Audie Cornish

Audie Cornish appears in the following:

How Smartphones Are Making Kids Unhappy

Monday, August 07, 2017

Psychologist Jean Twenge has observed dramatic shifts in behavior among children who go through adolescence with smartphones. They're spending less time with friends and reporting greater anxiety.

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Vermont Medical School Says Goodbye To Lectures

Thursday, August 03, 2017

The University of Vermont's Larner College of Medicine is planning to phase out lectures by 2019. The dean behind the effort says lectures aren't good at engaging learners.

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'That Fentanyl — That's Death': A Story Of Recovery In Baltimore

Thursday, August 03, 2017

Andrea Towson was known in West Baltimore as the go-to person for help getting high. Last year, she nearly died from a fentanyl overdose. "Thank God for another day," she says.

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Iraqi Troops Vs. ISIS: A Campaign Of Revenge

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Belkis Wille, Iraq researcher at Human Rights Watch about Iraqi troops' campaign to root out ISIS. Human rights observers say the tactics used by Iraqi troops are abusive.

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Thousands Of Syrian Refugees To Return From Lebanon

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Thousands of Syrian refugees are returning to a rebel-held area of Syria from Lebanon - maybe not by choice in many cases. It's part of a deal between Hezbollah and a rebel group linked to Al Qaida.

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For The Venezuelan Opposition, Protests Are 'Like A War'

Friday, June 23, 2017

Venezuela has been in political and economic turmoil for months. Daily demonstrations, food shortages and a crackdown on the opposition have forced the country into a near state of collapse.

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'Big Sick' Creators Nanjiani And Gordon On Turning Their Courtship Into A Movie

Friday, June 23, 2017

In Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon's new rom-com, girl meets boy, girl contracts a mysterious illness and boy's Pakistani parents struggle to accept the relationship.

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A History Of The Changes In Press Briefings

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The Trump White House has upended yet another tradition — the on-camera press briefing. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with NPR Senior Editor and Correspondent Ron Elving about changes in press briefings.

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Dramatic Increase In Number Of People Being Hospitalized Due To Opioids

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Dr. Traci Green, deputy director of injury prevention at Boston Medical Center about the stunning show increase in the number of hospital visits related to opioids.

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After 7 Decades, Sonny Rollins Can't Get Music Off His Mind

Monday, June 12, 2017

The legendary saxophonist, who recently donated his personal archives, speaks with Christian McBride and Audie Cornish about improvisation, innovation, mentorship and legacy.

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From Paris With Love: A Kansas City Musician Gets Distance And Perspective

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Missouri native Krystle Warren digs into American history on her new album Three The Hard Way. She talks about what it's like to observe the U.S. from France, her home for the past nine years.

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Reporter: Blast Hit Arena Full Of Young Girls At U.S. Pop Star's Concert

Monday, May 22, 2017

All Things Considered host Audie Cornish speaks to the Financial Times' Andy Bounds about the latest in a deadly incident at an Ariana Grande show in Manchester, England.

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This Simple Puzzle Test Sealed The Fate Of Immigrants At Ellis Island

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

What did it take to get through Ellis Island? For a few years, it took passing a puzzle test. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Adam Cohen, who wrote about it in Smithsonian Magazine.

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Why Are Americans Drinking Less Cow's Milk? Its Appeal Has Curdled

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

In the 1900s, nutritionists and dairy producers helped convince Americans that cow's milk was nature's perfect food. But the science and tastes have changed, and we're guzzling much less than before.

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Radical Grooves And Hometown Heroes: Cuba's Lasting Jazz Legacy

Friday, April 28, 2017

As Havana prepares to host this year's International Jazz Day celebration, Jazz Night In America's Christian McBride shares how the island nation has shaped jazz in America and around the world.

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'Handmaid's Tale' Wants You To Feel Like 'This Could Happen Here'

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Elisabeth Moss and Samira Wiley star in Hulu's TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's 1985 dystopian novel — in which fertile women become reproductive surrogates for powerful men and their barren wives.

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren's Call To Action: 'This Fight' Will Take Everybody

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

"Everybody's got to get out there and find the piece that they can do," the Democratic Massachusetts senator says. She talks to NPR's Audie Cornish about her new book, the middle class and activism.

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GoldLink On Go-Go And Making The Best Of A Bittersweet History

Friday, April 14, 2017

The D.C. rapper survived a rough upbringing and made it as a member of a hip-hop renaissance in and around the nation's capital. That, he says, is cause for both celebration and soul-searching.

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How Do You Raise A Feminist Daughter? Chimamanda Adichie Has 15 Suggestions

Friday, March 03, 2017

Adichie's new book began as a letter to a childhood friend (and new mother) who had asked for some advice. It's called Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions.

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In Wisconsin, Trump Democrats Consider Future Of Their Party

Thursday, February 23, 2017

President Trump won over Democrats in rural Wisconsin in the 2016 election. Voters weigh in on how Trump was able to break the blue wall by flipping so many states in the Rust Belt.

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