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NPR Investigates a Single War Crime in Ukraine
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39:00Since the invasion into Ukraine began 11 months ago, investigators have opened more than 50,000 war crimes investigations looking at alleged atrocities committed by Russian troops. NPR Investigative Correspondent Tim Mak heard a rumor about a man, brutally killed, who lay in the streets of a town for 30 days. So he decided to investigate. One war crime, one story, to show the challenge that war crimes investigators face all over Ukraine.
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'A Heart That Works'
26:53The actor and comedian Rob Delaney is known for tackling heavy topics with humor. Fans of his hit tv show Catastrophe have seen that on full display. But what most viewers didn't know is that while making the last two seasons of that show he was going through the hardest experience of his life. His two year old son Henry died from brain cancer after extensive medical treatments. Delaney's new memoir A Heart That Works is raw and honest window into that painful period of his family's life.If you or someone you know may be considering suicide or is in crisis, call or text 9 8 8 to reach the Suicide & Crisis Lifeline.
Saturday, November 26, 2022
13:42Georgia voters head back to the polls to choose between Democrat Raphael Warnock and his Republican opponent, Herschel Walker, in the runoff race for a Senate seat. And, in China, workers at the biggest Apple iPhone manufacturer are protesting pay and conditions. Also, the World Cup is underway with the U.S. facing Iran on Tuesday.