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 2021-02-25 22:46 

NPR

The Challenge To Stop The Next Outbreak Of Homegrown, Extremist Violence In The U.S....

Just because the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump is done, it doesn't mean the story of what happened on Jan. 6 at the U.S. Capitol is over.House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants to set up a commission, similar to the one created af...

 2021-02-25 22:40 

NPR

Rapper Mac Phipps, After 20 Years In Prison, Is One Step Closer To Freedom...

In 2001, a rising No Limit Records artist was sentenced to 30 years for a crime he maintains he didn't commit. The hosts of Louder Than A Riot explain how a new development could spell early release....

 2021-02-25 22:38 

Radio France International

Facebook restores news for Australian users after media bargaining deal...

Facebook on Friday restored access to news for its Australian users after reaching agreement with the government on a landmark law requiring it and other tech firms to pay for journalistic content.The Facebook pages of Australian news outlets were able to...

 2021-02-25 22:31 

Radio New Zealand

Auckland's three-day lockdown cost retailers $44 million...

New figures show last week's level 3 lockdown cost Auckland and Northland retailers $44 million in lost earnings....

 2021-02-25 22:28 

Radio France International

Brazil's Covid-19 death toll passes 250,000: health ministry...

Brazil's death toll from Covid-19 surpassed a quarter-million Thursday, a year after the first case was confirmed in the country, which is struggling with vaccine shortages and a devastating second wave.The new coronavirus has now killed 251,498 peopl...

 2021-02-25 22:28 

NPR

Former USA Gymnastics Coach Charged With 2 Dozen Criminal Charges, Dies By Suicide...

Former USA Gymnastics and Olympic coach John Geddert died by suicide on Thursday, just hours after Michigan's Attorney General charged him with sexual assault and human trafficking....

 2021-02-25 22:26 

Radio France International

Arsenal, Man Utd, Rangers into Europa League last 16 as Leicester exit...

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice including a late winner as Arsenal qualified for the last 16 of the Europa League on Thursday with a 3-2 victory over Benfica in Greece, while Manchester United and Rangers cruised through to the next round.The Gabon...

 2021-02-25 22:22 

Radio France International

Libya's new PM outlines 'vision' of his government...

Libya's prime minister-designate Abdul Hamid Dbeibah on Thursday said he had submitted a "vision" for an interim government, as he seeks to lead the North African nation to elections in December.Dbeibah was selected early this month in a UN-sp...

 2021-02-25 22:16 

Radio France International

Swiss orchestra's pandemic performances hit right note...

With Swiss concert halls shut due to the coronavirus crisis, musicians from one orchestra have taken a unique approach to lifting the spirits of the nation's music loversInstead of playing to their usual packed houses, the musicians have taken to perf...

 2021-02-25 22:16 

NPR

2021: The Year Of The Recovery?...

2020 was a horrific year for the economy. We're hoping 2021 will be better, but will it? We discuss 3 indicators that suggest this year is shaping up to be better than last year....

 2021-02-25 22:06 

Radio New Zealand

Claims of police softness 'completely wrong', commissioner says...

Police Commissioner Andrew Coster says attacks on police by National MP Simon Bridges have no factual basis....

 2021-02-25 22:03 

WTOP

Brazil death toll tops 250,000, virus still running rampant...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's COVID-19 death toll, which surpassed 250,000 on Thursday, is the world's second-highest for the......

 2021-02-25 22:02 

Radio New Zealand

Steel & Tube posts $4.3m half year net profit...

The steel and manufacturing company Steel & Tube is back in the black after last year's hefty loss....

 2021-02-25 22:01 

Radio New Zealand

Grant Robertson defends telling Reserve Bank to consider housing in its policy decisions...

The Finance Minister says the government needs to use all the economic tools available to try to control escalating house prices....

 2021-02-25 21:59 

Federal News Network

Thursday's Transactions...

ATLANTA BRAVES — Traded INF Jack Mayfield to Los Angeles Angels for undisclosed amount. WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Agreed to terms with RHP Jeremy Jeffress on a minor league contract. DENVER BRONCOS —......

 2021-02-25 21:57 

WTOP

Europa League Glance...

All Times EST (Home teams listed first) SECOND ROUND First leg Thursday, Feb. 18 Antwerp (Belgium) 3, Glasgow Rangers (Scotland)......

 2021-02-25 21:57 

Federal News Network

Europa League Glance...

Antwerp (Belgium) 3, Glasgow Rangers (Scotland) 4 Benfica (Portugal) 1, Arsenal (England) 1 Braga (Portugal) 0, Roma (Italy) 2 Dynamo Kiev (Ukraine) 1, Club Brugge (Belgium) 1 Granada (Spain) 2......

 2021-02-25 21:56 

WTOP

Titans waive WR Adam Humphries with 2 years left on his deal...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have waived wide receiver Adam Humphries after he played only 19 games over......

 2021-02-25 21:56 

Federal News Network

Titans waive WR Adam Humphries with 2 years left on his deal...

The Tennessee Titans have waived wide receiver Adam Humphries after he played only 19 games over the past two seasons......

 2021-02-25 21:56 

WTOP

Florida hopes to get handle on turnovers as postseason nears...

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's increased speed has come with increased sloppiness. The Gators are on pace to finish with......

 2021-02-25 21:56 

Federal News Network

Florida hopes to get handle on turnovers as postseason nears...

Florida's increased speed has come with increased sloppiness......

 2021-02-25 21:56 

Federal News Network

Buffalo 85, Cent. Michigan 73...

Bissainthe 6-11 1-1 15, Muhammad 3-4 0-0 6, Beachler 4-6 1-2 12, Huffman 10-22 3-4 24, Murray 4-10 0-0 9, Mitchell 2-5 3-4 7, Hodgson 0-0 0-0 0, Weekly-McDaniels 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 29-58 8-11 73....

 2021-02-25 21:49 

WTOP

EU targets Venezuela envoy in tit-for-tat expulsions...

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union retaliated against Venezuela on Thursday, declaring the head of the country's delegation to the......

 2021-02-25 21:49 

Federal News Network

EU targets Venezuela envoy in tit-for-tat expulsions...

The European Union is retaliating against Venezuela by declaring the head of the country's delegation to the 27-nation bloc "persona non grata," a day after the South American nation expelled the head......

 2021-02-25 21:46 

WTOP

Agency permanently bans fracking near Delaware River...

A regulatory agency that's responsible for the water supply of more than 13 million people in four Northeastern states voted......

 2021-02-25 21:46 

Federal News Network

Ohio is first state to sue Census Bureau over delay in data...

Ohio is the first state to challenge the U.S. Census Bureau's decision to push back the release of 2020 census figures so more time can be spent on fixing any inaccuracies in the data......

 2021-02-25 21:46 

NPR

CDC Says Physical Distancing Is Not Enough To Stop The Spread Of Coronavirus In Gyms...

Gyms may be a particularly risky place for getting the coronavirus. A pair of CDC studies show many people got the virus during indoor fitness classes despite social distancing and capacity rules....

 2021-02-25 21:46 

NPR

How The Legal System Can Better Address A Rise In Domestic Violence Amid The Pandemic...

Experts predict domestic violence reports will grow amid the pandemic. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Leigh Goodmark of the Gender Violence Clinic at the University of Maryland about these conditions....

 2021-02-25 21:46 

NPR

VP Harris Holds Event In Washington, D.C., Pharmacy To Get More Vaccines In Arms...

Vice President Harris went to a grocery store pharmacy Thursday to see first-hand the challenge of getting more vaccines into arms....

 2021-02-25 21:46 

NPR

Colombian President Ivn Duque Mrquez Praised for Welcoming Venezuelan Migrants...

More than 5 million Venezuelans have fled their country, many of them to neighboring Colombia, whose president is winning praise for his open-door policy toward Venezuelans....

 2021-02-25 21:44 

WTOP

House votes to expand legal safeguards for LGBTQ people...

The Democratic-led House is poised to pass a bill that would enshrine LGBTQ protections in the nation's labor and civil rights laws, a top priority of President Joe Biden, though the legislation faces an uphill battle in the Senate....

 2021-02-25 21:42 

Radio France International

Facebook launches PR campaign to defend targeted ads in spat with Apple...

Facebook is not backing down in its fight with Apple over a new privacy feature that could curb tracking needed for the social network's targeted ads, launching a major media campaign to defend a practice that is a big revenue generator.The "Good ...

 2021-02-25 21:41 

Radio New Zealand

White Ferns vs England...

New Zealand take on England at Dunedin's University Oval in the second One Day International between the two sides. Follow live updates here....

 2021-02-25 21:39 

WTOP

Video shows police pulling people from fiery Georgia crash...

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Police officers in Georgia pulled two people from a fiery wreck in a dramatic scene captured......

 2021-02-25 21:39 

Federal News Network

Video shows police pulling people from fiery Georgia crash...

Police officers in Georgia pulled two people from a fiery wreck in a dramatic scene captured on body-camera video......

 2021-02-25 21:39 

NPR

Stanford-Educated Software Engineer Develops App To Combat Online Abuse...

In part because of her own experience of online harassment, software engineer Tracy Chou launched Block Party, an anti-harassment startup that aims to help people feel safer on social media....

 2021-02-25 21:39 

NPR

State And Local Governments Argue Over Whether Relief Money Is Too Much Or Too Little...

President Biden's economic rescue bill includes $350 billion in aid to state and local governments. While state finances have fared better than predicted, local governments may be less stable....

 2021-02-25 21:35 

WCBS Newsradio 880

Coronavirus Dr. Fauci to address 'long-haul' COVID symptoms like 'brain fog' in new initiative...

The U.S. government is launching a nationwide initiative studying COVID-19 patients who continue to have long-term symptoms even months after recovery, Dr. Anthony Fauci announced during a White House briefing....

 2021-02-25 21:32 

NPR

Israel Begins Phased Reopening To Citizens With Proof Of 2 COVID-19 Shots...

Israel has vaccinated more of its population than any other country and this week it started opening places like gyms and the theater to people with both shots — but they have to prove it....

 2021-02-25 21:32 

NPR

Japan Faces Dilemma On Decision To Get Involved With The Coup In Myanmar...

Japan is engaged in behind-the-scenes diplomacy to roll back the coup in Myanmar. But it faces a dilemma between values-based foreign policy and protecting its economic and geopolitical interests....

 2021-02-25 21:30 

Herman Cain

Woman Survives After Being Trapped for 10 Hours Beneath Snowy Awning...

On Monday around noon, a 50-year-old woman was in her backyard, shoveling snow, in the Chicago suburb of Schiller Park, Illinois. Without any sort of warning, the awning extending from the home came crashing down, pinning her legs and trapping her. Severa...

 2021-02-25 21:28 

Radio France International

Biden says US Covid vaccinations 'weeks ahead of schedule'...

President Joe Biden on Thursday celebrated 50 million Covid-19 vaccines administered since he took office, saying the rollout is "weeks ahead of schedule," but warning Americans to keep masking up.Biden came into office promising 100 million shots...

 2021-02-25 21:28 

VOA

French Prime Minister: 20 Regions Under 'Reinforced Surveillance' for COVID-19...

French Prime Minister Jean Castex announced Thursday that 20 French regions or departments, including Paris and surrounding areas, will be under...

 2021-02-25 21:26 

Federal News Network

Improving SES diversity takes work from leaders as well as lower ranks...

Senior executives are in key positions to improve federal workforce diversity but the numbers have not been encouraging....

 2021-02-25 21:25 

Federal News Network

Kremlin critic Navalny sent to prison outside Moscow...

A lawyer for Russia's opposition leader says Alexei Navalny has been sent to serve his sentence to a prison outside Moscow......

 2021-02-25 21:25 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Contradicting Details Emerge In Congressional Probes Into Jan. 6 Capitol Insurrection...

The acting chief of the U.S. Capitol Police testified that the intelligence about the threat on Jan. 6 was not relayed and that the former chief pressed for help from the National Guard....

 2021-02-25 21:25 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Advocates Call For Updated Power Infrastructure In Light Of Weather-Related Outages...

The Texas blackout is a reminder that climate-driven extreme weather stresses the U.S.'s power system in many ways. Much is needed to harden the grid for the future as the number of outages increase....

 2021-02-25 21:25 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Glass Two-Thirds Empty Or One-Third Full? Biden Adviser Speaks On COVID-19 Messaging...

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Dr. Celine Gounder, who was on the Biden administration's COVID-19 Advisory Board, on whether messaging should highlight hope or emphasize caution in the road ahead....

 2021-02-25 21:25 

NPR

Advocates Call For Updated Power Infrastructure In Light Of Weather-Related Outages...

The Texas blackout is a reminder that climate-driven extreme weather stresses the U.S.'s power system in many ways. Much is needed to harden the grid for the future as the number of outages increase....

 2021-02-25 21:25 

NPR

Contradicting Details Emerge In Congressional Probes Into Jan. 6 Capitol Insurrection...

The acting chief of the U.S. Capitol Police testified that the intelligence about the threat on Jan. 6 was not relayed and that the former chief pressed for help from the National Guard....

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