Connor Donevan

Connor Donevan appears in the following:

A Kandahar mosque attack exposes the Taliban's security challenges

Friday, October 15, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with George Washington University's Andrew Mines on what the suicide blast at a mosque in Afghanistan which killed dozens says about the Taliban's ability to maintain security.

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Facebook is under new scrutiny for it's role in Ethiopia's conflict

Monday, October 11, 2021

A whistleblower says Facebook's algorithms could be stoking tensions and fanning ethnic violence in Ethiopia.

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As COVID-19 Inundates Hospitals, Staff Is 'Emotionally Pulverized'

Thursday, September 02, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise talk with Dr. Aharon Sareli of Memorial Healthcare System in Florida and Dr. Adriano Goffi of Altus Lumberton Hospital in Texas about how COVID-19 surges are affecting their staffs.

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After Ida, Many In Louisiana Still Without Power And Water

Wednesday, September 01, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Jaclyn Hotard, president of St. John The Baptist Parish just west of New Orleans, about the rescue efforts after Hurricane Ida flooded the area.

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Loved Ones Mourn The Death Of Afghan Teen Who Fell From U.S. Evacuation Plane

Friday, August 20, 2021

Zaki Anwari, a member of Afghanistan's youth soccer team, died this week as he tried to cling to a U.S. military plane evacuating people from Kabul. He is remembered as a "very good human."

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How This Week Impacted Biden's Legacy And America's Standing In The World

Friday, August 20, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with the Ishaan Tharoor of The Washington Post and Charles Kupchan with the Council on Foreign Relations about the political ramifications of the fall of Afghanistan.

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How The U.S. Withdrawal From Afghanistan Has Affected Its Relationship With The U.K.

Thursday, August 19, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise talks with British Ambassador to the U.S. Karen Pierce about how the pullout from Afghanistan has impacted the so-called "special relationship" between the U.S. and the U.K.

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Congressman Crow On Pushing President Biden To Evacuate Afghan Allies

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Congressman Jason Crow, an Army veteran who served in Afghanistan, on being part of a bipartisan group of lawmakers urging President Biden to evacuate Afghan allies.

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Journalist Who Escaped The Taliban Is Trying To Evacuate Family Of Man Who Helped Him

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with David Rohde, online news director for The New Yorker, on his treatment while captured by the Taliban and efforts to get the family members of Tahir Luddin to safety.

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Rep. Elissa Slotkin Talks About What Went Wrong In Afghanistan

Monday, August 16, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin about signing a letter to President Biden calling to prioritize evacuating Afghan allies who face retaliation from the Taliban.

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The Rage And Wonder Of A Mother Unleashed (Literally)

Monday, July 26, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Rachel Yoder about her new novel, Night*****: a surrealistic exploration of the exhilaration and rage of motherhood, with a mom who just might be turning into a dog.

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CIA Director On America's Biggest Challenges

Friday, July 23, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with CIA Director William Burns about Russia, China and what keeps him up at night.

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The Ubiquitous, Confounding, Misunderstood 5 Stages Of Grief

Friday, July 23, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Radiolab producer Rachael Cusick about her search for Elizabeth Kübler-Ross, the psychiatrist behind the five stages of grief.

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Exiled Belarusian Opposition Leader Seeks Help In Washington

Monday, July 19, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with pro-democracy opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya of Belarus, who remains in exile after challenging her country's authoritarian president.

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What's Up For (Pointed) Discussion At Biden-Putin Summit

Friday, June 11, 2021

Cyber espionage, regional aggression, a crackdown on opposition politicians: there's a long list of provocations President Biden has to discuss when he meets Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Hesitant To Date Again, Even Post-Vaccination? You're Not Alone.

Friday, May 28, 2021

With vaccines making it safer to date in-person again, NPR spoke to several people about their hesitations and hopes in the world of dating after a year of solitude.

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Blinkin' In The Rain: Florida Bill Would Allow Hazard Lights In Stormy Weather

Thursday, May 27, 2021

A provision tucked away in a 38-page transportation bill grants Florida drivers the right to turn on their hazard lights while in motion.

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For Americans With Family In Israel And Gaza, The Conflict Hit Home — And Still Does

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Many stayed in constant touch with their loved ones during the hostilities. And despite the ceasefire, their fears and feelings about a conflict thousands of miles away are still raw.

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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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For Americans With Family In Gaza And Israel, The Faraway Conflict Hit Home

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

For Americans with family in Israel and Gaza, the recent fighting there hit close to home. Despite the cease-fire, their fears and feelings about a conflict thousands of miles away are still raw.

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