Tim Mak

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The latest on Russia's multidirectional assault on Ukraine

Thursday, February 24, 2022

The latest on the fighting in Ukraine after Russia launched an invasion of the country.


Russian military forces and Russian-backed separatists strike targets in Ukraine

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Russia continued its assault on Ukraine from multiple directions, including bombings areas of Ukraine's capital city Kyiv.


After months of escalation, Russia has begun an invasion of Ukraine

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Russia invades Ukraine as blasts are heard in Kyiv and other cities. President Biden called the attack a "needless act of aggression" and warned of "a catastrophic loss of life and human suffering."


Companies are increasingly using a legal strategy that prevents future lawsuits

Wednesday, February 09, 2022

A controversial legal shield called a "third-party release" is hidden inside some high profile bankruptcies, like Purdue Pharma and the Weinstein Company. Some claim they deny victims justice.


Tim Mak's Investigation into the NRA

Tuesday, December 07, 2021

Tim Mak joins us to discuss his new book, 'Misfire: Inside the Downfall of the NRA.' 


The NRA after Columbine

Sunday, November 14, 2021

The National Rifle Association is in deep legal and financial peril. We discuss why — and what it could mean for the organization's future.


A secret tape made after Columbine shows the NRA's evolution on school shootings

Tuesday, November 09, 2021

Just after the 1999 shooting at Columbine High School, NRA leaders agonized over what to do. NPR obtained recordings of the calls, which lay out how the NRA has handled mass shootings ever since.


TikTokers Are Trading Stocks By Copying What Members Of Congress Do

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Online stock trading has taken off, bolstered by easy apps and lower prices. Now, a community of young investors have a new strategy: looking for stock tips from members of Congress.


The NRA Cancels Its Annual Meeting Again, Underscoring The Group's Uncertain Future

Friday, September 03, 2021

The National Rifle Association called off its annual meeting for the second year in a row due to the pandemic. The cancellation is the latest setback in a series of financial and legal troubles.


The FBI Keeps Using Clues From Volunteer Sleuths To Find The Jan. 6 Capitol Rioters

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

In the aftermath of the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, a group of volunteer sleuths came forward to assist law enforcement in an unprecedented effort to identify possible suspects.


One Medical Employees Say Concierge Care Provider Is Putting Profits Over Patients

Wednesday, August 04, 2021

Employees at the health care company One Medical have accused the provider of mismanagement, less focus on patients and poor working conditions. Company leadership has denied the claims.


The Justice Department Is Struggling To Bring Capitol Riot Cases To Trial: Here's Why

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

After the U.S. Capitol riot, there was a sense that the Jan. 6 cases would be straightforward. But defense attorneys describe prosecutors as overwhelmed by evidence and struggling to build cases.


Some Proud Boys Are Moving To Local Politics As Scrutiny Of Far-Right Group Ramps Up

Monday, June 28, 2021

The future of the far-right Proud Boys is murky after at least 30 alleged members are facing charges in the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot. Now a former member and the current leader describe their plans.


Report: DHS Division Failed To Analyze Intelligence Ahead Of Capitol Violence

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

A forthcoming report says DHS officials had the intelligence they needed to predict that the pro-Trump rally would become violent. What was missing was DHS telling the people who needed to know.


NRA Bankruptcy Case Dismissed By Judge, Heightens Risk For Group's Dissolution

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

A federal bankruptcy judge dismissed the National Rifle Association's attempt to declare bankruptcy. The NRA tried to use bankruptcy laws to evade New York officials attempting to dissolve the group.


Judge Dismisses NRA Bankruptcy Case, Heightening Risk For Dissolution Of Group

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

A federal judge threw out the National Rifle Association's bid to declare bankruptcy Tuesday, allowing New York to proceed in its effort to dissolve the gun rights group for alleged "fraud and abuse."


What We Know About The Suspect Who Planted Bombs Before The Capitol Riot

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

More than 400 people are charged in the Jan. 6 riot, but one suspect remains elusive to law enforcement: the person who left bombs near the Democratic and Republican national committee headquarters.


The NRA Has Been Quiet As The Gun Rights Debate Reignites

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Two mass shootings in just a week have rattled the country and renewed a gun rights debate. President Biden and Democrats have called for a ban on assault weapons, but the NRA has said very little.


Yes, Capitol Rioters Were Armed. Here Are The Weapons Prosecutors Say They Used

Friday, March 19, 2021

An NPR review of federal charges against people involved in the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot shows they were armed with a wide variety of weapons, contradicting a false claim that rioters were not armed.


Across The Internet, A Game Of Whac-A-Mole Is Underway To Root Out Extremism

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

How are alternative platforms, where extremist ideology and disinformation thrive, monitored? Can we ever really root out extremism in the virtual space or will the targets just keep jumping around?