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Kelly McEvers

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Gangs Flex Their Muscle On Violent Streets Of El Salvador

Thursday, April 14, 2016

The country of El Salvador has one of the highest murder rates in the world. Street gangs control huge swaths of cities, and last year, they flexed their muscle in a startling way.

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The Shootout At Waco: Bikers Provide A Glimpse Into Club Life

Friday, April 08, 2016

Nine people were killed in a deadly shootout between rival biker groups in Waco, Texas, last year. But no one's gone to trial almost a year later.

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Opioid Epidemic Sparks HIV Outbreak In Tiny Indiana Town

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Last spring, Austin, Ind., was at the center of an HIV outbreak linked to intravenous use of the opioid painkiller Opana. In one house in Austin, a man addicted to Opana says he didn't think he would get HIV through sharing needles. The town's only full-time doctor is trying to encourage people to get help, but many people have yet to be tested.

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After Brief Lockdown At U.S. Capitol, Here's What We Know

Monday, March 28, 2016

NPR's congressional correspondent Ailsa Chang explains what happened Monday at the Capitol complex, where a man with a weapon entered the Visitor Center and was shot by Capitol police.

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Grief And Fury Roil Lahore, Pakistan, One Day After Deadly Blast

Monday, March 28, 2016

In the wake of the suicide bombing in Lahore, Pakistanis are struggling to come to terms with the violence. The blast in a park killed more than 70 people and wounded more than 300 others.

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Living In A Camp By A Ruined City, They're Strangers In Their Own Land

Friday, February 26, 2016

U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon is urging both sides in the South Sudanese civil war to resolve their differences. In the meantime, some 2 million people are living in limbo in the brutalized nation.

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South Sudan Faces New Obstacles To Implementing Peace Deal

Thursday, February 25, 2016

In the latest step toward peace to end South Sudan's civil war, Vice President Riek Machar agreed to return to the country as long as he's allowed to bring his own troops to the capital.

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Will California Gas Leak Mark A Turning Point In Energy Debate?

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

A massive methane leak may soon end, but its environmental impact is still being weighed. A scientist says it won't have a big effect globally, but it's a setback in efforts to curb greenhouse gases.

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Families Near The Huge Gas Leak Wonder: Is Home A Safe Place To Be?

Friday, February 05, 2016

Most health officials say the small amounts of benzene and other components of the natural gas still leaking in Southern California are probably not a health threat. Still, some parents worry.

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Iraqi Leader: We Want More U.S. Airstrikes, But Not U.S. Ground Troops

Monday, December 21, 2015

In an NPR interview, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi also calls on the U.S. to focus more firepower on Iraq's western border with Syria, saying Islamic State fighters can enter his country too easily.

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There's Shelter, And Then There's Housing. Utah Claims Muted Victory

Monday, December 14, 2015

Utah has reduced its chronically homeless population by 91 percent since 2005. But like many places, it lacks affordable housing, leaving more than 14,000 people in the state homeless this year.

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Utah Reduced Chronic Homelessness By 91 Percent; Here's How

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Over the past decade, Utah's toughest cases of homeless people dropped to fewer than 200, from nearly 2,000. Utah's size and support from Mormon leaders are among the reasons for its success.

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Mosque Members Say Calif. Shooter Was A Quiet Man

Friday, December 04, 2015

Syed Rizwan Farook was once a committed worshiper at a mosque in Riverside, Calif., but then he stopped attending. Congregation members and neighbors have said he was a quiet, but polite man.

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Even As Details Emerge In San Bernardino Shooting, Motive Remains Murky

Thursday, December 03, 2015

NPR justice correspondent Carrie Johnson tells host Kelly McEvers about the latest that's known about Wednesday's shooting in San Bernardino, Calif.

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From Pocket Lining To Jeans, A Niche Means Survival In LA Fashion

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

The fashion industry in LA has been bleeding jobs for years. One bright spot has been high-end denim. Whereas $30 jeans are often made in China or Mexico, designer jeans are almost always made here.

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'We All Have To Do Something': Nina Jacobson On Diversifying Hollywood

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

No one knows the struggles and successes of women in Hollywood better than Nina Jacobson, the producer of the Hunger Games movies. NPR catches up with one of the most powerful women in the business.

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Deaths Persist In Youth And Student Football Despite Safety Efforts

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

At least 19 young football players have died so far in 2015. Pediatricians are calling for changes in the way the game is played, including a move to non-tackle games.

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California Law Adds New Twist To Abortion, Religious Freedom Debate

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

A California law will soon require pregnancy centers that oppose abortion to provide notice to their clients of the availability of abortion services in the state. Clinics are crying foul — and suing.

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Kevin McCarthy Could Be The Next Speaker. Is He Still A 'Bakersfield Boy'?

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Many of McCarthy's Bakersfield, Calif., constituents like him, but he's riled some Latinos over immigration and been criticized by conservatives for compromising.

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The Surreal Reasons Girls Are Disappearing In El Salvador: #15Girls

Monday, October 05, 2015

Refuse to share a pencil, reject a boy, say no to your imprisoned dad — all of these can get a teen girl killed in El Salvador's gang war.

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