Ailsa Chang

Ailsa Chang appears in the following:

Chinese Dissident Finds Struggles, Independence In America After Immigrating

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Lauren Hilgers's new book Patriot Number One: American Dreams in Chinatown charts the journey of Chinese dissident Zhuang Liehong, who immigrates to Queens, N.Y., from his village in Guangdong, China.


Parkland Shooting Survivor Discusses Newfound Activism To End Gun Violence

Friday, March 23, 2018

In advance of the "March for Our Lives" rally in Washington, Gabe Glassman, a sophomore at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, and his mother, Lisa Glassman, discuss how they've changed since the shooting.


Roxanne Shante Smells Her Flowers With 'Roxanne Roxanne' Biopic

Friday, March 23, 2018

The new Netflix film chronicles the rapper's early career.


Tax Change Delivers A Blow To Professional Sports

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The change of a single word in the 2017 tax overhaul means professional sports franchises could take a big tax hit each time they trade a player.


From Clues To Capture: Forensics, Profiling And The Hunt In Austin

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Former FBI agent Mary Ellen O'Toole discusses the role of forensic and behavioral experts in catching a serial criminal in an investigation like the bombing probe in Texas.


Do Ladies Need Their Own Scotch?

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

In a play on signature top-hatted man on Johnnie Walker scotch bottles, the company introduced the Jane Walker Edition. It's the latest example of seemingly gender-neutral products marketed to women.


News Brief: Fusion GPS Wants Congressional Testimony Made Public

Wednesday, January 03, 2018

During the 2016 election, the firm put together a collection of unsubstantiated information about Donald Trump's ties to Russia. Plus, President Trump's tweets about North Korea and the Palestinians.


News Brief: Iran Protests, White House 2018 Strategy

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

It's Day 6 of anti-government protests in Iran and the death toll is rising. And, President Trump boasted that 2018 was going to be very special, but he didn't specify what he wants to focus on.


News Brief: North Korea's Nuclear Warning, Iran Protests

Monday, January 01, 2018

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un warned the U.S. that his country's completed nuclear arsenal is a button-push away. And, anti-government protests have swept across Iran over the last several days.


Renewed Calls For Patriotism Over Politics When Drawing District Lines

Friday, September 29, 2017

It's not against the law for politicians to consider politics when they're redrawing districts, but the situation in Wisconsin is particularly aggressive.


Sorry: Demi Lovato's Not Sorry

Friday, September 29, 2017

The pop singer's new R&B-influenced album, Tell Me You Love Me, reflects her struggles with mental illness and addiction and her newfound empowerment.


Same-Sex Spouses Turn To Adoption To Protect Parental Rights

Friday, September 22, 2017

If a man and a woman are married and a child is born, the man is automatically a parent. But if a woman who gives birth is married to another woman, parental rights are not guaranteed for her spouse.


'The Autobiography Of Gucci Mane': A Story Of Rap And Rebirth

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks to rapper about his new book, The Autobiography of Gucci Mane. It traces his life as an artist who forged an unlikely path to stardom and personal rebirth.


After Hurricane Katrina, Many People Found New Strength

Friday, September 15, 2017

A long-term study of people who survived Hurricane Katrina found that most were doing well, and some feel the experience transformed them. But others remain haunted by anxiety and depression.


Stores Full Of Furniture, 'Mattress Mack' Opens His Doors To Flood Victims

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

As Houston started to flood, small-business owner Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale posted a Facebook message urging people who needed shelter to come over. Hundreds streamed in.


Morning News Brief: Party Unity Tested, Far-Right Weekend Rallies

Friday, August 25, 2017

Tension between Capitol Hill and the White House is threatening the GOP's legislative agenda. Far-right groups have set their sights on San Francisco and Berkeley for weekend rallies.


Civil Rights Activist Argues To Keep Confederate Monuments

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Andrew Young, former mayor of Atlanta and African-American civil rights activist, says the fight to remove monuments memorializing the Confederacy alienates potential civil rights allies.


News Brief: Trump Unveils Afghan Strategy, He'll Hold Rally In Phoenix

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

President Trump didn't disclose the number of additional troops his administration will send to Afghanistan — though it's reported to be about 4,000. Trump holds a campaign rally Tuesday in Phoenix.


Morning News Brief: Trump's Afghan Strategy, Total Solar Eclipse

Monday, August 21, 2017

In a televised address Monday night, President Trump will lay out his strategy for Afghanistan. And for the first time in nearly a century, the moon will completely block the sun in parts of the U.S.


Morning News Break: Political Fallout From White Nationalist Rally

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

President Trump on Monday delivered a statement directly calling out the hate groups behind the violence in Charlottesville, Va. And, 3 CEOs resigned from Trump's advisory council on manufacturing.