Connor Donevan

Connor Donevan appears in the following:

How A Decades-Old Unemployment Insurance System Is Measuring Up In The Pandemic

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Indivar Dutta-Gupta, a co-executive director at the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality, explains the U.S. unemployment insurance system's origins and role today.

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Should You Shave Your 'Quarantine Beard'?

Thursday, April 09, 2020

An infectious disease specialist says there's no evidence that people with facial hair carry a higher risk of infection or transmission of the coronavirus, as long as they practice diligent hygiene.

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From Symphony Orchestras To Wedding Bands, Musicians Cope With The Coronavirus

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Bigger artists may count on fan support and labels to carry them through canceled tours, but working musicians — from orchestra members and wedding singers to indie rappers — are looking elsewhere.

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Soccer Mommy On 'Color Theory': 'I Want To Keep Growing Until I Hit The Ceiling'

Thursday, March 05, 2020

Ahead of the release of her new album Color Theory, Soccer Mommy's Sophie Allison spoke with NPR's Audie Cornish about her songwriting process, her '90s inspirations and her career ambitions.

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Sunny Jain's 'Wild Wild East' Is A Western-Inspired Ode To An Immigrant Father

Monday, March 02, 2020

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with the drummer and bandleader about his new album which re-invents the American cowboy myth, borrowing from Bollywood, hip-hop and traditional Punjabi music.

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New Frightened Rabbit Compilation 'Carries On' The Songs Of The Late Scott Hutchison

Monday, July 22, 2019

Tiny Changes — a collection of covers from Frightened Rabbit — is intended as a celebration. But the project has taken on new weight after the death of the band's lead singer.

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Candi Staton Stops At Nothing To Create

Thursday, February 07, 2019

The veteran soul singer released her 30th studio album, Unstoppable, last year. Staton talks about the inspiration behind her new music, her battle with cancer and her message to women everywhere.

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Earl Sweatshirt On Resentment, Growth And Giving Yourself A Chance

Friday, December 07, 2018

Beachside in Santa Monica, Calif., Earl Sweatshirt spoke with NPR's Ari Shapiro about memorializing his father, working through anger and his latest album, Some Rap Songs.

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Steve Perry's New Life: 'I've Rediscovered The Passion For Music'

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

After decades out of the public eye, Steve Perry, the former Journey frontman, has a new solo album out.

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Zimbabwe's Rickety Trains Get A Boost From Expat Investors Next Door

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Zimbabweans living in neighboring South Africa are injecting capital into a railway revamp — but much more is needed to get the country back on its feet.

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Mugabe's Gone, But Zimbabwe Still Has A Serious Cash Shortage

Saturday, July 28, 2018

The lack of hard currency is a severe problem for the southern African nation.

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Politics In Zimbabwe Has A New Soundtrack

Friday, July 20, 2018

Ebba Chitambo, 66, made music during Zimbabwe's fight for independence. Now, he's giving advice to a new generation of musicians about writing political music.

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Survivors Of Political Violence 'Will Make Sure There's Peace' In Zimbabwe's Election

Friday, July 20, 2018

Survivors of political violence in Zimbabwe are being trained to serve as election monitors in the country's July 30 vote. Past elections have been marred by violence and allegations of rigging.

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'Free But Not Free': Zimbabwe's Amateur Filmmakers Turn A Lens On Their Country

Saturday, July 14, 2018

For a contest after the ouster of Robert Mugabe, filmmakers responded to the question "What does it mean to be Zimbabwean?" Their short films featured some uncomfortable answers.

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'A New Life': An Activist Comes Home To Zimbabwe, Hoping To Hold Leaders Accountable

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

"I know for sure that if it was still Robert Mugabe, I would never dare to do it," says Savanna Madamombe. "The Mugabe era is gone, and it's something that can't ever be allowed to come back."

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Human Ashes Left At The Vietnam Memorial Find A Not-Final Resting Place

Monday, May 28, 2018

To some, the Vietnam memorial is a sacred space and a fitting place for deceased veterans. But the National Park Service says it's not equipped to care for the remains that are being left there.

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Adjusting To An Empty Nest Brings Grief, But Also Freedom

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Crystal Joyce's son — her youngest child — leaves for college in the fall, and she's worried about "not being needed as much as a mom." Ana Machado shares advice on the transition to an empty nest.

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Navigating Life On Campus When You're On The Autism Spectrum

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

The first year of college comes with a lot of changes: new friends, new surroundings, new classes. A college grad on the autism spectrum gives advice to a college freshman with Asperger's syndrome.

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Fighting An Eating Disorder When It's 'Hard To Want To Get Better'

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Maddy Rich says anorexia is like a dead body chained to her ankle. She gets advice on recovery from Julia Sinn, who got treatment for her eating disorder seven years ago.

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After Heavy Damage, Florida Keys Residents Anxiously Wait To Return Home

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Some residents of Key Largo are now being allowed back in, but the Florida Keys are still largely without power, water, medical service and cell service.

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