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  • Audio Russian-Made Missile Destroyed Flight MH17

    Dutch officials announced the findings of the international investigation into the deadly crash of a Malaysian Airlines flight last year. Investigators did not assign blame for the incident. But they did offer recommendations on on how to protect against such disasters. More

  • Garment workers rest inside a factory after their lunch time in Phnom Penh, Oct. 8, 2015. Cambodia agreed on Thursday to raise the minimum wage for workers in its crucial textiles and footwear sector to $140 per month from next year.

    Audio Cambodian Garment Workers to Earn $140 a Month

    Making clothing in Cambodia is the largest industry in the country. Last week, the government announced an increase in pay for workers who make clothing. Manufacturers wanted a lower wage but the prime minister raised the minimum wage to $140 a month. Some unions are asking for a higher rate. More

  • Millennials can balance a lot of information.  But, according to a new study, they give it superficial attention and are easily distracted.

    Audio Career Advice for Millennials from Robots

    A new book suggests that Millennials will work side-by-side with robot coworkers. Millennials should bring to the job what the robots cannot. More

  • Audio Will Cricket Score Points with Americans?

    Former cricket umpire Dickie Bird rings the bell at Lord's cricket ground in London in May 2015. But do Americans know him or other famous cricketers? Two teams are coming to three US cities in November. They will be led by well-known players Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne. | As It Is More

  • Video Cambodian Farmers Plant Less Rice, More Organic Vegetables

    Experts are urging Cambodian farmers to diversify their crops. Most farmers in Cambodia grow rice. Many also may grow cassava and maize. But very few farmers in the country grow other vegetables. And more Cambodians are demanding organic produce. More

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  • Audio Bernie Sanders: Giving Hillary Clinton a Run for her Money

    Who is the man disrupting the “coronation” of Hillary Clinton as the Democratic Party nominee for president? Who is Bernie Sanders? He is a self-described “democratic socialist,” who is filling large halls and stadiums with people who are drawn to his message. More

  • Audio Weasel, Duck, Dog: Animals That Are Also Verbs

    Enough horsing around! We finally stop floundering and deliver this week's program, even though it means scapegoating one of our own. Don't be cowed by the topic: these words are fun and will not outfox you. More

  • Audio Everyday Grammar: When Nouns Act Like Adjectives

    English speakers usually modify a noun with an adjective. Today the Everyday Grammar team looks at the times English speakers modify a noun with another noun. Learn how to say and write them correctly in this episode. More

  • Video A Taste of Japan at the ‘Grand Sake Tasting’

    Jasmine Taylor pours sake at the Grand Sake Tasting in Washington, D.C. Japanese music played while people drank rice wine and ate traditional food. This celebration raised money for the National Cherry Blossom Festival. More

  • Video Who Goes to a Rock Concert With Their Mother? Millennials!

    When musicians over the age of 50 are the star performers, you expect to see many Baby Boomers cheering them on. Aging rock music stars usually have Baby Boomer fans. Younger rock stars are more likely to appeal to Millennials. But at the Lockn' Music festival, two generations came together. More

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