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Monday, February 06, 2023
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with political scientist Jessica Chen Weiss about where U.S.-China relations are headed after a suspected Chinese spy balloon was shot down over the weekend.
Thursday, February 02, 2023
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with journalist Radley Balko about the history behind specialized police units and why they can be problematic.
Monday, January 30, 2023
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with CalMatters reporter Nadia Lopez about the challenges California may face as it tries to reach its climate goal of zero-emission vehicles in the state by 2035.
Saturday, January 14, 2023
For many people, creating a chosen family is a necessity - a key to survival. And it can be especially important for queer people, who may be underhoused or rejected by their biological families.
Monday, January 09, 2023
Owning a home is still a cornerstone of the American dream for many, and a key way to build wealth. What happens when a pandemic and economic headwinds make that feel out of reach?
Wednesday, January 04, 2023
Mortgage rates above seven percent and a low supply of homes for sale has made home ownership feel out of reach for many Americans. Yet it remains an important way to build wealth in the U.S.
Monday, January 02, 2023
You've heard the saying, "Blood is thicker than water," but for many people, family is not just about blood or DNA — it's about deep connections.
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
The new Los Angeles mayor Karen Bass declared a state of emergency over the homelessness crisis in the city. The move gives her certain powers to speed the opening of shelters and other services.
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
For some people, family isn't who they're related to, it's about who they've chosen to be in their lives.
Monday, November 28, 2022
From sci-fi to the streets, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors considers a policy proposal on whether the San Francisco Police Department can use robots as a deadly force.
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Human Rights Watch director of global initiatives Minky Worden about the state of human rights in Qatar ahead of the 2022 men's FIFA World Cup.
Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Abortion restrictions across the U.S. affect transgender men and non-binary people who can get pregnant. For many trans people, getting an abortion is already a challenge even without restrictions.
Monday, September 12, 2022
Quiet quitting isn't about people quitting their jobs, it's about people reevaluating their mindset toward work and how work fits into their lives. But quiet quitting might not be for everyone.
Wednesday, September 07, 2022
NPR's Juana Summers speaks with professor Siobhan Brooks of California State University — Fullerton about the issues strippers face and their history of organizing and unionizing in the U.S.
Friday, August 12, 2022
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Sidney Madden from NPR Music about Megan Thee Stallion's sophomore album Traumazine.
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
In today's digital age, following a recipe from a book may seem pretty archaic. So if you're not in the mood to read the ingredients and measurements, then a playlist might be for you.
Friday, July 08, 2022
If you're looking for a recipe on how to make kimchi fried rice, instead of opening up a cookbook, listen to this Spotify playlist.
Monday, July 04, 2022
Rents are up 15% nationwide and as much as 30% in some cities. Inflation and rising interest rates are also pricing many buyers out of the housing market — increasing the pressure to rent.
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Captain Casey Murray, President of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, about why there's a shrinking number of pilots.
Saturday, May 14, 2022
A leaked draft opinion suggests the U.S. Supreme Court is poised to overturn Roe v. Wade. NPR wants to know what questions you may have for experts about abortion access and reproductive rights.