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Pressing Unanswered Questions Remain For The Coronavirus

NPR's Noel King talks to Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, about how the coronavirus spreads.
Tags: News, Npr, Anthony Fauci, Noel King


Trump Grants Pardons To 11 People Including Rod Blagojevich

NPR's David Greene talks to New York University law professor Rachel Barkow about President Trump granting clemency to 11 people, including former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
Tags: News, Npr, Illinois, New York University, Trump, David Greene, Rod Blagojevich, Rachel Barkow


The Checks That Congress Still Has On The Executive Branch

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with former impeachment manager Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., about what remains of checks and balances between Congress and the executive branch.
Tags: News, Congress, Npr, Calif, Zoe Lofgren, Mary Louise Kelly


Frightening Crash At Daytona 500 Sets A Previous Fatal Crash In Perspective

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with ESPN writer Ryan McGee about a scary crash on the final lap of the Daytona 500 race on Monday — which evoked memories of the NASCAR crash that killed Dale Earnhardt 19 years ago.
Tags: News, Npr, Espn, Nascar, Daytona, Dale Earnhardt, Ryan McGee, Mary Louise Kelly


Behind The U.S.-Taliban Ceasefire Agreement In Afghanistan

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Vikram Singh, former deputy special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, and a former defense negotiator. They discuss the U.S. and Taliban's ceasefire deal.
Tags: News, Afghanistan, Taliban, Pakistan, Npr, Ari Shapiro, Vikram Singh


Encore: On 'Seeking Thrills,' Georgia Channels A Lifetime On The Dance Floor

British musician Georgia has a new album out full of throwback dance beats and stripped-back vocals. It's called Seeking Thrills. She speaks with NPR's Ari Shapiro.
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Greyhound Under Fire After Allowing Border Patrol To Conduct Sweeps On Its Buses

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Associated Press reporter Gene Johnson about how Greyhound Bus allowed U.S. immigration agents to check documents of riders, even though they weren't required to by law.
Tags: News, Associated Press, Npr, Ari Shapiro, GENE JOHNSON


'Russians Among Us' Author On Actual Russian Spycraft

It's not a lost episode of The Americans — Russians Among Us dives into the very real, decades-long Russian spy campaign in the U.S. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with author Gordon Corera.
Tags: News, Npr, Spycraft, Mary Louise Kelly


What The Boy Scouts Bankruptcy Filing Means For Pending Lawsuits

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with attorney Gilion Dumas about what the Boy Scouts' bankruptcy filing means for the child sex abuse lawsuits currently pending against the organization.
Tags: News, Npr, Ari Shapiro, Gilion Dumas


Coronavirus Update: 1st Group Of Americans Emerges From Quarantine At Travis AFB

"It is important to know that these people being released from quarantine pose no health risk to the surrounding community," a CDC press officer said in a statement to NPR.(Image credit: Philip and Gay Courter/via Reuters)
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Craft beer waste saves Montana town $1M for wastewater treatment

A Montana town has found a money-saving solution to its sewage and wastewater treatment expenses, thanks to a nearby craft brewery. The innovation caught the eye of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which provided the town and its water reclamation facility an Honorable Mention accolade in one of the federal agency’s annual awards. Havre, Montana has a population of 10,000. Its 40-year-old water reclamation facility, as the EPA has described, “needed upgrades to help meet their final am...
Tags: Design, News, Montana, Environment, US, Beer, Epa, Npr, Water Quality, Water Issues, Ewg, Havre, Environmental Protection Agency EPA, Revis, Wastewater Treatment, Water Treatment


Sanders Speaks To People Who Haven't Had A Voice, Rocha Says

NPR's David Greene talks to Chuck Rocha, a senior adviser in Sen. Bernie Sander's Democratic presidential campaign, about how things look for the candidate heading into the Nevada caucuses.
Tags: News, Npr, Nevada, Sanders, David Greene, Bernie Sander, Chuck Rocha, Voice Rocha Says


U.S.-Taliban Peace Talks May Be Edging Closer To A Deal

Officials in the U.S. hope a peace deal with the Taliban will soon be reached. NPR's Noel King talks to Carter Malkasian, a former adviser to U.S. military commanders in Afghanistan.
Tags: News, Taliban, Npr, Noel King, U S Taliban, Carter Malkasian


Audio Series: 25 Trumbulls Road

Our   audio series "The Authors Read. We Listen."  was hatched in a NYC club during BEA back in 2012. It's a fun little series, where authors record themselves reading an excerpt from their own novels, in their own voices, the way their stories were meant to be heard. Today, Christopher Locke will be reading an excerpt from his novel 25 Trumbulls Road, out this month with Black Lawrence Press.  Christopher’s writing has appeared in such magazines as The North American Revi...
Tags: Books, Ireland, Npr, Latin America, Parma, Christopher, Locke, New Hampshire State Council, Christopher Locke, Massachusetts Cultural Council, Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg, Trumbulls Road, Black Lawrence Press Christopher, Barrelhouse Saranac Review, Burst Bloom Records Locke, Fundacion Valparaiso Spain


'Washington Post': Therapy Notes Are Being Used Against Migrant Children

NPR's Noel King talks to Washington Post reporter Hannah Dreier, whose investigation found that therapists are sharing their notes on detained migrant children with immigration officials.
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'Washington Post': Therapy Notes Being Used Against Migrant Children

NPR's Noel King talks to Washington Post reporter Hannah Dreier, whose investigation found that therapists are sharing their notes on detained migrant children with immigration officials.
Tags: News, Washington Post, Npr, Hannah Dreier, Noel King


Kainaz Amaria Wins the John Long Ethics Award from the NPPA

We are happy to announce that our friend Kainaz Amaria is the winner of this year’s Jong Long Ethics Award. Per the award’s website…. The John Long Ethics Award is awarded to Kainaz Amaria, an outstanding photojournalist turned editor, first on NPR’s Visual Team before becoming the visuals editor at Vox. This award recognizes an individual who has, through her efforts, upheld, shaped and promoted ethical behavior in all forms of visual journalism. Amaria’s career as a photographer speaks for ...
Tags: Florida, News, Life, Npr, Mumbai, Vox, Joseph, National Press Photographers Association, Nppa, Mumbai India, Melissa Lyttle, St Petersburg Times, Kainaz Amaria, Reuters Prior, NPR 's Visual Team, Amaria


U.S. Epidemiologist Who Traveled To China To Investigate Coronavirus Relays Findings

NPR's Audie Cornish discusses coronavirus theories with Dr. Ian Lipkin, an epidemiologist on his last day of containment after returning from China.
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Encore: Reflections From Conversations With Women In Comedy

NPR's Audie Cornish looks back on her series of conversations with women navigating the male-dominated world of comedy.
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Understanding The Prisoner Swap In Yemen's Civil War

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Peter Salisbury, senior Yemen analyst for the International Crisis Group, about the announcement of a prisoner exchange in the country's civil war.
Tags: News, Npr, Yemen, Audie Cornish, International Crisis Group, Peter Salisbury


The Challenges Of Prosecuting The Case Against Harvey Weinstein

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Aya Gruber, a former defense lawyer who teaches at the University of Colorado, about why the criminal case against Harvey Weinstein in New York is risky for prosecutors.
Tags: New York, News, Harvey Weinstein, Npr, University Of Colorado, Audie Cornish, Aya Gruber


Author Brandon Taylor On His Coming-Of-Age Novel 'Real Life'

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with author Brandon Taylor about his debut novel Real Life, inspired by his own experience as a black, queer student in a graduate science program.
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TRANSCRIPT Ep 13 | Pisces Season: Gopher It!

Transcript: Big Sky Astrology Podcast, Episode 13 013 | Pisces Season: Gopher It! (February 17, 2020)   Jen: Hey friends. Jen here. Today is February 17th, 2020. And here once again for fellowship, fun and the astro-lowdown is my buddy, astrologer April Elliott Kent. Hey, April! April: Hey Jen, you did it! You got fellowship in there. Jen: I got the word fellowship in there. Take note my friends. April: Yes. Jen: My friends who challenged me to throw fellowship into the podcast this week. Apr...
Tags: Apple, Minnesota, Minneapolis, Moon, Npr, Catholic, Lady Gaga, New Mexico, Leo, Mars, West Coast, Jupiter, Pluto, Neptune, Venus, Libra


Over 1,000 Ex-DOJ Officials Call on AG Barr to Resign following Roger Stone Sentencing

More than 1,100 former Justice Department officials signed a letter released on Sunday urging Attorney General William Barr to resign in the wake of Barr's intervention in the sentencing of political operative Roger Stone."In this nation, we are all equal before the law. A person should not be given special treatment in a criminal prosecution because they are a close political ally of the President," the letter reads. "Governments that use the enormous power of law enforcement to punish thei...
Tags: News, Congress, Cnn, Npr, Msnbc, Abc News, Doj, Justice Department, Trump, Roger Stone, Mueller, Barr, Twitter Trump, AG Barr, William Barr


WTA Will Allow Coaching From The Stands During Testing Phase

NPR's David Greene talks to sports journalist Reem Abulleil about the Women's Tennis Association allowing coaching from the stands. The trail run won't apply to grand slam tournaments.
Tags: News, Npr, David Greene, Reem Abulleil


Why Sanders As The Democratic Nominee Terrifies The Center-Left

NPR's David Greene talks to David Bennett of the think tank Third Way about why some Democratic groups do not want current front-runner Sen. Bernie Sanders to be the party's presidential nominee.
Tags: News, Npr, Sen Bernie Sanders, David Greene, David Bennett


WTA's Will Allow Coaching From The Stands During Testing Phase

NPR's David Greene talks to sports journalist Reem Abulleil about the Women's Tennis Association allowing coaching from the stands. The trail run won't apply to grand slam tournaments.
Tags: News, Npr, David Greene, Reem Abulleil


Ex-DOJ Employees Call On Barr To Resign After Intervening In Stone Case

More than 1,100 former DOJ officials want Attorney General Barr to resign. NPR's Noel King talks to Mary McCord, a former acting assistant attorney general for National Security, about why.
Tags: News, National Security, Npr, Doj, Barr, Mary McCord, Noel King


Rights Activist Xu Zhiyong Arrested In China Amid Crackdown On Dissent

Friends of Xu tell NPR that the prominent legal and civil rights activist was arrested on Feb. 15 in southern China. Xu had managed to evade authorities tracking him for nearly two months. (Image credit: Handout ./Reuters)
Tags: News, China, Npr, Xu, Xu Zhiyong