Audie Cornish

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Struggling To Discuss Tough Topics With A Kid? Here Are Books That Might Help

Thursday, December 31, 2020

If you feel daunted by the responsibility of shepherding a child through difficult times, don't feel alone: "I'm afraid of those moments as a parent, too," says picture book author Matt de la Peña.


Psychologist Says Tailored Messaging Is Key For Effective Public Health Policy

Tuesday, December 01, 2020

Officials need to understand communication styles and preferences in order to convince people to follow health guidelines. Gaurav Suri says psychology should inform how officials set public policy.


Busta Rhymes On 'Extinction Level Event 2' And Hip-Hop As A Daily Practice

Monday, November 23, 2020

The latest in a prolific career, Busta's new album is a sequel — delivered 22 years after the first Extinction Level Event — and a characteristically big, ambitious project.


'You Can See The Regret': ICU Nurse On Patients Who Failed To Take COVID Precautions

Thursday, November 12, 2020

Lydia Mobley is a traveling ICU nurse who is currently working at a hospital in central Michigan. She describes how hard it has been treating patients during the current surge in coronavirus cases.


Archbishop Wilton Gregory Says 'Carry On' Work For Racial And Societal Justice

Friday, October 30, 2020

Archbishop Wilton Gregory, who will be the first Black American Catholic cardinal, talks about the historic nature of his position, the political issues that inform his work in the church and more.


Why More White Voters May Not Support Trump In 2020

Thursday, October 22, 2020

President Trump may be losing his lock on white voters, who were critical to his 2016 win. NPR discusses why more white voters are supporting Joe Biden and what it means for Trump's reelection bid.


In 'American Crisis,' New York Gov. Cuomo Gives Halftime Review Of Pandemic Response

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

In his new book American Crisis, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo describes how his state battled coronavirus after it became an epicenter — and what he'll do differently going forward.


How Have American Billionaires Gotten Richer Despite Pandemic Recession?

Thursday, October 08, 2020

Since the pandemic began, many American billionaires have gotten even richer despite one of the country's worst recessions. NPR explores the reasons why and the implications for the future.


To Tackle Racial Disparities In COVID-19, California Enacts New Metric For Reopening

Tuesday, October 06, 2020

Dr. Mark Ghaly, California's health secretary, discusses a new health equity metric that requires larger counties to reduce coronavirus rates in minority communities before businesses can reopen.


Step Aside Election 2000: This Year's Election May Be The Most Litigated Yet

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

In 2000, lawyers and election officials endlessly examined and debated butterfly ballots and hanging chads. Now, the legal arguments are more complex and center on the rules governing mail-in voting.


Alicia Keys Wants You To Know You're Doing Great

Friday, September 18, 2020

Keys speaks with Audie Cornish about delivering her seventh album, Alicia, during the pandemic, and the strange new resonance of songs written before anyone knew what this year would be like.


Presidential Campaigns Prepare For Potential Election Result Delay

Thursday, September 17, 2020

The 2000 election remained undecided for more than a month. NPR discusses how the presidential campaigns are gearing up for potential legal challenges to this year's election results.


Often, It's Not What You Say, But 'How You Say It'

Monday, September 07, 2020

Psychology professor Katherine Kinzler's new book looks at how people sound when they talk — and how that affects the way they're perceived. She says even children form biases around language use.


Claudia Rankine's 'Just Us' Is A Conversation, Not A Prescription

Thursday, September 03, 2020

In her new collection, Just Us, Claudia Rankine, without telling us what to do, urges us to begin the discussions that might open pathways through this divisive and stuck moment in American history.


'Finish The Fight' Paints A Different Picture Of Women Who Pushed For A Vote

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

The 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment offers an opportunity to take a closer look at stories of women of the movement — those we think we already know, and those that have been lost to history.


Rep. John Lewis, A Force In The Civil Rights Movement, Dead At 80

Friday, July 17, 2020

Lewis began his nearly 60-year career in public service leading sit-ins at segregated lunch counters in the Jim Crow-era South. He went on to serve in Congress for more than three decades.


Soccer Mommy On 'Color Theory': 'I Want To Keep Growing Until I Hit The Ceiling'

Thursday, March 05, 2020

Ahead of the release of her new album Color Theory, Soccer Mommy's Sophie Allison spoke with NPR's Audie Cornish about her songwriting process, her '90s inspirations and her career ambitions.


'Hillary' Documentary Sets Clinton's Career And Marriage Against Culture War Backdrop

Wednesday, March 04, 2020

A new documentary reveals behind-the-scenes footage from Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign and explores her life and career against the backdrop of the culture wars of the 1990s and 2000s.


Encore: Reflections From Conversations With Women In Comedy

Monday, February 17, 2020

NPR's Audie Cornish looks back on her series of conversations with women navigating the male-dominated world of comedy.


Whither The Deficit Hawk: Changing Attitudes On Budget Red Ink Among The GOP

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

William Hoagland, who for years helped shape GOP budget policy, says the public just doesn't see rising deficits as a major issue at a time when the economy is doing well.