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International correspondent opens up on time with NPR

Carrie Kahn
March 16, 2018

“I’ll go.” It was this two-word message that NPR international correspondent Carrie Kahn sent to her editors in Miami before boarding a red-eye flight to Haiti. Kahn was the first NPR reporter...

President Barack Obama speaks at UNC Chapel Hill

President Barack Obama addresses a crowd of 16,000 at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016. Obama campaigned for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and encourage those in the crowd to vote.
November 2, 2016

The sky was Tar Heel blue all day Wednesday, Nov. 2, to receive the President of the United States at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. President Barack Obama came once again to North Carolina...

Clinton, Obama campaign in Winston-Salem

Hillary Clinton hits the campaign trail with first lady Michelle Obama in Winston-Salem North Carolina, on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016.
October 27, 2016

In 2008, Barack Obama won North Carolina by 0.32 percent of the vote. In 2016, North Carolina may come just as close in picking their presidential nominee. This is what Democratic presidential nominee...

Drug issues in Philippines punishable by death

September 15, 2016

While the U.S. tentatively debates lessening the penalties on drugs, President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines has been making headlines since the spring when he was elected on a plat- form of stopping...

Obama calls for decriminalization of drug use

April 15, 2016

The final four days of March marked the 5th annual National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit. U.S. President Barack Obama was one of many presenters covering topics of narcotic abuse, recovery and...

Republicans fight to block next Supreme Court nominee

February 26, 2016

Almost immediately after Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away on Feb. 13, Republicans vowed to block U.S. President Barack Obama’s nomination for a replacement. “He was the most conservative...

Can the US trust Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi?

October 24, 2014

Narendra Modi. You may know him as the new prime minister of India. But to many, he is the former Gujarat state chief minister who idly stood by as hundreds of mostly Muslim people were murdered in the...

Obama’s plan to deal with ISIL sounds nice in theory

September 26, 2014

On Wednesday, Sept. 10, President Barack Obama gave a speech on his plans to eradicate the threat of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. The president’s plan is a nice idea. For many Americans, it...

Elections in Afghanistan cause for cautious optimism

Elections in Afghanistan cause for cautious optimism
April 18, 2014

Fifty-eight. That is roughly the percentage of eligible voters who showed up to the polls across the nation of Afghanistan on April 5. “Despite Taliban threats to attack polling stations nationwide,...

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