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Hosted by Kelly McEvers, Embedded takes a story from the news and goes deep. What does it feel like for a father in El Salvador to lie to his daughter about the bodies he saw in the street that day? What does it feel like for a nurse from rural Indiana to shoot up a powerful prescription opioid? What does it feel like to survive a shootout with the most notorious biker gang in Texas? You may have seen headlines about these stories. Embedded (EMBD) takes you to where they're happening.

Hosted by Kelly McEvers, Embedded takes a story from the news and goes deep. What does it feel like for a father in El Salvador to lie to his daughter about the bodies he saw in the street that day? What does it feel like for a nurse from rural Indiana to shoot up a powerful prescription opioid? What does it feel like to survive a shootout with the most notorious biker gang in Texas? You may have seen headlines about these stories. Embedded (EMBD) takes you to where they're happening.
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Hosted by Kelly McEvers, Embedded takes a story from the news and goes deep. What does it feel like for a father in El Salvador to lie to his daughter about the bodies he saw in the street that day? What does it feel like for a nurse from rural Indiana to shoot up a powerful prescription opioid? What does it feel like to survive a shootout with the most notorious biker gang in Texas? You may have seen headlines about these stories. Embedded (EMBD) takes you to where they're happening.

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Episodes

Trump Stories: The Apprentice

8/17/2018
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Omarosa Manigault Newman has a new book. What about those tapes? We re-visit an episode from our "Trump Stories" season.

Duration:00:37:19

The Waiver

7/4/2018
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President Trump's travel ban has been upheld by the Supreme Court. People from the seven banned countries can still come to the U.S. if they get a special "waiver." So far, few people have gotten them. We follow one Yemeni family as they try to get a waiver to escape a civil war. Supreme Court audio in this episode comes from Oyez.

Duration:00:35:01

The Red Line

6/27/2018
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From 2011-2013, Kelly covered the war in Syria, where people would ask, "Why won't the U.S. intervene?" Then came a chemical attack, ordered by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, that killed more than 1,000 people, and the U.S. almost intervened, but didn't. Now, a new book tells why.

Duration:00:36:49

Police Videos: North Miami

6/21/2018
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Police shoot the wrong guy. A collaboration with WNYC. You can find the Aftereffect series here: https://www.wnycstudios.org/shows/aftereffect/?utm_medium=shownotes&utm_source=podcast&utm_content=embedded

Duration:00:38:16

The Apology Broker

6/14/2018
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This week, an episode from NPR's Rough Translation podcast.

Duration:00:40:58

Coal Stories 5

6/1/2018
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It's been a year and a half. Gary, Kyle, and Brad move on.

Duration:00:23:43

Coal Stories 4

5/24/2018
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We meet someone new. Derek.

Duration:00:28:32

Coal Stories 3

5/17/2018
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It's not all about Trump. Kyle makes progress. Gary has decisions to make. Brad makes a change.

Duration:00:23:22

Coal Stories 2

5/10/2018
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After the election. The price of a certain kind of coal goes up. People's lives start changing. Some think it's because of Trump.

Duration:00:24:45

Coal Stories 1

5/3/2018
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The "war on coal." Getting Appalachia wrong. Which side are you on? What it's like to live a decline.

Duration:00:24:18

Coming Soon: Coal Stories

4/30/2018
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Starts May 3.

Duration:00:01:30

Trump Stories: Scott Pruitt

4/26/2018
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As Donald Trump's EPA Administrator, Scott Pruitt is popular with conservatives for his aggressive rollback of Obama-era environmental regulations. He has also been strongly criticized for alleged ethics violations. But there's another side of Pruitt that's less well known. Pruitt is a Southern Baptist, and for years, his politics focused on faith-based issues like abortion and religious freedom. Pruitt has publicly said he doubts the science behind the theory of evolution. In this...

Duration:00:59:28

Trump Stories: Obstruction

2/15/2018
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Embedded tells the story of another part of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation--the question of whether President Trump may have obstructed justice by attempting to thwart the Russia investigation. It's a crime that could have been committed regardless of whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia in the 2016 election.

Duration:01:00:16

Trump Stories: Collusion

2/8/2018
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Embedded tells the story of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. What contacts did people in Trump campaign have with Russia? What financial and business ties has President Trump had with Russia over the years? And what more can we expect from the investigation? Through new interviews, archival research, and a look at key moments — from Miss Universe in Moscow, to hacked emails and promises of "dirt" — Embedded pieces together the...

Duration:01:06:21

Coming Soon: Trump Stories - Russia

2/6/2018
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NPR's Embedded tells the story of the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller of President Donald Trump.

Duration:00:02:01

Trump Stories: Trump SoHo

11/4/2017
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As a businessman, President Trump was known for his towering buildings. Today we tell the story of one of those skyscrapers and what it says about how and with whom Trump does business. Follow Kelly McEvers on Twitter @kellymcevers, Alina Selyukh @alinaselyukh, @JimZarroli, Chris Benderev @cbndrv, Tom Dreisbach @TomDreisbach, and the show @nprembedded. Email us at embedded@npr.org

Duration:00:43:36

Trump Stories: Kushner

10/26/2017
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Jared Kushner has taken on a lot of responsibilities in the Trump White House, from tackling the opioid crisis to negotiating Middle East peace. But like many members of the administration, he has no previous government experience. In this episode, we examine Kushner's business dealings and his family's history to better understand how he might handle his government work. Follow Kelly McEvers on Twitter @kellymcevers, Chris Benderev @cbndrv, Tom Dreisbach @TomDreisbach, and the show...

Duration:00:42:49

Trump Stories: Bannon

10/19/2017
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Now that Steve Bannon has left the Trump Administration, he says he is waging #war against the Republican establishment in the name of populist nationalism. But before he got involved in politics, Bannon spent decades in Hollywood, and his time there can tell us a lot about the origins of his beliefs. Follow Kelly McEvers on Twitter @kellymcevers, Tom Dreisbach @TomDreisbach, and Chris Benderev @cbndrv. Email us at embedded@npr.org and find us on Twitter @nprembedded.

Duration:00:44:18

Trump Stories: The Golf Course

10/12/2017
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When Donald Trump came to Rancho Palos Verdes in Southern California in 2002, he was greeted as a "white knight." Trump was buying a golf club that had gone into bankruptcy when the 18th hole had literally fallen into the ocean. But what followed was a decade of public insults, lawsuits, and broken rules. Follow Kelly McEvers on Twitter @kellymcevers, Sonari Glinton @Sonari, and Embedded producers Tom Dreisbach @TomDreisbach and Chris Benderev @cbndrv. Email us at embedded@npr.org and find...

Duration:00:43:41

Trump Stories: The Apprentice

10/11/2017
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13 years ago, one TV show changed how the world saw Donald Trump. Today, the story of how it became a hit, why it may have helped his eventual election and how the people involved feel about it now. Follow Kelly McEvers @kellymcevers and producers @TomDreisbach and @cbndrv. Email us at embedded@npr.org

Duration:00:37:26