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Kelly McEvers

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Kelly McEvers is a two-time Peabody Award-winning journalist and former host of NPR's flagship newsmagazine, All Things Considered. She spent much of her career as an international correspondent, reporting from Asia, the former Soviet Union, and the Middle East. She is the creator and host of the acclaimed Embedded podcast, a documentary show that goes to hard places to make sense of the news. She began her career as a newspaper reporter in Chicago.

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Friday

Left: NPR producer Anas Baba reports in Rafah, southern Gaza, after an Israeli strike hit the area on Oct. 17, 2023. Right: NPR's Jerusalem correspondent Daniel Estrin reports in Sderot, Israel on Oct. 11, 2023. Anas Baba/NPR and Tanya Habjouqa for NPR hide caption

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What It's Like to Cover the War Between Israel and Hamas

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Thursday

Doc about singer Bobi Wine and his fight against Uganda's leader is up for an Oscar

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Wednesday

Left: A screenshot of Shaimaa Ahmed, who has been sharing videos and audio from Gaza since Oct. 7. Right: Palestinian residents leave their homes in horse-drawn carriages with their belongings after the Israeli army attacked the eastern part of the Nuseirat refugee camp and sent a notice asking the people to leave the area in Deir al Balah, central Gaza on Jan. 3. @gazanvoices/Screenshot by NPR/Ali Jadallah/Anadolu via Getty Images hide caption

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Thursday

Left: NPR producer Anas Baba reports in Rafah, southern Gaza, after an Israeli strike hit the area on Oct. 17, 2023. Right: NPR's Jerusalem correspondent Daniel Estrin reports in Sderot, Israel on Oct. 11, 2023. Anas Baba/NPR and Tanya Habjouqa for NPR hide caption

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Thursday

Former Police Commissioner of the Yonkers Police Department John Mueller and former head of the Yonkers' NAACP Karen Edmonson. José A. Alvarado Jr. for NPR hide caption

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Thursday

Social worker with the FDNY, Morgan Nevins, goes out on a mental health call. Cities across the country are trying alternatives to the police to respond to mental health crises. José A. Alvarado Jr. for NPR hide caption

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Thursday

Karen Edmonson, the former head of the Yonker's NAACP, gathered complaints of police misconduct in Yonkers. Her efforts led to a federal Department of Justice investigation José A. Alvarado Jr./José A. Alvarado Jr. for NPR hide caption

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Tuesday

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Tuesday

Sen. Mitch McConnell speaks at a news conference on Miguel A. Estrada's withdrawal of his nomination to be a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. That day, Republicans castigated Democrats for "obstructing" the nominations of Estrada and other judicial candidates. Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images hide caption

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Essential Mitch: The Judges

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Tuesday

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell walks to a closed-door GOP policy lunch on Capitol Hill in 2016. Senate Republicans, including McConnell, argued that appointing a Supreme Court justice was too important to be determined by a lame-duck president. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Essential Mitch: The Interview

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Tuesday

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Essential Mitch: The Trump Question

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Tuesday

Sen. John McCain and Sen. Mitch McConnell talk to reporters after a meeting on the campaign finance reform bill in 2002. Scott J. Ferrell/Getty Images hide caption

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Tuesday

Sens. Mitch McConnell and John McCain walk down a corridor to a TV studio, where they will discuss their different positions on the McCain-Feingold campaign finance reform bill. Stephan Savoia/AP hide caption

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Essential Mitch: The Money, Part 1

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Family Of COVID-19 Victim Who Criticized 'Hysteria' Around Virus Faces Online Attacks

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Wednesday

Teachers Struggle With How To Address Domestic Terrorism, Radicalization Of Students

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Tuesday

What Happens When A High School Student Repeatedly Says Extremist Things At School

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Wednesday

What Mitch McConnell's Early Political Days Say About The Senate Majority Leader

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Tuesday

A Look At The Power Wielded By Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

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Thursday

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell listens as President Trump speaks to reporters following a meeting at the White House in October 2017. Illustration by Alvaro Tapia Hidalgo for NPR | Photograph by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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'You May Need The Money More Than I Do': McConnell Once Returned Trump's Donation

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Friday

In Florida, People With Past Felony Convictions Can't Vote, But That Could All Change

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Friday

Nageeb Alomari, an American citizen, was attempting to bring his family to the U.S. from war-torn Yemen when the Trump administration instituted its now successfully-upheld travel ban, which included his home country. Wesaam Al-Badry for NPR hide caption

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A Yemeni-American Wanted To Bring His Family Home. Then Came The Travel Ban.

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