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Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 12:25am  ET

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Nujood Ali stunned the world in 2008 by obtaining a divorce at age ten in Yemen, striking a blow against forced marriage. Photo by Stephanie Sinclair from the exhibition "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment" at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C.

Read more about the National Geographic exhibit "Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment"


9:10 p.m. - Tara Sinclair, associate professor of economics at George Washington University

What the debt ceiling really is, and how it affects you

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8:10 p.m. - Chapin White, senior health researcher at the Center for Studying Health System Change

Issues with the roll out of Obamacare

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Neighbors fight improvements to a Braddock Road intersection near Loudoun-Fairfax line

Ari Ashe, WTOP

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7:40 p.m. Tom Merritt, host of Tech News Today on Twit.TV

The world's first curved smartphone

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5:40 p.m. WTOP Redskins Beat reporter George Wallace

Snyder addresses Redskins name dispute, calls the name "badge of honor"

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Read the letter sent to season-ticketholders here.


4:40 p.m. - Jim Tankersley, economics correspondent, Washington Post

An exclusive interview with Janet Yellen

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3:50 p.m. - Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development, University of Maryland

U.S. and Egypt funding

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3:10 p.m. - Kathryn Keane, vice president of National Geographic Exhibitions

National Geographic celebrates women photographers in new exhibition

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Living near airports may cause heart disease, stroke

<p> <b>WTOP's Michelle Basch reports</b><br> <p>Two separate studies published in the <a href="http://www.bmj.com/content/347/bmj.f5752?rss=1">British Medical Journal</a> suggest living near a large, busy airport could increase your risk of a stroke or heart problems. </p> <p>WTOP got reaction from Don MacGlashan with the group <a href=" http://caandc.org/index.html">Citizens for the Abatement of Aircraft Noise (CAAN)</a>, which represents residents in D.C., Maryland and Virginia. </p> <p>More information about Reagan National Airport's online aircraft noise and flight path tracking system, which is available for resident's to use and is mentioned in the reports, <a href="http://www.metwashairports.com/reagan/1271.htm ">is available here</a>.</p>

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2:20 p.m. - Brian Stelter, media reporter for the New York Times

The partnership between Twitter and Comcast

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Read more from The New York Times: Through Twitter Partnership, Comcast Hopes to Encourage TV Viewing


12:51 p.m. - Dave Ross, commentator

When the going gets tough, the tough don't vote

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11:10 a.m. - Barry Bagnato, CBS News correspondent

A salmonella outbreak sickens 278 in 18 states.

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10:30 a.m. - Jill Schlesinger, CBS News business analyst

President Obama is set to nominate Janet Yellen to head the Federal Reserve.

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10:10 a.m. - Molly Ball, reporter for The Atlantic

Politicians less likely to lie if someone is fact-checking them.

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Related Link: The Atlantic: Do Politicians Care If They Get Caught Lying?


Data Doctors

A great app for wine newbies

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