David Greene

Environmental Engineer and Senior Researcher at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Knoxville, TN

David Greene appears in the following:

News Brief: Democrat Doug Jones Wins Alabama's Special Election

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Doug Jones beat Republican Roy Moore, who faced sexual misconduct allegations, to become the next U.S. senator from Alabama. Jones is the first Democrat elected to the Senate from Alabama since 1992.

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Rep. John Conyers: 'I Am Retiring Today'

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

The Michigan Democrat, who has served in Congress for more than 50 years, is facing accusations of sexual harassment. He did not use the word "resigning," though he has been pressured to resign.

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Issues Remain On Tax Bill For Some House Republicans

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

David Greene talks to Rep. Daniel Donovan, one of 13 Republicans who voted against the House version of the tax bill, about his concerns with the proposed legislation.

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After Doping Scandal, Russia's Winter Olympics Fate To Be Decided

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

The International Olympic Committee will decide on Tuesday whether it should ban Russia from the Winter Olympics in February over the nation's doping scandal.

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News Brief: The RNC Supports Roy Moore (Again) And Trump's Travel Ban Is A Go

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

The Republican National Committee restores financial support for Alabama's Roy Moore. And, the Supreme Court will allow the Trump administration to enforce its travel ban while legal challenges are heard.

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Pelosi Calls For Conyers To Step Down

Thursday, November 30, 2017

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi calls for Rep. John Conyers to resign. Also, news organizations are reporting that the White House is readying a plan to replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

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Russell Simmons Steps Down From Businesses Amid Sexual Attack Allegations

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Russell Simmons, co-founder of Def Jam records, steps aside from leadership positions in his companies because of allegations of a sexual attack. Host David Greene speaks with NPR's Elizabeth Blair.

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In Bangladesh Visit, Pope Francis Again Does Not Mention Rohingya

Thursday, November 30, 2017

In a speech in Bangladesh Thursday, Pope Francis spoke of the "refugees from Rakhine state" but, like he did in Myanmar recently, did not name the Rohingya.

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News Brief: Senate's Tax Plan Advances, Sexual Harassment Fallout

Thursday, November 30, 2017

The plan to overhaul the tax code has taken a step closer to a final vote. And, more sexual harassment scandals in the media. The latest involve NBC's Matt Lauer and public radio's Garrison Keillor.

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Morning News Brief: Tax Overhaul Plan, Pope Francis In Myanmar

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

President Trump has lunch on Capitol Hill Tuesday as he and GOP leaders aim to pass a tax bill by Christmas. And, Pope Francis, who's visiting Myanmar, meets with the country's civilian leader.

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In 'Disaster Artist,' James Franco And Seth Rogen Honor A Hilariously Bad Cult Hit

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

"Very few things are funnier than a bunch of people ... treating something with very high stakes that is ultimately incredibly dumb," Rogen says. His new film is about the making of The Room.

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Morning News Brief

Monday, November 27, 2017

Rep. John Conyers stepped down from his ranking membership on the House Judiciary Committee after sexual misconduct allegations. And, who's in charge of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau?

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News Brief: Accusations Against Franken, House Tax Overhaul Win

Friday, November 17, 2017

A Los Angeles radio host says now-Sen. Al Franken forced himself on her while the two were on a USO tour in 2006. And, the House has passed its massive 1.4 trillion dollar tax overhaul.

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News Brief: Roy Moore Denies Latest Allegation, Hearing Preview

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

A 5th woman has come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against the Alabama Senate candidate. A Senate panel holds a hearing on the president's unfettered power to launch a nuclear strike.

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News Brief: Asia Trip Winds Down, Moore Denies Misconduct Allegations

Monday, November 13, 2017

President Trump met with Philippine President Duterte on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit. And, Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore continues to deny allegations of sexual misconduct with minors.

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In 'Wonder Valley,' There's More Than One Los Angeles

Friday, November 10, 2017

Ivy Pochoda's latest was informed by creative writing classes she teaches on L.A.'s Skid Row. "My L.A. experience, it was a little bit different, and I think the book sort of reflects that," she says.

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News Brief: China Lavishes Trump With Red-Carpet Treatment

Thursday, November 09, 2017

President Trump and his Chinese counterpart held bilateral meetings in Beijing and then made a joint appearance before the press. And, how do ordinary Chinese view America and the president?

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News Brief: Texas Shooting Update, Trump Visits South Korea

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Devin Kelley shouldn't have been allowed to legally buy guns. Why did the Air Force fail to enter Kelley's conviction in a federal database? And, President Trump met with the leader of South Korea.

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GOP Tax Plan Calls For Deep Cuts In Tax Rates

Thursday, November 02, 2017

House Republicans are unveiling a draft tax bill that would slash both individual and corporate rates. The challenge is paying for it. The draft bill has some new wrinkles.

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Lawmakers Grill Tech Firms On Russia's Use Of Social Media To Influence 2016 Election

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Executives for major tech firms, including Google, Facebook and Twitter, take questions in Congress on Wednesday about their role in Russian interference in the last election.

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