Leila Fadel

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The Search Continues For The Hundreds Who Are Missing After California Wildfires

Monday, November 19, 2018

In Northern California, authorities continue to sift through the ashes of the deadly Camp Fire. Each day, they find the remains of a few people while the list of those who are missing grows.

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Wildfires Razed Calif. Neighborhoods But What About Untouched Homes?

Monday, November 19, 2018

How do you go back to a place where there is no community and it's just your home left standing after a wildfire? This is question facing some people in California who ponder their next move.

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Reporting On Mass Shootings: A Familiar Heartbreaking Script

Sunday, November 11, 2018

In the past year, NPR's Leila Fadel has had to report on the mass shooting in Las Vegas, and last week's shooting in Thousand Oaks, Calif., that left 13 dead, including the gunman.

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Investigation Continues Into Motive Behind California Bar Shooting

Saturday, November 10, 2018

The investigation continues into the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, Calif. earlier this week. Authorities are still trying to discern a motive.

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Mourning Thousand Oaks Community Now Threatened By Wildfires

Friday, November 09, 2018

Authorities are continuing to investigate what happened Wednesday night when a gunman killed 12 people in a mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, Calif. They are looking for a possible motive.

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What We Know So Far About What Happened During Shooting In Thousand Oaks, Calif.

Thursday, November 08, 2018

Twelve people, including a sheriff's sergeant, were shot and killed at a bar in Thousand Oaks, Calif., Wednesday night. The gunman is also dead.

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Record Number Of LGBTQ Candidates Elected

Thursday, November 08, 2018

On election night hundreds of LGBTQ candidates ran for office and many made history, including the first openly gay governor in Colorado and the first lesbian Native American congresswoman in Kansas.

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Muslims Hope To 'Wake Up' At The Ballot Box This Year

Monday, November 05, 2018

Though Muslims make up a small voting bloc, their votes can matter in close elections. This year, many feel a renewed sense of urgency to choose leaders that will represent them.

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Survey Suggests 'Manels' — All-Male Panels — Are Still The Norm

Thursday, November 01, 2018

Men outnumbered women 2 to 1 as private event speakers over the last five years, a survey by event software company Bizzabo found.

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Muslims Are Having A Hollywood Moment

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

More and more sitcoms and dramas on TV and online feature Muslim characters and storylines. That is due, in part, to a new crop of Muslim writers, comedians and actors creating the shows themselves.

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Democrats See Nevada As 'The Model' For A Blue Wave

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

In 2016, Nevada flipped the statehouse from red to blue and sent the nation's first Latina senator to D.C. Now, the state could elect its first Democratic governor in 20 years.

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Brothel Owner And Trump-Inspired Candidate Dennis Hof Dies At 72

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

He was best known as a legal pimp whose business was profiled on a reality TV show that aired on HBO. He had recently turned to politics, running for state assembly in Nevada.

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Meet Nevada's 'Trump Of Pahrump'

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Brothel owner Dennis Hof is running for Nevada state legislature. He says President Trump broke the mold and made someone like him, an "anti-establishment" candidate, palatable to voters.

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One Year After The Las Vegas Shooting, 2 Survivors Remember

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Two survivors of the Las Vegas shooting: A young man, shot in the lung, hid under a dead body and survived. A police officer who had never before fired his gun on active duty, now trains others.

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Time Keeps Many Voters In El Paso, Texas, From Casting Ballots

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

About half of registered voters don't go to the polls. In El Paso, nearly a quarter of people live in poverty and are uninsured, yet many say they don't have the time or the will to cast a ballot.

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On The Sidelines Of Democracy: Exploring Why So Many Americans Don't Vote

Monday, September 10, 2018

In recent midterms, 4 in 10 eligible voters cast ballots. Nonvoters talk of apathy, disgust, barriers and other reasons. But those who don't vote, and their interests, can be ignored by candidates.

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Grappling With Native American Homelessness

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Native Americans make up an outsized percentage of the homeless in places like New Mexico.

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Record Number Of Native Americans Running For Office In Midterms

Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Deb Haaland could be the first Native American woman to head to Congress. She's one of a record number of Native American candidates running for office this year.

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People Who Say Police Were Called For #LivingWhileBlack Ask Congress To Act

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Since two men were arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks, there have been over a dozen more incidents of people calling 911 on people of color who were seemingly just living their everyday lives.

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Police Are Being Used To Exclude Black People From Public Places

Friday, June 01, 2018

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It's happening more: minorities are deemed suspicious by a white person who then calls police. Experts say that echoes a past that excluded blacks from public spaces but now it's done with police.

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