Tinbete Ermyas

Tinbete Ermyas appears in the following:

U.S. Envoy for Yemen says we are at a moment for hope in near decade-long conflict

Friday, September 22, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks to U.S. Special Envoy for Yemen, Tim Lenderking, about his recent efforts to rally international support for the war-ravage country

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U.S. special representative for Ukraine talks economic recovery

Wednesday, September 20, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Penny Pritzker, who has been tapped by President Biden to serve as his special representative for Ukraine's economic recovery.

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Earthquake resiliency expert gives assessment from the ground in Morocco

Wednesday, September 20, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Kit Miyamoto, a structural engineer who specializes in earthquake resiliency. He's currently in Morocco, assessing damage from the earthquake.

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Illinois just eliminated cash bail. One lawyer says other states should follow

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Civil Rights Corps founder Alec Karakatsanis about the movement to eliminate cash bail on a national level, after Illinois abolished cash bail this week.

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Dan + Shay reached a tipping point in their careers. It made them closer

Monday, September 18, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney of the country music duo Dan + Shay about their new album, Bigger Houses.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Minnesota is returning 1,400 acres of land to the Upper Sioux Community

Wednesday, September 06, 2023

Minnesota is returning the Upper Sioux Agency State Park, once used for religious and communal ceremonies, to the Native people whose ancestors were killed on the land more than a century ago.

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Historical fiction 'The Fraud' is about a man's testimony of outrageous, obvious lies

Wednesday, September 06, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with author Zadie Smith about her first work of historical fiction The Fraud, about the trial of a man who says one provably false thing after another.

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Arkansas lawmaker describes going on the first congressional trip to Syria in 5 years

Thursday, August 31, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with GOP Rep. French Hill of Arkansas about his trip that he took to Syria with two other Republican members of Congress.

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What we know about the arson attacks in Russia

Thursday, August 31, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Mika Golubovsky, the English language editor for Mediazona, about the arson attacks in which Russians have been trying to set recruitment offices on fire.

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Meet Peanut, the world's oldest chicken

Wednesday, August 30, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Marsi Parker Darwin about Peanut, the world's oldest living chicken.

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Big changes are coming to college football ahead of the sport's playoff expansion

Friday, August 25, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Nichole Auerbach of the Athletic about the return of college football — which has been through a dramatic transformation during the off season.

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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.

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How a week's worth of plastic adds up

Thursday, August 24, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with LA Times environmental reporter Susanne Rust about what she learned from logging her plastic use for a week.

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After six decades, blues legend Bobby Rush isn't slowing down

Friday, August 18, 2023

Blues legend Bobby Rush has been making music for more than six decades — now he's out with a new album, called All My Love For You.

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DJ Crazy Times and the Eurodance parody that captured a nation

Friday, August 18, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with comedian Kyle Gordon, aka DJ Crazy Times, about his new hit song "The Planet of the Bass" — a 1990s Eurodance parody that has taken the internet by storm.

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One year on, how has the Inflation Reduction Act impacted climate action in the U.S.?

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Gina McCarthy, the former climate policy adviser for President Biden, about whether the IRA has had helped the U.S. properly deal with the threat of climate change.

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Niger coup leaders charge deposed president for treason, deepening worry for region

Monday, August 14, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with researcher Andrew Lebovich about the aftermath of the coup in Niger, where leaders of the military say they will prosecute the country's deposed president for treason.

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