Music Would Not Be The Same Without the Guitar
I'm Steve Ember.
And I’m Phoebe Zimmermann with EXPLORATIONS in VOA Special English. Today we tell about a very popular musical instrument. Listen and see if you can guess what it is.
Now on the iPad: Apps for Orangutans
From VOA Learning English, this is the TECHNOLOGY REPORT in Special English.
The Debate Over Targeted Killings
From VOA Learning English, this is IN THE NEWS in Special English.
This week, NBC News reported on a document written by the Department of Justice on the policy of targeted killings of American terrorism suspects. The document is a "white paper" titled “Lawfulness of a Lethal Operation Directed Against a U.S. Citizen Who is a Senior Operational Leader of Al Qa’ida or An Associated Force. ”
Grammy Organization Honors Bruce Springsteen with Humanitarian Award
Welcome to AMERICAN MOSAIC in VOA Special English.
I’m June Simms.
It is February, you know what that means! Entertainment awards season has opened in the United States!
Today on the show, we have some a Grammy humanitarian story and music from a nominated group… That awards ceremony is Sunday…
But first we tell about some Academy Award nominations…
Ear Care: Do-It-Yourself Wax Removal
This is the VOA Special English Health Report.
Some people's ears produce wax like busy little bees. This can be a problem even though earwax appears to serve an important purpose.