Ari Shapiro

Ari Shapiro appears in the following:

Did The Government Meet The Deadline To Reunite Migrant Families?

Friday, July 27, 2018

The Trump administration says it has reunited all of the eligible parents with their children who were separated under the "zero tolerance" policy. Hundreds of kids are still in government custody.

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Hundreds Of Families Still Separated As Reunification Deadline Arrives

Thursday, July 26, 2018

A court-imposed deadline to reunite separated children with their parents has arrived, but there are still many obstacles for the government to clear before they can reunite all of the families.

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Parker Posey Writes Her Own Myth In 'You're On An Airplane'

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

This "self-mythologizing memoir," which Posey pronounces "me-moir," is written as if it's a monologue to an airplane seatmate, full of collages, cocktail recipes and stories from her life and career.

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Reaction To Demi Lovato's Alleged Overdose Shows Changing Attitudes Toward Addiction

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Michael Cragg of Beat Magazine explains the social media reaction following Demi Lovato's reported drug overdose and what it means about attitudes toward addiction and mental illness.

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What It's Like To Be Held Hostage By Somali Pirates For 2 1/2 Years

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Journalist Michael Scott Moore went to East Africa to write about piracy. Then he got kidnapped and imprisoned for 977 days. The Desert and the Sea chronicles his incredible ordeal.

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Politics In Zimbabwe Has A New Soundtrack

Friday, July 20, 2018

Ebba Chitambo, 66, made music during Zimbabwe's fight for independence. Now, he's giving advice to a new generation of musicians about writing political music.

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Survivors Of Political Violence 'Will Make Sure There's Peace' In Zimbabwe's Election

Friday, July 20, 2018

Survivors of political violence in Zimbabwe are being trained to serve as election monitors in the country's July 30 vote. Past elections have been marred by violence and allegations of rigging.

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Sen. Jeff Flake Delivers Rebuke Of Trump-Putin Summit

Thursday, July 19, 2018

On Thursday, Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake delivered a blistering rebuke of President Trump's Helsinki summit and his meeting with Russian President Putin.

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Survivors Of Past Political Violence Will Monitor This Year's Elections In Zimbabwe

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Zimbabwe goes to the polls July 30, for its first election post-Mugabe. A new program is training survivors of past political violence to be citizen monitors for this year's elections.

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With Mugabe Out Of Power, This Zimbabwean Newspaper Editor Looks Ahead

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Most media outlets in Zimbabwe are state-run, and working as an independent journalist under Robert Mugabe came with serious risks. With Mugabe's rule over Dumisani Muleya speaks about his hopes as a journalist.

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Why Cash Is King In Zimbabwe

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

In Zimbabwe, getting paper currency can be a major problem due to a country-wide shortage. NPR looks at how that's playing out on the ground, and what it takes for people there to get their hands on cash.

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'Free But Not Free': Zimbabwe's Amateur Filmmakers Turn A Lens On Their Country

Saturday, July 14, 2018

For a contest after the ouster of Robert Mugabe, filmmakers responded to the question "What does it mean to be Zimbabwean?" Their short films featured some uncomfortable answers.

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Author James Crabtree On India's Growing Income Divide And 'The Billionaire Raj'

Monday, July 09, 2018

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with author James Crabtree about his book The Billionaire Raj. The book talks about the growth of super-wealthy Indians and why there are so many.

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Latest On Census Lawsuits In Court

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

A federal judge heard arguments in New York City for the largest of the six lawsuits brought against the citizenship question the Trump administration added to the 2020 census.

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Cape Town Averts 'Day Zero' By Limiting Water Use

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Authorities in Cape Town say they've averted a crisis as the threat of Day Zero has been zeroed out by stringent limits on water use as well seasonal rainfall. The city will not run dry this year or next.

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Florence Welch Is Thankful For Her Messy Teenage Years: 'It Formed Me'

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Florence Welch goes back 15 years in Florence + The Machine's new album High as Hope to detail her drunken teenage years and how she's changed with time and sobriety.

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'A New Life': An Activist Comes Home To Zimbabwe, Hoping To Hold Leaders Accountable

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

"I know for sure that if it was still Robert Mugabe, I would never dare to do it," says Savanna Madamombe. "The Mugabe era is gone, and it's something that can't ever be allowed to come back."

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Zimbabwe Explosion Hits Presidential Rally

Saturday, June 23, 2018

A explosion rocked a political rally in Zimbabwe, where the country's president was speaking. The president was unharmed, but several people were seriously hurt. NPR's Ari Shapiro was at the rally.

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The Cast Of 'The Band's Visit' On What Makes The Broadway Smash Relatable

Thursday, June 07, 2018

The first Broadway show to grace NPR's Tiny Desk Concert series, The Band's Visit is nominated for 11 Tony Awards. Stars Tony Shalhoub and Katrina Lenk sat down with Ari Shapiro after the performance.

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Matt Maltese Writes Love Songs For The End Of The World

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

The 22-year-old singer has been likened to David Bowie in fashion sense, Morrissey in vocal similarities and Father John Misty in his knack for satirical and apocalyptic-themed lyrics.

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