NPR: Kosovo's prime minister on Sunday said one police officer was killed and another wounded in an attack he blamed on support from neighboring Serbia, increasing tensions between the two former war foes.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/24/1201383365/one-kosovo-police-officer-killed-and-one-wounded-raising-tensions-with-serbia
NPR: Having this virus is bad enough at home, where you might spend hours hugging the toilet. Imagine having it out camping. Investigators wanted to find out how backpackers were getting and spreading it.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2023/09/24/1201250339/norovirus-in-the-wilderness-how-an-outbreak-spread-on-the-pacific-crest-trail
NPR: Two Palestinians were killed during an Israeli military raid Sunday in the northern West Bank, Palestinian health officials said, in a surge of violence during a sensitive Jewish holiday period.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/24/1201381201/an-israeli-military-raid-has-killed-two-palestinians-in-the-west-bank
"Six years after two stained-glass windows that honored Confederate Gens. Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson were taken down, the Washington National Cathedral has unveiled the pair of windows that are taking their place.
The windows, titled "Now and Forever," were created by artist Kerry James Marshall and center around racial justice. The images show a group of protesters marching in different directions and holding up large signs that read "Fairness" and "No Foul Play."
The new windows "lift up the values of justice and fairness and the ongoing struggle for equality among all God's great children," the Very Rev. Randolph Marshall Hollerith, the cathedral's dean, said on Saturday at the unveiling."
NPR: A 13-foot-8.5-inch male alligator was "humanely killed" and removed from the water, authorities said, after a local resident saw the reptile latching onto human remains in a Tampa Bay area canal.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/23/1201366707/florida-alligator-dead-body-human
NPR: The windows, titled "Now and Forever," were created by artist Kerry James Marshall. It showcases a group of protesters holding up large signs that read "Fairness" and "No Foul Play."#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/23/1201350129/national-cathedral-racial-justice-stained-glass-windows
NPR: Ophelia was generating 50 mph winds and is expected to produce up to 8 inches of rain in some parts of North Carolina and Virginia on Saturday.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/23/1201334334/tropical-storm-ophelia-update
#Google 's record on finding, attracting, supporting, and retaining minorities and women is indefensible - especially in positions with any real power
and ... ads are gross.
I hope Professor Hossenfelder has the support she needs to migrate her work to a better platform.
NPR: This theoretical physicist and mathematician drops a new video several times a month, dispensing her dry wit and pithy wisdom to a loyal fan base of nerds across the internet.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/23/1199469798/youtube-star-scientist-sabine-hossenfelder
NPR: Historic as the UAW strikes may be, analysts say the actions are unlikely to impact car prices too much — for now. A new strike on parts distribution centers, however, could sting.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/23/1200614584/uaw-strike-big-3-shawn-fain-ford-gm-stellantis-car-prices-repairs-spare-parts
NPR: The Butner federal prison complex in North Carolina is where a quarter of federal inmate deaths occur. It includes a medical facility but inmates aren't getting needed care, there or at other prisons.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/23/1200626103/federal-prison-deaths-butner-medical-center-sick-inmates
NPR: Cannon resisted government regulation of business, supported protective tariffs and frowned upon change in general. It was said that had he been present at the Creation he would have voted against it.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/23/1200992004/motion-to-vacate-matt-gaetz-cannon-1910
NPR: The FBI said Friday it has opened a civil rights investigation into allegations in recent lawsuits that police in Baton Rouge, La., assaulted drug suspects they detained in the obscure warehouse.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/23/1201297034/fbi-investigates-alleged-abuse-baton-rouge-police-warehouse-brave-cave
NPR: The shot will help shield newborns from RSV in the early months of life, when they're especially vulnerable to severe illness.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2023/09/22/1201133961/cdc-recommends-rsv-vaccine-in-late-pregnancy-to-protect-newborns
NPR: Mayor Edilberto Molina relocated to a nearby town last year after drug-trafficking guerrillas threatened to kill him. He's not the only Colombian politician forced away by threats from criminal gangs.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/22/1198414755/colombia-mayor-exile-farc-rebel-threats
NPR: More than 35,000 new voters registered at Vote.org after the singer posted a link on her Instagram Stories. "I've heard you raise your voices, and I know how powerful they are," Swift wrote.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/22/1201183160/taylor-swift-instagram-voter-registration
NPR: Jon Hetherington, 34, couldn't fly to Seattle to see Beyoncé on her Renaissance World Tour because his wheelchair was too tall. However, he was invited to see her Dallas show.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/22/1200933515/beyonce-fan-wheelchair-disabled-flight
NPR: A new report from ProPublica claims that Thomas has maintained a close relationship with the Koch network and that on at least two occasions, he spoke at fundraising events for the organization.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/22/1201154440/clarence-thomas-koch-supreme-court
NPR: This engaging, well-researched, and frequently laugh-out-loud funny history places the Black experience at center stage with stories that should have already been part of our collective memory.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/22/1201165246/book-review-michael-harriot-s-black-af-history
NPR: As part of the collaborative effort, the NAACP's Emergency Management Task Force will regularly meet with FEMA to advance its progress on equity within disaster preparedness.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/22/1201086966/naacp-fema-disaster-preparedness
NPR: "The discovery signals a potentially habitable environment in the ocean of Europa," according to the Webb Space Telescope's website.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/22/1201071390/carbon-jupiter-moon-europa
NPR: The film pays homage to the real story of an unapologetically queer man in a male-dominated sport and society.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/22/1200922093/cassandro-movie-gay-wrestler-lucha-libre
NPR: Amazon Prime Video is the latest streaming service to embrace ads in what it says is an effort to continue investing in content. Ad-free service will cost an extra $3 per month.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/22/1201028854/amazon-prime-video-commercials-2024
NPR: The British prime minister watered down key climate policies, and critics including Al Gore are slamming the changes. Analysts say with elections coming up next year, the pivot is politically driven.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/22/1200795496/rishi-sunak-uk-climate-policy-changes
NPR: The indictment accuses Menendez and his wife of accepting "hundreds of thousands of dollars of bribes in exchange for using" the senator's power and influence.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/22/1201038817/robert-menendez-indicted
"So every Sunday for the past eight years, Adam has packed his guitar and made the short drive to visit with his mother. Once there, he plays some of her favorite songs: tunes from the metaphorical pages of the Great American Songbook, like 20th-century rock standards and folk and jazz tracks. When he plays for her, he sees a glimpse of the woman he has known his entire life."
NPR: Incumbent Gov. Andy Beshear's latest campaign ad features a victim of rape and incest calling out Republican AG Daniel Cameron's support of the current state abortion ban.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/22/1200954703/kentuckys-near-total-abortion-ban-takes-center-stage-in-gubernatorial-election
NPR: The auto workers union gears up to expand its strike. The Mid-Atlantic will be under a tropical storm warning this weekend. Zelenskyy talks to NPR about the state of the war and Ukraine's democracy.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/22/1200813435/up-first-briefing-uaw-strike-deadline-tropical-storm-zelenskyy-ukraine-war-life
NPR: Cloud, 25, who starred as a drug dealer on the HBO series, died of "acute intoxication," a California coroner's office said. His family has said he'd been struggling with the death of his father.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/22/1201002858/angus-cloud-overdose-fentanyl-cocaine-meth-euphoria-fez-oneill
Talking Heads on the unifying pull of 'Stop Making Sense'
"Why has it been a long time?"
"[T]here was something so special about the way we made music together; I've never found the same exact thing."
"[W]e really do appreciate how special our relationship musically was. I mean, you're trying to talk about conflicts, but conflicts are just human."
NPR: The high school student has been suspended for more than two weeks for wearing a natural hairstyle that officials say violated a dress code. So far, 24 states have signed the CROWN Act into law.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/22/1200374764/crown-act-texas-hairstyles-law-nationwide
NPR: If the UAW strike leads to a win for the union, southern auto workers believe that will lead to a pay up at plants like Nissan and Mercedes.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/22/1200875078/south-non-union-uaw-strike-foreign-automakers
#Environmentalism #EndangeredSpecies Environmentalists want to protect a rare 'ghost' orchid as an endangered species : #NPR
NPR: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will speak to the Canadian Parliament on Friday as part of his campaign to bolster support from Western allies for Ukraine's war against the Russian invasion.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/22/1200993256/zelenskyy-canada-speak-parliament-to-boost-support
NPR: A bus carrying high school students to a band camp veered off a New York highway and tumbled down an embankment Thursday, killing two adults and seriously injuring several others, officials said.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/21/1200988477/bus-high-school-students-crashes
NPR: New York City detectives executed a search warrant on a Bronx apartment when they found the narcotics and other paraphernalia concealed by plywood and tile flooring.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/21/1200986093/bags-of-fentanyl-found-beneath-trap-floor-of-day-care-center-where-1-year-old-di
NPR: 4-minute recording captures bizarre circumstances for the resident explaining that a pilot parachuted into his backyard, the pilot who doesn't know what became of his jet, and a puzzled dispatcher.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/21/1200981028/not-sure-where-the-airplane-is-pilot-told-911-dispatcher-after-f-35-ejection
NPR: A disturbance is likely to strengthen into a tropical storm when it's expected to hit North Carolina late Friday, forecasters said, posing flooding and other threats as far north as New Jersey.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/21/1200949120/tropical-storm-warning-puts-mid-atlantic-coast-under-threat-of-winds-and-floodin
NPR: The Biden administration unveiled regulations that potentially would help tens of millions of people who have medical debt on their credit reports.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2023/09/21/1200834434/medical-debt-credit-score-cfpb-biden
NPR: Michele Pascarella was named Global Pizza Maker of the Year in the awards he considers "the Michelin guide for pizza."#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/21/1200875417/london-worlds-best-pizza-chef-pineapple-on-pizza
NPR: Police in Ghana have arrested protestors demonstrating against the cost of living and the economic crisis gripping the country, once seen as a model economy in Africa.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/21/1200858047/ghana-protesters-arrested
NPR: There can be only one — and they shall be rotund. The brown bears of Katmai National Park and Preserve in Alaska have been plumping themselves up, to prepare for a new hibernation season.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/21/1200850744/fat-bear-week-2023-preview
NPR: Jonathan Escoffery's If I Survive You and Chetna Maroo's Western Lane are among the contenders for this year's prize, which honors the best English-language fiction published in the UK and Ireland.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/21/1200878152/t2023-booker-prize-shortlist-escoffery-maroo-murray-harding-bernstein-lynch
NPR: This week leaders at the U.N. adopted a declaration recognizing the need for nations to work together to address future pandemics. But Questions loom. How will it be enforced? Who's footing the bill?#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2023/09/21/1200816304/the-world-hopes-to-enact-a-pandemic-treaty-by-may-2024-will-it-succeed-or-flail
NPR: The beermaker says it will end the practice known as tail docking after it came under pressure by animal rights group PETA.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/21/1200817549/anheuser-busch-budweiser-clydesdale-horses-tail-amputation
NPR: Two Black employees bring charges with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, alleging they suffered discrimination and retaliation while working at the social media giant.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/21/1200727549/2-black-tiktok-workers-claim-discrimination
If you listen to NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour, you might hear a familiar voice today talking about #Starfield!
NPR: The number of bans and restrictions in the U.S. rose 33% in the last school year, according the the report. Florida had more bans than any other state.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/21/1200725104/book-bans-school-pen-america
NPR: The U.S. census asked for more details about people's race and ethnicity in 2020 than ever before. New results show how many responded with identities such as Irish, Jamaican, Arab and Salvadoran.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/21/1200130022/2020-census-results-race-ethnicity
NPR: Most of the scrutinized books were written by or contained subject matter about people of color or members of the LGBTQ+ community, according to research by the American Library Association.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/20/1200647985/book-bans-libraries-schools
NPR: The Clorox Co. — which also includes brands such as Pine-Sol, Brita, Glad and Burt's Bees — says it's operating at a "lower rate of processing" after an August hack on its IT infrastructure.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/20/1200592771/clorox-shortages-cyberattack
NPR: Simone Biles, 26, is now the only U.S. woman ever chosen for six World Championships. The star gymnast is heading back to Antwerp, where she competed in her first Worlds in 2013.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/20/1200548171/simone-biles-record-6th-world-championships
NPR: The White House says the program will provide paid training to 20,000 Americans in its first year. It's much smaller than its New Deal predecessor, but targets a more diverse group of young people.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/20/1200483937/biden-climate-corps-job-training
NPR: Hundreds of women, aged 40 and older, gathered in Chicago recently to jump rope and play other games from their youth. It was the 3rd national playdate held by the Double Dutch Club.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/20/1198675138/jumping-for-joy-and-sisterhood-the-40-double-dutch-club-holds-a-playdate-for-wom
NPR: Matoaka Baptist Church pastor said he was impersonating Ray Charles in one incident and dressed as a Native woman during "Cowboys and Indians Night" at a church camp.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/19/1200477030/southern-baptists-expel-church-as-pastor-defends-blackface-and-native-caricature
NPR: The late pop culture icon once said he painted over 30,000 works of art in his lifetime, but it's still rare for an authenticated Ross piece to come on the market let alone one with this much history.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/19/1200353133/bob-ross-painting-for-sale-episode-one-10-million
Víkingur Ólafsson, 'Variation No. 1 (Goldberg Variations)' https://www.npr.org/sections/now-playing/2023/09/19/1200369049/vikingur-olafsson-variation-no-1-goldberg-variations?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=mastodon #classicalmusic #music #npr
NPR: Ella Mills, a junior at Columbia, drowned on Sunday while kayaking with a group of two dozen members of the university's whitewater kayak club.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/19/1200242005/a-columbia-university-student-has-died-while-whitewater-kayaking-on-the-potomac-
NPR: Johnny Mims and his school band were wrapping up their last song when Birmingham police insisted the performance stop immediately. The confrontation ended with Mims tased in front of his students.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/19/1200145239/alabama-band-director-tased-by-police-for-not-stopping-his-students-performance
Insurers withdraw from riskiest areas as threats from climate change grow : #NPR
NPR: Authorities have forecast the most destructive wildfire season during the approaching Southern Hemisphere summer in Australia's populous southeast since the fires of 2019-20 that killed 33 people.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/19/1200293617/australia-wildfire-danger-fire-ban-sydney
The government is supposed to provide equal funding to land-grant, state-run historically Black colleges and universities under the Morrill Act of 1890.
#news #npr #publicradio #usa
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NPR: For the second time in two weeks, Pennsylvania police conducted a major manhunt for escaped inmates. This time, it was a group of teens who fled a detention center after overtaking two female guards.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/18/1200091349/pennsylvania-manhunt-abraxas-teens-detention-center
NPR: Like much of rural America, LaFayette, Alabama, has no hospital or urgent care clinic. As the town's two primary care doctors approach retirement, some experiments are bubbling up to care for people.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2023/09/18/1199885888/primary-care-rural-alabama-telehealth
NPR: People marched against fossil fuel use ahead of the U.N. General Assembly. Auto plants shut down and workers were laid off amid the UAW strike. Drew Barrymore pauses her show after backlash.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/18/1200083768/up-first-briefing-u-n-and-climate-change-uaw-strike-day-4-barrymore-pauses-show
#shownotes for @gamesatwork_biz #podcast e433 are done, and publication set for tomorrow on https://www.gamesatwork.biz and all your favorite podcast feeds! Topics this week include #NPR’s #Marketplace series on #Gameheads & games, #Apple’s #Wonderlust event, #AI, #Zoom and much more! Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss an episode!
NPR: A 51-year-old motorist in Searsport, Maine, died in the storm Saturday after a large tree limb fell on his vehicle.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/17/1200036912/forecasters-cancel-warnings-as-lee-begins-to-dissipate-over-maritime-canada
I'm feeling a little better,I'll post some music soon.I appreciate everyones concern.But I think people get tired of listening to my health issues.
Everyone wants to hear music,and to be honest so do I . LMAO.
So here goes
#SoulfulSaturday #music #funstuff
Sting and Shaggy
NPR: California accuses oil companies of misleading the public on the dangers of fossil fuels for decades. The state demands they help fund recovery efforts after climate change-fueled disasters.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/16/1199974919/california-oil-lawsuit-climate-change
NPR: So far there's been no evidence that President Biden benefited financially from his son's business dealings. And as prior impeachments have shown, Republicans risk a backlash from perceived overreach.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/16/1199818085/republicans-impeachment-polling-biden-mccarthy
NPR: There are several ways the unprecedented United Auto Workers strike could hit the economy, but it will depend on how long the strike lasts and how many plants are affected, among other factors.#news #NPR https://www.npr.org/2023/09/16/1199599925/uaw-strike-effect-on-economy-big-3-automakers