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Sarah Kate Kramer

Sarah Kate Kramer appears in the following:

WQXR's The Washington Report

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

David Sanger, Chief Washington Correspondent for the NYT, joins WQXR's Kerry Nolan to discuss BP, the upcoming G-20 summit, and China's announcement it will let the yuan gradually appreciate.

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Spacecraft Returns After Touching Asteroid

Monday, June 14, 2010

After a 7 year, 4-billion mile journey, a Japanese spacecraft has returned to earth, potentially with asteroid samples that could provide clues into the evolution of the solar system.

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WQXR's The Washington Report

Monday, June 14, 2010

President Obama is using his first Oval Office speech to outline a plan that he hopes will force BP to compensate individuals and businesses for their financial losses from the oil spill.

Violent Unrest in Kyrgyzstan

Monday, June 14, 2010

Some 100,000 minority Uzbeks fleeing a purge by mobs of Kyrgyz massed at the border Monday, as ethnic clashes continue.

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The Washington Report

Monday, June 14, 2010

David Sanger, of The NYT, talks about the pressure President Obama is putting on BP, and the growing tension between Britain and the U.S. over the spill.

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U.N. to Vote on Nuclear Sanctions for Iran

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Iran may be slapped with new sanctions over its suspected nuclear program.

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Golden Girl 'Blanche' Passes Away

Thursday, June 03, 2010

Rue McClanahan, one of the "Golden Girls," has died at the age of 76.

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Clinton Promises U.S. Will Stand By S. Korea

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

WNYC

“We will stand with you in this difficult hour, and we will stand with you always,” Clinton said at a press conference in South Korea on Wednesday.

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Stock Market Dips Under 10,000

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

WNYC

The Dow Jones industrial average closed under 10,000 today, for the first time since February.

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Authorites Arrest 7 for Kabul Bombing

Monday, May 24, 2010

WNYC

Seven Afghans have been arrested in connection with last Tuesday's suicide bombing that killed 18 people, six of them NATO soldiers.

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Germany Pledges to Stabilize Euro

Friday, May 21, 2010

WNYC

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has convinced her Parliament to pass a bill that promises a huge sum of money in a stabilization package for the weakened euro currency.

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Senate Passes Financial Regulatory Bill

Friday, May 21, 2010

Four Republicans helped passed the bill. The vote was 59 to 39.

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Weather Delays Oil Containment in Louisiana

Thursday, April 29, 2010

WNYC

Pelicans, river otters and mink will be the first wildlife to come into contact with the oil on land.

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Interpreting Health: The Mark of Paan

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

(Photo by Sarah Kate Kramer)

(Photo by Sarah Kate Kramer)

Dr. David Rubinstein, the director of cardiology at Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, is an astute tour guide of the area. Just outside of the hospital, the doctor not only points out ...

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Interpreting Health: Cultural Barriers at New York City Hospitals

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

 

 

 

In order to serve its increasingly multi-lingual population, New York State requires interpretation services in all hospitals. But when caring for immigrants, the language barrier is just one of a myriad of issues health providers grapple with. Even though there is no statewide mandate for cultural sensitivity, ...

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Interpreting Health: Medical Translation in a City of Immigrants

Monday, March 29, 2010

 

 

One out of four New Yorkers doesn't speak or understand complex sentences in English. But at some point in their lives, every one of them will need to see a doctor. Language barriers can result in misdiagnoses, medication errors, and potentially fatal mistakes that are costly for both ...

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Judge Says No New Funds For Silverstein

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

An arbitration panel has ruled that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will not have to pay developer Larry Silverstein billions of dollars in damages, or reduce his rent.

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iPod, iPhone...iPad

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

WNYC

Apple's latest product has thousands tweeting.

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Activists Say NJ Water Supply at Risk

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Environmentalists in New Jersey are rallying against a bill they say will put the state's drinking water supply in danger and promote sprawl. The measure would transfer management of water quality to the State Planning Commission, which clean water advocates say would weaken current rules.

Jim Waltman, executive director of Stony ...

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Transit Authority Ordered to Open Hearings to Public

Monday, December 28, 2009

A district court judge says New York City Transit must allow the public full access to the hearings of the Transit Adjudication Board. That's where low-level cases like hopping turnstiles, littering, and smoking in subway stations are tried. Chris Dunn of the New York Civil Liberties Union says it's an ...

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