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Breaking news on the environment, climate change, pollution, and endangered species. Also featuring Climate Connections, a special series on climate change co-produced by NPR and National Geographic.

Breaking news on the environment, climate change, pollution, and endangered species. Also featuring Climate Connections, a special series on climate change co-produced by NPR and National Geographic.
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Breaking news on the environment, climate change, pollution, and endangered species. Also featuring Climate Connections, a special series on climate change co-produced by NPR and National Geographic.

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Episodes

The News Roundup for October 18, 2019

10/18/2019
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The impeachment inquiry continues, Senator Elizabeth Warren came under fire. And auto workers reached a tentative deal with General Motors. Around the world, there are questions of a ceasefire in northern Syria. The International Space Station saw its first all-female spacewalk. And LeBron James joins the China controversy. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:01:28:48

Heading Out On The Ice With Adam Rippon

10/17/2019
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"I wanted to be in front of people and I wanted to make them feel good," Rippon told us. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:34:58

Twelve Democrats Debate In Ohio As The Impeachment Inquiry Into Trump Continues

10/16/2019
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"Last night, Bernie looked great, and whatever was going on with his heart ... he seemed reinvigorated," NPR correspondent Ron Elving told us. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:04

The New Rhythm Of Rhythm And Blues

10/15/2019
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"Classic, funk, neo-soul ... It's all R&B music," professor Gabrielle Goodman told us. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:13

Hijacking The American Conversation

10/14/2019
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"The First Amendment is a cherished American value ... but it doesn't dilute the First Amendment to say that lies have consequences, that violent language has consequences," author Andrew Marantz told us. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:30

1A Across America: Renewable Energy And Resistance

10/12/2019
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"These are called wind farms strategically. They are not farms. They're power plants," said Nick Egli, who opposes a wind farm proposed near his home in Kansas. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:47:16

The News Roundup for October 11, 2019

10/11/2019
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House Democrats vow to continue their impeachment inquiry, the Trump Administration vows not to cooperate and Trump says he's not backing down. Around the world, U.S. troops withdrew from northern Syria, Turkey moved in to bombard Kurdish fighters and the NBA is in hot water with China. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:01:30:15

Lost In The World Of Audio Fiction

10/10/2019
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"Audio fiction is a form of performance for fiction. You have a story that you want to tell and sometimes you do that with one voice or many voices with sound design or music," podcast critic Elena Fernández Collins told us. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:17

Reversing The 'Brain Drain' In Rural America

10/9/2019
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"When you're in a small town, out in the middle of nowhere, you either work together or fail alone," journalist and author Sarah Smarsh told us. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:02

'Horror Stories' With Liz Phair

10/8/2019
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"I just kind of wanted to tell the truth about the person I am, instead of the music person everyone knows," Phair said in regards to why she decided to write a memoir. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:24:03

The Past, Present And Future Of American Beer

10/7/2019
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"Prohibition outlawed the production, transportation and sale of alcoholic beverages — but not consumption," Smithsonian curator Theresa McCulla told us. "If you were a wealthy American, you could stock your cellar and still have a pretty good time." Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:23:04

Writing Feeling Into Song With Sharon Van Etten

10/5/2019
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"I feel like over the course of ten years, I've found writing music my form of therapy," Van Etten told us. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:19:37

The News Roundup for October 4, 2019

10/4/2019
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Congress released text messages between President Trump and the president of Ukraine. Meanwhile, Trump openly urged China to investigate Joe Biden. Around the world, protests in Hong Kong continue for the 17th week and the plight of Iraqis goes from bad to worse. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:01:29:47

Wanting Wellness: The Booming Business Of Self-Care

10/3/2019
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The wellness industry can be "incredibly predatory," Dr. Jen Gunter told us. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:13

From '24' To 'Mulan:' Character Actor Tzi Ma

10/2/2019
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"Mulan is such an iconic character in Chinese culture. I believe it also offers the opportunity to bridge some gaps between the two nations," Ma told us about the live-action edition of "Mulan" that's coming out soon, and other recent projects. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:31:03

Ta-Nehisi Coates On His Debut Novel

10/1/2019
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"When the hero is always white, there are subtle messages sent out to the culture. I wanted a hero who was black ... I just felt like it was our time," author Ta-Nehisi Coates told us. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:35:18

The Complicated Business of Plantation Tourism

9/30/2019
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"You are denying yourself the more interesting parts of history if you only want to see the pretty things," historic interpreter Lacy Wilson told us. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:34:47

Dis-Integration: Part 3

9/30/2019
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From 1A and The Texas Tribune, this series investigates one school district that refused to integrate in the wake of Brown v. Board, and the decades-long fight members of the surrounding community put up against barriers to equity for students of color. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:13:49

The News Roundup for September 27, 2019

9/27/2019
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There's a formal impeachment inquiry into President Trump, a redacted version of a whistle-blower complaint was made public and the UN Climate Action Summit wrapped up. Around the world, a crackdown on protests in Egypt, a historical court ruling in Britain and some big moves at the UN General Assembly. Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:01:29:48

No Plan B: Deciding Not To Have Children Because Of Climate Change

9/25/2019
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"I think that the world will be worth living in 2050 and 2100," Vox reporter Kelsey Piper told us. "If you're longing to have children, then do that and fight for the world." Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station and subscribe to this podcast. Have questions? Find us on Twitter @1A.

Duration:00:34:29