Episodes
Published 09/23/22
Headlines –Iranian Demonstrations Increase, Get Violent –Iran’s Leader Pulls Out Of CNN Interview After Reporter Refuses Headscarf (Link)  –Russians Trying To Escape Putin’s Draft –Former NFL QB Brett Favre Volleyball Scandal Grows –NYC Building Tent Shelters For Migrants –Omicron Keeps Dominating, Blocks Out Other Variants (Link) –Housing Market Update: Mortgage Rates Continue To Rise  –Study: Fetuses Smile For Carrots, Frown For Kale (Link)  –56 Year Old Grandma Is A Surrogate For Her...
Published 09/23/22
Headlines –Russians Protest As Putin Calls up 300,000 Reservists –Two Americans Released By Russian Military in Ukraine –Biden Delivers Stark Warning At UN –Trump Faces Sweeping Civil Lawsuit in NY –Interest Rates Go Up, Again –$1.3 Billion Lotto Winners Finally Revealed –Iran Shuts Off Internet Amid Violent Protests –Gas Price Streak Ends –NASA Conducts Key Moon Mission Test – Please remember to subscribe to the podcast and leave us a review. – Mosheh Oinounou (@mosheh) is an Emmy and...
Published 09/22/22
Decades after the Holocaust, we continue to learn new details about what took place and how the world did (and didn’t) react. This edition looks at a new film on what the U.S. leaders and the public knew before and during the war.  Mosheh speaks to documentary filmmaker Ken Burns and his co-director Sarah Botstein, who have produced some of the most highly-acclaimed documentaries in television history. We discuss their newest documentary, "The U.S. and the Holocaust" - which casts a critical...
Published 09/21/22
Headlines –Fed Set To Raise Interest Rates, Again –Biden’s Big UN Speech  –Special Master Judge Critical of Trump’s Declassification Claims –Latest Hurricane Threatening Gulf/Florida Next Week –FDA Warning About NyQuil TikTok Challenge –Food scheme stole $250 million meant for low-income children –Florida Governor Being Sued Over Migrant Flight –Mo News Ken Burns Interview Preview (Special Edition Today)  –NASA Crashing Into An Asteroid On Monday – Please remember to subscribe to the podcast...
Published 09/21/22
Headlines –Puerto Rico Hurricane Devastation  –‘Serial’ Case: Judge Frees Adnan Syed  –Iran Rocked By Protests  –2 million+ Cross Into US From Mexico  –STD Surge Warning  –New Warning: Most Popular Cars Being Stolen –Hilton Space Suites Coming? –Study Counting All The Ants in The World (Seriously)  –Canadian PM ‘Queen’ Singing Tribute  – Please remember to subscribe to the podcast and leave us a review. – Mosheh Oinounou (@mosheh) is an Emmy and Murrow award-winning journalist. He has 20...
Published 09/20/22
Headlines –Queen Elizabeth II Funeral Details –Biden Declares Pandemic Over –President Debating Whether To Run in 2024 –All Of Puerto Rico Loses Power As Hurricane Hits –Immigration Battle: Migrants Shipped to Martha’s Vineyard –Venezuela’s Escalating Refugee Crisis –Trump Rally One-Armed Salute Questions (Photo)  –Ukraine Military Makes Progress Against Russia  –UN General Assembly To Kick Off –Woody Allen Announces Retirement –Phantom of The Opera Leaving Broadway After 35 Years –WNBA New...
Published 09/19/22
After the most recent presidential elections, there are ongoing questions about the accuracy of polling and which ones to trust. And whenever I post a story about a poll, I get so many requests to do more on this topic.  Enter Anthony Salvanto, CBS News' director of elections and surveys. He is also the author of “Where Did You Get This Number? A Pollster’s Guide To Making Sense of the World.”  I talked to him about how pollsters get a true picture of the mood and sentiment of the country and...
Published 09/15/22
Nearly 60 years after assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the US government continues to keep thousands of files classified. President Trump and most recently President Biden both decided to block access to key archival documents (on the advice of the CIA) despite a law that says everything should have been released by now. Former Washington Post reporter and author Jefferson Morley, one of the most credible authorities on the assassination joined Mosheh for a conversation last...
Published 09/14/22
The war in Ukraine is more than six months old and it does not appear to be ending anytime soon. In the latest Mo New Conversation, CNN's Chief International Affairs Correspondent, Clarissa Ward, joins Mosheh to discuss the state of the conflict. .  Ward is an award-winning foreign correspondent who has spent two decades on the front lines in conflicts around the world. She spoke with Mosheh earlier this summer during one of her tours in Ukraine. Ward discussed why Ukrainians have been able...
Published 09/13/22
We continue our conversation with Julie Bogart, the author of a new book, Raising Critical Thinkers: A Parent’s Guide To Growing Wise Kids In The Digital Age. Mosheh was recently a guest on her Brave Writer podcast for a 2-part conversation. Part 1 and Part 2. The conversation was so good, the conversation now continues on the Mo News Podcast. Bogart is the creator of the award-winning Brave Writer education program, and the founder of the Brave Learner Home, which supports homeschool...
Published 09/12/22
As we begin a new school year, today’s episode dives into how to raise kids to be thoughtful consumers of news and information and ask the right questions.  Mosheh talks to Julie Bogart, the author of a new book, Raising Critical Thinkers: A Parent’s Guide To Growing Wise Kids In The Digital Age. Mosheh was recently a guest on her Brave Writer podcast for a 2-part conversation. Part 1 and Part 2. The conversation was so good, the conversation now continues on the Mo News Podcast.  Bogart is...
Published 09/08/22
This year marks 50 years since humans last walked on the moon. NASA is poised to return there with the new Artemis program that starts with the launch of a rocket this fall with the goal of landing humans there by 2025. The ultimate goal: a moon base that will help us launch missions to Mars within a decade. However, technical issues have canceled the most recent attempted launches and the cost of the program keeps ballooning.  In this edition, Mosheh talks to David Kerley, correspondent for...
Published 09/07/22
22 women have run for president in American history. And yet, the U.S. is not among the 60+ countries around the world that have elected a woman head of state in modern times. NBC News Correspondent Ali Vitali dives into why in her new book, Electable: Why America Hasn't Put A Woman In The White House Yet. Mosheh spoke to Vitali recently about the unique challenges and biases women face from the media and voters and look back at lessons from their time covering presidential campaigns. During...
Published 09/06/22
Headlines –Mo News Schedule Announcement  –Student test scores suffering worst drop in decades (Test Results) –Judge Considers Trump Request for “Special Master” –Trump Says He Will Pardon, Apologize To Jan 6 Rioters –Biden Warns That Trump Will Destroy American Democracy –Twitter Introduces Long-Awaited Edit Button –California Passes Historic Climate Bill –Inspectors Arrive At Threatened Ukrainian Nuclear Plant –Russian Oligarch Suspicious Death Out Of Hospital Window –August Jobs Number And...
Published 09/02/22
Headlines —Feds Looking At Potential Obstruction Crimes By Trump —Why A Trump Indictment Could Come After November —Dem Defeats Sarah Palin for Alaska Congressional Seat —Jackson, Mississippi Officials Hope For Water By Weekend —UN: China May Have Committed “Crimes Against Humanity”  —Record Slow Hurricane Season: Will It Last?  —Biggest Cocaine Border Bust In 20 Years  —Americans: Marijuana > Cigarettes  —Bed Bath & Beyond In Trouble —Starbucks Overwhelmed: Looking At New Store...
Published 09/01/22
Headlines —American City Has No Clean Water For Foreseeable Future (Ways to Help Jackson, MS) —DOJ Filing: Trump Team May Have Sought To Hide Documents —Biden’s Latest Call To “Fund The Police”  —Final Days To Get Free Covid Tests (Free Tests)  —California Will Be Hit With Record Heatwave —Russian Leader Who Ended Cold War, Mikhail Gorbachev, Dies —NASA Will Try To Launch To Moon Again Saturday —US Economy Had More Jobs Than Expected In July —Snapchat to Lay Off 20 Percent Of...
Published 08/31/22
Headlines –Heroic Oregon Safeway Employee Tried To Disarm Gunman In Store –Why NASA Postponed Rocket Moon Launch & What’s Next –Trump vs. Justice Department Legal Latest –Latest U.S. Rent Numbers: Which Cities Are Priciest and Cheapest –Revealed: iPhone 14 Details + New Apple Products  –Ukraine Launches Counteroffensive Against Russia –Deadly Clashes Escalate In Iraq –New Student Loan Forgiveness Application Details –Why Chris Rock Said No To Hosting 2023 Oscars – Please remember to...
Published 08/30/22
Headlines –NASA Launches Back To The Moon After 50 Years –New Analysis of Trump Mar-a-Lago Documents –Pakistan Record Flooding & Climate Change –Concerns About Ukrainian Nuclear Power Plant –Massive Stock Selloff Over Interest Rate Fears –USA vs. Apple: Antitrust Lawsuit Ahead? –Amazon’s “Lord of The Rings”=Most Expensive TV Show Ever – Please remember to subscribe to the podcast and leave us a review. – Mosheh Oinounou (@mosheh) is an Emmy and Murrow award-winning journalist. He has 20...
Published 08/29/22
Headlines –Details: Biden Announces Student Loan Cancellation Plan (LINK)  –Russian Missile Attack On Ukrainian Independence Day –Kobe Bryant Widow Wins Millions In Jury Settlement –Uvalde Police Chief Fired –California To Ban Gas-Powered Cars  –Study On American Lifespans: States Where You Live Longest, Shortest   (LINK)  –Magic Mushrooms Show Promise For Treating Alcohol Addiction – Please remember to subscribe to the podcast and leave us a review. – Mosheh Oinounou (@mosheh) is an Emmy...
Published 08/25/22
As Russia’s war in Ukraine marks six months, we look at the state of play and what is next in an interview with former CIA Acting Director Michael Morell.  In part 3 of our conversation, Morell delves into the balance on the military and economic battlefields, whether Ukraine's will to fight will overpower Russia's ability to fight, how the CIA conducts psychological analysis of foreign leaders and why he thinks the tide could be turning in Ukraine's favor.  In recent weeks, we have rolled...
Published 08/24/22
Headlines –Details: Biden Student Loan Forgiveness Announcement  –New Ukraine Concerns as War Hits Six Month Mark –Twitter Whistleblower Accuses Platform Of “Egregious” Practices –Conviction In Michigan Governor Kidnapping Plot –Employers Debate Remote Worker Pay Cuts –NASA Releases Audio From Deep Space Black Hole (Link)  –Drought Reveals 113 Million Year Old Dinosaur Tracks (Link) – Please remember to subscribe to the podcast and leave us a review. – Mosheh Oinounou (@mosheh) is an Emmy...
Published 08/24/22
Headlines –Trump Reportedly Had 300+ Classified Documents –Judge Provides New Details on FBI Affidavit Release (LINK) –3 States Roll Out New Abortion Bans This Week  –Pfizer Seeks Approval for New Omicron-Specific Booster For Fall –Anthony Fauci Announces Retirement –Russia Blames Ukraine For Car Bomb After 24-Hour Investigation –Prime Minister of Finland Passes Drug Test After Party Scandal –Americans Have $21 Billion In Unused Gift Cards –Game of Thrones Prequel Breaks HBO Viewing...
Published 08/23/22
Headlines –Mystery Moscow Bomb Kills Daughter of Senior Putin Adviser –New Ukraine Fears As War Hits 6-Month Mark, Battle Continues Near Nuke Plant –Dems Avoiding Biden In Midterm Races –New Polls Show Americans Like….Nobody –Major Student Loan Announcement This Week  –US To Hit New Oil Production Record In 2023 –American Companies Bringing Jobs Back Home –Defense Begins Case In Parkland School Massacre Trial –Finnish Prime Minister Takes Drug Test After Video Leak –Colombia Considers...
Published 08/22/22
Headlines –Judge Looks to Unseal Parts of FBI-Trump Affidavit –Trump CFO Pleads Guilty to 15 Criminal Counts –US Housing Sales Continue To Drop –NFL’s Deshaun Watson Gets 11 Game Suspension –41 Books Pulled Off Shelf of TX School District, Including Bible –More Monkeypox Vaccine On The Way –Boston Hospital Gets Threats From Far-Right Activists –School Supply Price Inflation –Study: Standing Desks > Sitting –Tips: How to See Northern Lights In Lower 48 –Mariah Carey Trying to Trademark...
Published 08/19/22