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OJ murder case put race in America on trial

Thursday, April 11, 2024

OJ Simpson's family announced that he died of cancer Wednesday at age 76. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with sports writer Dave Zirin about the contradictions of the football star acquitted of murder.


Previews and predictions for NCAA men's final four

Friday, April 05, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with TNT Sports sideline reporter and bracketology expert Andy Katz about final four predictions, championship X-factors and indelible moments from this year's bracket.


Investigative journalists track suspected cartel boss using his google reviews

Thursday, April 04, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with open source researcher Connor Plunkett, about his report with Bellingcat titled "Kinahan Cartel: Wanted Narco Boss Exposes Whereabouts by Posting Google Reviews."


Why Tuesday's earthquake in Taiwan was so much less destructive than the one in 1999

Wednesday, April 03, 2024

Taiwan was rocked Tuesday by a 7.4 magnitude earthquake that hit off the coast. But the causalities and destruction are minimal compared to a devastating earthquake that the island nation in 1999.


The interpreter for Dodgers' Shohei Ohtani is fired amid gambling and theft scandal

Friday, March 22, 2024

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks to LA Times columnist Gustavo Arellano about MLB player Shohei Ohtani's interpreter, who allegedly stole millions of dollars from the player to cover up gambling debts.


Humanitarian groups scramble to provide aid in Gaza as famine is 'imminent'

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Médecins Sans Frontières Secretary General Chris Lockyear about the view from Gaza, and how the organization is operating there.


Female genital mutilation is illegal in The Gambia. But maybe not for much longer

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Jaha Dukureh, the founder of Safe Hands for Girls, a Gambian group that aims to end female genital mutilation. Lawmakers there advanced a bill that would end its FGM ban.


Why one AI expert was pleased Biden addressed AI during his State of the Union

Friday, March 08, 2024

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Fei Fei Li, the co-director of the Human-Centered AI Institute at Stanford University, about President Biden's State of the Union remarks about harnessing the power of AI.


Secretary Buttigieg defends Biden's comments from State of the Union speech

Friday, March 08, 2024

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg about President Biden's State of the Union address.


Lebron James reaches 40,000 points, and doesn't look like he'll stop anytime soon

Monday, March 04, 2024

Ailsa Chang talks to Ben Golliver of the Washington Post about Lebron's latest career milestone — and how he keeps on scoring, despite being the oldest player in the league.


The fickle, golden magic of the Yosemite "Fire Fall"

Thursday, February 29, 2024

For a few weeks each year, Horsetail Fall at Yosemite national park glows gold just before sunset. They call it the "Fire Fall." But it only happens if conditions are perfect.


Biden campaign co-chair reacts to 'uncommitted' votes in Michigan

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with the co-chair of the Biden campaign Mitch Landrieu about the Michigan primary results and challenges for the campaign moving forward.


The North Korean forced labor program supplying seafood around the world

Monday, February 26, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with journalist Ian Urbina about how upwards of 100,000 North Koreans have been sent to work in China, often in conditions of captivity.


Scientists in the Florida Keys haven't had great success revitalizing coral reefs

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Katey Lesneski, research coordinator for coral restoration at the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. She's been checking on restored corals, which struggled in 2023.


Writer Phillip B. Williams brought the power of conjuring into his debut novel 'Ours'

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with writer Phillip B. Williams about his debut novel, Ours, a sprawling American epic that centers on a woman who frees enslaved people and builds a hidden town for them.


Haley vows to stay in the race, regardless of what happens in South Carolina primary

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Matthew Moore, former chair of South Carolina's state GOP, about Nikki Haley's decision to stay in the presidential race ahead of the South Carolina primary.


What layoffs in the video game industry mean for developers and the games we love

Monday, February 19, 2024

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with video game journalist Rebekah Valentine about the trends that are driving layoffs across the industry.


Thousands of Palestinians try to survive Israel strikes on Rafah

Friday, February 09, 2024

NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer speaks with Hisham Mhanna from the International Committee of the Red Cross about Israeli military strikes in Rafah, where more than a million Palestinians have taken refuge.


Remembering Henry Fambrough, the last original member of The Spinners

Thursday, February 08, 2024

We remember Henry Fambrough, the last original member of the R&B group The Spinners, who died this week. He was 85.


The U.S. is demanding Iran rein in its proxy groups. Is that actually possible?

Tuesday, February 06, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Norman Roule, a veteran of the CIA and former mission manager for Iran for the Director of National Intelligence, about the so-called "Axis of Resistance."