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    ICYMI: Why 2023 Could Finally Be the Year of the 4-Day Workweek, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 22, 2023 26:50


    Included in this episode: 1. Why 2023 Could Finally Be the Year of the 4-Day Workweek 2. Exclusive: ‘I Feel Like I'm Drowning.' Survey Reveals the Toll of Working For Amazon 3. Is There Really No Safe Amount of Drinking?

    Exclusive: AWOL Navy SEAL Killed Fighting In Ukraine

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 22, 2023 2:28


    The Sailor died this week after suffering injuries with a unit under attack by Russia

    Column: The Women of Afghanistan Won't Be Silenced Anymore

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 22, 2023 9:21


    The liberation of women in Afghanistan is a human rights imperative, writes Homeira Qaderi.

    Column: What We Can Learn From Medieval Women in the Workforce

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 22, 2023 8:24


    Women in the workforce is nothing new. Medieval history proves it, writes Eleanor Janega.

    The 100 Envelopes Challenge Promises to Help You Save $5,000. It Will Also Cost You

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 22, 2023 5:51


    The viral challenge promises to help you save $5,050. But there are big drawbacks.

    Moderna's mRNA-Based RSV Vaccine Just Passed a Major Test

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2023 3:37


    Newly reported results from a late-stage human trial suggest Moderna's mRNA vaccine platform will work against another viral infection.

    Why Prosecutors Are Charging Alec Baldwin With Involuntary Manslaughter

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2023 6:59


    In New Mexico, involuntary manslaughter in the commission of a lawful act is used to hold people accountable for doing things that "an ordinary prudent adult would know better than to do," says University of New Mexico law professor Joshua Kastenberg.

    Column: What Biden's Documents Reveal About the Confusing Classification System

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2023 7:03


    "Information is power—and government officials everywhere are awash in it," writes Jonathan Abel.

    What to Know About the Retirement Age Protests in France

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2023 5:31


    France has one of the youngest retirement ages in the world at 62. President Macron's plan to change that has been met with massive strikes.

    What the U.S. Hitting the Debt Ceiling Means for You

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2023 7:15


    The U.S. hit its debt ceiling of $31.4 trillion. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has said she doesn't anticipate Americans will feel the effects before June—but there could be some consequences.

    Why a Possible Drag Queen Past Won't Loosen the GOP Grip of George Santos

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2023 6:19


    Santos, who identifies as a gay man and supported Florida's Don't Say Gay law, has disputed reports that he ever was a drag performer.

    AI Isn't to Blame for Layoffs at Microsoft and Other Tech Companies

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2023 8:24


    Despite long-standing fears of artificial intelligence replacing human jobs

    Ukraine Is Getting British Tanks. What Its Military Really Needs Is German Leopard 2s

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2023 7:24


    Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky welcomed Britain's shipment of tanks. But Ukraine needs more from Western allies.

    Ukraine's Finance Minister: What Russia's War Is Costing the World

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023 4:39


    We must work more closely toward a solution for us all,' Ukraine's finance minister says.

    Ukraine Is Top of the Agenda in Davos. But Some Fear Support From Businesses Has Peaked

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023 7:06


    On Day 2 in Davos, the Russian invasion of Ukraine was top of the agenda. But many also discussed "Ukraine fatigue" in the private sector.

    Accused 'Mastermind' of New Mexico Political Shootings Left a Chilling Digital Trail

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023 8:54


    “Us true American Nationalists will prevail, because you will have to kill us to stop us.”

    A New Doc Explores an Alleged Curse on 'Glee'

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023 7:29


    The controversial three-part series has drawn criticism for suggesting that the deaths of several cast and crew members could constitute a 'curse'

    ​​​​The Upcoming Lunar New Year Holiday Threatens a Grim COVID Toll in China

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2023 9:07


    The combination of millions of people crammed onto public transport traveling to a predominately elderly, under-vaccinated population in villages with rudimentary healthcare threatens to be a perfect storm.

    Ukraine's Interior Minister Among 18 Killed in Helicopter Crash Near Kyiv

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2023 2:29


    Twenty-nine people were injured, including 15 children. It is unclear whether the crash was an accident or a result of the war with Russia.

    Maria Ressa, Philippine Journalist and Nobel Laureate, Acquitted of Tax Evasion Charges

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2023 3:38


    The ruling represents the Nobel Peace Prizewinning journalist's latest victory against what press freedom advocates have branded as judicial harassment.

    Column: Why Businesses Must Stop Disregarding People With Disabilities

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2023 4:23


    Addressing the wants and needs of consumers and employees means prioritizing thorough inclusivity.

    How the World Economic Forum Plans to Bring Leaders Together in the Metaverse

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2023 3:32


    The Global Collaboration Village is being introduced at Davos this year ahead of a full rollout.

    Why the World Is Protesting America's Climate Plan

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2023 7:39


    Allies say the U.S. is engaged in green energy protectionism. The U.S. argues it's footing R&D costs for the world.

    As COVID-19 Barrels Through China, Some Are Turning to Black Market Amid Drug Shortages

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2023 3:38


    Hong Kong customs officials seized over the weekend thousands of contraband antivirals headed for the mainland.

    Column: The Dangers of Letting Donald Trump Back on Facebook

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2023 6:32


    Meta must not allow Donald Trump back onto Facebook. He violated their policies for years and would do so again.

    Column: 3 Shortcuts to Immediately Improve Your Work Life

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2023 10:14


    Fun and leisure is not a distraction from improving your work life, but a key component, writes Mike Rucker.

    Spotlight: Mexico's Tourist Train Will Destroy Indigenous Land and Livelihoods

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2023 14:04


    The Maya Train has been touted as a jewel in Mexico's infrastructure crown since it was first officially proposed in September 2018, but President Andrés Manuel López Obrador's promises to protect the environment and keep project costs to a minimum have already fallen short.

    At Least 68 Killed in Plane Crash in Nepal. Here's What We Know So Far

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023 3:35


    A domestic flight operated by Yeti Airlines traveling from the capital Kathmandu crashed near Pokhara International Airport on Sunday morning.

    The New Ways Teachers Are Talking About Martin Luther King Jr.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 16, 2023 6:36


    “Martin Luther King believed in violence," says teacher Keziah Ridgeway. "He knew that his ideas and what he was asking for would elicit violence."

    ICYMI: With Damar Hamlin's Injury, the NFL Faces a Reckoning, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2023 26:28


    Included in this episode: 1. With Damar Hamlin's Injury, the NFL Faces a Reckoning 2. The Surreal Limbo of Being a Member of Congress Who Can't Get Sworn In 3. Column: The Medieval Monk's Guide to New Year's Resolutions 4. The Daily Habits of Happiness Experts

    Column: Ukrainians Are Defending Their History, Thought, Art, and Culture, Too

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2023 7:27


    As Ukraine battles Russia's military, its people are fighting with vigor against a cultural assault, writes Suzanne Nossel

    Everything We Know So Far About Congressman George Santos Lying About His Resume

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2023 6:37


    Santos' claimed prestigious education, substantial career on Wall Street, and impressive real-estate assets proved to be false

    Column: I Stopped Drinking Before I Could Stop Lying

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2023 8:52


    "The self-esteem and inner peace I have gained since I kicked lying in sobriety is what I searched for in every drink," writes Sarah Levy.

    How Creepy Dolls Like M3GAN Became a Horror Phenomenon

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2023 6:53


    Way before Chucky, Annabelle, and M3GAN, dolls were a fixture of scary movies

    McCarthy Finally Elected House Speaker After Giving Away ‘Kitchen Sink'

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2023 7:15


    The California Republican won on the 15th round of voting, following an intense scene on the House floor involving Rep. Matt Gaetz.

    Column: Will Russia Go Nuclear? 7 Key Questions to Consider

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2023 9:31


    Nuclear war is a serious possibility over Ukraine but the Biden Administration has been pursuing the right strategy to avoid it

    How Denmark Put an End to Bank Robberies

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2023 2:51


    The country recorded zero bank robberies in 2022—but fraudsters are turning to digital scams.

    Column: The West Must Stop Playing Erdogan's Dangerous Game

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2023 6:31


    Since the Russian invasion Turkey's president Erdogan has played a dangerous game between NATO and Russia, write Enes Kanter Freedom

    The Golden Globes Are Back on TV. Feel Free to Ignore Them

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2023 4:25


    The Hollywood Foreign Press Association says it's reformed. But the shadowy group has already gotten and blown too many chances at redemption.

    How McCarthy's Concessions to Far-Right Detractors Could Transform the House

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 7:26


    The concessions could create the conditions for perpetual dysfunction if they are ultimately adopted by the GOP-run House.

    Abortion Pills Are Coming to Pharmacies. But Access Will Still Be Limited in Restrictive States

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 5:41


    The problem of access probably won't improve as much as many supporters hope.

    A ‘Cynical Trap': Ukraine Dismisses Russia's Declaration of a Holiday Ceasefire

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 4:27


    American and Ukrainian officials expressed skepticism about the Kremlin's unilateral 36-hour ceasefire, which comes as the U.S. and other Western allies pour new military aid into Ukraine

    Why 250 Million People Celebrate Christmas in January

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 4:43


    Christmas is still in full-swing for millions of Orthodox Christians who mark the day on Jan. 6 or 7.

    Column: The Medieval Monk's Guide to New Year's Resolutions

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 8:04


    "Despite the monks' determination to dedicate themselves to divine matters, they still got distracted from their goals," writes Jamie Kreiner.

    Thousands Attend Pope Benedict's Funeral in a Ceremony That Made History

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2023 4:24


    Francis became the first living pope Thursday to preside over the funeral of a deceased one.

    House Ends Second Day in Gridlock as McCarthy Fails to Close Deal

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2023 7:22


    Backers of Kevin McCarthy remained adamant that they would not acquiesce to the demands of about 20 far-right colleagues.

    Amazon to Slash More Than 18,000 Jobs in Escalation of Cuts

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2023 4:05


    It joins other tech giants in making major cuts.

    Why U.S. HIMARS Rockets Are Becoming Increasingly Decisive for Ukraine

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2023 4:48


    The rockets have provided Ukraine with greater long range capabilities in responding to Russian aggression.

    With Damar Hamlin's Injury, the NFL Faces a Reckoning

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2023 4:40


    Damar Hamlin's on-field cardiac arrest will have to force a reckoning—for the NFL, and its fans.

    A Mom Whose Son Died on the Football Field Feels Familiar Grief Watching Damar Hamlin

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2023 6:38


    Amy Stover lost her son to a football injury in 2013. Damar Hamlin's collapse brought her back to that fateful day and its lessons.

    Kevin McCarthy Fails to Win Speakership in Historic First Day of Voting

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2023 6:57


    The House will resume voting in a fourth round on Jan. 4.

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