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Former Murdoch Executive Says He Quit Over Fox's Anti-Muslim Rhetoric

A former top executive for Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. tells NPR he left his job because of relentlessly harsh depictions of Muslims and immigrants in Murdoch's media properties, especially Fox News.(Image credit: Sasithon Pooviriyakul)
Tags: News, Npr, Rupert Murdoch, News Corp, Murdoch

Venezuelan Opposition's Envoy Gains Ground In Washington, D.C.

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Carlos Vecchio, the Venezuelan opposition's envoy to the U.S., at a building in Washington, D.C., that was recently vacated by the government of Nicolás Maduro.
Tags: News, Washington, Npr, Mary Louise Kelly, Carlos Vecchio

Nebraska Is Starting To Recover After Devastating Floods

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts about the flooding and devastation in his state, ongoing relief efforts and the federal government's response.
Tags: News, Nebraska, Npr, Pete Ricketts, Mary Louise Kelly

KCRW Moves Into New Headquarters as Star DJ Jason Bentley Mulls His Future

Influential public radio station KCRW has finally left the basement and entered its new home: a sparkling, 34,000-square-foot, three-story $21.7 million glass structure on the campus of Santa Monica College. Part of a $115 million development of its Center for Media and Design, it’s a glittering, shiny and massive step up from its previous studio […]
Tags: News, Npr, Jason Bentley, KCRW, Santa Monica College, Nic Harcourt, KCRW Moves Into New Headquarters

As Brexit Drags On, People In Ireland Wait To Learn Their Border Fate

Steve Inskeep talks to NPR's Frank Langfitt about a Brexit delay, and Daniel Mulhall, Ireland's ambassador to the U.S., about the Northern Ireland-Ireland border that is caught up in Brexit flap.
Tags: News, Ireland, Npr, Brexit, Steve Inskeep, Daniel Mulhall, Frank Langfitt, Northern Ireland Ireland

McCain's Death Hasn't Stopped Trump From Criticizing The Ex-Senator

Rachel Martin talks to Mark Salter, a longtime aide to former Sen. McCain. The president has spent the week insulting McCain, who died 7 months ago. NPR's Domenico Montanaro weighs in on the topic.
Tags: News, Npr, Mark Salter, McCain, Rachel Martin, Sen McCain, DOMENICO MONTANARO

Southern Africa Is Still Struggling To Understand Scale Of Devastation From Cyclone

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Gerald Bourke of the World Food Programme, as relief workers in Africa are still learning about the scope of devastation from Cyclone Idai.
Tags: News, Africa, Npr, World Food Programme, Ailsa Chang, Gerald Bourke

Head Of Nebraska National Guard Describes Flooding Situation Throughout The State

Midwest flooding has stranded communities, washed out bridges and caused huge damage to structures and farms. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Maj. Gen. Daryl Bohac of the Nebraska National Guard.
Tags: News, Npr, Nebraska National Guard, Mary Louise Kelly, Daryl Bohac

College Admissions Scandal Could Make It Harder To Get Testing Accommodations

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Wall Street Journal higher education reporter, Doug Belkin, about the rise of accommodations during ACT and SAT testing, following news of the college admissions scandal.
Tags: News, Npr, Wall Street Journal, Ailsa Chang, Doug Belkin

Midwest Flooding Could Result In More Than A Billion Dollars Of Losses For Farmers

The flooding across the Midwest could result in more than a billion dollars of losses for farmers and ranchers. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Iowa Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Julie Kenney.
Tags: News, Iowa, Farmers, Npr, Midwest, Mary Louise Kelly

How To Talk About A Mass Shooting, Without Glorifying The Shooter

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Mark Follman of Mother Jones about the trend toward deemphasizing the gunman associated with a mass shooting, in the media or by public officials.
Tags: News, Npr, Mother Jones, Mark Follman, Ailsa Chang

The Role Movie Posters Play In The Digital Age

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with film critic William Bibbiani about the role movie posters play today, following the release of the poster for Quentin Tarantino's, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
Tags: News, Npr, Quentin Tarantino, Ailsa Chang, William Bibbiani

U.S. Officials Are Split Over How To Handle Venezuelans Seeking Asylum

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Wall Street Journal reporter Jessica Donati about the Trump administration's debate over what should happen to the more than 70,000 Venezuelans seeking refuge in the U.S.
Tags: News, Npr, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Jessica Donati, Mary Louise Kelly

Florida Moves Forward With Voting Legislation That Would Affect Convicted Felons

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with reporter Steve Bousquet about efforts in the Florida legislature to make it more difficult for people with felony convictions to vote.
Tags: Florida, News, Npr, Steve Bousquet, Ailsa Chang

NPR Infographic: The Numbers Behind the Airwaves

An infographic that takes you beyond the airwaves and offers an inside peek at the numbers that make up NPR. (Image credit: Jason Yang/NPR)
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NPR Infographic: The Numbers Beyond the Airwaves

An infographic that takes you beyond the airwaves and offers an inside peek at the numbers that make up NPR. (Image credit: Jason Yang/NPR)
Tags: News, Npr, NPR Infographic

Mike Trout To Finalize $430 Million Contract With Los Angeles Angels

Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels are finalizing a $430 million contract, the largest in professional sports history. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Jonah Keri of The Athletic.
Tags: News, Npr, Los Angeles Angels, Mike Trout, Jonah Keri, Mary Louise Kelly

In Ohio, Lordstown Mayor Says It's Been Quiet Since General Motors Plant Closed

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Mayor Arno Hill of Lordstown, Ohio, about the General Motors plant at the center of President Trump's latest tweetstorm.
Tags: News, General Motors, Npr, Trump, Lordstown Ohio, Ailsa Chang, Arno Hill, Ohio Lordstown, General Motors Plant Closed

Warner Brothers CEO Kevin Tsujihara Steps Down Amid Misconduct Allegations

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to Kim Masters of The Hollywood Reporter about the resignation of Warner Bros chief Kevin Tsujihara amid allegations of misconduct.
Tags: News, Npr, Warner Bros, Warner Brothers, Kevin Tsujihara, Mary Louise Kelly, Kim Masters

Freshman Class For NYC's Top Public High School Includes 7 Black Students Out Of 895

Next fall, the freshman class at New York City's top public high school will include seven black students out of 895. NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with New York Times reporter Eliza Shapiro about the disparity.
Tags: News, New York City, New York Times, Npr, Ailsa Chang, Eliza Shapiro, NYC s Top Public High School Includes

'Mother Jones' Investigation Takes A Look At The World Of Drug Treatment Programs

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Mother Jones reporter Julia Lurie about the loosely regulated rehab industry, and how it shuffles people in and out of treatment programs and cashes in on insurance money.
Tags: News, Npr, Jones, Mother Jones, Ailsa Chang, World Of Drug Treatment Programs, Julia Lurie

How One Man Is Remembering Victims Of The New Zealand Mosque Shootings

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Professor Khaled Beydoun of the University of Detroit about his Twitter project chronicling the lives of people killed in the Christchurch, New Zealand shootings.
Tags: News, New Zealand, Npr, Christchurch New Zealand, Mary Louise Kelly, University of Detroit, Khaled Beydoun

Nebraska Flooding Threatens Livelihood Of Cattle Farmers

Record flooding has devastated farms and communities in the Great Plains. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Anthony Ruzicka, a fifth-generation farmer whose Nebraska farm flooded badly last week.
Tags: News, Nebraska, Npr, Great Plains, Mary Louise Kelly, Anthony Ruzicka

Marcelo Gleiser Wins Templeton Prize For Quest To Confront 'Mystery Of Who We Are'

The prestigious award comes with nearly $1.5 million in winnings. The physicist, who teaches at Dartmouth and has written for NPR, says he's driven by the "many questions we still have no clue about."(Image credit: Eli Burakian/Dartmouth College)
Tags: News, Dartmouth, Npr, Marcelo Gleiser

The White House Is Out With Its Annual Economic Report

Steve Inskeep talks to Kevin Hassett, chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, about President Trump's economic report. NPR's Scott Horsley weighs in on the conversation.
Tags: News, White House, Npr, Trump, Steve Inskeep, Scott Horsley, White House Council of Economic Advisers, Kevin Hassett

Bernie Sanders Pledges To Do A Better Job Of Explaining Socialism

In an interview with NPR, the Vermont independent talked about why he's running again and his place as a white man in a diverse field of candidates.(Image credit: Amr Alfiky/NPR)
Tags: News, Npr, Vermont, Bernie Sanders

YouTube's Chief Product Officer On How The Company Responded To Mosque Shootings

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Neal Mohan, chief product officer for YouTube, about how the tech company responded when a video of last week's deadly shootings in New Zealand went viral.
Tags: News, Youtube, New Zealand, Npr, Ailsa Chang, Neal Mohan

Why Is It So Hard To Have Honest Conversations About Sex?

To kick off NPR's "Let's Talk About Sex" series, NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with two sex educators, Emily Nagoski and Dominick Quartuccio, about where people learn about sex and how that affects them.
Tags: News, Npr, Ailsa Chang, Emily Nagoski, Dominick Quartuccio

American Pilots Union Assesses Boeing's Ability To Keep Its Planes Safe

Captain Dennis Tajer, pilot for American Airlines and spokesman for Allied Pilots Association, talks with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly about the 737 Max 8 crashes and Boeing's communication with pilots.
Tags: News, Npr, Boeing, American Airlines, Allied Pilots Association, Mary Louise Kelly, Dennis Tajer, American Pilots Union

In Theranos Documentary 'The Inventor,' Filmmakers Capture A Stubborn Elizabeth Holmes

Alex Gibney's new documentary looks at the case of Elizabeth Holmes and her fraudulent startup. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Gibney and Tyler Shultz, former Theranos employee and whistleblower.
Tags: News, Npr, Alex Gibney, Elizabeth Holmes, Michel Martin, Gibney, Tyler Shultz

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