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N.Y. Gov. Kathy Hochul responds to shooting in her hometown

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Ayesha Rascoe talks with New York Governor Kathy Hochul about Saturday's mass shooting that killed 10 people and injured three at a grocery store in Buffalo.

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Africa is facing significant fuel shortages

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Ayesha Rascoe talks with Kinley Salmon, Africa correspondent for The Economist, about the widespread fuel shortages affecting the continent.

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Timely new horror novel 'Just Like Mother' follows the escape from a motherhood cult

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Ayesha Rascoe speaks with author Anne Heltzel about her gothic horror novel, "Just Like Mother," where a young woman reunites with her cousin after escaping a cult.

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A local pastor addresses shooting in Buffalo, N.Y.

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Ayesha Rascoe speaks with Darius Pridgen, the president of the Buffalo Common Council and a local pastor, about Saturday's mass shooting that killed 10 people.

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'Dracula Daily' will deliver the classic book to your inbox in bite-sized chunks

Sunday, May 15, 2022

An old story about the undead is getting a new life, of sorts: Bram Stoker's blood-thirsty vampire has found fresh victims with "Dracula Daily," delivered in small — ahem — digestible chunks.

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FIFA and EA Sports end videogame partnership

Sunday, May 15, 2022

FIFA, the world's governing body for soccer, and Electronic Arts have announced an end to their partnership that's created best selling videogames.

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What's behind the baby formula shortage in the U.S?

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Ayesha Rascoe speaks with Politico's Helena Bottemiller Evich about the reasons behind the national shortage of baby formula.

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COVID-19 is surging again — with some new behaviors

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Ayesha Rascoe speaks to epidemiologist Jessica Malaty Rivera about the current COVID-19 surge, and what people should be doing when it comes to testing and taking the anti-viral drug Paxlovid.

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Buffalo, N.Y., mayor addresses the aftermath of yesterday's supermarket shooting

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Ayesha Rascoe talks with Buffalo, N.Y., mayor Byron W. Brown about yesterday's deadly supermarket attack, and what he wants to happen for his community.

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Mallrat's first full album 'Butterfly Blue' is an arrival more than a metamorphosis

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Ayesha Rascoe speaks with Australian musician Grace Shaw, who performs as Mallrat, about her new album, "Butterfly Blue."

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The charges against Young Thug build on a growing trend of criminalizing rap crews

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Ayesha Rascoe talks with Sidney Madden and Rodney Carmichael of NPR's Louder Than A Riot about the RICO charges against Young Thug and the wider intersection of criminal justice and hip-hop.

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Medical care for pregnancy loss could be affected if Roe v. Wade is overturned

Sunday, May 15, 2022

If Roe v. Wade is overturned, it could affect medical care for early pregnancy loss. Ayesha Rascoe talks about this with Dr. Lauren Thaxton, a Texas-based OB-GYN and medical professor.

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Scottish star Emeli Sande celebrates renewal and rebirth on new album

Sunday, May 08, 2022

Ayesha Roscoe speaks with singer Emeli Sande about her new album, "Let's Say For Instance."

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'No Escape' details the history of Uyghurs in China up to their modern-day oppression

Sunday, May 08, 2022

Ayesha Rascoe asks Nury Turkel about his new book, "No Escape," and about China's persecution of Uyghur people inside China and across the globe.

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This educator writes 'anti-narcocorridos' — songs that tell the story of heroes

Sunday, May 08, 2022

Mexican singer Vivir Quintana talks about her latest song, 'El Corrido de Milo Vela,' which tells the story of one of the many journalists who have been murdered in Mexico for doing their jobs.

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The lone abortion provider in Miss. is at the center of the case challenging Roe

Sunday, May 08, 2022

Ayesha Rascoe talks with Shannon Brewer of the Jackson Women's Health Organization. The Mississippi clinic is at the center of a Supreme Court case that could result in the end of Roe v. Wade.

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Alaska appoints investigator dedicated to missing and murdered Indigenous people

Sunday, May 08, 2022

Ayesha Rascoe talks with Anne Sears, a former Alaska State Trooper, who was recently appointed Alaska's first dedicated investigator of missing and murdered Indigenous people.

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Almost half of the states plan to ban or limit abortion if Roe v. Wade is overturned

Sunday, May 08, 2022

Ayesha Rascoe talks with David Cohen, law professor at Drexel University, about potential conflicts between states should the Supreme Court overturn Roe v. Wade.

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'In Between Girl' navigates the gray areas of growing up

Sunday, May 08, 2022

Ayesha Rascoe speaks with writer and director Mei Makino about her new coming-of-age film called 'In Between Girl.'

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The Blossoms release new album 'Ribbon Around The Bomb'

Sunday, May 01, 2022

Ayesha Rascoe speaks with musician Tom Ogden, lead singer for the Blossoms, about the British pop band's new album, "Ribbon Around The Bomb."

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