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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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'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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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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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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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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You can find anything on Wikipedia — even the weird and wacky

Sunday, May 01, 2022

Most people turn to Wikipedia to learn, well, just about everything. This Michigander is using social media to highlight the weird and the wacky that can be found on the site.

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A new bride finds something supernatural with her rich husband in 'The Hacienda'

Sunday, May 01, 2022

A woman marries a rich man. But what happened to his first wife? And why is his home so cold, so creepy? Ayesha Rascoe talks with Isabel Cañas about her debut novel, "The Hacienda."

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Climate change may have one more side effect — another pandemic

Sunday, May 01, 2022

Ayesha Rascoe talks with Colin Carlson, co-author of a new study projecting that viruses will jump more frequently among species due to climate change, raising the risk of another pandemic.

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With Title 42 in flux, migrants take over Mexican cities across the border

Sunday, May 01, 2022

Ayesha Rascoe speaks with Pedro Rios of the American Friends Services Committee about how Tijuana, Mexico, is grappling with the continuing influx of migrants.

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There is a shortage of baby formula

Sunday, May 01, 2022

Ayesha Rascoe speaks to pediatrician Dr. Magna Dias about what parents can do in light of the nationwide baby formula shortage.

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'Shining Girls' book becomes an usual crime drama on the screen

Sunday, May 01, 2022

Ayesha Rascoe speaks with Silka Luisa about her new Apple TV+ series, "Shining Girls," which follows a woman as she tracks down the man who assaulted her and untangles a supernatural mystery.

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'Bear-dar' might help humans keep their distance from Polar Bears

Sunday, May 01, 2022

Ayesha Rascoe talks with B.J. Kirschhoffer of Polar Bears International about "bear-dar," a new technology that could help reduce polar bear run-ins with people in Arctic communities.

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Russia is starting to cut natural gas supplies off

Sunday, May 01, 2022

Ayesha Rascoe discusses Russia's threats against NATO countries and the decision to cut off natural gas to Poland and Bulgaria with Agnia Grigas, a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council.

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On full-length debut, viral punk band The Linda Lindas keep growing

Sunday, April 17, 2022

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks to Bela Salazar and Lucia de la Garza of The Linda Lindas about punk as a form of expression and the creation of their new album, Growing Up.

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Janelle Monáe's 'Dirty Computer' comes alive in a new collection of stories

Sunday, April 17, 2022

The artist builds on the Afrofuturistic world from her 2018 album in a new short story collection titled The Memory Librarian. She tells NPR about her nightmare that inspired the project.

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One key to a coveted guitar sound is a small glass tube — but there's a shortage

Sunday, April 17, 2022

Ayesha Rascoe speaks with Randall Ball of Ball Amplification about the worldwide guitar tube shortage and the reason behind the warm sounds they produce.

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