James Doubek Doubek started at NPR as a part-time production assistant in 2015 before joining full time as an associate producer in 2017. He previously was an intern at NPR's Washington Desk in the summer of 2015.

James Doubek

Associate Producer, Digital News Desk

Doubek started at NPR as a part-time production assistant in 2015 before joining full time as an associate producer in 2017. He previously was an intern at NPR's Washington Desk in the summer of 2015.

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Lara Alqasem appears in court in Tel Aviv on Wednesday. The Supreme Court said she would be allowed to enter the country. Mostafa Alkharouf/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Beck Bennett as Sen. Mitch McConnell, Heidi Gardner as Dana Bash on Saturday Night Live on Saturday. Will Heath /NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images hide caption

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1 S.C. Law Enforcement Officer Killed, 6 Others Wounded

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There's No Stopping Toronto's 'Uber-Raccoon'

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Gabriella Ortiz talks on the phone while walking in her neighborhood in Castle Hayne, N.C., on Saturday. Surge and rain water from Florence continue to flood Northside Mobile Home Park. Fallen limbs and debris have cut off power and access. Phyllis B. Dooney for NPR hide caption

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Ugandan politician and musician Bobi Wine has led opposition to Uganda's president, who has been in power since 1986. Wine says soldiers tortured him, but he will return to Uganda. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Bobi Wine Is Willing 'To Die Trying' To Win Freedom For Uganda

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A court ruled that congressional maps that came from North Carolina State Capitol were unconstitutionally gerrymandered but will still be used in November. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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Myanmar journalist Wa Lone (center) is escorted by police after being sentenced by a court to jail in Yangon on Monday. Foreign governments and human rights groups condemned the decision. Ye Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump appeared to cite a report by the right-wing Daily Caller that claims China was behind a hack of Hillary Clinton's private email server. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Venezuelan refugees wait outside the Brazilian Immigration Point in the border city of Pacaraima, Roraima, Brazil, on Aug. 20. Brazil's president said armed forces would be sent to the area. Mauro Pimentel/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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