Leila Fadel

Leila Fadel appears in the following:

News Brief: Biden-Putin Summit, Texas Border Wall, The War On Drugs

Thursday, June 17, 2021

President Biden returned to Washington after a summit with Russia's leader. Texas Gov. Abbott wants the state to build its own border wall. And, where things stand after 50 years of the war on drugs.

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Dr. Fauci Says The Risks From The Delta Variant Underscore The Importance Of Vaccines

Thursday, June 17, 2021

NPR's Leila Fadel talks to Dr. Anthony Fauci about the CDC declaring the Delta variant of COVID-19 a concern, and how vaccines and booster shots fit into the discussion of combating variants.

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A David Bowie Painting That Sold For $4 At A Thrift Store Is Now Up For Auction

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

The painting is expected to sell for thousands of dollars. The unnamed seller, who found the painting at a donation center in Canada, paid $4.09.

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3 Days After A New Governnent Is Installed, Israel Strikes Gaza Targets

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Israel hit Hamas sites in Gaza after incendiary balloons were launched in the first attacks since a ceasefire ended 11 days of fighting last month.

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Presidents Biden And Putin Are Unlikely To See Eye-To-Eye At Geneva Summit

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

The Biden-Putin summit comes at an especially fraught moment in relations between the U.S. and Russia. Issues include: cyberattacks, election interference and concerns over human rights violations.

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News Brief: U.S.-Russia Summit, Israel Strikes Hamas Targets

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

President Biden and Russian President Putin meet in Geneva. No major breakthroughs are expected. Israel says its fighter jets struck Hamas targets in Gaza. The strikes are the first since a ceasefire.

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Democrats Are Waiting Too Long To Reach Black And Latino Voters, A New Report Says

Wednesday, June 09, 2021

Voters of color should not be treated as "get-out-the-vote targets," says the head of one of the groups that issued the report. Instead, outreach needs to start one to two years before an election.

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News Brief: Biden's European Trip, Variant Study, Global Sting

Wednesday, June 09, 2021

Joe Biden heads to Europe for his first international trip as president. Do COVID-19 vaccines hold up against variants? Operation Trojan Shield tricks suspected criminals into giving up information.

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India Demands Social Media Firms Help It Track Misinformation Online

Tuesday, June 08, 2021

India's new social media rules give the government power to block certain content and break encryption. It's the latest in a standoff over censorship, privacy and free speech.

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News Brief: Jan. 6 Report, Recovering Bitcoin Ransom, Alzheimer's Drug

Tuesday, June 08, 2021

Senators release new details of the U.S. Capitol attack. The FBI recovers millions in ransom paid to end a cyberattack on Colonial Pipeline. The FDA approves a drug to treat Alzheimer's disease.

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News Brief: Infrastructure Deadline, Harris In Guatemala, Burkina Faso Massacre

Monday, June 07, 2021

Monday is the White House deadline to get a deal with Republicans on infrastructure. Vice President Harris is on her first foreign trip as VP. A massacre in Burkina Faso has left 130 people dead.

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Minnesota Attorney General Focused On Mechanics Of Derek Chauvin Case, Not Its Impact

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Keith Ellison, who led the prosecution of former officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd, wasn't sure they were going to win. "Accountability just doesn't happen very much," he says.

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Minnesota's 1st Black Attorney General Led Prosecution In Chauvin Case

Monday, April 26, 2021

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison says the trial of Derek Chauvin puts other police on notice: If they break the law, they may see their chief and colleagues testify against them.

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Chauvin Is Taken Into Custody To Wait For Sentencing

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

The conviction of former police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd is a major moment in the push for police to face accountability in the killings of Black men.

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Minneapolis' Reaction To Chauvin's Verdict

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

In Minneapolis, crowds gathered Tuesday to celebrate the guilty verdict in Derek Chauvin's murder trial.

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Verdict Reached For Derek Chauvin's Trial For The Murder Of George Floyd

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

A verdict has been reached in Derek Chauvin's Trial for the murder of George Floyd.

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Minneapolis Braces For A Verdict As Closing Arguments Begin In Derek Chauvin's Trial

Monday, April 19, 2021

Closing arguments begin today in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin, accused of murder in the killing of George Floyd. Minneapolis is preparing for the verdict and the potential fallout.

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What To Expect In Chauvin Trial This Week

Sunday, April 18, 2021

In Minneapolis, residents brace for a possible verdict this week in the murder trial against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.

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Jury Prepares To Deliberate In Derek Chauvin Case

Friday, April 16, 2021

The defense and prosecutors have rested their cases in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer accused of killing George Floyd while he was in custody.

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Muslim Civil Rights Leader Accused Of Harassment, Misconduct

Thursday, April 15, 2021

A former chapter leader at the Council on American-Islamic Relations was accused of domestic abuse. Since then, other women have come forward with allegations of bad behavior, while he disputes all.

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