Kelly McEvers

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Episode 812: High Rise, Low Returns

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

As a businessman, President Trump is known for his towering buildings. Today we tell the story of one of those skyscrapers and what it says about how and with whom Trump does business.

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Homeless In Los Angeles: A Growing Problem

Friday, December 08, 2017

The number of homeless people in the U.S. has gone up for the first time since 2010. Joryelle Marage tells NPR's Kelly McEvers about her experience being without permanent housing.

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The Genetic Divide Between NYC's Uptown And Downtown Rats

Friday, December 01, 2017

Fordham University graduate student Matthew Combs studies the DNA of New York City's rats. He found that rats living uptown are genetically distinct from rats living downtown.

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3 Generations Of Actresses Reflect On Hollywood, Harassment — And Hitchcock

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Actress Tippi Hedren talks with her daughter, actress Melanie Griffith, and her granddaughter, actress Dakota Johnson, about how being a woman in Hollywood has — and hasn't — changed over the years.

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For Country Music Industry And Artists, Gun Politics Presents A Minefield

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Country music long has been affiliated with the outdoors, small towns, hunting, and in turn, guns. Country music journalist Jonathan Bernstein talks about the dynamic between the two industries.

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Understanding How Trump Does Business And Who He Does It With

Monday, November 06, 2017

One of President Trump's signature projects during his days as a businessman was Trump SoHo in Manhattan. Now the Mueller investigation is reportedly looking into the finances of that project, developed by a firm called Bayrock. NPR's Embedded podcast looked at the checkered history of the Bayrock Group and one of its key figures, Felix Sater.

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Celebrity Chef John Besh Leaves Company After 25 Allegations Of Harassment

Thursday, October 26, 2017

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks to food critic Brett Anderson of The Times-Picayune about his reporting regarding sexual harassment in the prominent Besh Restaurant Group in New Orleans.

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How Politics Have Complicated Business For Kushner Companies

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Jared Kushner is both a Senior Advisor and son-in-law to President Trump, and, like the president, he and his family were in the real estate business before getting into politics. The Kushner Companies' troubled development on 5th Avenue in New York City shows how politics have complicated that business.

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These 'Paperbacks From Hell' Reflect The Real-Life Angst Of The 1970s

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Author Grady Hendrix's new book is a celebration of the lurid horror paperbacks of the 1970s, books that gave already frightened readers an endless supply of things to fear, from jellyfish to clowns.

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What Trump and His Associates Were up to Before Politics

Thursday, October 26, 2017

NPR's Kelly McEvers explains what members of the Trump administration were involved in before they began working in the White House. 

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Ex-Green Beret And NFL Player On His Role In, Reaction To Anthem Protests

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

When Nate Boyer saw Colin Kaepernick sit during the national anthem, he got mad, and wrote a letter that led to a discussion. Now as more athletes are kneeling, he has a new letter to all Americans.

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'The Apprentice' Creators Look Back

Thursday, October 05, 2017

Before he became president, Donald Trump was on the reality TV show, The Apprentice. From NPR's podcast Embedded, Kelly McEvers talks to people who were instrumental in the creation of that show about working with Trump. LANGUAGE ADVISORY: At 6:07 in the piece, the "god" in "goddamn" has been bleeped.

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Las Vegas Attack: A Timeline

Monday, October 02, 2017

The numbers out of Las Vegas are staggering: 59 dead, more than 500 wounded. This is how the nation's deadliest mass shooting in modern history played out.

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'This Is Their Film': Angelina Jolie Tells A Story Of Khmer Rouge Survival

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Jolie's new film, First They Killed My Father, is based on a memoir by Loung Ung, who was 5 years old when the Khmer Rouge rose to power in Cambodia.

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Amplified And Orbital: Queens Of The Stone Age's Josh Homme On Living In The Moment

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

The band's frontman and founder talks to Kelly McEvers about being "a now-ist," working with Mark Ronson and Iggy Pop and the dancey sound on the band's new record, Villains.

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I Saw His Humanity: 'Reveal' Host On Protecting Right-Wing Protester

Monday, August 28, 2017

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Al Letson, host of the podcast Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX, about protecting a man from being beaten at a Berkeley, Calif., anti-hate rally.

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On 'The Autobiography,' Vic Mensa Faces His Personal Demons And Emerges Stronger

Friday, July 28, 2017

The rapper tells stories of loss, love and violence on his new debut album. He speaks with Kelly McEvers about his childhood in Chicago and how he views his responsibility to the city today.

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What Happens Next With Obamacare Repeal

Friday, July 28, 2017

The Senate effort to undo the Affordable Care Act has failed. The promise of repeal has animated the Republican Party for seven years; the defeat was a devastating loss for the GOP and the president.

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Viral Video Of Man Tipping Over LA Street Vendor's Cart Fuels Protests

Friday, July 28, 2017

The video shows a man knocking over a Mexican vendor's cart. It's ignited tensions around street vending, which is both ubiquitous and illegal in LA, and about the racial discrimination vendors face.

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For Sen. John McCain, A Momentous Few Days

Friday, July 28, 2017

From his cancer diagnosis to his dramatic return to Washington to casting a decisive "no" vote on the health care repeal, Sen. John McCain had an eventful week.

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