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In 2003, the United States invaded Iraq without provocation. Most Americans supported the war—as did most politicians and intellectuals, both liberal and conservative. Today, it’s universally considered a disaster.Hosted by award-winning reporter Noreen Malone, the fifth season of Slow Burn explores the people and ideas that propelled the country into the Iraq War, and the institutions that failed to stop it. How did the Iraq catastrophe happen? And what was it like to watch America make one ...
 
CNN's lead DC anchor and chief Washington correspondent, Jake Tapper, hosts this two-hour long weekday afternoon program, with headlines from around the country and the world, the top stories in national and international news, politics, health, money, the environment, sports and popular culture. The Lead also concentrates on bringing stories that aren't found on front pages—buried leads—to the forefront.
 
Don't have time for a full news hour? Listen to the PBS NewsHour, segment by segment. Our full coverage of politics, science, arts, health, national and international news is included in this feed in easy-to-digest 5 to 10 minute segments. Segments are published each night by 9 p.m. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full show, Brooks and Capehart, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. ...
 
The weekly podcast about happiness, creativity, and the human condition. It's us, Ali and Taimur Abdaal, occasionally joined by guests, talking about things to help us think, do, and be better. Things like social interaction, lifestyle design, mental models... Things that are hard to examine, but important to explore. And hopefully, things that make for a fun and interesting chat every week. We'd love for you to join us.
 
Created and hosted by award-winning journalist Farai Chideya, Our Body Politic is unapologetically centered on reporting on not just how women of color experience the major political events of today, but how they're impacting those very issues. Weekly episodes feature in-depth conversations about the economy, health, politics, education, the environment, and the most prescient issues—because all issues are women's issues. Tune in every Friday everywhere you listen to podcasts, and on public ...
 
Exclusive energy insights & analysis. Engage with our experts as we explore the complex environment that shapes global energy markets. Follow our two podcast series- Upstream in Perspective, which focuses on trends within the upstream industry- and EnergyCents, which features our experts discussing the intersection of the financial and energy industries.
 
Is it best that our food is Local and Organic or Big and Conventional? Our view is “Both, and..” We don’t come to the table with a bias, except that good farming like good food comes in all shapes and sizes. Farm to Table Talk explores issues and the growing interest in the story of how and where the food on our tables is produced, processed and marketed. The host, Rodger Wasson is a food and agriculture veteran. Although he was the first of his family to leave the grain and livestock farm a ...
 
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Hong Kong’s police chief on Monday pledged to spare no effort in the fight against maritime smugglers, just hours after the discovery of the body of a senior inspector who went missing when her vessel was rammed by a speedboat and capsized during an operation two days ago.Raymond Siu Chak-yee also promised to increase cooperation with mainland Chin…
 
Leaders of the “Quad” alliance comprising the United States, India, Japan and Australia convened at the White House on Friday to pledge cooperation on coronavirus vaccine distribution, advanced technologies, climate change, and scientific exchanges, the latest move by the US administration in its growing focus on Indo-Pacific alliances that has ang…
 
This episode carries content warnings for insect infestation of a human body, death, injury that affects motor skills, self-inflicted knife wound, blood, flesh eating creature, human sacrifice, and detailed integration of human and machine parts. In the dark acreage under Pledge House, Duvall, Lyke, and Virtue confront the unthinkable. But like all…
 
Included in this episode:1. Will Joe Biden’s $11 Billion Pledge Convince the World the U.S. Can Lead on Climate? 2. The FDA Authorized a Booster Shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine—But Not For Everyone 3. Following Mandate, United Airlines Says 97% of U.S. Employees Are Fully Vaccinated 4. A New Campaign Asks Facebook Users to Log Off. Wil…
 
President Joe Biden's remarks to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday contained much of the same lofty rhetoric that pervades a lot big speeches about climate change: calls for urgent action, paired with dire warnings of worsening droughts and floods that will bring chaos and destruction across the globe.…
 
President Joe Biden made the pledge at a virtual Covid-19 summit on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, promising an "arsenal of vaccines". The additional jabs will see the total US commitment on vaccine sharing exceed one billion jabs. We'll hear from Lily Caprani, head of Advocacy for Health at UNICEF, Peter Maybarduk at the not-for-profit …
 
As the U.S. commits to vaccine distribution, Indonesia has recorded more than 4 million COVID cases. More than 140,000 people have died. Initially, Indonesia turned to China for vaccine aid. But Nick Schifrin explores how the U.S. and its allies are trying to achieve vaccine inroads in China's backyard. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pb…
 
This week, we have a very special recording of a live episode coming to you from our 48hr Summer Pledge Drive this past weekend. Doing this live is so much fun, and we hope you can join us in the future. MORE INFO Send us your questions! podcast@geeksundergrace.com For more Geeks Under Grace:http://www.geeksundergrace.comhttp://www.twitter.com/geek…
 
The leaders of China and the US - Xi Jinping and Joe Biden - have announced new commitments to tackle climate change at the UN General Assembly. Also, there are further signs that the conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region is spreading to neighbouring areas, and why was an athlete disqualified after running a half-marathon in England?…
 
Up to a million asteroids could be on course for the Earth over the next century, according to a new study by Chinese astronomers.While the risk of collision is low and most of the asteroids are less than 100 metres across – small compared with the one that wiped out the dinosaurs – each one has more kinetic energy than an atomic bomb and we know l…
 
China’s top anti-corruption official will launch a nationwide audit of major financial firms and regulators to eliminate risk in the sector, following debt crises at state-owned financial conglomerate Huarong and private property developer China Evergrande.Zhao Leji, secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, announced at a conf…
 
North Korea is floating a trial balloon to see if it can resume dialogue with the United States through South Korea, analysts say, with inter-Korean reconciliation talks and a summit also involving China potentially happening as soon as the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.They based their assessment on comments made on Saturday by Kim Yo-jong, the …
 
Nations around the world are looking to China to learn from its success, according to the Communist Party’s flagship mouthpiece People’s Daily.It called the country’s rise “unstoppable” and the decline of the West “irreversible” in a lengthy front-page commentary on Monday that observers said gave a glimpse of what will be in a party resolution exp…
 
For the spectator, Broadway is magic, not work: Every show, whether it’s a drama or a musical, is a feat of illusion, designed to allow an audience to slip into another world for a few hours. But the creation of any illusion involves labor, and that’s especially true on Broadway. Every performance of every show is in some way touched by thousands o…
 
A judge has urged the Hong Kong government to hold internet service providers liable for failing to remove leaked personal data from their platforms, as he sentenced a former government clerk to nearly four years behind bars for doxxing 215 individuals.Hung Wing-sum, a former clerical assistant of the Immigration Department, was jailed for 45 month…
 
BERLIN — Germany's center-left Social Democrats won the biggest share of the vote in a national election Sunday, narrowly beating outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel ’s center-right Union bloc in a closely fought race that will determine who succeeds the long-time leader at the helm of Europe's biggest economy.…
 
The curtain is coming down on China’s elite National Games in the ancient city of Xian, bringing to a close the biggest sporting event the country has hosted since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.Chinese Premier Li Keqiang was the special guest at the closing ceremony, with the chief executives of Hong Kong and Macau – Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-n…
 
Everything is easier said than done, and that’s especially true for big challenges. Like, for example, trying to establish America’s place in the 21st century world—or persuading other governments to place their confidence in you. But no matter how tall the tasks, we shouldn’t dismiss a presidential speech at the United Nations as only hot air.…
 
China is launching its first satellite to the sun and asking the public to give it a name, a newspaper under the Ministry of Science and Technology reported at the weekend.Designed to test China’s first solar observation satellite platform, Chinese H-alpha Solar Explorer (CHASE) will be launched later this year and mark the beginning of the country…
 
The United States has sent its USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier strike group into the disputed South China Sea for a second time this year amid rising tensions in the region.The strike group sailed into the waters on Friday after nearly three months in the Arabian Sea, where it was supporting the US withdrawal from Afghanistan, the US Navy said i…
 
China would be more amenable to a summit with the United States and a potential visit by the US commerce secretary, Chinese analysts said, as the Biden administration works through Beijing’s list of demands – including dropping the extradition request for Meng Wanzhou.The release of the Huawei Technologies chief financial officer last week was the …
 
China will unveil two new drones at the country’s biggest air show that are expected to be used to boost reconnaissance and carry out more precise attacks on military targets.The WZ-7 high-altitude reconnaissance drone and the CH-6 electronic attack vehicle will go on display at the China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition in the south…
 
A man in China says Tesla is suing him for defamation after the company paid him more than 1 million yuan (US$155,000) in a separate consumer fraud lawsuit.Han Chao posted documents of legal paperwork from Tesla informing him that the company was suing him for 5.05 million yuan (US$650,000) for defamation and demanded an apology.Pictures of the com…
 
South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in on Monday said there might be a need to prohibit dog meat consumption amid debate over the controversial practice and growing awareness of animal rights.While no longer as common as before, dog meat is eaten mainly by older people and is served in some restaurants and can be bought at specific markets.Moon made t…
 
China’s C919 aircraft – a no-show at the country’s biggest air show this week – has found it harder to meet certification and production targets amid tough US export rules, according to three people with knowledge of the programme.The state-owned manufacturer, Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac), has been unable to get timely help from…
 
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Japan’s ruling party is set on Wednesday to vote for the country’s next prime minister in an election that includes women candidates for the first time in 13 years, including a China hawk backed by former premier Shinzo Abe.The winner of the contest to lead the conservative Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) is almost certain to succeed Yoshihide Suga …
 
Covid-19 vaccines have been scientifically proved to save lives, but for a select group of Americans in the religious realm, a more important matter is at stake – eternal salvation.As the Delta variant of the coronavirus spreads, many Americans resist Covid-19 vaccines, some citing the uncertainty of long-term side effects, others lacking trust in …
 
More than 400 students in Hong Kong’s Tuen Mun district experienced something they had not in more than a year and a half on Monday – a full day of face-to-face classes – after becoming the city’s first school to successfully meet vaccination targets for students and teachers.The class schedule at Ho Ngai College (Sponsored by Sik Sik Yuen) was ide…
 
In late January 2020, as a new virus infected hundreds of people each day in the Chinese city of Wuhan, scientists at the Galveston National Laboratory in Texas urgently sought access to the pathogen to start their own research.They turned to the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), whose scientists they had helped to train, hoping they could execute…
 
Carlos Ghosn may no longer sit atop the corporate hierarchy, but he hasn’t taken his eye off the world of business – including China’s meteoric economic rise.In an interview with This Week in Asia, the legendary Nissan CEO-turned-international fugitive predicted China’s economy would go from strength to strength, and that Chinese carmakers would so…
 
Children around the world will face a sharp jump in heatwaves, floods and droughts in their lives compared to their grandparents, researchers said on Monday, with teenagers from Nepal to Australia urging leaders not to turn a blind eye.Children will, on average, suffer seven times more heatwaves and nearly three times more droughts, floods and crop…
 
When news broke last week that prominent Malaysian transgender businesswoman Nur Sajat was detained in Thailand over an invalid passport, she trended to the top of Twitter.The 36-year-old Muslim cosmetics entrepreneur disappeared from Malaysia in February after being accused of insulting Islam by dressing as a woman.While on the run, she continued …
 
This past summer was the hottest on record in more than a century. To shield against rising temperatures, many cities around the country are taking a closer look at trees, which have been shown to cool the air by as much as 10 degrees. Special Correspondent Karla Murthy reports from Cleveland -- a city once known as 'The Forest City' -- to take a l…
 
Exit polls show a neck-and-neck race in Germany's parliamentary elections held on Sunday. More than 60 million adults are eligible to vote in the landmark election. Chancellor Angela Merkel who has served for 16 years is stepping down, marking the start of a new era in German politics. Deutsche Welle Television Political Correspondent Thomas Sparro…
 
New York City's theaters are finally reopening after they were shut down on March 12, 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic began to hit the city. This has been the longest shutdown in Broadway's history. Major hits like "Lion King" and "Hamilton" are back, and smaller productions are returning too. NewsHour Weekend's Zachary Green spoke with Pulitzer P…
 
How can the doomed societies of the present help the societies of the future flourish? This is the central question of Foundation, the gorgeous, expensive, potential-packed but initially quite confusing Apple TV+ sci-fi series based on Isaac Asimov’s classic novels. The answer is more complicated than it might seem, even in our age of all-digital-e…
 
Included in this episode:1. Biden Administration Grapples With How to Send Aid to Afghanistan Without Supporting the Taliban 2. Meet the 14-Year-Old Girl Whose Solar-Powered Invention Is a Finalist for Prince William’s Earthshot Prize 3. Dr. Lorna Breen’s Family: Doctors Shouldn’t Be ‘Punished’ for Seeking Support 4. How to Free Up Storage Space on…
 
When President Joe Biden stood in front of the iconic green marble and gold foil backdrop to address the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Sept. 21, he declared that the U.S. had ended 20 years of conflict in Afghanistan and opened a new era of “relentless diplomacy, of using the power of our development aid to invest in new ways of li…
 
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