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Wade Goodwyn

Wade Goodwyn appears in the following:

First U.S. Ebola Case Confirmed In Dallas

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention verified that a man who flew to the U.S. from Liberia has tested positive for Ebola. He was not sick on the plane, but developed symptoms later.


After Exoneration, Small Moments Take On New Meaning

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Two more men sentenced to die have been exonerated. Another wronged man, James Lee Woodard, visited NPR's Wade Goodwyn years ago. On his first day out of prison, he bonded with Goodwyn's dogs.


A Doctor Who Performed Abortions In South Texas Makes His Case

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Texas restrictions on abortion providers have led many clinics to close. Poor women in some spots, like the Rio Grande Valley along the Mexican border, have lost their access to abortion services.


Rick Perry's Legal Trouble: The Line Between Influence And Coercion

Saturday, August 30, 2014

The Texas governor is charged with abuse of office and coercing a public official, but he claims he was just doing what governors do: Vetoing a budget item.


No Boss But The Land And Cattle: A Rancher's Coming Of Age

Thursday, August 28, 2014

In the North Texas wilderness, men to find out what it means to come of age on the range — and what it means to pass that experience on to their children.


Texas Governor Indicted On Abuse Of Power Charges

Saturday, August 16, 2014

A grand jury in Austin has indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on charges that he misused his veto power. Scott Simon talks with NPR's Wade Goodwyn.


Grand Jury Indicts Texas Gov. Rick Perry On Charges Of Abusing Power

Friday, August 15, 2014

A grand jury in Austin, Texas, has indicted Gov. Rick Perry on charges of abusing his official powers. For more on the indictment, Robert Siegel talks with NPR's Wade Goodwyn.


Hobby Lobby Ruling May Have Poked A Hole in The 'Corporate Veil'

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Legal scholars are still sorting out the possible implications of the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision. While the case dealt directly with birth control coverage and the Affordable Care Act, it could even be cited in future bankruptcy cases.


Border Action Spurs Rick Perry From Also-Ran To 2016 Contender

Monday, August 04, 2014

A recent poll shows Texas Gov. Rick Perry tied for first place in a hypothetical GOP contest for the 2016 presidential nomination — mostly thanks to sending the Texas National Guard to the border.


Airlines Cancel Service To Israel Amid Heightened Aviation Safety Concerns

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

A number of major airlines have suspended service to and from Tel Aviv as the fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza intensifies. That's leaving passengers to find other arrangements.


An American Radio Station That's Saying 'Jambo' To Kenyans

Saturday, July 19, 2014

There are about 100,000 native Kenyans living in America, clustered in Boston, Atlanta, Washington D.C., Dallas and parts of the West Coast. How do they stay connected? A radio station.


Showdown At The UT Corral

Monday, July 14, 2014

In a dispute between the University of Texas president and Gov. Rick Perry, the governor may have lost the battle — but he may yet win the higher education reform war.


For A Business Built 'On Bended Knee,' Hobby Lobby Ruling Is A Boon

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Christian businessmen and women react to the Supreme Court's recent decision on contraception coverage, exploring the role of religion in business life from an evangelical point of view.


Will Texas GOP Candidate's Actions On Chemicals Prove Toxic?

Thursday, July 03, 2014

After a big explosion last year, Texans are worried about what's in nearby chemical plants. Attorney General Greg Abbott, who's running for governor, isn't making it easier for them to find out.


What's The Matter With Wendy Davis?

Friday, June 27, 2014

The Texas state senator galvanized Democrats across the nation with her 11-hour filibuster to block restrictive abortion laws. Then she ran for governor — and got a big dose of political reality.


After Isolation, Bergdahl Likely Faces A Long Recovery

Saturday, June 14, 2014

The medical team helping Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl reintegrate into the Army says he is learning to make all the daily decisions he was denied during his imprisonment by the Taliban.


As Bergdahl Touches Down In Texas, Reintegration Begins

Friday, June 13, 2014

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is back in the U.S. The former Taliban prisoner is now undergoing treatment at an Army hospital in San Antonio, Texas.


Grand Jury In Texas Probes Whether Gov. Perry Abused Powers

Monday, June 09, 2014

A special Travis County grand jury is investigating whether Republican Gov. Rick Perry tried to coerce the Democratic district attorney in Austin into resigning, following a drunk driving arrest.


Will Rick Perry Take Another Swing At The Presidency?

Friday, June 06, 2014

The long-serving Texas governor may be stepping down, but that doesn't mean his political career is over. There's still "tread left in our tires," says his wife.


'Open Carry' Gun Laws Spark Texas Backlash

Thursday, June 05, 2014

The unnerving presence of young men carrying big guns in fast food restaurants and retail stores is causing consternation — even in firearm-friendly Texas.