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Louisiana Power Provider Shares How — And When — The Company Will Repair Outages

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.


James Loewen, Author Of 'Lies My Teacher Told Me,' Dies At 79

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.


On Day 3 Under The Taliban, Hundreds of Afghan Journalists Are Still Trying To Flee

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.


Congressman Paul Mitchell Refused To Be Defined By His President — Or His Party

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.


Unpacking The 100-Year History Of The Chinese Communist Party

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.


Structural Engineer Who Investigated 9/11 Looks For Answers In Surfside Collapse

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.


Organized Crime Is Targeting South Africa's 'Green Gold': Avocados

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.


Indigenous Activist On Why Groups Are Protesting The Line 3 Pipeline In Minnesota

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.


Illinois Poised To End Criminalization Of HIV Exposure

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.


Remembering Hak Phlong, A Survivor Of The Cambodian Genocide Who Died Of COVID-19

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.


We Hold These Truths: How Newsroom Leaders Wrestled With Covering A Tumultuous Year

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.


Russian Hackers Hit The U.S. Yet Again — A Security Expert Details How To Respond

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.


Afghan Women's Rights Activist Pushes For Inclusive Peace Process After Kabul Bombing

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.


U.S. Announces Support For Waiving Intellectual Property Rights For COVID-19 Vaccines

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.


Biden Backs Waiving International Patent Protections For COVID-19 Vaccines

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.


For This Family, India's COVID-19 Surge Was Personal

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.


Pasquotank County Sheriff: Public Should See Andrew Brown Jr. Video

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.


Russia And U.S. At Odds Over Alexei Navalny, Ukraine

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.


What Can Wealthy Nations Do To Address Global Vaccine Inequity?

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.


Poor Nations Left Behind In Coronavirus Vaccine Rollout

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.