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World Wide Web - How Safe Is It?

4/19/2019
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World Wide Web – How Safe Is It? Are children any safer now than they were 30 years ago on the Internet? Join Tom Osborne’s US World Report radio news team for this week’s broadcast. Tech firms are finding themselves on the defensive these days. Critics accuse them of not doing enough to curb the spread of "fake news" which has helped polarize election campaigns around the world and of maximizing profits by harvesting data on consumers’ browsing habits. British computer scientist Tim...

Duration:00:38:48

The New Music Business (Part 2)

4/11/2019
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‘The New Music Business (Part 2) Production Vs. Content’ This is not your mother’s, grandmothers or great grandparents music business. But what is it? When did everything start sounding the same? We’ve gone from ‘Singing In The Rain’ to ‘Purple Rain’ without a missing a beat. What happened to the melody along the way and when was the last time you whistled a happy tune? Find out in this week’s US World Report radio broadcast how little you actually know about this evolving industry. It may...

Duration:00:38:31

The New Music Business

4/6/2019
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The New Music Business (Part 1 of 2) A disturbing new music industry statistic claims that artists will only get 12 percent of the $43 billion the industry generates annually. According to the report, the industry's $43 billion year of 2017 was its most profitable since 2006. Listeners are spending more money than ever before, largely on streaming and live music, with consumer spending totaling more than $20 billion last year. Companies like Pandora & Spotify are financially hitting...

Duration:00:38:51

Time Travel - Is It Possible?

3/29/2019
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Time Travel – Is It Possible? Time travel is the concept of movement between certain points in time, analogous to movement between different points in space by an object or a person, typically using a hypothetical device known as a time machine. Time travel is a widely-recognized concept in philosophy and fiction. Imagine the reaction by readers of H. G. Wells' 1895 novel The Time Machine. The book was of course was ahead of its time… It is uncertain if time travel to the past is...

Duration:00:38:50

RT - Exposing Russian Television

3/22/2019
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RT – Exposing Russian Television RT (formerly Russia Today) is a Russian international television network funded by the Russian government. It operates pay television channels directed to audiences outside of Russia, as well as providing Internet content in English, Spanish, French, German, Arabic and Russian. RT has been frequently described as a propaganda outlet for the Russian government and its foreign policy. RT has also been accused of spreading disinformation by news reporters,...

Duration:00:38:48

Brexit - What's Up?

3/15/2019
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Brexit –What’s Up? Have Aliens taken over the minds of those calling the shots in the United Kingdom? At a perilous time in National and Domestic affairs, U.S. alliances are shaken. Britain’s uncertain future raises questions about one of our most important allies when we need it the most. What is Putin to make of all this chaos and how will he take advantage of it? Will this threaten the carefully laid Good Friday peace between Northern Ireland and the South? Will this re-ignite ‘The...

Duration:00:38:48

Ocean Dumping

3/8/2019
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Ocean Dumping – The Human Toilet 150 million metric tons of trash have been dumped into the Earth’s oceans. It’s been going on since man first set sail on the high seas. But when the invention of plastics and cruise line ships entered the equation, the increase of illegal dumping has become unprecedented. The cost to what was once abundant marine life and our ecosystems haven’t been fully realized. US World Report Radio reveals only a sketch of how serious this problem has become. Join Tom...

Duration:00:38:50

Fear Of Food

3/2/2019
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Fear Of Food – Alerts & Recalls What do Oprah, Paul McCartney, Alfred Hitchcock and Godzilla all have in common? They all share an uncommon fear of food or at least some variety of it. There has been a lot of recalls in the last two years. US World Report Radio has decided to dig in this topic with their forks, knives and spoons ready for re-action. Some of the news team’s discoveries can be traced to plain old eating preferences while others were the result of childhood trauma. But,...

Duration:00:38:49

Major Companies Go Belly Up!

2/22/2019
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Major Companies Go Belly Up! US World Report Radio remembers the companies and industry products that made America the envy of the world: from Sears to Xerox, all fallen by the wayside. What happened? Where did they go and Why? We look at a world where tariffs and trade wars have returned and Amazon rules the day, bringing precious products to our doorstep on time, with little care for where they were made and by whom? Join us as we recall the day when all you needed was a Sears catalogue...

Duration:00:38:48

Enlightenment - What Or Who Inspires You?

2/15/2019
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Enlightenment – What/Who Inspires You? There are many inspiring success stories here in the United States: Oprah, Steve Jobs, Ronald Reagan, Maya Angelou, Jimi Hendrix & Mark Twain to name just a few. In the last year of his life when he was campaigning for president, Robert Kennedy would close each speech with the words of George Bernard Shaw: “Some see things as they are and ask ‘Why? Others dream things that never were, and ask Why Not!” Senator Kennedy launched his campaign for the...

Duration:00:38:46

The End Of Aging

2/9/2019
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The End Of Aging – Can It Be True? First of all, and contrary to popular belief, aging is not universal. Species such as lobsters, rockfishes and tortoises show no sign of aging. Secondly, humankind is, in a sense, a struggle against Nature. How else can you explain the popularity of today’s so called Vampire Facelift procedure? Join Tom Osborne and his radio news team for a peek into the not too distant future where old mice are getting younger. Stem cells are battling the wears and...

Duration:00:38:46

The Next Pandemic

2/1/2019
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The Next Pandemic – How Soon? A pandemic occurs when a specific influenza virus to which people have little or no immunity, spreads around the world to people from many countries. US World Report Radio explores the 1918 Influenza pandemic which took the lives of over 100 million people in the US alone and warns of a future looming health crisis. Are we prepared for what medical professionals have deemed as inevitable? Will Measles, Ebola, Zika, Bird and Swine flu all outpace our efforts to...

Duration:00:38:46

The Psychology Of Animals

1/25/2019
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The Psychology Of Animals Do animals have a mind in the same manner that humans have a mind? Can they distinguish themselves from their environment? Do they have a mental concept of the past, the present and their own mortality? US World Report asks are animals self-aware? How do they categorize objects in their world? Why and how do some birds have the ability to speak better than humans? In this radio broadcast the news team explores the PTSD effects of WWII dogs returning from battle....

Duration:00:38:48

Artificial Intelligence - Servant or Master?

1/18/2019
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Artificial Intelligence – Servant or Master ‘AI’ as it is also known is here to stay. Even if we wanted it to go away it would reset itself. US World Report attempts an impossible autopsy on this controversial topic. Machines like this never die but will we be allowed to turn them off? Will they be engaged in our future battlefields and whose side will they take? Can they oversee our Supreme Courts and consciously dole out equitable punishment? We’ve already embraced AI in the medical...

Duration:00:38:47

Is The U.S. Presidency Up For Sale?

1/12/2019
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Billionaires seem to be coming out of the woodwork and running for president. The art of the deal is being shown for what it is. The disintegration of our treasured democracy for the entire world to see and it may be irreversible. There are those, one hundred million strong, who say no that is not the case. Our newest installment of US World Report asks are you one of those? Never before in our history have we experienced such peril to our government from within. Is the American democracy up...

Duration:00:38:48

It's 2019 - Shutdown or Shut Up!

1/5/2019
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Not so… Americans are speaking out loud and clear. They’re saying we're fed up with Washington D.C. politics. The shut down is affecting over one million federal workers who like many of us live from paycheck to paycheck. In the absence of these workers our whole nation’s vital protection system is unplugged and in chaos. Whether it be food or nuclear weapons, no one is minding the store. The DOD officials say, “We cannot emphasize too much how destructive this shutdown really is. It ripples...

Duration:00:38:48

Year In Review 2018

12/28/2018
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What a year that was! US World Report begins by going back 20 years in Donald Trump's timeline. He was dating Melania back then and had his eyes on the prize. No not her... but becoming President of the United States in 2016. Well, here we are two years later and it's time to reflect on all that has taken place. This is no ordinary romp down memory lane, but a critical assessment of the last 365 days. Join Tom Osborne and his news team for a collection of moments many of us won't soon forget...

Duration:00:46:35

'Miracle on 70th Street'

12/21/2018
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US World Report - presents ‘Miracle on 70thStreet’ Meet Lou Stallman & his son Jerry Potente, one of the last surviving Tin Pan Alley songwriting teams in NYC. With a catalogue of nearly 500 songs and still growing, Lou has had a prolific career. Most recently, one of his songs is topping the charts again. “Round and Round” written in 1956 with his partner at that time Joe Shapiro for recording artist Perry Como. It’s now a 2018 megahit, thanks to a TARGET Department Stores holiday...

Duration:00:41:36

It's Mueller Time!

12/14/2018
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It’s Mueller Time! With credible fears that he may be compromised by Russia, President Trump’s alibies and allies dwindle to a very few. His words of denial are mocked throughout the world. A feckless, inept and silent Republican Congress ignores one of the first casualties of this presidency, the Rule of Law. America and its allies are demanding to know how much more time does Mueller need to bring down the hammer of justice on a presidency now out of control? In this moment of peril...

Duration:00:38:46

CARAVAN or March To Freedom

12/8/2018
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Caravan or March To Freedom Why are people traveling as a caravan from Central America to the U.S.? Will they finally find security or be turned away? Has runaway corruption, droughts and floods linked to climate change been a driving factor? Are the odds of American tradition stacked against them? Listen to the voices of those who have tried and failed and listen to the voices of those who were successful but now wish to go back home. It’s the story of an intolerable situation driven by...

Duration:00:38:46