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September 21, 2014

Daybreak Asia

Join VOA's Daybreak Asia team for an informative 30-minute English morning program, filled with unique stories from across Asia and the world. With the English language becoming more widely used in influential circles, Daybreak Asia gives you a new way to learn about issues of interest in your home and across the largest and most populous continent in the world. For news beyond the headlines, listening to Daybreak Asia is not only time well spent, it’s a great way to start your day.


September 21, 2014

Soul Lounge

Hosted by The Lady DJ, Shawna Renee, Soul Lounge brings you music, interviews and performances from some of the best Neo-Soul &  conscious Hip-Hop artists in the world.  You’ll also hear Classic Soul from legendary musicians who have inspired a the new generation of groundbreaking artists.  Listen for your favorites from Erykah Badu, Omar, Lauryn Hill and D’angelo, The Roots, Sade and Marvin Gaye, plus music from up and coming artists to watch.


September 21, 2014

International Edition

International Edition gives you 30 minutes of in-depth world news reported by VOA’s worldwide corps of correspondents - on the events people are talking about. Updated 10 times a day.


September 21, 2014

Nightline Africa

Join our host and correspondents from Washington and across Africa as they bring you in-depth interviews, news reports, analysis and features on this 60-minute news magazine show.


September 21, 2014

Nightline Africa

Join our host and correspondents from Washington and across Africa as they bring you in-depth interviews, news reports, analysis and features on this 60-minute news magazine show.


September 21, 2014

African Music Mix

On African Music Mix from N’dombolo to Benga to African Hip Hop, you’ll find the best mix of pan-African music by artists from East, West, North, South, and Central Africa, as well as the islands, drawing from VOA’s archive of over 15,000 African songs.


September 21, 2014

Music Time in Africa

Music Time in Africa is VOA’s longest running English language program. Since 1965, this award-winning program has featured pan African music that spans all genres and generations. Ethnomusicologist and Host Heather Maxwell keeps you up to date on what’s happening in African music with exclusive interviews, cultural information, and of course, great music -- including rare recordings from the Leo Sarkisian Library of African Music.


September 20, 2014

Issues in the News

Moderator Fred Barnes, Executive Editor of The Weekly Standard, Stephen Collinson, White House Correspondent for Agence France Presse (AFP), and Tom DeFrank, Contributing Editor with National Journal discuss President Obama’s speech on the US strategy to fight ISIS, Russia’s partial withdrawal from Ukraine as the US and the EU prepared their toughest sanctions yet, and Scotland independence referendum.


September 20, 2014

African Music Mix

On African Music Mix from N’dombolo to Benga to African Hip Hop, you’ll find the best mix of pan-African music by artists from East, West, North, South, and Central Africa, as well as the islands, drawing from VOA’s archive of over 15,000 African songs.


September 20, 2014

Nightline Africa

Join our host and correspondents from Washington and across Africa as they bring you in-depth interviews, news reports, analysis and features on this 60-minute news magazine show.


September 20, 2014

Nightline Africa

Join our host and correspondents from Washington and across Africa as they bring you in-depth interviews, news reports, analysis and features on this 60-minute news magazine show.


September 20, 2014

Press Conference USA

Join host Carol Castiel for this 30-minute weekly newsmaker program that provides listeners around the globe with information and insights on a wide range of topics spanning U.S. politics, foreign policy, global health, science and culture. Carol and other panelists interview bestselling authors, analysts, U.S. government officials, ambassadors and foreign heads of state about critical issues.


September 20, 2014

African Music Mix

On African Music Mix from N’dombolo to Benga to African Hip Hop, you’ll find the best mix of pan-African music by artists from East, West, North, South, and Central Africa, as well as the islands, drawing from VOA’s archive of over 15,000 African songs.


September 20, 2014

Music Time in Africa

Music Time in Africa is VOA’s longest running English language program. Since 1965, this award-winning program has featured pan African music that spans all genres and generations. Ethnomusicologist and Host Heather Maxwell keeps you up to date on what’s happening in African music with exclusive interviews, cultural information, and of course, great music -- including rare recordings from the Leo Sarkisian Library of African Music.


September 20, 2014

Jazz America

Each weekend on Jazz America host Russ Davis brings you the best in jazz, present and past. Each week Russ interviews a musician and features music from their latest recordings.


September 20, 2014

Jazz America

Each weekend on Jazz America host Russ Davis brings you the best in jazz, present and past. Each week Russ interviews a musician and features music from their latest recordings.


September 19, 2014

Encounter

Join host Carol Castiel each week as she and two advocates from the world of politics, public policy, or academia discuss and debate a critical issue in the news, bringing depth, perspective, and insight to the world around us. Issues that affect our lives and global stability are debated in a free-wheeling, unscripted discussion of fact and opinion.


September 19, 2014

China Focus

Every week, Sarah Williams and Jim Stevenson share the things they have found of interest in China – things that have piqued their curiosity, troubled their senses, caused them to laugh, or made them wonder with awe.


September 19, 2014

African Music Mix

On African Music Mix from N’dombolo to Benga to African Hip Hop, you’ll find the best mix of pan-African music by artists from East, West, North, South, and Central Africa, as well as the islands, drawing from VOA’s archive of over 15,000 African songs.


September 19, 2014

Two Martian Probes Will Soon Orbit Red Planet

NASA's unmanned MAVEN mission will reach Mars on Sunday, September 21st. On September 24th, India's Mars Orbital Mission will also make it to the Red Planet. Stephen Bougher a research professor from the University of Michigan and a MAVEN co-investigator joins us on our One on One Segment to talk about these missions and their goals. Also… NASA announced this week that spaceflight launches from United States will resume and ferry U.S. astronauts to and from the International Space Station. Zlatica Hoke will fill us in with the details. The Ebola epidemic continues to spread in western Africa and some are afraid that the deadly virus could mutate so that it could be spread from person-to-person through the air. Jessica Berman will tell us that some experts are saying that the chances of that happening are remote. The long upgrade of the Large Hadron Collider is over. The scientific instrument responsible for the discovery of the so-called "God particle" is now being brought back up to speed just in time for CERN’s 60th Anniversary. A life-size replica of a huge dinosaur called Spinosaurus is on display here in Washington, DC. We’ll have a report on what scientists are calling the possibly largest predator to ever exist as well as the work that went into creating the amazing replica. We’ll tell you about a new branch in the family tree of today’s Europeans that was discovered through a DNA investigation by an international team of researchers. Researchers say a relatively new test for HPV, the human papillomavirus, could replace a more invasive test to screen for cervical cancer. The new test could make HPV testing more appealing to many women who now avoid current screening methods. We'll this and much more for you on today's edition of VOA's science, health and technology magazine, "Science World."

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