Ari Shapiro

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A woman has received a death sentence in the largest fraud trial in Vietnam's history

Friday, April 12, 2024

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Associated Press reporter Aniruddha Ghosal about the largest-ever fraud case in Vietnam. The real estate tycoon at the center of it has received a death sentence.

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One engineer may have saved the world from a massive cyber attack

Thursday, April 11, 2024

Microsoft engineer Andres Freund found something strange when he was running routine tests of open-source software. He ended up uncovering a backdoor that could have enabled a major cyberattack.

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OJ murder case put race in America on trial

Thursday, April 11, 2024

OJ Simpson's family announced that he died of cancer Wednesday at age 76. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with sports writer Dave Zirin about the contradictions of the football star acquitted of murder.

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Here are the White House's plans to limit PFAS in water systems

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Ali Zaidi, President Biden's national climate advisor, about the first ever national standards on the amount of PFAS in drinking water.

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Trump's abortion comments are 'showing support' for women, campaign surrogate says

Tuesday, April 09, 2024

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Rep. Nancy Mace, R-S.C., about former President Trump's recent comments advocating for abortion laws to be decided by individual states.

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Haiti is close to reaching a transitional council — but violence and hunger rage on

Tuesday, April 09, 2024

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Jean-Martin Bauer of the World Food Programme about the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Haiti.

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How Indonesia's revolution paved the way for decolonization worldwide

Tuesday, April 09, 2024

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with David Van Reybrouck about Revolusi, his new book about how Indonesia gained independence and paved the way for the global decolonization movement.

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The lives of other aid workers killed in Gaza

Friday, April 05, 2024

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Juliette Touma, director of communications for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, about some of the hundreds of aid workers killed in Gaza.

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Pressure is on the big names to perform in a pressure packed NCAA Women's Final Four

Thursday, April 04, 2024

NPR's Ari Shapiro previews the NCAAW Final Four action between Iowa — UConn and South Carolina — with basketball writer Sabreena Merchant.

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Threats towards judges in Trump-related cases have hit unprecedented levels

Tuesday, April 02, 2024

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Reuters reporter Ned Parker about the abuse and hostility against judges hearing cases involving former President Donald Trump.

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Workers with World Central Kitchen are reported killed in airstrike in Gaza

Tuesday, April 02, 2024

The strike comes as aid groups are desperately trying to find more ways to deliver food and other assistance to Gaza amid a worsening humanitarian crisis.

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What you need to know about the women's side of March Madness

Monday, April 01, 2024

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with ESPN reporter Michael Voepel about where the NCAA Women's Tournament currently stands.

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Garrard Conley's novel "All the World Beside" combines faith and love

Friday, March 29, 2024

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with author Garrard Conley about his new novel All the World Beside.

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"Music is a need for me" why this violinist composed an album under ISIS

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with musician and composer Ameen Mokdad, about his album The Curve, which he composed while living under ISIS occupation in Mosul, Iraq.

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Gossip is back after 12 years with new album "Real Power"

Monday, March 25, 2024

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Gossip's Beth Ditto about the band's new album, their first one in 12 years.

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Humanitarian groups scramble to provide aid in Gaza as famine is 'imminent'

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Médecins Sans Frontières Secretary General Chris Lockyear about the view from Gaza, and how the organization is operating there.

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What to expect this March Madness

Monday, March 18, 2024

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Justin Williams, a staff writer at The Athletic, about what to look out for when the NCAA basketball tournament starts Tuesday.

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How Nvidia dominated the AI chip market

Monday, March 18, 2024

The chip designer Nvidia is now worth more than Amazon, Meta and Alphabet. New Yorker contributor Stephen Witt talks about how Nvidia cornered the market for the chips fueling artificial intelligence.

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Daniel Lewis explored the roles of different trees play his new book, 'Twelve Trees'

Thursday, March 14, 2024

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with writer Daniel Lewis about his new book, Twelve Trees, which zeroes in on a different tree species in each chapter.

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Nearly all of Uranus' 27 moons have Shakespearean names. What'll this one be called?

Friday, March 08, 2024

Scientists have found a 28th moon around Uranus. In keeping with tradition, they plan to name it after a Shakespearean character. Scholar Michael Dobson weighs in on the suggested name, "Violenta."

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