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How Russia And Other Foreign Actors Sow Disinformation In Elections

Russian disinformation is again a topic of conversation leading up to the presidential election. Nina Jankowicz of the Wilson Center tells NPR's Audie Cornish more about foreign interference tactics.
Tags: News, Npr, Audie Cornish, Wilson Center, Nina Jankowicz


Housing Secretary Ben Carson Discusses Homelessness Solutions After LA Visit

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Ben Carson, secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, about his countrywide bus tour to address homelessness, which just visited Los Angeles.
Tags: News, Npr, Ben Carson, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Mary Louise Kelly


Catholics In Las Vegas On Faith And Politics

In another installment of a series about faith and politics, NPR's Audie Cornish talks with a diverse group of Catholics in Las Vegas about the role religion plays in their choices at the ballot box.
Tags: News, Npr, Las Vegas, Audie Cornish


Checking In With A Cameroonian National In Wuhan, China

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks again with Pisso Nseke, a Cameroonian business consultant stuck in Wuhan, China — the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Tags: News, Npr, Wuhan China, Mary Louise Kelly, Pisso Nseke


A Studio At Your Fingertips: 5 Apps Teachers Are Using To Make Student Podcasts

We checked in with educators to see what tools their students are using to create entries for NPR's Student Podcast Challenge. (Image credit: LA Johnson/NPR)
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Russian Election Interference Is Exceedingly Grave, Gompert Says

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to ex-acting Director of National Intelligence David Gompert about reports Trump was angered when he learned lawmakers were briefed on Russia's support of his reelection.
Tags: News, Russia, Npr, Trump, National Intelligence, Rachel Martin, David Gompert


Nevada, S.C. Minority Voters To Help Shape Democratic Presidential Race

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to political strategist Lauren Harper and Janet Murguia of the Latino advocacy group UnidosUS about Nevada's Latino voters and South Carolina's African American voters.
Tags: News, Npr, Nevada, South Carolina, Rachel Martin, Janet Murguía, Lauren Harper


Lawmakers, During Classified Briefing, Are Told Russia Wants Trump Reelected

NPR's Noel King talks to Washington Post reporter Ellen Nakashima about intelligence officials warning House lawmakers that Russia wants Trump reelected. Trump is furious Congress got the briefing.
Tags: News, Congress, Washington Post, Russia, House, Npr, Trump, Ellen Nakashima, Noel King


Roger Stone Was Sentenced To Prison But Will Trump Intervene?

NPR's Noel King talks to former federal prosecutor Shan Wu about the 40-month prison sentence handed down to Roger Stone, a longtime ally of President Trump, by Judge Amy Berman Jackson.
Tags: News, Npr, Trump, Roger Stone, Noel King, Shan Wu


House Intelligence Briefing Stating That Russia Favors Trump Reelection Angers Trump

Intelligence officials reportedly briefed a House committee that Russia favors reelecting President Trump, angering him. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with The Washington Post's Ellen Nakashima.
Tags: News, Washington Post, Russia, House, Npr, Trump, Mary Louise Kelly


Sen. Elizabeth Warren Back In Media Spotlight After Nevada Debate Performance

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly asks Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren about surging back into national attention after an energetic performance during the debate on Wednesday night.
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Sen. Susan Collins Was Known As A Moderate Republican — At Least Before Trump

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Rebecca Traister about her New York magazine profile of Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine. It's called "The Immoderate Susan Collins."
Tags: New York, News, Maine, Npr, Rebecca Traister, Sen Susan Collins, Mary Louise Kelly, Sen Susan Collins Was Known, Least Before Trump


How New Acting Intel Director Richard Grenell Has Served As Ambassador To Germany

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Emily Schultheis, an Institute of Current World Affairs fellow, about incoming acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell, the current ambassador to Germany.
Tags: News, Germany, Npr, Ari Shapiro, Institute of Current World Affairs, Richard Grenell, Emily Schultheis


Key Moments From The Nevada Democratic Debate

NPR political correspondent Asma Khalid and NPR national political correspondent Don Gonyea update us on the latest.
Tags: News, Npr, Nevada, Don Gonyea, Asma Khalid


Roger Stone Case Raises The Question Should Attorney General Barr Resign?

NPR's David Greene talks to George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley about the Justice Department-Trump tweet controversy over Roger Stone's sentencing.
Tags: News, Npr, George Washington University, Roger Stone, David Greene, Jonathan Turley, Justice Department Trump, Barr Resign


Democratic Rivals Use Nevada Debate To Attack Michael Bloomberg

NPR's Rachel Martin Corey Ealons, a former communications aide in the Obama White House, about Michael Bloomberg's first appearance in a Democratic primary debate. Did he fend off his rivals?
Tags: News, Npr, Nevada, Michael Bloomberg, Obama White House, Rachel Martin Corey Ealons


California Legislature Considers Formal Apology For World War II Japanese Internment

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with California Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi about his bill calling for his state to apologize for its role in violating the rights of Japanese Americans in World War II.
Tags: News, California, Npr, Ari Shapiro, California Legislature, Al Muratsuchi


The 'American Sherlock' Was A Pioneer Of Forensic Science

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Kate Winkler Dawson, author of American Sherlock: Murder, Forensics, and the Birth of American CSI. It's about Edward Oscar Heinrich, an early, great forensic scientist.
Tags: News, Npr, Sherlock, Ari Shapiro, Kate Winkler Dawson, Edward Oscar Heinrich


Baseball Unrest Persists As Angry Players Opine On Houston Astros Scandal

The Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal won't go away, as players around the league speak out. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with The Athletic baseball correspondent Evan Drellich about it.
Tags: News, Npr, Houston Astros, Athletic, Mary Louise Kelly, Evan Drellich


Behind Michael Bloomberg's History Of Sexism And Sex Discrimination Complaints

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly asks Washington Post reporter Michael Kranish about Michael Bloomberg's history of sexist and discriminatory behavior.
Tags: News, Washington Post, Npr, Michael Bloomberg, Mary Louise Kelly, Michael Kranish


5 Finalists Still Have A Chance At Aspen Words Literary Prize

The annual award, doled out in partnership with NPR, honors fiction that doesn't shy from grappling with thorny social issues. Just one of the five books remaining will win $35,000 come April.(Image credit: Courtesy of the Aspen Words Literary Prize)
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Patently-O Bits and Bytes by Juvan Bonni

Recent Headlines in the IP World: Louis Columbus: Ford Is Learning Fast From Alphabet & Apple How To Compete With Patents (Source: Forbes) Merrit Kennedy: U.S. Prosecutors Hit Huawei With New Federal Charges (Source: NPR) David Phelan: Apple Patent Reveals Possible Radical Apple Watch 6 Design Upgrade (Source: Forbes) Alex Luft: GM Files To Trademark Hummer In U.S. And Canada (Source: GM Authority) Jeremy Horwitz: Apple Seeks to Patent Machine Learning Correction of GPS Estimates (Source: T...
Tags: Law, Ford, Uspto, Npr, Huawei, Patent, Koenig, Louis Columbus, David Phelan, Bits and Bytes, Juvan Bonni, Fiala Weaver, Forbes Merrit Kennedy, Forbes Alex Luft, GM Authority Jeremy Horwitz, Lexology Hristina Georgieva


Michael Bloomberg Will Make His Debut On Nevada's Debate Stage

NPR's David Greene talks to David Axelrod, who ran former President Obama's campaigns, about how Democratic candidate Michael Bloomberg could change the dynamic of the 2020 race.
Tags: News, Obama, Npr, Nevada, Michael Bloomberg, David Greene, David Axelrod, Michael Bloomberg Will


Pressing Unanswered Questions Remain Regarding 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.
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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


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


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


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


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