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'A Strange Loop,' finally, comes to Broadway

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Michael R. Jackson, a composer, playwright and lyricist who won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for his musical A Strange Loop. The musical is opening on Broadway Tuesday.


A look at whether the sanctions on Russia are actually working

Thursday, April 07, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Daleep Singh, White House Deputy National Security Adviser for International Economics, about the latest round of sanctions imposed on Russia.


What U.S. intelligence got right and wrong about the war in Ukraine

Wednesday, April 06, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Pentagon correspondent Tom Bowman and Fred Kagan of the Critical Threats Project at the American Enterprise Institute about U.S. intelligence in the war in Ukraine.


Sen. Cory Booker says we are witnessing 'a Jackie Robinson moment for our nation'

Monday, April 04, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, a Democrat who sits on the Senate Judiciary Committee, about the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson for a seat in the Supreme Court.


With 'Unlimited Love,' the Red Hot Chili Peppers continue evolving

Friday, April 01, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with founding members of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Anthony Kiedis and Flea, about their new album, Unlimited Love.


Deputy national security adviser talks about the risk of Russia waging cyberwar

Friday, April 01, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Deputy National Security Adviser Anne Neuberger, about the risk of a cyberwar and how the U.S. might respond to attacks on the country's infrastructure.


Daddy Yankee, a reggaeton 'leyenda,' retires

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Reggaeton superstar Daddy Yankee has announced his retirement from music at the age of 45. But it's unclear whether that means he'll never perform or release music again.


In Barcelona, a record attendance for a women's soccer game

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

It's called El Clásico: Each time Barcelona FC and Real Madrid face one other. On Wednesday, it is a women's game that is breaking an attendance record in Barcelona's Camp Nou stadium.


Remembering tío Mel and tía Amalia, lost to COVID

Friday, February 11, 2022

Samuel Lorenzo Jimenez and Amalia Ruiz Martinez, known to their family as tío Mel and tía Amalia, died from COVID-19 in 2020. They are remembered by their niece and Amalia's brother.


Supreme Court blocks creation of 2nd majority-Black congressional district in Alabama

Monday, February 07, 2022

The U.S. Supreme Court edged toward a further erosion of the Voting Right act Monday, blocking for now a second majority-Black congressional district in Alabama for the 2022 election.


Like a 'Bat Out of Hell'

Monday, January 24, 2022

The nearly 10-minute long song "Bat Out of Hell" opens the classic album by the late singer Meat Loaf. Music academics Elizabeth Wollman and Emily Gale take a close look at the epic track.


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."