Drug Resistant TB Is Predicted To Steadily Spread In 4 Countries

Drug resistant tuberculosis is expected to increase globally over the next two decades. “Airborne infection control in most countries, particularly in hospitals and clinics, is rudimentary at best or even non-existent,” he says. “It’s really only practiced in affluent countries.” Copyright 2017 NPR. Some new strains have emerged that aren’t treatable at all. Researchers from […]

U.S. To Arm Kurds In Syria, Despite Turkish Opposition

Pentagon officials denied these were ‘peacekeeping forces’ — and struggled to define their mission.” Turkey allows the U.S.-led coalition fighting ISIS to use one of its air bases for warplanes involved in the fight, but one risk for the Americans is that Erdogan could withdraw that permission over his objections about the Kurds. leaders on […]

President Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey

The White House has fired FBI Director James Comey, who was overseeing an investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 elections and possible ties to the Trump campaign and top aides. Trump informed FBI Director James Comey that he has been terminated and removed from office. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. Copyright 2017 NPR. “The […]

How Algorithms Shape Our Lives; Debra Winger; “Non-Apology” Apologies; Richard Russo, Richard Bausch On Writing Short Stories

He shares   how algorithms construct our digital identities, and how that information is   used by everyone from Google to the U.S. As they near divorce, events unfold that reignites their relationship, which they then try to hide from their respective affairs. government.   Actors Debra Winger and Tracy Letts   discuss their new […]

Debra Winger, Tracy Letts On “The Lovers”

   Actors Debra Winger and Tracy Letts join us to discuss their new film, “The Lovers.” It tells the story of a disinterested couple, Mary (Winger) and Michael (Letts), who are cheating on one another. As they near divorce, events unfold that reignite their relationship, which they then try to hide from their respective affairs. […]

How Algorithms Shape Our Lives

government. Cheney-Lippold looks at how algorithms form our digital identities, and how that information is   used by everyone from Google to the U.S. John Cheney-Lippold, an   assistant Professor of American Culture and Digital Studies at the University of Michigan, joins us to discuss his book, We Are Data: Algorithms and The Making of […]