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Thursday, July 01, 2021
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Allyn Kilsheimer, a renowned structural engineer, about the factors that could have led to the collapse of a condominium in Surfside, Fla.
Tuesday, June 22, 2021
NPR's Audie Cornish chats with Wall Street Journal reporter Alexandra Wexler about rising rates of avocado theft in South Africa.
Thursday, June 17, 2021
NPR's Audie Cornish chats with attorney and indigenous rights activist Tara Houska about protests against Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline in northern Minnesota.
Tuesday, June 08, 2021
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly chats with Timothy Jackson, director of government relations at AIDS Foundation Chicago, about a law to repeal criminal penalties for potentially exposing others to HIV.
Monday, June 07, 2021
Hak Phlong was a survivor of the Cambodian genocide and a beloved member of Chicago's Cambodian American community. She died of COVID-19 in December 2020.
Thursday, June 03, 2021
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with NPR's Terry Samuel, PBS's Sara Just and Chicago Block Club's Dawn Rhodes about how editorial decisions are made in this fractured news environment.
Friday, May 28, 2021
NPR's Ailsa Chang chats with Chris Painter, an expert in cybersecurity, about Russia's recent hack into an email account for the U.S. Agency for International Development.
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Shaharzad Akbar, chairperson for the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission, about recent attacks in Kabul.
Wednesday, May 05, 2021
Many countries have asked rich nations to waive the patent protections to vaccines so they can be cheaply manufactured elsewhere. The White House said it supports waiving intellectual property rights.
Wednesday, May 05, 2021
President Biden has thrown his support behind waiving intellectual property rights for the vaccines, yielding to international pressure. The move could allow other countries to manufacture the drugs.
Monday, May 03, 2021
One family describes racing against time to try and find an intensive care unit bed during India's COVID-19 surge.
Friday, April 30, 2021
Pasquotank County, N.C., Sheriff Tommy Wooten says he wants the bodycam footage from the killing of Andrew Brown Jr., made public.
Monday, April 26, 2021
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with foreign policy expert Angela Stent about Russia's military movements near Ukraine and Alexei Navalny's condition.
Saturday, April 17, 2021
In the U.S., more than 1 out of 5 residents is fully vaccinated against COVID-19. But elsewhere in the world, vaccination rates are much lower. Some poor nations have yet to receive a single dose.
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Kate Elder, vaccine policy adviser for Doctors Without Borders, about the shortage of COVID-19 vaccines in poor nations.
Monday, April 12, 2021
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with political scientist Thea Riofrancos about the surprise victory for the right wing in Ecuador's presidential election.
Saturday, March 20, 2021
AIDS activist Phill Wilson said fighting HIV/AIDS can teach us a lot about how to handle COVID-19 in Black communities.
Monday, March 15, 2021
Phill Wilson is the founder of Black AIDS Institute. He's retired but still connecting the dots on illness. Now he's focused on the coronavirus pandemic and how to fight COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy.
Thursday, January 28, 2021
A federal judge in Texas has temporarily blocked President Biden's 100-day moratorium on most deportations. One man who was scheduled for deportation is tangled in the bureaucratic morass.
Friday, January 01, 2021
Dr. Nikhila Juvvadi, chief clinical officer at a Chicago hospital, says about 40 percent of the staff distrust the vaccines — in part because of deep-rooted cultural mistrust based on past abuses.