Mary Louise Kelly

Mary Louise Kelly appears in the following:

Education Secretary Cardona explains Biden's student loan forgiveness plan

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona about the Biden administration's plan to forgive up to $20,000 in student loan debt for some borrowers.

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Daria Dugina's assassination could spell trouble for Putin's allies in Russia

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

The Russian propagandist and daughter of Alexander Dugin was killed in a car bombing in Moscow last week. What could this mean for other political elites in Russia?

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How Daria Dugina's death impacts security for Putin allies in Russia

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Marlene Laruelle of the Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies at George Washington University about Alexander Dugin's influence in Russia and beyond.

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Dr. Anthony Fauci looks back on his long-lasting career in healthcare

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Dr. Anthony Fauci about his decision to retire after nearly 40 years as the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease.

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Encore: Composer John Williams and cellist Yo-Yo Ma assemble 'A Gathering of Friends'

Monday, August 22, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with renowned composer and conductor John Williams and cellist Yo-Yo Ma about their collaborative album, A Gathering of Friends. It celebrates Williams' 90th birthday.

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A Kremlin-linked mercenary group is now openly recruiting for the war in Ukraine

Monday, August 22, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with mercenary expert Sean McFate about recent recruiting strategies by the Wagner Group due to Russian losses in Ukraine.

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This technology makes data accessible to blind and visually impaired people

Friday, August 19, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Mona Minkara, a professor of bioengineering at Northeastern University who is also blind, about a new way to present science data to blind and sighted people alike.

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A year after an earthquake devastated Haiti, one aid official says there is hope

Thursday, August 18, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Ronald Jocelyn, the education director of the Hope for Haiti, about conditions on the ground in Haiti one year after a devastating earthquake hit the country.

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Author Olaf Olafsson on exploring love, loneliness and memory in new novel 'Touch'

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with author Olaf Olafsson on his new novel Touch and how the pandemic inspired the love story he had been wanting to write for years.

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More kids are going back to school. So why is laptop surveillance increasing?

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Wired reporter Pia Ceres about surveillance programs on school laptops and how law enforcement's access to them creates a major privacy issue for students.

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The documents the FBI searched in Mar-a-Lago don't hinge on being classified

Monday, August 15, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Glenn Gerstell, former general counsel of the National Security Agency, about how presidents can declassify documents.

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Here's what the FBI Agents Association says about recent threats to federal agents

Monday, August 15, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Brian O'Hare, the president of the FBI Agents Association, about recent threats against agents and calls to defund the FBI.

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Former U.S. attorney gives details on Trump's unsealed warrants

Friday, August 12, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Barbara McQuade, professor at University of Michigan Law School and a former U.S. attorney, about the unsealing of former President Donald Trump's search warrant.

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Nearly 10 years since Austin Tice disappeared, his family has not given up hope

Friday, August 12, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Debra Tice. Her son Austin Tice, an American freelance journalist, was detained in Syria and disappeared a decade ago on Sunday.

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A Marine who helped lead Afghanistan evacuations reflects on those left behind

Thursday, August 11, 2022

Lt. Col. Chris Richardella was one of the officers leading the U.S. Marine Corps at the Kabul airport when the Taliban took over. In the second of a two-part conversation, he recounts what followed.

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Making sense of Trump's current legal troubles

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Former President Trump was supposed to testify under oath, facing questions from New York's attorney general. That and the Mar-a-Lago search barely scratch the surface of the legal headaches he faces.

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A U.S. Marine's view at the Kabul airport when the Taliban took over

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Lt. Col. Chris Richardella was one of the officers leading the U.S. Marine Corps at the airport when the Taliban took Kabul in 2021. In the first of a two-part conversation, he recounts that day.

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The U.S. lost track of why it was in Afghanistan, former commander says

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Recently retired General Frank McKenzie reflects on the withdrawal from Afghanistan, who bears responsibility for the way it unfolded, and how the U.S. "lost track" of why it was in the country.

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Author of 'Taliban' reflects on how the group has changed since it was last in power

Tuesday, August 09, 2022

In 2001, author and journalist Ahmed Rashid wrote the definitive account of the Taliban and its origins. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly now speaks with Rashid, a year after the Taliban re-took Afghanistan.

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Kabul's fall to the Taliban, 1 year later

Friday, August 05, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with retired Marine Corps Gen. Frank McKenzie, commander of CENTCOM, about the fall of Kabul, Afghanistan, to the Taliban one year later.

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