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New Mexico wildfire surges to cover over 100,000 acres

Monday, May 02, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with San Miguel county commissioner Max Trujillo about the latest news on fighting the Hermit's Peak wildfire.


2 Shanghai residents share how they've handled the city's lockdown

Thursday, April 28, 2022

NPR's Rob Schmitz speaks with two residents of a housing complex in Shanghai about how they have experienced the city's lockdown — which is approaching its sixth week.


A Shanghai resident shares her views on the city's lockdown

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

NPR's Rob Schmitz talks with a former nanny from Shanghai about what life has been like since returning to the city during pandemic restrictions.


Remembering beloved small town dentist Dr. J. Randall Pearce, who died from COVID

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Dr. J. Randall Pearce was a popular small town dentist who also served in disaster mortuary response after the 9/11 attacks. He lost his life to COVID-19 in December of 2020.


America's population isn't growing as fast as it used to

Friday, April 01, 2022

NPR's Kelsey Snell speaks with Atlantic, writer Derek Thompson, about how low births, high deaths and heavy restrictions on immigration could steer the U.S. into a "demographic danger zone."


South Korea could face a 'long, hard winter' for women's rights under president elect

Friday, March 25, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Hawon Jung, a Korean journalist, about fears that the president elect will reverse years of progress on women's rights in South Korea.


Many African countries are staying neutral on Russia's invasion of Ukraine

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Aanu Adeoye of think tank Chatham House about African nations' responses to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.


An anti-war protester in Moscow says the risk of arrest is worth it

Friday, March 04, 2022

Yulia Zhivtsova has been taking to the streets to oppose Russia's invasion of Ukraine. She wants future generations to know: "You see? I was out there. I was protesting. I was against this."


Foreign policy expert argues Russia won't stop until it has conquered Ukraine

Tuesday, March 01, 2022

NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer speaks with Angela Stent, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, about what could be guiding Putin's decision-making in Ukraine.


A.I. has mastered 'Gran Turismo' — and one autonomous car designer is taking note

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

A new artificial intelligence program has beaten the world's best players in the popular PlayStation racing game Gran Turismo Sport. But the impact could be felt far beyond that.


Artificial intelligence beats top human players in popular racing game

Friday, February 11, 2022

Scientists pitted an artificial intelligence driver against real human gamers in the PlayStation driving game Gran Turismo. The AI driver beat them all.


The U.S. is hiring nurses from abroad, depleting some countries' health care systems

Tuesday, February 08, 2022

NPR's Adrian Florido chats with New York Times reporter Stephanie Nolen about how U.S. hospitals are relying on global recruitment to address staff shortages.


Tired of forever wars, the U.S. weighs options if Russia invades Ukraine

Monday, January 24, 2022

NPR's Asma Khalid speaks with retired U.S. Navy Admiral James Stavridis about how to address a potential Russian invasion of Ukraine.


Sudan's pro-democracy movement hopes to force a transition to civilian rule

Monday, January 17, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly chats with Kholood Khair, managing partner of a think tank in Khartoum, about ongoing pro-democracy protests in Sudan.


In Ukraine, life goes on despite threat of Russian invasion

Friday, January 14, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Ukrainian journalist and author Nataliya Gumenyuk about the Ukrainian public's perspective on tensions with Russia and the possibility that Russian troops may invade.


At one Texas prison, men are building community through radio

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

NPR's Ailsa talks with Keri Blakinger, a journalist who wrote about a radio station hosted by inmates at a prison in southeastern Texas.


Atlanta hospital struggles to deal with latest COVID surge

Tuesday, January 04, 2022

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Dr. Robert Jansen, chief medical officer at Grady Hospital in Atlanta, Ga., about the surge of COVID cases there.


Retired general warns the U.S. military could lead a coup after the 2024 election

Friday, December 31, 2021

Retired Maj. Gen. Paul Eaton says war-gaming and civics education could help assure that the military is better prepared for a contested election.


'Low probability, high impact': 3 generals warn of a potential military coup in 2024

Wednesday, December 29, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with retired Major General Paul Eaton about the possibility of another insurrection after the 2024 election.


For over a century, California banned Indigenous cultural fires. Now, that's changing

Monday, December 27, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Don Hankins, an Indigenous fire expert at California State University, about the state's decision to permit cultural burns.