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New York City Official Talks Flooding And The Future Of Climate Change

Thursday, September 02, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Jainey K. Bavishi, director of the New York City Mayor's Office of Resiliency, on recent flooding and how the city can prepare for weather events caused by climate change.


After 3 Failed Attempts To Flee Afghanistan, A Family Clings To Hope

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

NPR's Leila Fadel talks with Syvash, one of the thousands of Afghans trying to leave the country. Over the last two decades, he's worked on various projects for both the U.S. and the European Union.


Senior Policy Fellow Argues Terror Attack Should Not Lead To More War

Friday, August 27, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Stephen Wertheim of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, who says that Biden's vow to hold attackers accountable shouldn't send the U.S. into a war on terror.


Houston Fire Chief Discusses The Strain COVID Is Putting On Emergency Medical Workers

Thursday, August 26, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Houston Fire Chief Samuel Peña about how medical professionals and EMTs are struggling to keep up with a surge of seriously-ill COVID patients.


NATO Secretary-General Sees Risk In Staying In Afghanistan Past Deadline

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Jens Stoltenberg, the secretary-general of NATO, about the ongoing effort to evacuate U.S. and NATO allies from Afghanistan.


Former U.N. Diplomat Argues U.S. Strategy In Afghanistan Was Deeply Flawed

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Peter Galbraith, a former United Nations diplomat for Afghanistan, about U.S. military and political missteps during the last 20 years.


New Doc Looks At How Real The Liberty City Seven's Threat Actually Was

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with director Dan Reed about his new movie In the Shadow of 9/11, which re-examines the case against seven men in Miami who were indicted for an alleged al-Qaida plot.


Author Explores Her Family's Displacement In 'Names For Light: A Family History'

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Thirii Myo Kyaw Myint, the author of Names For Light: A Family History, an impressionistic story that traces her ancestors and her own journey.


Afghan Girls Fear For Their Future As Taliban Gain Foothold, Education Minister Says

Friday, August 13, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Rangina Hamidi, Afghanistan's acting minister of education, about what it's like on the ground in Kabul during the Taliban's latest military surge in the country.


Moderate Democrat Stephanie Murphy Discusses The Fate Of The Infrastructure Bill

Thursday, August 12, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Florida about the future of the infrastructure bill as it awaits a vote in the House of Representatives.


Missouri Housing Lawyer Reacts To New Eviction Moratorium

Wednesday, August 04, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with housing attorney Lee Camp about the new eviction moratorium the CDC issued now that the previous moratorium has expired.


Kentucky Governor Encourages Mask Use And Vaccinations As Delta Variant Spreads

Monday, August 02, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear, a Democrat, about the rising COVID-19 cases in his state - and what can be done about it.


Love Is A losing Game And Choice Is A Curse In 'The Paper Palace'

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Miranda Cowley Heller about her first novel, The Paper Palace, which is set in late summer on Cape Cod — and is all about desire.


The Young, The Old And The Odd At This Year's Tour De France

Friday, July 16, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Patrick Redford, who covers cycling and other sports for Defector, about the top storylines in the 2021 Tour de France, which ends this weekend.


Robert Downey Sr., Director of Experimental American Movies, Dies At Age 85

Friday, July 09, 2021

Downey Sr., who wrote and directed the 1969 film Putney Swope, died Wednesday in his home from complications due to Parkinson's disease.


'Speedrunners' Are Beating Video Games In Record Time For Charity

Wednesday, July 07, 2021

At 'Summer Games Done Quick,' speedrunners (people who compete to finish video games as fast as possible) are raising lots of money for charity.


Questlove Discusses His Must-See New Doc, 'Summer Of Soul'

Thursday, July 01, 2021

Summer of Soul is a new documentary telling the story of a series of six concerts that took place in Harlem in 1969 — and is also Amir "Questlove" Thompson's first gig as a film director.


Former White House Chief Of Staff Andrew Card On Working With Donald Rumsfeld

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Andrew Card served as White House Chief of Staff in the George W. Bush administration, working alongside Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld. He remembers his former colleague with NPR's Ari Shapiro.


Law Professor Says Supreme Court NCAA Ruling Is Meaningful, But Not Monumental

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Cardozo School of Law professor Ekow Yankah about the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to allow education-related compensation to student athletes.


What Iran's New President Could Mean For The Iran Nuclear Deal

Monday, June 21, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Vali Nasr about what role Iran's newly elected president might play in efforts to revive U.S. participation in the Iran Nuclear Deal.