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Words About News

News & Politics Podcasts

A Poorly Spoken podcast that brings you a selection of news stories from the past week.

A Poorly Spoken podcast that brings you a selection of news stories from the past week.

Location:

United States

Description:

A Poorly Spoken podcast that brings you a selection of news stories from the past week.

Twitter:

@wan_pod

Language:

English

Contact:

717 341-5567


Episodes

Week of 08/14/21

8/14/2021
Words About News is a Poorly Spoken Podcast. This week's stories: Average pay for supermarket and restaurant workers tops $15 an hour for the first timeNew York Governor Andrew Cuomo resigns after sexual harassment allegationsCuba legalizes private ownership of small and medium-sized businessesTaliban insurgents now control 65% of AfghanistanThe Summer Olympics in Tokyo has come to a closeAn Earthquake has Hit HatiA study finds that praise can help to improve a child's academic...

Duration:00:09:12

Week of 08/07/21

8/7/2021
Words About News is a Poorly Spoken Podcast. This week's stories: The CDC reports that nearly 67% of U.S. counties have substantial or high COVID-19 transmission ratesN.Y.C. has become the first major U.S. city to mandate proof of vaccination for certain indoor venuesApple announces a photo hashing system to detect child abuse images in users’ photos librariesPresident Joe Biden offers a temporary safe haven to Hong Kong residents in the United StatesSupport the show...

Duration:00:05:33

Week of 07/31/21

7/31/2021
Words About News is a Poorly Spoken Podcast. This week's stories: The Justice Department has ruled that former President Trump’s tax returns must be released to CongressOregon’s governor signs an ambitious clean energy billThe Department of Justice declares vaccine mandates legalBayer plans to pull Glyphosate from U.S. consumer marketsPhilippinesBermudaAnother prediction of Einstein’s Theory of Relativity has been experimentally provenSupport the show...

Duration:00:07:13

Week of 07/24/21

7/24/2021
Words About News is a Poorly Spoken Podcast This week's stories: Cleveland, Ohio’s baseball team has changed its nameJeff Bezos successfully journeyed to and returned from spaceThe FTC has voted unanimously to enforce right to repairThe FTC has issued a suit against robocallers that are responsible for more than 45 million illegal callsThe Olympic Summer Games has startedA genetic tweak that targets RNA can grow crops that yield significantly more food and show increased drought...

Duration:00:06:40

Week of 07/17/21

7/17/2021
Words About News is a Poorly Spoken Podcast This week's stories: California has approved a $35 million plan for the first state-funded guaranteed income programPope Francis has made his first public appearance since undergoing intestinal surgeryItaly is banning large cruise liners from sailing into VeniceCuba has temporarily lifted restrictions on travelers bringing food, medicines and hygiene products into the countryScientists have confirmed that the Amazon rainforest is now emitting...

Duration:00:06:23

Week of 07/10/21

7/10/2021
Words About News is a Poorly Spoken Podcast This week's stories: Jeff Bezos has stepped down from his role as CEO of Amazon after 27 yearsHaitian President Jovenel Moise has been assassinated in his homeTokyo has banned spectators to the Olympics due to a COVID-19 emergencyThe United States has left its last Afghan base, effectively ending operationsA new study found that converting agricultural land to forest would boost summer rains by 7.6% on averageSupport the show...

Duration:00:05:16

Week of 07/03/21

7/3/2021
Words About News is a Poorly Spoken Podcast Video of gas pipeline rupture fire in the Gulf of Mexico This week's stories: Walmart has announced a new, low-price insulinA motion to remove Britney Spears’ conservatorship has been deniedThe Trump Organization has been charged by the Manhattan district attorney’s office with tax fraudBill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction has been overturnedCalifornia has added 5 states to its state-funded travel ban due to laws that discriminate against...

Duration:00:10:32

Week of 06/26/21

6/26/2021
Words About News is a Poorly Spoken Podcast This week's stories: Supreme Court rules against NCAA in compensation battle with college athletesBritney Spears told a court she wants her conservatorship to endThe Justice Department plans to sue Georgia over sweeping voting restrictionsDerek Chauvin sentenced to 22 1/2 years in prison for George Floyd’s deathIran’s presidential elections concludes with Conservative judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi winning amid historically low turnoutTokyo scraps...

Duration:00:11:00

Week of 06/19/21

6/19/2021
This week's stories: President Biden signs a bill making Juneteenth a federal holidayTexas Power Plants Face Outages as Temperatures Reach Record HighsThe Supreme Court once again rejects a challenge to the Affordable Care ActIsrael’s Parliament Approves a New Coalition, Ending Benjamin Netanyahu’s Long RuleGhana plants 5 million trees in a single day to combat deforestationA study finds that Caffeine intake in the morning and afternoon does not impair nighttime sleep structureMice-based...

Duration:00:07:09