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 2018-01-17 16:12 

Herman Cain

White House doctor: Sorry Dems. Trump in great shape, has all his marbles...

But...but...our narrative! President Trump, as you may or may not know, is completely insane. When he's not screaming at the gorilla channel, he's berating his staff, muttering to him...

 2018-01-17 16:11 

VOA

Century After Pandemic, Science Takes Its Best Shot at Flu...

The descriptions are haunting.Some victims felt fine in the morning and were dead by night. Faces turned blue as patients coughed up blood. Stacked bodies outnumbered coffins.A century after one of history's most catastrophic disease outbreaks, scient...

 2018-01-17 16:10 

NPR

Two Artists, Two Different Paths In Exploring The Indigenous Roots Of Latinx Music...

The histories and sounds of Mexico's Comcaac and Canada's First Nation peoples inspire and drive the new work of Hector Guerra and Akawui....

 2018-01-17 16:08 

Federal News Radio

Curry says she wasn't surprised by Lauer allegations...

Former 'Today' show anchor Ann Curry says she wasn't surprised by the allegations that led to ex-colleague Matt Lauer getting fired...

 2018-01-17 16:08 

Federal News Radio

NATO chief due in Macedonia to discuss membership bid...

NATO's secretary general is due in Macedonia for talks on the country's renewed accession bid, a decade after a dispute with neighboring Greece killed an initial effort to join the alliance...

 2018-01-17 16:07 

Federal News Radio

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US...

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US...

 2018-01-17 16:06 

Federal News Radio

Man sent to prison for biting off chunk of wife's nose...

A Connecticut man who bit off a chunk of his wife's nose, permanently disfiguring her, has been sent to prison for more than six years...

 2018-01-17 16:06 

VOA

Dutch Government Tells Highest Eritrean Diplomat to Leave...

The Dutch government has told the highest representative of Eritrea in the Netherlands to leave the country, minister of Foreign Affairs Halbe Zijlstra said on Wednesday.Tekeste Ghebremedhin Zemuy has been declared persona non grata, Zijlstra wrote in a l...

 2018-01-17 16:04 

Federal News Radio

Fernandez leads European figure skating championships...

Javier Fernandez took a step toward his sixth consecutive European Figure Skating Championships gold medal, the only skater in the men's short program to land two quads...

 2018-01-17 16:03 

VOA

UN Mediator Invites Syria, Opposition to Vienna Talks Next Week...

The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria said on Wednesday he had invited the Syrian government and opposition to a special meeting to be held next week in Vienna, Austria.In a statement, Staffan de Mistura said that the Jan 25-26 meeting would focus on...

 2018-01-17 16:03 

Federal News Radio

Science panel backs lower drunken driving threshold...

A prestigious scientific panel is recommending states significantly lower their drunken driving threshold, saying 10,000 alcohol-impaired driving deaths a year are unacceptable and 'entirely preventable'...

 2018-01-17 16:02 

Federal News Radio

The Latest: Bannon said to have received grand jury subpoena...

President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, and senior White House aide, Rick Dearborn, are being interviewed Wednesday behind closed doors by the House Intelligence Committee looking into Trump campaign contacts with Russia...

 2018-01-17 16:01 

Federal News Radio

Bad gifts still hanging around? 6 ways to get rid of them...

What to do with unwanted holiday gifts? Shoppers face lots of options from swapping to selling online...

 2018-01-17 16:01 

Federal News Radio

Scott Harrison: Another CR isn't a sure thing...

Todd Harrison, senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, says another continuing resolution is no sure thing....

 2018-01-17 16:00 

NPR

Songs We Love: Lea Bertucci, 'Patterns For Alto'...

Bertucci unleashes a cascade of overlapping saxophone lines, with each small repetition spawning a new wave of curling, blending sounds....

 2018-01-17 16:00 

Federal News Radio

Senate committee approves nomination of Powell for Fed chair...

Senate Banking Committee approves nomination of Jerome Powell as Fed chairman for second time...

 2018-01-17 16:00 

Federal News Radio

China, Europe jointly test technology for storm satellite...

China and Europe are jointly testing new technology that could help satellites peer through clouds and analyze storms...

 2018-01-17 15:59 

Federal News Radio

Business owners help employees deal with emotional problems...

Employers juggle competing concerns when they're dealing with employees' mental health issues...

 2018-01-17 15:59 

VOA

At Least 30 Bodies Said Found in Clandestine Mexico Graves...

Authorities in the Pacific coast Mexican state of Nayarit say they are investigating the remains of at least 30 people found in a series of clandestine graves.The Nayarit state prosecutor's office says in a statement that bodies and bones were found. ...

 2018-01-17 15:55 

Uganda Radio Network

UNEB Unveils New Plan to Curb Exam Theft...

According to Odongo, UNEB is also considering raising the examination security level involving other agencies and not only police. UNEB has in the past been relying mainly on police for security of the national exams....

 2018-01-17 15:50 

WTOP

Speed camera on Beltway generates huge number of tickets...

Nearly 75,000 speed camera tickets were issued in the Suitland Road Bridge work zone on the Beltway during the last six months of 2017. The post Speed camera on Beltway generates huge number of tickets appeared first on WTOP ....

 2018-01-17 15:50 

VOA

Norway's Conservative PM Presents new Govt, no EU Minister...

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg has presented her new center-right, three-party government with no major changes but without a European affairs minister.Solberg presented her team Wednesday after talks during which that portfolio was sacrificed.Solb...

 2018-01-17 15:50 

KFMB

[ San Diego ]

Deadly stabbing at condo complex in Pacific Beach...

A 37-year-old man stabbed his 66-year-old uncle to death Wednesday morning inside a Pacific Beach condominium where both men lived, police said....

 2018-01-17 15:49 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

U.S. Freezes More Than Half Of Aid To U.N. Agency For Palestinian Refugees...

The State Department is withholding $65 million it planned to send to the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, calling for reforms and for other nations...

 2018-01-17 15:47 

Radio Free Asia

China Seeks to Export Growing Repression, Lack of Freedom at Home: Freedom House...

The ruling Chinese Communist Party now sees itself as a beacon for authoritarian practices around the world, according to a new report....

 2018-01-17 15:43 

VOA

Southeast Alaska King Salmon Forecasts Lowest Since 1970s...

The state Department of Fish and Game has released the lowest forecasts for Southeast Alaska king salmon since record keeping began in the 1970s.King salmon numbers have been dwindling for years, but researchers don't have a lot of answers as to why, ...

 2018-01-17 15:43 

WTOP

Technology companies lead US stocks higher in early trading...

U.S. stocks edged higher in early trading Wednesday, recouping some of the market's losses from a day earlier. Technology and health care companies accounted for much of the gains. Financials stocks declined the most after... The post Technology compa...

 2018-01-17 15:43 

WTOP

The Latest: Trump campaign aides interviewed by House panel...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into Donald Trump's 2016 campaign and Russia (all times local): 10:35 a.m. President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, and senior White House aide, Rick Dearborn, are......

 2018-01-17 15:42 

VOA

Syrian Kurds Appeal to UN as Turkey Prepares to Attack...

Syria's dominant Kurdish party on Wednesday called on the U.N. Security Council to act quickly to ensure the safety of Kurdish-controlled territories in the country's north, including an enclave that Turkey has threatened to attack.Turkey's Pr...

 2018-01-17 15:41 

WTOP

Czech PM facing fraud charges says he might not head govt...

PRAGUE (AP) — Populist billionaire Andrej Babis has acknowledged he might not be in the new Czech government even though his centrist ANO movement won October's parliamentary election. A new minority government led by Babis... The post Czech PM ...

 2018-01-17 15:40 

WTOP

Curry says she wasn't surprised by Lauer allegations...

NEW YORK (AP) — Former "Today" show anchor Ann Curry says she's not surprised by the allegations that got former colleague Matt Lauer fired and that there was an atmosphere of verbal sexual harassment at... The post Curry says she wasn&#...

 2018-01-17 15:39 

KFMB

[ San Diego ]

New California declares "independence" from rest of state...

The founders of New California read their own version of a Declaration of Independence on Monday in a first-step effort to split from the state....

 2018-01-17 15:38 

Radio France International

Catalonia MPs set new collision course with Spain...

The parliament in the Spanish region of Catalonia named a pro-independence speaker on Wednesday, setting the ground for an attempt to restore exiled former leader Carles Puigdemont and a new political and legal standoff with Madrid....

 2018-01-17 15:37 

VOA

Hungary Seeks Sanctions Against Helpers of Illegal Migration...

The Hungarian government is proposing a set of laws that would tax and possibly sanction Hungarian groups who assist illegal migration and receive foreign funding.Interior Minister Sandor Pinter said Wednesday that such groups would have to register with ...

 2018-01-17 15:29 

WTOP

NFL Calendar...

Jan. 21 — Conference championships. Feb. 4 — Super Bowl at Minneapolis. Feb. 20 — First day for clubs to designate franchise or transition players. Feb. 27-March 5 — NFL comine in Indianapolis. March 6... The post NFL Calendar appe...

 2018-01-17 15:29 

NPR

U.S. Freezes More Than Half Of Aid To U.N. Agency For Palestinian Refugees...

The funding freeze comes weeks after the U.S. was soundly rejected in its attempts to block a resolution in the U.N. that called for countries not to move their embassies to Jerusalem....

 2018-01-17 15:29 

WSHU

U.S. Freezes More Than Half Of Aid To U.N. Agency For Palestinian Refugees...

The State Department is withholding $65 million it planned to send to the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, calling for reforms and for other nations to step up their support — especially those that criticize the Trump administration's posit...

 2018-01-17 15:28 

WTOP

Christie ends term unpopular, but with legs left unbroken...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Republican Chris Christie left the New Jersey governor's office with his popularity in tatters, but at least he didn't break a leg. Christie is the first elected New Jersey governor in... The post Christie ends term unpo...

 2018-01-17 15:27 

WTOP

Palestinian teen to be held until trial for slapping troops...

OFER MILITARY BASE, West Bank (AP) — An Israeli military court has denied bail for a 16-year-old Palestinian girl, ordering her held until her trial on charges that she slapped and pushed two Israeli soldiers.... The post Palestinian teen to be held...

 2018-01-17 15:27 

WTOP

Wednesday's Time Schedule...

All Times EST TOP 25 BASKETBALL Men No. 1 Villanova at Georgetown, 6:30 p.m. No. 7 Wichita State vs. SMU, 7 p.m. No. 8 Texas Tech at Texas, 8 p.m. No. 11 Xavier vs. St.... The post Wednesday's Time Schedule appeared first on WTOP ....

 2018-01-17 15:26 

WTOP

50 shows, 5 days: Fashion says "bonjour" to Paris menswear...

PARIS (AP) — The travelling fashion press bid "ciao" to Milan and said "bonjour" to Paris on Wednesday — kicking off 50 fashion shows, endless parties, million-dollar business deals and the last leg of the... The post 50 shows,...

 2018-01-17 15:25 

WTOP

'The Last Jedi,' 'Three Billboards' among AARP nominees...

NEW YORK (AP) — "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" hasn't been mentioned much in this year's awards season, but it's among the nominees for AARP The Magazine's 17th annual Movies for Grownups Awards. Oscar contenders... The post '...

 2018-01-17 15:22 

VOA

Conflict Among World Powers a Growing Concern, Experts Say...

A survey by the World Economic Forum finds that more than nine in 10 experts are worried about worsening economic or political confrontation between world powers, amid a trend toward "charismatic strongman politics."The WEF, the organizer of the a...

 2018-01-17 15:22 

Radio Free Asia

Hong Kong Court Jails Former Student Leader Joshua Wong Over 2014 Protests...

Joshua Wong and Raphael Wong are handed jail terms of three months and four-and-a-half months respectively for ignoring a court order....

 2018-01-17 15:22 

Radio Prague

Slovakia most popular foreign state among Czechs...

Slovakia remains the most popular foreign country among Czechs, accordingto the results of a survey carried out by STEM polling agency released onWednesday. The poll suggests that almost 90 percent of Czechs have a closeaffinity with Slovakia. Austria and...

 2018-01-17 15:19 

Federal News Radio

Man pleads guilty to threatening Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa...

A Nebraska man has pleaded guilty to threatening Republican U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa...

 2018-01-17 15:19 

VOA

Ethiopia Releases Top Opposition Figure from Prison...

Ethiopia's top opposition figure and hundreds of others were released from prison Wednesday as part of the government's recent pledge to release detained politicians and "widen the democratic space for all."Merara Gudina led the Oromo Fede...

 2018-01-17 15:18 

VOA

Pope Francis Presides Over Mass in Chilean Region of Centuries-Old Conflict...

Pope Francis presided Wednesday over an open air Mass at an air base in the Chilean town of Temuco, the heart of a centuries-old conflict with indigenous people and on land that was taken from them in the early 20th century.The Mass was celebrated at the ...

 2018-01-17 15:17 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

New Footage Shows Final Hours Of Slain Ukrainian Lawyer...

Ukrainian authorities share the last images of slain activist lawyer Iryna Nozdrovska in a case that is testing Ukraine's rule of law....

 2018-01-17 15:15 

Radio France International

France shelves controversial Nantes airport project...

The French government formally abandoned decades-old plans for a controversial new airport in Western France. The site had become a site of resistance for environmental activists....

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