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Daniel Ellsberg, who leaked the Pentagon Papers, dies at 92

Sunday, June 18, 2023

Daniel Ellsberg, the whistleblower who leaked what's known as the "Pentagon Papers," has died at the age of 92. He said his whole focus was on truth-telling, even at the risk of going to prison.

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Indian Prime Minister Modi to visit the U.S.

Sunday, June 18, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks to Seema Sirohi – a columnist for The Economic Times – about Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's state visit to the US this week.

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Trump addressed his indictment at the annual convention of North Carolina Republicans

Sunday, June 11, 2023

Just days after being indicted by the Department of Justice, former President Donald Trump addressed the annual convention of North Carolina Republicans.

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The U.S. Army has been falling short of its recruitment targets

Sunday, June 11, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with U.S. Army Secretary Christine Wormuth about why the Army is struggling to recruit.

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Aisha Harris on her book 'Wannabe', which traces the pop culture that shaped her

Sunday, June 11, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks to fellow host, Aisha Harris, about her book, "Wannabe." It's about the music and movies that shaped her as a person and a critic. Harris hosts NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour.

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Tips to cope with wildfires, from a former wildland firefighter

Sunday, June 11, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe asks Life with Fire podcast host Amanda Monthai for advice on how to cope with wildfires, now and in the future.

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Weight loss surgery is becoming increasingly common to treat children with obesity

Sunday, June 11, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks with epidemiologist Sarah Messiah about the rise of bariatric surgery to treat severe obesity in children and teens in the U.S.

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Film composer Emile Mosseri on releasing his debut solo album

Sunday, June 11, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks with Emile Mosseri - known for his work scoring films - about his debut solo album.

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Politics chat: Trump's indictment may not affect his popularity with supporters

Sunday, June 11, 2023

What former President Trump's indictment on federal charges means for his political future and that of his key rivals.

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What to expect when Trump appears in federal court on Tuesday

Sunday, June 11, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks to Miami Herald federal courts reporter, Jay Weaver, about what to expect on Tuesday when former president Donald Trump is due in court in Florida.

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Southern Baptist leaders will decide the fate of congregations with women pastors

Sunday, June 11, 2023

Southern Baptist leaders are in New Orleans for their annual meeting. On the agenda this year, whether to uphold the expulsion of congregations that have women pastors.

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Remembering trailblazing economist William Spriggs

Sunday, June 11, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with Valerie Wilson of the Economic Policy Institute about the legacy of influential economist William Spriggs. Spriggs died last week.

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What declining Army recruitment numbers mean for the future of U.S. national security

Sunday, June 11, 2023

Analysis of what declining Army recruitment might mean for the U.S. moving forward.

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How the debt deal will affect social safety net programs and the climate

Sunday, June 04, 2023

We take a look at what the debt deal means for Americans in two key sectors: Social safety net programs, as well as energy and climate.

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Rachel Fleit's documentary 'Bama Rush' looks at sorority culture at a university

Sunday, June 04, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks with filmmaker Rachel Fleit about her new documentary "Bama Rush," which follows four young women who hope to join sororities at the University of Alabama.

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Darrin Bell's graphic memoir 'The Talk' references a shared experience among Black parents

Sunday, June 04, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial Darrin Bell about his graphic memoir, "The Talk." The title refers to talks about racism Black parents often give their kids.

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India's worst train accident in two decades has left several hundred injured

Sunday, June 04, 2023

We'll have the latest from India, where a horrific train derailment and crash on Friday resulted in at least 275 deaths and several hundred injuries.

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It's been a busy week in Iowa for Republican presidential hopefuls

Sunday, June 04, 2023

What a busy week of campaign events in Iowa means for the field of candidates vying for the Republican presidential nomination.

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Jonathan Butler on his jazz album 'Ubuntu'

Sunday, June 04, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks to South African musician Jonathon Butler about his new jazz album "Ubuntu," which was inspired his upbringing during the Apartheid and a Zulu philosophy of unity.

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A U.N. operation to prevent a disastrous oil spill is underway in the Red Sea

Sunday, June 04, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks to Doug Weir, research and policy director at the Conflict and Environment Observatory, about a plan to take 1.1 million barrels of oil off a decaying tanker in the Red Sea.

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