Lakshmi Singh

Lakshmi Singh appears in the following:

The Military Strategy Behind Bolstering U.S.-Backed Syrian Forces To Fight ISIS

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Michele Flournoy, CEO of the Center for a New American Security, says the Trump administration is sending 400 more U.S. troops to help Syrian Democratic Forces recapture the ISIS-capital of Raqqa.

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'Cries From Syria' Documentary Lays Bare The Conflict's Gruesome Realities

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Director Evgeny Afineevsky and Syrian subject Kholoud Helmi talk about the new film, which chronicles the country's descent into civil war after initially hopeful demonstrations of the Arab Spring.

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Dutch Voters Divided As Election Signals Another Test For Anti-Immigrant Populism

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Voters in the Netherlands go to the polls on Wednesday, March 15, for a general election. Much of the attention is on the anti-immigrant populist party led by conservative Geert Wilders.

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'Eyes On The Prize' Producer On Making A Civil Rights Documentary Before Its Time

Sunday, March 12, 2017

The 14-part PBS series covered 30 years of the civil rights movement, winning two Emmy Awards and two Peabody Awards. Producer and cinematographer Jon Else says only primary sources were on screen.

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James Mercer Says The Shins' New Songs Reflect Changes In Rock — And Himself

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Heartworms is the band's first album in five years. Mercer says that in the two decades since the band formed, his outlook and that of the dominant music culture have swapped places.

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U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara Fired After Refusing To Resign

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Preet Bharara, the federal prosecutor for the Southern District of New York, says he was fired by President Trump after he refused an order to resign.

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American Medical Association Calls Republican Health Care Plan 'Critically Flawed'

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Dr. Andrew Gurman, president of the American Medical Association, explains the group's opposition to the Republican Health Care Plan and the bill moving through the House of Representatives.

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Illinois Congressman On Why He Supports The Republican Health Care Plan

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Congressman Rodney Davis of Illinois supports the Republican Health Care Plan that's making its way through the House. But he says that there will likely be hurdles before the bill becomes a law.

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Grammy Awards: Here's A Preview Before Tonight's Show

Saturday, February 11, 2017

The 59th Annual Grammy Awards are tonight. NPR Music editor Stephen Thompson gives us a preview of what to expect.

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ICE Says Recent Immigration Raids Are Business As Usual

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Immigration raids in California, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Kansas, New York and Texas have immigrant rights groups saying federal officials are cracking down, but ICE says it's not unusual.

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Somalia Elects Popular And Least Corrupt Candidate As President

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Somalia has been functioning without an effective government for decades. The new President unseated the incumbent in a surprise upset, raising questions about who he is and what lies ahead.

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Ajit Pai Starts To Roll Back Latest Internet Regulations From Obama's Team

Saturday, February 11, 2017

The new head of the Federal Communications Commission has taken steps to unravel many of his predecessor's policies. These changes might directly affect consumers and their access to the Internet.

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Remembering Pauline Oliveros, Composer Known For 'Deep Listening'

Sunday, November 27, 2016

American composer Pauline Oliveros died Thursday at the age of 84. Inspired by all kinds of sound, she was a pioneer of electronic music, committed to changing the way people listen.

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As Italy Weighs National Referendum, Get Ready To Hear The Word 'Italexit'

Sunday, November 27, 2016

A week from Sunday, Italians will head to the polls to vote on a referendum to overhaul their constitution. In the wake of the UK's Brexit, some are seeing a possible "Ital-exit" brewing.

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Clinton Campaign To Participate In Recount, Skeptical Results Will Change

Saturday, November 26, 2016

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have responded to the vote recount that Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has demanded in three states.

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Vegans And Vegetarians Gather For A Different Type Of Thanksgiving

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Thanksgiving is all about the turkey dinner. At an animal sanctuary in Maryland, that means dinner with the turkeys, as diners and animal lovers share a vegan feast with the beasts.

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High-Priced 'Pill Fashion' Causing Controversy

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Italian fashion brand Moschino is causing controversy with its pill-themed 2017 collection. Randy Anderson of Eden House Recovery Services is pushing stores not to sell the clothing.

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A Look At The Congressional Seats In Play In November

Saturday, October 15, 2016

While much of the election coverage is focused on the presidential race, seats in Congress are also up for grabs in November.

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Far From Diwali's Lights, The Warm Glow Of Home

Sunday, November 03, 2013

Small flickering oil lamps known as diyas are lighting up Indian homes in South Asian communities around the globe on Sunday as hundreds of millions of people observe Diwali.

Otherwise known as the Festival of Lights, it's a religious celebration of self-awareness and reflection. Diwali is a public holiday in ...

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