Browsing articles from "January, 2016"

Iran’s President To Stop In France

Jan 27, 2016   //   by Administrator   //   News from US  //  Comments Off on Iran’s President To Stop In France

Iran’s president is on his first trip to the West since sanctions were lifted, visiting Rome earlier in the week, and Paris on Wednesday. Some European countries were big trading partners with Iran in the past, but while their companies are eager to rebuild that trade, they’re also wary of Iran’s hard liners and American prosecutors.

4 Countries Caution Women Not To Get Pregnant During Zika Virus Outbreak

Jan 27, 2016   //   by Administrator   //   News from US  //  Comments Off on 4 Countries Caution Women Not To Get Pregnant During Zika Virus Outbreak

The Zika virus has been spreading across Latin America and it is expected to reach every country in the Americas except Canada. The virus causes birth defects. Ecuador, El Salvador, Jamaica and Colombia are asking women to delay pregnancies during the outbreak. Renee Montagne talks to Monika Roa of Women’s Link Worldwide, which is a gender rights organization.

7 Months Without A Budget, Ill. Gov. Rauner To Deliver State Address

Jan 27, 2016   //   by Administrator   //   World News  //  Comments Off on 7 Months Without A Budget, Ill. Gov. Rauner To Deliver State Address

The stalemate between the Republican governor and the Democratic legislature has left Illinois without a budget. In that atmosphere, Gov. Bruce Rauner is present his State of the State address.

Kasich Focuses On N.H. Primary. Jokes: I Might Qualify As A Resident

Jan 27, 2016   //   by Administrator   //   World News  //  Comments Off on Kasich Focuses On N.H. Primary. Jokes: I Might Qualify As A Resident

Ohio Gov. John Kasich appears to be gaining traction in the state’s GOP presidential primary race. Kasich has held 80 town halls there this campaign season — more than any other candidate.

Chinese Teens Attend U.S. High Schools Aiming For Prestigious Universities

Jan 26, 2016   //   by Administrator   //   News from US  //  Comments Off on Chinese Teens Attend U.S. High Schools Aiming For Prestigious Universities

China sends more students to the U.S. than any other country, and a growing number of them are teenagers. More than 23,000 Chinese teens have come to the U.S. for high school. We go to one of the most popular destinations, the San Gabriel Valley — a Chinese-American enclave in the Los Angeles suburbs — to learn what is drawing them to an American education.

Sundance Favorites: ‘Manchester By The Sea’ And ‘Eagle Huntress’

Jan 26, 2016   //   by Administrator   //   News from US  //  Comments Off on Sundance Favorites: ‘Manchester By The Sea’ And ‘Eagle Huntress’

Steve Inskeep talks to film critic Kenneth Turan about some of the movies we should watch for coming out of this year’s Sundance Film Festival.

Syrian Town Falls To Regime

Jan 26, 2016   //   by Administrator   //   World News  //  Comments Off on Syrian Town Falls To Regime

The latest on the war in Syria.

Zika Virus Will Spread Through The Americas, World Health Organization Says

Jan 26, 2016   //   by Administrator   //   World News  //  Comments Off on Zika Virus Will Spread Through The Americas, World Health Organization Says

The Zika (ZEE-kuh) virus, which has been blamed for birth defects, is headed for the U.S. The World Health Organization notes that the virus is spread by a type of mosquito that is found in every country in the Western Hemisphere, except Canada where the weather is too cold.

Major Snowfall Wreaks Havoc With Nation’s Airports

Jan 25, 2016   //   by Administrator   //   News from US  //  Comments Off on Major Snowfall Wreaks Havoc With Nation’s Airports

Many states on the East Coast are still digging out after a major snowstorm as they start the work week. Some commuters and other travelers are facing delays and cancellations at train stations and airports.

D.C.’s Snowfall Totals Are Off. What Happened?

Jan 25, 2016   //   by Administrator   //   News from US  //  Comments Off on D.C.’s Snowfall Totals Are Off. What Happened?

Washington D. C. may have had record snowfall over the weekend, but we may never know for sure because of inaccuracies in its measurement. Steve Inskeep reports.

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