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What Biden's new immigration policies mean for the United States — and Latin America

Sunday, January 29, 2023

Latin America's migration crisis is one of the most pressing and complex issues facing President Biden - we look at what his administration's new rules mean on both sides of the southern border.

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Politics chat: Will Congress consider police reform?

Sunday, January 29, 2023

In the wake of the police killing of Tyre Nichols and several mass shootings, we look at the appetite for police reform and gun control in a Congress now that Republicans control the House.

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The hidden environmental costs of transitioning to electric vehicles

Sunday, January 29, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with Thea Riofrancos, professor at Providence College, about her new research into the environmental costs of the transition to electric vehicles in the United States.

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The rotation of Earth's inner core may be slowing down

Sunday, January 29, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks to John Vidale, professor of earth sciences at the University of Southern California, about new research suggesting the rotation of Earth's inner core may be slowing down.

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Understanding the state of antitrust enforcement in the United States

Sunday, January 29, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks with Rutgers University law professor Michael Carrier about the state of antitrust enforcement in the United States.

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The Biden administration plans to expand protections for renters

Sunday, January 29, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks to Diane Yentel, President of the National Low Income Housing Coalition, about the Biden administration's new plan to expand tenant protections nationwide.

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R&B singer Vedo on his new album 'Mood Swings'

Sunday, January 29, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks to R&B singer Vedo about his new album "Mood Swings."

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Nick Brooks on his new young adult novel 'Promise Boys'

Sunday, January 29, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with author Nick Brooks about his new young adult novel, "Promise Boys," which follows the story of three Black boys after they are accused of a murder.

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How Black people can cope with the trauma of witnessing repeated death and violence against them

Sunday, January 29, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks to Dr. Alisha Moreland-Capuia about coping with the trauma Black people may feel after horrific events like the killing of Tyre Nichols.

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Monterey Park has a special significance for the Asian community in LA

Sunday, January 22, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks with Los Angeles Times reporter Jeong Park about the mass shooting last night in Monterey Park, CA.

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Understanding the rise of people of color in Republican Party ranks

Sunday, January 22, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks to Brakkton Booker, a national political correspondent for Politico, about the recent rise of people of color in Republican Party ranks and the reasons behind it.

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Dominion Voting System's $1.6 billion defamation suit against Fox News goes to trial

Sunday, January 22, 2023

With Rupert Murdoch being questioned under oath, Dominion Voting System's $1.6 billion defamation suit against Fox News has hit a critical juncture: Both sides are gearing up for a trial.

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Alt.Latino offers a 2023 playlist for your listening pleasure

Sunday, January 22, 2023

Alt.Latino cues up some new music for the new year, including a piece from a Colombian musician with a flair for the accordion and another from a Brazilian artist mixing folk with electronic music.

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How to stay safe while using digital payment services like Zelle and Venmo

Sunday, January 22, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks to Kate Fitzgerald, a senior editor at American Banker, about what consumers should know about digital payment services like Zelle and Venmo.

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Sunday Puzzle: A E I O Have U Found the Vowel?

Sunday, January 22, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe plays the puzzle with Weekend Edition puzzle master Will Shortz and Julie Gunn of Hudson, Michigan.

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Ten people have been killed in a shooting near LA after a Lunar New Year festival

Sunday, January 22, 2023

We'll have the latest from Monterey Park near Los Angeles, where several people have reportedly been killed where thousands gathered on Saturday night for Lunar New Year celebrations.

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Selma, Alabama is in recovery after devastating storms earlier this month

Sunday, January 22, 2023

Selma, Alabama was hit by devastating storms and a tornado earlier this month. NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with JoAnne Bland, a Selma tour guide and civil rights leader, about how the city is coping.

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Reality show or true crime series? The Real Housewives makes it harder to tell the difference

Sunday, January 22, 2023

The Daily Beast entertainment writer Kyndall Cunningham talks with NPR's Ayesha Rascoe about how The Real Housewives franchise has become more like a true crime series in recent years.

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Politics chat: Latest on the classified documents found; Republicans delay raising the debt ceiling

Sunday, January 22, 2023

We take a look at the latest classified documents found at President Biden's private residence, as well as what House Republicans hope to accomplish by delaying the raising of the debt ceiling.

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Melting ice is forcing polar bears on land. Polar bear patrols can help

Sunday, January 22, 2023

As climate change warms up the planet, polar bears are pushed closer to human habitats, leading to dangerous interactions. Polar bear patrol programs help protect both the bears and humans.

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