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Mother of Parkland shooting victim Joaquin Oliver reflects on gunman's guilty plea

Friday, October 22, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Patricia Oliver, whose son Joaquin was among the 17 victims of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., about the gunman's guilty plea.


Fewer cars on the road during lockdowns was good news for frogs and salamanders

Monday, October 18, 2021

Fewer cars were on the road during pandemic lockdowns. And for Maine's frogs and salamanders, that translated to far fewer roadkill deaths.


Trial over the killing of Ahmaud Arbery begins

Monday, October 18, 2021

Jury selection got underway in the trial of the three white men who are charged with murdering Ahmaud Arbery, the 25-year-old Black man who was killed as he jogged through a Georgia neighborhood.


Concern is growing in the region as Haitian migrants try to flee by boat

Thursday, October 07, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Patrick Oppmann, CNN's international correspondent and Havana bureau chief, about a recent increase in Haitian migrants attempting to leave their country by boat.


More than social media: The WhatsApp outage affected small businesses worldwide

Wednesday, October 06, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Ayman El Tarabishy, professor at George Washington University, about how Facebook's outage earlier this week halted work for businesses who rely on WhatsApp worldwide.


Why Haitian Migrants Have Been Making The Trek From Chile To The U.S. Border

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Professor Yvenet Dorsainvil and journalist Ignacio Gallegos, both in Santiago, about the Haitian migrants making their way to the U.S. from Chile.


Remembering Sean Fletcher, Beloved Teacher And Brother In Arkansas, Lost To COVID

Friday, September 24, 2021

Sean Fletcher, a retired German and history teacher who loved sharing his passions with those around him, died of COVID-19 in December 2020. His brother remembers him for his knowledge and curiosity.


Richard Powers' Book 'Bewilderment' Explores Life On And Beyond Earth

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with novelist Richard Powers about his new book, Bewilderment, about a widowed father and his son trying to make sense of the world.


Haitians Pushed To U.S. Border By Misinformation Now Angry At Deportation

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Jacqueline Charles of the Miami Herald and John Holman of Al Jazeera English about the Haitian migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border and those being returned to Haiti.


El Salvador Protest Reflected Concerns Over Democracy And Bitcoin

Friday, September 17, 2021

NPR's Leila Fadel talks with El Faro journalist Valeria Guzman in El Salvador about this week's protest against President Nayib Bukele.


Lack Of Broadband Creates Daily Struggle On Reservation In Northern Nevada

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Millions of Americans, especially those in rural and tribal areas, don't have reliable internet access. The infrastructure bill in Congress sets aside $65 billion to address the problem.


White House Climate Advisor Says Despite Recent Disasters, Don't Lose Hope

Friday, September 10, 2021

NPR's Scott Detrow talks with White House Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy about this summer's extreme weather events and how the Biden administration is trying to address climate change.


A Look At The Haqqani Network Leaders Inside The Taliban's New Government

Wednesday, September 08, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with journalist Ahmed Rashid about the ministers within the Taliban's new interim government who belong to the Haqqani network, which the FBI says is a terrorist network.


WHO Weighs In On Countries Offering A Booster Shot

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

NPR's Leila Fadel talks with Dr. Margaret Harris, spokesperson for the World Health Organization, about the organization's position on booster shots.


How To Help Your Child — And Yourself — Through The First Day Of School

Friday, August 27, 2021

The first day back to school can be a dreaded experience — for both children and parents. This year might be especially scary, as many children have spent a year and a half learning from home.


First Responders Are Overwhelmed In Kabul After Explosions

Thursday, August 26, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Rossella Miccio, President of the NGO EMERGENCY about what is happening in the Emergency Surgical Centre for War Victims in Kabul, after explosions near the airport.


Colombia Plans To Temporarily Host 4,000 Afghans Before They Go To The U.S.

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks Juan Carlos Pinzon, Colombia's ambassador to the U.S., about his country's agreement to receive 4,000 Afghans while their paperwork to go to America is being processed.


Haiti Is Still In Need Of Medical Personnel And Supplies 1 Week After Earthquake

Monday, August 23, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Rawan Hamadeh of Project HOPE about the medical needs in hospitals in Les Cayes, Haiti, after the 7.2-magnitude earthquake that hit the country last Saturday.


Haiti's Ambassador On The Devastation And Aid Efforts After Earthquake

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Haiti's Ambassador to the U.S. Bocchit Edmond about the situation in his country after Saturday's earthquake and as relief efforts have been hindered by severe weather.


Big Questions Loom About How The Taliban Will Treat Children, Especially Girls

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Mustapha Ben Messaoud, chief of field operations and emergency for UNICEF in Afghanistan, about the current situation for children in the country.