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美国国家电台 NPR 2012-08-01

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 American swiming .. Michael Phelps has just reached a major mile-stone, he won a silver in Men's 200 butterfly, which means he ties the record for most Olympic medals, in this race South Africa won gold.  Track off another Olympic medal for US say, the women's gymnastics team, is basking1 in gold, they clinched2 the Olympic title in London today for the first time since 1996,their score was 183.596, 5 points ahead of Russia, as you might imagine cheers and cha  . US say, ran out from the stands, there was also gold in the water for the US, women's team, ,won the 200m free-style Olympic gold. 

New provisions of the health care law taking effect tomorrow, while requiring insurance company to give women access to a range of preventive health services without charge. NPR's Craig Windham reports the change is expected to benefit an estimated 47 million women. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says medical insurance plans will now be required to cover eight preventive services at no charge.
Including domestice diabetes3 screening, breast feeling counsling suplus, and Well-women visit, she can sit down and talk with her health care providers. 
Democratic senator Tom Hawking4 of Iowa, says the changes will especially help women who are having trouble to make ends meet, such as his sisters, both have died from breast cancor.      
For them to go to get a check would have cost money, money they can illy afford at that time. He says he hopes that now women will not put off getting check up for preventive health care.  
Craig Windham, NPR News Washington.
House speaker John Boehner says House and senate leaders have reached a deal to consider a six-month continueing resolution in September to keep the government operating into next year. The agreement will fund the government at the levels called for last summer's budget in dab-packed between Boehner and President Obama. 
Consumer spending in the US has slowed to a cor . NPRDave Mattingly reports spending was flat last month despite higher incomes. Consumer spending drives more than 2/3 of economic growth, but it's stalled of late, unchanged in June after the declining in the month before. With Americans holing onto their money, economic growth remains5 weak, and employers are adding few jobs to payrolls6.
Scot Bronnie, chief economist7 at  G associates. we're seen in a sort of pace of job growth where we're growing enough to deserve the pretty decent in the working age population, but we really not making that much of the ground that was lost during the economic downturn. However the commerce department says  personal income rolls a half percent in June, that sharp its gain in three month. Dave Mattingly NPR news Washington.
Last check on Wall Street, the DOW was down 34 points at 13,039. 
This is NPR News.
In another sign of recovery, in a housing sector8 homes prices rose in May in all major US cities signaling higher sales. The sector reports . say Case-Shiller homes price index gain 9 10 over 7%, exceeding economists9 expectations. Despite the lastest up-taking housing news, the White House says the sector is still far from where it should be. . spokeman ..told reporters today that struggling home owners need housing rescue programs to help catch up on their mortgages payment.
A think-tank has offered its advice to the US forest service on the best way to fight wildfire from the air.  
A skycraft of BOA stated public radio tells us the RAND cooperation says it's now provided the govenment with a framework to upgrade its aging and shrinking fleet. They were poor commissioned by US forest survey says so called scooper10 aircraft, with most cost effective way of adding aerial assets, The plane uses waters from lakes and rivers, and then drop on nearby fires. Reports say such aircrafts can make more drops than air-tankers that have to fly back and forth12 to airports to get new loads of retardive.
The head of the forest service, though, is not in love with the advice.   Tom Tidwell says he thinks the RAND cooperations used incorrect information.to arrive at that conclusion. Tidwell, though says he does agree with most of the reports of other recommendations. The government's air tanker11 fleet have shrunk by about 80% since 2000 over safety concerns of planes born in the cold war. For NPR News I'm Scott Graf, in
The United Stated press reports an army sergeant13 has been senctenced to 30 days in prison for his role in the alleged14 hazing15 and suicide of a fellow soldier. Sergeant Adam Holcomb was convicted yesterday by military jury in north Carolina.


1 basking 7596d7e95e17619cf6e8285dc844d8be     
v.晒太阳,取暖( bask的现在分词 );对…感到乐趣;因他人的功绩而出名;仰仗…的余泽
  • We sat basking in the warm sunshine. 我们坐着享受温暖的阳光。
  • A colony of seals lay basking in the sun. 一群海豹躺着晒太阳。 来自《简明英汉词典》
2 clinched 66a50317a365cdb056bd9f4f25865646     
v.(尤指两人)互相紧紧抱[扭]住( clinch的过去式和过去分词 );解决(争端、交易),达成(协议)
  • The two businessmen clinched the deal quickly. 两位生意人很快达成了协议。 来自《简明英汉词典》
  • Evidently this information clinched the matter. 显然,这一消息使问题得以最终解决。 来自辞典例句
3 diabetes uPnzu     
  • In case of diabetes, physicians advise against the use of sugar.对于糖尿病患者,医生告诫他们不要吃糖。
  • Diabetes is caused by a fault in the insulin production of the body.糖尿病是由体內胰岛素分泌失调引起的。
4 hawking ca928c4e13439b9aa979b863819d00de     
  • He is hawking his goods everywhere. 他在到处兜售他的货物。
  • We obtain the event horizon and the Hawking spectrumformula. 得到了黑洞的局部事件视界位置和Hawking温度以及Klein—Gordon粒子的Hawking辐射谱。
5 remains 1kMzTy     
  • He ate the remains of food hungrily.他狼吞虎咽地吃剩余的食物。
  • The remains of the meal were fed to the dog.残羹剩饭喂狗了。
6 payrolls 6c9c6a79f750b129f50f4617a38144a8     
n.(公司员工的)工资名单( payroll的名词复数 );(公司的)工资总支出,工薪总额
  • Indices of employment, payrolls, and production steadied in February 1931931年2月,就业、工资额和生产指数稳定。 来自辞典例句
  • Wall Street responded to the payrolls figures with gusto. 华尔街对就业数据作出了积极的反应。 来自互联网
7 economist AuhzVs     
  • He cast a professional economist's eyes on the problem.他以经济学行家的眼光审视这个问题。
  • He's an economist who thinks he knows all the answers.他是个经济学家,自以为什么都懂。
8 sector yjczYn     
  • The export sector will aid the economic recovery. 出口产业将促进经济复苏。
  • The enemy have attacked the British sector.敌人已进攻英国防区。
9 economists 2ba0a36f92d9c37ef31cc751bca1a748     
n.经济学家,经济专家( economist的名词复数 )
  • The sudden rise in share prices has confounded economists. 股价的突然上涨使经济学家大惑不解。
  • Foreign bankers and economists cautiously welcomed the minister's initiative. 外国银行家和经济学家对部长的倡议反应谨慎。 来自《简明英汉词典》
10 scooper 1048ec101fc1388058a448921ed82fdc     
  • This paper studies the dynamic characteristics of a scooper loader by using virtual prototype technology. 应用虚拟样机技术对卷筒的动力学特性进行研究。 来自互联网
11 tanker xqawA     
  • The tanker took on 200,000 barrels of crude oil.油轮装载了二十万桶原油。
  • Heavy seas had pounded the tanker into three parts.汹涌的巨浪把油轮撞成三载。
12 forth Hzdz2     
  • The wind moved the trees gently back and forth.风吹得树轻轻地来回摇晃。
  • He gave forth a series of works in rapid succession.他很快连续发表了一系列的作品。
13 sergeant REQzz     
  • His elder brother is a sergeant.他哥哥是个警官。
  • How many stripes are there on the sleeve of a sergeant?陆军中士的袖子上有多少条纹?
14 alleged gzaz3i     
  • It was alleged that he had taken bribes while in office. 他被指称在任时收受贿赂。
  • alleged irregularities in the election campaign 被指称竞选运动中的不正当行为
15 hazing 3c42c132508159bdf3cad7a5f8483067     
n.受辱,被欺侮v.(使)笼罩在薄雾中( haze的现在分词 );戏弄,欺凌(新生等,有时作为加入美国大学生联谊会的条件)
  • With labor, the hazing period ends. 费了好大力气,痛苦的时期终于过了。 来自互联网
  • A high-gloss paint surface is one that directly reflects light with minimum hazing or diffusion. 高度光洁的漆表面可以直接反射光源。 来自互联网
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