Ari Shapiro appears in the following:
Friday, October 05, 2018
Jamil plays flighty socialite Tahani al Jamil on the NBC sitcom The Good Place, but in real life she's a disability rights advocate who speaks out against body shaming and extreme beauty standards.
Monday, October 01, 2018
In The Fifth Risk, Michael Lewis examines the Trump administration's impact on federal agencies, where inexperienced loyalists have been sent to manage nuclear weapons or the National Weather Service.
Monday, September 24, 2018
The actress, activist and fitness icon is the subject of the documentary Jane Fonda in Five Acts. Married three times, she says, "It took me into my 60s and 70s to begin to say: I deserve respect."
Friday, September 21, 2018
The resourceful singer is unafraid to bring opera — and his high-flying top notes — to unlikely places, from sixth-grade classrooms to the offices of NPR.
Thursday, September 20, 2018
In his new book, The Impostor, Javier Cercas unravels the lies that created the life of Enric Marco — a man who for years portrayed himself as a Holocaust survivor and Spanish Civil War hero.
Friday, September 14, 2018
Cape Town, South Africa, averted the "Day Zero" water crisis that made headlines earlier this year, but is the close call enough to change the city's water consumption habits?
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Dozens of houses have exploded into flames, and a hospital says it is treating victims. People are being told to evacuate, which has led to gridlock and traffic jams.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
"I wrote it for myself," Field says of her intensely personal accounting of her life and career. In Pieces describes childhood abuse, an abortion at 17 and her relationship with Burt Reynolds.
Friday, September 07, 2018
In late 2017, the South African city — hit by a historic drought — faced the possibility it would have to shut off its water supply within six months. A musical challenge helped avert that disaster.
Friday, August 31, 2018
The two artists, best known for their bands Bon Iver and The National, say their new project isn't really a band but a large-scale collaboration involving dozens of musicians.
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Kahane's new album, Book of Travelers is inspired by a two-week train trip the composer took across America. Kahane discusses the album and performs a few of the songs in NPR's studio.
Friday, August 10, 2018
When a disease wipes out most of the U.S. population, Candace Chen is the last one left at the office. Ling Ma began work on the apocalyptic novel right before she got laid off from her own job.
Wednesday, August 08, 2018
The Rio Grande Valley is the busiest stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border for crossing. NPR recently spent time on both sides of the border here, where immigration is part of everyday life.
Friday, August 03, 2018
How you feel about immigration can put you at odds with your friends, family or neighbors. In McAllen, Texas, two families with different points of view don't let politics come between them.
Friday, August 03, 2018
With the promise of good-paying jobs, Raymondville, Texas, has welcomed an immigration detention center that rose from the ashes of a facility once plagued by allegations of abuse.
Thursday, August 02, 2018
Locking up immigrants is a growth business, worth hundreds of millions of dollars. NPR's Ari Shapiro visits a small town in Texas where a new immigration detention facility is opening on the site of one that burned down during riots a few years ago.
Wednesday, August 01, 2018
Borders are two sided. Migrants in along the Mexico border speak with NPR about the challenges they are facing on the road to the U.S.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
The Rio Grande Valley in South Texas is the busiest section of the U.S.-Mexico border. President Trump threatens shut down of the government over funding for border security.
Sunday, July 29, 2018
Zimbabweans living in neighboring South Africa are injecting capital into a railway revamp — but much more is needed to get the country back on its feet.
Saturday, July 28, 2018
The lack of hard currency is a severe problem for the southern African nation.