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 art and culture around the world.
American Mosaic is our weekly program about music, pop culture and life in the United States.
In the News explains one of the week’s main news stories to help make sense of our world.
The Making of a Nation explains the history of the United States, and each week tells how the country and its people have developed.
Science in the News is our weekly show about news from the worlds of science, technology and medicine.
This Is America looks at a major issue in American life and society each week, and explores popular places across the United States.
Words and Their Stories each week explains idioms and expressions that many learners of American English find difficult to understand.
A former Roman Catholic bishop of New York City, Fulton Sheen, once explained, “Baloney is praise so thick it cannot be true. And blarney is praise so thin we like it.” | Words and Their Stories More
Ukraine’s acting prime minister says the vote has no legal justification. The lawmakers also approved plans for a special election on the future of Crimea | In The News More
Also, researchers in Hong Kong work to find a cost-effective way to make biofuel from algae | As It Is More
And, Africa’s cities are experiencing major increases in population as more and more young professionals move to these areas | As It Is More
Also this week, international aid groups attempt to slow spread of measles; and, could shivering help reduce body fat and lead to new drugs to fight diabetes and obesity? | Science in the News More
United States plans to increase its military presence in East Asia and the Pacific and Asiana Airlines fined $500,000 for failing to help victims of a plane crash last year. | As It Is More
A famous World War II photograph inspires a dramatic sculpture across the Potomac River from Washington. We learn about the photo and visit the Iwo Jima Memorial. Also, impressions from visitors | This Is America More
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