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The founder of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group will stand trial for his role in the attack on the U.S. Capitol. Why this case could have far-reaching implications for other January 6 defendants. A gunman opened fire at a military recruitment center in Russia's Siberia region yesterday. It's part of a growing resistance in Russia against a military mobilization to support the ongoing war in Ukraine. And protests in Iran over the killing of 22-year-old woman intensify.
A far-right nationalist is on track to become Italy's first female prime minister. What led Italians to back a candidate who is accused of spreading white supremacist ideas? Also, thousands of Russian men are fleeing the country to avoid military service under President Putin's mobilization order. Plus, why NASA scientists are getting ready to slam one of their spacecrafts into an asteroid.
In the second and final part of our series "The Black Gate: A Uyghur's Family's Story," a Uyghur man returns to China to find his children who've been sent to "boarding schools" and his wife who's spent two years in prison. In the Xinjiang region of western China, hundreds of thousands of Uyghurs and other Muslim ethnic groups have been arrested and detained. Many are still desperately searching for their families.
Global markets tumbled this week, deepening fears of a possible recession ahead. Hurricane Fiona weakens to a post tropical storm as it hits eastern Canada. Some Russian men flee to Turkey as they try to avoid the military call up to fight in Ukraine.
Referendums are taking place in Russian occupied regions of Ukraine on whether to become part of Russia. Some health experts warn of a particularly hard flu season ahead as the COVID-19 pandemic wanes. Energy and climate leaders are in Pittsburgh for a forum on green energy solutions ahead of the UN climate summit this fall.
The legal troubles of former President Trump continue to mount, as federal judges rule against him in the DOJ investigation, and a new lawsuit is filed. In an ongoing effort to tackle inflation the Federal Reserve raised interest rates again. Protests in Iran continue after a young woman died while in police custody.
Russian President Putin announces a partial military mobilization of army reservists. Migrant advocates have sued Florida Governor Ron DeSantis over his political stunt that relocated migrants from Texas to Massachusetts. One community in Puerto Rico faces a daunting recovery after flooding from Hurricane Fiona. **This episode has been updated with an accurate pronunciation of Yesenia Nazario.
Puerto Rico faces an island-wide blackout after Hurricane Fiona caused serious flash floods and mudslides. Health experts weigh in on President Biden's statement that the pandemic is over. Johnson and Johnson is in federal court, over its attempt to use bankruptcy to avoid an onslaught of lawsuits.
Funeral services are held for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. Hurricane Fiona pummels Puerto Rico. President Biden says the U.S. will defend Taiwan if China stages an "unprecedented attack" on the island.
It has been called a genocide and a possible crime against humanity. In the Xinjiang region of western China, hundreds of thousands of Uyghurs and other Muslim ethnic groups have been arrested and detained. Many are still desperately searching for their families.In this episode, the first of a two-part series, NPR's China Correspondent Emily Feng and language rights activist Abduweli Ayup tell the story of one Uyghur man and his efforts to reunite with his wife and young children, who were detained by Chinese authorities. For two years, he had no idea what had happened to them.
Ukrainian officials are investigating the hundreds of graves discovered after recapturing Izium this week. In the U.S., immigration advocates and lawyers are working to help the migrants flown to Martha's Vineyard. And while millions of new booster shots are available to protect against Omicron, uptake is slow.
Democrats and immigration activists are calling Florida's flights of migrants from Texas to Martha's Vineyard "inhumane" and a "political stunt." But Florida Governor Ron DeSantis says the flights help protect his state from the costs of illegal immigration. A new NPR/Marist poll surveys economic trends with incomes not matching the rising cost of living. And, attention in Britain will soon turn to King Charles III, as he tries to guide the monarchy in a new era.
The leaders of China and Russia are set to meet on the sidelines of a security forum in Uzbekistan. A tentative railway labor agreement was struck last night, averting a strike. What does it include? And migrants from Venezuela thought they were headed to Boston but instead land in Martha's Vineyard.
A looming rail strike across the U.S. is already causing shipping delays and travel headaches. Engineers and conductors are holding out, as the Biden administration scrambles to head off a costly strike. What does former President Donald Trump's political future look like with legal cases against him mounting? And Sweden's new coalition government looks likely to include an extreme right political party with a troubling background.
Ukraine made a dramatic push during the past week, driving back Russian troops who were caught off-guard and forced into a rapid retreat. The Justice Department has issued dozens of new subpoenas in the January 6 investigation. And in Minnesota, thousands of nurses go on strike for better working conditions.
Ukraine reclaimed key territory in the northeastern part of the country over the weekend while Russia attacked power stations across Ukraine. President Xi Jinping of China meets his Russian counterpart in Central Asia this week. And what's happening at the state level in the U-S to address high insulin prices?
In February of 2021, three severe winter storms swept through Texas. The state was not prepared. More than five million people were left without heat and running water, in the bitter cold, for days. It's been a year and a half since that massive power outage, but Texans still have questions about whether the power grid can hold up to extreme winter and summer weather. What does the climate crisis, coupled with aging infrastructure, mean for people in Texas and beyond? In this episode, Rachel Martin speaks with Mose Buchele from NPR member station KUT in Austin, who has been exploring these questions in the new season of The Disconnect. You can listen to the podcast here.
The Justice Department and former President Trump's legal team offer different names for special master to review documents seized at Mar-a-Lago and disagree over a timeline. California has an extreme weather week: raging wildfires, flash floods, scorching heat, and a tropical storm. The UK continues to mourn Queen Elizabeth as her son is formally proclaimed King Charles III in London.
Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-serving British monarch, dies at 96. EU ministers meet in Brussels to discuss Russia's energy disruptions. And the DOJ appeals the special master review of documents seized by the FBI.
The United States accuses the Kremlin of forcibly relocating Ukrainians to Russia. The second suspect in the mass stabbings in Saskatchewan, Canada was caught yesterday and died in custody. And what does it mean that a Michigan judge has struck down the state's 91-year-old anti-abortion law?
Comments (966)

WildWolf

Maybe concentrate on the actual danger of right wing fascist groups in this country.

Sep 25th
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Dodo Moon

NPR = lies & fear mongering

Sep 23rd
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Arezoo Gholizade

just about time! #Mahsa_Amini

Sep 22nd
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Paz Ibarra-Muñoz

I love the ambient sound of coquis

Sep 20th
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Dodo Moon

stop buying j&j now

Sep 20th
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ID21274754

You lead with the Queen’s funeral instead of Puerto Rico? It’s no longer news that the Queen is dead. You already told us!

Sep 19th
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WildWolf

So now you have marching orders to get us believe the Chinese are monsters? Just deleted this one.

Sep 18th
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Yofavdrummer

sending money for another countries problem when we can't we even figure out how to clean up our streets. yo fk you politicians. Narcissistic pussies. take care of your own household first. npr stands for Narcissistic pussy radio lmao

Sep 17th
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WildWolf

Yeah we get it. Tons of money being made from us sending Billions so we need to keep the war porn going. Fuck npr.

Sep 17th
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WildWolf

So embarrassing how much time npr spends on reporting on the monarchy without mentioning all the horror it was responsible for.

Sep 16th
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An interested party

why should a person who's running for president have any privileges when they have committed crimes? Even if he hasn't been charged yet, why should he get any special privilege because he's been a former president that puts him above the law. that's a dangerous thing to give anyone

Sep 14th
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Dodo Moon

wow I never thought NPR could be so bad

Sep 14th
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Jen Chinskey

episode won't play it download

Sep 9th
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Dodo Moon

NPR sucks now

Sep 1st
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Dodo Moon

lies

Aug 31st
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Dodo Moon

big pharma lies

Aug 30th
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Dodo Moon

lies

Aug 29th
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WildWolf

Whoohoo back to the moon! We're bankrupt and dying from lack of healthcare but...

Aug 29th
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WildWolf

Omg that was funny. Felt it was his DUTY to... Hey about feeling a duty to hammer how many Americans die from lack of healthcare.

Aug 28th
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an interested party

I totally admire Liz Cheney! She's got more balls than the whole entire Republican party!

Aug 18th
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