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What's driving prices down in the metals market?

Friday, July 22, 2022

The prices of base metals like copper rise and the prices fall for precious metals like gold when the economy is doing well. What happens when both copper and gold prices spiral down?


Sri Lanka has a new president, but here's why many continue to protest

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Sri Lanka's parliament elected longtime politician Ranil Wickremesinghe as the country's new president in a secret ballot on Wednesday. Here's what led to this moment.


Africa is being left behind as wealthy nations push 4th COVID booster shots

Sunday, July 17, 2022

Institutional racism, greed, and a broken global health system are all working against African nations where people are dying from COVID in silence, according to a scathing assessment from one expert.


She was married to Khashoggi. She wants accountability as Biden lands in Saudi Arabia

Friday, July 15, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Hanan Elatr, who was married to slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, about President Biden's meeting with Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman.


Witnessing Sri Lanka's protests firsthand

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Sri Lankan journalist Marlon Ariyasinghe about the country's protest movement.


As wealthy nations push 4th booster shots, Africa is being left behind

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Ayoade Alakija, co-chair of the Africa Vaccine Delivery Alliance, about the ongoing challenges of addressing COVID-19.


Large Hadron Collider starts 3rd run to unravel more mysteries about the Universe

Tuesday, July 05, 2022

After a few years of upgrades, the Large Hadron Collider in Europe is smashing particles together once again to discover more about the Universe.


Are sanctions actually hurting Russia's economy? Here's what you need to know

Friday, July 01, 2022

Russia's economy is weathering sanctions over the war in Ukraine, but tough times may be ahead, according to an assessment from experts.


Supreme Court allows Biden administration to roll back 'Remain In Mexico' policy

Thursday, June 30, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Marysol Castro, an attorney with El Paso's Diocesan Migrant and Refugee Services, about the Remain in Mexico decision.


Russia's economy is weathering sanctions, but tough times are ahead

Thursday, June 23, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Russian political scientist Ilya Matveev about the impact of sanctions on the Russian economy.


Unpacking the latest Jan. 6 hearings

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin, a Democrat, about the latest Jan. 6 hearings.


Belgium returned a single tooth to the Congo this week. Here's why

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Patrice Lumumba was the first democratically elected prime minister of the Congo, and was assassinated in a Belgian-supported coup. Can the return of his remains help them reconcile over colonialism?


Belgium returns remains of slain Congolese leader

Monday, June 20, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Congolese historian Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja about Belgium's efforts to reconcile over colonialism.


There's a nationwide Sriracha shortage, and climate change may be to blame

Friday, June 17, 2022

The company that makes Sriracha told customers it will have to stop making the sauce for the next few months due to "severe weather conditions affecting the quality of chili peppers."


Climate change could be to blame for the Sriracha shortage

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

There's a nationwide shortage of the beloved hot sauce, Sriracha from Huy Fong Foods. And climate change could be the culprit.


Unpacking the 1st night of the U.S. House select committee's Jan. 6 hearings

Thursday, June 09, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly chats with New York University law professor Ryan Goodman to unpack the first night of the Jan. 6 hearings.


Capitol police sergeant discusses upcoming Jan. 6 hearings

Tuesday, June 07, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Capitol Police Sergeant Aquilino Gonell about the upcoming Jan. 6 hearings.


Here's how much it could cost to rebuild Ukraine — and who would pay for it

Thursday, May 26, 2022

History has many lessons to offer on how much it will cost to rebuild Ukraine, and how it can be done to help set the country up for a more prosperous and safe future.


Rebuilding Ukraine could cost hundreds of billions of dollars

Friday, May 20, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Ukrainian economist Yuriy Gorodnichenko about the cost of rebuilding Ukraine after the war.


'Carbon bomb' projects are hurting any hope of meeting climate goals

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

NPR's Emily Feng talks with Oliver Milman, environment correspondent for The Guardian, about how U.S. fossil fuel projects are damaging efforts to limit climate change.