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Nancy Barnes, executive editor at the Houston Chronicle, was named as NPR's senior vice president for news and editorial director. Courtesy of the Houston Chronicle hide caption

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Veteran Newspaper Editor Nancy Barnes Named NPR's Top News Executive

Barnes, executive editor at the Houston Chronicle, was named as NPR's chief news executive. She fills the spot formerly held by Michael Oreskes, who was forced out over sexual harassment allegations.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets Tuesday with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the capital Riyadh. They discussed the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who vanished two weeks ago during a visit to the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. Leah Mills/AP hide caption

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Once A Regional Stabilizer, Saudi Arabia Becomes A Disrupter

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Nancy Barnes, executive editor at the Houston Chronicle, was named as NPR's senior vice president for news and editorial director. Courtesy of the Houston Chronicle hide caption

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Veteran Newspaper Editor Nancy Barnes Named NPR's Top News Executive

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