Abbie Fentress Swanson

Abbie Fentress Swanson appears in the following:

Thai Red-Shirt General Seh Daeng Dies

Monday, May 17, 2010

Five days of street battles have killed 37 people in Bangkok this past week.

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Deadly Bangkok Clashes Continue

Friday, May 14, 2010

At least 10 people have been killed and over 100 wounded in clashes in Bangkok between protesters and army forces.

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Obama Criticizes Oil Industry over Gulf Spill

Friday, May 14, 2010

The rate of oil and methane leaking into the Gulf may be closer to 70,000 barrels a day.

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How May's Floods Drenched Nashville's Classical Music Scene

Friday, May 14, 2010

The Cumberland River in Nashville swelled to more than 12 feet above flood stage earlier this month. The Tennessean's Peter Cooper talks to WQXR about Nashville's flooded concert halls and damaged instruments.

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Feds Hold 4 Men in Times Square Terror Plot

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Federal authorities are holding four men for alleged links to the attempted Times Square bombing.

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BP Expected to Pay $450 Million for Oil Spill

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Failed containment efforts have driven up costs.

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AG Cuomo Investigates 8 Big Banks

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Have banks been misleading ratings agencies to inflate mortgage security grades?

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Ziegfeld Girl Doris Eaton Travis, 106, Dies

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

The last Ziegfeld Follies girl, Doris Eaton Travis, died of an aneurysm in Commerce, Michigan, according to The New York Times.

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103 Dead in Libyan Plane Crash; One Boy Survives

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Afriqiyah Airways Flight 8U 771 crashed on its landing today at Tripoli International Airport.

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After Strong Day, World Stocks Fall

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

World stocks fell today, following Monday, one of the strongest days markets had in months.

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GOP Questions Kagan's Experience, Ban

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Critics argue Kagan doesn't have enough experience to hold the position of Supreme Court judge. They also oppose her brief ban of the military from recruiting at a Harvard office.

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Stocks Soar Due to $1 Trillion Rescue Fund

Monday, May 10, 2010

The spike followed an announcement from the European Union and the International Monetary Fund that they would provide nearly $1 trillion to help bail out European nations.

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WQXR's The Washington Report

Monday, May 10, 2010

The NYT's David Sanger discusses the Supreme Court, President Karzai's visit to the capitol and the Pakistani Taliban.

April Jobs Numbers Highest in Four Years

Friday, May 07, 2010

The Labor Department reports today that 290,000 jobs were added to the economy in April.

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A Look at Off Broadway

Friday, May 07, 2010

Kerry Nolan talks to Miriam Souccar, who covers arts and culture for Crain's New York Business about how Off Broadway companies are priming the pump and improvements in their bottom lines.

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Britain Faces Hung Parliament After Elections

Friday, May 07, 2010

For the first time since 1974, there's a hung Parliament in Britain.

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Bombing Suspect Scouted Out Times Sq

Thursday, May 06, 2010

An anonymous law enforcement official has details about how Shahzad allegedly planned the attack.

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Oil Containment Dome Arrives at Leaking Rig

Thursday, May 06, 2010

At noon, the dome will be lowered over the well that's leaking over 200,000 gallons of oil a day.

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Three Die During Greek Protests

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Three people died in Athens today following protests over austerity measures that would severely reign in Greek spending.

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Oil Containment Dome Nearly Complete

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Once it's finished, BP hopes the 100-ton, 4-story dome will close one of two remaining leaks.

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