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 2020-04-09 21:25 

VOA

Britain Improvising As Boris Johnson Fights Virus...

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson was in a stable condition Thursday after his third night in an intensive care ward and had improved enough to be moved back to a general ward, where he will still be closely monitored, a Downing Street spokesman ...

 2020-04-09 21:09 

Herman Cain

In New York, new hospitalizations plummeted to 200 on Wednesday; antibody tests could restart economy...

I know, deaths keep going up. And they probably will for awhile because deaths represent new cases and hospitalizations as they stood one-to-three weeks ago. The first signs that the crisis is abating will come in the form of new cases and new hospitaliza...

 2020-04-09 21:07 

Radio Free Asia

Voice of Myanmar Journalist Freed 10 Days After Arrest For Interview of Banned Arakan Army...

Editor-in-chief Nay Myo Lin was arrested March 31 for the publication of an interview with an AA spokesman....

 2020-04-09 20:59 

WTOP

UN agency says 280 migrants stranded in unsafe port in Libya...

The Libyan coast guard rescued 280 migrants in distress in the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday and diverted them to the......

 2020-04-09 20:57 

WTOP

Biden aims to connect with voters one Zoom call at a time...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden is America's newest podcast host, recently interviewing Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Obama administration's......

 2020-04-09 20:55 

Federal News Network

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday...
 2020-04-09 20:55 

WTOP

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday...

Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Thursday, rounding out the best week for the benchmark S&P 500 index since......

 2020-04-09 20:55 

Federal News Network

Postmaster General: USPS will 'run out of cash this fiscal year' without more pandemic funding...
 2020-04-09 20:55 

Radio Free Asia

Partners in Deception?...

Critics of China's controversial early handling of the coronavirus outbreak that started in Wuhan say the World Health Organization (WHO) has been co-opted by Beijing and is addressing the global pandemic with political deference to Beijing....

 2020-04-09 20:53 

Federal News Network

US gig workers and self-employed face delays in jobless aid...
 2020-04-09 20:53 

WTOP

US gig workers and self-employed face delays in jobless aid...

WASHINGTON (AP) — After Rich Cruse saw about $3,000 in income for his photography business quickly disappear to the coronavirus,......

 2020-04-09 20:53 

Radio Free Asia

North Korean Workers Remain in Africa Months After Sanctions Deadline to Repatriate...

Many African countries see little incentive in kicking out highly skilled, low cost North Korean migrants....

 2020-04-09 20:52 

WSHU

WATCH LIVE: White House Takes New Precautions Ahead Of Coronavirus Briefing...

The White House tested reporters attending the daily briefing on Thursday for the coronavirus as a precaution after a member of the White House press corps experienced symptoms after leaving the building on Tuesday and awaited test results. Reporters and ...

 2020-04-09 20:52 

WSHU

Late Night Hosts Are Also Working From Home — With Varying Results...

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 2020-04-09 20:52 

WSHU

Scientists Try To Figure Out If Summer Will Slow The Spread Of COVID-19...

The worst outbreaks of COVID-19 so far have been in colder parts of the Northern Hemisphere during winter or early spring. Will warmer weather slow the transmission? Could the Southern Hemisphere see outbreaks intensify as that part of the globe moves int...

 2020-04-09 20:51 

WTOP

17-year-old killed by police in SC checking on car break ins...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A teenager who a police officer in South Carolina wanted to talk to about breaking into......

 2020-04-09 20:50 

WSHU

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Leaves ICU Amid Treatment For COVID-19...

Updated at 3:51 p.m. ET Boris Johnson is out of intensive care. The British prime minister's office announced Thursday that medical workers have moved him back to the regular ward at St. Thomas' Hospital in central London, where he continues to re...

 2020-04-09 20:49 

WSHU

Social Distancing In New York Working Better Than Expected...

New hospitalizations and ICU admissions have dropped to their lowest levels yet in New York. Deaths reached yet another new high: 799....

 2020-04-09 20:49 

VOA

No Halt to Culture Wars During Coronavirus Outbreak...

A partisan fight over voting in Wisconsin was the first issue linked to the coronavirus to make it to the Supreme Court. Efforts to limit abortion during the pandemic could eventually land in the justices' hands....

 2020-04-09 20:48 

WTOP

AP PHOTOS: Brooklyn rabbi leads the way with virtual seder...

NEW YORK (AP) — For centuries, on the first and second nights of the Jewish holiday of Passover, the youngest......

 2020-04-09 20:46 

WTOP

'Saturday Night Live' to air show, observe social distancing...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Saturday Night Live" will be back on the air this weekend with a show that abides......

 2020-04-09 20:46 

WTOP

Manager: Rose Namajunas out of UFC 249 after family deaths...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The manager of Rose Namajunas says the former UFC strawweight champion won't fight at UFC 249......

 2020-04-09 20:44 

WSHU

Advocates: Inmates Released Early Due To Pandemic Need Help To Safely Shelter...

California is releasing thousands of inmates early due to the pandemic without adequate transportation, support services or housing once they get out, statewide prison advocates and reentry service providers say. "Absolutely do not stop folks from com...

 2020-04-09 20:42 

WSHU

Pay Frozen For New York State Workers...

Governor Andrew Cuomo quietly froze the pay of 80,000 state workers Wednesday night, saying that with the state's finances in tatters from the fallout from the coronavirus, he had little choice....

 2020-04-09 20:41 

Federal News Network

Biden joins growing call for release of racial data on virus...
 2020-04-09 20:41 

Radio France International

US man arrested after beating mom over toilet paper...

A California man was arrested this week after allegedly punching his mother -- who had apparently hidden the family's stash of toilet paper because of his excessive use of the hot commodity.Police were called to the family's home in Saugus, north ...

 2020-04-09 20:41 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Lecciones de un inmigrante que ha vivido en cuarentena durante un ao...

Durante aproximadamente un mes, los residentes de Seattle han estado confinados en sus hogares ayudando a combatir el coronavirus. Para muchos,uede ser difcil durante este tiempo sentirse conectado o mantener una sensacin de normalidad.Una familia de inmi...

 2020-04-09 20:41 

Radio New Zealand

Covid-19: Domestic violence concerns prompt lockdown plea...

Women's Rights Commissioner Saunoamaali'i Karanina Sumeo is pleading for a reduction in domestic violence as some family bubbles become more dangerous....

 2020-04-09 20:39 

Federal News Network

With Africa's most cases, South Africa extends lockdown...
 2020-04-09 20:39 

1010 WINS

Conn. reports 1,003 new cases, statewide total nears 10,000, death toll climbs to 380...

Gov. Ned Lamont reported on Thursday that Connecticut has 1,003 new positive cases of coronavirus, bringing the total to 9,784....

 2020-04-09 20:36 

WSHU

Play It Forward: Glenn Copeland On Patience, Positivity And The Band Bernice...

Last week All Things Considered kicked off our new musical chain of gratitude series Play It Forward with Dan Snaith, who records as Caribou. He told us why he's grateful for a musician named Glenn Copeland, who is today's link in the chain. Copel...

 2020-04-09 20:35 

WSHU

FEMA Predicted Pandemic Effects Last Summer...
 2020-04-09 20:32 

WCBS Newsradio 880

Hackers Deploy New Tactics During COVID-19 Crisis...

Scammers are out in full force in the middle of the coronavirus crisis....

 2020-04-09 20:31 

Radio France International

US threatens to block China Telecom from serving American market...

The top departments of the US government have endorsed cutting off Beijing-controlled China Telecom from serving the US market because of legal and security risks, the Justice Department announced Thursday.The departments, including Defense, State, and Ho...

 2020-04-09 20:26 

WCBS Newsradio 880

Long Island Continues To See Increase In Coronavirus Cases...

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran on Thursday said nursing homes have been hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic on Long Island....

 2020-04-09 20:26 

WSHU

Nearing Anniversary Of Devastating Fire, Notre Dame To Host A Good Friday Service...

With France, like much of the world, in lockdown because of the coronavirus, the country's Christians will not be able to gather in churches to celebrate Easter this year. But the archbishop of Paris says he wants to send a strong signal of hope to th...

 2020-04-09 20:25 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Advocates: Inmates Released Early Due To Pandemic Need Help To Safely Shelter...

In California, former inmates released early to help reduce coronavirus risks behind bars lack support when they get out, say advocates, who want better, organized help to address the crisis....

 2020-04-09 20:25 

Radio New Zealand

Coronavirus: Worst economic crisis since 1930s depression, IMF says...

Global economic growth will turn...

 2020-04-09 20:23 

WSHU

Book Review: 'A Journal Of The Plague Year'...

He didn't at first appreciate the scare and chose to stay in the crowded city. And he hadn't at the start stockpiled food or self-isolated or realized the extent of the contagion. But he did come to acknowledge the horror and the "brutal coura...

 2020-04-09 20:23 

Federal News Network

Disney, Six Flags and Big Lots rise; Costco falls...
 2020-04-09 20:20 

WFAN Sports Radio

Fake Colin Kaepernick to Jets Report Sends NFL Twitter into Frenzy...

Don't believe everything you see on Twitter, folks. A fake SportsCenter account tweeted that Colin Kaepernick had been signed by the New York Jets, sending Twitter into a huge frenzy and causing the quarterback to trend....

 2020-04-09 20:20 

Radio France International

Yankees top Forbes' list of richest MLB clubs...

Major League Baseball may lose billions to the coronavirus shutdown, but its clubs appear to be on firm footing according to Forbes' latest list of franchise values released Thursday.The financial publication estimated that 28 of 30 MLB clubs apprecia...

 2020-04-09 20:20 

Federal News Network

Yanks most valuable in MLB at $5 billion, Forbes estimates...
 2020-04-09 20:20 

Federal News Network

Biden woos skeptical Sanders backers on health, college debt...
 2020-04-09 20:19 

Federal News Network

Bice says changes to USDA's telework policy sought to reach equilibrium...
 2020-04-09 20:15 

VOA

From Garages to Porches, Music Keeps Flowing During COVID-19...

Classical music drifts on the breeze through a quiet neighborhood in Takoma Park, Maryland. On a side porch at a nearby house, a group of musicians perform as a clutch of people lean against trees and sit on stoops, a comfortable distance from each other....

 2020-04-09 20:14 

Radio France International

Stranded liner evacuation to follow 'strict measures'...

The evacuation of 112 Australian and New Zealander passengers from a stranded cruise ship infested with the coronavirus will take place "under strict sanitary measures," Uruguay's foreign minister said on Thursday.The virus-stricken Australian...

 2020-04-09 20:13 

Federal News Network

Defining moments that make the Masters unlike other majors...
 2020-04-09 20:12 

Federal News Network

'You can't relax': NY deaths up, but hospital trends hopeful...
 2020-04-09 20:12 

KFMB

[ San Diego ]

NBA claims players will receive full checks on April 15...

NBA players will receive their full checks when the next payday for most of them arrives on April 15 despite no games having been played for more than a month....

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