Ray Suarez

Ray Suarez appears in the following:

How Crime Rates In New York City Reached Record Lows

Saturday, December 30, 2017

Crime in New York City is at its lowest levels since the 1950s. NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton says a renewed focus on disorder, as well as serious crime, led to the decline.

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She's Done The Sums On Santa, And The Math Checks Out

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Hannah Fry is co-author of The Indisputable Existence Of Santa Claus, an application of mathematics to holiday quandaries like wrapping round presents, turkey roasting and one man's annual journey.

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It's Competition Season For Coquito, Puerto Rico's Boozy Holiday Treat

Saturday, December 23, 2017

At the Coquito Masters, the competition is as stiff as the Puerto Rican cocktail. But this year, the contest has a bittersweet mission in preserving a culinary culture impacted by Hurricane Maria.

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Mexican Crime Reporter, Gumaro Perez Aguilando, Shot To Death

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Twelve journalists have been murdered in Mexico this year, the latest Tuesday while at his 6-year-old son's school Christmas pageant. We explore why Mexico is such a dangerous place for journalists.

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Who Does The Tax Plan Really Benefit?

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

The corporate tax rate will fall for all businesses, but some provisions in the bill will especially benefit certain industries — manufacturers, real estate companies, Wall Street and multinationals.

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In Landmark Ruling, EU's Top Court Says Uber Is A Transport Service

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Uber has hit a roadblock in Europe. The European Union's top court denied the company's contention that it is a digital platform. The court ruled Uber is in the business of transportation.

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What Happens To Obamacare If Individual Mandate Disappears?

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Republicans' tax overhaul gets rid of the tax penalty for people who fail to maintain insurance coverage. If it becomes law, what happens to the deficit and the number of uninsured?

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Colorado Has A History Of Women In Politics — And A Harassment Problem

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Nearly 40 percent of Colorado lawmakers are women, and the state has a history of women in powerful jobs. KUNC's Bente Birkeland asked about sexual harassment in the statehouse — and found a problem.

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In Honduras, Protests Erupt In Wake Of Presidential Election Results

Monday, December 18, 2017

In Honduras, police fire tear gas at protesters angered that incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez has been reelected. The Organization of American States calls for a new vote.

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House Set To Vote On GOP Tax Bill On Tuesday

Monday, December 18, 2017

Congressional Republicans appear on the cusp of their first major legislative victory of the Trump era, with a House vote on the tax bill set for Tuesday.

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From 'This Is Us' To 'Master Of None,' The Year's Groundbreaking TV Shows

Sunday, December 17, 2017

What were the memorable moments in television this year? NPR's TV Critic Eric Deggans runs through his list with guest host Ray Suarez.

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A Likely Win On Taxes Solves Some Of The GOP's Political Problems

Sunday, December 17, 2017

President Trump could see his first major legislative victory this week if Congress succeeds in passing the GOP tax overhaul bill. NPR guest host Ray Suarez speaks with NPR's Mara Liasson about what it means for Republican lawmakers.

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In 'Fortress America,' Examining How Fear Crept Into American Life

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Historian Elaine Tyler May says that since the Cold War, fear has crept into American life. Her new book, Fortress America, examines key events that shaped today's political climate.

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Chicago Jazz Pianist Willie Pickens Is Remembered For Performing And Teaching

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Chicago jazz piano legend Willie Pickens died this past week at age 86. Fellow musicians remember him as a talented musician and mentor to generations of jazz students.

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Tax Bill Would Open Alaska Wildlife Refuge To Drilling

Sunday, December 17, 2017

The Republican tax bill includes a provision that would open up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil exploration and drilling. It's a blow to environmental groups, but many Alaskans hope the move will bring revenue to the state.

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What It Took To Convince Final Holdouts To Support The GOP Tax Bill

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Republicans seem to have secured enough votes to pass their tax bill next week. It marks the most sweeping tax overhaul in decades. Guest host Ray Suarez speaks with NPR's Kelsey Snell about the bill.

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Brexit Is One Step Closer As EU Agrees To Talk About U.K. Trade

Saturday, December 16, 2017

European Union leaders have agreed to discuss the process by which the U.K. will leave the EU. The talks focus on the trade relationship Britain will have with the EU in the future. Guest host Ray Suarez speaks with NPR's Frank Langfitt about whether Brexit has entered a point of no return.

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Weighing The Impact Of Repealing The Health Insurance Mandate

Saturday, December 16, 2017

The tax bill being considered by Congress includes a repeal of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate. Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News talks to guest host Ray Suarez about how that could affect the health insurance market.

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The Secret Service is Running Out of Money

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

It's expensive to protect the president on his frequent trips to Trump properties. Already, 1,000 Secret Service agents have hit the federal caps for yearly salary and overtime. 

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An Angry Trump Takes to Phoenix

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

In an angry address at a campaign-style rally in Arizona, the president blamed the news media for deepening divisions within the country, and decried undocumented immigration.

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