Tag: NPR

  • Why Brazil was able to hold their former president accountable in election case : NPR

    Why Brazil was able to hold their former president accountable in election case : NPR

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    NPR’s Scott Detrow talks with Omar Encarnacion about former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro being banned from running for office for eight years due to efforts to overturn Brazil’s 2022 election. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) DONALD TRUMP: Nothing like this has ever happened before. MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST: That’s former President Donald Trump speaking before his…

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  • Nike’s Olympic track uniform reignites concerns over sexism in athlete attire : NPR

    Nike’s Olympic track uniform reignites concerns over sexism in athlete attire : NPR

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    Elite athletes from around the world joined Nike to unveil the latest Nike Air footwear and team kits at the “Nike On Air” event at the Palais Brongniart in Paris earlier this month. Nike hide caption toggle caption Nike Elite athletes from around the world joined Nike to unveil the latest Nike Air footwear and…

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  • Great Salt lake drying due to climate change, scientists worry : NPR

    Great Salt lake drying due to climate change, scientists worry : NPR

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    Scientists Carly Biedul, Bonnie Baxter and Heidi Hoven look for migratory birds on the eerily dry south shore of the Great Salt Lake in Utah. Lindsay D’Addato for NPR hide caption toggle caption Lindsay D’Addato for NPR Scientists Carly Biedul, Bonnie Baxter and Heidi Hoven look for migratory birds on the eerily dry south shore…

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  • Vietnam sentences real estate tycoon to death in its largest-ever fraud case : NPR

    Vietnam sentences real estate tycoon to death in its largest-ever fraud case : NPR

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    Businesswoman Truong My Lan, front center, attends a trial in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on Thursday, April 11, 2024. Thanh Tung/AP hide caption toggle caption Thanh Tung/AP Businesswoman Truong My Lan, front center, attends a trial in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on Thursday, April 11, 2024. Thanh Tung/AP HANOI, Vietnam — Real estate…

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  • Consider This from NPR : NPR

    Consider This from NPR : NPR

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    O.J. Simpson died this week at 76 years old. Myung Chun/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Myung Chun/AFP via Getty Images O.J. Simpson died this week at 76 years old. Myung Chun/AFP via Getty Images You’re reading the Consider This newsletter, which unpacks one major news story each day. Subscribe here to get…

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  • Rwandans learn to live as neighbors in the shadow of the genocide : NPR

    Rwandans learn to live as neighbors in the shadow of the genocide : NPR

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    Many members of Rachel Mukantabana’s family were killed in the 1994 genocide. Jacques Nkinzingabo for NPR hide caption toggle caption Jacques Nkinzingabo for NPR Many members of Rachel Mukantabana’s family were killed in the 1994 genocide. Jacques Nkinzingabo for NPR NYAMATA, Rwanda — Rachel Mukantabana was a teenager when the devastating genocide in Rwanda unfolded.…

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  • Japan will give new cherry trees to replace those lost in D.C. construction : NPR

    Japan will give new cherry trees to replace those lost in D.C. construction : NPR

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    The Washington Monument is visible behind a cherry tree affectionally nicknamed ‘Stumpy’, March 19, 2024 in Washington. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption toggle caption Andrew Harnik/AP The Washington Monument is visible behind a cherry tree affectionally nicknamed ‘Stumpy’, March 19, 2024 in Washington. Andrew Harnik/AP WASHINGTON — Japan is giving the United States 250 new cherry…

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  • Olympic gold medalists in track and field will get $50,000 prizes : NPR

    Olympic gold medalists in track and field will get $50,000 prizes : NPR

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    Shaunae Miller-Uibo of the Bahamas wins the gold medal during the women’s 400-meters during the Tokyo Olympic Games in August 2021. Matthias Hangst/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Matthias Hangst/Getty Images Shaunae Miller-Uibo of the Bahamas wins the gold medal during the women’s 400-meters during the Tokyo Olympic Games in August 2021. Matthias Hangst/Getty Images…

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  • Paul Rusesabagina of ‘Hotel Rwanda’ fame and his daughter criticize the government : NPR

    Paul Rusesabagina of ‘Hotel Rwanda’ fame and his daughter criticize the government : NPR

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    Paul Rusesabagina, whose life inspired the movie Hotel Rwanda, and his daughter, Anaise Kanimba, have been vocal critics of Rwanda’s current president, Paul Kagame. JUANA SUMMERS, HOST: From April to July 1994, the world watched as genocide unfolded in Rwanda. A million people died as neighbors brutally attacked their neighbors with clubs and machetes. Thirty…

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  • Palestinians return to Khan Younis, a Gaza city in ruins : NPR

    Palestinians return to Khan Younis, a Gaza city in ruins : NPR

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    Palestinians returning to Khan Younis to survey the damage to their homes after Israeli forces withdrew from the city following a four-month battle with Hamas there. Anas Baba hide caption toggle caption Anas Baba Palestinians returning to Khan Younis to survey the damage to their homes after Israeli forces withdrew from the city following a…

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