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Protestors in Georgia clash with police over 'foreign agents' law

Wednesday, March 08, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with journalist Robin Forestier-Walker in Georgia about protests against a proposed "foreign agent" law, which critics call a Russian-inspired attempt to stifle civil society.

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Rogê's samba-funk fusion brings Rio to LA

Wednesday, March 08, 2023

Brazilian samba musician Rogê already conquered Rio de Janeiro. Now, he's here to give the U.S. a taste of Brazil with his new album Curyman.

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Georgia's president on how her country is doing a year into the war in Ukraine

Monday, March 06, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Georgia President Salome Zourabichvili about how her country is faring a year into Russia's war in Ukraine.

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The second season of 'La Brega' tells the story of Puerto Rico through its music

Monday, February 27, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Alana Casanova-Burgess about the new season of the podcast La Brega, which tells a history of Puerto Rico through eight famous songs.

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How an infectious disease expert interprets conflicting reports on COVID-19's origins

Monday, February 27, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Dr. Michael Osterholm about what the general public can understand about the origins of COVID-19.

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In Ukraine, evidence mounts of Russian war crimes

Friday, February 24, 2023

A year into the war in Ukraine, evidence of alleged war crimes by Russian soldiers is mounting.

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EPA administrator says there are no concerns after derailment in East Palestine

Thursday, February 23, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Michael Regan, administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency, about the response after the train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio.

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A year in, the U.S. makes a pledge: 'Ukraine will decide what victory looks like'

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin says the U.S. wants to put Ukraine in the best position to end the war, but he declined to say if battlefield victories or diplomacy were the shared end goal.

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Sheryl Lee Ralph explains why she almost left showbiz — and what kept her going

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Sheryl Lee Ralph opens up about how she rediscovered her ability later in life, playing Barbara Howard in Abbott Elementary, and how she thinks about her success later in her life.

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This eating disorder expert is worried by new guidelines to treat childhood obesity

Friday, February 17, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Nooshin Kiankhooy, an eating disorders specialist, about concerns about new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics on treating childhood obesity.

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From 'Dreamgirls' to 'Abbot Elementary,' Sheryl Lee Ralph isn't leaving the spotlight

Friday, February 17, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Abbot Elementary's Sheryl Lee Ralph about her lengthy career and finding a spotlight later in life.

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Former EPA official weighs in on Ohio derailment response and concerns

Thursday, February 16, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Stan Meiburg, the former acting deputy administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency, about the train derailment that led to a toxic spill in East Palestine, Ohio.

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Encore: The impact gun violence is having on society's mental health

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

How is gun violence impacting our mental health as a society? NPR's Ari Shapiro asks psychologist Erika Felix how we should be taking care of ourselves amid countless stories of deadly mass shootings.

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Ever sing to your dog? One TikTok account shows just how universal it is

Friday, February 10, 2023

One musician on Instagram and TikTok has made a name for himself off something many of us do in the privacy of our own homes — singing made up songs to our dogs.

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USAID team leader on the rescue effort in Turkish cities hit hard by earthquake

Friday, February 10, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Stephen Allen, who is leading a USAID team on the ground in Turkey as part of the search and rescue effort.

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The push for a bill that would drive research into reparations for Black Americans

Thursday, February 09, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Democratic New York Congressman Jamaal Bowman about the effort to reintroduce H.R. 40, a bill that would create a task force to study reparations for Black Americans.

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Why a majority-Black city could wind up with a new white-appointed court system

Thursday, February 09, 2023

NPR's Juana Summer's speaks with Jackson, Miss., Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba on a new bill that would allow the state to create a separate court system for a district in the city.

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The 'doomsday' aftermath of the earthquake in Syria

Monday, February 06, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Wafaa Sadek, country director for International Medical Corps in Syria, about the earthquake's aftermath and how her team of medical professionals are responding.

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College Board responds to backlash over AP African American studies curriculum

Friday, February 03, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with College Board CEO David Coleman and director of Advanced Placement African American Studies Brandi Waters about curriculum changes that have drawn criticism.

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Outgoing NCAA President Mark Emmert defends his record

Thursday, February 02, 2023

Mark Emmert oversaw a tumultuous decade-plus as NCAA president. Now that he's stepping down in March, he joins NPR's Ari Shapiro for an exit interview.

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