Ari Shapiro

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Oregon Shooting Dredges Conversation On Guns Back To Surface

Friday, October 02, 2015

As details of Thursday's shooting at Umpqua Community College continue to emerge, several politicians are reacting with strong language about gun control.


A South Korean City Designed For The Future Takes On A Life Of Its Own

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Songdo City was planned as a futuristic international business hub. Instead, it's become popular among Koreans as an attractive residential area. This story is the latest in NPR's Cities Project.


'Taxi': A Banned Filmmaker Works From The Road

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi has continued to make films since being officially barred from doing so. His latest finds him driving a cab, picking up passengers.


After Losing A City, Afghan Forces Fight To Push Back Taliban Advance

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

The U.S. launched an airstrike in Afghanistan on Tuesday, one day after Taliban forces overtook the city of Kunduz — the first time the Taliban has captured a provincial capital since 2001.


After The Pope's Visit, Boehner Decides 'Today's The Day To Do This'

Friday, September 25, 2015

House Speaker John Boehner delivered remarks to the press Friday on his decision to resign, and President Obama offered comments on the resignation, as well.


A 'Super Bowl' Of The Sky: Sunday's Supermoon Eclipse

Friday, September 25, 2015

If you look up between 9 and 10 p.m. ET on Sunday, you're likely to see an extra-large, crimson full moon — as it undergoes a lunar eclipse. Astronomer Jackie Faherty of the Carnegie Institution breaks down the celestial situation that's causing it.


Monzer's Journey: The Long, Hard Slog Of A Syrian Refugee

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

NPR correspondents Ari Shapiro and Joanna Kakissis follow Syrian refugee Monzer Omar as he makes the difficult trip from the Turkish coast to Central Europe in search of a new home.


Europe's Long History Can Handcuff Its People

Sunday, September 20, 2015

As he leaves his foreign posting for a new role hosting All Things Considered, NPR's Ari Shapiro reflects on what living in London has taught him about life in the U.S.


Raising The Tower Bridge: NPR's Ari Shapiro Bids Farewell To London

Friday, September 18, 2015

After two years as NPR's London Correspondent, Ari Shapiro, is returning to the states to host All Things Considered. Before he left, producer Rich Preston had a once-in-a-lifetime surprise for him.


Migrant Crisis Adds To Tension Between UK And Rest Of Europe

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

The United Kingdom plans to admit 20,000 Syrian refugees over the next 5 years. The International Rescue Committee says that's the number of refugees one German city admitted in a single weekend.


'Serial Rebel' Jeremy Corbyn Expected To Win Labour Party Leadership

Friday, September 11, 2015

The British Labour Party is choosing its next leader who will go head-to-head with Prime Minister David Cameron in Parliament. Frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn is not exactly considered mainstream.


A Milestone For A Beloved Monarch

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

Queen Elizabeth II today becomes Great Britain's longest-reigning royal, overtaking Victoria, who ruled for 63 years, seven months and two days. She's marking the occasion by opening a railway line.


British Prime Minister Says U.K. Will Accept 20,000 Syrian Refugees By 2020

Monday, September 07, 2015

NPR takes a look at the Europe-wide response to the migrant crisis. British Prime Minister David Cameron announced Monday the U.K. will accept 20,000 Syrian refugees over the next five years.


'The Wake' Is An Unlikely Hit In An Imaginary Language

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Paul Kingsnorth self-published The Wake, his tale of the 11th-century Norman conquest of England, written in a pastiche of Old and modern English — and was startled when it became a smash hit.


Following One Migrant's Journey Across The Sea To Europe

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

A quarter million people have crossed the sea to Greece this year. NPR follows one of them, a teacher who has left his wife and children in Syria in hopes of finding a better life for them in Europe.


No-Fear Homemade Mayonnaise: Better Than What's In The Jar

Sunday, August 23, 2015

This week in our Do Try This At Home series: Making mayonnaise that's just as delicious as, if not better than, what comes out of the jar.


Small Time Smuggler Helps Migrants Reach Greece On The Cheap

Thursday, August 20, 2015

NPR meets a man who helps smuggle Iraqi migrants from Turkey to Greece. The journey is dangerous, and paying the fee does not guarantee the migrants will make it to their destination.


Boat Trip Between Bodrum And Kos Is Markedly Different For Tourists, Refugees

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

It's only a few miles between the Turkish resort town of Bodrum and the Greek island of Kos. For thousands of refugees from the Middle East and Africa, that crossing is a life-defining event.


For Syrian Refugees Hoping To Reach Europe, Turkey Is The Jumping Off Point

Monday, August 17, 2015

The southwestern coast of Turkey has become the departure point for thousands of migrants seeking the short boat trip to a nearby Greek island, which is the first step into Western Europe.


In London, A Bomb In The Basement Stirs Memories Of The Blitz

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Hundreds of residents were evacuated after the World War II-era bomb was discovered at a construction site. Seniors in the area were reminded of their wartime experiences as children during the Blitz.