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SCOTUS will hear a case involving Purdue Pharma and how corporations escape bankruptcy

Sunday, December 03, 2023

The U.S. Supreme Court hears a case, this week, with huge implications for the justice system. It involves the opioid settlement and the wealthy family behind OxyContin, the Sacklers.

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WHO expert warns of disease risk in Gaza amidst a collapsing healthcare system

Sunday, December 03, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks to Dr. Margaret Harris from the World Health Organization about the growing risk of untreated diseases in Gaza.

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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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The trial against rapper Young Thug has begun, with his lyrics being used as evidence

Sunday, December 03, 2023

After months of jury selection, the Fulton County case against the influential rapper known as Young Thug has begun in Atlanta. Prosecutors are using his lyrics as evidence in the racketeering case.

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Israel intensifies its offensive on Gaza with no signs of another truce

Sunday, December 03, 2023

We look at the latest in the war between Hamas and Israel. The temporary ceasefire now over, deadly strikes in Gaza have resumed, and there are reports of more violence in the West Bank.

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The unsung heroes fighting against climate change? Fish in the 'twilight zone'

Sunday, December 03, 2023

Fish are responsible for capturing billions of tons of carbon dioxide each year. NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with Ken Buesseler of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute about how they do it.

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Remembering pioneering Latina public radio journalist Maria Martin

Sunday, December 03, 2023

A remembrance of journalist Maria Emilia Martin, founder of "Latino USA" and well-known teacher and mentor, who died on Saturday.

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Why elderly men have the highest rates of suicides

Sunday, December 03, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with Kimberly Van Orden of the University of Rochester Medical Center about persistently high suicide rates among elderly men.

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Politics chat: Biden administration's post-war vision; RNC primary calendar

Sunday, December 03, 2023

We look at the Biden Administration's post-war visions for Gaza and the West Bank. We also look a the RNC's primary calendar and the timeline of its delegate nominating process.

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'Bad Press' follows one tribal news outlet's fight to survive and inform its people

Sunday, December 03, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks with directors Rebecca Landsberry-Baker and Joe Peeler about their new documentary "Bad Press," which follows one tribal news outlet's fight to remain independent.

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Angie McMahon journeys through the cycle of grief in album 'Light, Dark, Light Again'

Sunday, November 12, 2023

Ayesha Rascoe speaks to Australian singer/songwriter Angie McMahon about her sophomore album "Light, Dark, Light Again".

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Born out of loss, 2 parents build their own underground society in 'The New Naturals'

Sunday, November 12, 2023

Ayesha Rascoe speaks to the author Gabriel Bump about his new book 'The New Naturals.' A couple, overcome by the loss of their infant daughter, set out to build a new underground society.

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Amazon is getting into health care. Will it actually make care more accessible?

Sunday, November 12, 2023

Amazon is now offering discounted subscriptions to primary care. Ayesha Rascoe talks to healthcare writer Bruce Japsen about what ventures like these signal for patients.

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NPR's puzzle master Will Shortz puts the pieces of his life together for us

Sunday, November 12, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe visits Weekend Edition puzzle master Will Shortz in his home.

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Stephanie Land on her book 'Class'

Sunday, November 05, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks to author Stephanie Land about her new book, "Class," about making ends meet while going to college.

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San Francisco will host world leaders at the APEC conference

Sunday, November 05, 2023

San Francisco will host the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation conference beginning next weekend. What's expected from the event, and what are the benefits and challenges for the host city?

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Iowa Democrats are finding a way forward despite losing first-to-vote status

Sunday, November 05, 2023

Democrats in Iowa are strategizing a political path forward for the 2024 election, despite the DNC stripping the state of its first-in-the-nation status.

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FTX is now defunct. Does crypto have a future?

Sunday, November 05, 2023

Cryptocurrency trading platform FTX is defunct and its CEO, Sam Bankman-Fried, has been convicted of fraud. NPR's Ayesha Rascoe asks researcher Molly White what's next for crypto.

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Hezbollah leader's remarks heighten fear of the Israel-Gaza war spilling over

Sunday, November 05, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks to Emile Hokayem, Director of Regional Security at the International Institute of Strategic Studies, about the potential of the Gaza-Israel war becoming a regional conflict.

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Palestinian and Israeli teachers say students are struggling to cope with the conflict

Sunday, November 05, 2023

We hear from a Palestinian teacher Eyad Alsouqi and an Israeli teacher Karen Neuberger about what it's been like to work with students during this latest crisis.

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