Audie Cornish

Audie Cornish appears in the following:

The Uniquely American Intrugue Around UFOs

Monday, June 28, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with science and technology historian, Kate Dorsch, about why Americans seem to be especially interested in UFOs.

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How Privilege Plays A Role In America's Vaccine Hesitancy

Monday, June 28, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Junaid Nabi, health systems researcher, about what makes vaccine hesitancy such a uniquely American issue.

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CDC Director Rochelle Walensky On Coronavirus Variants And Vaccinations

Friday, June 25, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish checks in with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky about vaccinations, variants and the current state of the pandemic.

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Inside The Courtroom At Derek Chauvin's Sentencing

Friday, June 25, 2021

On Friday, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced to 22 1/2 years for the murder of George Floyd. A jury found Chauvin guilty on three counts in April.

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A New Study Suggests Dinosaurs Might Not Have Been As Cold-Blooded As We Thought

Thursday, June 24, 2021

Researchers have found hundreds of baby dinosaur bones in the Alaskan Arctic, suggesting that dinosaurs may have lived at cold northern latitudes year-round.

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Organized Crime Is Targeting South Africa's 'Green Gold': Avocados

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish chats with Wall Street Journal reporter Alexandra Wexler about rising rates of avocado theft in South Africa.

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Law Professor Says Supreme Court NCAA Ruling Is Meaningful, But Not Monumental

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Cardozo School of Law professor Ekow Yankah about the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to allow education-related compensation to student athletes.

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White House Adviser Says Biden Will Keep Pushing For 'Human Infrastructure Bill,' Too

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Heather Boushey, a member of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, on President Biden's infrastructure plan and expanded child tax credits.

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Waffle House Team Cooks Up Plan To Get Coworker To High School Graduation

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

A high schooler in Alabama was going to miss his graduation because he didn't have a cap and gown, a ride, or tickets to attend. But his Waffle House coworkers rallied to get him there.

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Academic Who Brought Critical Race Theory To Education Says Bills Are Misguided

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Legislators are calling Critical Race Theory divisive and pushing to ban it in classrooms. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Gloria Ladson-Billings, one of the first to apply the theory in education.

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Recent Polling Data Shows Why Nearly 2/3 Of Americans Oppose Cash Reparations

Friday, June 18, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Tatishe Nteta of University of Massachusetts, Amherst about his poll showing that nearly 2/3 of Americans oppose cash reparations for the descendants of enslaved people.

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Bishops Debate Whether Politicians Who Support Abortion Rights Can Receive Communion

Friday, June 18, 2021

American Catholic bishops voted to move forward with a process that may challenge the eligibility of politicians who support abortion rights, such as President Joe Biden, to receive communion.

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5 Books To Read On Social Justice That Go Beyond The Instructive

Friday, June 18, 2021

Kiese Laymon, author of Heavy and Long Division, recommends five "incisive and innovative" books on social justice for Juneteenth.

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A Columnist's Reaction To England Men's Soccer Team Taking A Knee

Thursday, June 17, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with writer Nels Abbey about his recent column surrounding fans booing the English men's national soccer team for taking a knee in honor of Black Lives Matter.

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Indigenous Activist On Why Groups Are Protesting The Line 3 Pipeline In Minnesota

Thursday, June 17, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish chats with attorney and indigenous rights activist Tara Houska about protests against Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline in northern Minnesota.

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Architect Of The Affordable Care Act Reacts To Supreme Court Upholding The Law

Thursday, June 17, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with an architect of the Affordable Care Act, Dr. Zeke Emanuel, about the Supreme Court upholding Obamacare once again.

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How The U.S. Can Control Its Financial Presence In Afghanistan When Troops Leave

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with John F. Sopko, special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction. He's calling for continued oversight of U.S. funding there as American presence declines.

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'New Yorker' Union Strike Still Looms After Protest Reaches Anna Wintour's Doorstep

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Employees at The New Yorker and other Condé Nast publications protested outside Anna Wintour's house Tuesday night: the culmination of months of negotiation with their parent company over wages.

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You Asked, We Got Answers: The U.S. Surgeon General Takes On Your COVID-19 Questions

Wednesday, June 09, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy, sharing listeners' pandemic questions like how to keep kids who can't be vaccinated safe, and what a booster shot may look like.

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'Why Do We Have To Go Back To The Office?': Employees Are Divided About Returning

Wednesday, June 09, 2021

Americans have started to go back into the office as more of the country gets vaccinated. But not everyone wants to return to the pre-pandemic, 9-5 office lifestyle.

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