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Iran's attack on Israel marks a significant shift from its usual proxy warfare

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Karim Sadjadpour, senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, about what this escalation tells us about Iran's strategy.


Prosecutor in Crumbley case cautions charges are the exception, not the norm

Tuesday, April 09, 2024

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Karen Walker, who prosecuted the cases against the parents of a mass school shooter. James and Jennifer Crumbley were sentenced to 10 to 15 years in prison.


The lives of other aid workers killed in Gaza

Friday, April 05, 2024

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Juliette Touma, director of communications for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees, about some of the hundreds of aid workers killed in Gaza.


Transportation Secretary Buttigieg gives update on Baltimore Key Bridge

Friday, March 29, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks to Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg about the Baltimore Key Bridge which collapsed after being hit by a ship early Tuesday morning.


Questions surround international humanitarian law as Gaza's hospitals are attacked

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Since October 7, there have been at least 410 attacks on health care in Gaza, according to the World Health Organization. What does international humanitarian law say about targeting hospitals?


Biden's National Security adviser says US had "duty to warn" Russia of Moscow attack

Monday, March 25, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with White House National Security communications adviser John Kirby about US intelligence on the recent terror attack near Moscow.


As famine looms in Gaza, we look at why modern famines are a 'man-made' disaster

Friday, March 22, 2024

The United Nation says a famine is imminent in Gaza. NPR's Ailsa Chang checks in with Alex de Waal, leading scholar on famines, about the situation in the strip.


Key takeaways from China's annual Two Sessions

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Following China's annual Two Sessions meetings, NPR's Rob Schmitz speaks with Wilson Center's Robert Daly about China's state of affairs and its economy.


Amid mass killings and hunger in Gaza, Ramadan takes on a new meaning for Muslims

Friday, March 08, 2024

Ramadan is approaching at a challenging time for Muslims worldwide as they watch atrocities unfold in Gaza. NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Imam Omar Suleiman about how to approach Ramadan this year.


New Alabama law protects IVF, but still identifies embryo as a child

Thursday, March 07, 2024

NPR's Ari Shapiro checks in with fertility specialist Dr. Beth Malizia following the new Alabama law that protects IVF.


Airdropping aid is inefficient--so why is the U.S. doing it anyway?

Monday, March 04, 2024

Ari Shapiro speaks to Refugees International president Jeremy Konyndyk about airdrops, when they work and how oftentimes, they don't.


Uncertainty looms after Alabama's IVF court ruling

Thursday, February 22, 2024

Alabama's new court ruling that frozen embryos should receive legal protections as "unborn life," leaves fertility clinics and parents-to-be in limbo.


Diving into the discovery of the Arlington shipwreck in Lake Superior

Thursday, February 15, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks to Bruce Lynn, the executive director of the Great Lake Shipwreck Historical Society, about the discovery of the Arlington shipwreck in Lake Superior.


Recent violence raises questions about why U.S. has so many troops in the Middle East

Monday, February 05, 2024

Last week, an attack on an American military outpost in Jordan killed three U.S. soldiers and injured dozens more. This base raises the question of why American troops are stationed in this region.


Iran's overarching strategy in attacking targets in Iraq, Syria and Pakistan

Friday, January 19, 2024

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Karim Sadjadpour, senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, about Iran's strategy after attacking targets in Iraq, Syria and Pakistan.


This company has created a recipe for carbon-zero cement

Thursday, January 18, 2024

Producing cement is a major source of carbon emissions — 8% of the global total. A company in Massachusetts has altered the recipe, finding a way to produce carbon-zero cement instead.


The economic impact from the Red Sea tensions

Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Attacks by Houthi rebels continue to disrupt shipping in the Red Sea. But so far the economic fallout has been relatively muted.


Gaza poet recalls treacherous evacuation from Gaza

Tuesday, January 02, 2024

Palestinian poet Mosab Abu Toha describes his perilous journey out of Gaza, during which he was separated from his family by a soldier.


Does the U.S. and Israel see eye to eye when it comes to Gaza?

Wednesday, December 27, 2023

Israel's Strategic Affairs Minister Ron Dermer ended a visit with the White House and State Department. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Aaron David Miller about what it means for U.S.-Israel relations.


Imelda Staunton on the joys and challenges of playing Queen Elizabeth II

Monday, December 18, 2023

NPR's Scott Detrow talks with actress Imelda Staunton, who plays Queen Elizabeth II on Netflix's sweeping historical drama The Crown, which is ending its six-season run with a final batch of episodes.