Russell Lewis

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Soccer Star Abby Wambach Prepares For Her Final Game

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Wambach leads the U.S. women's national team into a Victory Tour match against China in New Orleans tonight. Then, she'll retire after a career full of team championships and personal achievements.


Hurricane Patricia Makes Landfall, Threatens Catastrophic Damage In Mexico

Friday, October 23, 2015

What was the most powerful storm ever recorded in the eastern Pacific or Atlantic basin has slammed into Mexico's central Pacific coast. The storm is now a bit weaker but still a powerful Category 5.


Debris In The Indian Ocean May Have Come From Vanished Airliner

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

A source tells NPR a piece of wing found on an island appears to be from a large passenger plane. Other media say sources link it to a Boeing 777 like the Malaysian jet that disappeared last year.


Investigators Seek The Gunman's Motivation In The Chattanooga Shooting

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Federal authorities in Chattanooga, Tenn., say they still don't know why a man shot up two military installations last week, killing five people. But they are releasing new details on the shooting.


FBI Still Searching For Motive In Chattanooga, Tenn., Shootings

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The FBI held a press conference Wednesday to provide the latest in the Chattanooga, Tenn., shootings. Authorities say it's too early to tell if the shooter was radicalized.


A Diamond Dream Realized: Minor Leaguer Makes It To The Majors

Monday, July 20, 2015

For years, NPR has followed minor league infielder Tyler Saladino's quest for the major leagues — and this month, the Chicago White Sox called him up. "To be here, it's truly a blessing," he says.


U.S. Women Head Into World Cup Final With Dominant Defense

Sunday, July 05, 2015

The U.S. hasn't given up a goal since its opener against Australia — a stunning scoreless streak of 513 minutes. Now the team meets Japan for a hotly anticipated rematch of the last World Cup final.


U.S. Topples Top-Ranked Germany 2-0 To Reach World Cup Final

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

In a battle between a fantastic attack and a fantastic defense, the latter prevailed, as two penalty kicks — one made, one whiffed — and a late insurance goal gave the U.S. the win.


U.S. Women Take Out China, Advance To World Cup Semifinals

Friday, June 26, 2015

The win sets up a No. 2 vs. No. 1 matchup when the Americans will face Germany on Tuesday, as the U.S. continues its pursuit of its first World Cup title since 1999.


U.S. Beats Colombia 2-0, But Will Be Shorthanded Vs. China

Monday, June 22, 2015

Midfielders Megan Rapinoe and Lauren Holiday each received their second yellow card of the Women's World Cup in Monday night's match, resulting in automatic one-game suspensions.


U.S. Women Beat Nigeria 1-0, Win Group And Advance To Elimination Rounds

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The victory, thanks to a goal by Abby Wambach, eases the Americans' path toward the World Cup, while the Nigerians were eliminated by the loss.


Nigerian Soccer Fans Really Know How To Have A Ball

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The U.S. team, which plays Nigeria tonight at the Women's World Cup, is a tournament favorite. But Nigeria's funtastic fans deserve a cup of their own.


U.S. And Sweden Struggle To 0-0 Tie In Women's World Cup

Friday, June 12, 2015

The Americans had hoped for more against their trash-talking former coach, who now leads the Swedes, but Friday night's tie in Winnipeg still leaves them atop their group.


U.S. Women Beat Australia 3-1 In Teams' Opening Match Of World Cup

Monday, June 08, 2015

Midfielder Megan Rapinoe scored twice and goalie Hope Solo made five saves against a tough Australian team that had the game tied at halftime.


FIFA Scandal Set Aside As Women's World Cup Opens

Sunday, June 07, 2015

The Women's World Cup got underway with a last-minute victory by host Canada in the opening game against China. The Netherlands beat New Zealand 1-0 in the second game.


UAB Reinstates Football Program But With A Financial Caveat

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

In December, the president of the University of Alabama at Birmingham shocked people in the state's largest city when he canceled the football program, saying it wasn't economically feasible.


Preakness Stakes Run In The Wake Of Baltimore Riots

Saturday, May 16, 2015

With today's running of the Preakness Stakes, Baltimore hopes to celebrate a diversion from weeks of protest that roiled the city.


Conditions Slowly Improve After Nepal Quake

Saturday, May 02, 2015

Power is on in most areas of Kathmandu and the Internet is working, but tens of thousands are homeless. NPR's Scott Simon talks with correspondent Russell Lewis in Nepal about earthquake recovery.


Fearing Aftershocks, Thousands Stream Out Of Kathmandu

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Tens of thousands of people are leaving the Nepali capital. Some are returning to villages to try to find family missing since the earthquake. Others are scared of the threat of aftershocks.


With Only One Runway, Kathmandu's Airport Hinders Earthquake Relief

Thursday, April 30, 2015

There's gridlock at Nepal's international airport. That has complicated efforts to get goods and supplies into the country after Saturday's earthquake.