Mary Louise Kelly

Mary Louise Kelly appears in the following:

The space missions that aim to explore distant moons

Thursday, February 29, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with astrobiologists Catherine Neish and Kevin Hand about missions to Saturn's moon Titan and Jupiter's moon Europa, to search for conditions that could support life.

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This online learning program is teaching preschoolers in crisis situations

Thursday, February 29, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with reporter Anya Kamenetz about an Arabic-language remote learning program called "Ahlan Simsim." It's a show by the Sesame Workshop, created for Syrian refugees.

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The fickle, golden magic of the Yosemite "Fire Fall"

Thursday, February 29, 2024

For a few weeks each year, Horsetail Fall at Yosemite national park glows gold just before sunset. They call it the "Fire Fall." But it only happens if conditions are perfect.

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Biden campaign co-chair reacts to 'uncommitted' votes in Michigan

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with the co-chair of the Biden campaign Mitch Landrieu about the Michigan primary results and challenges for the campaign moving forward.

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The Indigo Girls on how their song ended up in 'Barbie,' which is up for 8 Oscars

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with the Indigo Girls, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers, about their 1989 hit "Closer to Fine" being featured prominently in the Barbie movie, which is up for eight Oscars.

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Iraq War failures can be boiled down to miscommunications, according to this author

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with journalist and author Steve Coll about his new book, The Achilles Trap: Saddam Hussein, The CIA, and the Origins of America's Invasion of Iraq.

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The North Korean forced labor program supplying seafood around the world

Monday, February 26, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with journalist Ian Urbina about how upwards of 100,000 North Koreans have been sent to work in China, often in conditions of captivity.

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This rule change to women's volleyball is causing a stir

Friday, February 23, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with volleyball analyst Emily Ehman about the sport's new rule change that is causing a stir in the women's game.

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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.

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Looking back on two years of war in Ukraine

Thursday, February 22, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks to Ukrainian writer Artem Chapeye about two years of war in Ukraine.

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What a Julian Assange conviction could mean for the future of press freedom

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University's Jameel Jaffer about arguments that prosecuting Julian Assange would threaten press freedom.

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Widow and former PM among those indicted in Haitian president assassination inquiry

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Miami Herald reporter Jacqueline Charles about those indicted in the 2021 assassination of the Haitian president, including his widow and the former prime minister.

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Haley vows to stay in the race, regardless of what happens in South Carolina primary

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Matthew Moore, former chair of South Carolina's state GOP, about Nikki Haley's decision to stay in the presidential race ahead of the South Carolina primary.

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How safe are other Kremlin critics held in Russia's prison system?

Monday, February 19, 2024

Alexei Navalny's death has shaken the families of other political prisoners in Russia. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Evgenia Kara-Murza, the wife of jailed opposition figure Vladimir Kara-Murza.

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Director of film 'Navalny' remembers his friend

Friday, February 16, 2024

Daniel Roher, director of the Oscar-winning documentary Navalny, talks with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly about his time with Alexei Navalny, who was determined to return to Russia despite the risk.

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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.

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Remembering the co-creator of the Pop Tart

Thursday, February 15, 2024

NPR remembers William "Bill" Post today. He was the co-creator of the Kellogg's Pop-Tarts, and died on Saturday, February 10th at 96 years old.

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The Senate passed a bill with Ukraine aid. Biden urges the House to do the same

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Democratic Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut about the prospect of U.S. military aid for Ukraine.

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The Republican Party has grown much more supportive of Russia in recent years

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Anne Applebaum, staff writer for The Atlantic, about Russia's continued appeal to the American right.

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Could a Rafah offensive be a breaking point in Biden's support of Israel?

Monday, February 12, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with ex-Middle East envoy Dennis Ross, of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, about the deteriorating relationship between the U.S. and Israel.

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