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US leaders pledge climate action despite Trump

US leaders pledge climate action despite Trump
  • US leaders pledge climate action despite Trump FWC: US leaders pledge climate action despite Trump

    American governors and mayors pledged to take action to combat global warming despite President Trump’s decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement. They spoke Thursday at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco. (Sept. 13)         

  • Former Presidents Bush and Obama Eulogize John McCain FWC: Former Presidents Bush and Obama Eulogize John McCain

    NPR’s Scott Simon, Kelsey Snell and Ron Elving host coverage of Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama speaking at the funeral for John McCain.

  • Nearly 3,000 people were killed on Sept. 11, 2001 when…... FWC: Nearly 3,000 people were killed on Sept. 11, 2001 when……

    Nearly 3,000 people were killed on Sept. 11, 2001 when hijackers flew airplanes into New York’s World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a Pennsylvania field.

  • Trump: Puerto Rico response an 'unsung success' FWC: Trump: Puerto Rico response an 'unsung success'

    President Donald Trump on Tuesday deemed the federal government’s response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico a year ago “incredibly successful” even though a recent federal report found that nearly 3,000 people died. (Sept. 11)         

  • Cheap tech, AI bolstering aid for the disabled FWC: Cheap tech, AI bolstering aid for the disabled

    Improvements in artificial intelligence plus cheaper hardware are making it easier for inventors to develop new products to help people with disabilities, including gloves that transcribe sign language into text. (Sept. 13)         

  • Today in History for August 30th FWC: Today in History for August 30th

    Highlights of this day in history: The Civil War’s Second Battle of Bull Run ends; Thurgood Marshall confirmed as first black Supreme Court justice; First black astronaut blasts off; Ty Cobb’s baseball debut; David Letterman moves to CBS. (Aug. 30)         

  • Donald Trump: Americans Deserve Same Freedom of Speech as the Media FWC: Donald Trump: Americans Deserve Same Freedom of Speech as the Media

    “We believe in the right of Americans to speak their minds,” Trump said, criticizing social media censorship.

  • Elizabeth Smart kidnapper granted prison release FWC: Elizabeth Smart kidnapper granted prison release

    Wanda Barzee, who also tried to abduct Elizabeth Smart’s cousin, will soon be released from prison, the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole said in a surprise decision.