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Faces Of NPR: Daniel Zwerdling

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:16:00 -0400

We sat down with Daniel Zwerdling, correspondent with NPR's Investigations Unit.

At Least 13 Dead, More Than 100 Injured In Barcelona Van Attack

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:14:19 -0400

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Guy Hedgecoe, a reporter who is following the deadly van attack in Barcelona from Madrid.

Spotify Removes Racist Music In Response To Charlottesville

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:58:00 -0400

Streaming services, blogs and musicians have been busy this week distancing themselves from white supremacy.

'Patti Cake$' i$ $weet But $light

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:28:19 -0400

A Jersey girl dreams of rap stardom in this "conventional dramedy" that highlights star Danielle Macdonald's charisma but reduces other characters to types.

'California Typewriter': A Love-Letter To The Carriage-Return Lever

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:00:49 -0400

Doug Nichol's documentary profiles the stubborn holdouts — collectors, repairmen, and a few celebrities — who treasure the tactile pleasures of the humble typewriter.

'Dave Made A Maze,' But Dave Forgot A Script

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:00:19 -0400

In this gorgeously designed movie, the walls of an elaborate cardboard maze are more substantial than the characters inside it.

A NASCAR Caper Comedy Fueled By Thick Southern Accents: 'Logan Lucky'

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:00:00 -0400

Steven Soderbergh's return to filmmaking after a brief hiatus features strong chemistry between its two leads, a great cast, and the faint whiff of condescension.

'We're Not Them' — Condemning Charlottesville And Condoning White Resentment

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:58:00 -0400

A scholar and a journalist offer context and analysis on the events in Charlottesville and the politics of white anger.

'That's Good,' Philippine President Says, As Drug Raids Kill Unprecedented Numbers

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:54:00 -0400

Police raids in the Philippines over a three-day span killed dozens of people suspected of selling or using drugs. They're the bloodiest known days in President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs.

Planet Money: A Look Inside Big Trade Negotiations

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:36:30 -0400

Trade negotiations, such as talks on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, are done in secret. To understand what those negotiations are like, the Planet Money podcast looks at the last big trade deal.

Local Reporter Describes What We Know About Van Attack In Barcelona

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:36:30 -0400

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Fiona Govan, a reporter for The Local, Spain, based in Madrid about the deadly attack in Barcelona on Thursday.

An American In Barcelona Reacts To Van Attack

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:36:30 -0400

Andrew Roby is an American on vacation in Barcelona and was in the vicinity when a van drove into a crowd of people killing at least a dozen and injuring at least 50.

Terrorism Expert In Barcelona Talks About Van Attack Near Las Ramblas

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:36:30 -0400

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Nafees Hamid, a terrorism expert for Artis International, who was a few blocks away from Las Ramblas, where the attack in Barcelona occurred on Thursday.

In Birmingham, The Debate Over Confederate Monuments Is Renewed After Charlottesville

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:36:00 -0400

Birmingham, Ala., has a complicated relationship with racism. Some of the most notable events from the Civil Rights era took place in the city. Now, there's renewed debate about the fate of the city's Confederate monuments.

Mathematicians Could Help In Gerrymandering Legal Cases

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:36:00 -0400

Legal fights over racial and partisan gerrymandering are intensifying and mathematicians think they can help. Specialists in geometry are training to become expert witnesses in redistricting cases around the country.