Kelly McEvers

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'We All Have To Do Something': Nina Jacobson On Diversifying Hollywood

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

No one knows the struggles and successes of women in Hollywood better than Nina Jacobson, the producer of the Hunger Games movies. NPR catches up with one of the most powerful women in the business.


Deaths Persist In Youth And Student Football Despite Safety Efforts

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

At least 19 young football players have died so far in 2015. Pediatricians are calling for changes in the way the game is played, including a move to non-tackle games.


California Law Adds New Twist To Abortion, Religious Freedom Debate

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

A California law will soon require pregnancy centers that oppose abortion to provide notice to their clients of the availability of abortion services in the state. Clinics are crying foul — and suing.


Kevin McCarthy Could Be The Next Speaker. Is He Still A 'Bakersfield Boy'?

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Many of McCarthy's Bakersfield, Calif., constituents like him, but he's riled some Latinos over immigration and been criticized by conservatives for compromising.


The Surreal Reasons Girls Are Disappearing In El Salvador: #15Girls

Monday, October 05, 2015

Refuse to share a pencil, reject a boy, say no to your imprisoned dad — all of these can get a teen girl killed in El Salvador's gang war.


After The Pope's Visit, Boehner Decides 'Today's The Day To Do This'

Friday, September 25, 2015

House Speaker John Boehner delivered remarks to the press Friday on his decision to resign, and President Obama offered comments on the resignation, as well.


Obama And Xi Emerge From Meeting With Big-Ticket Promise On Climate

Friday, September 25, 2015

Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Obama agreed on at least one thing this week: They need to coordinate action to lower greenhouse gas emissions to combat climate change.


New Contemporary Art Museum In Los Angeles Engages Kids With Audio Tours

Monday, September 21, 2015

The Broad contemporary art museum opened in Los Angeles this weekend, and NPR explores how the museum's audio tour addresses the challenge of how talk to kids about contemporary art.


Gangs Demand That San Salvador's Buses Stop Running, But Why?

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

The reasons behind the bus shutdown aren't clear, but the results have been tragic: nine drivers assassinated and a city in turmoil.


Texas Bikers Arrested After Waco Shootout Say They Are Innocent

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Ester and Walt Weaver are among the 177 people jailed after a fight between rival motorcycle clubs in May. They say the guns they carried are legal and they weren't part of the clubs or the violence.


Police, Civilians Navigate Tense Relationship On LA's Skid Row

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

NPR's Kelly McEvers and Tom Dreisbach go to Los Angeles' Skid Row to investigate the tensions between the people who live there and the police.


Quiz Time! Take A Guess At These Presidential Tech Firsts

Monday, February 16, 2015

On Presidents Day, we consider some presidential firsts when it comes to new technologies. Play along: Who was the first president to have a telephone? How about the first to ride on a steamboat?


Workers Should Be Prepared To Start Over In New Jobs, Stats Show

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

A recent study by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that baby boomers have held 10 to 11 jobs, on average, by the time they reach age 46.


Pentagon Identifies World War II Veteran Featured In NPR/ProPublica Investigation

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

After a long legal battle waged by a family member, the remains of Pvt. Arthur "Bud" Kelder have been identified by the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command.


Saudi King Abdullah, Who Laid Foundation For Reform, Dies

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Abdullah put forward the Arab Peace Initiative for a deal with Israel, cracked down on al-Qaida within the kingdom, and became known as a ruler committed to reform. But the moves were limited.

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Another Shooting Puts Albuquerque Police Back In The Spotlight

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

On Tuesday night, officers shot and killed a suspect who they say fired at them.


To Fight ISIS, You Have To Understand Its Ideology

Thursday, December 11, 2014

When we talk about the militant group that calls itself the Islamic State, we often hear officials and pundits say they un-Islamic. But religious and regional experts say the group do...


One Village's Story: How Ebola Began And How It Ends

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

A father brought his teenage son back from the capital. The boy fell ill. The parents blamed an attack by a magical leopard. But it was Ebola.


Campaign Rallies Resume In Liberia, Raising Uncertainty Over Ebola Risk

Sunday, November 30, 2014

In Liberia's capital, Ebola precautions are easing and people are gathering again in crowds to hear speeches for upcoming elections. But some say it's too early for Liberia to let its guard down.


Ebola Is Changing Course In Liberia. Will The U.S. Military Adapt?

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The U.S. had planned to build 17 treatment units across Liberia, one in each county's major town. Now that more cases are appearing in remote areas, the Army may need to rethink its strategy.