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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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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.

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Afghanistan Media Mogul On His Concern For Future Freedoms Of Journalists, Citizens

Monday, August 16, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Saad Mohseni, the CEO of Moby Media Group which oversees TOLO News in Afghanistan, about what Afghans stand to lose if the Taliban seize power.

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U.S. State Department Is Still Hoping For Diplomatic Talks To Work With The Taliban

Friday, August 13, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with State Department spokesman Ned Price about the Taliban's rapid resurgence in Afghanistan. Nearly 3,000 U.S. troops are being sent there to provide the embassy security.

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Not Much Has Changed With The Taliban, Says Noted Journalist

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with journalist Ahmed Rashid about the Taliban and what they're after in Afghanistan.

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Utah Gov. Blasts Anti-Vaccine Rhetoric, But Won't Push To Make Mask Mandates Easier

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Republican Gov. Spencer Cox of Utah, who is pushing back on anti-vaccine rhetoric but says mandating COVID-19 vaccination and mask-wearing is against state law.

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A Housing Issue Likely To Outlast Any Moratorium: The Rising Cost Of Rent Itself

Thursday, August 05, 2021

In the wake of the CDC's 60-day renewal of an eviction moratorium, we hear from three people struggling to find affordable housing in a market where rents continue to increase.

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Wrestler Is 1st Black U.S. Woman To Win Gold After Years-Long Journey And 'Freak Out'

Wednesday, August 04, 2021

Texan Tamyra Mensah-Stock became just the second woman to win gold in wrestling for the United States at the Tokyo Olympics. She's the first Black American woman to ever win gold in the sport.

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Ghana's Proposed Bill Would Make Same-Sex Affection Punishable By Years Of Prison

Tuesday, August 03, 2021

In Ghana, same-sex relationships have been illegal for decades. A proposed bill threatens to tighten restrictions even further, making displays of same-sex affection punishable by years in prison.

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The College Football Landscape Is Going To Look Vastly Different Come 2025

Monday, August 02, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Nicole Auerbach, senior writer for The Athletic, about the realignment of athletic conferences and what this means for the future of college football.

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Lil Nas X Embraces Black Queer Sexuality — And Becomes An 'Industry Baby'

Monday, August 02, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with New York Times writer Jazmine Hughes about the unique pop stardom Lil Nas X is creating for himself.

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'This Is How I'm Going To Die': Capitol Police Sergeant Recalls Jan. 6 Attack

Friday, July 30, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks to U.S. Capitol Police Sgt. Aquilino Gonell about his testimony this week to the House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol.

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With The Delta Variant Thriving, CDC Reverses Mask Guidance

Friday, July 30, 2021

As more become known about the highly contagious delta variant, new guidance calls for changes to masking policy for schools and with vaccinated people.

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