Kelly McEvers

Kelly McEvers appears in the following:

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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Senate Republicans Continue Effort To Pass Health Care Law

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell forced Republicans to take a vote on a measure that would have repealed parts of Obamacare and saw that effort fail. The Senate will continue those efforts.

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Ex-U.S. Air Force Airman Responds To Trump's Military Ban On Transgender People

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Jordan Blisk, an ex-senior airman for the U.S. Air Force Reserves, about being trans in the military and implications of President Trump barring trans people from serving.

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Senate Health Care Debate To Dismantle Obamacare Continues

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

The Senate has another day of debate on healthcare. Tuesday a repeal and replace proposal fell short of the votes needed to pass and on Wednesday, lawmakers will take a vote on a repeal only option.

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Muslims In The U.S. Face Increased Discrimination, PEW Report Says

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

A newly-released poll from the Pew Research Center finds Muslims in the U.S. are facing increased discrimination but are optimistic about being both Muslim and American.

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U.K. Bans Gas And Diesel Cars Starting 2040: Electric Cars Are The Future

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Promoting a future of electric cars, the U.K. will ban sales of new gas and diesel vehicles by 2040. Many European politicians and regulators see electric autos as critical for reducing air pollution.

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Sessions Has Long Shown Unwavering Support For Trump

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

From his early endorsement of then-candidate Trump February 2016, through his time so far as Attorney General, Jeff Sessions has been one of the most loyal supporters of Trump and his populist agenda.

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Manafort Will Not Testify In Open Senate Judiciary Panel Hearing

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Paul Manafort, President Trump's former campaign chairman, reached a deal Tuesday with the Judiciary Committee to provide information to the panel. He will not testify in an open hearing.

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This 10-Pound Keyboard From The 1980s Is Making A Comeback

Friday, July 14, 2017

IBM's Model F keyboard was manufactured from 1981 until 1994 and cost hundreds of dollars. Computer aficionados treasure it, but it's hard to find these days. So one man is working to bring it back.

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'You're Never Too Old To Screw Up': Keegan-Michael Key On 'Friends From College'

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Key's new Netflix show is about how even in your 40s, you can still make mistakes. The actor tells NPR he never expected to make it in the entertainment industry: "I stumbled up into this," he says.

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'GLOW' Co-Creators Explain Why Wrestling Is Like Greek Theater

Friday, July 07, 2017

The Netflix show follows a 1980s women's wrestling circuit. Showrunner Carly Mensch says you can see wrestling as "super reductive" or see it as "storytelling at its most potently inclusive and epic."

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Before Her Teacher's Murder, This 'Keepers' Witness Was Already Living A Nightmare

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

In the docuseries The Keepers, Jean Wehner shares her story of being abused by her high school chaplain. She says the teacher she confided in may have been killed for knowing too much.

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Congress Has A Rich History Of Legislating In Secrecy

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

A small group of Senate Republicans is drafting a major healthcare bill in complete secrecy. Critics are calling for more transparency but it turns out Congress has a history of legislating in secret.

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Former New Mexico Governor Discusses His Role In Otto Warmbier Negotiations

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson on the death of American college student Otto Warmbier, who returned from North Korea in a coma last week.

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Eddie Izzard: Coming Out Gave Me The Confidence For Everything Else

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Fair warning: There are no actual jazz chickens in Eddie Izzard's new Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death and Jazz Chickens. But it does provide insight into what makes the acclaimed comedian tick.

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On 'Musas,' Natalia Lafourcade Celebrates Legends Of Latin Music

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

The Mexico City singer-songwriter talks to NPR's Kelly McEvers about her growing pride in her heritage and the importance of introducing younger listeners to Latin American musical history.

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Food Critic Now Halfway Through Taco-A-Day Quest. Will He Fold?

Friday, June 02, 2017

In January, Mike Sutter of the San Antonio Express-News began his great adventure by eating at a different joint every day for a year. And six months in, we thought we'd taco bout how it's going.

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'Rolling Stone' Founder Jann Wenner On 50 Years Of Rock And Roll History

Thursday, May 11, 2017

When Wenner started Rolling Stone, he says, other publications weren't taking rock and roll seriously. Since then, the magazine has documented five decades of music, politics and culture.

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Don't Be Fooled: 'Generation Wealth' Is More About Wanting Than Having

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Lauren Greenfield's 500-page photo collection shows toddlers in designer clothes and magnums of champagne. But it's also about how ostentatious displays of wealth have replaced real social mobility.

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What's Next? Sixth Season Of 'Veep' Probes Post-Presidential Life

Monday, May 08, 2017

Julia Louis-Dreyfus says growing up in Washington, D.C., and later living in Los Angeles helped her prepare for her role in the HBO comedy. "You're selling a brand of yourself," she says.

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