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Russell Lewis

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Remembering Apollo 13, NASA's Most Famous 'Successful Failure'

Friday, April 10, 2015

Space travel is never routine or easy and the Apollo 13 mission to the moon proved that point. An explosion aboard the spacecraft 55 hours after liftoff forever changed NASA.

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#NPRreads: Obsessing Over A Murder And The Times' Man In Tehran

Friday, April 03, 2015

This week, we go old school with an excerpt from the book Visiting Hours and then we cheat and go new school pointing to a New York Times video series about Tehran.

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U.S. Women's Soccer Team Finishes Second In Brazilian Tournament

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Brazil and the U.S. played to a 0-0 draw in the final of the International Tournament of Brasilia, giving Brazil the first-place finish overall. None of the games was televised in the U.S.

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Proposal Would End Football At University Of Alabama-Birmingham

Monday, December 01, 2014

Alabama is a state known for its college football. But a move to scuttle the football program at the state university in Birmingham is drawing fire from fans, students and athletes alike.

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Rocket Explosion Comes At A Tough Time For NASA

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Investigators spent the day at a NASA launch facility in Virginia trying to understand why a private cargo rocket exploded moments after liftoff. There were no injuries but the accident is a setback for the company, Orbital Sciences, and NASA. NASA is relying on private contractors to help ferry supplies to the International Space Station. The accident also changed the discussions happening at an annual space convention being held this week in Huntsville, Ala.

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U.S. Women's National Soccer Team Cements Its Dominance

Sunday, October 26, 2014

The U.S. team didn't give up a single goal in the 5-game CONCACAF tournament. They capped off their performance Sunday with a near-perfect 6-0 game against Costa Rica.

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Brazilian Police Move In On Sunday's World Cup Protesters

Monday, July 14, 2014

There had been concern in the lead-up to the World Cup that the protests in Brazil would get worse as the tournament went on. But that didn't happen โ€” until the final protest on Sunday turned violent.

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Rio's Statue Is Restored, But Brazil Team's Redemption Still Ahead

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Restoration work on Rio's famed "Christ the Redeemer" statue is now complete. But can Brazil get redemption after not making it to the World Cup finals?

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The One American On The Field At Today's World Cup Semifinal

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Referee Mark Geiger is making history with his selection as the fourth official in the game between Brazil and Germany. It's the first time a U.S. referee has been used this late in a World Cup.

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Want To Eat Brazilian Food At The World Cup? Please Step Outside.

Saturday, July 05, 2014

There's virtually no Brazilian fare inside the World Cup stadiums, but outside you'll find proud vendors of traditional foods. They fought FIFA to be there, and surprisingly, they won.

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U.S.-Belgium Match Could Be A Game Of Goalkeepers

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Having escaped the "Group of Death," the Americans are poised for their first game in the knockout stage of the World Cup. The victor heads to the quarterfinals.

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Weather, History Muddy The Field For U.S.-Germany Showdown

Thursday, June 26, 2014

The U.S. plays its final game in group play against Germany. NPR's Russell Lewis, in the Brazilian seaside city of Recife, explains what's at stake โ€” and why the game is likely to be a great one.

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A World Cup Surprise: Arias In The Heart Of The Amazon

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

The final World Cup game in the Brazilian city of Manaus is on Wednesday. For fans who made the trek to the jungle for games this tournament, many were rewarded by something else: seeing a centuries-old opera house in the heart of the Amazon.

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U.S. Vs. Portugal: 'Now Is The Moment' To Show American Mettle

Sunday, June 22, 2014

The U.S. soccer team has a tough matchup Sunday against Portugal. Win, and the Americans are in. Lose or tie, and the road gets a lot tougher with next Thursday's game against Germany.

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In Brazil, Predictions Of Doom And Gloom Give Way To Minor Annoyances

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Brazil's World Cup preparation endured some heavy criticism leading up to the games. Stadiums were still under construction, Internet connections were sketchy and transportation faced major challenges. A week into the tournament, NPR's Russell Lewis has traveled to three airports and three cities so far. He talks to Melissa Block about what has worked and what remains a challenge.

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With Win Over Ghana, U.S. Is Off On The Right Foot In Brazil

Monday, June 16, 2014

On Monday night, the U.S. soccer team accomplished a feat it failed to achieve in the past two World Cups: beat Ghana. With a 2-1 victory, the Americans position themselves well for the games to come.

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Brazil's Opening Victory Gets A Raucous Reception

Monday, June 16, 2014

Brazil kicked off the 2014 World Cup in Sao Paulo with a convincing win over Croatia. NPR's Russell Lewis watched with fans at a samba school, and he tells Melissa Block about the celebrations.

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