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For some, focus on World Cup host Qatar highlights Western double standards

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with MSNBC Host Ayman Mohyeldin about what he calls double standards and western prejudice in coverage of Qatar hosting the World Cup.


Watch: Michelle Obama tells young people to be 'rageful' — but have a plan

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

In The Light We Carry, Michelle Obama opens up about generational life lessons - both personal and public - and how "going high" is more than just a motto.


How Florida, a one-time swing state, turned red

Thursday, November 10, 2022

NPR's Elissa Nadworny talks with Tampa Bay Times Political Editor Emily Mahoney about how Florida, the nation's one-time biggest swing state, has turned redder this midterm season.


Author Louise Kennedy's debut novel explores love and identity in Northern Ireland

Tuesday, November 01, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with author Louise Kennedy about her debut novel, "Trespasses."


Why you should talk to more strangers

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Recent research by The Harvard Business School found that people with a mix of weak and strong social ties report higher levels of happiness and wellbeing.


Your internet is slow because of where you live, not what plan you buy

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with investigative data journalist Leon Yin about a new investigation that found that internet service providers offer slower internet to lower-income, communities of color.


Rishi Sunak becomes the U.K.'s first prime minister of color

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with SOAS, University of London Professor Avinash Paliwal, about the significance of Rishi Sunak becoming the U.K.'s first prime minister of color.


Jan. 6 committee issues a subpoena on Trump and wants him to testify mid-November

Friday, October 21, 2022

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol issued a subpoena on former President Donald Trump. The committee wants him to testify by mid-November.


Iranian American journalist, who was held in Iran's Evin prison, on its fire

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks with Iranian American journalist Jason Rezaian, who for a year-and-a-half was held in Iran's Evin prison, which caught on fire Saturday, killing eight people.


Meet Lebanon's first all-female thrash metal band in a new documentary

Monday, October 17, 2022

NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks with Shery Bechara and Lilas Mayassi, co-founders of Lebanon's first all-female thrash metal band, "Slave to Sirens," and the subjects of a new documentary, "Sirens."


How protests in Iran are similar to the Constitutional Revolution of 1906

Friday, October 14, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Iranian American writer Reza Aslan about similarities between the current protests in Iran and the Constitutional Revolution of 1906.


The number of birds has declined in America's habitats, except wetlands

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

The number of birds in America's grasslands and shorelines has declined by a third in the last 50 years, according to a new report. But birds are staging a comeback in wetlands.


'Derry Girls' writer and creator Lisa McGee on the final season of the show

Friday, October 07, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks to Derry Girls writer and creator Lisa McGee about the third and final season of the show.


What cities can do better to protect themselves from hurricanes and other floods

Monday, October 03, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with civil engineering professor Brett Sanders about what's needed in terms of infrastructure planning to make communities more resilient to serious floods and storms.


Republicans turn to new political races: school superintendents

Thursday, September 15, 2022

After pandemic shutdowns and debates around curriculum, public schools have become a new political battleground, in everything from district school board elections to statewide races for governor.


Ukrainian delegation rallies Washington for support

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Ukrainian activist Hanna Hopko about her efforts leading a civil society delegation in Washington trying to lobby lawmakers to send more aid and weapons to Ukraine.


Women's stories in Amazon's 'Rings of Power' take center stage

Friday, September 09, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Rebecca Jennings about her essay in Vox, "In The Rings of Power, it's not horrifying to be a woman," about the role of women in the Lord of the Rings prequel series.


What's next for Liz Cheney

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

A key primary re-affirmed Trump's hold on the Republican party. Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney lost her race in a landslide, defeated by a Trump-endorsed political newcomer: attorney Harriet Hageman.


How Americans are rethinking their spending habits

Friday, July 01, 2022

Inflation has affected the price of just about everything, from gas prices, to food, to housing. Across the country, Americans are rethinking their spending habits.


R. Kelly is sentenced to 30 years in prison

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

The R&B star was convicted in New York last year of sexual exploitation of a child, bribery, sex trafficking and racketeering.