» Bushfires: why Scott Morrison avoids talking about climate change
12/12/19 13:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Only a few weeks into summer, a bushfire emergency has engulfed much of eastern Australia. But the prime minister has continued to downplay the links between worsening fire seasons and the climate crisis. Katharine Murphy explains to Lau...

» The Premier League's Champions League stroll, Fifa, Kinder eggs and more – Football Weekly Extra
12/12/19 12:37 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Max Rushden , Philippe Auclair , Nicky Bandini and Jonathan Wilson discuss Salah’s precise finishing, Chelsea’s transfer targets, the unbearable dominance of the group stages, a Hungarian talent among others waiting to be scooped up by b...

» Violent unrest continues in Assam over new citizenship law
12/12/19 11:28 from Newshour
Violent unrest is continuing in the Indian state of Assam over new legislation that would grant citizenship to some immigrants. Also in the programme: Thousands of people have taken to the streets of the Algerian capital to protest again...

» Protests mar Algeria's presidential election
12/12/19 11:11 from Global News
Demonstrators boycott the vote demanding the sweeping away of the entire political establishment. Also, the 44,000 year-old cave paintings that may be the oldest story ever told, and the lucky employees sharing an unexpected ten million ...

» Harvey Weinstein, Accusers Reach Tentative $47 Million Deal
12/12/19 07:08 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for December 12th: Harvey Weinstein, his accusers, his ex-associates and insurers have reached a tentative $47 million civil settlement - Corinne Ramey has more. Plus, Felicia Schwartz on Israel's third election in less than...

» Election 2019: John Crace on the lowlights and the gaffes
11/12/19 23:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
The Guardian’s political sketch writer, John Crace, runs through the highs and the many, many lows of the 2019 general election campaign. And: Patrick Butler on the Guardian and Observer Christmas appeal As the Guardian’s parliamentary s...

» India approves 'anti-Muslim' citizenship law
11/12/19 20:14 from Global News
The controversial law offers amnesty to non-Muslim immigrants from three countries. Also: it's reported that the disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinsten has reached a multi-million dollar settlement with accusers, and a painting has...

» Fed Holds Interest Rates Steady
11/12/19 18:27 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for December 11th: The Federal Reserve signals a long pause on further rate cuts - or hikes - at its final meeting of the year. Kate Davidson has more. But, debate over the repo market continues. Akane Otani explains. And th...

» 'Green Deal' for carbon neutral EU by 2050
11/12/19 18:17 from Newshour
The President of the European Commission, Ursula Von der Leyen, has presented a 'Green Deal' to ensure EU countries are carbon neutral by 2050. We hear the pros and cons from France's climate change ambassador and the EU spokesperson for...

» Conan O'Brien
11/12/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
O'Brien recently switched up the format of his late-night show, and has launched the second season of his podcast, 'Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend.' He says the name of his podcast is a joke — sort of. "Sometimes when you're in the public ...

» The "Pentagon Papers" Of Our Time
11/12/19 13:00 from On The Media
On Monday, the Washington Post released the fruits of a three-year investigative effort: the "Afghanistan Papers," a once-secret internal government history of a deadly, costly, and ultimately futile entanglement. The hundreds of frank, ...

» It's the final countdown – Politics Weekly podcast
11/12/19 12:54 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
As the general election campaign draws to a close, Rowena Mason is joined by Jennifer Williams, Will Tanner and Chris Prosser to try to predict which way the election will go, and ponder what life might be like when it’s over Tory advise...

» Aung San Suu Kyi defends Myanmar against genocide allegations
11/12/19 12:08 from Global News
Aung San Suu Kyi has rejected the allegations of genocide against Rohingya Muslims at the International Court of Justice. Also; Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg addresses the UN climate change conference in Madrid, and how much ex...

» Aung San Suu Kyi rejects genocide claims at UN court
11/12/19 11:09 from Newshour
Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi has defended her country against allegations of genocide at the UN International Court of Justice. The Nobel Peace Prize laureate responded to widespread claims that Myanmar (formerly Burma) committed at...

» How the right’s radical thinktanks reshaped the Conservative party – podcast
11/12/19 08:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
In the wake of the Brexit vote, ultra free market thinktanks have gained exceptional access to the heart of Boris Johnson’s government. By Felicity Lawrence, Rob Evans and David Pegg. Additional reporting by Caelainn Barr and Pamela Dunc...

» Fed Likely to Hold Rates Steady
11/12/19 07:32 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for December 11th: Federal Reserve officials are likely to hold their benchmark interest rate steady as their two-day meeting concludes. The Wall Street Journal's Nick Timiraos has more. Plus, Saudi Aramco makes a strong mar...

» The empty doorway: Britain's homelessness crisis – podcast
10/12/19 23:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
A record number of homeless people died in 2018 and charities are warning this year could be worse. Simon Hattenstone and Daniel Lavelle have been delving behind the statistics into the lives of those sleeping rough. Also today: Haroon S...

» The empty doorway: the people behind Britain's homeless statistics – podcast
10/12/19 23:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
A record number of homeless people died in 2018 and charities are warning this year could be worse. Simon Hattenstone and Daniel Lavelle have been delving behind the statistics into the lives of those sleeping rough. Also today: Haroon S...

» Democrats unveil Trump impeachment charges
10/12/19 19:58 from Global News
US president accused of abusing his powers and obstructing Congress. Also: Ex Mexican security minister arrested on drugs charges; new warning over Greenland ice melt and music industry mourns Roxette singer.

» Greenland melting 7 times faster
10/12/19 19:06 from Newshour
Findings, published today in the journal Nature, show that the world's largest island is losing ice seven times faster than it did in the 1990s. So why is it happening? We speak to the author of the report, Professor Andrew Shepherd. Als...

» House Democrats Announce Articles of Impeachment
10/12/19 18:17 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for December 10th: After weeks of hearings and hundreds of hours of testimony, the House Judiciary Committee has announced two articles of impeachment against President Trump: abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Siob...

» Trump & His Generals
10/12/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
CNN analyst Peter Bergen reflects on Trump's soured relationships with Generals Mattis, McMaster and Kelly. "He's gotten rid of the most competent people he had in his circle," Bergen says. "Trump is now running his cabinet like he ran h...

» A federal integrity commission with teeth
10/12/19 13:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Under increasing pressure from the public and the opposition to create a federal anti-corruption body, the Coalition has put forward a proposal for a commonwealth integrity commission. However, critics, including one Coalition MP, say th...

» Are we getting a toothless anti-corruption watchdog?
10/12/19 13:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Under increasing pressure from the public and the opposition to create a federal anti-corruption body, the Coalition has put forward a proposal for a commonwealth integrity commission. However, critics, including one Coalition MP, say th...

» Is Australia getting a toothless anti-corruption watchdog?
10/12/19 13:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Under increasing pressure from the public and the opposition to create a federal anti-corruption body, the Coalition has put forward a proposal for a commonwealth integrity commission. However, critics, including one Coalition MP, say th...

» Myanmar Rohingya: Suu Kyi to defend genocide charge at UN court
10/12/19 11:54 from Global News
It marks a remarkable fall from grace for the Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Aung San Suu Kyi. In the Czech Republic, a gunman has killed six people in a hospital waiting room. And a paramedic rescuer describes a 'Chernobyl'- like scene on ...

» Myanmar: court hears accusations of genocide over its treatment of Rohingya Muslims
10/12/19 11:30 from Newshour
Myanmar has been charged with genocide over its treatment of Rohingya Muslims. The hearing is taking place at the International Court of Justice in The Hague. Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi will appear at the court on Wednesday to def...

» Puerto Crypto
10/12/19 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In 2018, just months after Hurricane Maria, an eccentric group of cryptocurrency enthusiasts arrived in Puerto Rico. They came with big plans for the island—to help rebuild after the hurricane, and in the process create a high-tech crypt...

» Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Curb Some Loans as Regulator Reins in Risk
10/12/19 07:03 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for December 10th: Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are pulling back on some mortgages meant to make homeownership more affordable - Ben Eisen explains why. Plus, Quentin Webb on new data on China's economy and Denise Roland on th...

» Escaping Westboro Baptist Church: Megan Phelps-Roper's journey – books podcast
10/12/19 06:53 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
On this week’s show, Megan Phelps-Roper talks about growing up in the Westboro Baptist Church. Established by her grandfather, the late pastor Fred Phelps, the Kansas church is famous for its aggressive and offensive protests, with membe...

» Election 2019: on the campaign trail with Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn – podcast
09/12/19 23:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn are criss-crossing the country in a final dash to the campaign finish line. Rowena Mason and Heather Stewart have been following the leaders’ campaigns up close for weeks. Plus: Gabrielle Jackson on the de...

» No sign of life after volcanic eruption in New Zealand.
09/12/19 20:02 from Global News
New Zealand's Prime Minister says further survivors unlikely following White Island eruption; High level talks taking place in Paris on the conflict in eastern Ukraine; Healthy body, healthy mind - how sport can help your brain.

» 4-year Russia sports ban
09/12/19 18:12 from Newshour
The World Anti-Doping Agency has handed Russia a four year ban from all major sporting events. The Russian flag and anthem will not be seen or heard at events including next year's Olympics in Tokyo, or the next football world cup in Qat...

» Four-year Russia sports ban
09/12/19 18:12 from Newshour
The World Anti-Doping Agency has handed Russia a four-year ban from all major sporting events. The Russian flag and anthem will not be seen or heard at events including next year's Olympics in Tokyo, or the next football world cup in Qat...

» Justice Dept. Watchdog Faults FBI, Says Russia Probe Was Justified
09/12/19 18:06 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for December 9th: In a 400-page report, the Justice Department's Inspector General faults the FBI with "serious performance failures" - but finds the agency was justified in launching its Russia investigation Byron Tau expla...

» 'Maisel' Actor Alex Borstein
09/12/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Borstein's won back-to-back Emmys for playing a tough, street-wise talent manager on the Amazon series, 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.' She says the character reminds her of her mother and grandmother. She talks about her roles on 'Mad TV,'...

» Duncan Ferguson lifts Everton gloom and Son goes solo – Football Weekly
09/12/19 12:56 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Max Rushden , John Brewin , Flo Lloyd-Hughes and George Elek discuss Solskjær’s derby advantage, Big Dunc’s energy, Son v Ronaldo, Liverpool and Leicester, WSL wondergoals and a one-sided cup final Join the conversation on Facebook , Twi...

» New Zealand volcano: 'No signs of life' after eruption
09/12/19 11:24 from Newshour
Five people are known to have died after a volcano eruption in New Zealand. Police say reconnaissance flights over New Zealand's White Island volcano have not identified any other survivors there. Almost 50 people were believed to be on ...

» 'No sign of life' after New Zealand volcano erruption
09/12/19 11:16 from Global News
Conditions are too dangerous for a rescue mission to take place at the popular tourist destination. Russia has been handed a four-year ban from all major sporting events by the World Anti-Doping Agency. The Finnish minister Sanna Marin w...

» The great American tax haven: why the super-rich love South Dakota – podcast
09/12/19 08:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
It’s known for being the home of Mount Rushmore – and not much else. But thanks to its relish for deregulation, the state is fast becoming the most profitable place for the mega-wealthy to park their billions. By Oliver Bullough • Read t...

» T-Mobile, Sprint Head to Court Over $26 Billion Merger
09/12/19 06:56 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for December 9th: T-Mobile and Sprint head to court today in a case that could determine the future of the U.S. wireless industry - Drew FitzGerald has more. Plus, Stu Woo on Hong Kong's biggest pro-democracy march in months...

» Grieving in the digital era: Chips with Everything podcast
09/12/19 02:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Jordan Erica Webber looks at how Twitter’s plans to deactivate unused accounts raised a broader conversation around the intersection of technology and death Continue reading...

» Election 2019: Gary Younge returns to his childhood town of Stevenage – podcast
08/12/19 23:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
The Guardian columnist returns to his home town to see how the bellwether constituency views the election. And: Micha Frazer-Carroll asks whether there will be a ‘youthquake’ in Thursday’s vote Gary Younge grew up in Stevenage, a town in...

» FBI believes Florida navy attacker acted alone
08/12/19 20:06 from Global News
The FBI says it is treating Friday's deadly attack on a Florida navy base as a presumed terrorist attack. Also: Police in India have arrested the owner of a Delhi factory where a fire killed 43 people, and an artwork of a banana duct-tap...

» Dozens dead in Delhi bag factory fire
08/12/19 18:21 from Newshour
Police in India have arrested the owner of a Delhi factory where a fire killed more than forty people. Also in the programme: The FBI says it believes a Saudi Air Force lieutenant acted alone when he killed three people and wounded eight...

» Australia's massacres and the conspiracy of silence
08/12/19 13:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Did you know that there were state-sanctioned massacres of Indigenous people as recently as 1928? These stories, and many more, have been hidden and denied for generations, but that’s beginning to change. In this episode we unpack how th...

» Mass rally in Hong Kong
08/12/19 10:54 from Newshour
Vast crowds of black-clad demonstrators throng Hong Kong in an officially-sanctioned rally. It's the largest anti-government protests since local elections last month. Also in the programme: deadly fire in Delhi factory and the increasin...

» US and Iranian men in prisoner swap
07/12/19 20:01 from Global News
Iran freed US student Xiyue Wang; America released Iranian scientist Massoud Soleimani. Also: Oceans running out of oxygen, and the ID photo that sparked an antisemitism debate in Sweden.

» US and Iranian men released in prisoner swap
07/12/19 18:12 from Newshour
The United States and Iran have carried out a rare prisoner swap, in spite of heightened tensions between them. Also in the programme: Scientists have warned that climate change and pollution are driving oxygen out of the oceans and Iraq...

» 07/12/2019 GMT
07/12/19 10:07 from Newshour
Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.

» Iran and the US agree prisoner swap
07/12/19 10:07 from Newshour
The US and Iran have announced a prisoner swap in a rare sign of co-operation between the two countries. The exchange involved a Chinese-American researcher convicted of spying in Iran and an Iranian scientist held by the US. Both deny w...

» The fragile peace on the frontline in Eastern Ukraine
07/12/19 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
When Russian forces took over parts of Ukraine in spring 2014, much of the world held its breath. Would Western countries side with Ukraine, and could the fighting spread further into Eastern Europe? While that kind of escalation did not...

» Best Of: Edward Norton / 10 Best books / David Harbour
07/12/19 01:01 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Edward Norton wrote, directed and stars in the film noir 'Motherless Brooklyn,' about a private investigator with Tourette's syndrome who discovers corruption in the world of New York City planning. He talks about the movie and his own p...

» Saudi student kills 3 in US
06/12/19 20:01 from Global News
Donald Trump says the Saudi king has expressed condolences. Also: how to translate foreign languages in one-and-a-half seconds, and the child who invited school mates to his adoption.

» Strong Hiring Fuels Economic Expansion
06/12/19 18:18 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for December 6th: The U.S. job market strengthened in November. The economy added 266,000 jobs, and the unemployment rate fell to 3.5%, a 50-year low. Sarah Chaney has the details. A rash of illnesses linked to vaping may ha...

» 06/12/2019 GMT
06/12/19 18:14 from Newshour
Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.

» Symphony Conductor M. Tilson Thomas
06/12/19 17:18 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
This weekend Tilson Thomas will receive the Kennedy Center Lifetime Artistic Achievement award. He spoke with Terry Gross in 1995 and 2012 about his work and growing up in the theater. Also we remember Mary Previte, who worked for 30 yea...

» Is the government failing at managing the economy?
06/12/19 15:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
The economy is showing growth figures on par with the global financial crisis and none of the government’s tax breaks seem to be making a difference. The Coalition is refusing to use the word stimulus to avoid admitting economic despair,...

» The Dead Consensus
06/12/19 13:00 from On The Media
As House leaders begin drafting articles of impeachment, examples from the Nixon and Clinton eras abound. This week, On the Media rewinds to the 19th century — and the turbulent impeachment of Andrew Johnson. Plus, what a debate between ...

» Auschwitz visit: Angela Merkel warns of resurgence of intolerance
06/12/19 12:01 from Global News
German Chancellor makes her first trip while in office to Auschwitz death-camp in Poland. She says Germany has an unending responsibility to remember the Nazis' war crimes. Also, Indian police have shot dead four men suspected of raping ...

» Indian police kill rape and murder suspects
06/12/19 11:42 from Newshour
The four men were accused of raping and killing a young female vet in Hyderabad last week. Police say the suspects were taken back to the scene of the crime in order to reconstruct the incident, but were shot when they tried to steal the...

» How our home delivery habit reshaped the world – podcast
06/12/19 08:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
The great trick of online retail has been to get us to shop more and think less about how our purchases reach our homes. By Samanth Subramanian • Read the text version here Continue reading...

» Election 2020: How Has the Impeachment Inquiry Impacted the Race?
06/12/19 06:52 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for December 6th: Tarini Parti looks at how the impeachment inquiry is impacting the Democratic presidential race in our weekly Election 2020 series. Plus, Noemie Bisserbe on a massive strike in France, Alex Frangos on Saudi...

» Pioneering Ketamine treatments: alcohol dependency – Science Weekly podcast
06/12/19 01:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Ketamine might sound like an unlikely candidate for treating addiction and depression. But a growing number of scientists believe the drug could help. Over the next two episodes of Science Weekly, Hannah Devlin speaks to two experts who ...

» Election 2019: inside Momentum – podcast
05/12/19 23:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Anushka Asthana reports from inside Momentum, the grassroots movement hoping to propel Jeremy Corbyn into Downing Street. And: Rana Foroohar on why we need to regulate big tech Momentum was formed after Jeremy Corbyn’s election as Labour...

» House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Trump impeachment will go ahead
05/12/19 20:01 from Global News
Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House of Representatives will file impeachment charges against US President Donald Trump for alleged abuse of power. Also: The World Health Organisation says the cases of measles are rising at dangerous leve...

» House of Representatives pushes ahead with impeachment
05/12/19 18:23 from Newshour
Speaker Pelosi said impeachment charges would be filed against the president for his alleged abuse of power. She said the nation's democracy was at stake. Also in the programme: the latest unrest in the Middle East and parallels with the...

» Workplace Immigration Investigations Ramp Up Under Trump
05/12/19 17:57 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for December 5th: House Speaker Pelosi instructs the Judiciary Committee to draw up articles of impeachment. The Trump Administration has been ramping up investigations into immigrants working in the U.S. illegally. Michelle...

» What Ukraine's President Thinks Of Trump, Putin & The Impeachment Hearings
05/12/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
After six months in office, Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelensky is "quite cynical" and feels "there are no reliable allies," journalist Simon Shuster says. Shuster recently interviewed Zelensky for 'Time.' Also, John Powers reviews th...

» Magical Mané, flying Foxes and Watford worries – Football Weekly Extra
05/12/19 12:41 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
Max Rushden , Simon Burnton , Philippe Auclair and Kate Mason discuss Sadio Mané, Mourinho’s long ball, Jesus scoring past Pope, Lampard v Terry, Eddie Howe’s choices and another update from Barry’s trip to India Join the conversation on...

» Workers in France stage a nationwide strike against pension reforms
05/12/19 11:52 from Global News
Transport workers, teachers and other public sector workers join demonstrations. Also; an Indian woman who was raped has been attacked and set on fire on her way to court, and scientists have developed a pioneering new vaccine against ty...

» The hate factory: inside a far-right Facebook network
05/12/19 10:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
In an exclusive investigation the Guardian has uncovered a network that’s using rightwing Facebook pages in Australia and overseas to spread misinformation and hate around the world. This episode goes behind the investigation, looking at...

» A Divided OPEC Meets in Vienna
05/12/19 07:12 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for December 5th: OPEC countries and partners have gathered for a two-day meeting - David Hodari has more from Vienna on what the impact could be on oil prices. Plus, Jean Eaglesham on the accounting errors that companies ar...

» Iran's deadly protests – podcast
04/12/19 23:00 from Global: Audio | theguardian.com
When Iran’s government announced it was raising the price of fuel by up to three times, thousands of Iranians took to the streets to protest. Michael Safi reports on what happened next. And: Jim Waterson on how social media has changed t...

» Trump impeachment: Law experts give legal opinion for and against impeachment
04/12/19 20:13 from Global News
As the investigation entered a new phase, law experts testified to the House Judiciary Committee which began hearings aimed at drawing up articles of impeachment. Also: Greenpeace accuses the Japanese government of covering up hotspots n...

» Judiciary Committee Takes Up Impeachment Inquiry
04/12/19 18:13 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for December 4th: The House Judiciary Committee holds its first public hearing in the impeachment inquiry. Siobhan Hughes has the details. Plus, world leaders have left a rocky NATO summit. Vivian Salama explains. Annmarie F...

» What Happens To The Stuff You Donate?
04/12/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
"Your average thrift store in the United States only sells about one third of the stuff that ends up on its shelves," Adam Minter says. "The rest of the stuff ends up somewhere else." His book, 'Secondhand,' follows the things that don't...

» Tribalism, Anger and the State of Our Politics
04/12/19 13:00 from On The Media
If solidarity and the recognition of mutual self-interest are the keys to moving past our fractious moment, it can be hard to see how we'll get there. Anger and tribalism appear to be at an all-time high, creating political and societal ...

» NATO leaders signal unity at meeting amid rows
04/12/19 12:10 from Global News
Despite a joint condemnation of Russian aggression, the French president Emmanuel Macron repeated his belief that NATO should not be structured around treating Russia and China as enemies. Also: Germany expels Russia diplomats over Berli...

» The Clinic
04/12/19 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Latino USA goes inside the biggest free health clinic in the country, which serves only people without insurance. There are nearly 28 million uninsured people in the United States, and for some of them, free clinics are their safety net....

» New Food Stamp Rule Could Render Hundreds of Thousands Ineligible
04/12/19 06:59 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for December 4th: The Trump administration is set to tighten work requirements for food stamp recipients - that could leave hundreds of thousands of people ineligible for assistance. Jacob Bunge has more. Plus, Newley Purnel...

» Trump impeachment evidence 'overwhelming'
03/12/19 20:14 from Global News
The impeachment inquiry report says evidence suggests Donald Trump abused his powers. Also: Scientists develop artificial neurons to fight disease, and Utopia, North Korean-style.

» Sprint Overcounted Subsidized Subscribers
03/12/19 18:02 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for December 3rd: A draft report from House Democrats concludes that the President abused his office. U.S. stocks fall on signs that the trade dispute could drag on. And, a WSJ exclusive: Sprint had problems tallying active ...

» Living At The 'Interface Of Life And Death'
03/12/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
When BJ Miller was a college sophomore he was out late with some friends and climbed onto a parked commuter train. In a freak accident, he was electrocuted and eventually lost both legs below the knee and half of one arm. The experience ...

» Nato: Trump blasts Macron 'brain dead' comments as 'nasty'
03/12/19 11:15 from Global News
He also said he could see France 'breaking off' from Nato, but did not explain why. The Syrian currency has slumped to a record low. Which European country is outperforming all others when it comes to education?

» On NATO's 70th Anniversary, Questions About Its Purpose
03/12/19 07:33 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for December 3rd: Leaders of NATO countries are gathering in London today to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the alliance - James Marson has more on what to expect. Plus, Siobhan Hughes on a report from House Republicans d...

» Prince Andrew's accuser calls for public support
02/12/19 20:01 from Global News
A US woman who says she was brought to Britain aged 17 to have sex with Prince Andrew has implored the British public to "stand beside her". Prince Andrew has denied any such relationship. Also: Scientists have identified parts of the br...

» With Fewer Shopping Days This Year, Will Gifts Arrive on Time?
02/12/19 17:54 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for December 2nd: President Trump wants to raise tariffs on Brazil and Argentina, saying they're manipulating their currencies? But do economists agree? Josh Zumbrun has more details. Plus, there are fewer holiday shopping d...

» 'Stranger Things' Actor David Harbour
02/12/19 17:34 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Harbour talks about working alongside teen actors in 'Stranger Things,' and his bipolar disorder. "Acting allowed me to channel this neurosis into a character," he tells 'Fresh Air' producer Sam Briger. Harbour plays the skeptical police...

» Climate change: COP25 Madrid gets underway
02/12/19 11:16 from Global News
World leaders have been urged to take rapid action to tackle the climate emergency. Vigils are held in England to pay tribute to the victims of last week's London Bridge terror attack. Continuing protests in India after the alleged gang-...

» Huawei Makes Smartphones Without U.S. Parts
02/12/19 07:18 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for December 2nd: Huawei's latest smartphone, the Mate 30, has no U.S. chips - Dan Strumpf has more. Plus, Benoit Faucon on OPEC's meeting this week, Georgi Kantchev on a new Russia-China oil pipeline, Cameron McWhirter on a...

» Malta prime minister Joseph Muscat to resign in new year
01/12/19 20:02 from Global News
Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has announced on national television that he will step down in the new year, amid a crisis over a murdered journalist. The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres declares efforts to tackle ...

» Maltese businessman charged over journalist murder
30/11/19 20:01 from Global News
Yorgen Fenech is charged in connection with the 2017 murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia. The investigation has rocked the island's government and Prime Minister Joseph Muscat is under pressure to resign. Also: Brazil's President Jair Bolso...

» Shunned in Sri Lanka
30/11/19 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
Throughout Sri Lanka's decades long conflict, attention has focused on the confrontation between the majority Sinhalese and the minority Tamils. The country’s Muslims, who are just 10 per cent of the population and see themselves as a se...

» Best Of: Novelist Kevin Wilson / Actor Willem Dafoe
30/11/19 01:01 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
For novelist Kevin Wilson, Tourette's syndrome means living with intrusive thoughts that flash disturbing images without warning. His novel, 'Nothing to See Here,' was inspired by visions of people bursting into flames. Wilson talks abou...

» London Bridge attacker had terror conviction
29/11/19 19:57 from Global News
Two members of the public died and three were injured in what British police declared a terrorist incident. Also: Suriname president Bouterse sentenced to twenty years for 1982 killings, and can music return life to dead coral reefs?

» Organizing Schools by Grade Level, Not by Geography
29/11/19 18:16 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for November 29: In a bid to achieve integration, a Mississippi school district is placing children in schools based on their grade level, not by geography. The Wall Street Journal's Tawnell Hobbs says it's a bid to narrow t...

» Director Marielle Heller On Mister Rogers & Telling Kids The Truth
29/11/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
"He wasn't afraid of any of the hardest parts of childhood," Marielle Heller says. Her film, 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,' centers on Fred Rogers' unlikely friendship with a cynical journalist. Heller talks about casting Tom Han...

» We Need To Talk About Poland
29/11/19 13:00 from On The Media
With the US deep in questions of impeachment, what lessons can we learn from divided societies abroad? This week, On the Media travels to Poland, where conspiracy, xenophobia and the rise of illiberalism have the country in an existentia...

» Iraq: PM Abdul Mahdi to resign after bloodiest day of protests
29/11/19 12:17 from Global News
Announcement comes after more than 40 anti-government protestors were killed in one day. Earlier, Iraq's top Shi'a cleric condemned use of force against protesters and called for new government. Also, South Korean court sentences two K-P...

» Silicon Valley-Backed Fintech Apps Use Phone Data to Harass Borrowers
29/11/19 06:59 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for November 29th: Newley Purnell reports on a wave of Silicon Valley-backed fintech startups in India that are using phone data to hassle borrowers. Plus, Sara Randazzo on startling new data from the Department of Education...

» #174 - Is Capitalism a Blessing?
29/11/19 06:00 from NPR: Intelligence Squared Podcast
Capitalism has always had its critics. But now, a new generation of political leaders, scholars, and activists are calling the free-market system into question. Has capitalism been a force for good? And should it be the economic model of...

» Trump makes first Afghan trip for Thanksgiving
28/11/19 20:01 from Global News
In an unannounced visit to American troops, the US president says the "Taliban wants to make a deal". Also: Turkey accuses Macron of sponsoring terrorism, and the row in Ireland over a giant printer bought for parliament.

» Prince's Co-Writer Reflects On Posthumous Memoir
28/11/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Prince died in 2016, leaving behind an unfinished memoir. Dan Piepenbring, his co-writer, recalls the moment he knew he could make 'The Beautiful Ones' happen — even in Prince's absence. (Originally aired Oct 28, 2019)

» Iraq: More deaths in latest wave of protests
28/11/19 13:13 from Global News
More than 20 anti-government protestors killed in clashes with security forces. For several weeks, demonstrators have been demanding more jobs, an end to corruption, and better public services. Also, China rebukes US for its support for ...

» What's Behind Protests in Iran and Iraq?
28/11/19 06:55 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for November 28th: Sune Engel Rasmussen on what's led to protests in Iraq and Iran. Plus, Steve Russolillo on a nearly $50 million cryptocurrency theft and Suzanne Kapner on fake reviews online. Kim Gittleson hosts. Learn mo...

» More protests in Malta demanding the resignation of PM Muscat over murder scandal
27/11/19 20:01 from Global News
The demonstrators in Valletta have criticised the Maltese prime minister Joseph Muscat over his handling of the murder of the journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. Also: Zimbabwe doctors say hospitals are "death traps", and Russian cows get...

» Actor Edward Norton
27/11/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Norton wrote, directed and stars in the film noir 'Motherless Brooklyn,' about a private investigator with Tourette's syndrome who discovers corruption in the world of New York City planning. Urban planning is a subject Norton is passion...

» Bangladesh: Islamists sentenced to death for 2016 attack at Dhaka cafe
27/11/19 12:15 from Global News
Seven Islamists sentenced for attack in which 22 people, mostly foreigners, were killed. Eight people were on trial, accused of planning assault on the Holey Artisan cafe and supplying the weapons used. Also, senior doctors in Zimbabwe g...

» By Right Of Discovery
27/11/19 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
On Thanksgiving Day, hundreds of people gather on Alcatraz Island, the famous former prison and one of the largest tourist attractions in San Francisco, for a sunrise ceremony to honor Indigenous culture and history. Fifty years ago, an ...

» Resignations spark Malta crisis in murder scandal
26/11/19 20:01 from Global News
Two years after the murder of the Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, a volley of resignations has rocked Prime Minister Joseph Muscat's government. Also: rescuers continue their search after Albania quake, and in England a couple...

» Inside the Steele Dossier & The Fusion GPS Investigation Of Trump
26/11/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
During the 2016 campaign, Glenn Simpson and Peter Fritsch hired former British intelligence agent Christopher Steele to investigate Donald Trump's involvement with Russia. Their new book is 'Crime in Progress.' Also, film critic Justin C...

» PURPLE EPISODE 4: Media to the Rescue?
26/11/19 13:00 from On The Media
As part of a month-long campaign called the Purple Project for Democracy , (a strictly non-partisan, apolitical effort that a number of other large news organizations have also contributed to) we are featuring a series of conversations a...

» UN says drastic action needed over carbon emissions
26/11/19 11:47 from Global News
Warnings that current targets fall far short of what's required to avert disastrous climate change. UN says if strategies don't change then global temperatures could rise to more than double the limit agreed under the Paris climate deal....

» Argentina: Catholic priests sentenced in child sex abuse case
25/11/19 22:00 from Global News
The clerics were convicted of sexually assaulting children at a school for the deaf, over 12 years. Also: on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, France and South Africa both announce plans to prevent dome...

» Prisoners Find Rehabilitation & Hope In 'College Behind Bars'
25/11/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
A new PBS documentary series follows prisoners who earn college degrees from the Bard Prison Initiative while serving time in maximum security. Director Lynn Novick and graduates Sebastian Yoon and Dyjuan Tatro talk about how the program...

» PURPLE EPISODE 3: Let’s Not Discount Reality
25/11/19 13:00 from On The Media
As part of a month-long campaign called the Purple Project for Democracy, OTM is using its podcast feed for a series of conversations about an alarming loss of trust, faith and devotion by Americans for American democracy  — and what to ...

» Hong Kong elections: Carrie Lam promises 'open mind' after election
25/11/19 11:21 from Global News
It's thought 17 of the 18 district councils are now controlled by pro-democracy councillors. Thieves have stolen three priceless sets of jewellery from one of Europe's largest treasure collections - the Dresden Green Vault in eastern Ger...

» Hong Kong Election Results Show Support for Pro-Democracy Movement
25/11/19 07:10 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for November 25th: A record number of voters turned out for local elections in Hong Kong over the weekend. The result? A strong show of support for pro-Democracy backers. Natasha Khan has more. Plus, Steve Russolillo explain...

» Opposition win huge victory in Hong Kong election
24/11/19 19:19 from Global News
Pro-democracy candidates deliver a stunning reverse to the pro-Beijing chief executive, Carrie Lam. Also: the WWW founder wants a ‘Contract for the Web’; and, the search for the sunken cocaine-carrying submarine.

» PURPLE EPISODE 2: “Low Information, High Misinformation Voters"
24/11/19 13:00 from On The Media
As part of a month-long campaign called the Purple Project for Democracy , (a strictly non-partisan, apolitical effort that a number of other large news organizations have also contributed to) we are featuring a series of conversations a...

» Bolivian Senate approves election bill
23/11/19 20:01 from Global News
The bill allows a fresh presidential election. Marches in France against domestic violence, and dozens of pirates surrender to police in Bangladesh.

» PURPLE EPISODE 1: “Is Democracy up for grabs?”
23/11/19 13:00 from On The Media
As part of a month-long campaign called the Purple Project for Democracy , (a strictly non-partisan, apolitical effort that a number of other large news organizations have also contributed to) we are featuring a series of conversations a...

» Zimbabwe's excuses run dry
23/11/19 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
It’s now two years since Robert Mugabe was pushed out of office by the military and replaced by Emerson Mnangagwa. For many Zimbabweans economic conditions- already dire - have actually got worse. Now to add to their misery, there are wa...

» Best Of: Marielle Heller On 'Mister Rogers' / Robert Pattinson
23/11/19 01:01 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
"[Fred Rogers] wasn't afraid of any of the hardest parts of childhood," Marielle Heller says. Her film, 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,' centers on Fred Rogers' unlikely friendship with a cynical journalist. Heller talks about cast...

» Donald Trump wants full trial in impeachment investigation.
22/11/19 22:00 from Global News
The president says he’ll welcome the chance to defend himself in the Senate against the allegations that he tried to coerce Ukraine into investigating his political rival Joe Biden. Also: India says more than 30,000 of its citizens have ...

» Indian Health Service Hired Doctors With Troubled Pasts
22/11/19 18:09 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for November 22nd: A Wall Street Journal investigation found the Indian Health Service hired dozens of doctors who should have been flagged for their history of medical mistakes and regulatory sanctions. Christopher Weaver h...

» Leonard Cohen The Poet, Writer, And Father
22/11/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Leonard Cohen died in 2016, leaving behind many unpublished poems and lyrics. His son Adam Cohen discusses 'The Flame,' a collection of some of Leonard's final works. Adam remembers when his father was composing his best known song, Hall...

» The Disagreement Is The Point
22/11/19 13:00 from On The Media
In hearings this week, House Democrats sought to highlight an emerging set of facts concerning the President’s conduct. On this week’s On the Media, a look at why muddying the waters remains a viable strategy for Trump’s defenders. Plus,...

» Chagos Islands dispute: UK misses deadline to return control
22/11/19 12:09 from Global News
UK has ignored a deadline to return control of an overseas territory to Mauritius. Britain says it does not recognise Mauritius' claim to sovereignty over the islands. Also, why a social media influencer is accused of contributing to the...

» Portrait Of: Gabby Rivera
22/11/19 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
When Gabby Rivera wrote her coming-of-age novel "Juliet Takes a Breath" in 2016, she didn't know that it would get her attention from an unusual place: Marvel Comics. They asked her to write for America Chavez, their first queer Latina s...

» Tesla Unveils Its First Electric Pickup Truck at Blooper-Filled Event
22/11/19 06:47 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for November 22nd: Elon Musk introduces Tesla's first electric "Cybertruck" - Robert Wall explains where it fits in the car company's future. Plus, Paul Davies on Bridgewater's billion-dollar bet against the market, John McC...

» Israel PM Netanyahu charged with corruption
21/11/19 19:17 from Global News
The prime minister calls the charges an "attempted coup, insisting he will not resign. Also: tuk tuk drivers storm a morgue in Indonesia to take a dead baby for burial; And, how being a K-pop star doesn't get you out of military service ...

» Is the Impeachment Inquiry Drawing to a Close?
21/11/19 18:08 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for November 21st: Fiona Hill, a former White House adviser, and David Holmes, a current U.S. diplomat, offer different views of U.S. policy in Ukraine. Siobhan Hughes has more on what could be the final witnesses to testify...

» Foreign Influence On U.S. Politics / Inside 'The Dark Crystal'
21/11/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
The Trump administration's pressure on Ukraine is the center of the impeachment inquiry, but foreign influence expert Ben Freeman says the influence also worked in the opposite direction. "I think in 2020 we are going to see a level of f...

» DR Congo: Measles outbreak kills nearly 5000
21/11/19 12:06 from Global News
Health ministry says there have been nearly 250,000 cases since January. This is the world's worst current outbreak of the disease. Also, why Russian women struggle to address domestic abuse, and the band Coldplay they'll stop performing...

» Democratic Hopefuls Unite Against Trump at Debate
21/11/19 06:48 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for November 21st: Ten Democratic presidential hopefuls took to the debate stage in Atlanta last night - Eliza Collins has the highlights. Plus, Patience Haggin explains why Google decided to restrict targeted political ads,...

» Prince Andrew stepping back from royal duties
20/11/19 19:48 from Global News
The Duke of York says he is stepping back from royal duties because the Jeffrey Epstein scandal has become a "major disruption" to the Royal Family. Also: US diplomat says Trump directed Ukraine pressure, and what is the best passport to...

» Ambassador Gordon Sondland Testifies in Impeachment Probe
20/11/19 18:19 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for November 20th: U.S. Ambassador Gordon Sondland says he pursued efforts to push Ukraine on investigations "at the express direction" of President Trump. Shelby Holliday has the details. Plus, filler phrases. We all use th...

» UK consulate worker in Hong Kong alleges Chinese torture
20/11/19 11:12 from Global News
Simon Chen says he was abused for allegedly inciting unrest in Hong Kong. Also: Malta businessman arrested in an investigation into killing of journalist, and a nine-year old is set to become world’s youngest university graduate.

» Even as Generic-Drug Approvals Soar, Many Haven't Hit the Market
20/11/19 06:52 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for November 20th: A Wall Street Journal analysis has found that even though more generic drugs are being approved by the Food and Drug Administration, many haven't made it to patients. Jared S. Hopkins explains. Plus, our e...

» Impeachment witness 'concerned' by Trump call
19/11/19 20:05 from Global News
Lt Col Alexander Vindman told Congress that President Trump made "inappropriate" political demands of his Ukrainian counterpart. Also: Sweden drops Assange alleged rape investigation, and does Marie Kondo's online store spark joy?

» Witnesses Express Concerns About Trump-Ukraine Call
19/11/19 18:00 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for November 19th: Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman said he had concerns about a July call between President Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart, and that it was his duty to report it. Tim Hanrahan has more on Vindman's testimony ...

» 14 Mysterious Deaths & The Russian Assassination Program
19/11/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
BuzzFeed News Editor Heidi Blake and her team uncovered evidence connecting Russian hitmen to 14 deaths on British soil — killings that attracted little interest from British authorities anxious to maintain ties with the Russian governme...

» We Made a Lipstick For You!
19/11/19 13:00 from On The Media
What are media? For us, its any medium through which we express ourselves, whether from one to one, from one to many, or just from one, to one’s own self.  We can do it with our style. Our hair, even our glasses, choices that express not...

» Iran protests: UN fears dozens of people have been killed
19/11/19 11:34 from Global News
The protests in Iran started on Friday and were sparked by a sharp rise in petrol prices. US and Australian hostages are freed in a Taliban prisoner swap. Do you know what the gayageum is?

» #MErcedTOO
19/11/19 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Over the last two years, reporter Sarah Fuss Kessler has been following the story of a Latina high school teacher in the farming town of Merced, California. The teacher reported being sexually harassed by a white basketball coach at her ...

» US says Jewish settlements no longer illegal
18/11/19 20:17 from Global News
The United States reverses four decades of foreign policy in a move seen as a boost to Israel. Also: Brazil's Amazon deforestation 'highest since 2008', and rare Charlotte Bronte miniature work returning to UK after sale in French auction.

» Baltimore Struggles With Massive Backlog of Asbestos Cases
18/11/19 18:08 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for November 18th: Baltimore courts have come up with a plan to chip away at the city's nearly 30,000 asbestos cases - one of the largest backlogs in the nation. But not everyone's on board. Sara Randazzo explains. Plus, wou...

» Actor Robert Pattinson
18/11/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Pattinson is best known for his role in the 'Twilight' saga, where he played the vampire Edward Cullen – a bloodsucking teen heartthrob. "I think Edward basically is Nosferatu, but, at the same time, he still cares about doing his hair a...

» Hong Kong Polytechnic University: Protesters arrested as they run from campus
18/11/19 11:14 from Global News
Protesters trapped inside the Polytechnic University are attempting to escape a police blockade of the campus. Demonstrations across Iran over fuel price rises have left at least twelve people dead. A rare Charlotte Bronte book is coming...

» Saudi Aramco Target Valuation Falls Short
18/11/19 07:11 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for November 18th: Saudi Arabia's state oil giant Aramco is aiming for a valuation of up to $1.7 trillion - less than expected. Ben Dummett explains. Plus, after another violent weekend in Hong Kong, a court rules that the g...

» Fires blaze as Hong Kong police move on university
17/11/19 19:59 from Global News
Police had warned protestors in Hong Kong that they could use live bullets if violence against officers continued. Also: Sri Lanka wartime defence chief wins presidency, and the British photographer Terry O'Neill dies aged 81.

» From Our Home Correspondent 17/11/2019
17/11/19 10:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
In the latest programme of the monthly series, Mishal Husain introduces dispatches from journalists and writers reflecting the range of contemporary life in the United Kingdom. Dan Johnson reports direct from the flooded River Don in Sou...

» Prince Andrew: exclusive BBC interview
16/11/19 20:04 from Global News
The Queen's second son discusses his relationship with convicted sex offender, Jeffrey Epstein, and denies ever meeting the teenage girl who says she was forced to have sex with him. Also: Chinese Communist Party documents leaked to the ...

» If we burn you burn with us
16/11/19 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
They believe they are fighting for their way of life, for Hong Kong’s very existence, but the protesters know they can’t really win says Paul Adams. Kate Adie introduces this and other stories from around the world: There is a saying in ...

» Best Of: Reese Witherspoon / Judd Apatow
15/11/19 21:00 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Frustrated by the lack of leading roles for women in Hollywood, Reese Witherspoon decided to start her own production company. Her new project, 'The Morning Show,' takes on sexual harassment in the news industry. Ken Tucker reviews the a...

» Trump accused of witness intimidation
15/11/19 21:00 from Global News
The US president tweeted his contempt as Congress interviewed a key impeachment witness. Donald Trump attacked the former US ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, in the middle of her testimony to the Congressional impeachment inquir...

» Former Ukraine Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch Testifies
15/11/19 18:01 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for November 15th: In testimony that went on for hours, Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, told lawmakers in the impeachment inquiry that she was unfairly targeted by allies of President Trump. Byron T...

» 'The Crown' Creator Peter Morgan
15/11/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Season 3 of the the historical drama about Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family begins Sunday. We listen back to our interview with series creator Peter Morgan. He says he tries to get as close as possible to the truth about life insi...

» Designed to Intimidate
15/11/19 13:00 from On The Media
Millions tuned into impeachment hearings this week — the first two of five already scheduled. On this week’s show, why shifts in public opinion may not necessarily sway the GOP. Plus, what we can learn from the predatory tactics that enr...

» US: Ex-ambassador speaks at Trump impeachment inquiry
15/11/19 12:16 from Global News
Second day of public hearings in impeachment inquiry into Mr. Trump. The former US ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, is giving her testimony. Also, how African migrants are brutally mistreated by traffickers shipping them to Euro...

» The Battle Of 187: Pete Wilson
15/11/19 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Our miniseries about California's Proposition 187, in collaboration with the Los Angeles Times, continues with a special bonus episode. Host Gustavo Arellano speaks with the former governor of California, Republican Pete Wilson. In 1994,...

» Hong Kong's Week of Violence and Lawlessness
15/11/19 07:00 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for November 15th: Antigovernment protesters and police shocked Hong Kong with some of the ugliest incidents in nearly six months of unrest this week - Steve Russolillo explains what happened. Plus, Harriet Torry on Larry Ku...

» #173 - Is Parenting Overrated?
15/11/19 06:00 from NPR: Intelligence Squared Podcast
How much does our DNA shape who we become? Four experts in science and psychology debate the classic "nature versus nurture" question with a eye toward recent breakthroughs in genetic science and DNA testing. FOR THE MOTION: Robert Plomi...

» MH17 disaster: Phone-taps show 'Russia directed Ukraine rebels'
14/11/19 20:01 from Global News
Investigators allege a top aide of President Vladimir Putin was in contact with rebel leaders on a regular basis. Also: Italy declares a state of emergency in Venice, following catastrophic flooding, and the young scientist that's made a...

» Walmart Extends Growth Streak
14/11/19 18:00 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for November 14th: Walmart, the nation's largest retailer, marked a five-year growth streak on Thursday. The earnings come on a big day for Walmart, which reopened its El Paso, Texas store where a gunman killed 22 people in ...

» Reese Witherspoon
14/11/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Frustrated by the lack of good leading roles for women, Witherspoon decided to start her own production company. Her new project, 'The Morning Show,' takes on sexual harassment in the broadcast news industry. She spoke with Terry Gross a...

» A 'wow' moment in Latin America
14/11/19 12:14 from From Our Own Correspondent
From coca farmer to president, to political exile - Katy Watson shares the story of Evo Morales, Bolivia’s first elected indigenous leader. Kate Adie introduces this and other stories from correspondents around the world: In Austria, Bet...

» Gaza: Rockets fired at Israel after ceasefire starts
14/11/19 11:47 from Global News
Palestinian militants in Gaza launch rockets towards Israel, hours after ceasefire begins. The truce was meant to end two days of intense fighting, in which 34 Palestinians were killed and dozens of Israelis injured. Also, India's Suprem...

» Admissions Scandal: Rick Singer's Network
14/11/19 06:30 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for November 14th: The Wall Street Journal's Melissa Korn talks about the network of coaches formed by William "Rick" Singer, the admitted mastermind behind the college admissions scandal. Learn more about your ad choices. V...

» Trump calls impeachment hearings 'a joke'
13/11/19 20:09 from Global News
The first public hearings heard Mr Trump cared more about Ukraine investigating his rival, Joe Biden, than the country itself. Also: The importance of coffee to the Swiss, and cherry blossom to the Japanese.

» Witnesses Testify Publicly in Impeachment Inquiry
13/11/19 18:24 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for November 13th: Acting Ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor and senior State Department official George Kent are the first public witnesses to testify in the impeachment inquiry. Congressional Reporter Natalie Andrews has th...

» Actor Willem Dafoe
13/11/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Dafoe has played villains, soldiers, van Gogh and Jesus. He's earned four Oscar nominations and appeared in more than 100 films — including, most recently, 'Motherless Brooklyn' and 'The Lighthouse.' He talks about being a 'good bad guy....

» OTM presents: Shell Shock 1919: How the Great War Changed Culture
13/11/19 13:00 from On The Media
You really have a feeling that here is a building that looks fantastically beautiful, and it’s got its whole façade simply blown off by this war.                                                                                            ...

» Hong Kong: police warn of total law and order breakdown
13/11/19 12:28 from Global News
Parts of the territory are paralysed for a third weekday in a row due to street battles. Also, people in Venice battle the highest water levels for fifty years, the public hearings into the impeachment inquiry of President Trump get unde...

» The Return
13/11/19 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Javier Zamora was nine years-old when he made the journey from El Salvador to the U.S.-Mexico border. Last year, nearly 20 years later, he returned to the country where he was born, to apply for a visa that will allow him to continue to ...

» Public Hearings Begin in Impeachment Inquiry
13/11/19 06:30 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for November 13th: Millions of people are expected to watch the first public hearings in the impeachment inquiry. Congressional Reporter Natalie Andrews has more on what to keep a close eye on. Elsewhere on Capitol Hill, law...

» Bolivian leader arrives in Mexico for asylum
12/11/19 20:02 from Global News
Attempts to choose an interim leader to replace Evo Morales are thrown into confusion. Also: The Zimbabwean dollar makes a come back, and how cocaine washed up on French beaches has the police baffled.

» Concerns About War Crimes By Turkish-Backed Forces in Syria
12/11/19 18:12 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for November 12: U.S. drone footage appears to show Turkish-backed Arab gunmen targeting civilians during their assault on Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria. The Wall Street Journal's Dion Nissenbaum says the footage ha...

» How Online Extremists Are 'Hijacking' The American Conversation
12/11/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
'New Yorker' staff writer Andrew Marantz spent years with far-right online extremists, embedding with them and watching them spread false news by exploiting social media. His new book is 'Antisocial.' Also, TV critic David Bianculli revi...

» Banks Experiment at Branches to Draw Customers In
12/11/19 06:30 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for November 12th: Banks are struggling to re-invent their branches - and keep them relevant for the digitally-minded. Allison Prang explains. Plus, the hazards of being "real" online - especially for teens. Julie Jargon exp...

» Some Southwest Planes Lack Final Safety Verification
11/11/19 18:53 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for November 11: The Wall Street Journal says Southwest Airlines is flying more than three dozen planes without being able to verify they comply with all mandatory federal safety standards. WSJ's Andy Paszdor has more. In an...

» Judd Apatow On His Mentor, Comic Garry Shandling
11/11/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Filmmaker and producer Judd Apatow (Superbad, Girls, The 40-Year-Old Virgin) talks about his late mentor, stand-up legend Garry Shandling, and the personal trauma that formed him. "Garry was a wounded person. He was a neurotic man," Apat...

» Public Hearings in Impeachment Inquiry to Begin This Week
11/11/19 06:30 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for Monday, November 11th: House Democrats begin public hearings of witnesses in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump's dealings with Ukraine. The Wall Street Journal's Siobhan Hughes has a preview for us. Learn more...

» Stories Matter
09/11/19 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
What the murder of a Mormon family in Mexico reveals about the country; Will Grant has long chronicled the violence of the ongoing drug war. Kate Adie introduces this and other stories: Rajini Vaidyanathan reflects on the perils of livin...

» Best Of: Musician Allison Moorer / Writer Saeed Jones
08/11/19 21:00 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
When Allison Moorer was 14, her father shot and killed her mother and then took his own life. Moorer, a country singer-songwriter, has a new memoir and accompanying album (both entitled 'Blood') about the incident and her road to healing...

» California Marks One Year Since Devastating Camp Fire
08/11/19 18:06 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for November 8th: It's been one year since California's deadliest wildfire destroyed the town of Paradise. Erin Ailworth has more on the recovery. Plus, a new breakthrough in the investigation of vaping illnesses. And Saturd...

» The Fugitive Slave Act & The 'Struggle For America's Soul'
08/11/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Historian Andrew Delbanco says the 1850 law paved the way for the Civil War by endangering the lives of both escaped slaves and free black men and women in the North. His book, 'The War Before The War,' is now out in paperback. Also, fil...

» Curiouser and Curiouser
08/11/19 13:00 from On The Media
President Trump’s concerns about corruption in Ukraine began, in part, with a series of articles in a publication called The Hill. On this week’s On the Media, a close-up on the columnist whose dubious tales may lead to an impeachment. P...

» How The Price Of The Metro Sparked Mass Protests In Chile
08/11/19 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
In early October, the Chilean government raised the price of the metro, triggering the largest protests in Chile's history. Latino USA speaks with Chilean investigative journalist Paulette Desormeaux, who's been covering the protests and...

» WeWork Rise Helped by Wall Street's Cash and Credibility
08/11/19 06:44 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for November 8th: As WeWork grew, Wall Street lent it money and credibility even as internally, doubts remained. David Benoit has more. Plus, Josh Zumbrun on mixed signals on a potential U.S.-China trade deal, Alex Frangos o...

» Burisma's Hire of Hunter Biden Part of Effort to Clean Up Its Image
07/11/19 18:17 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for November 7th: Ukrainian gas company Burisma hired Hunter Biden in 2014. Thomas Grove explains how Biden's hire was part of a bigger strategy for the company. Plus, Saudi Arabia is backing former Uber chief Travis Kalanic...

» 'What Happens When A President And Congress Go To War?'
07/11/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
The leaders of the impeachment inquiry in the House have issued subpoenas to several members of the Trump administration—and the White House lawyer has told them not to comply. In our system of checks and balances, what power does Congre...

» Albania's Iranian Guests
07/11/19 07:30 from From Our Own Correspondent
From their base in Albania, some 3,000 Iranian exiles are committed to overthrowing the government of Iran. Linda Pressly finds out how some members of the M.E.K - the Mujahedin-e Khalq – are adapting to life in Europe. Kate Adie introdu...

» Before Facebook Bought WhatsApp It Feared It, Documents Show
07/11/19 06:52 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for November 7th: New documents show that Facebook executives feared WhatsApp before Facebook bought it in 2014 - Parmy Olson breaks down the implications for regulators. Plus, Quentin Webb on why China is embracing U.S.-sty...

» U.S. Collects Record $7 Billion in Tariffs
06/11/19 18:07 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for November 6th: The impeachment inquiry hearings go public next week. As the U.S. and China look to finalize phase one of their trade deal, new numbers show the U.S. collected a record $7 billion in September. Josh Zumbrun...

» Writer Saeed Jones On 'How We Fight For Our Lives'
06/11/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
"It was perilous to be a black gay boy in America," Jones says of the fear and isolation he experienced growing up in Texas in the 1990s. Jones, a former culture editor and LGBTQ editor at BuzzFeed, talks about his search for identity an...

» Can We Govern Ourselves?
06/11/19 13:00 from On The Media
As Americans battle for control of the future of the United States, it seems that we're always going back to founding documents and core principles: relying on them and reinterpreting them, in what seems to be an increasingly arduous eff...

» The College That Said No to Rick Singer
06/11/19 06:51 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for November 6th: When admitted college admissions scheme architect Rick Singer approached Occidental College, it said "no thanks." Jennifer Levitz has more. Plus, Peter Landers on SoftBank's Masayoshi Son admitting to "real...

» Data on SAT-Takers Is Up For Sale - By the College Board
05/11/19 18:07 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for November 5th: The College Board charges students to take the SAT. But they're also making money off of their personal information. Colleges and universities pay for that data. Doug Belkin explains why that's having a big...

» Hearing In A Deafening World
05/11/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
From lawn mowers to rock concerts, our deafening world is hurting our ears. Writer David Owen talks about why it's hard to follow conversation in a loud restaurant, the cause of tinnitus, and breakthroughs in hearing aid technology. His ...

» Shrimp Who Falls Asleep
05/11/19 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Writer Y.B., who we are identifying by her initials for the safety of her family, immigrated from Morelos, Mexico to New York City with her family over two decades ago. Since then, they've been living in Queens as undocumented immigrants...

» Russia Increases Efforts to Shield Hackers from Extradition
05/11/19 06:45 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for November 5th: For months, Moscow has pursued a stepped-up campaign to prevent Russians arrested on criminal hacking charges from being extradited to the U.S. - Dustin Volz explains. Plus, Heather Sommerville on Uber's bi...

» Global Stocks Lag, As U.S. Shares Push Higher
04/11/19 18:04 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for November 4th: All three major U.S. indices ended Monday at new record highs. But global stocks are lagging behind. Amrith Ramkumar has more on what's behind the gap. New York City's police commissioner, James O'Neill, st...

» Musician Allison Moorer Finds Healing In 'Blood'
04/11/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
When Moorer was 14, her father shot and killed her mother and then took his own life. Moorer, a country singer-songwriter, has a new memoir and accompanying album (both entitled 'Blood') about the incident and her road to healing. Moorer...

» Saudi Aramco Launches Long-Awaited IPO
04/11/19 06:54 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for November 4th: Saudi Arabia's state oil giant Aramco formally launched its IPO - Rory Jones has more from Dubai. Plus, Khadeeja Safdar on Under Armour's federal accounting probe, Laura Kusisto on why housing sales have sl...

» #172 - Has Europe Declared War on American Tech Companies?
02/11/19 20:00 from NPR: Intelligence Squared Podcast
Should we look to Europe for the future of big tech regulations? Four leading thinkers in tech, governance, and law debate the state and future of big tech, and whether it's time to impose greater regulations on companies like Amazon, Fa...

» Rugby and Typhoons
02/11/19 09:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
The Rugby World Cup has drawn the attention of the world to Japan for the last six weeks. But the tournament has not been without its difficulties, mostly ones beyond the power of the authorities to control. Rupert Wingfield-Hayes has be...

» Best Of: Prince Memoir Co-Writer Dan Piepenbring / 'Mr. Robot' Creator Sam Esmail
01/11/19 21:00 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Prince died in 2016, leaving behind an unfinished memoir. Dan Piepenbring, his co-writer, recalls what it was like collaborating with the pop music icon. The book is 'The Beautiful Ones.' In college, Sam Esmail shied away from parties an...

» Solid October Jobs Report Caps Off Busy Economic Week
01/11/19 18:07 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for November 1st: Employers added 128,000 new jobs in October, marking the 109th month of sustained growth. Eric Morath has more on the headline numbers, and this week's economic news. Plus, John McCormick has more on one of...

» Remembering Film Producer Robert Evans / Punk Pioneer Viv Albertine
01/11/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Robert Evans ran Paramount Studios from the late '60s to early '70s and brought 'Chinatown,' 'Rosemary's Baby,' and 'The Godfather' to the big screen. He talked about making some of those iconic films with Terry Gross in 1994. Evans died...

» Band-Aid On A Bulletwound
01/11/19 13:00 from On The Media
As wildfires tear through California, our decades-old infrastructure comes back to bite us. On this week’s On the Media, how we can understand this latest climate catastrophe through a metaphor from the computer world. Plus, the on-going...

» White House Backs Off Fuel Emissions Freeze
01/11/19 07:23 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for November 1st: The Trump administration is backing away from a plan to freeze tailpipe-emissions targets for new vehicles through 2025 - Ben Foldy has more. Plus, it's jobs day! Eric Morath has a preview of what to expect...

» House Approves Impeachment Resolution
31/10/19 17:59 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for October 31st: The House has approved a resolution on a framework for the next stages of its impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Siobhan Hughes has the details. Chicago teachers end an 11-day strike. And Pennsylvani...

» The Ukrainian Side Of The Impeachment Drama
31/10/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
'New York Times' reporter Andrew Kramer says impeachment puts Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in a tough spot: "He may be dealing with a President Biden next year, or he may be dealing with President Trump." Also, Ken Tucker revie...

» A Modern Day Evita
31/10/19 08:30 from From Our Own Correspondent
Argentina has elected a new president at a moment of deep economic crisis. Out goes the centre-left, back come the Peronists. Katy Watson reports on a sense of deja vu, with the role of Eva Peron filled this time by Cristina Fernandez de...

» Twitter to Ban Political Ads
31/10/19 07:19 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for October 31st: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says the platform will ban all political ads come November 22nd - Emily Glazer explains why. Plus, Tripp Mickle on Apple's increasing reliance on service revenue, Siobhan Hughes on J...

» Fed Cuts Interest Rates, Signals Pause
30/10/19 18:12 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for October 30th: The Federal Reserve, as expected, has cut rates for a third time this year, but signals a higher bar for future reductions. Kate Davidson has the details. Plus, high winds and dry conditions complicate effo...

» 'Mr. Robot' Creator Sam Esmail
30/10/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
In college, Sam Esmail shied away from parties and instead took refuge in the the computer lab, where he experimented with hacking. He later drew on those experiences to create his USA Network show, 'Mr. Robot,' starring Rami Malek. We'l...

» OTM presents Trump Inc: All the President's Memes
30/10/19 13:00 from On The Media
This week on the OTM pod we feature another episode from Trump Inc.  Read more   about who makes money when a bunch of conspiracy theorists throw a party at Trump's hotel.  Stay up to date with  email updates  about WNYC and ProPublica's...

» Fiat Chrysler, Peugeot Owner in Merger Talks to Create Auto Giant
30/10/19 07:06 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for October 30th: Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot maker PSA Group of France said they were in talks that may lead to a merger that could create a roughly $46 billion trans-Atlantic auto giant. The Wall Street Journal's Nick Kostov...

» General Motors Reports $3 Billion in Lost Earnings Due to Strike
29/10/19 17:58 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for October 29th: A 40-day strike at General Motors factories in the U.S. cost the company nearly $3 billion in lost earnings. Still, the automaker's third-quarter results beat analysts' expectations. Mike Colias has the det...

» The Battle Of 187, Part 3: Thank You, Pete Wilson
29/10/19 17:34 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
The third and final episode of our Prop 187 miniseries in collaboration with the Los Angeles Times. Just one day after the 1994 election, federal and state lawsuits are filed claiming 187 is unconstitutional. And though 187 finally dies ...

» How Living With Tourette's Inspired 'Nothing To See Here'
29/10/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
For novelist Kevin Wilson, Tourette's syndrome means living with intrusive thoughts that flash disturbing images without warning. His novel, 'Nothing to See Here,' was inspired by visions of people bursting into flames. Wilson talks abou...

» The Battle Of 187, Part 2: Save Our State
29/10/19 17:28 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Part two of our Prop 187 miniseries, a collaboration with the Los Angeles Times. In June 1994, 187 gets enough signatures to qualify for the California ballot. Proponents get support for the ballot measure through a new tagline: Save Our...

» The Battle Of 187, Part 1: They Keep Coming
29/10/19 17:21 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Our three-part miniseries about Proposition 187 in collaboration with the Los Angeles Times begins. Host Gustavo Arellano learns how Prop 187 was born 25 years ago, and talks to the pair of Orange County political consultants who helped ...

» Boeing's CEO to Face Tough Questions from Congress
29/10/19 07:21 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for October 29th: Boeing's Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg is set to tell lawmakers the company made mistakes that contributed to two fatal airplane crashes when he faces Congress today. The Wall Street Journal's Andrew Ta...

» AT&T Reaches Truce with Activist Investor on Strategy
28/10/19 18:14 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for October 28th: British lawmakers reject plans for an early election. AT&T reaches a truce with Elliott Management. Corrie Driebusch has the details. And the House schedules a vote on the impeachment inquiry for Thursday. ...

» President Trump Moves to End Post-Cold War Treaty
28/10/19 07:32 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for October 28th: The Trump administration has taken steps toward leaving a nearly three-decade-old agreement designed to reduce the risk of war between Russia and the West, U.S. officials said. The Wall Street Journal's Mic...

» South Africa's political earthquake
26/10/19 08:00 from From Our Own Correspondent
The resignation this week of Mmusi Maimana, the leader of the Democratic Alliance, the main opposition party in South Africa, has exposed deep wounds from the apartheid era. Andrew Harding examines the implications for democracy in the c...

» Best Of: The Life & Music of Janis Joplin / Kathryn Hahn
25/10/19 21:00 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Onstage, Janis Joplin oozed confidence, sexuality and exuberance, but biographer Holly George-Warren describes the singer as a bookworm who worked hard to create her "blues feelin' mama" persona. Her new biography of the '60s countercult...

» Report Faults Boeing, FAA in Fatal Lion Air Crash
25/10/19 18:01 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for October 25th: Shares of PG&E plummet, as wildfires range in California. Akane Otani has more on the market reaction. Plus, GM workers ratify a new contract, ending a 40-day walkout. And Indonesian investigators fault Boe...

» Writer Tom Perrotta On 'Mrs. Fletcher'
25/10/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Mrs. Fletcher tells the story of Eve, a single mother whose only child, Brendan, has left for college. Perrotta says the book was inspired by the upheaval he experienced when his own kids moved out. The novel has been adapted into an HBO...

» When They Come For You
25/10/19 13:00 from On The Media
There’s a growing movement on the left and right for prison reform. On this week’s On the Media, a deep dive into the strange bedfellows coalition working to close prisons down. Also, in speeches, testimony, and leaked audio, Mark Zucker...

» Global News Brexitcast
25/10/19 12:22 from Global News
We team up with the award-winning Brexitcast team to bring you a special update on what Britain leaving the EU means for you. You’ve sent us questions from around the world and Jackie Leonard puts them to the experts from the podcast tha...

» How I Made It: Flor De Toloache
25/10/19 07:30 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
When Mireya Ramos found herself subject to scrutiny and machismo as the only woman mariachi singer in the male-dominated mariachi circles, she decided to do something about it. So she founded Flor De Toloache in 2008, the first all-femal...

» Amazon's Profit Falls as Shipping Costs Rise
25/10/19 06:30 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for October 25th: Amazon's third quarter profit fell 26 percent from a year earlier. The Wall Street Journal's Sebastian Herrera says the company continues to spend heavily in its push to offer Prime customers one-day shippi...

» California Businesses Face Another Round of Blackouts
24/10/19 18:02 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for October 24th: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson calls for snap elections to break the Brexit deadlock. Jason Douglas has more on what comes next. California businesses struggle through another round of blackouts. Jim ...

» Actor Kathryn Hahn
24/10/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Hahn stars in the new HBO series 'Mrs. Fletcher' as a divorced mom grappling with her son going away to college. Hahn is known for her roles in 'Transparent,' 'Parks and Recreation,' 'I Love Dick,' and 'Private Life.' She says her best r...

» The Basketball Row
24/10/19 07:30 from From Our Own Correspondent
The latest row between China and the US revolves not around trade, but around basketball. It all began with a tweet in support of the Hong Kong protesters by the general manager of the Houston Rockets which, as Robin Brant reports, has m...

» Former Trump Official Calls for Canceling Student Debt
24/10/19 06:30 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for October 24: A. Wayne Johnson plans to leave the Trump administration and to call for cancelling most of the nation's outstanding student debt. The Wall Street Journal's Josh Mitchell says it's part of a campaign to run f...

» Boeing's Profit Falls; Zuckerberg Testifies on Capitol Hill
23/10/19 18:07 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for October 23rd: President Trump lifts sanctions on Turkey. Boeing's profits fall by more than half, amid continued grounding of its 737 MAX jets. Doug Cameron has the details. Plus, lawmakers grill Facebook CEO Mark Zucker...

» Mosul & The Fall of ISIS
23/10/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
Journalist James Verini offers a first-hand account of the 2017 battle to drive ISIS from Mosul, the second-largest city in Iraq. The fighting left thousands dead, and the oldest part of the city in ruin: "The west side looked as though ...

» OTM presents: Impeachment Pod, the Taylor Testimony
23/10/19 13:00 from On The Media
This week's OTM pod extra is another episode from the new podcast hosted by WNYC's Brian Lehrer:  Where are we on impeachment today? Yesterday evening, the public got the chance to read the   opening statement   of U.S. emissary to Ukrai...

» Additional Charges in College-Admissions Cheating Scandal
23/10/19 07:00 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. Edition for October 23rd: Eleven parents who prosecutors say were involved in the nationwide college-admissions cheating scheme are now facing additional charges, raising the possibility of more significant prison time if found guil...

» Marshals' Lawlessness
23/10/19 07:00 from NPR: Latino USA Podcast
Latino USA brings you a first-ever look into the sprawling detention system run by the U.S. Marshals. The agency's detention population has ballooned since the Trump administration started criminally prosecuting nearly everyone caught cr...

» Exclusive: SoftBank Takes Control of WeWork
22/10/19 18:06 from Wall Street Journal What's News
P.M. Edition for October 22nd: Britain's Parliament approves Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal - but rejects his timetable. And, a WSJ exclusive: SoftBank is poised to take control of WeWork - and co-founder Adam Neumann could g...

» Covering The Syrian Civil War
22/10/19 17:30 from NPR: Fresh Air Podcast
'Washington Post' Beirut Bureau Chief Liz Sly has covered the Syrian civil war since it began in 2011. She discusses Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. forces and her experience reporting in war zones. "The idea that nothing will happen t...

» PG&E Warns of Potential Second California Blackout
22/10/19 06:57 from Wall Street Journal What's News
A.M. for October 21st: As PG&E warns of a potential second California blackout, the mayor of the state's third-biggest city, San Jose, is proposing something radical: to turn the company into the nation's largest customer-owned utility. ...

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