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More Twists In Real Life Crime Drama That Has South Carolina Riveted

Thursday, September 16, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Associated Press reporter Jeffrey Collins about a series of crimes swirling around a powerful South Carolina family.

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Infrastructure Bill Aims To Address Lead Pipes: Lessons Learned From Flint

Thursday, September 16, 2021

The infrastructure bill moving through Congress includes billions to replace lead pipes. In Flint, Mich., NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with residents on how governments can tackle a water crisis equitably.

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Oregon Sen. Wyden On How Taxing The Rich Could Fund Democrats' Priorities

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden, a Democrat, about crafting the Democrats' spending bill and options to raise taxes on the rich to pay for his party's priorities.

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Does Senate Testimony On Afghanistan Withdrawal Offer Clarity — Or Frustrations?

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., a member of the Armed Services Committee who heard testimony from Gen. Austin "Scott" Miller about the messy withdrawal from Afghanistan.

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Latest Apple Software Update Will Fix A Security Flaw Spyware Used To Access Devices

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Apple has fixed a flaw that allowed hackers access to device cameras, microphones and messages without users knowing — or even clicking a link.

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A Look Back At The Dark Legacy Of Abimael Guzmán

Monday, September 13, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Renzo Aroni, historian of modern Latin America, about the legacy of Abimael Guzmán, founder of the Shining Path, who died on Saturday.

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Severe Flooding Tests Detroit's Aging Infrastructure

Monday, September 13, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro visits residents in Detroit's Jefferson Chalmers neighborhood, who talk about their need for infrastructure funding to combat the growing impact of climate change on their community.

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How Surveillance Programs Developed After 9/11 — And How Those Targeted Pushed Back

Friday, September 10, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Ahmed Mohamed, legal director at the New York chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, about the surveillance of Muslim communities after 9/11.

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Los Angeles Students Over 12 Will Need To Be Vaccinated Against COVID By January

Friday, September 10, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Megan Reilly, interim superintendent for the Los Angeles Unified School District, about the decision to require all students 12 and older to be vaccinated against COVID.

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How The Child Tax Credit Is Helping Families In Mississippi

Wednesday, September 08, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Aisha Nyandoro, CEO of Springboard to Opportunities, which works with Mississippians receiving public assistance, on the impact of the extended child tax credit.

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How Some Are Coping With Expiring Unemployment Benefits

Monday, September 06, 2021

This Labor Day, several federal programs expire which had extended unemployment benefits due to the pandemic. 7.5 million people's aid will be cut entirely and millions more will lose $300 a week.

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Director Of Texas Alliance For Life Discusses The State's New Abortion Law

Friday, September 03, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Joe Pojman, executive director of Texas Alliance for Life, about the new Texas law banning abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy.

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What The Kabul Airport And Nearby Hospitals Look Like

Thursday, August 26, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Al Jazeera English Kabul correspondent Ali Latifi about the scene at the airport and nearby hospitals as victims are transported from Thursday's deadly explosions.

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Dozens Dead After Kabul Airport Explosion

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Dozens of people — including several U.S. troops — are dead and even more have been wounded after explosions at the international airport in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Reporter In Kabul Describes Airport Explosions

Thursday, August 26, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with reporter Matt Aikens in Kabul about Thursday's deadly explosions at the airport as thousands were in line, hoping to evacuate.

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Houston Fire Chief Discusses The Strain COVID Is Putting On Emergency Medical Workers

Thursday, August 26, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Houston Fire Chief Samuel Peña about how medical professionals and EMTs are struggling to keep up with a surge of seriously-ill COVID patients.

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Haiti Is Still In Need Of Medical Personnel And Supplies 1 Week After Earthquake

Monday, August 23, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Rawan Hamadeh of Project HOPE about the medical needs in hospitals in Les Cayes, Haiti, after the 7.2-magnitude earthquake that hit the country last Saturday.

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An Afghan NGO Worker Worries About How Her Family Will Obtain Visas To Leave

Friday, August 20, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with an Afghan NGO employee who was able to leave the country under a special immigrant visa. Her relatives and colleagues, however, are stuck in limbo.

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A Traveling ICU Nurse Describes Taking On The Latest COVID Surge

Thursday, August 19, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Grover Street, a travel nurse and author of the book Chasing the Surge: Life as a Travel Nurse in a Global Pandemic, about working on the road with COVID-19 patients.

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Haiti's Ambassador On The Devastation And Aid Efforts After Earthquake

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Haiti's Ambassador to the U.S. Bocchit Edmond about the situation in his country after Saturday's earthquake and as relief efforts have been hindered by severe weather.

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