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Monday, August 30, 2021
NPR's Leila Fadel talks with Rod West, group president of Entergy utility operations, which provides power to New Orleans and throughout Louisiana. He discusses the city's power outages.
Monday, August 23, 2021
The sociologist and anti-racist activist died on Thursday. His work focused on dispelling myths about racial progress in American history and using education as a tool to further racial justice.
Thursday, August 19, 2021
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Steven Butler of the Committee to Protect Journalists about his organization's efforts to help evacuate Afghan journalists.
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Former member of Congress Paul Mitchell has died after battling cancer. From Michigan, Mitchell left the GOP in opposition to Trump's claims of election fraud.
Monday, July 05, 2021
As the Chinese Communist Party turns 100 this month, NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with historian Andy B. Liu about the mark it's made on the country.
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.