Adrian Florido

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Thousands of Ukrainian refugees arrive at U.S.-Mexico Border

Friday, April 08, 2022

Thousands of Ukrainians fleeing the war have come to the U.S.-Mexico border in Tijuana, where immigration agents are letting them into the U.S. on humanitarian grounds.

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White people feared COVID less after learning other races were hit hardest, data show

Monday, April 04, 2022

New research finds that white Americans made aware about COVID's racial disparities cared less about the virus themselves. The data have potential implications for public health messaging.

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President Biden has signed a bill that makes lynching a federal hate crime

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Lynching is now a federal crime. A bill signed by President Biden formally defines lynching — for the first time in federal law — as hate-motivated violence.

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Press 3 for a pep talk from kindergartners. A new hotline gives you options for joy

Sunday, March 06, 2022

What started as an art project at a California elementary school has gone viral. The free hotline offers wise advice and encouraging messages from kids to anyone who calls.

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Miami-based musician riela's new EP 'Llorar y Perrear' is a big 2022 mood

Sunday, March 06, 2022

Adrian Florido speaks to Miami-based musician riela about her new EP, Llorar y Perrear.

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International students struggle to leave Ukraine

Sunday, March 06, 2022

Adrian Florido speaks with Jakaria Hussain, an international student in Eastern Ukraine, about his struggles to leave the country.

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Gabriel Boric will be Chile's youngest president, and the most left in decades

Sunday, March 06, 2022

Adrian Florido speaks with Chilean journalist Francisca Skoknic about Chile's new president, Gabriel Boric, who will take power on Friday.

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Pregnant people who contract COVID-19 are at a higher risk for death

Sunday, March 06, 2022

Adrian Florido speaks to University of Utah Health's Dr. Torri Metz about the dangers of being pregnant and unvaccinated for COVID-19

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In 'Great Freedom,' a man is freed from the Nazis, and re-imprisoned for being gay

Sunday, March 06, 2022

Adrian Florido speaks with actor Franz Rogowski about the movie "Great Freedom," where a German man is imprisoned for being gay.

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Ukrainian president asks Congress members to back no-fly zone, sanction Russian oil

Sunday, March 06, 2022

Adrian Florido speaks with Congressman Jim Himes about Ukrainian President Volodomyr Zelensky's video call with U.S. Congress members about the Russian invasion of his country.

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Here are some reading recommendations for deeper understanding of Russia and Ukraine

Sunday, March 06, 2022

Adrian Florido talks with Santa Barbara librarian Molly Wetta about what to read for a better understanding of Russia, Ukraine and the Soviet Bloc.

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Mementos preserve Trayvon Martin's legacy, 10 years after his killing

Saturday, February 26, 2022

A small Black history museum in the city where Trayvon Martin was killed saved the tributes people brought to the roadside memorial that sprung up after his death.

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Florida museum works to preserve Trayvon Martin memorial

Friday, February 25, 2022

Ten years after Trayvon Martin's killing sparked the start of a racial justice movement, a small museum in Sanford, Fla., is working to preserve the Black teenager's legacy.

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Too rad to retire? Surfing GOAT Kelly Slater is looking at the bigger picture

Saturday, February 12, 2022

You want to talk GOATS? How about surfer Kelly Slater winning title at Billabong Pipeline Pro, days before his 50th birthday.

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50 and fabulous: Kelly Slater beat out a surfer less than 1/2 his age to win Pipeline

Friday, February 11, 2022

NPR's Adrian Florido talks with surfing legend Kelly Slater about winning the Billabong Pro Pipeline contest days before his 50th birthday.

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Whitney Houston's legacy lives on 10 years after her death

Thursday, February 10, 2022

NPR's Adrian Florido talks with music critic Gerrick Kennedy, who has spent a lot of time researching and thinking about Whitney Houston's lasting legacy, about his book: Didn't We Almost Have it All.

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America's lead negotiator says U.S. diplomacy strategy is working with Russia

Thursday, February 10, 2022

NPR's Adrian Florido talks with Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman on the tense standoff between Russia and the U.S. and its allies over the Russian military buildup on the border with Ukraine.

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Teachers in Puerto Rico protest for better wages and pensions

Wednesday, February 09, 2022

NPR's Adrian Florido speaks with Jose Cintron, a middle school teacher in Puerto Rico, about the teachers' ongoing strikes to demand better wages and pensions.

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The U.S. is hiring nurses from abroad, depleting some countries' health care systems

Tuesday, February 08, 2022

NPR's Adrian Florido chats with New York Times reporter Stephanie Nolen about how U.S. hospitals are relying on global recruitment to address staff shortages.

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Scientist says state governments are lifting mask mandates prematurely

Tuesday, February 08, 2022

NPR's Adrian Florido talks with Mercedes Carnethon, vice chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine at Northwestern University, on whether local governments lifting mask mandates is science-based.

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