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.
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.
Few words can “hold a candle” to “hold” as expressions take on new meanings using the word. “Hold on,” and we will tell you all about it | Words and Their Stories More
US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s visit to China this week was an example of efforts by the two sides to expand military ties. But the trip also demonstrated some of their sharp differences. | In The News More
Attack in Nigeria Kills More Than 70. Also, Christians observe Holy Week | As It Is More
The United States marks the 50th anniversary of the government’s first report on smoking and health. Medical researchers say anti-smoking measures have saved eight million American lives since 1964, but cigarette smoking still kills about 443,000 Americans every year. | Science in the News More
Bombing one year ago caused deaths and injuries. Also, U.N. warns Muslims in C.A.R. of danger | As It Is More
But activists are worried about the environmental and security risks of nuclear energy | As It Is More
The New England state of Vermont is known for its fertile farmland, Green Mountains, and Revolutionary history, to say nothing of ice cream and teddy bears. Come along with us, and practice your English, as we visit the "Green Mountain State" | This is America More
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Frequencies are in kiloHertz (kHz).
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1900-2000 UTC 7485 (Daily)
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