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 2019-12-09 10:20 

Washington Post

Peace in sight? Paris summit seeks solution for Ukraine war...

A long-awaited summit in Paris is aiming to find a way to end the war in eastern Ukraine...

 2019-12-09 10:20 

Washington Post

Search on for missing kayak with Polish man, Thai companion...

Rescue teams in Thailand are searching for a Polish man and a Thai woman who went missing when the kayak they were paddling carried them away from shore into the open sea...

 2019-12-09 10:17 

NPR

Transcript: NPR's Full Interview With Joe Biden...

Morning Edition host Rachel Martin interviews former Vice President Joe Biden aboard his campaign bus about his bid for the Democratic nomination and the impeachment inquiry against President Trump....

 2019-12-09 10:16 

Washington Post

Suu Kyi's defense of genocide charges may shock the West. But it bolsters her status at home....

The former democracy campaigner is set to appear at The Hague over allegations stemming from Myanmar's expulsion of the mostly Muslim Rohingya people....

 2019-12-09 10:13 

Washington Post

US Catholic priests beset by overwork, isolation, scandals...

These are challenging times for many Catholic priests across the United States...

 2019-12-09 10:11 

NPR

Justice Department Watchdog Report On Russia Investigation Due Monday...

Inspector General Michael Horowitz's highly anticipated report about the Russia investigation could offer political ammunition to both Republicans and Democrats....

 2019-12-09 10:10 

Washington Post

Russia awaits sanctions from World Anti-Doping Agency...

The World Anti-Doping Agency has begun a meeting to judge the latest allegations of Russian corruption in international sports...

 2019-12-09 10:07 

Washington Post

Tally of arrests in Hong Kong protests surges past 6,000...

Hong Kong police say they have made 6,022 arrests and fired nearly 16,000 tear gas rounds in six months of anti-government protests that have shaken the city...

 2019-12-09 10:02 

NPR

Myanmar's De Facto Leader To Appear At The Hague...

Aung San Suu Kyi aims to convince an international court that charges of genocide against the Muslim minority Rohingya are false....

 2019-12-09 10:02 

NPR

Remembering A Victim Of The Pensacola Naval Base Shooting...

Three sailors were killed during last week's shooting at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Fla. One was Airman Mohammed Sameh Haitham, a track star at his high school in St. Petersburg....

 2019-12-09 10:02 

NPR

Ukraine's President To Meet Russian Counterpart For Peace Talks...

Ukraine's president will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin for the first time in Paris on Monday to discuss ways to end the fighting in eastern Ukraine....

 2019-12-09 10:02 

NPR

The Pros And Cons Of Exploring Your Dog's DNA...

More pet owners are doing it — sending in dog saliva to find out the genetic history of their dog. Curiosity is one big reason but the test can also help with disease prevention and health promotion....

 2019-12-09 10:02 

NPR

DOJ Watchdog Report On Russia Probe To Be Released Monday...

The Justice Department's independent inspector general is set to release the findings of his 20-month review of the early stages of the Russia probe....

 2019-12-09 10:02 

NPR

Big Bird And Oscar Puppeteer On 'Sesame Street' Dies At 85...

Caroll Spinney, the Sesame Street puppeteer behind Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch has died. Spinney started with the PBS children's TV program at its launch in 1969, retiring in 2018....

 2019-12-09 10:02 

NPR

Morning News Brief...

The FBI probes Pensacola shooting as terrorism. DOJ's inspector general will weigh in on the early stages of the Russia probe. And, a House panel hearing sets the stage for impeachment charges....

 2019-12-09 10:02 

NPR

Kennedy Center Celebrates 2019 Honorees...

Among the artists receiving Kennedy Center Honors Sunday night in Washington, D.C., were Linda Ronstadt, Earth, Wind & Fire and actress Sally Field....

 2019-12-09 10:02 

NPR

National Security Adviser Aids In U.S.-Iran Prisoner Swap...

The U.S. and Iran conducted a prisoner swap over the weekend. NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to national security adviser Robert O'Brien who played a pivotal role in the negotiations....

 2019-12-09 10:02 

NPR

Volcano Erupts On New Zealand's White Island...

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Charlotte Graham-McLay of "The New York Times" about a volcano erupting in New Zealand that killed several people....

 2019-12-09 10:02 

NPR

House Judiciary Committee Takes An Important Step Toward Impeachment...

The House Judiciary Committee will formally receive evidence from the impeachment inquiry of President Trump. The House could vote on impeachment before Christmas....

 2019-12-09 10:01 

NPR

Biden Rejects Calls For Impeachment Testimony As A Trump Ploy To 'Divert Attention'...

In an interview with NPR, the former vice president said no one warned him about the optics of his son working in Ukraine. Biden also defended calling a voter a "damn liar" in Iowa last week....

 2019-12-09 10:00 

NPR

Raveena: Tiny Desk Concert...

"I just want you to know," Raveena told the NPR office, "that in this space that we're in, you're extremely, extremely loved."...

 2019-12-09 10:00 

Roll Call

Road ahead: Impeachment articles and spending bills top the agenda...

The House is barreling toward a vote on articles of impeachment, possibly before the holiday recess. House Judiciary Democrats stayed in Washington over the weekend for impeachment strategy sessions, and a Monday hearing will set the scene for the scope o...

 2019-12-09 10:00 

Washington Examiner

Utah Republican Chris Stewart's 'Fairness for All' Act perfectly balances LGBT rights and religious liberty...

In something of a plot twist, it's a conservative congressman restoring sanity to the debate over gay rights and religious liberty. For too long, militant left-wing activists have sought to crush religious Americans, while many social conservatives ha...

 2019-12-09 10:00 

Washington Post

D.C.-area forecast: Rainy and mild through Tuesday night before temperatures drop with risk of wet snow...

A slushy accumulation not impossible early Wednesday, especially west of the city....

 2019-12-09 10:00 

McClatchy DC

Donald Trump wanted to save Christmas for consumers. Did it work?...

Shoppers may not see higher prices on televisions, toys, footwear and apparel this year, despite Trump's trade war with China...

 2019-12-09 09:46 

Washington Post

North Korea calls Trump 'thoughtless' old man over tweets...

North Korea has again insulted President Donald Trump, calling him a "thoughtless and sneaky old man" after he tweeted that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wouldn't want to abandon a special relationship between the two leaders and affect the ...

 2019-12-09 09:40 

Washington Post

Cyprus steps up dividing line patrols amid migrant influx...

Cyprus' new interior minister says joint police and military patrols are being launched along the ethnically split island nation's dividing line to counter an influx of migrants crossing from the breakaway north...

 2019-12-09 09:37 

Washington Post

Marianne Williamson falsely claims that Trump pardoned Charles Manson...

The Democratic presidential candidate was apparently duped by a satirical news story when she condemned Trump on Twitter for supposedly pardoning the serial killer....

 2019-12-09 09:33 

Washington Post

The Nation's Weather...

The Nation's Weather for Monday, December 9, 2019...

 2019-12-09 09:28 

VOA

Naval Resupply Advance Gives China New Edge in Maritime Disputes...

A Chinese military supply ship has made its first transfer from a civilian vessel, Chinese media say....

 2019-12-09 09:28 

Washington Post

Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney dies at age 85...

The Sesame Workshop says Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on "Sesame Street," died Sunday at the age of 85 at his home in Connecticut...

 2019-12-09 09:27 

Washington Times

W Virginia Capitol Christmas tree lighting set for Tuesday...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia's annual holiday celebration and tree lighting ceremony will be held this week at the state Capitol Complex in Charleston. The Joyful Night event will begin at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday on the south plaza with performanc...

 2019-12-09 09:26 

Washington Post

N. Korea believed to test new rocket engine to provoke US...

North Korea's announcement that it conducted a "very important test" at its long-range rocket launch site has caused speculation that it involved a new engine for either a space launch vehicle or a long-range missile...

 2019-12-09 09:25 

Washington Times

New manager named for Perryville Battlefield...

PERRYVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A Civil War author, re-enactor and tour guide has been selected as the new manager at Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, Kentucky State Parks Commissioner Donnie Holland said. Bryan Bush, who was appointed Friday, has publi...

 2019-12-09 09:24 

Washington Post

Virginia governor to unveil budget priorities...

Virginia Gov...

 2019-12-09 09:22 

Washington Times

N. Korea believed to test new rocket engine to provoke US...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - A day after North Korea said it had performed a "very important test" at its long-range rocket launch site, there is wide speculation that it involved a new engine for either a space launch vehicle or a long-range missile...

 2019-12-09 09:22 

Washington Times

Record number of deer killed during Kentucky gun season...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Hunters killed a record number of deer in Kentucky during the recent gun season, surpassing last year's record. Hunters killed about 107,000 deer during the 16-day season that ended on Nov. 24, up from the approximately 106,800 d...

 2019-12-09 09:22 

Washington Times

Virginia governor to unveil budget priorities...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is set to unveil some of his top spending priorities ahead of next year's legislative session. The governor, a Democrat, has a news conference planned Monday to preview a budget proposal. Passing a two-...

 2019-12-09 09:12 

VOA

At Least Five Dead, Scores Missing After New Zealand Volcano Eruption...

At least five people have died and as many as 20 were injured after a volcano began erupting Monday afternoon off New Zealand's North Island, one of the country's two main islands.Speaking to reporters in the capital Wellington, New Zealand's ...

 2019-12-09 09:00 

Reason.com

Brickbat: Drink Up...

A Berkeley, California, law will require restaurants to charge customers 25 cents for a single-use cup starting in January. A similar law will take effect in Palo Alto in 2021, and San Francisco Supervisor Aaron Peskin has introduced a bill that would req...

 2019-12-09 08:53 

US News & World Report

Staff on Two Paris Metro Lines Extend Strike to Friday...

PARIS (Reuters) - Drivers and maintenance staff on two Paris metro lines voted on Monday to extend their strike against the government's planned......

 2019-12-09 08:53 

Washington Post

Trucker gets prison for crash that killed Delaware woman...

A Maryland man has been sentenced to three months in prison for a 2018 crash that killed a Delaware woman...

 2019-12-09 08:52 

Washington Post

Quake rattles Tuscany, no injuries reported...

An earthquake has struck Tuscany north of Florence, sending frightened people into the street in the middle of the night and slightly damaging some buildings...

 2019-12-09 08:51 

US News & World Report

Britain Faces Most History-Shaping Election Since WWII...

Britain is facing the most testing and significant period in its modern history....

 2019-12-09 08:50 

Washington Times

Trucker gets prison for crash that killed Delaware woman...

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - A Maryland man has been sentenced to three months in prison for a 2018 crash that killed a Delaware woman. Anthoni Lewinson, 33, also has been sentenced to a year of probation, The News Journal of Wilmington reported on Friday. He ...

 2019-12-09 08:50 

US News & World Report

Trucker Gets Prison for Crash That Killed Delaware Woman...

A Maryland man has been sentenced to three months in prison for a 2018 crash that killed a Delaware woman....

 2019-12-09 08:49 

US News & World Report

UK PM Johnson on Heathrow: Might Be Difficult to Lie Before Bulldozers...

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday he would try to find a way to honor his promise to oppose Heathrow airport......

 2019-12-09 08:49 

Washington Times

Quake rattles Tuscany, no injuries reported...

ROME (AP) - An earthquake struck Tuscany north of Florence on Monday, sending frightened people into the street in the middle of the night and slightly damaging some buildings. Mayors of towns in the area near the Appennine mountains known as Mugello said...

 2019-12-09 08:40 

Washington Post

In China, library officials burn books that diverge from Communist Party ideology...

Torching of literature heightens fears of deepening authoritarianism under Xi Jinping and invites comparisons to Nazi Germany....

 2019-12-09 08:38 

Washington Post

Torrential rains in Uganda, 26 killed, says Red Cross...

The Uganda Red Cross says at least 26 people have been killed in floods unleashed by torrential rains in different parts of the east African country...

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