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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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What Russia Stands To Gain By Backing Belarus

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

After some European countries blocked access to Belarusian airlines after officials arrested an opposition journalist on a commercial flight, NPR asks an expert about Putin's support for Belarus.

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The U.S. Must Expedite Visas For Afghans Who Helped The U.S., Congressman Says

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, about the drawdown of U.S. military forces from Afghanistan, and his call to fast-track immigration visas for Afghans who helped the U.S.

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What Does A Path Forward Look Like For Israel And Palestinians?

Friday, May 14, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Mkhaimar Abusada, political science professor at Al-Azhar University in Gaza, and Israeli political analyst Akiva Eldar, about paths to a ceasefire in Israel.

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Gov. Kate Brown On Oregon's COVID-19 Spike

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Oregon Gov. Kate Brown about the recent spike in coronavirus cases in her state and her plans on reopening the economy.

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What Liz Cheney's Removal Means For The Future Of The GOP

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Republican strategist Antonia Ferrier and Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen on the future of the GOP after Wednesday's vote to remove Liz Cheney from leadership.

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'It Feels More Desperate Than 2020': Attorney On New Voting Restrictions

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Marc Elias, a voting rights attorney with Perkins Cole, about the bills proposed by Republican state legislators to restrict how and when to vote in their states.

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Rev. Al Sharpton Reflects After Delivering Andrew Brown Jr.'s Eulogy

Monday, May 03, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Rev. Al Sharpton, who delivered the eulogy at the funeral of Andrew Brown, Jr. He talks about the family's request to deliver special remarks and reflections.

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Congressional Democrat Says The Time Is Now For Federal Police Reform

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Democratic Congresswoman Karen Bass of California about the George Floyd police reform bill she's sponsoring and her talks with Republicans to help it pass in the Senate.

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Philonise Floyd And Attorney Ben Crump Reflect On Chauvin Verdict

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Philonise Floyd and his attorney Ben Crump about the guilty verdicts finding former officer Derek Chauvin responsible for the death of George Floyd.

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Congressman On Capitol Police Inspector General Testimony

Thursday, April 15, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Democratic Congressman Pete Aguilar of California about the testimony by the Capitol Police inspector general regarding the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

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Minnesota State Rep. Esther Agbaje: 'We Are Living In A Continuous State Of Trauma'

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Minnesota state Rep. Esther Agbaje about how the killing of Daunte Wright in the midst of the Chauvin Trial is affecting her constituents.

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Sen. Maria Cantwell on Infrastructure Meeting

Monday, April 12, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Democratic Sen. Maria Cantwell of Washington state about President Biden's meeting with a bipartisan group of members of Congress about his infrastructure proposal.

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Republicans Meet Biden's Infrastructure Plan With Skepticism

Monday, April 12, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Republican Congressman Garret Graves of Louisiana about President Biden's meeting with a bipartisan group of members of Congress about his infrastructure proposal.

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