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    How the Kyle Rittenhouse Trial Verdict Could Devastate the Work of Black Lives Matter Activists... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2021 29:59

    Included in this episode: 1. How the Kyle Rittenhouse Trial Verdict Could Devastate the Work of Black Lives Matter Activists 2. Yes, You Should Get a COVID-19 Booster 3. How Germany's New Government Plans to Be the Greenest One Yet 4. Brené Brown Thinks You Should Talk About These 87 Emotions .

    Japan's Oscar Entry Drive My Car Is a Gorgeous Tale of Loss and Forgiveness... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 27, 2021 25:43

    Included in this episode: 1. Japan's Oscar Entry Drive My Car Is a Gorgeous Tale of Loss and Forgiveness 2. What We Know So Far About the New Variant of COVID-19 Raising Alarms Globally 3. 6 Things to Know (About Yourself) to Have a Successful Black Friday 4. Scientists Concerned About New COVID-19 Variant With High Number of Mutations

    6 Things to Know (About Yourself) to Have a Successful Black Friday... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 27:44

    Included in this episode: 1. 6 Things to Know (About Yourself) to Have a Successful Black Friday 2. Scientists Concerned About New COVID-19 Variant With High Number of Mutations 3. Column: Why We Should Stop Freaking Out About Inflation 4. Here Are the Most 'Attractive' Global Cities. Can They Keep Their Edge After the Pandemic? .

    Column: How to Have Fun With That Relative Whose Opinions You Can't Stand... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2021 17:19

    Included in this episode: 1. Column: How to Have Fun With That Relative Whose Opinions You Can't Stand 2. Why Sweden's First Female Prime Minister Resigned Just Hours After Her Appointment 3. Jamie Dimon Apologizes After Joking JPMorgan Will Outlast Chinese Communist Party .

    Austria's Plan to Make COVID-19 Vaccines Compulsory Is Dividing Citizens — and Experts... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 25:24

    Included in this episode: 1. Austria's Plan to Make COVID-19 Vaccines Compulsory Is Dividing Citizens — and Experts 2. Boy, 8, Dies in Hospital After Being Struck in Waukesha Parade Crash 3. The Supreme Court's Decision on the Mississippi-Tennessee Aquifer Conflict Will Change U.S. Water Wars 4. Why the International Olympic Committee Intervened on China's Behalf in the Peng Shuai Controversy 5. The Buck Stops Here: Dollar Tree Raises Prices to $1.25 .

    Column: What Vladimir Putin Is Up To in Ukraine... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 23, 2021 14:08

    Included in this episode: 1. Column: What Vladimir Putin Is Up To in Ukraine 2. 3 Milwaukee ‘Dancing Grannies' Among 5 Killed in Christmas Parade Crash 3. Samsung Reportedly Picks Texas for $17 Billion U.S. Semiconductor Plant .

    Column: The Kyle Rittenhouse Verdict Makes Us All Less Safe... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 26:06

    Included in this episode: 1. Column: The Kyle Rittenhouse Verdict Makes Us All Less Safe 2. 5 People Killed and 40 Injured After SUV Plows Into Wisconsin Christmas Parade 3. AI Hiring Tools Can Discriminate Based on Race and Gender. A New NYC Bill Would Fight That 4. The Duterte Family's Plan for the Next Election Highlights the Problem of Political Dynasties in the Philippines 5. Review: In C'mon C'mon, Mike Mills and Joaquin Phoenix Navigate the Puzzling Territory of Kid Logic 6. Congress Is Looking Into Groups Profiting From Fake COVID-19 Drugs After TIME Investigation .

    Kevin McCarthy's Very Trumpy 8-Hour Audition for House Speaker... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2021 34:00


    Included in this episode: 1. Kevin McCarthy's Very Trumpy 8-Hour Audition for House Speaker 2. Congress Is Looking Into Groups Profiting From Fake COVID-19 Drugs After TIME Investigation 3. The 19th Century Advocate For ‘Free Love' and Women's Liberty 4. The Strange Shortsightedness of Malfunction: The Dressing Down of Janet Jackson .


    Kyle Rittenhouse Found Not Guilty of All Charges... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2021 30:51


    Included in this episode: 1. Kyle Rittenhouse Found Not Guilty of All Charges 2. What Will the Senate Do with the Build Back Better Bill? 3. The ‘Vindicating' Exoneration of 2 Men Convicted of Malcolm X's Murder 4. Marjorie Taylor Greene Isn't a Fluke—She Might Be the Future .


    Why We're Only Just Starting to Talk About Actually Keeping Oil and Gas in the Ground... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 22:51

    Included in this episode: 1. Why We're Only Just Starting to Talk About Actually Keeping Oil and Gas in the Ground 2. Wuhan Wet Market Worker Is Now the 1st Known Case of COVID-19, According to New Study 3. Lael Brainard Could Be the Next Fed Chair. She Believes the U.S. Central Bank Can Help Fix Wealth Inequality 4. What King Richard‘s Story of an Uncommon Dad Means for the Rest of Us .

    In the Kyle Rittenhouse Trial, Self-Defense Takes Center Stage... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 27:34

    Included in this episode: 1. In the Kyle Rittenhouse Trial, Self-Defense Takes Center Stage 2. The Head of Women's Tennis On His Fight for a Chinese Star Who's Been Missing Since Her Sexual Assault Claim 3. Catholic Bishops Just Sidestepped a Confrontation with Joe Biden Over Communion 4. Column: The Story of the Jonestown Massacre Is About Much More Than Jim Jones .

    A Quirky Ping-Pong Ball Lottery Just Dealt a Blow to Biden's COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 28:37

    Included in this episode: 1. A Quirky Ping-Pong Ball Lottery Just Dealt a Blow to Biden's COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate 2. As More Companies Make Net-Zero Pledges, Some Aren't as Good as They Sound 3. President Biden and Xi Jinping's Summit Suggests Climate Diplomacy Could Soften the U.S.-China Divide 4. Librarians Grapple With Conservatives' Latest Efforts to Ban Books .

    Column: Ethiopia's Tigray Conflict Demands International Attention. Time Is Running Out

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 6:44

    When Abiy Ahmed, Ethiopia's prime minister, launched an attack on the restive region of Tigray in his country's north last November, he promised it would be a swift victory for his forces. The goal, Abiy said, was to punish leaders of the Tigrayan People's Liberation Front (TPLF) for an attack on a federal military installation. A year later, the Prime Minister's confidence in his troops looks misplaced. The conflict is still raging and there is no end in sight.

    Ethiopia's Tigray Conflict Demands International Attention. Time Is Running Out... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 25:59

    Included in this episode: 1. Ethiopia's Tigray Conflict Demands International Attention. Time Is Running Out 2. Astronauts Take Shelter Aboard ISS After Russian Anti-Satellite Test, U.S. Says 3. Biden Nominated a New Food and Drug Administration Head…Finally 4. U.S. Journalist Danny Fenster, Sentenced in Myanmar to 11 Years, Is Freed 5. Review: Netflix's Live-Action Cowboy Bebop Misunderstands What Made the Original a Classic .

    Vladimir Putin Denies Stoking the Migrant Crisis at the Belarus-Poland Border... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 15:15

    Included in this episode: 1. Vladimir Putin Denies Stoking the Migrant Crisis at the Belarus-Poland Border 2. With Belfast, Kenneth Branagh Affectionately Recalls a Childhood in a City Torn by Strife 3. America's Last King Wasn't the Crazy Tyrant You've Been Led to Believe

    Counting Your Carbon Footprint One Meal At a Time... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 14, 2021 28:45

    Included in this episode: 1. Counting Your Carbon Footprint One Meal At a Time 2. COP26 Ends With Nobody Really Happy 3. Biden's Health Equity Task Force Highlights Progress in Addressing COVID-19 Disparities 4. The True Story Behind The Shrink Next Door .

    Britney Spears' Conservatorship Ends After 13 Years... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 13, 2021 32:04

    Included in this episode: 1. Britney Spears' Conservatorship Ends After 13 Years 2. How Early Voting Helped Glenn Youngkin 3. The Rate of Successful Asylum Cases Shot Up This Year. But That's Probably Not Due to Biden 4. Column: How Gratitude Can Help Combat Climate Change .

    COP26 Won't Keep the World to 1.5°C. Have the Talks Failed?... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 27:03

    Included in this episode: 1. COP26 Won't Keep the World to 1.5°C. Have the Talks Failed? 2. Can You Mix and Match Your COVID-19 Booster Shot? 3. Joe Biden Faces His Next Challenge on the Infrastructure Bill: Making Voters Care 4. The World Wasn't Prepared for This Pandemic. Bill Gates Says We Can Do Better 5. Earth Has a Second Moon—For Another 300 Years, At Least .

    Column: So Many Veterans Feel Forgotten. Here's How You Can Honor Them... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 28:53

    Included in this episode: 1. Column: So Many Veterans Feel Forgotten. Here's How You Can Honor Them 2. Column: This Veterans Day, Remember to Salute Our Afghan Allies Too 3. Singles' Day, the World's Biggest Shopping Event, Faces a Headwind 4. The Youngest Negotiating Team at COP26 has a Message for Other Countries 5. Elon Musk Sells $1.1 Billion in Tesla Stock After Twitter Poll 6. Everything to Know About Rivian, the Next Electric Vehicle Darling .

    Singles Are Starting to Care Less About Looks. Here's What They Want Instead... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 16:45


    Included in this episode: 1. Singles Are Starting to Care Less About Looks. Here's What They Want Instead 2. Inside the Earnest Parties at the First Major NFT Conference 3. Elon Musk's Net Worth Has Plunged $50 Billion in 2 Days .


    Yahoo and LinkedIn Are Ditching China. Here's Why Most U.S. Businesses Are Staying Put... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 22:01

    Included in this episode: 1. Yahoo and LinkedIn Are Ditching China. Here's Why Most U.S. Businesses Are Staying Put 2. Review: In The Electrical Life of Louis Wain, Benedict Cumberbatch Brings a Famed Painter of Cats to Life 3. How Nov. 2, 2010 Made the Rich So Much Richer .

    The U.S. Lifts Its Pandemic Travel Ban, Opening the Doors to Foreign Visitors... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 29:04

    Included in this episode: 1. The U.S. Lifts Its Pandemic Travel Ban, Opening the Doors to Foreign Visitors 2. Benjamin Franklin's Writing About Losing His Son to Smallpox Is a Must-Read for Parents Weighing COVID-19 Vaccines Today 3. ‘We're Not Going to Be Placated.' Young Activists at COP26 Are Refusing to Settle 4. Undocumented People Get New Protections But Fear Persists 5. If You're Feeling Anxious, Try This 2,000-Year-Old, Neuroscience-Backed Hack 6. Texas Providers See Increased Interest in Birth Control Since Near-Total Abortion Ban .

    The U.S. Risks Catastrophe if It Doesn't Clarify Its Taiwan Strategy... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 7, 2021 30:14

    Included in this episode: 1. The U.S. Risks Catastrophe if It Doesn't Clarify Its Taiwan Strategy 2. Column: 7 Resources to Help You Cope With Climate Anxiety 3. Damon Galgut on Confronting South Africa's Racist History With Booker-Winning The Promise 4. Modern Capitalism Needs a Revolution to Undo the Damage It Has Caused .

    ‘Generation Now.' The Story of How Young Climate Activists Tired of Waiting for Change Took Action... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 6, 2021 31:38

    Included in this episode: 1. ‘Generation Now.' The Story of How Young Climate Activists Tired of Waiting for Change Took Action 2. Column: The Childhood Vaccine Debate Ignores a Crucial Point: Kids Aren't Supposed to Die 3. What Princess Diana's Fashion in Spencer Tells Us About the Royal Rebel 4. As Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccines Roll Out, Parents Celebrate a Return to Almost-Normal Life 5. A Comet May Have Exploded Over Chile 12,000 Years Ago—and it Could Happen Again .

    The Trial Over Ahmaud Arbery's Killing Is Set to Begin. Here's What to Expect... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 26:32

    Included in this episode: 1. The Trial Over Ahmaud Arbery's Killing Is Set to Begin. Here's What to Expect 2. At a Low Point in His Presidency, Biden Plots a Path Back 3. Many COVID-19 Survivors Still Can't Smell or Taste. Treating Them Isn't Easy 4. How Puerto Rico Achieved the Highest Vaccination Rate in the U.S.—Without a Political Fight .

    Why Some People See More Disturbing Content on Facebook Than Others... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 21:39

    Included in this episode: 1. Why Some People See More Disturbing Content on Facebook Than Others 2. Pentagon Says China Plans to Expand Nuclear Arsenal Faster Than Expected 3. In Blow to “Defund” Movement, Minneapolis Residents Vote Against Replacing the City's Police Department 4. Paul Newman's Recently Discovered Memoir Will Be Published in Fall 2022 .

    Why the Gun Rights Case Before the Supreme Court Matters So Much... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 34:49

    Included in this episode: 1. Why the Gun Rights Case Before the Supreme Court Matters So Much 2. A Methane Pledge Is the First Good News Out of COP26. Nothing Else Will Be as Easy 3. CDC Recommends COVID-19 Vaccine for Younger Children 4. What Democrats Need to Learn from Youngkin's Win in Virginia 5. Eric Adams Wins Mayoral Race in New York City and Calls for Unity .

    One Big Reason Why COP26 Actually Matters... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 29:34

    Included in this episode: 1. One Big Reason Why COP26 Actually Matters 2. Supreme Court Justices Sound a Skeptical Note Over Texas Abortion Law 3. The Democrats' Bill Could Change the Lives of More Than 7 Million Undocumented Immigrants 4. India Sets a Surprise Net Zero Goal for 2070 5. 9,000 New York City Workers on Unpaid Leave as COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Takes Effect .

    Column: As the U.K. Prepares to Host COP26, Its Own Budget Falls Short on Green Initiatives... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 25:15

    Included in this episode: 1. Column: As the U.K. Prepares to Host COP26, Its Own Budget Falls Short on Green Initiatives 2. Column: Why You Should Vaccinate Your Kids Against COVID-19 3. Column: Anxiety Feels Terrible, But it Has an Upside. Here's How to Make it Work in Your Favor 4. Review: Amanda Seyfried Is Heartbreaking in A Mouthful of Air, a Harrowing Story About Postpartum Depression

    Gas Prices and Energy Bills Are Going Up. Will COP26 Help Bring Them Down Again?... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 31, 2021 35:06

    Included in this episode: 1. Gas Prices and Energy Bills Are Going Up. Will COP26 Help Bring Them Down Again? 2. Joe Biden Has to Clean Up His Own Messes in Europe—Not Just Donald Trump's 3. Column: Criminal Contempt Is the Appropriate Solution for Dealing With Steve Bannon 4. An Open Letter to the Global Media by Greta Thunberg and Vanessa Nakate 5. The Return to the Workplace Means New Rules for Office Dressing .

    Young People Are Leaving Their Jobs in Record Numbers—And Not Going Back... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 30, 2021 33:49

    Included in this episode: 1. Young People Are Leaving Their Jobs in Record Numbers—And Not Going Back 2. How the Pandemic Fueled the Rise of ‘Intentional' Dating 3. Making Breast Cancer Care More Inclusive 4. Darcie Little Badger Turns Our Darkest Realities Into Hopeful Fantasies

    Here Are the Goals of the COP26 Climate Change Meetings—and Where the World Stands in Accomplishing Them... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 24:58

    Included in this episode: 1. Here Are the Goals of the COP26 Climate Change Meetings—and Where the World Stands in Accomplishing Them 2. Big Pharma Wins Again As Democrats Drop Prescription Drug Pricing From Spending Bill 3. ‘A Cultural Touchstone.' Author Jason Reynolds Remembers Iconic Illustrator Jerry Pinkney 4. Why TIME Dedicated an Issue to the Global Climate Fight .

    Afghanistan's Female Students Were Banned from Studying. Now Some Are Finding New Ways to Learn... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 23:12

    Included in this episode: 1. Afghanistan's Female Students Were Banned from Studying. Now Some Are Finding New Ways to Learn 2. Why Working at Facebook Is Like Playing Chess With an Alien, According to Leaked Documents 3. Fossil Fuel Companies Are Still Influencing COP26, Despite Losing Their Official Role 4. Merck Will Allow Other Drug Manufacturers to Produce Its COVID-19 Pill .

    Workers Are Furious. Their Unions Are Scrambling to Catch Up... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 27:57

    Included in this episode: 1. Workers Are Furious. Their Unions Are Scrambling to Catch Up 2. Frances Haugen Is Talking to European Lawmakers. That's a Big Problem for Facebook 3. Russia Says Climate Change Is a Big Priority. But Its Real Goal at COP 26 Will Be Slowing Down Progress 4. COVID-19 Boosters Are Now More Popular Than First Shots .

    The 5 Most Important Revelations From the ‘Facebook Papers'... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 20:39

    Included in this episode: 1. The 5 Most Important Revelations From the ‘Facebook Papers' 2. Princess Mako's Wedding to a Commoner Puts a Spotlight on the Japanese Monarchy's Succession Problem 3. What the Facebook Whistleblower Did to the Company's Stock in 6 Weeks 4. Moderna Reports COVID-19 Vaccine Safe and Efficacious for Kids .

    By Ending Legacy Admissions, Amherst Aims to Change the Makeup of Its Student Body... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 18:27

    Included in this episode: 1. By Ending Legacy Admissions, Amherst Aims to Change the Makeup of Its Student Body 2. The True Story Behind The Last Duel—and History's Attempt to Erase It 3. James Michael Tyler, Who Played Gunther on Friends, Dies at 59

    The Supreme Court's Texas Abortion Case Could Give States More Power Than Ever... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 24, 2021 31:40

    Included in this episode: 1. The Supreme Court's Texas Abortion Case Could Give States More Power Than Ever 2. Woman Accuses Biden Administration of Anti-Gay Discrimination in Foster Program 3. Column: Brexit Is Still a Hot Mess 4. What the History of Money Says About Its Future .

    Halyna Hutchins' Death Could Change The Way Guns Are Used In Hollywood... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 23, 2021 28:13

    Included in this episode: 1. Halyna Hutchins' Death Could Change The Way Guns Are Used In Hollywood 2. Amid a Labor Shortage, Companies Are Eliminating Drug Tests. It's a Trend That Could Create More Equitable Workplaces 3. How a Long-Shot Push to Remove Dams to Protect Wild Salmon Is Gaining Traction 4. A New Name Won't Fix Facebook .

    What to Know About the Multiple Criminal Investigations into Alex Murdaugh... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 24:23

    Included in this episode: 1. What to Know About the Multiple Criminal Investigations into Alex Murdaugh 2. Should Aging Government Leaders Have to Pass Cognitive Tests to Serve? 3. Why Flying Carbon Class To COP26 Is More Expensive Than Taking the Train 4. Cinematographer Killed by Prop Gun Fired by Alec Baldwin on the Movie Set of Rust .

    Climate Change Threatens to Spread Viruses Through an Unprepared World... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 28:46

    Included in this episode: 1. Climate Change Threatens to Spread Viruses Through an Unprepared World 2. How the Pandemic Era May Have Deterred Witnesses From Trying to Stop a Rape 3. FDA Authorizes Moderna and J&J Booster Shots 4. Why Netflix Investors Should Care About Its Chappelle Controversy 5. Scientists Successfully Attached a Pig Kidney to Human For the First Time .

    It May Be Too Late to Find the Origin of COVID-19. The WHO Is Trying Anyway... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 24:48

    Included in this episode: 1. It May Be Too Late to Find the Origin of COVID-19. The WHO Is Trying Anyway 2. ‘I Am Both Ancient and Trendy.' He's a Buddhist Monk, a Makeup Artist and an LGBTQ Activist 3. Major League Baseball Will Cover Housing Costs for Minor Leaguers. Advocates Say It's a Start, But Far From Enough 4. Bergman Island Is the Rare Movie About Writers Trying To Write That Really Works .

    Colin Powell and the Transformative Power of Owning Your Mistakes... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 31:22


    Included in this episode: 1. Colin Powell and the Transformative Power of Owning Your Mistakes 2. What Colin Powell's COVID-19 Death Says About the Current State of the Pandemic 3. What Donald Trump's Jan. 6 Records Lawsuit Means for Biden 4. Japan's Plummeting COVID-19 Cases Create Mysterious Success Story 5. Chinese Scientist Hopes to Conserve What May Be the World's Oldest Art .


    A New Study Makes the Case for Mixing and Matching the Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and J&J Vaccine Doses... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 24:30

    Included in this episode: 1. A New Study Makes the Case for Mixing and Matching the Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and J&J Vaccine Doses 2. Queen Elizabeth and Greta Thunberg Are Sending the Same Message on Climate Change. Will World Leaders Listen? 3. Column: Europe's Youngest Democracies Are in Turmoil at the Worst Possible Time 4. Reluctant Towns, Cities and States Are Being Dragged Into Court to Fix Sidewalks for People With Disabilities 5. This Native American Illustrator Is Bringing Indigenous Stories to Life—and Opening the Door for Others

    Why Coal Shortages in Asia Might Be Good News for Clean Energy... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2021 32:38

    Included in this episode: 1. Why Coal Shortages in Asia Might Be Good News for Clean Energy 2. Why Everyone Is So Rude Right Now 3. Why a One-Size-Fits-All Approach to Breast Cancer Prevention Can Leave Women Vulnerable 4. How COVID-19 Opened the Door to a New Era in Psychedelic Medicine .

    The Shorter Work Week Really Worked in Iceland. Here's How... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 33:39

    Why Literally Millions of Americans Are Quitting Their Jobs... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 29:33

    Included in this episode: 1. Why Literally Millions of Americans Are Quitting Their Jobs 2. Biden Wants Banks to Give More Information to the IRS. Here's Why That's a Good Idea 3. FDA Panel Votes to Recommend Moderna COVID-19 Booster Shot 4. In ‘Alarming' Trend, More People Than Ever are Trying to Carry Guns Onto Planes 5. This Trans Politician Is Fighting for Change in Brazil — Despite the Dangers .

    Washington Wants to Regulate Facebook's Algorithm. That Might Be Unconstitutional... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 31:43

    Included in this episode: 1. Washington Wants to Regulate Facebook's Algorithm. That Might Be Unconstitutional 2. In ‘Transformational' Immigration Shift, Biden Administration Wants to Target Employers, Not Undocumented Workers 3. The NFL Will Survive Jon Gruden's Bigotry. But It Must Force Change 4. Why William Shatner's History-Making Spaceflight Is Something to Celebrate 5. Social Security Benefits Get the Biggest Cost-of-Living Adjustment in 39 Years .

    Why Big Businesses in Texas Are Ignoring Gov. Abbott's Vaccine Mandate Ban... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 19:58

    Included in this episode: 1. Why Big Businesses in Texas Are Ignoring Gov. Abbott's Vaccine Mandate Ban 2. An Innovative Washington Law Aims to Get Foreign-Trained Doctors Back in Hospitals 3. U.S. Task Force Reconsiders Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Use for Preventing Heart Attacks in Adults Over 60 4. Prince Harry, Meghan Join New York Investing Fund as ‘Impact Partners' .

    Biden Is Expelling Migrants On COVID-19 Grounds, But Health Experts Say That's Wrong... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 31:41

    Included in this episode: 1. Biden Is Expelling Migrants On COVID-19 Grounds, But Health Experts Say That's Wrong 2. The Nobel Committee Sent a Message That Freedom of the Press Is Essential for Peace 3. Brittany Murphy, Britney Spears and the Gendered Perils of Child Stardom 4. Afghanistan Faces a ‘Make-or-Break Moment,' U.N. Chief Says .

    Facebook Will Not Fix Itself... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 29:57

    Included in this episode: 1. Facebook Will Not Fix Itself 2. Small Businesses That Rely on Facebook and Instagram Question Their Loyalty After Global Outage 3. Review: The Harder They Fall Fails to Make Enough Room for Each Star Among Its Stellar Cast 4. Food Stamp Benefits Are Increasing This Month. Here's How to Apply If You're In Need

    The Invisible Tragedy Facing Refugees Like Me... and More Stories

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 10, 2021 23:59

    Included in this episode: 1. The Invisible Tragedy Facing Refugees Like Me 2. Why Dmitry Muratov's Nobel Peace Prize Matters for Russia's Journalists 3. Rome Didn't Fall When You Think It Did. Here's Why That Fabricated History Still Matters Today .

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