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How Eric Holder views the latest Supreme Court challenge to the Voting Rights Act

Wednesday, October 05, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with former Attorney General Eric Holder about the Supreme Court hearings in the Alabama redistricting case which could weaken protections held by the Voting Rights Act.

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Former President Trump escalates the legal battle over classified documents, again

Tuesday, October 04, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks to University of Texas law expert Stephen Vladeck about former President Trump's request that the Supreme Court intervene in the dispute over classified material at his home.

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White House 'cautiously optimistic' on monkeypox

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Dr. Demetre Daskalakis, the White House National Monkeypox Response Deputy Coordinator, about the administration's response to the monkeypox outbreak.

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Hurricane Ian's forecast shows the impact of a changed climate

Monday, September 26, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Jim Kossin of the Climate Service about the link between climate change and more intense hurricane seasons.

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El Salvador's president has taken over the government and installed martial law

Monday, September 26, 2022

El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele has struck fear into the hearts of human rights activists in the country by installing martial law and imprisoning over 50,000 people.

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New report finds 'shocking' levels of lead in Chicago water

Friday, September 23, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with journalists Taylor Moore and Erin McCormick, who analyzed thousands of Chicago water tests which yielded "shocking" results published in an investigation in The Guardian.

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Terri Lyne Carrington addresses women's omission from jazz canon with 'New Standards'

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

After finding an abysmally low number of women artists' work within jazz's unoffical book of standards, Carrington set out to fix the problem with a book of her own.

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Adnan Syed's lawyer reacts to overturned conviction

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Erica Suter, lawyer for Serial subject Adnan Syed, about the overturning of Syed's conviction in the murder of Hae Min Lee.

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Inventor of the scrunchie dies, leaving behind a fabulous fashion legacy

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

The ubiquitous scrunchie has a special place in fashion history. Its creator, Rommy Hunt Revson, died at 78 on Sept. 7.

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Puerto Rico has sustained catastrophic damage from Hurricane Fiona

Monday, September 19, 2022

Hurricane Fiona has passed through Puerto Rico, causing mass floods and mudslides and leaving most of the island without electricity. Puerto Ricans dealing with the fallout describe the situation.

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Your everyday rituals do impact your life — just not how you might expect

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

In his new book, scientist and author Dimitris Xygalatas explores how performing all kinds of rituals will have tangible impacts on our everyday lives

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Rituals are important to human life — even when they seem meaningless

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with anthropologist Dimitris Xygalatas about his new book, Ritual: How Seemingly Senseless Acts Make Life Worth Living.

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Tres meses después de la tragedia en Uvalde, estas familias afrontan el dolor

Saturday, September 10, 2022

Ante las consecuencias del tiroteo masivo en la escuela en Uvalde en mayo, las familias de las víctimas y los sobrevivientes están tratando de superar su dolor y encontrarle sentido a su nueva vida.

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Three months after the tragedy in Uvalde, this is how these families are coping

Saturday, September 10, 2022

In the months since the mass school shooting at Robb Elementary, some parents are turning their grief into action, while others are dealing with guilt and trying to make sense of their new lives.

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The complicated history of the British commonwealth

Friday, September 09, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Matthew J. Smith, director of the Center for the Study of the Legacies of British Slavery at University College London, about the commonwealth's complicated history.

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Bernard Shaw, longtime former news anchor, dies at 82

Thursday, September 08, 2022

Bernard Shaw, the pioneering Black journalist who served as CNN's chief anchor for 20 years, died on Wednesday from pneumonia. He was 82.

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Host of the 'Royally Obsessed' podcast reacts to the death of Queen Elizabeth II

Thursday, September 08, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks to Roberta Fiorito, co-author of Royal Trivia: Your Guide to the Modern British Royal Family and co-host of the Royally Obsessed podcast, about the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Mientras las escuelas de Uvalde abren este mes, estas familias escogen otras opciones

Thursday, September 08, 2022

Mientras que las clases en persona empiezan por primera vez en Uvalde esta semana desde el tiroteo masivo, algunas familias han escogido educar a sus hijos en casa en vez de llevarlos a las escuelas.

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Uvalde kids go back to the classroom this week. These parents chose other options

Thursday, September 08, 2022

This week, as in-person school resumes for the first time since the shooting, some Uvalde parents have chosen to homeschool their kids rather than send them back to the classroom.

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EPA administrator says it's 'all hands on deck' in Jackson, Miss.

Wednesday, September 07, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan about the ongoing water crisis in Jackson, Miss. The city has now gone 39 days without safe drinking water.

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