News from USA & World
Michigan Radio
  • Inland lakes with cyanobacteria should pay more attention to nitrogen levels Today 6:59 pm
    The same toxic bacterial blooms that shut down Toledo's drinking water system are a problem in Michigan's inland lakes too. New research suggests treating and preventing them may take a more comprehensive approach than is currently used for most i...
  • Closed Detroit charter school pays creditors instead of teachers Today 6:56 pm
    Charter school employees at Michigan Technical Academy in metro Detroit are not getting paid for time they worked in the classroom. The charter school’s license was revoked last month for poor academics and financial problems -- it owed roug...
  • Judge bars state money to private schools Today 2:42 pm
    A judge says the state cannot reimburse private and parochial schools for any expenses, even if they’re the result of state mandates. A provision in the state budget allows private and parochial schools to be reimbursed for state-required he...
  • Stateside 7.27.2017 Today 2:28 pm
    Today, we hear Detroit cast members explain why they hope the new film will spark conversations about race relations. And, nuns recall their role in the 1967 rebellion. They also talk about the injustices still troubling the city today.
  • Howes: The ripple effect of UAW and Fiat-Chrysler indictments, and automakers’ mid-year earning Today 2:12 pm
    Automakers released second-quarter earnings for 2017 this week, and Detroit News business columnist Daniel Howes says, on the whole, American companies are doing good business. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has the most reason to smile, accordin...


News : NPR

    Voice of America
    • Afghan Women Fight for Their Identity Today 7:46 pm
      In Afghanistan’s patriarchal society, a woman’s name should not be revealed, even on her grave. “Mr X’s” mother, daughter or sister, the headstone might read, rather than the name of the deceased. Openly using the...
    • India Plans 800-mile Highway Embankment to Curb Floods in Northeast Today 7:30 pm
      Indian government officials said they plan to build a 1,300-km (800-mile) highway along the Brahmaputra River in the northeastern state of Assam to limit damage from annual floods, even as environmentalists said it would be ineffective. The prop...
    • UN: Pakistan Abducts Own Citizens, Muzzles Rights Watchdog Today 7:13 pm
      Pakistan must address a catalog of human rights failings, including state-sponsored abductions and a death penalty that amounts to torture, but its national watchdog is muzzled, the U.N. Human Rights Committee said Thursday. Human Rights Ministe...
    • LOL to Heart Eyes: New Emojis Must Pass Muster Today 7:06 pm
      Cheery Hi-5, a snobbish Poop and a conflicted Meh have starring roles in the animated The Emoji Movie, which imagines a world inside cellphones where emojis rebel against portraying just one emotion all their lives. Yet the dozen or so people wh...
    • Deaths in Venezuela Unrest Hit 102 as Polarizing Vote Nears Today 7:00 pm
      Days before a polarizing vote to start rewriting its constitution, Venezuela is convulsing to a rhythm of daytime strikes and nocturnal clashes. The most recent violence drove the death toll from nearly four months of unrest above 100 Thursday. ...