TIME's The Brief

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions Need to Fall Over 7% Each Year. We Must Stop Procrastinating… and More Stories
Dec 8 • 33 min
Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Greenhouse Gas Emissions Need to Fall Over 7% Each Year. We Must Stop Procrastinating 2) Column: Our Troops Deserve Better Than Trump’s Pardons 3) Sam Mendes on Taking World War I Out of the Trenches and Into the Theater…
Will We Ever Find Dark Matter in the Universe?… and More Stories
Dec 8 • 24 min
Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Will We Ever Find Dark Matter in the Universe? 2) Why You Should Teach Your Kids to Cook 3) He Was Killed at Pearl Harbor. Here’s Why It Took 78 Years to Bring Him Home Please share your feedback by emailing…
Anne Boleyn Has Had a Bad Reputation for Nearly 500 Years. One Historian Wants to Change That… and More Stories
Dec 7 • 21 min
Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Anne Boleyn Has Had a Bad Reputation for Nearly 500 Years. One Historian Wants to Change That 2) White House Opting Out of House Judiciary Committee’s Next Impeachment Hearing 3) ‘My Image Is Being Associated With…
A New Type of Migraine Drug Treats Pain During an Attack… and More Stories
Dec 6 • 48 min
Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) A New Type of Migraine Drug Treats Pain During an Attack 2) Trump Administration Authorizes ‘Cyanide Bombs’ to Kill Predators Again, Months After Backlash 3) The 10 Best Theater Performances of 2019 4) R. Kelly Charged…
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp Picks GOP Donor Kelly Loeffler for Senate Seat
Dec 6 • 4 min
(ATLANTA) — Georgia’s Republican governor has chosen a wealthy businesswoman and political newcomer to fill an upcoming vacancy in the U.S. Senate, flouting President Donald Trump’s preferred candidate in a play for moderate suburban voters. Gov. Brian…
George Zimmerman Sues Trayvon Martin’s Family and Their Attorneys… and More Stories
Dec 5 • 44 min
Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) George Zimmerman Sues Trayvon Martin’s Family and Their Attorneys 2) NY Lawmakers Consider Bill to End Virginity Tests After Rapper T.I.’s Controversial Remarks 3) Samoa’s Capital Deserted as Teams Battle Deadly Measles…
South Korean Actor Cha In-ha’s Death Highlights String of K-Pop Tragedies… and More Stories
Dec 4 • 44 min
Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) South Korean Actor Cha In-ha’s Death Highlights String of K-Pop Tragedies 2) Why Potato Farmers Are Rushing to Stave Off a French Fry Shortage 3) Permanent Hair Dyes and Chemical Straighteners May Be Linked to Breast…
Trump Says U.S. Bill Supporting Hong Kong Doesn’t Help Trade War Negotiations… and More Stories
Dec 3 • 46 min
Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Trump Says U.S. Bill Supporting Hong Kong Doesn’t Help Trade War Negotiations 2) World Remains Sharply Divided on Climate Change Targets Ahead of ‘Crucial 12 Months’ 3) MI5 and the FBI Evolved Alongside One Another 4)…
How Putin Emerged as a Winner in Trump’s Impeachment Hearings… and More Stories
Dec 2 • 39 min
Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) How Putin Emerged as a Winner in Trump’s Impeachment Hearings 2) 11 People Injured After a Shooting Near New Orleans’ French Quarter 3) Melania Trump Just Introduced Her 2019 White House Christmas Decorations 4) Column:…
Terrified of Climate Change? You Might Have Eco-Anxiety… and More Stories
Dec 2 • 13 min
Included in this SpokenEdition: 1) Terrified of Climate Change? You Might Have Eco-Anxiety 2) Column: I Led One of the World’s Happiest Countries. Here’s What Other Democracies Could Learn Please share your feedback by emailing [email protected]