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Iran's attack on Israel raises fear of regional conflict

Monday, April 15, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with former Israeli intelligence official Sima Shina about Iran's unprecedented attack on Israel, what might come next, and the risks for the Middle East and beyond.


Paul Rusesabagina of 'Hotel Rwanda' fame and his daughter criticize the government

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Paul Rusesabagina, whose life inspired the movie Hotel Rwanda, and his daughter, Anaise Kanimba, have been vocal critics of Rwanda's current president, Paul Kagame.


Remembrance and reconciliation, 30 years after the Rwandan genocide began

Monday, April 08, 2024

It's been 30 years since the Rwandan genocide began in 1994. In some places today, survivors of the genocide live side-by-side with perpetrators, so-called reconciliation villages.


The real BBC booker on how she convince Prince Andrew to go on record about Epstein

Friday, April 05, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Sam McAlister, who persuaded Prince Andrew to go on record about his friendship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. It's the subject of new movie: Scoop.


Amor Towles checked in to the Beverly Hills Hotel to edit new novella

Tuesday, April 02, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with author Amor Towles about his new short story collection Table for Two and how his novella picked up Eve's story where he left off in Rules of Civility.


Garrard Conley's novel "All the World Beside" combines faith and love

Friday, March 29, 2024

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with author Garrard Conley about his new novel All the World Beside.


Netanyahu wants 'total victory' over Hamas. What would that even look like?

Friday, March 22, 2024

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he seeks "total victory" over Hamas. NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer speaks with Middle East expert Daniel Byman about what that means for Gaza.


How six more years under Putin will shape the war in Ukraine

Monday, March 18, 2024

NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks with Dara Massicot of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace about how Vladimir Putin's reelection impacts the war in Ukraine.


Generations after Trinity Test, New Mexico downwinders seek compensation

Thursday, March 07, 2024

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Tina Cordova, a downwinder of the Trinity Test and a cancer survivor, and Sen. Ben Ray Lujan about their fight to get compensation for New Mexico radiation victims.


How foreign conflict can shape an electorate

Tuesday, March 05, 2024

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Michael Bustamante, a University of Miami professor and author of Cuban Memory Wars, about how foreign conflicts can shape the voting patterns of immigrant communities.


McConnell is stepping down from leadership. Here's how he got there

Friday, March 01, 2024

This week, Mitch McConnell announced he will step down as Republican leader in the Senate. NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with journalist and biographer Michael Tackett about McConnell's career.


How the Underground Railroad got its name

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with journalist Scott Shane, who traced the naming of the Underground Railroad back to the writings of the little-known 19th century abolitionist Thomas Smallwood.


Looking back on two years of war in Ukraine

Thursday, February 22, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks to Ukrainian writer Artem Chapeye about two years of war in Ukraine.


Could a Rafah offensive be a breaking point in Biden's support of Israel?

Monday, February 12, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with ex-Middle East envoy Dennis Ross, of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, about the deteriorating relationship between the U.S. and Israel.


Why America can't seem to fix its broken immigration system

Wednesday, February 07, 2024

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Theresa Cardinal Brown, the Bipartisan Policy Center's senior adviser for immigration and border policy, about why America has struggled to fix its immigration problem.


Violent crime is dropping across the county, so why do Americans feel less safe?

Thursday, February 01, 2024

Cities across the country are seeing the number of violent crimes drop. Yet, Americans feel less safe. We speak with three reporters on what's actually happening in their cities.


The long history between Boeing and the U.S. government

Wednesday, January 17, 2024

A look into how the relationship between the federal government and Boeing has evolved, and what the past Boeing safety crises might tell us about the current one.


Matt Hay gradually went deaf. But music helped him partially hear again

Friday, January 12, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to author Matt Hay, who has struggled with his hearing since he was a kid, about his new book Soundtrack of Silence.


How E.J. Koh drew on her own family members' experiences to write 'The Liberators'

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with author E.J. Koh about her novel, The Liberators. In just over 200 pages, the story covers generations, wars and geopolitical upheaval.


Doctor details struggles and horrors of working in a Gaza hospital

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Dr. Seema Jilani, who spent two weeks working with the International Rescue Committee in the emergency room of the al-Aqsa hospital in Gaza.