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After the Dobbs decision, birth rates are up in states with abortion ban states

Friday, November 24, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Caitlin Myers, co-author of a study that shows that births have increased in states that have abortion bans.


Writer says Palestinian lives are undervalued

Sunday, November 12, 2023

NPR's Scott Detrow speaks with Guardian columnist Arwa Mahdawi, about her latest piece titled "Is it too much to ask people to view Palestinians as humans? Apparently so."


Fran Drescher tells NPR the breakthrough moment that ended the Hollywood strikes

Thursday, November 09, 2023

The longest strike in history by actors against film and TV studios has finally ended. SAG-AFTRA president Fran Drescher says there is a "new dawn."


Biden admin says getting Americans out of Gaza is a key focus, but timeline is unclear

Friday, October 20, 2023

NPR's Asma Khalid talks with John Kirby, spokesman with the White House National Security Council, about what the U.S. can do now, as the humanitarian situation in Gaza continues to unravel.


Tensions on the Israel-Lebanon border are simmering. Could they boil over?

Thursday, October 19, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Paul Salem, president of the Middle East Institute in Washington, about tensions between Israel and the Lebanese Islamist political party and militant group Hezbollah.


Troye Sivan's new album has something to give us

Friday, October 13, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Troye Sivan about his new album "Something To Give Each Other," which features songs about aspects of queer life that don't always get a mainstream audience.


Voices from the Israel-Gaza Conflict

Sunday, October 08, 2023

The death toll is rising in Israel and Gaza, as the Israeli military and Hamas militants battled for a second day.


Syrian author Khaled Khalifa, a titan of contemporary Arabic literature, dies at 59

Friday, October 06, 2023

Celebrated Syrian novelist Khaled Khalifa died at age 59 in Damascus. An important figure in contemporary Arabic literature, he was known for his outspoken nature and proclivity to critique power.


Humanitarian needs remain high following devastating floods in Libya

Friday, September 15, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Talal Burnaz, the acting country director for International Medical Corps in Libya, about the immense humanitarian needs after massive flooding.


An inside account of devastation and survival in the Libya floods

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Huda Akram is a doctor based in Benghazi, Libya, whose family hails from Derna. She spoke to NPR on Wednesday, describing the harrowing scenes and what is happening now.


A psychiatrist's view from Libya as the storm death toll reaches 5,000

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Dr. Huda Akram, who is based in Benghazi, about the devastating storm that collapsed two dams and killed at least 5,000 people in Libya.


Is your dog a super good boy or girl? Here's the scientifically best way to tell them

Thursday, September 07, 2023

Researchers in Hungary have looked at whether the high pitched babble people use with their dogs scientifically resonates with pets.


People who participated in the March on Washington remember it on its 60th anniversary

Monday, August 28, 2023

Monday marks 60 years since the 1963 March on Washington. Some 250,000 people gathered around the Lincoln Memorial, including A. Peter Bailey, Courtland Cox and Edith Lee-Payne.


Presidential photographer says Trump Mugshot will be 'most published photograph ever'

Friday, August 25, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with David Hume Kennerly, a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer who has photographed 10 U.S. presidents, about former President Trump's mugshot.


Russia expert says it would make sense that Putin was behind the death of Prigozhin

Thursday, August 24, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Fiona Hill, senior policy advisor at the Brookings Institute and former white house advisor, about the apparent death of Wagner Group leader, Yevgeny Prigozhin.


Sasheer Zamata's new special is an unapologetic ode to women... and witches

Wednesday, August 23, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with actress and comedian Sasheer Zamata about her comedy special The First Woman.


These interns took selfies with all 100 senators. Here's what they discovered

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Interns in Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski's office doggedly tracked down all 100 senators, and took a selfie with them. Here's how they described some of those encounters.


Five years after its release, Mac Miller's Tiny Desk Concert still resonates

Thursday, August 03, 2023

Five years ago, the late musician and rapper Mac Miller played his iconic Tiny Desk Concert. NPR's Bobby Carter remembers what made that performance so special.


Former DOJ prosecutor on why Trump indictment leaves co-conspirators unnamed

Wednesday, August 02, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with former federal prosecutor Leslie Caldwell about the federal investigation into former President Trump's efforts to overturn the 2020 election.


How a suicide bombing in Pakistan shows spillover effect from Taliban's Afghanistan

Monday, July 31, 2023

NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks to security and counter-terrorism Asfandyar Mir about how instability in the Taliban's Afghanistan has spilled into Pakistan, after a suicide bombing that killed dozens.