The Sunday Story: A Song for Grief in China 31 March 2024 00:39:16
In China, a man has been playing the piano outdoors, often in places of great sadness—the epicenter of an earthquake, a dam that submerged villages, a street emptied during a COVID lockdown.He plays just one song: "Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence," by the late composer Ryuichi Sakamoto.In the fall of 2...
The Sunday Story: A Song for Grief in China
In China, a man has been playing the piano outdoors, often in places of great sadness—the epicenter of an earthquake, a dam that submerged villages, a street emptied during a COVID lockdown.He plays just one song: "Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence," by the late composer Ryuichi Sakamoto.In the fall of 2...
Baltimore Automaker Solutions, EU Farmer Protests, Cocoa Prices Go Up 30 March 2024 00:13:46
Some car companies are looking for workarounds to get their vehicles from ships to dealers after the Baltimore bridge collapse. Demonstrations turn violent in Europe as farmers protest European Union environmental policies and cheap Ukrainian imports. Chocolate lovers will have to pay more for treat...
Baltimore Automaker Solutions, EU Farmer Protests, Cocoa Prices Go Up
Some car companies are looking for workarounds to get their vehicles from ships to dealers after the Baltimore bridge collapse. Demonstrations turn violent in Europe as farmers protest European Union environmental policies and cheap Ukrainian imports. Chocolate lovers will have to pay more for treat...
Presidential Money Race, Clearing The Key Bridge, Moscow Investigation's Torture 29 March 2024 00:12:54
If you paid enough money Thursday night, you could get your picture taken with three presidents — all at once. Reopening the Port of Baltimore will be a Herculean effort, as crews must clear six million pounds of steel out of the Patapsco River. And Russia's government isn't trying to hide that the ...
Presidential Money Race, Clearing The Key Bridge, Moscow Investigation's Torture
If you paid enough money Thursday night, you could get your picture taken with three presidents — all at once. Reopening the Port of Baltimore will be a Herculean effort, as crews must clear six million pounds of steel out of the Patapsco River. And Russia's government isn't trying to hide that the ...
Bridge Collapse Probe, Bankman-Fried Sentencing, Disney-DeSantis Truce 28 March 2024 00:14:06
We now have an initial timeline — minute by minute — of how a massive cargo ship came to crash into Baltimore's Francis Scott Key Bridge. Sam Bankman-Fried, the Crypto Wunderkind convicted of fraud, will be sentenced Thursday to a prison term that could last decades. And the Walt Disney Company and ...
Bridge Collapse Probe, Bankman-Fried Sentencing, Disney-DeSantis Truce
We now have an initial timeline — minute by minute — of how a massive cargo ship came to crash into Baltimore's Francis Scott Key Bridge. Sam Bankman-Fried, the Crypto Wunderkind convicted of fraud, will be sentenced Thursday to a prison term that could last decades. And the Walt Disney Company and ...
Baltimore Bridge Investigation, Gaza Aid Issues, NBC Drops McDaniel 27 March 2024 00:13:46
At the site of Baltimore's Key Bridge, rescue efforts have turned to recovery. In Gaza, families are so desperate for food that 12 people drowned trying to retrieve airdropped aid boxes from the sea. And after a newsroom revolt at NBC, the network has ousted its newest contributor, former RNC Chair ...
Baltimore Bridge Investigation, Gaza Aid Issues, NBC Drops McDaniel
At the site of Baltimore's Key Bridge, rescue efforts have turned to recovery. In Gaza, families are so desperate for food that 12 people drowned trying to retrieve airdropped aid boxes from the sea. And after a newsroom revolt at NBC, the network has ousted its newest contributor, former RNC Chair ...
Baltimore Bridge Collapse, U.S.-Israel Rift, SCOTUS Abortion Pill Case 26 March 2024 00:13:01
A one-and-a-half mile bridge in Baltimore has collapsed a large container ship crashed into it and caught fire, with several vehicles falling into the waters below. Israel has canceled a high-level delegation to Washington, after the U.S. declined to block a United Nations resolution for a ceasefir...
Baltimore Bridge Collapse, U.S.-Israel Rift, SCOTUS Abortion Pill Case
A one-and-a-half mile bridge in Baltimore has collapsed a large container ship crashed into it and caught fire, with several vehicles falling into the waters below. Israel has canceled a high-level delegation to Washington, after the U.S. declined to block a United Nations resolution for a ceasefir...
Middle East Latest, Moscow After Attack, Trump's Legal Battles 25 March 2024 00:13:04
Israel's Defense Minister is in the U.S. today at a moment of tension between the two allies. An offshoot of the Islamic State claims responsibility for Friday's mass shooting in Moscow, while Russian authorities point instead to Ukraine. And two of Donald Trump's legal battles collide today — one c...
Middle East Latest, Moscow After Attack, Trump's Legal Battles
Israel's Defense Minister is in the U.S. today at a moment of tension between the two allies. An offshoot of the Islamic State claims responsibility for Friday's mass shooting in Moscow, while Russian authorities point instead to Ukraine. And two of Donald Trump's legal battles collide today — one c...
The Sunday Story: Answering Your Questions About Electric Vehicles 24 March 2024 00:31:26
This week the EPA released new rules for vehicle emissions, which will push the auto industry to speed up the transition to electric vehicles. It's expected that electric vehicles will make up over 50% of new cars by 2032. For now EVs account for less than 10% of vehicle sales and drivers still have...
The Sunday Story: Answering Your Questions About Electric Vehicles
This week the EPA released new rules for vehicle emissions, which will push the auto industry to speed up the transition to electric vehicles. It's expected that electric vehicles will make up over 50% of new cars by 2032. For now EVs account for less than 10% of vehicle sales and drivers still have...
Moscow Attack, Trouble for Speaker Johnson, Princess of Wales' Cancer 23 March 2024 00:14:34
Russian authorities say they've arrested several people responsible for the attack at a large concert venue on the Moscow outskirts, where more than 100 people were killed. House Speaker Mike Johnson passes spending bills with the help of Democrats, and now some Republicans are threatening his job. ...
Moscow Attack, Trouble for Speaker Johnson, Princess of Wales' Cancer
Russian authorities say they've arrested several people responsible for the attack at a large concert venue on the Moscow outskirts, where more than 100 people were killed. House Speaker Mike Johnson passes spending bills with the help of Democrats, and now some Republicans are threatening his job. ...
Blinken In Israel, Truth Social Listing, Apple Antitrust Suit 22 March 2024 00:12:23
Secretary of State Tony Blinken visits Israel as Gaza braces for famine. Donald Trump is ready to take Truth Social public — and it's not just his diehard supporters who want to buy stock. And the Justice Department hits Apple with an antitrust lawsuit for monopolizing the smartphone market.Want mor...
Blinken In Israel, Truth Social Listing, Apple Antitrust Suit
Secretary of State Tony Blinken visits Israel as Gaza braces for famine. Donald Trump is ready to take Truth Social public — and it's not just his diehard supporters who want to buy stock. And the Justice Department hits Apple with an antitrust lawsuit for monopolizing the smartphone market.Want mor...
Auto Emissions Rules, Alabama DEI Law, Reddit Goes Public 21 March 2024 00:13:07
The Biden administration gives electric vehicles a jolt — with new EPA rules that aim to make two-thirds of new cars, trucks and SUVs electric or hybrid by 2032. Alabama follows other conservative states by banning public schools and universities from spending money on diversity, equity, and inclusi...
Auto Emissions Rules, Alabama DEI Law, Reddit Goes Public
The Biden administration gives electric vehicles a jolt — with new EPA rules that aim to make two-thirds of new cars, trucks and SUVs electric or hybrid by 2032. Alabama follows other conservative states by banning public schools and universities from spending money on diversity, equity, and inclusi...
Texas Border Law, Mississippi Cops Sentenced, Ohio Senate Primary 20 March 2024 00:12:39
Migrants in Texas are waking up to a new day of anxiety after a whirlwind of court orders about a controversial immigration enforcement law. Six former Mississippi police officers who pleaded guilty to torturing two Black men are being sentenced this week in federal court. And Ohio Republicans nomin...
Texas Border Law, Mississippi Cops Sentenced, Ohio Senate Primary
Migrants in Texas are waking up to a new day of anxiety after a whirlwind of court orders about a controversial immigration enforcement law. Six former Mississippi police officers who pleaded guilty to torturing two Black men are being sentenced this week in federal court. And Ohio Republicans nomin...
Gaza Famine, Louisiana Abortion Ban, Another Primary Day 19 March 2024 00:13:12
The United Nations says famine is imminent in Northern Gaza. In one state that has banned abortion, maternal health care now looks very different. And it's Primary Day in five more states — including Arizona, one of a handful of states likely to decide the election this fall.Want more comprehensive ...
Gaza Famine, Louisiana Abortion Ban, Another Primary Day
The United Nations says famine is imminent in Northern Gaza. In one state that has banned abortion, maternal health care now looks very different. And it's Primary Day in five more states — including Arizona, one of a handful of states likely to decide the election this fall.Want more comprehensive ...
Russia's Election Results, Trump's Campaign Rhetoric, Harris On The Trail 18 March 2024 00:12:50
An outcome never in doubt: Russia's electoral commission says Vladimir Putin has won yet another term as president. Donald Trump once again defends the January 6th protesters who stormed the Capitol. And two voter concerns about Vice President Kamala Harris as she campaigns for President Biden: his ...
Russia's Election Results, Trump's Campaign Rhetoric, Harris On The Trail
An outcome never in doubt: Russia's electoral commission says Vladimir Putin has won yet another term as president. Donald Trump once again defends the January 6th protesters who stormed the Capitol. And two voter concerns about Vice President Kamala Harris as she campaigns for President Biden: his ...
The Sunday Story: Losing the Gaza They Knew 17 March 2024 00:31:57
The Israeli government currently prohibits foreign journalists from entering Gaza. NPR's Leila Fadel found another way of reporting from inside the territory.This week on The Sunday Story, we bring you an episode from NPR's Embedded podcast. Fadel speaks with host Kelly McEvers about voice memos she...
The Sunday Story: Losing the Gaza They Knew
The Israeli government currently prohibits foreign journalists from entering Gaza. NPR's Leila Fadel found another way of reporting from inside the territory.This week on The Sunday Story, we bring you an episode from NPR's Embedded podcast. Fadel speaks with host Kelly McEvers about voice memos she...
Haiti Instability, Fani Willis Stays on the Case, Israel Plans For Rafah Invasion 16 March 2024 00:14:40
Haitians wait for the arrival of a peacekeeping force from Kenya, as violence continues there. After a judge's ruling in Georgia, District Attorney Fani Willis remains on the election interference case against former President Donald Trump. The judge said either she or the special prosecutor with wh...
Haiti Instability, Fani Willis Stays on the Case, Israel Plans For Rafah Invasion
Haitians wait for the arrival of a peacekeeping force from Kenya, as violence continues there. After a judge's ruling in Georgia, District Attorney Fani Willis remains on the election interference case against former President Donald Trump. The judge said either she or the special prosecutor with wh...
Russian Elections, View From Haiti, Chicago Migrant Evictions 15 March 2024 00:12:50
In Russia, nothing happens without some intrigue — even a presidential election in which Vladimir Putin is a near-lock to win a fifth term. We get a first-hand glimpse of the chaos in Haiti, as our correspondent finally makes it across the border. And Chicago pulls an about-face — from welcoming mig...
Russian Elections, View From Haiti, Chicago Migrant Evictions
In Russia, nothing happens without some intrigue — even a presidential election in which Vladimir Putin is a near-lock to win a fifth term. We get a first-hand glimpse of the chaos in Haiti, as our correspondent finally makes it across the border. And Chicago pulls an about-face — from welcoming mig...
Haiti Governance, EU AI Bill, Third Party Bids 14 March 2024 00:12:44
Many Haitians are troubled by an international plan to impose a transitional government. European Union lawmakers have approved the world's first comprehensive regulations on artificial intelligence. And as we barrel toward a presidential election with two unpopular candidates, third-party bids are ...
Haiti Governance, EU AI Bill, Third Party Bids
Many Haitians are troubled by an international plan to impose a transitional government. European Union lawmakers have approved the world's first comprehensive regulations on artificial intelligence. And as we barrel toward a presidential election with two unpopular candidates, third-party bids are ...
House Weighs TikTok Bill, Non-Citizen Voting Myths, Gaza Aid By Sea 13 March 2024 00:13:06
A House vote today takes aim at TikTok — and its Chinese parent company. Conspiracy theories about noncitizens voting are back this election year, and they're taking even deeper hold with many Republicans. And with Israel blocking most aid shipments to Gaza by land, aid groups are turning to the sea...
House Weighs TikTok Bill, Non-Citizen Voting Myths, Gaza Aid By Sea
A House vote today takes aim at TikTok — and its Chinese parent company. Conspiracy theories about noncitizens voting are back this election year, and they're taking even deeper hold with many Republicans. And with Israel blocking most aid shipments to Gaza by land, aid groups are turning to the sea...
Haiti's Prime Minister To Resign, Georgia Primary Day, February Inflation 12 March 2024 00:12:35
Haiti's armed gangs have gotten their wish: The prime Minister says he plans to resign. On this primary day in Georgia, we hear from a Democrat skeptical about Joe Biden and a Republican fed up with Donald Trump. And a temperature check on inflation, as gas prices begin their usual spring surge.Want...
Haiti's Prime Minister To Resign, Georgia Primary Day, February Inflation
Haiti's armed gangs have gotten their wish: The prime Minister says he plans to resign. On this primary day in Georgia, we hear from a Democrat skeptical about Joe Biden and a Republican fed up with Donald Trump. And a temperature check on inflation, as gas prices begin their usual spring surge.Want...
Ceasefire Negotiations, Options for Haiti, Oppenheimer Sweeps Oscars 11 March 2024 00:13:39
Muslims are making the start of Ramadan today — and there is, as yet, no ceasefire between Israel and Hamas to stop the war during this holy month. In Haiti, police say they are "on their knees" as the coordinated attacks from armed gangs enter their second week. And in a moment of global conflict, ...
Ceasefire Negotiations, Options for Haiti, Oppenheimer Sweeps Oscars
Muslims are making the start of Ramadan today — and there is, as yet, no ceasefire between Israel and Hamas to stop the war during this holy month. In Haiti, police say they are "on their knees" as the coordinated attacks from armed gangs enter their second week. And in a moment of global conflict, ...
The Sunday Story: And the Winner Is ... 10 March 2024 00:22:15
Barbenheimer was the summer blockbuster phenomenon of 2023 around the movies Barbie and Oppenheimer. Both movies made a box office splash and now Oppenheimer is leading in the Oscar nominations race with 13 nods. But there are plenty of lesser known films in the running, including three primarily in...
The Sunday Story: And the Winner Is ...
Barbenheimer was the summer blockbuster phenomenon of 2023 around the movies Barbie and Oppenheimer. Both movies made a box office splash and now Oppenheimer is leading in the Oscar nominations race with 13 nods. But there are plenty of lesser known films in the running, including three primarily in...
Biden & Trump Go Down To Georgia, Aid to Gaza, Nigerian Students Kidnapped 09 March 2024 00:15:32
President Biden and former President Trump both hold campaign events in Georgia today. For Biden, it's part of his post-State of the Union tour of swing states. The humanitarian crisis continues in Gaza, with no ceasefire before Ramadan. Nigerian officials say more than 250 students were abducted...
Biden & Trump Go Down To Georgia, Aid to Gaza, Nigerian Students Kidnapped
President Biden and former President Trump both hold campaign events in Georgia today. For Biden, it's part of his post-State of the Union tour of swing states. The humanitarian crisis continues in Gaza, with no ceasefire before Ramadan. Nigerian officials say more than 250 students were abducted...
Biden's State Of The Union, Trump's New RNC Chairs, Haiti's Standoff Continues 08 March 2024 00:13:01
President Biden takes on his age — and, without saying his name, his opponent. Donald Trump is poised to install loyalists atop the Republican National Committee. And a surreal standoff in Haiti continues, between the government and armed gangs.Want more comprehensive analysis of the most important ...
Biden's State Of The Union, Trump's New RNC Chairs, Haiti's Standoff Continues
President Biden takes on his age — and, without saying his name, his opponent. Donald Trump is poised to install loyalists atop the Republican National Committee. And a surreal standoff in Haiti continues, between the government and armed gangs.Want more comprehensive analysis of the most important ...
State Of The Union Preview, Alabama IVF Protections, Israel's Wartime Society 07 March 2024 00:12:45
President Biden gives his election-year State of the Union address tonight as polls show him trailing former President Donald Trump. Alabama passes a law protecting in vitro fertilization clinics from civil and criminal liability. And how Israel's fractious society has been united by the war in Gaza...
State Of The Union Preview, Alabama IVF Protections, Israel's Wartime Society
President Biden gives his election-year State of the Union address tonight as polls show him trailing former President Donald Trump. Alabama passes a law protecting in vitro fertilization clinics from civil and criminal liability. And how Israel's fractious society has been united by the war in Gaza...
Haley Suspends Campaign, CA Senate Race, Health Care Cyberattack 06 March 2024 00:19:23
NPR has confirmed Nikki Haley is due to suspend her presidential campaign after a big win on Super Tuesday for Donald Trump. Why a prominent California Democratic Senate candidate spent millions of dollars to boost a Republican opponent. And, how a cyberattack on an obscure but critical U.S. health ...
Haley Suspends Campaign, CA Senate Race, Health Care Cyberattack
NPR has confirmed Nikki Haley is due to suspend her presidential campaign after a big win on Super Tuesday for Donald Trump. Why a prominent California Democratic Senate candidate spent millions of dollars to boost a Republican opponent. And, how a cyberattack on an obscure but critical U.S. health ...
Super Tuesday Preview, Trump SCOTUS Win, U.N. Report On Oct. 7 Sexual Violence 05 March 2024 00:13:23
Super Tuesday is here — with more voters casting ballots than any other day. The Supreme Court says states like Colorado can't kick Donald Trump off the primary ballot for his actions on January 6. And a United Nations report has found "reasonable grounds to believe" Israelis were victims of sexual ...
Super Tuesday Preview, Trump SCOTUS Win, U.N. Report On Oct. 7 Sexual Violence
Super Tuesday is here — with more voters casting ballots than any other day. The Supreme Court says states like Colorado can't kick Donald Trump off the primary ballot for his actions on January 6. And a United Nations report has found "reasonable grounds to believe" Israelis were victims of sexual ...
Mideast Latest, Haiti State of Emergency, France Right to Abortion 04 March 2024 00:13:09
Vice President Kamala Harris calls for an immediate ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, as the U.S. begins airdropping food into Gaza. In an apparent effort to depose Haiti's prime minister, armed gangs stormed two prisons and let thousands of inmates escape. And France moves to not just bolster the...
Mideast Latest, Haiti State of Emergency, France Right to Abortion
Vice President Kamala Harris calls for an immediate ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, as the U.S. begins airdropping food into Gaza. In an apparent effort to depose Haiti's prime minister, armed gangs stormed two prisons and let thousands of inmates escape. And France moves to not just bolster the...
The Sunday Story: How to Save the Everglades 03 March 2024 00:28:02
Why is it so complicated to save the Everglades?The Everglades is home to the largest mangrove ecosystem in the western hemisphere and a sanctuary for over three dozen endangered and threatened species. It also provides fresh water, flood control, and a buffer against hurricanes and rising seas for ...
The Sunday Story: How to Save the Everglades
Why is it so complicated to save the Everglades?The Everglades is home to the largest mangrove ecosystem in the western hemisphere and a sanctuary for over three dozen endangered and threatened species. It also provides fresh water, flood control, and a buffer against hurricanes and rising seas for ...
U.S. Politics, Oregon Drug Law, Iran Elections 02 March 2024 00:13:55
The latest in U.S. politics, from presidential border visits to an averted government shutdown. Oregon's state legislature votes to recriminalize drug possession, overhauling what may be the U.S.'s most progressive drug policy yet. Thousands vied for a seat in Iran's parliament on Friday, but voter ...
U.S. Politics, Oregon Drug Law, Iran Elections
The latest in U.S. politics, from presidential border visits to an averted government shutdown. Oregon's state legislature votes to recriminalize drug possession, overhauling what may be the U.S.'s most progressive drug policy yet. Thousands vied for a seat in Iran's parliament on Friday, but voter ...
Navalny Funeral, Gaza Aid Tragedy, Pig Organs for Transplants 01 March 2024 00:13:12
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is being laid to rest after dying in prison for charges widely seen as politically motivated. Gaza health authorities say more than 100 civilians were killed trying to get food from aid trucks, though Israel says that number is much lower. And scientists have...
Navalny Funeral, Gaza Aid Tragedy, Pig Organs for Transplants
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is being laid to rest after dying in prison for charges widely seen as politically motivated. Gaza health authorities say more than 100 civilians were killed trying to get food from aid trucks, though Israel says that number is much lower. And scientists have...
SCOTUS Takes Trump Case, McConnell To Leave Leadership Post, Grim Gaza Milestone 29 February 2024 00:13:06
The Supreme Court will decide if Donald Trump is immune from prosecution for his official actions as president. Mitch McConnell plans to step down as Senate Republican leader at the end of the year. And the death toll in Gaza has surpassed 30,000.Want more comprehensive analysis of the most importan...
SCOTUS Takes Trump Case, McConnell To Leave Leadership Post, Grim Gaza Milestone
The Supreme Court will decide if Donald Trump is immune from prosecution for his official actions as president. Mitch McConnell plans to step down as Senate Republican leader at the end of the year. And the death toll in Gaza has surpassed 30,000.Want more comprehensive analysis of the most importan...
Michigan Results, Hunter Biden Testifies, Personhood Bills 28 February 2024 00:12:50
President Joe Biden celebrated an easy win in Tuesday's Michigan primary. But it came with a warning on Gaza. Hunter Biden testifies today in the House GOP impeachment probe into his father. And could the Alabama Supreme Court ruling that gave fertilized eggs the same rights as children spur other s...
Michigan Results, Hunter Biden Testifies, Personhood Bills
President Joe Biden celebrated an easy win in Tuesday's Michigan primary. But it came with a warning on Gaza. Hunter Biden testifies today in the House GOP impeachment probe into his father. And could the Alabama Supreme Court ruling that gave fertilized eggs the same rights as children spur other s...
Michigan Primary Preview, Biden Administration Sues To Block Grocery Merger 27 February 2024 00:12:58
Michigan is holding its presidential primaries today, and some Democrats say they're voting uncommitted instead of President Biden. Some Michigan voters warn Biden to change course on the Israel-Hamas war. What's the president hearing from voters who delivered the state in 2020? Also, the United Sta...
Michigan Primary Preview, Biden Administration Sues To Block Grocery Merger
Michigan is holding its presidential primaries today, and some Democrats say they're voting uncommitted instead of President Biden. Some Michigan voters warn Biden to change course on the Israel-Hamas war. What's the president hearing from voters who delivered the state in 2020? Also, the United Sta...
Israel May Delay Rafah Operation, Social Media SCOTUS Case, Another Shutdown Looms 26 February 2024 00:13:08
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to move ahead with a ground offensive in the border city of Rafah, even though a ceasefire deal may delay the operation. The battle over free speech on social media reaches the U.S. Supreme Court, and Congress faces yet another government shutdown dead...
Israel May Delay Rafah Operation, Social Media SCOTUS Case, Another Shutdown Looms
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to move ahead with a ground offensive in the border city of Rafah, even though a ceasefire deal may delay the operation. The battle over free speech on social media reaches the U.S. Supreme Court, and Congress faces yet another government shutdown dead...
The Sunday Story: The Diaspora's Troubled African Dream 25 February 2024 00:30:18
In the sleepy town of Asebu, a few miles inland from the Atlantic along Ghana's Cape Coast, a serene 5,000 acre rural settlement is rising out of the palm forests and farmland. Pan-African Village is envisioned as an idyllic haven for settlers from the African diaspora. It was established in 2019,...
The Sunday Story: The Diaspora's Troubled African Dream
In the sleepy town of Asebu, a few miles inland from the Atlantic along Ghana's Cape Coast, a serene 5,000 acre rural settlement is rising out of the palm forests and farmland. Pan-African Village is envisioned as an idyllic haven for settlers from the African diaspora. It was established in 2019,...
Two Years of Russia's War On Ukraine; South Carolina GOP Primary 24 February 2024 00:13:08
As the Russia-Ukraine War heads into its third year, we look at the state of the conflict. Also, former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has spent millions in her home state and sharpened her attacks on former President Donald Trump, hoping to chip away at his support.Learn more about sponsor mes...
Two Years of Russia's War On Ukraine; South Carolina GOP Primary
As the Russia-Ukraine War heads into its third year, we look at the state of the conflict. Also, former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has spent millions in her home state and sharpened her attacks on former President Donald Trump, hoping to chip away at his support.Learn more about sponsor mes...
Alabama Supreme Court Fallout, Ukraine War Anniversary, Chinese Data Leaks 23 February 2024 00:12:45
Lawmakers in Alabama are working on a legislative solution to a recent state Supreme Court decision which ruled that a frozen embryo has the same rights as a child. How do lawmakers want to fix the issue? Tomorrow will mark the two-year anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. We'll check with N...
Alabama Supreme Court Fallout, Ukraine War Anniversary, Chinese Data Leaks
Lawmakers in Alabama are working on a legislative solution to a recent state Supreme Court decision which ruled that a frozen embryo has the same rights as a child. How do lawmakers want to fix the issue? Tomorrow will mark the two-year anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. We'll check with N...
Nikki Haley Sharpens Attacks On Trump, Biden Impeachment Inquiry, Opioid Crisis 22 February 2024 00:13:17
Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is ramping up her attacks on former President Donald Trump, but her path to winning the GOP nomination remains very narrow at best. Why is she staying in the race? A key witness in the Republican-led impeachment inquiry against President Biden has been charged ...
Nikki Haley Sharpens Attacks On Trump, Biden Impeachment Inquiry, Opioid Crisis
Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is ramping up her attacks on former President Donald Trump, but her path to winning the GOP nomination remains very narrow at best. Why is she staying in the race? A key witness in the Republican-led impeachment inquiry against President Biden has been charged ...
Supreme Court Hears EPA Challenge, Nikki Haley Remains Defiant, Frozen Embryo Ruling 21 February 2024 00:12:58
The Supreme Court today hears a challenge to the EPA's authority to regulate air quality. Three GOP-led states want the court to freeze a plan that limits air pollution that crosses state borders. Former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has vowed to stay in the presidential race through Super Tue...
Supreme Court Hears EPA Challenge, Nikki Haley Remains Defiant, Frozen Embryo Ruling
The Supreme Court today hears a challenge to the EPA's authority to regulate air quality. Three GOP-led states want the court to freeze a plan that limits air pollution that crosses state borders. Former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has vowed to stay in the presidential race through Super Tue...
Julian Assange Extradition Hearing, Egypt Buffer Zone, Louisiana Special Session 20 February 2024 00:12:43
WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange will be in a London courtroom today. He's trying to stop his extradition to the United States. A planned Israeli invasion of Rafah in southern Gaza may force Palestinians into Egypt despite its objections. What will it mean for the more than 1 million Palestinians in...
Julian Assange Extradition Hearing, Egypt Buffer Zone, Louisiana Special Session
WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange will be in a London courtroom today. He's trying to stop his extradition to the United States. A planned Israeli invasion of Rafah in southern Gaza may force Palestinians into Egypt despite its objections. What will it mean for the more than 1 million Palestinians in...
Ukrainian City Falls, Israel's Rafah Plans, Texas Steps Up Border Operation 19 February 2024 00:12:44
Russia has taken control of a frontline city in Ukraine only days before the war's second anniversary. With supplies running low, will Ukraine's defense forces be able to withstand a Russian assault? Despite international pressure, Israel seems set on a ground invasion of Rafah. Its stated goal is t...
Ukrainian City Falls, Israel's Rafah Plans, Texas Steps Up Border Operation
Russia has taken control of a frontline city in Ukraine only days before the war's second anniversary. With supplies running low, will Ukraine's defense forces be able to withstand a Russian assault? Despite international pressure, Israel seems set on a ground invasion of Rafah. Its stated goal is t...
The Sunday Story: The Gun Machine 18 February 2024 00:23:52
Mass shootings in America are now regular news. The latest happened days ago, at a Super Bowl parade for the Kansas City Chiefs. After the chaos and shock, the same question gets asked, "How did we get here?" In looking for an answer you can go all the way back to the founding of the nation and the...
The Sunday Story: The Gun Machine
Mass shootings in America are now regular news. The latest happened days ago, at a Super Bowl parade for the Kansas City Chiefs. After the chaos and shock, the same question gets asked, "How did we get here?" In looking for an answer you can go all the way back to the founding of the nation and the...
Navalny's Death, Trump's Penalty, Biden's Influence on Israel 17 February 2024 00:13:46
Family and allies of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny say he was murdered. A New York judge ordered Trump Organization leaders to pay $364 million for fraud. President Joe Biden's tough words on Israel raise questions over the extent of his influence.Learn more about sponsor message choices:...
Navalny's Death, Trump's Penalty, Biden's Influence on Israel
Family and allies of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny say he was murdered. A New York judge ordered Trump Organization leaders to pay $364 million for fraud. President Joe Biden's tough words on Israel raise questions over the extent of his influence.Learn more about sponsor message choices:...
Navalny Dies In Prison, Georgia DA Hearing, Middle East Latest, KC Shooting Aftermath 16 February 2024 00:17:28
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny dies in prison. An Atlanta judge will decide if the prosecutor on Trump's Georgia election interference case, should be removed for a conflict of interest stemming from a romantic relationship. Israel plans to push Palestinians out of Southern Gaza as Israeli...
Navalny Dies In Prison, Georgia DA Hearing, Middle East Latest, KC Shooting Aftermath
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny dies in prison. An Atlanta judge will decide if the prosecutor on Trump's Georgia election interference case, should be removed for a conflict of interest stemming from a romantic relationship. Israel plans to push Palestinians out of Southern Gaza as Israeli...
KC Parade Shooting, Russian Space Nukes, Migrant Crossings Drop 15 February 2024 00:12:52
22 people were shot including children during the Kansas City Super Bowl parade, at least one person has died. Sources believe National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan will brief top lawmakers on the threat of Russian antisatellite nukes. And, migrant crossings at the southern border have dropped by ...
KC Parade Shooting, Russian Space Nukes, Migrant Crossings Drop
22 people were shot including children during the Kansas City Super Bowl parade, at least one person has died. Sources believe National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan will brief top lawmakers on the threat of Russian antisatellite nukes. And, migrant crossings at the southern border have dropped by ...
Mayorkas Impeached, Harris Goes To Germany, Indonesian Elections 14 February 2024 00:13:21
House Republicans voted to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Aljandro Mayorkas accusing him with refusal to comply with immigration laws and breach of public trust. Vice President Kamala Harris heads to Germany to reassure NATO allies that they can rely on U.S. support. And exit polls show Indones...
Mayorkas Impeached, Harris Goes To Germany, Indonesian Elections
House Republicans voted to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Aljandro Mayorkas accusing him with refusal to comply with immigration laws and breach of public trust. Vice President Kamala Harris heads to Germany to reassure NATO allies that they can rely on U.S. support. And exit polls show Indones...
Gaza Ceasefire Talks, Lloyd Austin Health Issues, Jon Stewart Returns 13 February 2024 00:14:41
As Israel plans an offensive in Rafah, negotiators are meeting in Cairo to discuss a path towards a ceasefire in Gaza. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin's Ukraine meeting with NATO allies with be virtual after cancelling his trip Brussels due to health complications. And after nearly nine years away...
Gaza Ceasefire Talks, Lloyd Austin Health Issues, Jon Stewart Returns
As Israel plans an offensive in Rafah, negotiators are meeting in Cairo to discuss a path towards a ceasefire in Gaza. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin's Ukraine meeting with NATO allies with be virtual after cancelling his trip Brussels due to health complications. And after nearly nine years away...
Israel Attacks Rafah, Trump & NATO, Biden's Border Options 12 February 2024 00:17:35
Israel is telling 1.4 million Palestinians sheltering in Southern Gaza to evacuate, as attacks continue in Rafah. Former President Donald Trump threatened to abandon NATO allies if they don't spend more on defense. And, after sinking a bipartisan bill to handle the border crisis, Republicans are cal...
Israel Attacks Rafah, Trump & NATO, Biden's Border Options
Israel is telling 1.4 million Palestinians sheltering in Southern Gaza to evacuate, as attacks continue in Rafah. Former President Donald Trump threatened to abandon NATO allies if they don't spend more on defense. And, after sinking a bipartisan bill to handle the border crisis, Republicans are cal...
The Sunday Story: More Than Friends 11 February 2024 00:26:14
What happens when you put friendship at the center of your life?NPR's Rhaina Cohen has been thinking about this question for years. It started when she met someone. This someone was not a lover, but a friend. As their relationship deepened, Cohen began to wonder why there wasn't a special term for a...
The Sunday Story: More Than Friends
What happens when you put friendship at the center of your life?NPR's Rhaina Cohen has been thinking about this question for years. It started when she met someone. This someone was not a lover, but a friend. As their relationship deepened, Cohen began to wonder why there wasn't a special term for a...
Israel-Gaza Latest, McConnell's Fading Influence, Super Bowl Preview 10 February 2024 00:15:09
Israel prepares for a possible ground invasion of the southern end of Gaza. The failure of a border control measures shows the waning power of Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell. The Kansas City Chiefs are poised to win their second consecutive NFL championship.Learn more about sponsor message...
Israel-Gaza Latest, McConnell's Fading Influence, Super Bowl Preview
Israel prepares for a possible ground invasion of the southern end of Gaza. The failure of a border control measures shows the waning power of Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell. The Kansas City Chiefs are poised to win their second consecutive NFL championship.Learn more about sponsor message...
Biden Documents, Ukraine Military Shakeup, Bolsonaro Coup Probe 09 February 2024 00:12:40
A special counsel report says President Joe Biden willfully retained and disclosed classified materials after his tenure as vice president, but stopped short of recommending charges. Ukraine is replacing it's top general amidst stalled progress in the war with Russia. And, federal authorities seize ...
Biden Documents, Ukraine Military Shakeup, Bolsonaro Coup Probe
A special counsel report says President Joe Biden willfully retained and disclosed classified materials after his tenure as vice president, but stopped short of recommending charges. Ukraine is replacing it's top general amidst stalled progress in the war with Russia. And, federal authorities seize ...
SCOTUS Trump Case, U.S. Strikes In Iraq, Pakistani Elections 08 February 2024 00:13:40
The Supreme Court is set to rule on Colorado's controversial decision to disqualify Donald Trump from the primary ballot, a case with significant implications for the 2024 presidential election. A U.S. drone strike in Baghdad targets a senior commander of an Iran-backed militia, raising questions of...
SCOTUS Trump Case, U.S. Strikes In Iraq, Pakistani Elections
The Supreme Court is set to rule on Colorado's controversial decision to disqualify Donald Trump from the primary ballot, a case with significant implications for the 2024 presidential election. A U.S. drone strike in Baghdad targets a senior commander of an Iran-backed militia, raising questions of...
Blinken Hamas-Israel, Senate Border Deal in Trouble, Parental Gun Responsibility 07 February 2024 00:13:40
Secretary of State Antony Blinken lands in Israel with Hamas' first public response to a ceasefire deal, which Qatari negotiators describe as "generally positive." Democrats blame former President Donald Trump for sinking a bipartisan Senate bill meant to address the crisis at the border. And, there...
Blinken Hamas-Israel, Senate Border Deal in Trouble, Parental Gun Responsibility
Secretary of State Antony Blinken lands in Israel with Hamas' first public response to a ceasefire deal, which Qatari negotiators describe as "generally positive." Democrats blame former President Donald Trump for sinking a bipartisan Senate bill meant to address the crisis at the border. And, there...
Confusion In Nevada, California Storm, ACT & SAT's in Admissions 06 February 2024 00:12:44
Widespread flooding in southern California is turning hillsides into rivers of mud, as a slow-moving storm brings life threatening conditions to the Los Angles area. Both Democrats and Republicans will head to the polls in Nevada on Tuesday to vote for their party's presidential nominee, but many Re...
Confusion In Nevada, California Storm, ACT & SAT's in Admissions
Widespread flooding in southern California is turning hillsides into rivers of mud, as a slow-moving storm brings life threatening conditions to the Los Angles area. Both Democrats and Republicans will head to the polls in Nevada on Tuesday to vote for their party's presidential nominee, but many Re...
Middle East Escalation, Senate Immigration Bill, Grammy Awards 05 February 2024 00:13:38
The U.S. carried out more strikes on Iranian-backed groups as Secretary Antony Blinken heads to the Middle East to try and avoid further escalation. The Senate unveiled a $118 billion bipartisan Immigration bill meant to address national security at home and abroad, but House Republicans say it's de...
Middle East Escalation, Senate Immigration Bill, Grammy Awards
The U.S. carried out more strikes on Iranian-backed groups as Secretary Antony Blinken heads to the Middle East to try and avoid further escalation. The Senate unveiled a $118 billion bipartisan Immigration bill meant to address national security at home and abroad, but House Republicans say it's de...
The Sunday Story: Tiny Desk, Big Stage 04 February 2024 00:31:19
Since its debut in 2008, NPR's Tiny Desk has become a must-stop destination for music superstars like Taylor Swift and Alicia Keys but also for lesser-known musicians, including those who compete in the annual Tiny Desk contest. Today on The Sunday Story host Ayesha Rascoe talks to senior producer B...
The Sunday Story: Tiny Desk, Big Stage
Since its debut in 2008, NPR's Tiny Desk has become a must-stop destination for music superstars like Taylor Swift and Alicia Keys but also for lesser-known musicians, including those who compete in the annual Tiny Desk contest. Today on The Sunday Story host Ayesha Rascoe talks to senior producer B...
U.S. Air Strikes in Middle East, Tech Testimony, Texas Border Dispute 03 February 2024 00:14:49
The U.S. attacked 85 targets in Iraq and Syria in retaliation for the deaths of three American servicemembers last weekend. Tech executives were grilled at a Capitol Hearing. And the scene at a park in Eagle Pass, Texas, where federal and state authorities are each seeking control over the border.Le...
U.S. Air Strikes in Middle East, Tech Testimony, Texas Border Dispute
The U.S. attacked 85 targets in Iraq and Syria in retaliation for the deaths of three American servicemembers last weekend. Tech executives were grilled at a Capitol Hearing. And the scene at a park in Eagle Pass, Texas, where federal and state authorities are each seeking control over the border.Le...
Middle East Tensions, South Carolina Primary, Ohio Toxic Train Derailment 02 February 2024 00:12:56
President Biden sanctions Israelis for violence in the West Bank. What can turnout in today's South Carolina Democratic primary tell us about the general election in November? One year after a train carrying toxic chemicals derailed in East Palestine Ohio, some residents are still putting their live...
Middle East Tensions, South Carolina Primary, Ohio Toxic Train Derailment
President Biden sanctions Israelis for violence in the West Bank. What can turnout in today's South Carolina Democratic primary tell us about the general election in November? One year after a train carrying toxic chemicals derailed in East Palestine Ohio, some residents are still putting their live...
Child Tax Credit Expansion, Ukraine Update, UMG Pulls Artists From TikTok 01 February 2024 00:13:18
The House approves a three-year expansion for the Child Tax Credit. E.U. leaders back a $50 billion Ukraine aid package as the country struggles with tensions between the president and his military chief. And Universal Music Group pulls some of the world's most popular artists from TikTok.Want more ...
Child Tax Credit Expansion, Ukraine Update, UMG Pulls Artists From TikTok
The House approves a three-year expansion for the Child Tax Credit. E.U. leaders back a $50 billion Ukraine aid package as the country struggles with tensions between the president and his military chief. And Universal Music Group pulls some of the world's most popular artists from TikTok.Want more ...
Qatari Prime Minister, Fed Interest Preview, EV Sales 31 January 2024 00:13:14
Qatar's prime minister sounds a cautious note on the Gaza ceasefire and hostage deal. The Federal Reserve weighs when to cut interest rates. And electric vehicle sales slow.Want more comprehensive analysis of the most important news of the day, plus a little fun? Subscribe to the Up First newsletter...
Qatari Prime Minister, Fed Interest Preview, EV Sales
Qatar's prime minister sounds a cautious note on the Gaza ceasefire and hostage deal. The Federal Reserve weighs when to cut interest rates. And electric vehicle sales slow.Want more comprehensive analysis of the most important news of the day, plus a little fun? Subscribe to the Up First newsletter...
Mideast Update, Texas Border Feud, Farmers Blockade Paris 30 January 2024 00:12:59
The U.S. weighs a response to a drone strike that killed American soldiers, Texas bars federal agents from entering a park used by migrants illegally entering the U.S. and a farmers' blockade reaches Paris.Want more comprehensive analysis of the most important news of the day, plus a little fun? Sub...
Mideast Update, Texas Border Feud, Farmers Blockade Paris
The U.S. weighs a response to a drone strike that killed American soldiers, Texas bars federal agents from entering a park used by migrants illegally entering the U.S. and a farmers' blockade reaches Paris.Want more comprehensive analysis of the most important news of the day, plus a little fun? Sub...
U.S. Base Attack, Gaza Latest, Homeland Security Chief Impeachment 29 January 2024 00:14:30
President Biden vows to respond to a drone attack that killed three U.S. soldiers at a remote base in Jordan. Israel accuses the main U.N. agency in Gaza of aiding Hamas in its October 7 attack. And House Republicans seek to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.Want more comprehens...
U.S. Base Attack, Gaza Latest, Homeland Security Chief Impeachment
President Biden vows to respond to a drone attack that killed three U.S. soldiers at a remote base in Jordan. Israel accuses the main U.N. agency in Gaza of aiding Hamas in its October 7 attack. And House Republicans seek to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.Want more comprehens...
The Sunday Story: Let The Veepstakes Begin 28 January 2024 00:17:24
Primary season has just begun but for most Republicans, it's a wrap. The question now is not who the party will pick as its presidential candidate but who former President Donald Trump will choose as his running mate. Today on The Sunday Story, we turn to our colleagues at NPR's Politics Podcast as ...
The Sunday Story: Let The Veepstakes Begin
Primary season has just begun but for most Republicans, it's a wrap. The question now is not who the party will pick as its presidential candidate but who former President Donald Trump will choose as his running mate. Today on The Sunday Story, we turn to our colleagues at NPR's Politics Podcast as ...
Trump's Defamation Penalty, Biden to S.C., Court Decision on Israel. 27 January 2024 00:14:00
A jury ordered former president Donald Trump to pay writer E. Jean Carroll $83.3 million for defaming her. President Biden is heading to South Carolina to shore up support from Black voters. What the international court decision on the Gaza conflict means.Learn more about sponsor message choices: po...
Trump's Defamation Penalty, Biden to S.C., Court Decision on Israel.
A jury ordered former president Donald Trump to pay writer E. Jean Carroll $83.3 million for defaming her. President Biden is heading to South Carolina to shore up support from Black voters. What the international court decision on the Gaza conflict means.Learn more about sponsor message choices: po...
ICJ Ruling, Border Deal Falling Apart, Biden Administration LNG Pause 26 January 2024 00:13:13
The UN's top court will deliver its interim ruling on the genocide charges brought against Israel by South Africa. Campaign politics is putting a bipartisan Senate border deal in limbo as former President Donald Trump urges Republican lawmakers to reject it. And, The Biden Administration is pausing ...
ICJ Ruling, Border Deal Falling Apart, Biden Administration LNG Pause
The UN's top court will deliver its interim ruling on the genocide charges brought against Israel by South Africa. Campaign politics is putting a bipartisan Senate border deal in limbo as former President Donald Trump urges Republican lawmakers to reject it. And, The Biden Administration is pausing ...
Haley in South Carolina, Boeing's Woes, Alabama Execution 25 January 2024 00:12:38
Nikki Haley makes a major push in her home state of South Carolina. New revelations suggest Boeing could be at fault for a door plug blowout on a 737 MAX plane. And a man on Alabama's death row is set to be executed using nitrogen gas.Want more comprehensive analysis of the most important news of th...
Haley in South Carolina, Boeing's Woes, Alabama Execution
Nikki Haley makes a major push in her home state of South Carolina. New revelations suggest Boeing could be at fault for a door plug blowout on a 737 MAX plane. And a man on Alabama's death row is set to be executed using nitrogen gas.Want more comprehensive analysis of the most important news of th...
New Hampshire Primary Results, Next Contest Preview, Argentina General Strike 24 January 2024 00:12:33
Donald Trump wins New Hampshire's GOP primary. Nikki Haley banks on the upcoming contest in her home state of South Carolina. And mass protests are expected in Argentina against the new president's economic reform plans.Want more comprehensive analysis of the most important news of the day, plus a l...
New Hampshire Primary Results, Next Contest Preview, Argentina General Strike
Donald Trump wins New Hampshire's GOP primary. Nikki Haley banks on the upcoming contest in her home state of South Carolina. And mass protests are expected in Argentina against the new president's economic reform plans.Want more comprehensive analysis of the most important news of the day, plus a l...
New Hampshire Primary, Israel-Gaza War Update, Oxford Shooter Parents' Trial 23 January 2024 00:12:36
The New Hampshire primary takes place today, with the Republican field essentially reduced to two presidential candidates: Donald Trump and Nikki Haley. Twenty-one soldiers are killed near the border with Gaza in the Israeli military's deadliest incident since the start of the war. And the parents o...
New Hampshire Primary, Israel-Gaza War Update, Oxford Shooter Parents' Trial
The New Hampshire primary takes place today, with the Republican field essentially reduced to two presidential candidates: Donald Trump and Nikki Haley. Twenty-one soldiers are killed near the border with Gaza in the Israeli military's deadliest incident since the start of the war. And the parents o...
DeSantis Drops Out, Hindu Temple Consecration, Abortion Rights Campaign 22 January 2024 00:14:03
Ron DeSantis endorses Donald Trump ahead of New Hampshire primary. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates a Hindu temple on the site of a historic mosque. And Democrats launch an abortion rights campaign tour.Want more comprehensive analysis of the most important news of the day, plus a li...
DeSantis Drops Out, Hindu Temple Consecration, Abortion Rights Campaign
Ron DeSantis endorses Donald Trump ahead of New Hampshire primary. India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates a Hindu temple on the site of a historic mosque. And Democrats launch an abortion rights campaign tour.Want more comprehensive analysis of the most important news of the day, plus a li...
The Sunday Story: When Hospitals Don't Say Sorry 21 January 2024 00:24:15
Medical errors happen all the time. They can be overlooked or they can lead to big lawsuits and settlements. But what they rarely lead to is an apology. Doctors and hospitals have long responded to medical mistakes with silence. There are many reasons for this approach: fear of legal liability, loss...
The Sunday Story: When Hospitals Don't Say Sorry
Medical errors happen all the time. They can be overlooked or they can lead to big lawsuits and settlements. But what they rarely lead to is an apology. Doctors and hospitals have long responded to medical mistakes with silence. There are many reasons for this approach: fear of legal liability, loss...
NH Republican Primary Showdown; The State of Global Democracy in 2024 20 January 2024 00:18:05
Former President Donald Trump gets an endorsement from Senator Tim Scott just ahead of the NH primary. Also, several dozen countries hold elections this year - we take a step-back to consider what's at stake for global democracy.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesN...
NH Republican Primary Showdown; The State of Global Democracy in 2024
Former President Donald Trump gets an endorsement from Senator Tim Scott just ahead of the NH primary. Also, several dozen countries hold elections this year - we take a step-back to consider what's at stake for global democracy.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesN...
Uvalde Report, Temporary Funding Bill and why Iran launched strikes on Pakistan 19 January 2024 00:13:03
A report from the Justice Department finds multiple failures in how law enforcement responded to the shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. Congress has passed yet another short term funding bill against the wishes of the far-right Freedom Caucus. And Iran's role in a number of conflict...
Uvalde Report, Temporary Funding Bill and why Iran launched strikes on Pakistan
A report from the Justice Department finds multiple failures in how law enforcement responded to the shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. Congress has passed yet another short term funding bill against the wishes of the far-right Freedom Caucus. And Iran's role in a number of conflict...
Gaza Blackout, Pakistan strikes back at Iran, and the status of U.S. aid to Ukraine 18 January 2024 00:12:38
A communications blackout has hindered humanitarian efforts in Gaza as intense fighting between the Israeli military and Hamas militants claims more lives. Pakistan has carried out airstrikes in Iran, following Iran's incursion on its territory. And republican lawmakers continue to delay more U-S a...
Gaza Blackout, Pakistan strikes back at Iran, and the status of U.S. aid to Ukraine
A communications blackout has hindered humanitarian efforts in Gaza as intense fighting between the Israeli military and Hamas militants claims more lives. Pakistan has carried out airstrikes in Iran, following Iran's incursion on its territory. And republican lawmakers continue to delay more U-S a...
Middle East turmoil, New Hampshire primaries and Justices hear case on deregulation 17 January 2024 00:12:58
What's behind the uptick in attacks between the U-S military and the Iranian-backed Houthis in Yemen. How the presidential race for the republican nomination looks in New Hampshire. And today, the Supreme Court hears a case that could upend federal regulations.Learn more about sponsor message choic...
Middle East turmoil, New Hampshire primaries and Justices hear case on deregulation
What's behind the uptick in attacks between the U-S military and the Iranian-backed Houthis in Yemen. How the presidential race for the republican nomination looks in New Hampshire. And today, the Supreme Court hears a case that could upend federal regulations.Learn more about sponsor message choic...
Trump wins Iowa, Iowa's significance and what to expect in New Hampshire's primaries 16 January 2024 00:12:30
Former President Donald Trump wins the Iowa caucuses by a big margin. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis comes in second. How critical is the next contest in New Hampshire for former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley?Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Poli...
Trump wins Iowa, Iowa's significance and what to expect in New Hampshire's primaries
Former President Donald Trump wins the Iowa caucuses by a big margin. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis comes in second. How critical is the next contest in New Hampshire for former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley?Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Poli...
Iowa caucuses, 100 days of Israel-Hamas war and Guatemala inaugurates a new president 15 January 2024 00:13:00
The republican primaries begin today with the Iowa caucuses. What Israel's war against Hamas looks like in Gaza after a 100-days of retaliation. And after his inauguration was in doubt, Guatemala's new president is sworn in. Want more comprehensive analysis of the most important news of the day, p...
Iowa caucuses, 100 days of Israel-Hamas war and Guatemala inaugurates a new president
The republican primaries begin today with the Iowa caucuses. What Israel's war against Hamas looks like in Gaza after a 100-days of retaliation. And after his inauguration was in doubt, Guatemala's new president is sworn in. Want more comprehensive analysis of the most important news of the day, p...
The Sunday Story: Mental Health Care Goes to Court 14 January 2024 00:22:38
California's governor has made the rounds on local and national news pitching a new court as a solution to homelessness. But there's a gap between how these courts are being sold and the reality. Today on The Sunday Story, Ayesha Rascoe and Anna Scott explore what this policy experiment in Californi...
The Sunday Story: Mental Health Care Goes to Court
California's governor has made the rounds on local and national news pitching a new court as a solution to homelessness. But there's a gap between how these courts are being sold and the reality. Today on The Sunday Story, Ayesha Rascoe and Anna Scott explore what this policy experiment in Californi...
Winter Storm Blasts Chicago, Cold Campaigning In Iowa, Another Strike on Houthis 13 January 2024 00:14:03
Another powerful winter storm brings much of the Midwest to a halt; Subzero temperatures are predicted for the Iowa Caucus on Monday; The US strikes Yemen again, trying to get the Houthis to stop their attacks on cargo ships in the Red Sea.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com...
Winter Storm Blasts Chicago, Cold Campaigning In Iowa, Another Strike on Houthis
Another powerful winter storm brings much of the Midwest to a halt; Subzero temperatures are predicted for the Iowa Caucus on Monday; The US strikes Yemen again, trying to get the Houthis to stop their attacks on cargo ships in the Red Sea.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com...
Airstrikes in Yemen, Elections in Taiwan, Israel Responds To Genocide Charge 12 January 2024 00:12:48
The U.S. and Britain launch airstrikes on Houthi-controlled sites in Yemen. Taiwan prepares for closely watched elections. Israel presents its response to South Africa's charge of genocide in the International Court of Justice.Want more comprehensive analysis of the most important news of the day, p...
Airstrikes in Yemen, Elections in Taiwan, Israel Responds To Genocide Charge
The U.S. and Britain launch airstrikes on Houthi-controlled sites in Yemen. Taiwan prepares for closely watched elections. Israel presents its response to South Africa's charge of genocide in the International Court of Justice.Want more comprehensive analysis of the most important news of the day, p...
Trump Civil Trial, Genocide Case Against Israel, A New Way to Invest in Bitcoin 11 January 2024 00:13:13
New York State and former president Donald Trump present closing arguments in the trial involving Trump's business practices. South Africa's case against Israel for genocide in the International Court of Justice. The U.S. government approves a new way to invest in Bitcoin. Want more comprehensive an...
Trump Civil Trial, Genocide Case Against Israel, A New Way to Invest in Bitcoin
New York State and former president Donald Trump present closing arguments in the trial involving Trump's business practices. South Africa's case against Israel for genocide in the International Court of Justice. The U.S. government approves a new way to invest in Bitcoin. Want more comprehensive an...
Trump Immunity Trial, Lloyd Austin Diagnosis, Mayorkas Impeachment 10 January 2024 00:12:57
Former President Donald Trump made his case for immunity to appeals court judges. U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has been hospitalized for the past week, following surgery for prostate cancer. Some House Republicans want to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.Want more compre...
Trump Immunity Trial, Lloyd Austin Diagnosis, Mayorkas Impeachment
Former President Donald Trump made his case for immunity to appeals court judges. U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has been hospitalized for the past week, following surgery for prostate cancer. Some House Republicans want to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.Want more compre...
Trump Immunity Arguments, Blinken in Israel, FAFSA Mistake 09 January 2024 00:13:02
A federal appeals court will hear arguments about whether Donald Trump is immune from federal prosecution over alleged attempts to overthrow the 2020 election. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is making his fourth trip to Israel to try to prevent a wider conflict. The new federal financial aid...
Trump Immunity Arguments, Blinken in Israel, FAFSA Mistake
A federal appeals court will hear arguments about whether Donald Trump is immune from federal prosecution over alleged attempts to overthrow the 2020 election. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is making his fourth trip to Israel to try to prevent a wider conflict. The new federal financial aid...
Congressional Funding Deal, Israel and Lebanon, Lloyd Austin Fallout 08 January 2024 00:13:15
Congress reaches a deal on government funding, with little time to get it passed. Secretary of State Antony Blinken returns to Israel seeking to prevent a wider war in the Middle East. Controversy erupts following Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin's undisclosed hospitalization.Want more comprehensive a...
Congressional Funding Deal, Israel and Lebanon, Lloyd Austin Fallout
Congress reaches a deal on government funding, with little time to get it passed. Secretary of State Antony Blinken returns to Israel seeking to prevent a wider war in the Middle East. Controversy erupts following Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin's undisclosed hospitalization.Want more comprehensive a...
The Sunday Story: Time To Leave 07 January 2024 00:29:13
Extreme weather driven by climate change is affecting housing across the country. Millions of homes are at risk of flooding, fire or drought. Increasingly, local municipalities are facing hard decisions about whether to tear homes down or ban new construction altogether. Today on The Sunday Story, a...
The Sunday Story: Time To Leave
Extreme weather driven by climate change is affecting housing across the country. Millions of homes are at risk of flooding, fire or drought. Increasingly, local municipalities are facing hard decisions about whether to tear homes down or ban new construction altogether. Today on The Sunday Story, a...