Ari Shapiro

Ari Shapiro appears in the following:

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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For Rosh Hashana, A Matzo Ball Soup By Way Of Mexico

Friday, September 30, 2016

Matzo ball soup is a classic straight from Eastern Europe. But not all Jews from the region came to the New World via Ellis Island, as this jalapeño-inflected recipe reflects.

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In A First For Obama, Senate Overturns Presidential Veto On Sept. 11 Bill

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The Senate voted Wednesday to override President Obama's veto of a bill that allows the victims of Sept. 11 to sue Saudi Arabia for any role it may have played in the terror attacks. This is the first time Congress has successfully acted to overrule the president's veto.

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Grace Coddington's 'Vogue' Photo Spreads Take You 'Into A Dream'

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Coddington has worked at the American magazine for nearly 30 years. She says, "I feel kind of satisfied. ... If I die tomorrow, it's OK. I've done something in the field of fashion editing."

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A Musical History Of The U.S., With An Extra Dose Of Glitter

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

In an extravagant, 24-hour journey through American popular music, performance artist Taylor Mac tells the story of communities who have built themselves through falling apart.

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'Atlas Obscura' Tour Of Manhattan Finds Hidden Wonders In A Well-Trodden Place

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Dylan Thuras, co-author of a new book, takes NPR to a piece of lost subway grandeur, a room of well-groomed dirt and a sonic secret in the middle of Times Square.

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