David Greene

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

David Greene appears in the following:

News Brief: California Order, ProPublica Probe, Italy Pandemic Deaths

Friday, March 20, 2020

California issues "stay at home" order amid coronavirus pandemic. ProPublica investigates whether Sen. Burr improperly unloaded stock. And, Italy's death toll from COVID-19 surpasses China's.

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News Brief: A Roundup Of The Latest Coronavirus Stories

Thursday, March 19, 2020

President Trump signs emergency aid package. Two members of Congress test positive for COVID-19. Sen. Richard Burr's coronavirus comments raise eyebrows. And, Trump takes action at U.S. borders.

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News Brief: COVID-19 Effects Hit Economy Hard, Biden Wins 3 Primaries

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

The Trump administration plans a $1 trillion economic stimulus. How will restrictive measures to fight the coronavirus be enforced? And, Joe Biden wins primaries in Arizona, Florida and Illinois.

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In 'Plot Against America,' David Simon Finds Present Day In An Imagined Past

Friday, March 13, 2020

Simon has adapted Philip Roth's 2004 novel, about aviation legend Charles Lindbergh being elected president. "It's startling how allegorical it is to our current political moment," he says.

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Too Busy? Make Time To 'Do Nothing'

Thursday, March 12, 2020

As many Americans start thinking about what a self-quarantine might look like, author Celeste Headlee has some advice: Put down your phone. Her book explains how we're "overdoing and underliving."

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News Brief: Coronavirus Travel Bans, Economic Fallout, NBA Season

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Due to the coronavirus, President Trump calls for a ban on travel from Europe and announces measures to shore up the economy. And the NBA says the outbreak has forced it to cancel its season.

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News Brief: Primary Results, Coronavirus, U.S. Troops In Syria

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Joe Biden came out on top after Tuesday's six primaries. New Rochelle, N.Y., has the largest U.S. coronavirus cluster. And, U.S. troops in Syria must keep oil fields from Syrian and Russian forces.

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News Brief: Coronavirus Effects Spread, Democratic Primary

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

The global economy is hit hard by the coronavirus. Italy's prime minister says the entire country is a coronavirus "red zone." And, 6 states hold contests Tuesday in the Democratic presidential race.

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News Brief: Coronavirus, Oil Prices Plunge, 6 Democratic Primaries

Monday, March 09, 2020

After delays, testing for the coronavirus ramps up in the U.S. Saudi Arabia cuts oil prices — in part due to coronavirus. And, six states vote Tuesday in the latest Democratic presidential primaries.

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Taliban Attacks Could Resume

Monday, March 02, 2020

A spokesman for the Taliban has announced its forces may resume attacks in Afghanistan. This comes after the U.S. announced a peace agreement with the group just this weekend.

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News Brief: Coronavirus Outbreak, 2020 Campaign, Israel Election

Monday, March 02, 2020

U.S. health officials ramp up the ability to test for coronavirus. The Democratic presidential race may narrow again after Super Tuesday. And, Israel holds a third election in less than a year.

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'Art Shouldn't Be Painful': How Wajatta Combines Improvisation And Production

Friday, February 28, 2020

The electronic duo, composed of improvisational musician and comedian Reggie Watts and LA dance music powerhouse John Tejada, talk about their second album, Don't Let Get You Down.

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News Brief: Coronavirus Effects, Democratic Nominating Contest

Friday, February 28, 2020

Stocks continue their free-fall amid fears of the coronavirus. Scientists suggest ways people can prepare for an outbreak. And, South Carolina's Democratic primary takes place Saturday.

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News Brief: Coronavirus, U.S. Response, New Delhi Riots

Thursday, February 27, 2020

U.S. confirms coronavirus case of unknown origin. Handling the outbreak is a big political moment for President Trump. And, three days of violence in New Delhi leaves dozens of people dead.

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News Brief: Democratic Debate, Voter Spotlight, Coronavirus Warning

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Democratic presidential candidates had a chaotic debate in South Carolina. NPR picks key communities to focus on this election year. And, health officials warn the coronavirus will spread in the U.S.

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News Brief: Coronavirus Fallout, Democratic Debate, Trump's India Trip

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

As the coronavirus spreads, there are fears it will become a pandemic. Democratic candidates for president meet Tuesday on a South Carolina debate stage. And, President Trump wraps up his India trip.

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News Brief: Democratic Debate, Stone Sentencing, German Shooting

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Democratic primary rivals go after Michael Bloomberg during Nevada debate. Trump associate Roger Stone is sentenced Thursday. And, at least 11 people were killed in a mass shooting in Germany.

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News Brief: Nevada Caucuses, Trump Pardons, Afghan Election Result

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Before the caucuses, there's a Democratic debate in Nevada. An-ex Illinois governor is among the latest pardons issued by President Trump. And, the Afghan president has won a second term.

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News Brief: Coronavirus, Democratic Presidential Race, Weinstein Trial

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

The impact of the coronavirus shutdown is being felt far beyond China. The Democratic presidential race enters a new phase. And, jury deliberations are set to begin in Harvey Weinstein's trial.

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News Brief: Coronavirus, Trump Campaign, Iraqi Protesters

Monday, February 17, 2020

Some passengers quarantined on the Diamond Princess are coming ashore. President Trump began running for reelection much earlier than most presidents. And, protesters in Iraq are under more pressure.

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