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NPR's picks for 2021 books on current events

Sunday, December 19, 2021

From NPR's yearly reading list, Books We Love, three NPR colleagues share their suggestions for reads on current events.


Biden Envoy To Iran On What To Expect In Renewed Nuclear Talks

Tuesday, April 06, 2021

Iran and the U.S. are holding indirect talks on restarting the 2015 nuclear deal. Robert Malley, the Biden administration special envoy to Iran, says a deal would be in the interest of all Americans.


Huge Martian Crater 'Korolev' Appears Topped With Miles Of Pristine Snow

Friday, December 21, 2018

The European Space Agency's new images show a 51-mile-wide ice-filled depression in the surface of Mars caused by the impact of a meteorite or other celestial body.


Tornado Touches Down Near Seattle, Causing Damage But No Deaths

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

The Port Orchard twister was extremely rare, especially for December, says the National Weather Service. No serious injuries were reported, but homes and other buildings were affected by the storm.


U.S. Deports Dozens More Cambodian Immigrants, Some For Decades-Old Crimes

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Many were granted refugee status after fleeing U.S. bombing during the Vietnam War and the massacres of the Khmer Rouge, and know little about the country where they're being forced to return.


Former Bahraini Soccer Pro Awaits His Fate In A Thai Prison

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Hakeem al-Araibi, who had been living in Australia as a legal refugee, was detained in Bangkok at the start of a vacation and fears he will be tortured if sent back to Bahrain.


Texas Judge Allows Former Baylor Frat President To Sidestep Rape Charge

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Jacob Anderson pleaded no contest to unlawful restraint and won't have to register as a sex offender. He worked out a plea deal with prosecutors for counseling but no time behind bars.


Winter Storm Wallops Parts Of Southeastern U.S.

Monday, December 10, 2018

The National Weather Service warned of continued hazards as wintry conditions linger, particularly in Virginia and the Carolinas.


Facing Critical Labor Shortage, Japan Opens Door Wider To Foreign Workers

Friday, December 07, 2018

An aging population and low birth rate have led lawmakers to accept semi-skilled non-Japanese temporary laborers.


'Elvis Presley' Helps Pedestrians Cross The Street In German Town

Thursday, December 06, 2018

Friedberg, where the American rock legend served in the U.S. Army, has installed traffic lights that honor Presley.


True Crime Podcast Leads To Arrest Of Ex-Rugby Star Over Wife's Disappearance

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

When Australian Chris Dawson's wife went missing in 1982, he claimed she had joined a religious cult. Now he is under arrest for her alleged murder.