Kelly McEvers appears in the following:
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
The reasons behind the bus shutdown aren't clear, but the results have been tragic: nine drivers assassinated and a city in turmoil.
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Ester and Walt Weaver are among the 177 people jailed after a fight between rival motorcycle clubs in May. They say the guns they carried are legal and they weren't part of the clubs or the violence.
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
NPR's Kelly McEvers and Tom Dreisbach go to Los Angeles' Skid Row to investigate the tensions between the people who live there and the police.
Monday, February 16, 2015
On Presidents Day, we consider some presidential firsts when it comes to new technologies. Play along: Who was the first president to have a telephone? How about the first to ride on a steamboat?
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
A recent study by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that baby boomers have held 10 to 11 jobs, on average, by the time they reach age 46.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
After a long legal battle waged by a family member, the remains of Pvt. Arthur "Bud" Kelder have been identified by the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command.
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Abdullah put forward the Arab Peace Initiative for a deal with Israel, cracked down on al-Qaida within the kingdom, and became known as a ruler committed to reform. But the moves were limited.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
On Tuesday night, officers shot and killed a suspect who they say fired at them.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
When we talk about the militant group that calls itself the Islamic State, we often hear officials and pundits say they un-Islamic. But religious and regional experts say the group does have an ideology that appeals to Muslim grievances, and if the U.S. fails to understand that ideology, it will fail in its fight to neutralize the group.
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
A father brought his teenage son back from the capital. The boy fell ill. The parents blamed an attack by a magical leopard. But it was Ebola.
Sunday, November 30, 2014
In Liberia's capital, Ebola precautions are easing and people are gathering again in crowds to hear speeches for upcoming elections. But some say it's too early for Liberia to let its guard down.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
The U.S. had planned to build 17 treatment units across Liberia, one in each county's major town. Now that more cases are appearing in remote areas, the Army may need to rethink its strategy.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
A woman is thought to be spreading Ebola in a remote village. So health workers spend four hours trekking through the bush to track her down. By the time they make it, it's too late.
Sunday, November 23, 2014
At the height of the Ebola outbreak in Monrovia, one woman stood at the gates of a hospital, turning away patient after patient. The hospital had 100 beds for Ebola patients; all of them were full.
Friday, November 21, 2014
The disease continues to run rampant in the countryside here. In response, the Centers for Disease Control is trying out a system of rapid response teams that "flood the zone" and isolate cases.
Friday, October 31, 2014
Albuquerque Police have reached a settlement agreement with the Justice Department over use-of-force policies. The police have agreed to take steps to address issues that led to, what the Justice Department claims, is a pattern of unconstitutional uses of force.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
LA has the highest number of manufacturing jobs in the U.S. Much of American manufacturing is high end, but folks here still hold up the low end, with low-wage, non-union jobs held by immigrants.
Monday, October 27, 2014
A science superstar at Caltech advises young women to not wait for encouragement to succeed. Just go do it, she says. But her admiring students say that approach doesn't work for everybody.
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
California's Proposition 47 would make several nonviolent crimes into misdemeanors, like forgery, drug possession for personal use, and petty theft. The idea is to reduce the number of people incarcerated in the state. The move is part of a backlash against the state's three-strikes-you're-out law, passed 20 years ago.
Thursday, October 09, 2014
The Treasury Department imposed stricter rules on businesses in the city's fashion district. Authorities raided businesses last month on suspicion they were laundering money for Mexican drug cartels.