Ari Shapiro

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After Slavery, Searching For Loved Ones In Wanted Ads

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

In the Civil War's waning years, African-Americans trying to find lost loved ones used classified ads in newspapers. More than 900 of these notices are now accessible via an online database.

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From Lynchburg To D.C., Liberty University Students Travel To Witness History

Friday, January 20, 2017

A group of about a dozen students from the conservative Christian school in Virginia are in the nation's capital to attend Donald Trump's inauguration. They're eager for the new presidency to begin.

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At A Virginia Planned Parenthood Clinic, Practitioners Worry For Their Patients

Thursday, January 19, 2017

After Donald Trump's inauguration, Republican lawmakers once again plan to try to end federal funding that goes to Planned Parenthood. Abortions are among the health services the nonprofit provides.

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DACA Student Under Trump: 'I Am Still Woven Into The Fabric Of This Country'

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Juan de la Rosa Diaz, 20, came to the U.S. illegally at age 5. Now, he's a senior in political science at Virginia Tech. He worries about what a Trump presidency means for him and others like him.

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Friends And Fraternity Brothers, Two Va. Cadets Transcend Trump-Clinton Divide

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Ryan Leavis and Alex Miller are college seniors who plan to enter the military. One voted for Donald Trump, the other for Hillary Clinton. They say politics shouldn't get in the way of friendship.

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In Rural N.C., Trump Supporters Eagerly Await A Different Kind Of Change

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Yadkin County, N.C., is overwhelmingly white and went overwhelmingly for Donald Trump in November. Voters there hope Trump will lessen what they've felt was a weight on them for the past eight years.

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Some North Carolinians Expect A Struggle Under Trump Administration

Monday, January 16, 2017

To start our road trip to Donald Trump's inauguration, NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to black clergy and educators in Winston-Salem, N.C., about their hopes and fears for what the next four years may hold.

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As A Syrian Refugee In Toledo Pines For His Family, A Brotherhood Forms

Thursday, January 05, 2017

Mohammed Refaai, 23, is a Syrian refugee living in Toledo, Ohio, with three roommates. They see him as a brother, and since the election, worry about his family's chances of getting into the U.S.

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In Toledo, Syrian Refugees Are Welcomed Amid A Difficult Immigration Climate

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

In a return visit to an Ohio community that's seen decades of immigration, NPR finds some refugees acclimating while others are warned they might hear "some scary things" said about them.

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Russia Now Disputes 'Times' Report On Olympic Doping

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Russia now says it does not admit a doping conspiracy involving its Olympic athletes. The denial follows a New York Times article in which a Russian official was quoted as saying a conspiracy exited.

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How Idea Of 'Two Americas' Is Reflected In The Housing Market

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

The housing bust in 2006 and subsequent recovery has led to surprising divides in rising housing rates. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Laura Kusisto of the Wall Street Journal about the divides.

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New Reporting Shows Ghost Ship Warehouse Was All But Invisible To Oakland Fire Dept.

Monday, December 26, 2016

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Thomas Fuller, San Francisco bureau chief for The New York Times, about his reporting on the Ghost Ship fire in Oakland that left 36 dead, many of them young.

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Gambian Ambassador To U.S. Defies His Country's Leader

Monday, December 26, 2016

Omar Fay, Gambia's ambassador to the U.S., has called for his president, Yahya Jammeh, to step down. Jammeh had said he would concede his loss, but is rejecting the outcome. Fay is now being recalled.

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Boxing Day's Roots: Why Some Celebrate The Day After Christmas

Monday, December 26, 2016

Monday is Boxing Day in the UK and Ireland, as well as many former British colonies. We learn about the origins of the holiday and how it is marked now.

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Encore: Solange's 'A Seat At The Table' Honors Her Family

Monday, December 26, 2016

Solange Knowles' A Seat At The Table is an album of self-healing, family healing and ancestral healing, but it ended up being her most commercially successful to date.

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Scientists Announce Ebola Vaccine

Friday, December 23, 2016

Scientists announced Thursday that they created a safe, effective vaccine to prevent Ebola. They don't know yet how long the protection will last, but it will bring outbreaks to a screeching halt.

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Trump Talks With Taiwan, In A Move That May Spell Friction With China

Saturday, December 03, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump spoke with Taiwan's leader, Tsai Ying-Wen, breaking nearly four decades of diplomatic protocol and threatening to upset U.S. relations with China.

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The Favorite Drink Of Italian Grandpas Gets An American Revival

Friday, November 25, 2016

Amaro is considered "grandpa's drink" and a digestive aid in its native Italy, but not stateside, where this centuries-old, bittersweet liqueur has become popular on cocktail menus.

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In The Mountains Of Georgia, Foxfire Students Keep Appalachian Culture Alive

Thursday, November 03, 2016

For 50 years, high school students in Rabun County have chronicled their region's disappearing traditions and mountain people, from blacksmiths to moonshiners, in publications and a living museum.

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Western North Carolina Voters Betrayed By Political Class Stand By Trump

Friday, October 28, 2016

With Election Day looming, voters in western North Carolina explain why they feel ignored by the political class and why many of them are supporting Donald Trump.

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