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As It Is

As It Is takes a daily look at issues in the news in the United States and around the world.  On Saturday and Sunday, the program explores developments in health and medicine, economic news, education, technology and other subjects.

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2:15 PM - 2:20 PM September 17, 2014

Party Over for Uzbekistan's Gulnara Karimova


10:30 PM - 10:39 PM September 16, 2014

As It Is

As It Is takes a daily look at issues in the news in the United States and around the world.  On Saturday and Sunday, the program explores developments in health and medicine, economic news, education, technology and other subjects.


10:22 PM - 10:31 PM September 16, 2014


10:06 PM - 10:10 PM September 16, 2014


6:11 PM - 6:17 PM September 16, 2014

Teens Help Seniors Enter High-Tech World


2:14 PM - 2:21 PM September 16, 2014

India's Farmers Changing What and How They Grow

India has what are called "Climate Smart" villages. Scientists are working with farmers in these villages to grow more food and use less water. The farmers hope these new methods will help them survive changes in weather patterns.


10:30 PM - 10:39 PM September 15, 2014

As It Is

As It Is takes a daily look at issues in the news in the United States and around the world.  On Saturday and Sunday, the program explores developments in health and medicine, economic news, education, technology and other subjects.


8:55 PM - 9:05 PM September 15, 2014


7:49 PM - 7:53 PM September 15, 2014

Hong Kong's Democracy Movement Gets Attention in Taiwan

Taiwan's government called on China to respect Hong Kong's wishes to elect some of their leaders.


6:59 PM - 7:04 PM September 15, 2014

Brazil Confirms Amazon Deforestation Sped Up in 2013


6:25 PM - 6:31 PM September 15, 2014

Chinese Publisher Benefits Houston's Asian Population


5:00 PM - 5:08 PM September 15, 2014


3:33 PM - 3:38 PM September 15, 2014

China Targets Chinese with Dual Citizenship


2:54 PM - 2:58 PM September 15, 2014


10:30 PM - 10:39 PM September 14, 2014

As It Is

As It Is takes a daily look at issues in the news in the United States and around the world.  On Saturday and Sunday, the program explores developments in health and medicine, economic news, education, technology and other subjects.


6:12 PM - 6:22 PM September 14, 2014


10:30 PM - 10:38 PM September 13, 2014

As It Is

As It Is takes a daily look at issues in the news in the United States and around the world.  On Saturday and Sunday, the program explores developments in health and medicine, economic news, education, technology and other subjects.


10:30 PM - 10:39 PM September 12, 2014

As It Is

As It Is takes a daily look at issues in the news in the United States and around the world.  On Saturday and Sunday, the program explores developments in health and medicine, economic news, education, technology and other subjects.


10:12 PM - 10:18 PM September 12, 2014

Scotland's Independence Vote Is Too Close to Call

Britain Urges Scotland to Stay


6:58 PM - 7:04 PM September 12, 2014

    Video NASA Chooses Boeing, SpaceX to Fly Astronauts

    NASA announced the return of “human space flight to U.S. soil.” The space agency has chosen two spaceships, the Boeing CST-100 and SpaceX Dragon version 2, to bring American astronauts to the international space station. The program will cost $6.8 billion.

    Audio India's Farmers Changing What and How They Grow

    India has what are called "Climate Smart" villages. Scientists are working with farmers in these villages to grow more food and use less water. The farmers hope these new methods will help them survive changes in weather patterns.

    Audio Women Use Twitter to Support Jihad

    The Umm network and what some call the Islamic State use Twitter to urge both men and women to serve the jihad movement. They also use it to send Islamic State pictures, videos and messages.

    Audio China Targets Chinese with Dual Citizenship

    China's Ministry of Public Security published rules for reporting Chinese who have foreign citizenship but keep their Chinese identity cards and benefits. The new policy is directed at so called “naked” officials.

    Audio Hong Kong's Democracy Movement Gets Attention in Taiwan

    Taiwan's government called on China to respect Hong Kong's wishes to elect some of their leaders. The Taiwanese are watching what happens in Hong Kong to see if a “one country, two systems” relationship works.

    Audio Scotland's Independence Vote Is Too Close to Call

    The upcoming vote on independence could end the 300-year union of Scotland and Britain. However, two major banks say they will move their headquarters if the vote is "Yes."

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  • Boeing Space Craft

    Video NASA Chooses Boeing, SpaceX to Fly Astronauts

    NASA announced the return of “human space flight to U.S. soil.” The space agency has chosen two spaceships, the Boeing CST-100 and SpaceX Dragon version 2, to bring American astronauts to the international space station. The program will cost $6.8 billion. More

  • Farmers Chaudhry Sukhvir Singh and Chaudhry Singh at a farm near the town of Indri in India's Haryana state. (A. Pande/VOA)

    Audio India's Farmers Changing What and How They Grow

    India has what are called "Climate Smart" villages. Scientists are working with farmers in these villages to grow more food and use less water. The farmers hope these new methods will help them survive changes in weather patterns. More

  • U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia, Sept. 16, 2014.

    Audio US, UN Join the Fight Against Ebola

    President Obama plans to deploy 3,000 troops to West Africa to help contain the crisis while U.N. officials call for $1billion to limit the spread of the disease. More

  • Someone calling themself @_UmmWaqqas posted this photo on Twitter of what they say are her friends @UmmLayth_, Umm Haritha and Umm Ubaydiah.

    Audio Women Use Twitter to Support Jihad

    The Umm network and what some call the Islamic State use Twitter to urge both men and women to serve the jihad movement. They also use it to send Islamic State pictures, videos and messages. More

  • China citizenship

    Audio China Targets Chinese with Dual Citizenship

    China's Ministry of Public Security published rules for reporting Chinese who have foreign citizenship but keep their Chinese identity cards and benefits. The new policy is directed at so called “naked” officials. More

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