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Connor Donevan

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5 years after U.S. left Iran nuclear deal, more enriched Uranium and much less trust

Tuesday, May 30, 2023

It's been five years since the U.S. pulled out of the nuclear deal. How close is Iran to a bomb? What can the U.S. do to stop them? And how are regional and global shifts changing the equation?


Why the U.S. builds more three-car garages than one-bedroom apartments

Monday, May 08, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Henry Grabar about his book Paved Paradise. It makes the case that Americans' pursuit of abundant parking is upending our cities and our lives.


New emissions rules can only be met if automakers can sell lots of EVs soon

Monday, April 17, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang and Keith Barry of Consumer Reports discuss whether now is a good time to buy a new electric vehicle, or whether it's best to wait.


Rep. Chu warns anti-China rhetoric could open the door to xenophobia

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

There's increasingly bipartisan consensus that China represents a threat to the U.S. NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Rep. Judy Chu, D-Calif., about why some anti-China rhetoric worries her.


A task force in California considers how to compensate the descendants of slaves

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

California's Reparations Task Force has to answer a thorny question: how to calculate compensation for the descendants of slaves. Kamilah Moore chairs the task force.


Exiled opposition leader doesn't want the world to forget about oppression in Belarus

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with exiled Belarusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya. After being tried in absentia, she was recently convicted to 15 years in prison on charges of treason.


'I can dream it, but I can't afford it': The stark reality of life in Iran right now

Monday, February 27, 2023

It's been more than five months since the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in police custody, which sparked mass protests in Iran. But part of what fueled them was a sense of economic desperation.


Iran's government has tamped down most protests. But anger and desperation persist

Thursday, February 16, 2023

A government crackdown has successfully scared demonstrators off the streets in most of Iran, but conversations with regular people reveal a simmering frustration with the regime.


Where does Iran go now?

Thursday, February 16, 2023

Iran's government has barely given an inch after months of widespread protests. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly asks Ali Vaez, the Iran Project's director at the International Crisis Group, what happens next.


'I can dream it, but I can't afford it': Iranians on their bleak economy

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Iranians of all political stripes complain of a dead-end economy. Some blame U.S. sanctions while others fault government mismanagement and corruption.


In Tehran, forgoing a headscarf is a quiet, daring protest

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Mahsa Amini's death after an alleged violation of Iran's strict dress code sparked months of protests. Now, Tehran's streets are crowded with women with uncovered hair: an act of bravery and dissent.


Fireworks and 'Death to the dictator': Iranians assess the Revolution, 44 years on

Sunday, February 12, 2023

Following protests and crackdowns over the past five months, authorities held events to mark the 1979 Revolution this week. They show Iranians have mixed feelings about their nation.


Foreign minister says Iranians can freely voice ideas despite thousands detained

Thursday, February 09, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Iran's foreign minister about free expression, Americans being held prisoner in his country and the future of the Iran nuclear deal.


In Iran, NPR sees anger and desperation. Its government tells us nothing is wrong

Thursday, February 09, 2023

In an interview with NPR in Tehran, Iran's foreign minister dismisses the protests that have spread in the wake of Mahsa Amini's death, saying "nothing important had happened."


A political standoff over the debt ceiling could harm the U.S. economy

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

As the U.S. creeps towards its debt ceiling and a political standoff takes shape, NPR's Juana Summers speaks with two of the negotiators who helped broker a deal to raise the debt limit in 2011.


How one Republican congressman is making sense of last week's chaos

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with veteran Republican Congressman Pete Sessions of Texas about how he's making sense of last week's chaos in electing Kevin McCarthy as House speaker.


What it means for exonerees to be compensated after a wrongful conviction

Monday, December 26, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Malcolm Alexander and Frederick Clay, who spent decades in prison after wrongful convictions, about what it means to receive monetary compensation after exoneration.


Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried's lawyer parents face scrutiny

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Wall Street Journal reporter Justin Baer about former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried's parents, Joseph Bankman and Barbara Fried.


Americans are concerned about their economy, and the global economic outlook is worse

Friday, October 21, 2022

Inflation and fears of a recession are dominating headlines in the U.S., and a series of global crises means that the economic outlook is even more precarious in some other parts of the world.


Democratic Rep. Cori Bush on her memoir and her 'politivist' approach to Congress

Tuesday, October 04, 2022

Rep. Cori Bush, D-Mo., talks with NPR's Juana Summers about her memoir, The Forerunner. It details the sometimes harrowing struggles that shaped her political rise.