Chris Benderev

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Planes Chartered To Evacuate Americans And Others From Afghanistan Remain Grounded

Monday, September 06, 2021

Travelers have spent seven days waiting to depart from the northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif. At least 19 U.S. citizens and two green card holders are said to be among the group of about 600.

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Guinea's Military Declared A Coup. What Happens Next Is Uncertain

Monday, September 06, 2021

Members of Guinea's military arrested the country's president Sunday. Col. Mamady Doumbouya, the coup's leader, said he was dissolving the country's constitution and government.

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Jury Rejects Capital Gazette Gunman's Mental Illness Plea

Friday, July 16, 2021

A jury has found the gunman who killed five people at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, MD, in 2018, criminally responsible. His lawyers at argued that mental illness drove him to commit the shootings.

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Part 3: The Layoffs

Friday, June 25, 2021

One existential crisis follows the next.

Part 2: The Aftermath

Friday, June 25, 2021

Covering the trial of the man who killed your colleagues.

Part 1: The Attack

Friday, June 25, 2021

What happened as a gunman shot his way into the newsroom at the Capital Gazette?

'People Will Forget About Us': The Capital Gazette Shooting Survivors, Years Later

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

After the shooting at the Capital Gazette newspaper, the surviving staff resolve to rebuild their paper.

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The Capital Gazette: What The Newsroom Looks Like 2 Years After Shooting

Monday, March 01, 2021

In 2018, a gunman killed five staff members of the Capital Gazette after blasting his way into their Annapolis, Md., offices. The remaining staff has seen both traumas and triumphs in the years since.

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Have You Had An Argument About Social Distancing? Tell Us About It

Saturday, May 16, 2020

Are you in a dispute with close friends or relatives about "social distancing"? Are you in danger of becoming estranged from loved ones over these issues? NPR's Embedded podcast wants to know.

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Too Little, Too Much: How Poverty and Wealth Affect Our Minds

Thursday, October 04, 2018

We all know the downsides of being poor. But what about the downsides of being rich? This week, we explore the psychology of scarcity...and excess.

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Fresh Starts

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Unpredictable things happen to us all the time. On this week's radio episode, we bring you two stories of loss and the change it brings.

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For Young Workers In Central Appalachia Job Options Are Slim

Thursday, July 05, 2018

Despite a recent upturn in the industry, it's still difficult for young people to secure jobs working in coal. Embedded's Kelly McEvers and Chris Benderev report on a man from Central Appalachia.

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All He's Ever Wanted Is To Mine Coal. How Long Can He Chase His Dream?

Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Kyle Johnson is a young man who wants to be a coal miner more than anything. NPR's Embedded podcast follows his search for a job in a region where the future of coal is in question.

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Migrant Rescue Boat To Dock In Spain After Being Rejected By Italy And Malta

Sunday, July 01, 2018

The Open Arms, which rescued 60 migrants off Libya from a faltering dinghy, was denied port by Italy and Malta Saturday. The boat is now set to dock in Barcelona on Wednesday.

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Police Declare A Riot After Far-Right And Antifa Groups Clash In Portland, Ore.

Sunday, July 01, 2018

Portland Police made four arrests Saturday and five people were reported injured, including one officer, after the clashes in the city's downtown.

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Who Gets Power — And Why It Can Corrupt Even The Best Of Us

Friday, June 29, 2018

This week on Hidden Brain's radio show, we tackle a big topic: power. From our conflicted feelings toward the powerful, to the ways we gain and lose power ourselves, and how power can corrupt.

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'Cutting Edge' Program For Children With Autism And ADHD Rests On Razor-Thin Evidence

Monday, June 18, 2018

With 113 locations in the U.S., Brain Balance says its drug-free approach has helped tens of thousands of children. But experts say there's insufficient proof of its effectiveness.

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Don't Panic! What We Can Learn From Chaos

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Chaos is a part of all of our lives. Sometimes we try to control it. And other times, we just have to live with it.

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In The Coal Counties Of Central Appalachia, Will Trump's Promises Come True?

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Donald Trump promised coal miners: "You're going to be working your asses off!" NPR spent more than a year in the coal counties of central Appalachia and found hope, cynicism and some surprises.

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What Could Be Coming Next In Robert Mueller's Russia Investigation

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

NPR's Embedded asks what the special counsel's track record could suggest about the road ahead for the special counsel, the White House and Congress.

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