape our choices, and the...
All Things Considered is the most listened-to, afternoon drive-time, news radio program in the country. Every weekday for two-hour, hosts Audie Cornish, Kelly McEvers, Ari Shapiro, and Robert Siegel present the program's trademark mix of the biggest...
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BBC Radio Wales joins the BBC World Service for a selection of news and current affairs, science and arts programmes to take you through the night
Here & Now provides a wrap-up of the day's hottest local, national and international news.Information about guests, music, books and online resources is available by date, as part of our music playlists. Joan Chang brings you the latest traffic...
Every Saturday afternoon, Rob Bamberger stacks his recordings on a luggage cart and makes his way across the river to WAMU and what he calls his perch in studio four.
What inspires the people who inspire you? How do creative people create? World-renowned pianist Judy Carmichael explores these questions with her guests every week on her public radio show Judy Carmichael Inspired. Celebrated artists discuss their...
Up-to-the-minute news, background analysis, commentary, and coverage of arts and sports. That unique mix of news and culture has made this enduring program a national favorite.
A journey through fascinating ideas based on talks by riveting speakers on the TED stage.
Ira Glass combines documentary journalism with other kinds of storytelling: radio monologues, found tapes, short fiction and interviews. Sidestepping sensationalism, Ira and his staff serve up narrative epics that pinpoint, in the tradition of Studs...
Just because it's the weekend doesn't mean you can't keep up with current affairs. Relax with a mix of news, interviews, commentaries, reviews, and offbeat features.
From civil wars in Bosnia and El Salvador, to hospital rooms, police stations, and America's backyards, National Public Radio®'s Peabody Award-winning correspondent Scott Simon brings a well-traveled perspective to his role as host. He interviews...
Covers newsmakers and artists, scientists and politicians, music makers of all kinds, writers, thinkers, theologians and all manner of news events.