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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.


Haitians Grapple With Aftermath Of Devastating Earthquake

Monday, August 16, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Ronald Jocelyn, education program director at the nonprofit Hope for Haiti, about the damage left by Saturday's earthquake and the relief efforts underway.


Kept In A Tin And Cling Film For 40 Years, Princess Di's Cake Slice Sells For $2,565

Thursday, August 12, 2021

In the year that would've marked the 40th anniversary of Prince Charles and Princess Diana, a slice of their wedding cake has been auctioned for almost $2,500.


What's Driving Governor Ron DeSantis' Decisions on COVID-19 Measures

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Steve Contorno, political editor of the Tampa Bay Times, about how Floridians view Gov. Ron DeSantis' leadership during the pandemic.


Ronan Farrow On How Gov. Cuomo Interfered With Anti-Corruption Efforts In The Past

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Ronan Farrow, contributing writer to The New Yorker, about his latest reporting on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's interference in anti-corruption efforts.


Remembering Greenville, A 'Quirky' California Town Devastated By The Dixie Fire

Friday, August 06, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with reporter Margaret Elysia Garcia about the eulogy she wrote for her town of Greenville, Calif., which was mostly devastated by the Dixie Fire this week.


Grief And Remembrance, 2 Years After Mass Shootings In El Paso And Dayton

Wednesday, August 04, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Pastor Michael Grady in El Paso, Texas, and Dion Green in Dayton, Ohio, about the weekend in 2019 in which mass shootings in each city upended their communities.