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Ukraine's ambassador to the U.S. outlines consequences if Western funds end

Thursday, January 04, 2024

Oksana Markarova, Ukraine's ambassador to the United States, talks with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly about the latest development in the war with Russia.

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New California law restricts carrying guns in public. For now

Tuesday, January 02, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with UCLA law professor Adam Winkler about a new California law that restricts guns from most public places, even for gun owners with concealed carry permits.

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A look at NPR music's best songs of 2023

Friday, December 15, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with music critic Ann Powers about NPR's interactive "Best Songs of 2023" online tool.

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What journalism can do to protect democracy during the 2024 election

Friday, December 08, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with former Washington Post editor and author of Collision of Power Martin Baron about what a second Trump term could mean for the U.S. and democracy.

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A new novel explores the poetic and mundane of life in space

Tuesday, December 05, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with author Samantha Harvey about her new book Orbital, which examines the fascinating mundane-ness of outer space from the perspective of an international space station.

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Former clerk remembers Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's legacy

Friday, December 01, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Justin Driver, former clerk for Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, about O'Connor's life and legacy.

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How one family gave a Cardinals linebacker a ride from the gas station to the stadium

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

After Cardinals linebacker Jesse Luketa got stuck with a flat tire before a game on Sunday, an Arizona family helped him make it to the stadium.

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Jezebel is resurrected by 'Paste' magazine

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

The online publication Jezebel was been acquired and brought back by the pop culture magazine Paste. Jezebel shut down earlier this month after 16 years.

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The new reality of 4-year-old Abigail Edan, the first American hostage freed by Hamas

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Noa Naftali and Liz Hirsh Naftali, cousin and great-aunt of Abigail Edan, who was held hostage by Hamas for 50 days and released Friday.

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The U.S. and China agree to curb fentanyl. Will it work?

Thursday, November 16, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with reporter Ben Westhoff, author of Fentanyl, Inc., about President Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping's agreement to curb fentanyl precursor chemical production in China.

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We were interviewing a Palestinian farmer. Then the drone and soldiers appeared

Monday, November 13, 2023

There are days when you head out to report a story, and you think you know where it's going. And then it spins in an entirely different direction. This is the story of one such day.

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In the shops of Jerusalem, empty seats and anguished hearts are all that's left

Saturday, November 11, 2023

The Old City of Jerusalem is thousands of years old. People from all over the world travel here to see the expansive history and the foundation of religions and empires — until now.

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Anger and sadness about the state of Gaza dominate at Hitteen refugee camp in Jordan

Friday, November 10, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly visits the Hitteen U.N. Refugee camp for Palestinians in Zarqa, Jordan, and talks to residents about the war between Israel and Hamas.

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Who's to blame for the war between Israel and Hamas? Jordanian women look to America

Friday, November 10, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with four women who are social influencers in Amman, Jordan — where the majority of the population is of Palestinian origin — about their thoughts on the war in Israel.

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The Israel-Hamas war is at risk of spreading out into the Middle East

Thursday, November 09, 2023

Concern about a spread of the Israel-Hamas war ripples across the Middle East - as does growing anger at the U.S. for supporting Israel.

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Far from Gaza, the war between Israel and Hamas upends lives

Wednesday, November 08, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly reports from the occupied West Bank on how Israeli military and settlers hassle Palestinian farmers as they try to pick their olive harvest. The report takes a dramatic turn.

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Shopkeepers in Jerusalem face difficulties in sustaining their businesses

Wednesday, November 08, 2023

Shopkeepers are struggling to keep their businesses alive inside Jerusalem following the Oct. 7 attacks.

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Former Mossad official says to secure Israel, you have to destroy Hamas

Tuesday, November 07, 2023

Zohar Palti, former Director of Intelligence of the spy agency the Mossad, talks about how this war started and how it ends.

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For this Israeli general, the horror of Oct. 7 meant a return to the battlefield

Tuesday, November 07, 2023

Yair Golan, a member of Israel's parliament and a major general in the reserves of Israel's military, talks about his instinct the morning of the Hamas attacks to put on his uniform and step in.

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Israel's spy agency is one of the best. How did it not foresee Hamas' attacks?

Monday, November 06, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with former Mossad agent Sima Shine about the intelligence failure that the Oct. 7 attacks represent for security services in Israel.

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