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The Average American Now Takes Less Vacation Time than a Medieval Peasant The Average American Now Takes Less Vacation Time than a Medieval Peasant
Thu, August, 16, 2018
Work until you drop. Listen as Dr. John Huber tells Gordon why the average American now takes less vacation time than medieval peasants.
Why America Should Follow France's Lead and Ban Smartphones in Schools Why America Should Follow France's Lead and Ban Smartphones in Schools
Thu, August, 16, 2018
Put the phone down and pick up a pencil. Listen as MarketWatch's Maria Lamagna tells Gordon why the U.S. should take note of France's recent ban on smartphones in schools.
"ISIS 2.0": Semi-Independent Terror Cells, Loyal to Only Radical Ideology, Plot Strikes Around World
Thu, August, 16, 2018
The war against terror isn't over. Listen as the Washington Times' Carlo Munoz tells Gordon that although Osama Bin Laden has been dead for years and Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's "caliphate" in the Middle East has crumbled, the global jihadist threat continues to boil as extremists retreat underground to plot terror strikes around the world.
Banks and Retailers are Tracking How You Type, Swipe and Tap Banks and Retailers are Tracking How You Type, Swipe and Tap
Thu, August, 16, 2018
A whole new way your finger can ID you. Listen as the New York Times' Stacy Cowley tells Gordon how a phone's touchscreen sensors can track where and how you swipe your device to help determine who you are.
Business Looks to Kavanaugh to Extend Supreme Court Hot Streak Business Looks to Kavanaugh to Extend Supreme Court Hot Streak
Thu, August, 16, 2018
Listen as POLITICO's Lorraine Woellert tells Gordon that while conservative groups have chipped in millions of dollars to push Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court, business lobbies aren't promoting him as aggressively.
When Should Seniors Stop Driving? Most Never Talk to Anyone about Giving Up their Car When Should Seniors Stop Driving? Most Never Talk to Anyone about Giving Up their Car
Wed, August, 15, 2018
Most people can start driving at around 17 years old. But when should you stop driving? Listen as the USA Today's Nathan Bomey tells Gordon how seniors are being stubborn about giving up their car keys.
Ryan Zinke Takes Ax to Climate Change Narrative in Push to Save Forests from Wildfires Ryan Zinke Takes Ax to Climate Change Narrative in Push to Save Forests from Wildfires
Wed, August, 15, 2018
Protect the trees. Listen as Valerie Richardson from the Washington Times tells Gordon how Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has pressed for more active forest management while throwing cold water on the climate-first approach.
Democrats Ready to Move Past Michelle Obama's Democrats Ready to Move Past Michelle Obama's "Go High" Message
Wed, August, 15, 2018
Forget taking the high road. Listen as The Hill's Mike Lillis tells Gordon how Democrats are embracing Michael Avenatti's call for the party to get more aggressive in the Trump era and hit back harder than the GOP when responding to attacks.
Across the U.S., the Spaceport Race is On Across the U.S., the Spaceport Race is On
Tue, August, 14, 2018
Space Race: Listen as the Wall Street Journal's Arian Campo-Flores tells Gordon how local and state officials are vying for business from the likes of SpaceX and other commercial space companies.
Trump Poses Wild Card in Farm Bill Negotiations Trump Poses Wild Card in Farm Bill Negotiations
Tue, August, 14, 2018
Listen as the Wall Street Journal's Kristina Peterson tells Gordon how President Trump has indicated he prefers tighter food-stamp work requirements, which might not be able to pass the Senate.
The Latest Way Busy People are Saving Time: Hiring Someone Else to Fill Up Their Car with Gas The Latest Way Busy People are Saving Time: Hiring Someone Else to Fill Up Their Car with Gas
Tue, August, 14, 2018
Tired of going to the gas station? Listen as the Washington Post's Peter Holley tells Gordon about Yoshi, the mobile gas station that refuels your car without you ever having to leave work or home.
How Do You Talk to Children about the Recent Violent Crimes in Chicago? How Do You Talk to Children about the Recent Violent Crimes in Chicago?
Wed, August, 8, 2018
Listen as childcare expert Florence Ann Romano tells Jennifer Kushinka how parents should talk to their children about the recent violent crimes occurring in Chicago.
Maybe It's Time to Change Jobs Maybe It's Time to Change Jobs
Wed, August, 8, 2018
Listen as the University of Maryland's Peter Morici tells Jennifer Kushinka that with an unemployment rate below 4 percent, the time has not been better in decades to improve your circumstances by looking for a better job.
The NFL's New Safety Rule has Resulted in an Existential Crisis The NFL's New Safety Rule has Resulted in an Existential Crisis
Wed, August, 8, 2018
Keep your head up. Listen as the Wall Street Journal's Andrew Beaton tells Jennifer Kushinka about the NFL's new helmet rule imposed this offseason that has players, coaches and fans worried that football is losing what makes it great.
A Team Comfortable with Letting Trump be Trump A Team Comfortable with Letting Trump be Trump
Wed, August, 8, 2018
Listen as the Wall Street Journal's Jerry Seib tells Jennifer Kushinka about how four top White House advisers come from different backgrounds, but have one thing in common: They are contemporaries of President Trump.
How Catholic Bishops are Shaping Health Care in Rural America How Catholic Bishops are Shaping Health Care in Rural America
Tue, August, 7, 2018
Listen as FiveThirtyEight's Anna Maria Barry-Jester tells Gordon how health care in rural America is being molded by Catholic bishops.
Eugenio Suarez can Run, Hit, Throw and Chew Gum at the Same Time Eugenio Suarez can Run, Hit, Throw and Chew Gum at the Same Time
Tue, August, 7, 2018
An All-Star third baseman... and an All-Star gum chewer? The Wall Street Journal's Jared Diamond tells Mike Gavin how Cincinnati Reds star Eugenio Suarez is as impressive blowing bubbles as he is on the diamond.
Tariffs Shopping List: What Grocery Prices will Go Up-- or Down Tariffs Shopping List: What Grocery Prices will Go Up-- or Down
Tue, August, 7, 2018
Listen as USA Today's Zlati Meyer tells Mike Gavin what to stock up on and what to put off buying as tariffs loom.
House Republicans Strike Out to Outsiders in Statewide Races House Republicans Strike Out to Outsiders in Statewide Races
Tue, August, 7, 2018
Listen as the Wall Street Journal's Reid Epstein tells Mike Gavin why an endorsement from President Trump is seen as key to winning a competitive Republican primary.
Can You Change How Criminals Think? Chicago Hopes Behavioral Therapy can Cut Gun Violence Can You Change How Criminals Think? Chicago Hopes Behavioral Therapy can Cut Gun Violence
Mon, August, 6, 2018
Listen as the USA Today's Aamer Madhani tells Mike Gavin the technique Chicago is using to try to cut down on gun violence.
Independent Voters a Major Headache for the GOP as Midterm Elections Loom Independent Voters a Major Headache for the GOP as Midterm Elections Loom
Mon, August, 6, 2018
Listen as the Washington Examiner's David Drucker tells Mike Gavin what has been giving Republicans headaches as the midterm elections arrive.
Gang Databases are the Latest Controversial Policing Tool Gang Databases are the Latest Controversial Policing Tool
Mon, August, 6, 2018
Listen as the Wall Street Journal's Zolan Kanno-Youngs tells Mike Gavin how the gang databases are divisive; police say systems help prevent violence while critics claim they lack oversight and unfairly target minorities.
More Schools Are Buying More Schools Are Buying "Active Shooter" Insurance Policies
Mon, August, 6, 2018
Listen as the Wall Street Journal's Tawnell Hobbs tells Mike Gavin how school districts are buying the active shooter coverage, also called "active-assailant" insurance, for legal costs and other expenses in the event of a school shooting.
Global Heat, Fires and Floods: How Much Did Climate Change Fuel a Hellish July? Global Heat, Fires and Floods: How Much Did Climate Change Fuel a Hellish July?
Thu, August, 2, 2018
Listen as USA Today's Doyle Rice tells Jennifer Kushinka how much of the natural disasters in July are due to climate change.
Conservative Division Threatens GOP's Senate Majority Conservative Division Threatens GOP's Senate Majority
Thu, August, 2, 2018
Listen as the National Journal's Josh Kraushaar tells Jennifer how division in the party threatens the Republicans' stronghold of the Senate.