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Pharmaceutical groups are suing the Biden administration for its Medicare plans

Sunday, September 03, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with University of Michigan Law Professor Nicholas Bagley about the lawsuits filed by pharmaceutical groups to strike down Medicare's new drug negotiating power.

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The director of the National Hurricane Center reflects on what he's seen in his 15-year tenure

Sunday, September 03, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks to the director of the National Hurricane Center, Michael Brennan, about hurricane season and climate change.

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Congress is back from summer recess. Here's what's on the agenda

Sunday, September 03, 2023

Congress returns this week with several outstanding issues, including passing a short-term spending bill to avoid a government shutdown.

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Tips for parents struggling to send their kids off to school in the morning

Sunday, September 03, 2023

Ever tried to get kids out the door for school? It's tough! NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks about some strategies with Slate parenting advice columnist Jamilah Lemieux.

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HBCUs are on alert as racially motivated attacks intensify across the country

Sunday, September 03, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with Morgan State University's chief of police, Lance Hatcher, about the challenges facing HBCUs as racially motivated, domestic extremism intensifies in the U.S.

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Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona on the school year ahead

Sunday, September 03, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks with Education Secretary Miguel Cardona about the K-12 school year ahead and the resumption of college student loan payments.

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Politics chat: Biden's visit to Florida

Sunday, September 03, 2023

Political analysis looking at President Joe Biden's trip to Florida where he called on Congress to replenish FEMA's disaster fund.

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How the NBA became home of trendsetters in fashion

Sunday, September 03, 2023

How did the NBA become home of so much style, and so many hot looks? NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks with Mitchell Jackson about "Fly: The Big Book of Basketball Fashion."

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Afghans who were evacuated to the U.S. navigate a complicated immigration system

Sunday, August 27, 2023

An Afghan woman evacuated to the U.S. finds herself stuck in a system called Humanitarian Parole. What is it, and what does it mean for her future?

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People with insurance will now easier access to HIV-prevention medication

Sunday, August 27, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe asks Dr. Carlos del Rio of the Emory University School of Medicine about updated recommendations for prescribing and insuring drugs that prevent HIV.

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The Library of Congress's latest addition is a guide to African American banjo music

Sunday, August 27, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with researcher Joe Johnson and musician Jake Blount about the new Library of Congress guide to African American banjo music resources in its collection.

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A gunman in Florida killed three people in a racially motivated shooting

Sunday, August 27, 2023

A gunman in Jacksonville, Florida killed three black people before taking his own life in a murder spree police say was racially motivated.

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A historic drought is causing a huge traffic jam at the Panama Canal

Sunday, August 27, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks to Adil Ashiq from the maritime intelligence firm MarineTraffic {sic} about how a historic drought is causing huge delays at the Panama Canal.

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How Americans are spending money

Sunday, August 27, 2023

Back-to-school spending reached another record this year, while other spending is giving some indications of how Americans feel about the economy.

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Big oil companies are not meeting their climate pledges — and blocking new agreements

Sunday, August 27, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks to Jason Bordoff of Columbia University about the climate goals set by big oil companies and how they are failing to meet them.

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Natural disasters aren't going anywhere. FEMA is stepping up to tackle them

Sunday, August 27, 2023

Natural disasters are intensifying and happening more often. NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks with former FEMA administrator Craig Fugate about the agency's role in the worsening climate crisis.

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Politics chat: Trump's next hearing; Democrats and Republicans in campaign mode

Sunday, August 27, 2023

The next hearing in Special Counsel Jack Smith's case against former President Trump, at which a trial date may be set, is Monday.

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The best spooky reads for summer, according to a horror writer

Sunday, August 20, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe asks horror writer Joe Hill for some spine-tingling summer reading recommendations.

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Social media could be fueling gun violence among young people

Sunday, August 20, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with ProPublica reporter Alec MacGillis about the relationship between social media and an increase in gun violence, often resulting in homicides, among young people.

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Rikers Island may no longer be under City Hall control

Sunday, August 20, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with Reuven Blau, reporter for The City news website, about violence between inmates and guards at New York City jails.

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