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An OB-GYN in Texas weighs in on medical exceptions to the abortion ban

Sunday, December 17, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with Dr. Andrea Palmer, a Fort Worth OB-GYN, about the "medical emergency" exception in Texas' abortion ban.

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British PM Sunak is facing opposition to a controversial immigration policy

Sunday, December 17, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks to Robert Shrimsley, executive editor of the Financial Times, about the UK's controversial proposed policy to send asylum seekers to Rwanda.

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NPR Weekend hosts debate a thorny topic: holiday music

Sunday, December 17, 2023

A holiday music challenge between NPR hosts with favorite songs of the season, as well a few that aren't so loved.

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'Pianoforte' director on his film featuring piano prodigies competing for a top prize

Sunday, December 17, 2023

A new documentary follows talented young pianists as they compete in the International Chopin Piano Competition in Poland. NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks with director, Jakub Piatek, about Pianoforte.

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A powerful eruption on the sun disrupted radio signals on earth

Sunday, December 17, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks with heliophysicist India Jackson about Thursday's huge solar flare and how it affected the Earth.

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Russia's economy is going strong despite sanctions from the U.S. and its allies

Sunday, December 17, 2023

Despite sanctions over its invasion of Ukraine, the Russian economy has not suffered. NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks with Alexandra Prokopenko with the Carnegie Eurasia Center.

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Politics chat: Negotiating aid to Ukraine and Israel; Trump campaigns in New Hampshire

Sunday, December 17, 2023

A bipartisan group of senators negotiates on a framework for military aid to Ukraine and Israel coupled with funding for border security, and former president Donald Trump campaigns in New Hampshire.

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Joshua Radner on his debut album and transitioning from TV to music

Sunday, December 17, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with actor and musician Joshua Radnor about his debut album, "Eulogy: Volume 1."

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A potential climate solution in the works: reflecting sunlight back into space

Sunday, December 10, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with climate scientist Peter Irvine about proposals to temper rising heat through geosolar engineering, which involves increasing the reflection of sunlight back to space.

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As 2024 approaches, the media is faced with the question of how to cover Donald Trump

Sunday, December 10, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe asks writers Margaret Sullivan of "The Guardian" and Brian Klaas of "The Atlantic" about the media's coverage of Donald Trump.

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We made ChatGPT write a song for us

Sunday, December 10, 2023

We kept hearing that Artificial Intelligence is a threat to the creative arts. So we put ChatGPT to the test to see if it can, indeed, write a decent song.

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At least six people died after deadly tornadoes swept Tennessee

Sunday, December 10, 2023

Deadly tornadoes swept through Tennessee Saturday night.

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Injuries in the NFL have brought backup quarterbacks into the spotlight

Sunday, December 10, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe asks Super Bowl champion Charlie Batch what makes a successful backup quarterback.

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Norman Lear's TV shows pioneered depictions of Black families, but it's complicated

Sunday, December 10, 2023

Norman Lear transformed TV with his focus on the dynamics of Black families in shows like "The Jeffersons" and "Good Times."

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Peter Breslow's memoir follows his 40 years around the world as an NPR producer

Sunday, December 10, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks to former NPR producer Peter Breslow about his new memoir, "Outtakes: Stumbling Around the World for NPR."

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After layoffs at Spotify, high interest rates may come for other tech companies next

Sunday, December 10, 2023

Tech companies like Spotify have announced layoffs due in part to higher borrowing costs. NPR's Ayesha Rascoe asks Boston University's Mark Williams what the future looks like for tech companies.

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Politics chat: Biden campaigns on Infrastructure Bill, attacks Trump

Sunday, December 10, 2023

President Biden is campaigning on his Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill and stepping up attacks on Donald Trump.

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In 'Poor Things', Emma Stone plays a woman exploring the world, learning to be human

Sunday, December 10, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks with actor Emma Stone and director Yorgos Lanthimos about their new movie, "Poor Things."

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Penn president resigns after testifying about antisemitism on campus

Sunday, December 10, 2023

Four days after disastrous testimony on Capitol Hill, University of Pennsylvania president Liz Magill resigns.

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Liz Cheney spoke with NPR about her book on Trump's efforts to overturn the elections

Sunday, December 03, 2023

A preview of Lela Fadel's sit down with former Congresswoman Liz Cheney, whose new book is about former President Donald Trump's efforts to remain in office after losing the 2020 elections.

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