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 2021-09-22 21:29 

NPR

In New Filing, Britney Spears Consents With The Petition To End Her Conservatorship...

The filing represents the first time Britney Spears has called for an end to the arrangement in court documents, though she has called for its termination in hearings....

 2021-09-22 21:05 

1010 WINS

Judge extends vaccine mandate ban for NY health care workers; NYC DOE ban lifted...

A state Supreme Court judge lifted a temporary restraining order Wednesday allowing the city's vaccine mandate for public school teachers and staff to proceed....

 2021-09-22 21:02 

WSHU

Prosecutors Push For No Bail In Spota Corruption Case...

Prosecutors want a federal judge to deny bail for ex-Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota and his former aide while they attempt to appeal their corruption convictions....

 2021-09-22 21:01 

Radio New Zealand

Government announces team leading new Health NZ and Mori Health Authority...

The team leading the establishment of the new Health New Zealand and Mori Health Authority have been announced....

 2021-09-22 21:00 

NPR

Some Schools In Afghanistan Are Back, But Only For Boys. Girls Have Been Told To Wait...

NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Chris Nyamandi, Country Director of Save The Children in Afghanistan about a restriction on girls' education and other threats to children's welfare under the Taliban....

 2021-09-22 21:00 

NPR

A Dead Wild Male Ocelot May Still Have Offspring, If Scientists' Efforts Succeed...

South Texas is the one place in the U.S. where ocelots breed in the wild. After the death of a male, scientists tried something novel: artificial insemination from a wild ocelot into one at a zoo....

 2021-09-22 21:00 

NPR

How Brazil's Severe Drought Affects The Entire World's Coffee Supply Chain...

Attributed to climate change, Brazil's historic drought is devastating its coffee farmers, who's crops supply much of the world....

 2021-09-22 20:55 

WCBS Newsradio 880

Johnny Depp: 'Not one of you' is safe with 'cancel culture'...

Taking center stage in a prestigious Spanish film festival to receive a top career award, actor Johnny Depp presented himself as a victim of the "cancel culture" that, he said, has spread across the cinema industry...

 2021-09-22 20:50 

NPR

At 100, The National Park Service's Oldest Active Ranger Is Still Going Strong...

Betty Soskin's career with the National Park Service began in 2000 after attending a presentation on a plan to create the Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond, Calif....

 2021-09-22 20:50 

WSHU

At 100, The National Park Service's Oldest Active Ranger Is Still Going Strong...

Betty Soskin has accomplished a lot over the course of her life. She's been a published author, a songwriter/activist during the civil rights movement and a businesswoman and now serves with the National Park Service — holding the title as the c...

 2021-09-22 20:47 

Radio Free Asia

Malaysia to Seek China's Views on AUKUS Pact in Minister's Beijing Visit...

One expert calls the proposed consultation 'inappropriate,' noting Malaysia is not a member of the AUKUS Pact and will appear to be siding with China, the Pact's potential target....

 2021-09-22 20:46 

WSHU

Outside Ethics Group Says 7 House Lawmakers Didn't Disclose Stock Trades...

An outside ethics group on Wednesday filed ethics complaints against seven U.S. House lawmakers — four Democrats and three Republicans — for failing to report stock trades. One of the members of Congress — New York Democratic Rep. Tom Su...

 2021-09-22 20:45 

Federal News Network

Texas murder conviction overturned for improper legal work...

A Texas death row inmate's murder conviction has been overturned because a prosecutor in his 2003 trial was also working for the judge......

 2021-09-22 20:45 

Federal News Network

'We're not panicking'; Steelers regrouping after loss...

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger says his team isn't panicking after a loss to Las Vegas......

 2021-09-22 20:40 

WCBS Newsradio 880

Man who claimed to have bomb at Capitol competent for trial...

A federal judge has ruled the man who claimed he had a bomb in a pickup truck near the U.S. Capitol last month is competent to stand trial...

 2021-09-22 20:38 

Federal News Network

South Carolina's Confederate monument protection law upheld...

The South Carolina Supreme Court has ruled a state law preventing anyone from moving a Confederate monument or changing the historical name of a street or building without the Legislature's permission......

 2021-09-22 20:33 

WTOP

Patriots expect to be challenged by Kamara, savvy Saints...

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots entered free agency in the offseason with the goal of building a defense that......

 2021-09-22 20:33 

WTOP

Mayim Bialik's 'Jeopardy!' goal: maintaining its integrity...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayim Bialik knew she'd be busy around this time of year, but not this busy. Besides......

 2021-09-22 20:29 

WTOP

New push on to expand nuclear radiation compensation in US...

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is renewing a push to expand a U.S. compensation program for people who were exposed to radiation following uranium mining and nuclear testing carried out during the Cold War....

 2021-09-22 20:29 

WTOP

Man who claimed to have bomb at Capitol competent for trial...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The man who claimed he had a bomb in a pickup truck near the U.S. Capitol last......

 2021-09-22 20:29 

Radio New Zealand

Government ministers wanted bespoke MIQ for athletes but were warned of public backlash...

The idea was shot down by officials who looked at options and each time found a shortage of resources - and a risk of public backlash....

 2021-09-22 20:29 

NPR

7 Lawmakers Face Ethics Complaints For Not Filing Their Personal Stock Transactions...

Seven House lawmakers are facing ethics complaints for violating the Stock Act, which polices insider trading, because of a recent bipartisan trend of lawmakers ignoring disclosure requirements....

 2021-09-22 20:29 

NPR

Richard Powers' Book 'Bewilderment' Explores Life On And Beyond Earth...

NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with novelist Richard Powers about his new book, Bewilderment, about a widowed father and his son trying to make sense of the world....

 2021-09-22 20:29 

WSHU

More States Are Trying Not To Fill Voting Districts With Prisoners Who Can't Vote...

A growing number of states have policies for avoiding drawing new voting districts filled with prisoners who can't vote. It's part of an effort to combat what some call "prison gerrymandering."...

 2021-09-22 20:29 

WSHU

Survivor Of 1973 Rape Says She May Have Identified The Wrong Man Due To Racial Bias...

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 2021-09-22 20:29 

WSHU

The Evergrande Group's Debt Issues Could Be A Drag On China's Economy...

TAICANG, China The one-bedroom apartment was to be Penelope Wu's retirement home, an escape from the bustle of Shanghai or, at least, that's how Evergrande, the Chinese property developer, painted it. To jump in line ahead of hundreds of other pro...

 2021-09-22 20:29 

WSHU

New Orleans City Council Launches Investigation Into Mass Power Failure During Ida...

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 2021-09-22 20:29 

WSHU

7 Lawmakers Face Ethics Complaints For Not Filing Their Personal Stock Transactions...

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 2021-09-22 20:26 

Radio New Zealand

Call to support Covid-19 frontline workers...

People who are at the forefront in the fight against Covid-19 need to undergo psychological counselling, a mental health expert says....

 2021-09-22 20:24 

WTOP

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday...

Stocks held on to their gains on Wall Street Wednesday after the Federal Reserve signaled it may begin easing its......

 2021-09-22 20:21 

WTOP

Fed: On track to slow support for economy later this year...

The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it may start raising its benchmark interest rate sometime next year, earlier than it envisioned three months ago and a sign that it's concerned that high inflation pressures may persist....

 2021-09-22 20:21 

NPR

Outside Ethics Group Says 7 House Lawmakers Didn't Disclose Stock Trades...

The complaints from the Campaign Legal Center against four Democrats and three Republicans show a trend — lawmakers failing to disclose transactions required by an insider trading law....

 2021-09-22 20:20 

WTOP

Stitch Fix, Sonic Automotive rise; FedEx, Facebook fall...

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Wednesday: FedEx Corp., down $22.99 to $229.08.......

 2021-09-22 20:20 

Radio France International

Prosecution details R. Kelly sex crime 'universe' in closing arguments...

Singer R. Kelly used "lies, manipulation, threats and physical abuse" to operate an "enterprise" enabling him to commit decades of sex crimes, the prosecution said during marathon closing arguments Wednesday.In ushering the lurid trial tow...

 2021-09-22 20:20 

WCBS Newsradio 880

Senators: Bipartisan police overhaul talks end with no deal...

Senate negotiators say bipartisan congressional talks on overhauling policing practices have ended without agreement...

 2021-09-22 20:20 

WCBS Newsradio 880

Thousands fight wildfires threatening California's sequoias...

Growing armies of firefighters are battling wildfires in the heart of California's sequoia country...

 2021-09-22 20:19 

WTOP

Grand jury formally charges Florida man in family slaying...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A man accused of massacring a Florida family under the delusion that they were child......

 2021-09-22 20:19 

Radio New Zealand

Covid-19: Latest lockdown crippled business, dairy owner claims...

A dairy that opened in Auckland during World War I and survived through the Spanish Flu pandemic is within an inch of its life after the latest lockdown....

 2021-09-22 20:18 

Federal News Network

Florida makes quarantine optional for exposed students...

A day after assuming his job, Florida's newly appointed surgeon general has signed new rules allowing parents to decide whether their children should quarantine or stay in school after being exposed......

 2021-09-22 20:18 

WTOP

Thousands fight wildfires threatening California's sequoias...

THREE RIVERS, Calif. (AP) — Growing armies of firefighters battled wildfires in the heart of California's sequoia country on Wednesday.......

 2021-09-22 20:16 

Radio New Zealand

Banning unvaccinated people from Parliament grounds could set precedent - expert...

In an interview with media outlet Newsroom, Trevor Mallard revealed staff, the public and the media may not be allowed on the Parliamentary precinct if they were unvaccinated....

 2021-09-22 20:16 

WTOP

Tonywatch: Playwright Katori Hall 'reaching for humanity'...

NEW YORK (AP) — Most playwrights who dip their toes into musical theater for the first time go small. Not......

 2021-09-22 20:15 

WTOP

Tonywatch: Aaron Tveit rides a roller coaster of a year...

NEW YORK (AP) — Even in a crazy year with so many ups and downs, consider the last 12 months......

 2021-09-22 20:15 

WTOP

Q&A: Johns Hopkins doctor discusses importance of nuance when dealing with COVID-19...

WTOP's John Domen had a conversation with Dr. Martin Makary, a surgical oncologist and chief of the Johns Hopkins Islet Transplant Center, about the importance of facing the pandemic and the conversation surrounding it with nuance....

 2021-09-22 20:14 

Federal News Network

As Texas draws its maps, Latinos push for political power...

Latino groups are bracing for possible fights over redistricting......

 2021-09-22 20:12 

Federal News Network

Brazil's soccer body seeks quarantine waiver for EPL players...

Brazil's soccer confederation has requested quarantine waivers from the government so England-based players can play in a World Cup qualifying match in Manaus next month......

 2021-09-22 20:12 

Radio New Zealand

AUKUS fallout: France to send envoy back to US after Biden call...

French President Emmanuel Macron is sending his ambassador back to the US after President Joe Biden agreed that consultation over a security pact with Australia could have prevented a diplomatic row....

 2021-09-22 20:12 

NPR

The Evergrande Group's Debt Issues Could Be A Drag On China's Economy...

For decades, rising property prices helped enrich China. Now one of the country's biggest developers is facing bankruptcy. Policy makers fear it could send China's financial system into a tailspin....

 2021-09-22 20:12 

NPR

Committee To Decide Who Speaks On Behalf Of Afghanistan At The U.N. General Assembly...

An obscure committee will decide who speaks on behalf of Afghanistan at the U.N. The Taliban sent a letter saying they want to speak to the General Assembly and they have a new ambassador....

 2021-09-22 20:12 

NPR

Congresswoman Bush On Her Efforts To Reinstate A Ban On Evictions During The Pandemic...

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Rep. Cori Bush, D-Mo., about her ongoing efforts to expand access to emergency rental assistance funds to households at risk of eviction during the pandemic....

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