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Sunday, May 20, 2018
- How Does It Feel To Be A Palestinian Growing Up In Gaza?
Nearly 2 million Palestinians are confined to living in Gaza. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Adnan Abu Hasna from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency about the current situation in Gaza.
- China Is A Fast-Growing Presence In The World Of Cinema
China has more movie screens than the U.S. and is expected to exceed all of North America in box-office revenues and audiences by 2020. Its influence was evident at the Cannes Film Festival.
- Venezuelans Voters To Decide If President Maduro Gets Another Term
Voters go to the polls Sunday in Venezuela, where there's runaway inflation and shortages of food and medicine. The opposition is boycotting the vote and President Maduro is expected to win.
- Friedman Of 'New York Times' Sorts Through Foreign Policy News
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to New York Times columnist and author Thomas Friedman about foreign policy, including the latest on a planned summit between North Korea and President Trump.
- Surprising Images From Up-And-Coming Photographers
Winners of the Flash Forward competition focus on a beauty pageant for black Brazilians, Somalians coping with drought and transgender fashionistas living under a bridge.
Saturday, May 19, 2018
- Loyal Royal Watchers Say Meghan Markle Is Making Princess Diana Proud
A group of black women gathered in Los Angeles to watch Meghan Markle marry her prince. They discussed their joy and pride in seeing a biracial Angeleno become a royal.
- Will Sharp Rhetoric Against Israel From Muslim, Arab Nations Turn Into Action?
Members of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation condemned Israel's killing of protesters in Gaza. But it's unclear how far the Islamic community is willing to go in support of Palestinians.
- A Royal Wedding Watch Party
The Royal Family is not the only group celebrating after the big wedding. Thousands of people are holding street parties outside their homes to celebrate the occasion.
- Kenya's Crackdown On Fake News Raises Questions About Press Freedom
The law allows for a fine of up to $50,000, two years of jail time, or both, to be imposed on any person who intentionally publishes false information.
- Against The Odds, A Royal Wedding Worth Watching
Normally, royal weddings are like the Oscars: a lot of pomp, but no real surprises. But when Prince Harry married Meghan Markle, the TV audience sat up and took notice.
- A Royal Wedding With Global Allure: Our Photo Album
A visual testimony of the nuptials of Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex.
- After Much Anticipation, Royal Wedding Day Arrives
Britain's Prince Harry married American actress Meghan Markle Saturday in St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle. Hundreds of family and friends were in attendance, as millions watched on TV.
- Response Is Swift To Try To Contain Congo's Ebola Outbreak
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Karsten Voigt of the International Federation of Red Cross, who just returned from 5 days in the hot zone, about the process of containing the virus.
- Planned Military Drill Causes A Hiccup In North Korea Summit Plans
North Korea has threatened to call off the summit with President Trump over ongoing military drills. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Sue Mi Terry of the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
- Venezuela To Hold Presidential Election But Main Opposition Is Boycotting It
Deep economic crisis and distrust of the government seem to have corroded many Venezuelans' faith in politics. Main opposition parties are even boycotting Sunday's vote.
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