Mary Louise Kelly

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The Russian Chef Who Is Bringing Back His Homeland's Colorful, Classic Cuisine

Friday, March 16, 2018

Before the Soviet period, "Russian food had color," says Vladimir Mukhin of Moscow's world-famous White Rabbit restaurant. He aims to honor those flavors, as well as locally source his ingredients.

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Putin's Victory Is Assured In Russia's Election

Friday, March 16, 2018

The Kremlin controls every aspect of the Russian presidential election — it chooses the opposition candidates, controls the media and even decides just how big Vladimir Putin's victory should be.

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News Brief: H.R. McMaster's Future, Russia Sanctions, Russian Election

Friday, March 16, 2018

Reports say national security adviser H.R. McMaster may be on his way out. Also, Ian Talley of The Wall Street Journal discusses sanctions on Russia, which is holding an election Sunday.

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Meet The Activist Who Uncovered The Russian Troll Factory Named In The Mueller Probe

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Lyudmila Savchuk infiltrated an online troll farm in St. Petersburg. "That feeling from the Soviet times — I can feel it everywhere," she tells NPR.

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Trump's Nominee To Lead CIA Was Directly Involved in Controversial Interrogation Program

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

President Trump has nominated Gina Haspel, a 33-year veteran of the CIA, to lead the agency. Before she can begin that role, she must first be approved by the Senate.

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Nathaniel Rateliff Keeps Secrets For Himself On 'Tearing At The Seams'

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Rateliff discusses his songwriting process on Tearing at the Seams, the latest album with his band, the Night Sweats.

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'Red Sparrow' Author And Ex-CIA Agent Says New Movie Gets Spy Life Right

Monday, March 05, 2018

Jason Matthews wrote the novel behind a new motion picture where a Russian spy (played by Jennifer Lawrence) is trained in the dual arts of seduction and espionage.

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Director Of Oscar-Nominated Aleppo Doc Wants His Film To Serve As Witness

Friday, February 23, 2018

Feras Fayyad's Last Men In Aleppo goes inside the Syrian city at a time when it was being reduced to rubble by government bombings.

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For His Book 'Directorate S,' Journalist Steve Coll Dives Into Pakistan's Spy Agency

Thursday, February 15, 2018

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Steve Coll, dean of the Columbia School of Journalism, about his new book, Directorate S: The C.I.A and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, 2001-2016. The book picks up the narrative of the CIA from where Coll's previous book Ghost Wars left off.

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'You've Hijacked My Heart': Valentines That Fight Islamophobia With Humor

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Activist-artist Tanzila Ahmed's snarky cards challenge stereotypes about Muslim-Americans. "With humor, you're able to sneak into people's consciousness and get them to think differently," she says.

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Brandi Carlile On Practicing Forgiveness, Even When It's Hard

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

"It's a really radical and ugly, difficult process that, you know, great beauty comes from." The folk singer discusses her new album, By The Way, I Forgive You, with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly.

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Sue The T. Rex Is Making Big Moves With Her Big Bones

Saturday, February 10, 2018

The famous fossil calls the Chicago Field Museum home and is moving from the main exhibit hall to a private suite on the second floor.

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'Atlanta Monster' Podcast Hopes To 'Close The Door' On 1970s Child Murders

Thursday, February 08, 2018

The true-crime series re-examines the killings of 28 young black males. "It was the largest task force ever assembled ... it ended up getting the nation's attention," co-creator Donald Albright says.

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In True Meta Fashion, These Are Shoes For Your Shoes

Thursday, February 08, 2018

These shoes for shoes latch onto your first pair via Velcro straps. The brand's publicist says they are practical, not just fashion for fashion's sake.

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Meet The Russian TV Personality Running For President Against Putin

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

A former reality TV star with a huge social media following, Ksenia Sobchak is a candidate in Russia's elections next month. She has a political pedigree, too: Her father was Vladimir Putin's mentor.

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With 'Hawker Fare,' Chef James Syhabout Shares Laotian Food He Grew Up With

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

When he started writing the cookbook, chef James Syhabout went to his ancestral homeland, Laos, to sample the food. Now, he hopes to introduce more people to the cuisine.

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Sexual Assault Survivor Speaks Out Against Former USA Gymnastics Doctor

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Rachael Denhollander was the first woman to file a criminal complaint against former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. She will be the last survivor to speak at his sentencing hearing in Michigan.

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News Brief: Roy Moore Vs. Doug Jones In Alabama Special Election

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Voters in Alabama are choosing who will fill the Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions. GOP candidate Roy Moore is trying to rebound after allegations he sexually assaulted teenage girls decades ago.

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News Brief: Texas Shooting Update, Trump Visits South Korea

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Devin Kelley shouldn't have been allowed to legally buy guns. Why did the Air Force fail to enter Kelley's conviction in a federal database? And, President Trump met with the leader of South Korea.

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Democratic Lawmaker Calls For 'Serious Conversation' On Root Of Mass Shootings

Monday, November 06, 2017

Democratic Rep. Vicente Gonzalez of Texas speaks with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly about the deadly mass shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.

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