Liz Baker

Liz Baker appears in the following:

Gaza's 34-hour phone and internet blackout, as told in voice memos

Tuesday, October 31, 2023

Voice memos recorded by NPR's producer in Gaza during a 34-hour communications blackout convey a weekend of anxiety and uncertainty for Palestinians as Israeli ground troops invaded.


As communications in Gaza return, more scenes of devastation trickle out

Sunday, October 29, 2023

Israel pounded Gaza with more air and ground attacks in an escalating military campaign.


Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton faces an impeachment trial next week

Friday, September 01, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Sergio Martínez- Beltrán, political reporter for The Texas Newsroom, about the impeachment trial Attorney General Ken Paxton faces with charges including bribery.


Assessing the damage of tropical storm Hilary

Monday, August 21, 2023

In Los Angeles, lots of people spent the last couple days anxious about the arrival of tropical storm Hilary. Here's a look at what Southern California expected, versus what it experienced.


Buffalo's snowbound residents turn to a Facebook group for help from their neighbors

Thursday, December 29, 2022

Buffalo residents who have been stuck since Friday's blizzard are turning to a Facebook group to find assistance and supplies.


Trial against Harvey Weinstein begins with graphic descriptions of violent assaults

Monday, October 24, 2022

The rape and sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein opened in Los Angeles Monday. Prosecutors described violent encounters between Weinstein and eight key witnesses from 2004 to 2013.


North Port residents start sorting through the wreckage of Hurricane Ian

Thursday, October 06, 2022

The town of North Port, Fla., was hit hard by Hurricane Ian, and then days of river flooding. As the waters start to recede, residents are starting to dry out and take stock of the damage.


Ian cut off residents of Florida's Pine Island. They are just now taking stock

Tuesday, October 04, 2022

After the hurricane damaged the only bridge, the only way to get to Pine Island is by private boat. Residents are returning to salvage what remains of their homes.


Hurricane Ian — a major category 4 storm — has made landfall in Florida

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

As Hurricane Ian's eye moves closer to the Florida gulf coast, millions of residents have been told to evacuate. Forecasters say Ian will bring winds, a storm surge and tornadoes as it comes ashore.


Inflation makes recovery from California fires and other disasters more difficult

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Extreme weather events made worse by climate change are hitting some of the poorest parts of the United States hard. Recovery will be extra difficult at a time of high inflation.


Tops grocery store in Buffalo reopens to mixed reactions after mass shooting

Friday, July 15, 2022

The Tops supermarket in Buffalo, N.Y., where 10 people were killed in a racist mass shooting in May, reopened on Friday to mixed reactions in the community.


Reproductive rights supporters rally across the country

Saturday, May 14, 2022

Thousands of reproductive rights supporters are gathering Saturday at rallies across the country in protest of the Supreme Court draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade.


Romania hasn't always seen itself as a safe haven. War in Ukraine has changed that

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Romanians have been welcoming the world's second-largest influx of Ukrainian refugees. It's a marked change from the country's response during Europe's last major migrant crisis.


Arizona Republicans continue pushing voting restrictions, risking backfire

Friday, March 04, 2022

Republican lawmakers in Arizona are introducing nearly a hundred so-called voter reform bills this year despite two reviews showing there were no problems with the 2020 presidential election.


Louisville police officer not guilty of endangering neighbors in Breonna Taylor raid

Thursday, March 03, 2022

A jury found former officer Brett Hankison not guilty of felony wanton endangerment for shots that went through a neighbor's wall. He's the only officer who has faced charges in the March 2020 raid.


A jury finds Ahmaud Arbery's 3 killers guilty of federal hate crimes

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

A jury in Brunswick, Ga., found defendants Travis McMichael, Greg McMichael and William "Roddie" Bryan guilty of hate crimes in the 2020 shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery.


Defense and prosecutors rest their case in hate crimes trial against Arbery's killers

Friday, February 18, 2022

Prosecutors relied heavily on racist evidence from cell phones and testimony from acquaintances, but the defense called only one witness.


Racist, violent evidence presented in federal trial against Ahmaud Arbery's killers

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Offensive memes, racist songs and slurs against Black people from the cellphones and social media accounts of the three men on trial portray a history of bigotry.


6 in 10 Americans say U.S. democracy is in crisis as 'The Big Lie' takes root

Monday, January 03, 2022

A year after the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, a new NPR/Ipsos poll finds that Americans are pessimistic about the future of democracy, as false claims about the 2020 election persist.


Black pastors gather in Brunswick, Ga., to support Ahmaud Arbery's family

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Faith leaders from around the country gathered outside the Glynn County Courthouse in defiance of a defense attorney's efforts to keep Black pastors away from the trial.