Kelly McEvers

Kelly McEvers appears in the following:

'This Is Their Film': Angelina Jolie Tells A Story Of Khmer Rouge Survival

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Jolie's new film, First They Killed My Father, is based on a memoir by Loung Ung, who was 5 years old when the Khmer Rouge rose to power in Cambodia.

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Amplified And Orbital: Queens Of The Stone Age's Josh Homme On Living In The Moment

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

The band's frontman and founder talks to Kelly McEvers about being "a now-ist," working with Mark Ronson and Iggy Pop and the dancey sound on the band's new record, Villains.

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I Saw His Humanity: 'Reveal' Host On Protecting Right-Wing Protester

Monday, August 28, 2017

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Al Letson, host of the podcast Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX, about protecting a man from being beaten at a Berkeley, Calif., anti-hate rally.

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On 'The Autobiography,' Vic Mensa Faces His Personal Demons And Emerges Stronger

Friday, July 28, 2017

The rapper tells stories of loss, love and violence on his new debut album. He speaks with Kelly McEvers about his childhood in Chicago and how he views his responsibility to the city today.

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What Happens Next With Obamacare Repeal

Friday, July 28, 2017

The Senate effort to undo the Affordable Care Act has failed. The promise of repeal has animated the Republican Party for seven years; the defeat was a devastating loss for the GOP and the president.

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For Sen. John McCain, A Momentous Few Days

Friday, July 28, 2017

From his cancer diagnosis to his dramatic return to Washington to casting a decisive "no" vote on the health care repeal, Sen. John McCain had an eventful week.

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White House Infighting Spills Into Public View

Friday, July 28, 2017

The White House grapples with a big legislative defeat on health care at the same time feuding among President Trump's senior staff escalates.

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Viral Video Of Man Tipping Over LA Street Vendor's Cart Fuels Protests

Friday, July 28, 2017

The video shows a man knocking over a Mexican vendor's cart. It's ignited tensions around street vending, which is both ubiquitous and illegal in LA, and about the racial discrimination vendors face.

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Senate Republicans Continue Effort To Pass Health Care Law

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell forced Republicans to take a vote on a measure that would have repealed parts of Obamacare and saw that effort fail. The Senate will continue those efforts.

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Sessions Has Long Shown Unwavering Support For Trump

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

From his early endorsement of then-candidate Trump February 2016, through his time so far as Attorney General, Jeff Sessions has been one of the most loyal supporters of Trump and his populist agenda.

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U.K. Bans Gas And Diesel Cars Starting 2040: Electric Cars Are The Future

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Promoting a future of electric cars, the U.K. will ban sales of new gas and diesel vehicles by 2040. Many European politicians and regulators see electric autos as critical for reducing air pollution.

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Ex-U.S. Air Force Airman Responds To Trump's Military Ban On Transgender People

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Jordan Blisk, an ex-senior airman for the U.S. Air Force Reserves, about being trans in the military and implications of President Trump barring trans people from serving.

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Senate Health Care Debate To Dismantle Obamacare Continues

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The Senate has another day of debate on healthcare. Tuesday a repeal and replace proposal fell short of the votes needed to pass and on Wednesday, lawmakers will take a vote on a repeal only option.

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Muslims In The U.S. Face Increased Discrimination, PEW Report Says

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

A newly-released poll from the Pew Research Center finds Muslims in the U.S. are facing increased discrimination but are optimistic about being both Muslim and American.

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Manafort Will Not Testify In Open Senate Judiciary Panel Hearing

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Paul Manafort, President Trump's former campaign chairman, reached a deal Tuesday with the Judiciary Committee to provide information to the panel. He will not testify in an open hearing.

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This 10-Pound Keyboard From The 1980s Is Making A Comeback

Friday, July 14, 2017

IBM's Model F keyboard was manufactured from 1981 until 1994 and cost hundreds of dollars. Computer aficionados treasure it, but it's hard to find these days. So one man is working to bring it back.

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'You're Never Too Old To Screw Up': Keegan-Michael Key On 'Friends From College'

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Key's new Netflix show is about how even in your 40s, you can still make mistakes. The actor tells NPR he never expected to make it in the entertainment industry: "I stumbled up into this," he says.

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'GLOW' Co-Creators Explain Why Wrestling Is Like Greek Theater

Friday, July 07, 2017

The Netflix show follows a 1980s women's wrestling circuit. Showrunner Carly Mensch says you can see wrestling as "super reductive" or see it as "storytelling at its most potently inclusive and epic."

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Before Her Teacher's Murder, This 'Keepers' Witness Was Already Living A Nightmare

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

In the docuseries The Keepers, Jean Wehner shares her story of being abused by her high school chaplain. She says the teacher she confided in may have been killed for knowing too much.

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Congress Has A Rich History Of Legislating In Secrecy

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

A small group of Senate Republicans is drafting a major healthcare bill in complete secrecy. Critics are calling for more transparency but it turns out Congress has a history of legislating in secret.

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