Last updated 2:01PM ET
August 21, 2014
Search NewsRoom
Search NewsRoom
go
Advanced Search
PRI's The World:8/20/2014 Remembering journalist James Foley. The FBI says it believes that a web video published by the Islamic State purporting to show the execution of kidnapped journalist James Foley is, in fact, real. Plus, part two in our story of an undocumented Salvadoran couple living in Baltimore who have been trying to get their kids to the United States. And we look back on the life of an Indian yoga guru who helped introduce the practice to an American audience.
PRI's The World: 8/19/2014 Tweeting tear gas tips ? residents of the West Bank turn to Twitter and offer advice to protestors in Ferguson, Missouri. Plus, the story of a undocumented immigrant couple trying to get their kids to the United States. That includes spending $10,000 on a coyote to help their kids get to Baltimore. And dating across cultures ? what happens when Russians and Americans mix over a candlelit dinner?
PRI's The World: 8/18/2014 We go on the ground in Monrovia where an Ebola treatment center in Liberia's capital was attacked and looted over the weekend. Also, we're getting word that Iraqi military forces have retaken an important dam near Mosul. We'll hear from an Iraqi civil engineer who knows the history of the dam and its strategic importance. Plus, locals on Scotland's Isle of Coll are trying to decide whether they'd like to have cell service on the island or not.
Tools
Tools
World Headlines
Foley killers 'wanted $132m ransom' Islamic State jihadists demanded a $132m (80m) ransom for the release of US journalist James Foley, his employer Globalpost says.
US bank in record $16.7bn settlement Bank of America agrees to pay a record $16.7bn (10bn) to US authorities for selling toxic mortgage loans that helped trigger the financial crisis.
US Ebola patients out of hospital One of the US aid workers who recovered from the Ebola virus says he is "thrilled to be alive" as he and another patient are discharged from hospital.
Teaching theology... for profit?
A for-profit college based in Georgia offers theology degrees to would-be pastors.
PODCAST: Bank of America settles for $16.65 billion
Plus: predicting a rise in interest rates and Ebola's effect on Africa's economy.
If you give a kid an iPad...
The ACLU sues a school district in Massachusetts over its tablet policies.
NPR Nation/World News


NEWS
WAMC News
Public Arts
Middday Magazine
Roundtable
Northeast Report
Commentators
WAMC Speakers Corner
Corrections
PROGRAMS
WAMC Programs
National Productions
WAMC Program Schedule
HD2 Program Schedule
Online Program Guide
Listen Live
Live Video
EVENTS
The Linda
Events Calendar

STATION INFO
Station Info
Contact Info
Coverage
Engineering News
Employment
EEO
Internships
Volunteer
Press
Staff Directory
Sitemap
SUPPORT US
Support WAMC
Pledge Online
Planned Giving
Donate Car
Privacy Policy

UNDERWRITING
Underwriters
Underwriters Spotlight
WAMC SITES
WAMC's "In Conversation with..."

Student Town Meetings

Women In Science

Academic Minute
SOCIAL
Facebook
WAMC
The Linda

Twitter
WAMC
WAMC News
Vox Pop
Roundtable
Alan Chartock
The Linda

YouTube
WAMC

Flickr
Roundtable

WAMC 90.3 FM - Albany, NY | WAMC 1400 AM - Albany, NY | WAMK 90.9 FM - Kingston, NY | WOSR 91.7 FM - Middletown, NY
WCEL 91.9 FM - Plattsburgh, NY | WCAN 93.3 FM - Canajoharie, NY | WANC 103.9 FM - Ticonderoga, NY
WRUN 90.3 FM - Remsen-Utica, NY | WAMQ 105.1 FM - Great Barrington, MA | WWES 88.9 FM - Mt. Kisco, NY | WANZ 90.1 FM - Stamford, NY

W280DJ 103.9 FM - Beacon, NY | W248AN 97.3 FM - Cooperstown, NY | W243BZ 96.5 FM - Ellenville, NY | W271BF 102.1 FM - Highland, NY
W246BJ 97.1 FM - Hudson, NY | W295AA 106.9FM - Middletown, NY | W215BG 90.9 FM - Milford, PA | W299AG 107.7 FM - Newburgh, NY
W257BL 99.3 FM - Oneonta, NY | W226AC 93.1 FM - Rensselaer-Troy, NY | W296BD 107.1FM - Warwick, NY

Copyright 2011 WAMC Northeast Public Radio
318 Central Ave., Albany, NY 12206 | mail@wamc.org | 1-800-323-9262