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 2018-04-21 14:01 

WTOP

Tips for surviving an airplane crash...

Each day, more than 8 million people around the globe step aboard some 90,000 flights. They almost always land safely. But in the rare chance of a crash, there are some things passengers can do... The post Tips for surviving an airplane crash appeared fir...

 2018-04-21 14:00 

WTOP

After air accidents, survivors grapple with flying again...

Hundreds of hands grappling with oxygen masks. Flight attendants warning passengers to brace for impact. The plane hurtling toward the unforgiving ground. Survivors of air accidents often proclaim that their survival was a miracle. But... The post After a...

 2018-04-21 14:00 

Federal News Radio

After air accidents, survivors grapple with flying again...

After air accidents, survivors face a question: Will they fly again?...

 2018-04-21 13:56 

WTOP

Earth Day: 9 ways you can help the environment year-round...

Earth Day is 24 hours dedicated to thinking of the environment, but saving the planet takes more than a day. Here are some of the ways you can start helping the environment locally year-round. The post Earth Day: 9 ways you can help the environment year-r...

 2018-04-21 13:51 

WTOP

Woman killed, man and 2 infants hurt in Amish buggy crash...

SIDNEY, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Amish buggy has been struck from behind in Ohio, killing a woman and critically injuring a man and two infants. The Springfield News-Sun reports the Shelby County Sheriff's... The post Woman killed, man and...

 2018-04-21 13:51 

Federal News Radio

Woman killed, man and 2 infants hurt in Amish buggy crash...

Authorities say an Amish buggy has been struck from behind in Ohio, killing a woman and critically injuring a man and two infants...

 2018-04-21 13:51 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Serbia Hosts 31st Belgrade Marathon...

The Serbian capital hosted the annual Belgrade Marathon on April 21. Approximately 7,000 runners from over 70 countries participated in the main 42-kilometer marathon. The event also included a half-marathon, as well as a race for children. Over 400 peopl...

 2018-04-21 13:48 

Federal News Radio

Trump says he doesn't think personal lawyer will 'flip'...

President Donald Trump says he doesn't expect personal lawyer Michael Cohen to...

 2018-04-21 13:36 

VOA

Red Carpet and Tough Issues Await Macron in Washington...

After laying out a dazzling Bastille Day parade and an Eiffel Tower dinner complete with stunning Paris vistas, French President Emmanuel Macron can expect return treatment when he heads to Washington Monday, for the first official state visit of Donald T...

 2018-04-21 13:32 

Federal News Radio

New lynching memorial offers chance to remember, heal...

A new memorial is opening to honor thousands of people killed in racist lynchings...

 2018-04-21 13:28 

Federal News Radio

After town says 'nyet' to Russia monument, others say 'da'...

A monument honoring a secret World War II spy mission could still find a home in the United States after a North Carolina town rejected the statue because of current tensions between the U.S. and Russia...

 2018-04-21 13:23 

WTOP

UN officials in Sweden for talks on North Korea, Syria...

BACKAKRA, Sweden (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general and Security Council officials were meeting in Sweden on Saturday to discuss a range of international issues, including developments on the Korean Peninsula and in Syria. The annual... The post UN o...

 2018-04-21 13:19 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Russia Accuses U.S. Of Creating 'Visa Wall' After Bolshoi Dancers Refused Visas...

Russia has accused the United States of building a "visa wall" with the rejection of documents that would have allowed two ballet dancers from the famed Bolshoi Theatre to perform in New York City....

 2018-04-21 13:18 

Uganda Radio Network

NDA Closes Friecca Pharmacy Over License...

In a statement issued by the National Drug Authority-NDA whose one of its mandate is to deal with the development and regulation of the pharmacies and drugs in the country ordered that the pharmacy halts its operations to the public and close its premises...

 2018-04-21 13:13 

VOA

India Approves Death Penalty for Child Rapists...

The Indian cabinet has approved the death penalty for convicted rapists of children under the age of 12 to stem a worrying rise in violent crime against young girls and women. The emergency executive order was announced on Saturday following a meeting cal...

 2018-04-21 13:07 

Federal News Radio

Hiroshima increases J-League lead after Patric's 6th goal...

Brazilian striker Patric scored his sixth goal of the season as Sanfrecce Hiroshima beat Sagan Tosu 1-0 to increase its lead in the J-League...

 2018-04-21 13:06 

Herman Cain

Bowl Cut Jr.: Hey, no problem, we'll give up our nukes...

By Dan Calabrese Well that was easy. A little too easy, you think? Yeah. Me too. This is a very tempting narrative: After eight years of Obama's weakness and moral indifference, Trump storms in, shows The post Bowl Cut Jr.: Hey, no problem, we'll ...

 2018-04-21 13:05 

WTOP

Protester faces charges for vandalism at NRA lobbyist's home...

Protesters are targeting the northern Virginia home of the National Rifle Association's top lobbyist and say the protests will continue. The post Protester faces charges for vandalism at NRA lobbyist's home appeared first on WTOP ....

 2018-04-21 13:04 

WTOP

Trump says he doesn't think personal lawyer will 'flip'...

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — President Donald Trump says he doesn't expect personal lawyer Michael Cohen to "flip" as the government investigates Cohen's business dealings. Trump is accusing The New York Times and a... The post Tr...

 2018-04-21 13:02 

NPR

Prediction...

Our panelists predict now that mayochup has arrived, what will be the next big food....

 2018-04-21 13:02 

NPR

Remembering Carl Kasell...

Our Remembrance of Carl Kasell, our Judge and Scorekeeper Emeritus, who passed away this week at the age of 84....

 2018-04-21 13:02 

NPR

Lightning Fill In The Blank...

All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else....

 2018-04-21 13:02 

NPR

Not My Job: We Ask 'Sopranos' Star Edie Falco 3 Questions About Tenors...

Falco gained fame and a boatload of awards playing Carmela on HBO's The Sopranos. She followed that up by creating the iconic role of Nurse Jackie on Showtime . Her new movie is Outside In....

 2018-04-21 13:02 

NPR

Panel Questions...

Dating 101; Pizza, pizza, everywhere....

 2018-04-21 13:02 

NPR

Bluff The Listener...

Our panelists read three stories about someone getting a big break in an unusual way, only one of which is true....

 2018-04-21 13:02 

NPR

Panel Questions...

Senator Tammy's Duck-ling....

 2018-04-21 13:02 

NPR

Who's Bill This Time...

Bill Kurtis reads three quotes from the week's news: "James and The Giant Orange," " Fox Fixer" and "Not So Hot Sauce."...

 2018-04-21 13:02 

NPR

Limericks...

Bill Kurtis reads three news-related limericks: Wooly Wonder, Go To The Light and Stinky Clean....

 2018-04-21 13:01 

NPR

On LA's Sunset Strip, A New Golden Age Of Billboards...

Traditional advertising is on the decline, but billboards targeting Hollywood's elite are shining. Tech and entertainment companies have boosted spending to keep their brands in conspicuous places....

 2018-04-21 13:00 

Uganda Radio Network

Apaa Clashes: MPs Demand Fresh Demarcation Exercise...

Gilbert Olanya, the Kilak South MP, says the violence escalated after the demarcation exercise. He says although the disputed areas could fall in any of the districts, he says this shouldnt make people leave in disharmony since any Ugandan is entitled to ...

 2018-04-21 13:00 

NPR

Fresh Air Weekend: James Comey; 'Atlanta' Actor Brian Tyree Henry...

Comey defends the FBI against charges of partisanship. Critic Ken Tucker reviews John Prine's The Tree of Forgiveness. Henry talks about his Atlanta character Alfred, aka the rapper "Paper Boi."...

 2018-04-21 13:00 

WTOP

New lynching memorial offers chance to remember, heal...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The lynchings that killed thousands of people and terrorized generations of blacks in the U.S. are solemnly commemorated in a new memorial in Alabama's capital city. The National Memorial for Peace... The post New lynchin...

 2018-04-21 13:00 

WTOP

After town says 'nyet' to Russia monument, others say 'da'...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A monument honoring a secret World War II spy mission could still find a home in the United States after a North Carolina town rejected the statue because of current tensions... The post After town says 'nyet' to Russia ...

 2018-04-21 13:00 

Federal News Radio

Rescued horses feel the love at Changing Fates Equine Rescue...

Susan Herdegen approached a bay mare, halter in one hand and brush in the other, speaking softly and rubbing the horse's muzzle...

 2018-04-21 13:00 

Federal News Radio

Pulitzer honoree is latest to win after leaving journalism...

A Virginia photographer who won the Pulitzer Prize for a photo of a fatal car attack the day of a white nationalist rally is the latest in a series of newspaper employees who have won journalism's top honor but left the struggling industry...

 2018-04-21 13:00 

Federal News Radio

Blind Baltimore students tell their stories through song...

Making friends is tough enough for the average teenager...

 2018-04-21 12:58 

Radio Australia

Chemical weapons inspectors head to site of alleged chemical attack in Syria's Douma: Russia...

A special commission from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) left on Saturday morning for the site of the alleged gas attack in the Syrian town of Douma, Russia's Foreign Ministry says....

 2018-04-21 12:48 

VOA

Hamas Says Man Gunned Down in Malaysia Was Important Member...

Gaza's ruling Hamas militant group said Saturday that a man who was gunned down in Malaysia was an important member of the organization, raising suspicions that Israel was behind the brazen killing.Hamas said Palestinian engineer Fadi al-Batsh was a &...

 2018-04-21 12:46 

Federal News Radio

Russian Foreign Ministry says chemical weapons inspectors have left for Syria's Douma...

Russian Foreign Ministry says chemical weapons inspectors have left for Syria's Douma...

 2018-04-21 12:46 

WTOP

Russian Foreign Ministry says chemical weapons inspectors have left for Syria's Douma...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian Foreign Ministry says chemical weapons inspectors have left for Syria's Douma. The post Russian Foreign Ministry says chemical weapons inspectors have left for Syria's Douma appeared first on WTOP ....

 2018-04-21 12:45 

Federal News Radio

Armenia protests: 70 arrested, including 2 suspected bombers...

Armenian authorities say more than 70 people have been arrested, including two people suspected of building bombs, as large protests against the new government enter their second week in the capital Yerevan...

 2018-04-21 12:45 

WTOP

Armenia protests: 70 arrested, including 2 suspected bombers...

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenian authorities say more than 70 people have been arrested, including two people suspected of building bombs, as large protests against the new government enter their second week in the capital.... The post Armenia prote...

 2018-04-21 12:40 

Radio Poland

British officers identify key suspects in poisoning of Russian ex-spy: report...

The UK's Telegraph newspaper has said it believes British security services have identified key suspects in the poisoning of Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal in Salisbury, southern England, last month....

 2018-04-21 12:33 

Federal News Radio

Vive le France: Trump hosts glitzy White House state dinner...

Vive le France: President Donald Trump to host his first big social event, a state dinner for President Emmanuel Macron....

 2018-04-21 12:33 

WTOP

Vive le France: Trump hosts glitzy White House state dinner...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Now it's President Donald Trump's turn to pull off the ultimate charm offensive. Wined and dined on multiple state visits during his tour of Asia last year, Trump is paying it forward... The post Vive le France: Trump hosts...

 2018-04-21 12:30 

Radio Poland

Only a third of Poles read books...

The number of Poles who read books is low but stable with about 38 percent of Poles reading at least one book last year, the director of the National Library has said....

 2018-04-21 12:27 

WTOP

Man dies after car crashes into trees in Prince George's Co....

A man has died after his car crashed into trees in Prince George's County, Maryland, Saturday morning. The post Man dies after car crashes into trees in Prince George's Co. appeared first on WTOP ....

 2018-04-21 12:26 

Federal News Radio

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's shifting rationale for firing Comey...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's shifting rationale for firing Comey; inflating expectations of a simpler tax season next time...

 2018-04-21 12:26 

WTOP

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's shifting rationale for firing Comey...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump offered a shifting rationale this past week for his firing of FBI Director James Comey and joined other Republicans in exaggerating how much simpler it will become for Americans... The post AP FACT CHECK: Tru...

 2018-04-21 12:22 

Federal News Radio

Smyths Toys to take over Toys R Us stores in Germany...

Ireland-based Smyths Toys has reached a deal to take over more than 90 Toys R Us stores in Germany, Austria and Switzerland...

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