Mary Louise Kelly

Mary Louise Kelly appears in the following:

CIA Director On America's Biggest Challenges

Friday, July 23, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with CIA Director William Burns about Russia, China and what keeps him up at night.

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'This Is Much Worse': Florida Hospitals Handling New Covid Surge

Friday, July 23, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Chad Neilsen, director of infection prevention at UF Health Jacksonville, about the worst surge of COVID-19 patients his hospitals have seen yet.

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Lithuania Says It Faces A Migrant 'Crisis' At Border With Belarus

Friday, July 23, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Gabrielius Landsbergis about the increase in the number of migrants crossing the border into Lithuania from Belarus.

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The Afghan Government Retains Significant Military Capabilities, CIA Chief Says

Friday, July 23, 2021

In an exclusive NPR interview, CIA Director William Burns addresses Taliban advances in Afghanistan, and what U.S. intelligence can do once the U.S. military leaves the country.

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Oh Flock... Clever Cockatoos Are More Culturally Complex Than We Thought

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Cockatoos in Sydney have become expert trash bin burglars. Scientists say birds in different neighborhoods have taught each other different techniques to open the bins, a sign of cultural complexity.

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CIA Director Says He Is Escalating Efforts To Solve 'Havana Syndrome' Mystery

Thursday, July 22, 2021

In an NPR interview, William Burns says he has appointed a senior officer who led the hunt for Osama bin Laden to head the investigation into ailments that has afflicted U.S. officials worldwide.

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Love Is A losing Game And Choice Is A Curse In 'The Paper Palace'

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Miranda Cowley Heller about her first novel, The Paper Palace, which is set in late summer on Cape Cod — and is all about desire.

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Real Life Sports Coaches Are Taking Notes From Ted Lasso

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

What can youth coaches learn from a fictional TV one like Ted Lasso? Lots, according to the Positive Coaching Alliance, an organization that helps train coaches in the power of positivity.

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Utah's Great Salt Lake Is Turning Into Dust

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

The Great Salt Lake's water level is projected to hit a 170-year low this year. Scientists say that could have dire implications for migratory birds, if the lake's food chain collapses as a result.

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COVID-19 Cases Are Rising As Tokyo Olympics Get Underway

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with New York Times Tokyo bureau chief Motoko Rich on the Japanese public's concern over the government's decision to hold the Olympics despite rising cases of COVID-19.

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'I Alone Can Fix It' Chronicles Trump's Chaotic Final Year In Office

Monday, July 19, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Washington Post journalists Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker about their new book, I Alone Can Fix It, which chronicles the final year of the Trump presidency.

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Journalist Latif Nasser Discusses Abdul Latif Nasser's Release From Guantanamo

Monday, July 19, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with reporter Latif Nasser of WNYC's Radiolab about the recent news of the release of Guantanamo detainee Abdul Latif Nasser, whom he spent years investigating.

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Exiled Belarusian Opposition Leader Seeks Help In Washington

Monday, July 19, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with pro-democracy opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya of Belarus, who remains in exile after challenging her country's authoritarian president.

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Remembering Rufino Rodriguez, Beloved NICU Respiratory Therapist And COVID-19 Victim

Monday, July 19, 2021

Rufino Rodriguez worked as a respiratory therapist in a newborn intensive care unit in Utah. He died of COVID-19 after receiving his first vaccine shot. He was 65 years old.

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Right To Vote: Historians On What Voting Restrictions Mean For Democracy's Future

Friday, July 16, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with historians about the impact new restrictive voting measures might have on democracy and whether they could potentially change the course of the American experiment.

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In A 'Berserk' Biopic, A 57-Year-Old Plays Celine Dion At Nearly Every Age — Even 12

Thursday, July 15, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Rachel Handler, features writer for Vulture and New York Magazine, about the unofficial Celine Dione biopic, Aline, which just screened at Cannes Festival.

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Biden Administration Lays Out Goals To Protect Voting Rights

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

As President Biden spoke in Philadelphia about voting rights on Tuesday, Texas House Democrats arrived in D.C. in an effort to block Republicans' efforts to enact new voting restrictions.

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Iceland Tests Shorter Workweeks On A National Scale

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

After implementing a shorter work week, Iceland has published its findings — which include no change in productivity and less employee burnout.

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Fauci Says Current Vaccines Will Stand Up To The Delta Variant

Thursday, July 08, 2021

All the data so far shows the vaccines are highly effective at preventing serious disease or hospitalization, Dr. Anthony Fauci said. Vaccination is also imperative to preventing mutations, he added.

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Brazil And Argentina Prepare For Copa América Final Showdown

Thursday, July 08, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Mauricio Noriega ahead of the Copa América final in which Argentina and Brazil will face off for the third time in the tournament's history.

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