Amy Bracken is a Boston-based independent reporter and radio producer. She mostly covers migration and all things Haitian but has also reported on religion and human rights, and she likes exploring the history behind current events. She is a graduate of Columbia School of Journalism and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
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The end of Temporary Protected Status for many immigrants threatens the university’s support staff — and many of the campus’s more active union members.
The mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, is still grabbing headlines more than a week after the tragedy, and many of those headlines are overseas. We spoke with two foreign correspondents based in the US about what it's like to cover mass shootings and gun rights for audiences overseas.
The team practices all over Asia and the Middle East. "Our goal is to find safe places outside of Afghanistan," she says, "so everyone who comes to camp can feel safe and can train and feel good about the environment, and focus on football."
These days, the online debates about gun control come with a steroid boost from Twitter bots seeking to divide Americans even further. Host Marco Werman speaks with Erin Griffith, a senior writer at Wired, who wrote about the surge in bot traffic.
Marvel's new superhero movie, "Black Panther," had a premier Tuesday night in Kisumu, Kenya, the hometown of Lupita Nyong'o, one of the film's stars.