Kelly McEvers appears in the following:
Saturday, May 16, 2020
Are you in a dispute with close friends or relatives about "social distancing"? Are you in danger of becoming estranged from loved ones over these issues? NPR's Embedded podcast wants to know.
Friday, May 15, 2020
An evangelical pastor shared a Facebook meme calling concerns about the coronavirus "mass hysteria." He later died of COVID-19. Then his family became the target of online harassment.
Wednesday, November 27, 2019
The government says domestic terrorism is a top national security threat, and is on the rise. School teachers throughout the country are struggling to find ways to prevent students from radicalizing.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
After the August shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, authorities started arresting people they suspected of planning more violence. NPR's Embedded podcast took a look at one of these arrests.
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Mitch McConnell's early political races provide clues on how he approaches politics, and how the Kentucky Republican ultimately ascended to the position of Senate Majority Leader.
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is one of the least popular politicians in the country, and yet he has exerted significant power over the direction of the U.S. government.
Thursday, July 11, 2019
In 1990, Mitch McConnell returned a $1,000 campaign donation from Donald Trump, who was in severe financial trouble. It's a view into a complicated relationship between two very different politicians.
Friday, November 02, 2018
In Florida, about 1.5 million people are barred from voting because they have a past felony conviction. To get back the right to vote, they have to ask the governor directly. This year, voters will decide whether to change this practice.
Friday, August 10, 2018
Nageeb Alomari is an American citizen from Yemen. When the civil war started there, Alomari decided to bring his wife and daughters to the U.S. But then President Trump imposed the travel ban.
Thursday, August 09, 2018
This summer, the Supreme Court upheld the Trump administration's travel ban, meaning people from Libya, Iran, Somalia, Syria, Yemen, North Korea, and Venezuela cannot get visas to the U.S. But there is an exception: waivers.
Thursday, July 05, 2018
Despite a recent upturn in the industry, it's still difficult for young people to secure jobs working in coal. Embedded's Kelly McEvers and Chris Benderev report on a man from Central Appalachia.
Wednesday, July 04, 2018
Kyle Johnson is a young man who wants to be a coal miner more than anything. NPR's Embedded podcast follows his search for a job in a region where the future of coal is in question.
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Donald Trump promised coal miners: "You're going to be working your asses off!" NPR spent more than a year in the coal counties of central Appalachia and found hope, cynicism and some surprises.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
NPR's Embedded asks what the special counsel's track record could suggest about the road ahead for the special counsel, the White House and Congress.
Monday, February 12, 2018
The name "George Papadopoulos" became associated with Donald Trump in March of 2016, when the then-presidential candidate listed him among his foreign policy team. Now, nearly two years later, Papadopoulos has pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, and is believed to be the reason for the start of the Russia investigation.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
The story of the standoff between federal agents and a fringe religious group called the Branch Davidians — suspected of stockpiling weapons — is now being retold in a six-part miniseries.
Monday, January 15, 2018
January is one of the coldest months out West. Three towns in Minnesota, Colorado and Wyoming have historically claimed the title of "Ice Box of the Nation." But, there can only be one. International Falls, Minn., did legally secure the title in 2008, but the other two towns still unofficially claim it.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Historian and author Randall Hansen's book, Fire And Fury: The Allied Bombing Of Germany 1942-1945, has been mistaken by buyers for Michael Wolff's Trump exposé and selling out.
Monday, January 01, 2018
It's been 18 years since the Buffalo Bills were in the NFL playoffs. That streak ended yesterday.
Monday, January 01, 2018
Movies starring women did the best at the box office in 2017. The top three spots for highest grossing domestic films featured female lead roles.