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Indian Americans more likely to face unfair police treatment than Chinese Americans in US, says survey

<b>New York:</b> Many Americans of Indian origin could be at the receiving end of unfair police treatment as a new survey has revealed that Indian Americans …

India News

Week In Politics: Resignations, Tax Bill, Roy Moore

From congressmen announcing their resignations to the federal government averting shutdown, the week in politics has felt more like months.

Politics

Transgender group to hold social media fundraiser inspired by old-school TV telethon

Sayer Johnson grew up watching the annual Jerry Lewis telethon for kids with muscular dystrophy. In recent years, he's wondered if advocates for …

St. Louis

Cuomo comes clean on New York’s high taxes

Gov. Cuomo just made an astonishing confession: New Yorkers pay sky-high local income and property taxes because that’s what he and other elected …

Opinion

Drinking wine can make you smarter, says expert

Wine connoisseurs, rejoice!<p>Not only does wine leave a delightful taste on the tongue, but drinking it could make you smarter. We’ll definitely …

The Brain

Gay theater, then and now | Public Radio International

Radio Industry

Public Media at 50: Looking to the Future – Informed and Engaged – Medium

Fifty years ago, Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Public Broadcasting Act, which established the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Its charge was to …

Journalism

Pearl Harbor Hero Posthumously Awarded The Bronze Star

After years with no recognition, World War II veteran, Joseph George received the Bronze Star on Thursday. His ship was next to the USS Arizona during the Pearl Harbor attack. He saved many shipmates lives.

News (U.S.)

Charles Osgood Renews Contract With Westwood One For 'The Osgood Files'

December 6, 2017 at 7:43 AM (PT)<p>Osgood<p>"THE OSGOOD FILE" is marking its 50th anniversary this year, and CHARLES OSGOOD is celebrating with the signing …

Radio Industry

Cuomo attacks GOP for tax bill that 'cripples' high-tax states

ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo on Wednesday morning defended New York's right to higher taxes, saying it allows the state to pay for things like social services …

Government

NCADA executive director Howard Weissman criticizes Big Pharma’s role in opioid epidemic

On Wednesday’s St. Louis on the Air , host Don Marsh continued the discussion about the opioid epidemic in St. Louis. Joining him for the discussion …

Addiction

2 public radio hosts suspended after misconduct accusations

Two longtime hosts on public radio station WNYC have been suspended while the station investigates unspecified accusations of inappropriate …

Business

A Reckoning in Our Own House

<b>Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear this segment</b><p>On Monday, we brought you the latest on what we know about reports of sexual harassment and bullying on the part of the former host of this show, John Hockenberry.<p>The allegations came to us through author and journalist Suki Kim, who wrote …

Radio Industry

Environmentalists demand tougher laws to address runoff in Missouri's large lakes

Missouri will soon adopt new regulations to clean up the state’s 150 large lakes and reservoirs. But environmentalists contend the state’s plan won’t …

Water

6-year-old’s Christmas letter tells Santa Claus his life is empty

A 6-year-old Virginia boy has shaken up social media with an all-too-skeptical letter to Santa Claus in which he says he knows that jolly Saint …

Santa Claus

Military Veteran Blake Hall, equipped with a Harvard MBA, launches a startup that protects citizens against cybersecurity identity thefts

Recently, I interviewed Blake Hall, an Army Ranger, who is the Founder and CEO of ID.me, a digital identity network that empowers individuals to prove their identity and group affiliations while controlling how their information is shared online. Blake led a battalion reconnaissance platoon in Iraq …

Identity Theft

Roy Moore's Effect On Alabama's Economy

Alabama has long sought to make itself a destination for business investment. But the allegations against Senate candidate Roy Moore may make investors reluctant to come to the state.

News (U.S.)

The Legal Recourse For Victims Of Sexual Harassment

NPR's Scott Simon talks to harassment and civil rights attorney Jean Hyams about the legal options available to victims of sexual harassment in the workplace.

News (U.S.)

'Cajun Night Before Christmas': The story behind the storybook | NOLA.com

The narrator in "Cajun Night Before Christmas" spies St. Nick with his flying skiff and eight flying alligators. Historically, though, only some …

New Orleans

Higher Education Notebook: Jazz station WSNC radio has more modern transmitter, and hopes listeners will help pay for it

WSNC radio returns

Education

Purdue University Mounted a Child Nutrition Study. It Went Very, Very Wrong.

Camp DASH was supposed to be a gold-standard study of diet-mitigated hypertension in adolescents. Instead, it became a venue for chaos.<p>On July 18, an …

Science

Is That Alexa Under Your Tree?

<i>Not since the release of the iPod, iPhone, and iPad – all from Apple – have we seen a gadget so captivate consumers. And this one – the Amazon Echo –</i> …

Radio Industry

WWRS 2018 Presents The Exclusive First Reveal Of Techsurvey 2018 – Radio's Largest Listener Survey

WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2018, MAY 2nd, 3rd, 4th is the place to be for cutting edge information for radio to continue to carve a winning path. Once …

Radio Industry

With A Great Christmas Tree Comes Great Responsibility

Police in Massachusetts reminded people to transport their Christmas trees "responsibly" after posting a picture of a car they pulled over that was completely covered by a tree.

Christmas

Woe to Liberal Predatory Men

A couple weeks ago, I joked on Twitter that maybe the reason liberal women hate men is because they’re around liberal men. Maybe it’s not a joke. …

Conservative View

NPR Reporter Comes Clean on What the Press Knew About Conyers ‘For Years’

Cokie Roberts, a reporter for National Public Radio, came clean over the weekend, revealing information female members of the press corps have known …

John Conyers

Factbox: Republicans to watch in U.S. Senate tax bill fight

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some key U.S. senators still had concerns about the Republican tax bill in the Senate, as a procedural motion to formally open debate on the measure was approved on Wednesday.<p>Here is a list of Republicans pivotal to the bill's fate.<p>SUSAN COLLINS<p>The moderate senator from Maine …

James Lankford

Hurricane Harvey three months on: Tens of thousands still homeless from worst natural disaster in US history

From WSWS<p>Hurricane Harvey's Devastation<br>(Image by YouTube, Channel: The Humanist Report) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>Hurricane Harvey made …

Liberal View

iHeartPodcasts Now Available Through Apple CarPlay

iHEARTRADIO podcasts are now available through APPLE CarPlay. The update to the iHEARTRADIO app for CarPlay allows users not only to access podcasts …

Radio Industry

The majority of LGBTQ Americans have experienced harassment, threats and violence because of their sexual identity: survey

They face harassment everywhere from the doctor’s office to their own offices<p>Most LGBTQ Americans face harrassment and violence.<p>Indeed, 51% LGBTQ …

News