This week in News & Politics

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    This week in News & Politics

    Oct 22 2018

  • Someone Knows Something / S5 Episode 4: Graveyard Road

    A local teenager witnessed two vehicles leaving the crime scene the night Kerrie was murdered. What did he see that night? And more importantly, who?

  • The World Next Week / Trump-Kim Talks Canceled, Presidential Elections in Colombia, and More

    President Trump cancels an upcoming meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, European exceptions on U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs are set to expire, and Colombia holds presidential elections.

  • The Brian Lehrer Show / Pussy Riot's Rules for Revolution

    Nadya Tolokonnikova a founding member of Pussy Riot, the punk/art protest group, draws on her life of activism, including time in jail for a protest performance in Moscow, in her book Read & Riot: A Pussy Riot Guide to Activism (HarperOne, 2018), and offers her ten "rules for revolution" -- starting with one: be a pirate. Listening to @BrianLehrer say “Pussy Riot” over and over on @WNYC and it’s making me laugh and appreciate him all over again. (Also it’s pledge week at WNYC, donate now!) ...more

  • Global News Podcast / Nuclear Treaty: What are Implications of Rising Tension between US and Russia ?

    Kremlin pledges 'reciprocal action' if US withdraws from key nuclear missile treaty - so what are the dangers for the rest of the world ? Also, Saudi Arabia has blamed the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on a 'rogue operation', why the world's biggest tobacco company is urging smokers to switch from cigarettes to vaping, and how Palestinian musicians collaborated with one of the best-known global rock stars on a song calling for peace.

  • Monocle 24: The Briefing / Monday 22 October

    How much does Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman know about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi? We also ask whether Australians have had enough of Punch and Judy politics, and discuss bilateral talks between South Korea and Japan. Plus: has tourism become a dirty word?

  • The Guardian's Audio Long Reads / The myth of the she-devil: why we judge female criminals more harshly – podcast

    A man who kills is a murderer, but a woman guilty of violent crime becomes a proxy for all that is evil. Helena Kennedy, who once represented Myra Hindley, asks why • Read the text version here

  • Up First / Monday, October 22nd, 2018

    President Trump says the U.S. will withdraw from a decades-old nuclear treaty with Russia. Thousands of migrants, many from Central America, continue their trek through Mexico toward the U.S. border. And, why Georgia's gubernatorial race is drawing the attention of voting rights advocates.

  • The Daily / Who’s Allowed to Vote in Georgia?

    One candidate made a name for herself trying to register voters. Another rose to prominence trying to purge them from the rolls. We look at how one of the most closely watched governor’s races in the country became a battle over whose vote counts. Guest: Astead W. Herndon, who covers national politics for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit

  • Kickass News / Julian Castro Is Always Looking Ahead

    Julian Castro graduated high school a year early, won election to city council while he was still in law school, and became San Antonio's youngest mayor at age 27, before eventually serving as President Obama's Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and making Hillary Clinton's short-list for VP in 2016.  He talks about his family's American dream including the remarkable story of how his Grandmother fled the violence of the Mexican Civil War for America and the values that his political act...more

  • The Axe Files with David Axelrod / Ep. 279 - Jeff Weaver

    Jeff Weaver was the campaign manager for Senator Bernie Sanders' 2016 presidential campaign. He joins the show to discuss Sanders' unique appeal to voters, what it was like to run against Hillary Clinton, the landscape of 2020, and more.

  • BBC Minute / 07:30 GMT

    Drop into BBC Minute every half an hour, 24/7, for the biggest news, sport, technology, health, science, social media and business stories; all in 60 seconds

  • Steve Allen - A Little Bit Extra / Love Island is about Sex, so how did it win the Teen Awards?

    A little bit extra, every weekday morning, from LBC's longest-serving presenter.

  • Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher / 'Will & Grace' co-star Sean Hayes

    Actor and producer Sean Hayes talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in this live interview recorded at the Boomtown Brewery in Los Angeles.In this episode: (02:38) Hayes' background in music and dinner theater; (10:22) Moving to Los Angeles and doing commercials; (13:04) Acting on "Will & Grace"; (17:24) Ending the show and becoming a producer; (25:15) How the internet has changed producing; (33:05) The return of "Will & Grace"; (40:47) What will happen to the characters on "Will & Grace?...more

  • The World and Everything In It / Legal Docket, and the History Book

    Mary Reichard discusses a Supreme Court case considering the rights of noncitizens who don't get a bond hearing, Nick Eicher reports on the stock market, and Paul Butler covers notable dates from this week in history. Plus: commentary from Mary Coleman.

  • HARDtalk / Philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah

    What gives each of us our sense of who we are? At the most personal level we all have our own family background. In the most general sense we are, all of us, part of the human species. But it’s the stuff in between that puts us in groups or tribes and often motivates our behaviour. Gender, religion, ethnicity, nationality- these are the persistent fault lines that seem to separate us from them. Stephen Sackur speaks to Kwame Antony Appiah, an academic and public intellectual who says we need to...more

  • The John Batchelor Show / The Discovery of Middle Earth: 1 of 2: Mapping the Lost World of the Celts by Graham Robb

    AUTHOR. (Photo: Gallo-Roman harvesting machine View author information Public Domain File:Roman harvester, Trier.jpg Uploaded: 25 February 2007 ) Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Discovery of Middle Earth: 1 of 2: Mapping the Lost World of the Celts by Graham Robb A treasure hunt that uncovers t...more

  • 60 Minutes / Sunday, October 21, 2018

    With the help of DNA and family genealogy -- law enforcement officials are cracking cold cases. Steve Kroft reports. Track work, late arrivals, and more. Bill Whitaker reports on the ever-crumbling infrastructure of the New York City subway system. Scott Pelley shares the story of Lauren McGoughof -- a woman who hunts game -- with eagles. Those stories on tonight's "60 Minutes."

  • Big Seance Podcast / Medical Intuitive and Psychic Medium Terry Andersen - Big Seance Podcast: My Paranormal World #129

    A traumatic experience in 1986 changed psychic medium and medical intuitive Terry Andersen's life forever! She shares wisdom on medical intuition, positive precognition, remote viewing, time travel, and her passion for training and education! Visit for more info. Other Android OptionsListen in Spotify Listen in Stitcher Listen in iHeart Radio Direct Download Link   In this episode:  Episode Teaser :00 Intro :55 A sudden violent near death event caused Terry Andersen to have a...more