Leila Fadel

Leila Fadel appears in the following:

N.Y. Philharmonic chief looks to Gustavo 'Dudamel era' after historic appointment

Wednesday, February 08, 2023

New York philharmonic president and CEO Deborah Borda discusses the decisionmaking process behind bringing the superstar conductor to the Big Apple.

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Biden's State of the Union address focused on middle and working-class voters

Wednesday, February 08, 2023

While President Biden was addressing Congress, his message was also for people watching at home — voters whose support he will need to secure a run for a second term.

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Turkey and Syria face multiple challenges as they try to rescue quake survivors

Wednesday, February 08, 2023

The death toll continues to climb in Turkey and Syria after Monday's catastrophic earthquake. Rescue teams have worked around the clock, against freezing temperatures, trying to find survivors.

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Morning news brief

Wednesday, February 08, 2023

Takeaways from President Biden's State of the Union speech. Rescue efforts continue in Turkey and Syria following Monday's massive earthquake. And, LeBron James breaks the NBA career scoring record.

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Ticketmaster faces a big test: Beyoncé's Renaissance tour

Tuesday, February 07, 2023

Beyonce tickets are on sale, but after the Taylor Swift debacle there are questions about whether Ticketmaster is up to the challenges.

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Morning news brief

Tuesday, February 07, 2023

Emergency workers search for earthquake survivors in Turkey, President Biden tonight gives his State of the Union address and Ohio averts a catastrophe after chemical-filled train cars derailed.

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China says balloon spotted over U.S. is a 'civilian airship' that blew astray

Friday, February 03, 2023

The State Department announced Secretary of State Antony Blinken will not go ahead with a planned trip to China, after the surveillance balloon was detected over U.S. airspace Thursday.

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Let It Be Morning shines light on Palestinians' unease with the status quo in Israel

Friday, February 03, 2023

NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Israeli filmmaker Eran Kolirin and Palestinian actor Alex Bakri about the film 'Let it Be Morning'.

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Spy balloon is spotted over Montana. Will it interfere with Blinken's China trip?

Friday, February 03, 2023

Secretary of State Antony Blinken will be the first Cabinet secretary in the Biden Administration to visit China. His trip this weekend comes as tensions between the U.S. and China continue to boil.

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Economic forecasters think hiring slowed a little bit in January

Friday, February 03, 2023

The U.S. job market remains tight, with unemployment at or near a half-century low. The Labor Department reports Friday morning on job gains for the month of January.

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Morning news brief

Friday, February 03, 2023

Chinese surveillance balloon, spotted over the U.S., complicates Antony Blinken's trip to China, a Guantánamo prisoner is released to Belize, report says Great Salt Lake is at risk of drying up.

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Pakistani man who was tortured by the CIA is released from Guantanamo Bay

Friday, February 03, 2023

A prisoner at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp in Cuba, who sued the Biden administration for unlawful imprisonment, has been released, and is now living in Belize.

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Widespread strike in Britain was coordinated to have the greatest impact

Thursday, February 02, 2023

Roughly half a million workers went out on strike in the U.K. Wednesday, the largest single day of industrial action in Britain in more than a decade.

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Matt Butler has played concerts in more than 50 prisons and jails

Monday, January 30, 2023

"Reckless Son" is a one-man show by singer/songwriter Matt Butler inspired by the convicts he's met while touring American prisons and jails.

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5 ex-Memphis officers are charged with the murder of 29-year-old Tyre Nichols

Friday, January 27, 2023

Five Black former Memphis police officers have been charged with murder in the death of Black motorist Tyre Nichols. He was beaten during a traffic stop and died several days later in the hospital.

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People in Beirut are still looking for justice after the 2020 port explosion

Friday, January 27, 2023

Two years after an explosion at Beirut's port killed hundreds, no officials suspected of ignoring safety warnings have been tried. Now a prosecutor and a judge are trading charges — as protests grow.

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Morning news brief

Friday, January 27, 2023

Five former Memphis police officers are charged in the death of Tyre Nichols. Republicans disagree on what it means to be conservative. U.S. officials weigh how to oversee risky virus research.

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Pope Francis' LGBTQ comments are not surprising but sincere, gay Vatican adviser says

Thursday, January 26, 2023

NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Juan Carlos Cruz, a gay Chilean man who is a survivor of clergy sex abuse, about remarks by Pope Francis that criminalizing homosexuality is "unjust."

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Morning news brief

Thursday, January 26, 2023

The U.S. economy did well in 2022, but recession fears grow. Donald Trump will be allowed back on Facebook and Instagram. Social media companies face pressure to crack down on online fentanyl sales.

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Several Ukrainian officials have been dismissed in a large government shakeup

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Deputy ministers from various ministries in Ukraine are being forced out of power amid corruption investigations. Do the firings mark a shift toward transparency?

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