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What the recently approved bankruptcy deal means for Puerto Rico

Friday, January 21, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Natalie Jaresko, executive director of the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico, about the territory's recently approved bankruptcy deal.


'We can't live in fear': Texas rabbi held hostage says he'd give a stranger tea again

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker says we cannot live in fear. He and three congregants were held hostage by a man who knocked on the synagogue door and came in for tea.


Texas Rabbi who was held hostage says we can't live in fear

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker, from the congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas. He and a few other congregants were held hostage at gunpoint for 11 hours.


In Afghanistan, a food crisis is worsening

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Filipe Ribeiro, the Afghanistan representative for Doctors Without Borders, to hear about the severe lack of food the country is facing.


Why the man who held Texas synagogue hostages invoked the name of Aafia Siddiqui

Monday, January 17, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Mubin Shaikh, counter extremism specialist and public safety professor at Canada's Seneca College, on Aafia Siddiqui's influence in the recent Texas hostage crisis.


Journalists probing Salvadoran government were spied on using military-grade tech

Thursday, January 13, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Julia Gavarrete, a journalist at the digital newspaper El Faro, about a recent study confirming that 22 journalists from El Faro were spied on using the spyware Pegasus.


Institutions in remote Honduras are permeated by organized drug crime

Friday, January 07, 2022

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with veteran journalist Carlos Dada, founder of El Faro newspaper, about his latest reporting from Honduras.


In Spain, the Wise Men are Kings

Thursday, January 06, 2022

For Christians, Wednesday night marked the Epiphany: the 12th day of Christmas, when the Wise Men or Three Kings bring presents to Jesus in Bethlehem. In Spain, it's a holiday not to be missed.


What teens talk about when they talk about race

Monday, December 27, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Zoë Jenkins, Miranda Zanca and Ichtaca Lira, reporters for YR Media, about their series "Teens in America."


How does Kentucky recover from the tornado? Joplin shares some lessons and hope

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Western Kentucky is dealing with the aftermath of a deadly tornado now, but 10 years ago Joplin, Mo., was in the same place. Joplin Mayor Ryan Stanley offers his advice for those in Kentucky.


The road to recovery after a devastating tornado

Monday, December 20, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Ryan Stanley, the mayor of Joplin, Mo., about recovery efforts and lessons learned from the 2011 tornado that killed 161 people.


As a sea of lava destroys livelihoods on La Palma, it also offers a lifeline

Friday, November 19, 2021

The lava and ash the Cumbre Vieja volcano has spewed for two months have consumed homes and forced thousands to flee. However, the rock formed by the lava will ultimately save the island from the sea.


The metaverse is already here. The debate now is over who should own it

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Metaverse users are wary of Meta's foray into the virtual world. The company, formerly known as Facebook, plans to spend at least $10 billion on its metaverse division this year.


La Palma volcano brings both destruction and renewal to the island

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Carmen Solana, a volcanologist at the University of Portsmouth, about the impact of the ongoing volcano eruption at La Palma, in the Canary Islands.


As migrants travel to the U.S., the U.S. tries to stop them south of the border

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with journalists Maria Hinojosa and Julieta Martinelli about their reporting in Mexico and Colombia on the policies designed to stop migrants from reaching the U.S border.


Facebook bets its future on the metaverse

Monday, November 08, 2021

Facebook has rebranded itself as Meta, banking on the metaverse becoming a significant part of our lives. Not everyone is happy with the company making a mark in a space that has existed for years.


A podcast raises questions about the death of a young Black athlete in Mississippi

Thursday, November 04, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Al Letson, host of the radio show Reveal, about their series on the 2008 death of Billey Joe Johnson after he was pulled over by a white police officer in Mississippi.


Fuel shortages are bringing Haiti to a halt

Monday, November 01, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Linda Thélémaque, country director for Hope for Haiti, about the fuel shortages that are now pushing the nation to the brink of collapse.


President Biden seeks to reaffirm his leadership at G20 summit

Thursday, October 28, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with White House economic and national security advisor Daleep Singh about President Biden's goals for the G20 Rome summit as he faces economic and political challenges.


10 years after the end of Basque separatist violence, some wounds are still open

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Spanish writer Edurne Portela and Tamara Muruetagoiena about the 10 year anniversary of peace in the Basque Country and coming to terms with a history of the conflict.