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 2021-04-12 09:02 

NPR

Corporate Leaders Meet To Discuss Restrictive Voting Measures...

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Yale professor Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, who helped organize a call of more than 100 corporate leaders, to discuss their response to voting bills....

 2021-04-12 09:02 

NPR

In Iraq, Herding Water Buffalo Is Once Again A Growing Industry...

In the marshes of southern Iraq, water buffalos provide a livelihood for people outside the reach of many of the country's problems. There are new efforts intended to boost local agriculture....

 2021-04-12 09:02 

NPR

Many Trump Voters Oppose Vaccine Passports, New Poll Shows...

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to epidemiologist Brian Castrucci of the de Beaumont Foundation about why many conservatives are reluctant to get a coronavirus vaccine, and are against vaccine passports.....

 2021-04-12 09:02 

NPR

Iran Says Blackout At Underground Atomic Facility Is 'Nuclear Terrorism'...

An Iranian nuclear facility was knocked off line Sunday. Iran has blamed Israel, which does not want Washington and Tehran to once again agree to a nuclear pact that would ease sanctions on Iran....

 2021-04-12 09:02 

NPR

Supplies Of COVID-19 Vaccines Vary In Parts Of The U.S....

With more than 3 million vaccinations a day, there are now some areas of the country where supply of COVID-19 vaccines outstrips demand, while other areas are seeing a shortage of shots....

 2021-04-12 09:00 

Washington Times

Danes vaccinate 100,000 people in a day to test system...

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - Denmark's Health Minister declared Monday "the big vaccine day," with 100,000 people to be vaccinated in one day as officials test the system ahead of a June rollout where four times as many people as that will be va...

 2021-04-12 09:00 

WTOP

Danes vaccinate 100,000 people in a day to test system...

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark's Health Minister declared Monday "the big vaccine day," with 100,000 people to be vaccinated in......

 2021-04-12 09:00 

Washington Free Beacon

Hours After Mass Shooting, Philly DA Downplayed Crime Spike to Liberal Celebrities...

Hours after eight people were shot in broad daylight outside a Philadelphia train station, the city's top law enforcement official downplayed a historic violent crime surge during a $1,000-a-head reelection fundraiser with Hollywood and Democratic VIP...

 2021-04-12 09:00 

Washington Post

D.C.-area forecast: Cooler this week with a chance of showers on most days...

Highs are mostly in the 60s....

 2021-04-12 09:00 

Washington Post

Silver lining: Pandemic triggers booms in D.C. region's biotech, data center industries...

Montgomery, Loudoun and Prince William counties welcome billions of dollars in investments....

 2021-04-12 09:00 

Washington Post

As Singapore ages, single women pay the price of caring for elderly parents...

Many give up careers to become carers — and face financial strain from escalating costs....

 2021-04-12 09:00 

NPR

Nathaniel Rateliff: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert...

The Americana star performs a Tiny Desk from an empty Mercury Caf in Denver....

 2021-04-12 09:00 

NPR

John Boehner On The 'Noisemakers' Of The Republican Party...

Boehner was the Republican speaker of the House during much of the Obama presidency. His new memoir recounts his time leading House Republicans — even if that meant doing things he personally opposed....

 2021-04-12 09:00 

NPR

Can America's 'Civil Religion' Still Unite The Country?...

America's diversity means it is not defined by a single ancestry or faith tradition. Americans may nevertheless unite behind a...

 2021-04-12 09:00 

NPR

COMIC: How Your State Wins Or Loses Political Power Through The Census...

How much say your state has in Congress and the Electoral College is determined through a little-known, once-a-decade process based on the census....

 2021-04-12 09:00 

NPR

MLB's Move Out Of Georgia Is The Latest In A Line Of Political Boycotts...

Today's boycotts aren't coming out of nowhere. Here's a look at some prominent examples in history and how boycotts got started....

 2021-04-12 08:59 

US News & World Report

World Shares, US Futures Decline on Vaccine, Virus Worries...

World shares started the week off with losses, as investors grew wary over the recent surge in coronavirus cases in many places while vaccinations are making scant headway....

 2021-04-12 08:59 

VOA

Brazil Still Reeling from COVID With Slow Vaccination Campaign...

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 and deaths remain high in Brazil as the country's campaign to vaccinate against the disease stumbles.According to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, Brazil recorded more than 70,000 new cases of the virus in the...

 2021-04-12 08:57 

WTOP

Minnesota moviliza la Guardia Nacional ante protestas por la muerte de un hombre en un incidente con la polica...

(CNN) — La Guardia Nacional de Minnesota fue desplegada en la localidad de Brooklyn Center ante multitudinarias protestas por la......

 2021-04-12 08:49 

US News & World Report

Yemen's Houthis Say Attacked Saudi Aramco Refineries in Jeddah and Jubail; No Saudi Confirmation...

DUBAI (Reuters) - Yemen's Houthi movement said on Monday it had fired 17 drones at Saudi targets, including 10 launched towards Saudi Aramco......

 2021-04-12 08:48 

Washington Times

Pakistan's iconic human rights defender I.A. Rehman dies...

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) - An iconic Pakistani human rights defender and journalist I.A. Rehman has died in the eastern city of Lahore after a brief illness, his family and friends said Monday. Rehman was 90. He spent his life defending human rights, opposin...

 2021-04-12 08:48 

US News & World Report

Pakistan's Iconic Human Rights Defender I.A. Rehman Dies...

An iconic Pakistani human rights defender and former editor has died in the eastern city of Lahore after a brief illness....

 2021-04-12 08:48 

WTOP

Pakistan's iconic human rights defender I.A. Rehman dies...

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — An iconic Pakistani human rights defender and journalist I.A. Rehman has died in the eastern city......

 2021-04-12 08:46 

Washington Times

Russia: Feminist activist on trial on pornography charges...

MOSCOW (AP) - A Russian court on Monday opened the trial of a feminist activist and artist charged with disseminating pornography after she shared artwork depicting female anatomy online - a case in line with the Kremlin's conservative stance promotin...

 2021-04-12 08:42 

US News & World Report

Former Danish Prime Minister Rasmussen to Form New Party...

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark's former prime minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen plans to form a new political party to connect left and right wings......

 2021-04-12 08:21 

VOA

Las Vegas Pushes to Become First City to Ban Ornamental Grass...

A desert city built on a reputation for excess and indulgence wants to become a model for restraint and conservation with a first-in-the-nation policy banning grass that nobody walks on.Las Vegas-area water officials have spent two decades trying to get p...

 2021-04-12 08:14 

Washington Times

New State Library and Archives to host opening ceremony...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee State Library and Archives will host a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its new 165,000 square foot building. According to a news release, former U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, Gov. Bill Lee, former Gov...

 2021-04-12 08:14 

US News & World Report

New State Library and Archives to Host Opening Ceremony...

The Tennessee State Library and Archives will host a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its new 165,000 square foot building....

 2021-04-12 08:11 

Washington Times

Tennessee offering free online courses amid pandemic...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee labor officials are continuing to offer free online courses to help people without work during the COVID-19 pandemic advance their skills. The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development says the Coursera Work...

 2021-04-12 08:11 

US News & World Report

Tennessee Offering Free Online Courses Amid Pandemic...

Tennessee labor officials are continuing to offer free online courses to help people without work during the COVID-19 pandemic advance their skills....

 2021-04-12 08:07 

US News & World Report

Czech COVID-19 Daily Tally Lowest Since September as Pupils Return to Classroom...

PRAGUE (Reuters) - The Czech Republic reported its lowest daily tally of new COVID-19 cases since September on Monday, the same day a six-month......

 2021-04-12 08:06 

WTOP

Iran blames Israel for sabotage at Natanz nuclear site...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran on Monday blamed Israel for a sabotage attack on its underground Natanz nuclear......

 2021-04-12 08:06 

US News & World Report

Iran Has Identified Person Who Caused Power Outage at Natanz Nuclear Site - Report...

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Monday it had identified the person who disrupted flow of power at the Natanz nuclear facility that led to......

 2021-04-12 08:06 

Washington Times

New wildlife management area opens in eastern Kentucky...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A new wildlife management area has opened in eastern Kentucky. The Ross Creek Wildlife Management Area spans nearly 1,000 acres (405 hectares) across a bend in the Kentucky River near Lock and Dam 13 in Estill and Lee counties, the D...

 2021-04-12 08:06 

US News & World Report

New Wildlife Management Area Opens in Eastern Kentucky...

A new wildlife management area has opened in eastern Kentucky....

 2021-04-12 08:02 

Washington Times

Huge gatherings at India's Hindu festival as virus surges...

NEW DELHI (AP) - Tens of thousands of Hindu devotees gathered by the Ganges River for special prayers Monday, many of them flouting social distancing practices as the coronavirus spreads in India with record speed. The Kumbh Mela, or pitcher festival, is ...

 2021-04-12 08:02 

US News & World Report

Huge Gatherings at India's Hindu Festival as Virus Surges...

Tens of thousands of Hindu devotees gathered by the Ganges River for special prayers, many of them flouting social distancing practices as the coronavirus spreads in India with record speed....

 2021-04-12 08:02 

WTOP

Huge gatherings at India's Hindu festival as virus surges...

NEW DELHI (AP) — Tens of thousands of Hindu devotees gathered by the Ganges River for special prayers Monday, many......

 2021-04-12 08:02 

Washington Times

Marshall to hold summer conference for high school teachers...

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - Marshall University will host a free online summer conference for high school STEM teachers. The Department of Computer Sciences and Electrical Engineering will host the conference June 14-18 for teachers in science, technology, e...

 2021-04-12 08:02 

US News & World Report

Marshall to Hold Summer Conference for High School Teachers...

Marshall University will host a free online summer conference for high school STEM teachers....

 2021-04-12 08:00 

Reason.com

Brickbat: Nice Work if You Can Get It...

Two days a week, for almost two months, Ken Robison Sr., visited multiple massage parlors in Horry County, South Carolina, and tried to obtain sex in exchange for money. According to the meticulous notes he kept, Robison, a private investigator, often suc...

 2021-04-12 08:00 

NPR

Debating When The 'Age Of Humans' Began...

Humans have changed the Earth in such profound ways that scientists say we have entered a new geological period: the Anthropocene Epoch....

 2021-04-12 08:00 

Gallup News

Fewer in U.S. Say Government Environmental Action Lacking...

A slightly diminished 56% majority of Americans, compared with a year ago, think the U.S. government is doing too little to protect the environment, while 15% say it is doing too much and 29% think its actions are about right....

 2021-04-12 07:58 

US News & World Report

Ukraine's Zelenskiy, Amid Tensions, Asked to Speak With Putin, but No Reply Yet: Spokeswoman...

KYIV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has requested talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the escalating......

 2021-04-12 07:53 

US News & World Report

Myanmar's Detained Suu Kyi Asks Court to Meet Her Lawyers...

(Reuters) - The leader of Myanmar's ousted government, Aung San Suu Kyi, asked a court on Monday to be allowed to meet her lawyers in person as she......

 2021-04-12 07:52 

VOA

US Congressional Committee to Consider Reparations Bill...

A U.S. House of Representatives committee is due to consider Wednesday a bill to create a commission to study the history of slavery in the United States and recommend "appropriate remedies."Lawmakers have for decades introduced legislation to exa...

 2021-04-12 07:35 

Washington Times

AP PHOTOS: From Moscow to Pacific, Russia glorifies Gagarin...

MOSCOW (AP) - From a giant statue towering over Moscow to a more modest monument on the Sakhalin Island in the Pacific Ocean, dozens of memorials across Russia commemorate Yuri Gagarin, the cosmonaut who became the first person in space 60 years ago. Gaga...

 2021-04-12 07:35 

WTOP

AP PHOTOS: From Moscow to Pacific, Russia glorifies Gagarin...

MOSCOW (AP) — From a giant statue towering over Moscow to a more modest monument on the Sakhalin Island in......

 2021-04-12 07:34 

Washington Times

Cyclone damages Australian towns and cuts power to 31,500...

PERTH, Australia (AP) - A destructive cyclone damaged several towns on Australia's western coast, shattering windows, snapping trees and knocking out power. Tropical Cyclone Seroja crossed the Western Australia state coast south of the tourist town of...

 2021-04-12 07:34 

WTOP

Cyclone damages Australian towns and cuts power to 31,500...

PERTH, Australia (AP) — A destructive cyclone damaged several towns on Australia's western coast, shattering windows, snapping trees and knocking......

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