Germanwings Flight Intentionally Crashed Into French Alps

French investigators cracked open a mangled black box and extracted audio from its cockpit voice recorder Wednesday, but gleaned no


Bowe Bergdahl Charged With Desertion

The Army sergeant who abandoned his post in Afghanistan and was held captive by the Taliban could face up to life in prison if convicted of both charges he's facing.


Leader Of Racist Frat Chants Issues Public Apology

The expelled University of Oklahoma student seen leading a racist chant aboard a fraternity's charter bus has issued a public apology.

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Can Jeb Bush Buy Another Presidency?

Chris Markowski, host of Your Wake Up Call, talks about the 2016 presidential race and if Jeb Bush can buy another presidency.

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Afghan President Seeks To Repair Damaged Relation With U.S.

The recently-elected President of Afghanistan visited the White House on Tuesday, and President Obama

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Germanwings Airbus 320 Investigation Continues

A Germanwings jet carrying 150 people from Barcelona to Duesseldorf slammed into a remote section of the French Alps on Tuesday, sounding


Potential Presidential Candidate Calls In Family Favors

With Sen. Ted Cruz becoming the first person to formalize a 2016 presidential bid, other potential candidates are quickly working to line up political


Is The Media Ignoring Important Issues?

Chris Markowski, host of Your Wake Up Call, talks about the media and how serious they really are. There are issues that need reported on in the world and there isn't much of it on the news.

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Hasraf Ghani Visits White House, Ted Cruz Presidential Hopes

Following a day at Camp David, Afghanistan President Hasraf Ghani will find himself at the White House on Tuesday, where


Texas Group Wants Confederate Flag On License Plate

A century-and-a-half after the Civil War, the battle rages on over the Confederate battle flag. The latest volley has been fired by the Sons of Confederate Veterans


Yemen Official: Country Edging Towards Civil War

The Brits have followed U.S. troops in their exodus from Yemen, and that appears to have left the country particularly vulnerable.


Should Americans Be Accepting of Obamacare?

Your Wake Up Call host Chris Markowski talks about President Barack Obama saying that Americans should "embarace reality" and accept Obamacare.

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Low-Income Families Increasingly Using “Refund Anticipation Checks”

Cash-strapped Americans anxious for tax refunds are increasingly turning to payment advances, prepaid cards or other costly services when getting

Ashraf Ghani

Afghan Pres. Ashraf Ghani Visits White House

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani comes to Washington to spend a day getting briefed by top military brass at Camp David Monday, then to the

New Orleans

Motive Unclear For New Orleans Airport Attack

The machete-wielding man who attacked officers at a security checkpoint at the New Orleans Airport on Friday night and was shot is dead and the chances of finding what may have been his motive for the attack may have