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The stories you need to hear today, from Time.com. A SpokenEdition transforms written content into human-read audio you can listen to anywhere. It's perfect for times when you can't read - while driving, at the gym, doing chores, etc. Find more at www.spokenedition.com

Episodios

  • The Coronavirus Task Force Reemerges After 2 Months, With Bad News and No President in Sight... and More Stories

    The Coronavirus Task Force Reemerges After 2 Months, With Bad News and No President in Sight... and More Stories

    27/06/2020 Duración: 30min

    Included in this episode: 1. The Coronavirus Task Force Reemerges After 2 Months, With Bad News and No President in Sight 2. Wisconsin Police Open Hate Crime Investigation After Teen Driver Sprayed With Lighter Fluid, Set on Fire 3. Georgia Approves Hate Crimes Law, But Critics Say it Could Be Tainted By Pending Bill that adds Protections for Police 4. Birthday Party Leaves 18 in Texas Family With Coronavirus 5. Unilever Will Drop the Word ‘Fair’ From its Skin-Lightening Creams. Experts Say It Does Not Combat Colorism .

  • Oakland is Disbanding Its School Police Force as George Floyd’s Death Drives the Push for Police-Free Schools... and More Stories

    Oakland is Disbanding Its School Police Force as George Floyd’s Death Drives the Push for Police-Free Schools... and More Stories

    26/06/2020 Duración: 28min

    Included in this episode: 1. Oakland is Disbanding Its School Police Force as George Floyd’s Death Drives the Push for Police-Free Schools 2. The U.S. Has Officially Unflattened the Curve With Its Worst Day of Pandemic Yet 3. Texas Pauses Reopening as COVID-19 Cases Surge 4. House Passes Sweeping Police Reform Legislation After George Floyd’s Death 5. Hayley Kiyoko: Finding Community Helped Me Find Myself 6. Disney Theme Parks ‘Recasting’ Splash Mountain, Water Ride With Ties to Movie With Racist Tropes 7. Elton John Says Members of the Transgender Community Are His Heroes: ‘They Are the Bravest People in the World’ .

  • The Story Behind TIMEs America Must Change Cover... and More Stories

    The Story Behind TIME's 'America Must Change' Cover... and More Stories

    25/06/2020

    Included in this episode: 1. The Story Behind TIME's 'America Must Change' Cover 2. 3 North Carolina Officers Fired After Video Captured ‘Extremely Racist’ Rants in Squad Cars 3. The President's Neighborhood Is Once Again a Battleground in the Racial Justice Movement 4. The Story Behind Netflix’s Athlete A, a New Documentary About the USA Gymnastics Sex Abuse Scandal 5. AG Barr to Testify Before House Panel as DOJ Is Accused of Going Easy on Trump's Friends 6. How the COVID-19 Pandemic Could Be Messing With Your Sleep 7. U.S. Inmates ‘Mistakenly’ Received COVID-19 Stimulus Checks. Now, the IRS Wants That Money Back 8. Report: Jail Officials Placed Layleen Polanco in Solitary Confinement Despite Health Concerns .

  • Billionaire Robert F. Smith Launches New Initiative to Ease Student Debt at Historically Black Colleges... and More Stories

    Billionaire Robert F. Smith Launches New Initiative to Ease Student Debt at Historically Black Colleges... and More Stories

    24/06/2020 Duración: 41min

    Included in this episode: 1. Billionaire Robert F. Smith Launches New Initiative to Ease Student Debt at Historically Black Colleges 2. Rayshard Brooks Honored at Atlanta Funeral Inside Martin Luther King Jr.’s Former Church 3. Guy Fieri on Why Restaurant Workers Need Our Support 4. How 1970s U.S. Immigration Policy Put Mexican Migrants at the Center of a System of Mass Expulsion 5. FBI: No Charges in NASCAR Noose Incident Involving Black Driver 6. HBO’s I’ll Be Gone in the Dark Celebrates an Author’s Legacy by Humanizing the True Crime Genre 7. Column: Why John Bolton Book’s Revelations Won’t Make a Difference in Trumpland 8. Why U.S. and EU Officials Are Worried Putin Might Make Another Move in Ukraine .

  • Geoffrey Bermans Firing Is the Latest Scandal Calling the DOJs Independence Into Question... and More Stories

    Geoffrey Berman's Firing Is the Latest Scandal Calling the DOJ's Independence Into Question... and More Stories

    23/06/2020 Duración: 42min

    Included in this episode: 1. Geoffrey Berman's Firing Is the Latest Scandal Calling the DOJ's Independence Into Question 2. How Baseball Misread the Pandemic Moment 3. Joe Biden Commits to 3 Debates, but Trump Campaign Wants 1 More 4. As Confederate Statues Come Down, It’s Worth Remembering That the Civil War Wasn’t the Only American Conflict Involving Slavery 5. Americans Need to Know the Truth About William Barr’s Friday Night Massacre. We Can’t Afford to Wait 6. Joel Schumacher, Director of Batman Forever and St. Elmo’s Fire, Dies at 80 7. Citing COVID-19, Trump Administration Extends Green Card Ban and Freezes Some Work Visas 8. Column: America Can't Afford to Lose More Black Male Doctors .

  • World Health Organization Reports Largest Single-Day Increase in Coronavirus Cases... and More Stories

    World Health Organization Reports Largest Single-Day Increase in Coronavirus Cases... and More Stories

    22/06/2020 Duración: 32min

    Included in this episode: 1. World Health Organization Reports Largest Single-Day Increase in Coronavirus Cases 2. U.S. Ambassador Confirms American Among Victims of U.K. Stabbing Rampage 3. Why More Testing Doesn’t Explain the Rise in COVID-19 in Several New U.S. Hotspots 4. Angelina Jolie: The World’s Refugee Crisis Is Bad Now—But It’s Only Going to Get Worse 5. ‘We’ll Do All We Can to Promote Free Speech,’ Says Zoom CEO After Criticism on Privacy 6. Tennessee Newspaper Criticized for Stoking Islamophobia After Running 'Horrific' Full Page Ad 7. Teens Might Have Tricked Trump Into Expecting a Huge Turnout for His Tulsa Rally .

  • President Trump’s Tulsa Rally Highlights His Record of Racial Division... and More Stories

    President Trump’s Tulsa Rally Highlights His Record of Racial Division... and More Stories

    21/06/2020 Duración: 44min

    Included in this episode: 1. President Trump’s Tulsa Rally Highlights His Record of Racial Division 2. ‘We’re Not Going to Know Who the President Is Until Well Into November.’ These Are the Scenarios Worrying Election Officials 3. As Justice Department Claims U.S. Attorney Investigating Trump Allies Is ‘Stepping Down,’ Attorney Refuses to Leave His Post 4. College Athletes Are Realizing Their Power Amid the George Floyd Protests and COVID-19 5. How the Coronavirus Crisis Is Opening the Door to Universal Social Policies in the U.S. 6. One Dead, Another Critically Injured in Shooting at Seattle’s CHOP Area Formed Out of Police Protests 7. As U.S. Soldiers Deploy Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic, They Fight Two Battles .

  • As Trump Comes to Tulsa, Teachers Grapple With How to Talk to Students About the City’s 1921 Race Massacre... and More Stories

    As Trump Comes to Tulsa, Teachers Grapple With How to Talk to Students About the City’s 1921 Race Massacre... and More Stories

    20/06/2020 Duración: 18min

    Included in this episode: 1. As Trump Comes to Tulsa, Teachers Grapple With How to Talk to Students About the City’s 1921 Race Massacre 2. Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Prize Winner Shot for Pursuing an Education, Graduates Oxford University 3. ‘A Clear Intimidation Tactic.’ Press Watchdog Urges India to Drop Investigation Into Journalist Over COVID-19 Reporting 4. ‘It Was About Time.’ Watch Civil Rights Icon Ruby Bridges Explain Why Recent Protests Give Her Hope 5. ‘We’re Still Not Free.’ A Descendant of the 1921 Tulsa Massacre on the Pain of Trump’s Juneteenth Weekend Rally .

  • ‘There’s Hope For Us.’ DACA Recipients Celebrate Supreme Court Ruling... and More Stories

    ‘There’s Hope For Us.’ DACA Recipients Celebrate Supreme Court Ruling... and More Stories

    19/06/2020 Duración: 37min

    Included in this episode: 1. ‘There’s Hope For Us.’ DACA Recipients Celebrate Supreme Court Ruling 2. The COVID-19 Pandemic Shows Why We Must—And How We Can—End Racial Injustice in Health 3. China Charges 2 Canadians With Spying in Huawei-Linked Cases 4. The Racist History of Voter Registration 5. Divided Senate Confirms Mitch McConnell Ally to Second-Most Powerful Court in the Nation 6. Facebook Removes Trump Campaign Ads Featuring Symbol Used by Nazis 7. American Airlines Bans Passenger Who Refused to Wear Face Mask .

  • Indias Coronavirus Death Toll Is Surging. Prime Minister Modi Is Easing Lockdown Anyway... and More Stories

    India's Coronavirus Death Toll Is Surging. Prime Minister Modi Is Easing Lockdown Anyway... and More Stories

    18/06/2020 Duración: 34min

    Included in this episode: 1. India's Coronavirus Death Toll Is Surging. Prime Minister Modi Is Easing Lockdown Anyway 2. Bolton’s New Book Alleges Trump Routinely Put Political Ambitions Above U.S. National Interests 3. Taking Down Statues Isn’t Enough. We Need to Radically Rethink How We Celebrate Power 4. Why the 74-Year Alliance Between Europe and America is Falling Apart 5. FBI ‘Actively Reviewing’ Investigations Into Hanging Deaths of Two Black Men in Southern California 6. Why Canada’s Failure to Win U.N. Security Council Seat Is a Huge Loss for Justin Trudeau 7. Column: McDonald's Workers Like Me Fight for Our Health While the Company Pays Shareholders Millions .

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