Connor Donevan

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Biden's national security adviser doubles down on Taiwan policy after Pelosi visit

Wednesday, August 03, 2022

Jake Sullivan, the president's national security adviser, discusses the war in Ukraine, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan and the U.S. drone strike that took out al-Qaida's leader.

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In extended-stay hotels, one writer sees a solution to lots of housing problems

Monday, August 01, 2022

Slate staff writer Henry Grabar tells NPR's Ailsa Chang why he thinks a return of extended-stay hotels — once a fixture of American cities — could help with today's housing market dysfunction.

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Encore: Margo Jefferson's new memoir is like a kaleidoscope into someone's life

Thursday, July 21, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Pulitzer Prize-winner Margo Jefferson about her memoir, Constructing A Nervous System, in which she tells her story through the creators and art that shaped her.

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These gun deaths didn't make national headlines, but they left a devastating mark

Saturday, July 16, 2022

To understand the impact gun deaths are having on the U.S., you need to know about the deaths that don't make the headlines.

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A look at one of the thousands of gun deaths that didn't make national headlines

Monday, July 11, 2022

In one year, 45,000 died by gun in the U.S. Most of those lives were taken one by one in homicides or suicides. They didn't make national headlines but left huge holes in their communities.

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A passenger recounts the moment the Amtrak train derailed: 'It was hell on Earth'

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

A passenger on board the Amtrak train that crashed into a truck and derailed in Missouri on Monday, killing four people, has described the harrowing moment when his carriage rolled.

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Amtrak passenger recalls the trail derailment in Missouri

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Chad Hoffman, who was a passenger on the Amtrak train that derailed on Monday in Northeast Missouri.

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Helium prices are blowing up. Here's what is causing the increase

Friday, June 17, 2022

When it comes to the global helium supply this year, "everything that could go wrong has gone wrong," says one analyst. That affects everything from birthday balloons to superconducting magnets.

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Werner Herzog's new novel is a story of the jungle and obsession and delusion

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with filmmaker Werner Herzog about his debut novel, The Twilight World. It tells the story of Hiroo Onoda, the Japanese soldier who kept fighting decades after the end of WWII.

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There's a new plan to regulate cryptocurrencies. Here's what you need to know

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Two senators have unveiled a new bill with bipartisan support. But skeptics are already warning it's a step backwards and is far too crypto-friendly.

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The election system shuddered in 2020. Now, there are fears of an attack within

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

The election system shuddered in 2020 as Donald Trump sought to overturn the result. Now, election deniers and defenders have eyes on the nuts and bolts of the process itself.

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Preparing the election system for poll workers who think it's rigged

Monday, May 02, 2022

In Michigan, election administrators are preparing for the possibility of new poll workers who believe President Trump's lies about a stolen election.

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They played a crucial role in confirming Biden's 2020 win. Now, they're out of a job

Monday, May 02, 2022

After the 2020 election, then-President Trump told Republican canvassers not to certify the results giving Biden a victory. Some say they've been removed from their posts for resisting that pressure.

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A new Iron Curtain is eroding Norway's hard-won ties with Russia on Arctic issues

Saturday, April 30, 2022

The countries share a border. Along the frontier, residents say a new barrier has disrupted everything from Arctic climate action and nuclear waste control to trade and cross-border sports leagues.

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Election denialism beliefs animate some GOP candidates in Michigan

Friday, April 29, 2022

Michigan was a focal point in Trump's effort to overturn the 2020 election. Zach Gorchow of Gongwer News Service tells NPR's Ailsa Chang that election misinformation still looms large there.

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Margo Jefferson's new memoir is like a kaleidoscope into someone's life

Friday, April 15, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Margo Jefferson about her new memoir called Constructing A Nervous System.

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Judge Jackson is the 1st, but hopefully not last, Black woman Supreme Court Justice

Friday, April 08, 2022

A day after her Supreme Court confirmation, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson paid tribute to the path-breaking Black Americans who she said did the heavy lifting which made this moment possible.

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Refugees from other wars see themselves in fleeing Ukrainians

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

More than 3.4 million people have fled Ukraine. As that number grows, refugees from other conflicts reflect on their experience of fleeing their home country and what life is like now.

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Refugees from other wars see themselves in fleeing Ukrainians

Friday, March 18, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with people about the experience of being a refugee, how fleeing their home country has affected their life and what life is like now.

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The new novel 'Peach Blossom Spring' asks: Can you belong to more than one home?

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Melissa Fu about her debut novel Peach Blossom Spring, a multigenerational story of war and migration inspired by her father's life.

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