Leila Fadel

Leila Fadel appears in the following:

News brief: Italian election, young men flee Russia, asteroid deflection

Monday, September 26, 2022

Italy is set to usher in its first far-right government since World War II. Military-age men flee Russia after a partial mobilization is enacted. Later today NASA is going to try to move an asteroid.

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Biden says the U.S. would intervene to defend Taiwan if China staged an attack

Monday, September 19, 2022

President Biden reiterated that the U.S. will defend Taiwan if China stages an "unprecedented attack." The White House has said the remarks do not represent a change in U.S. policy.

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Hurricane Fiona hits Puerto Rico causing an assortment of problems

Monday, September 19, 2022

Power remains out for hundreds of thousands of people on Puerto Rico after Hurricane Fiona stormed ashore. Flash flooding, mudslides and downed trees have made it difficult to assess the damage.

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News brief: Britain's state funeral, Hurricane Fiona, Biden's comments on Taiwan

Monday, September 19, 2022

Funeral services are held for Britain's Queen Elizabeth. Hurricane Fiona pummels Puerto Rico. President Biden says the U.S. will defend Taiwan if China stages an "unprecedented attack" on the island.

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DOJ reveals more evidence of obstruction in Mar-a-Lago probe

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

The Justice Department pushed back on claims from former President Donald Trump. And the DOJ provided new evidence about possible obstruction of the probe into top secret documents at Mar-a-Lago.

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America's kids are going back to school. Not all of their teachers will join them

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

It's a new school year and Jake Miller is not setting up his classroom in Pennsylvania. He's not getting to know a new group of eighth-graders. After 15 years of teaching, he quit.

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Mohammed Amer's new series explores the tragedy and comedy in the refugee experience

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Mohammed Amer has spoken about his family's experience as Palestinian refugees in standup comedy. He spent nearly a decade turning it into a television series, which is arriving on Netflix this week.

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Federal judge creates a path for releasing redacted affidavit from Mar-a-Lago search

Friday, August 19, 2022

A judge says he's leaning toward making more information public about the FBI search of former President Trump's home in Florida. The DOJ has one week to provide a redacted copy of the affidavit.

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The United Nations wants to avoid a nuclear disaster in Ukraine

Friday, August 19, 2022

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is in Ukraine where he is calling for the Russian and Ukrainian armies to back away from a nuclear power plant over fears of a nuclear catastrophe.

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Demi Lovato on taking the power back through a heavy new album, 'HOLY F***'

Friday, August 19, 2022

"We'll just bleep this interview to death," says Morning Edition host Leila Fadel ahead of her conversation with Demi Lovato about a harder-edged new album, HOLY F***.

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News brief: Mar-a-Lago search affidavit, U.N. chief in Ukraine, Tijuana violence

Friday, August 19, 2022

Judge creates a path for releasing a redacted affidavit from Mar-a-Lago search. The U.N. secretary general is in Ukraine. Drug cartel violence surges in Mexico, including the border city of Tijuana.

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How inflation may influence voters in a Florida swing district

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Voters in an important swing district in Florida are grappling with soaring costs for housing and food. What could these frustrations mean for November midterm elections?

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News brief: Allen Weisselberg plea deal, immigration poll, COVID boosters

Thursday, August 18, 2022

An ex-Trump Organization executive is set to plead guilty to tax fraud. A poll examines how Americans see things at the southern border. The FDA's controversial strategy for evaluating COVID boosters.

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A water crisis on the Colorado River is getting worse

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

New federal forecasts show the nation's two largest reservoirs on the river are expected to continue their rapid decline — putting the water supply for 40 million people in the southwest in jeopardy.

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Schools in Mississippi face another year in the shadow of the pandemic

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

As students return to classrooms for the new school year, we visit one district, in Jackson, Miss., to hear how school leaders, teachers and families are feeling.

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News brief: Cheney's political future, Colorado River crisis, back to school

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Liz Cheney lost her House seat, but her fight against ex-President Donald Trump continues. A water crisis on the Colorado River is worsening. Millions of children are beginning a new school year.

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A man who held up a bank demanding his own money becomes an unlikely hero

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Many in Lebanon can't access their life savings because of the economic crisis. A hostage-taker in Beirut surrendered in exchange for some of his funds, which he needed for his father's medical bills.

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News brief: Georgia election probe, Alaska House seat, Kenyan election results

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

An update in the Georgia probe against former President Trump and his allies. Sarah Palin faces Alaska voters again in a special election for Congress. William Ruto wins Kenya's presidential election.

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Is there enough monkeypox vaccine to go around? Maybe yes, more likely no

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Only one company makes the currently used monkeypox vaccine. Supply is limited in wealthy nations like the U.S. Less well-off nations, like Nigeria, where the outbreak began, have no vaccines at all.

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A year after the Taliban seized power, what is life like in Afghanistan now?

Monday, August 15, 2022

The Taliban are marking their first year in power. How do Afghans in the capital city of Kabul feel about this anniversary?

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