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 2021-10-16 04:05 

VOA

Encounter...

Give us 5 minutes, and we'll give you the world. Around the clock, Voice of America keeps you in touch with the latest news. We bring you reports from our correspondents and interviews with newsmakers from across the world....

 2021-10-16 04:01 

Washington Examiner

Democrats are eager to raid your banking data...

Democrats may soon cut the price tag of their latest spending bill somewhere below $3.5 trillion, but they are still desperate to get you to pay for some of it. That is why they are trying to raise $460 billion by taking your banking data....

 2021-10-16 04:00 

Washington Examiner

The climate mob is coming for LNG exports...

The current global energy crisis may finally provide the cover that climate activists need to start dismantling the U.S. liquefied natural gas export industry. Even though LNG has been one of the great American success stories of the shale revolution over...

 2021-10-16 03:50 

WTOP

Virginia State Police search for 7-year-old girl, mother...

Police in Virginia are asking for the public's help in locating a mother and her 7-year-old daughter who have been missing for over a day....

 2021-10-16 03:48 

WUSA9.com

Deputies search for missing 7-year-old believed to be in 'extreme danger'...

Rabi-Ah Jalloh's last known location is unknown but deputies believe she is with her mother, Mariatu Jalloh, and may be traveling in a car....

 2021-10-16 03:48 

WUSA9.com

Arlington County Police Dept. names first Latino Liaison officer...

Military veteran will work to build trust between police and Arlington's Latino community...

 2021-10-16 03:40 

WTOP

Netflix employee fired in wake of Chappelle special furor...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix said Friday that it had fired an employee for disclosing confidential financial information about what......

 2021-10-16 03:32 

WTOP

11 kids drowned, 10 rescued in Indonesian river cleanup...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Eleven students drowned and 10 others were rescued during a school outing for a river cleanup......

 2021-10-16 03:30 

WTOP

Moderate earthquake rocks Bali, killing at least 3...

DENPASAR, Indonesia (AP) — Three people were killed and another seven were injured when a moderately strong earthquake and an......

 2021-10-16 03:30 

VOA

Press Conference USA...
 2021-10-16 03:27 

Washington Examiner

Protesters arrested after storming Interior Department...

Environmentalist protesters attempting to occupy the Department of the Interior were arrested after storming the building....

 2021-10-16 03:25 

WTOP

Fight at a Montgomery Co. high school football game sends boy to the hospital, police say...

A teenage boy is in the hospital after a fight broke out during a high school football game in Montgomery County, Maryland, Friday night....

 2021-10-16 03:23 

US News & World Report

Chicago Uses Stellar Defensive Effort to Rout Phoenix 86-50...

Kahleah Copper scored 20 of her 22 points in the first half and Chicago used a dominant defensive effort to reach a record rout of the Phoenix Mercury 86-50, moving the Sky one victory away from the franchise's first WNBA title....

 2021-10-16 03:23 

WTOP

Chicago uses stellar defensive effort to rout Phoenix 86-50...

CHICAGO (AP) — Kahleah Copper scored 20 of her 22 points in the first half and Chicago used a dominant......

 2021-10-16 03:21 

VOA

NASA to Launch Craft to Explore Jupiter's Asteroids...

Lucy spacecraft set to take off early Saturday from Florida...

 2021-10-16 03:09 

VOA

FIFA, Qatar Help Evacuate Afghan Football Players, Families...

FIFA said in a statement that the group, which included female players, were deemed to have been 'at the highest risk'...

 2021-10-16 03:08 

WTOP

Hughes scores 2, lifts Devils past Blackhawks in OT...

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Not only did defenseman Dougie Hamilton pay instant dividends for the New Jersey Devils, Jack Hughes......

 2021-10-16 03:06 

WTOP

WNBA Playoff Glance...

All Times EDT (x-if necessary) First Round Thursday, Sept. 23 No. 6 Chicago 81, No. 7 Dallas 64 No. 5......

 2021-10-16 03:05 

WTOP

Canucks score twice in shootout, beat Flyers 5-4...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With a raucous Philly crowd against them, and a third-period collapse still raw, the Vancouver Canucks pulled......

 2021-10-16 03:05 

VOA

Issues in the News...
 2021-10-16 03:05 

VOA

Issues in the News...
 2021-10-16 03:05 

VOA

Issues in the News...

Prominent Washington correspondents discuss topics making headlines around the world....

 2021-10-16 03:05 

VOA

Issues in the News...
 2021-10-16 03:03 

WTOP

Friday's Scores...

PREP FOOTBALL= East 27, Highland 20 ___ Some high school football scores provided by Scorestream.com, https://scorestream.com/ ___ Information from: ScoreStream......

 2021-10-16 03:02 

WTOP

Clemson holds off Syracuse 17-14 when late FG misses...

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — DJ Uiagalelei passed for 181 yards and one touchdown, Kobe Pace rushed for 76 yards and......

 2021-10-16 03:00 

WTOP

Maryland governor outlines $150M plan to boost law enforcement funding...

Maryland Republican Gov. Larry Hogan is outlining a $150 million plan to "re-fund the police," that would boost funding to local police departments across the state, including for officer pay, body-cameras and victim services....

 2021-10-16 02:58 

Raw Story

Jared Kushner pal Ken Kurson faces state cyberstalking charges after Trump pardon: report...

An associate of Jared Kushner is seeking a plea agreement after as prosecutors seek to hold him account for alleged misconduct that resulted him a president pardon. "Former New York Observer editor-in-chief Ken Kurson, who was pardoned by Donald Trump...

 2021-10-16 02:55 

WTOP

Wizards finish preseason 0-4 as Julius Randle hits game-winner for Knicks...

The Wizards capped their preseason with a 115-113 loss to the Knicks at Madison Square Garden on Friday and fell to 0-4 on their preseason campaign....

 2021-10-16 02:54 

The Hill

Thousands of frustrated Puerto Ricans protest against ongoing power outages...

Thousands of frustrated Puerto Ricans took to the streets Friday to protest ongoing power outages occurring across the island....

 2021-10-16 02:53 

WTOP

UN official: Taliban to announce secondary school for girls...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A senior U.N. official said Friday the Taliban told him they will announce "very soon" that......

 2021-10-16 02:49 

VOA

US Health Panel Recommends Booster Shot for Johnson & Johnson Vaccine...

CDC says it will accept mixed-dose coronavirus vaccines from international travelers...

 2021-10-16 02:33 

VOA

Suicide Bombers Kill Dozens at Shiite Mosque...

Islamic State Khorasan Province claims responsibility for the Kandahar attack...

 2021-10-16 02:31 

The Hill

Bolsonaro could face 11 criminal charges after pandemic probe, senator says...

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro could face 11 criminal charges after the country's Senate investigated his response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the senator in charge of the probe....

 2021-10-16 02:27 

Raw Story

Trump's revenge push to replace 'disloyal' Republicans is failing to receive widespread support: report...

Donald Trump's hand-selected candidates who are challenging Republicans that he viewed as lacking sufficient loyalty are failing at receiving campaign finance support. "Four candidates backed by Donald Trump to challenge Republican lawmakers who v...

 2021-10-16 02:17 

WUSA9.com

Previewing Washington vs Kansas City after a weird week for the Burgundy & Gold | Locked On WFT...

Either the Washington Football Team or the Kansas City Chiefs will fall to 2-4 after Week 6 of the NFL season....

 2021-10-16 02:14 

VOA

US Cautious Over Claims Key IS African Leader Is Dead...

Senior US officials tell VOA that earlier reports about the death of Islamic State West Africa's Abu Musab al-Barnawi have proven false...

 2021-10-16 02:05 

Washington Examiner

Pete Buttigieg snipes back after Tucker Carlson mocks him over paternity leave...

Pete Buttigieg defended his absence from duties as transportation secretary while on paternity leave as supply chain issues worsened....

 2021-10-16 02:02 

Raw Story

Texas bill restricting transgender student athletes' sports participation sent back to the House with amendment...

In the final days of this year's third special session, Texas lawmakers advanced a bill that would restrict transgender student athletes from playing on school sports teams that align with their gender identity. The House must approve an amendment add...

 2021-10-16 02:02 

US News & World Report

Hughes Scores 2, Lifts Devils Past Blackhawks in OT...

Jack Hughes scored his second goal of the game less than a minute into overtime and the New Jersey Devils beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 after blowing a late two-goal lead....

 2021-10-16 02:01 

US News & World Report

US Vows to Pay Relatives of Afghans Killed in Drone Strike...

The U.S. Defense Department says it is committed to offering condolence payments to relatives of the 10 people who were killed in an errant U.S. drone strike in Kabul, Afghanistan, in August....

 2021-10-16 02:00 

Washington Post

'Hadestown' ushers Broadway back to the Kennedy Center in style...

The first musical in 19 months starts up in the Opera House....

 2021-10-16 01:58 

WTOP

Friday's Scores...

PREP FOOTBALL= Ada Forest Hills Eastern 28, Grand Rapids Kenowa Hills 13 Addison 52, Napoleon 34 Adrian Madison 60, Dearborn......

 2021-10-16 01:57 

WTOP

Friday's Scores...

PREP FOOTBALL= Albemarle 52, Charlottesville 14 Amelia County 40, Cumberland 12 Amherst County 36, Rustburg 13 Appomattox 71, Nelson County......

 2021-10-16 01:56 

Raw Story

Texas Republicans want to use federal Covid funds for tax relief — but only for homeowners...

Texas Republicans want to use billions in federal pandemic relief to send checks to homeowners just ahead of next year's November elections — and call it property tax relief. House lawmakers are pushing a proposal that would put $525 checks in t...

 2021-10-16 01:54 

NPR

The CDC emphasizes COVID vaccinations as a key to safe holiday gatherings...

The CDC says that having every person in attendance vaccinated is important for protecting those who can't get a shot. And it recommends that those who aren't fully vaccinated delay travel....

 2021-10-16 01:52 

WTOP

Guide aims to help blind, low-vision pedestrians navigate Montgomery County streets...

A first-of-its-kind guide aims to help Montgomery County, Maryland, make streets and roadways more accessible to people who are blind or have low vision....

 2021-10-16 01:51 

US News & World Report

Australian Police Seize Record $104 Million Heroin Shipment...

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian policed said on Saturday they seized the largest heroin shipment ever detected in the country, worth an estimated......

 2021-10-16 01:50 

Raw Story

Alabama pastor who raped, impregnated and married 14-year-old won't face jail time: report...

On Friday, The Birmingham News reported that an Alabama pastor who raped, impregnated, and married a teenage girl will not face jail time, after cutting a plea deal with prosecutors. "Jason Greathouse, who used to minister in Enterprise but now lives ...

 2021-10-16 01:46 

WTOP

Finally: The preseason winds down, and regular season awaits...

MIAMI (AP) — Let the (real) games begin. The NBA preseason finales were Friday night, the end of a two-week......

 2021-10-16 01:45 

Washington Post

Biden says Justice Department should prosecute those who refuse Jan. 6 committee's subpoenas...

Several former Trump aides have defied the congressional panel's requests for records and testimony about the Jan. 6 insurrection....

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