Connor Donevan

Connor Donevan appears in the following:

How the health care worker vaccine mandate will work, with SCOTUS' go-ahead

Thursday, January 13, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services about the Supreme Court ruling on the vaccine mandate for health care workers.


Caroline thought her daughter was doing OK with home learning. Then she got a note

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Omicron is upending schools all across the country. Parents and families are navigating last-minute virtual learning, changing risk assessments and their own positive COVID-19 tests.


In classrooms or online, parents grapple with omicron school 'chaos'

Friday, January 07, 2022

Omicron is upending schools all across the country. Parents and families are navigating last-minute virtual learning, changing risk assessments and their own positive COVID tests.


Sen. Warnock says voting rights legislation is a moral issue

Thursday, January 06, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Geor., who says that if Congress doesn't pass voting legislation, it will have "failed in the trust the people have given us."


A new website promises better Thanksgiving dinner conversations

Thursday, November 25, 2021

A new website is designed to alleviate the "Thanxiety" surrounding fraught arguments at the Thanksgiving day table by trying to start better conversations.


The new book 'Taste Makers' celebrates 7 immigrant women who shaped American cuisine

Thursday, November 25, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Mayukh Sen about his new book, Taste Makers. It tells the stories of seven immigrant women who shaped the way America eats.


The metaverse is already here. The debate now is over who should own it

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Metaverse users are wary of Meta's foray into the virtual world. The company, formerly known as Facebook, plans to spend at least $10 billion on its metaverse division this year.


Courtney Barnett's new album has pep talks for the pandemic and beyond

Monday, November 15, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Australian songwriter Courtney Barnett about her new album Things Take Time, Take Time, in some ways a response to the 'anxiety and overwhelm' of the pandemic.


Facebook bets its future on the metaverse

Monday, November 08, 2021

Facebook has rebranded itself as Meta, banking on the metaverse becoming a significant part of our lives. Not everyone is happy with the company making a mark in a space that has existed for years.


A single mom by choice and a single mom's daughter on loss, anxiety and sperm donors

Monday, November 01, 2021

Five years ago, Liv Aannestad got advice on being a single mother by choice from a mom who'd already done it. Now she has two daughters and a new set of questions.


Beloved barber of official — and unofficial — Washington has died

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Diego D'Ambrosio, who for decades cut the hair of ambassadors, prime ministers and Supreme Court justices, died Friday at 87 years old.


In Spain, Seville hopes naming heat waves can save lives

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

The mayor of Seville, Spain, has announced a new program — the world's first — to give official names to severe heat waves. The hope is that such a system will make people take them more seriously.


A Kandahar mosque attack exposes the Taliban's security challenges

Friday, October 15, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with George Washington University's Andrew Mines on what the suicide blast at a mosque in Afghanistan which killed dozens says about the Taliban's ability to maintain security.


Facebook is under new scrutiny for it's role in Ethiopia's conflict

Monday, October 11, 2021

A whistleblower says Facebook's algorithms could be stoking tensions and fanning ethnic violence in Ethiopia.


As COVID-19 Inundates Hospitals, Staff Is 'Emotionally Pulverized'

Thursday, September 02, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise talk with Dr. Aharon Sareli of Memorial Healthcare System in Florida and Dr. Adriano Goffi of Altus Lumberton Hospital in Texas about how COVID-19 surges are affecting their staffs.


After Ida, Many In Louisiana Still Without Power And Water

Wednesday, September 01, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Jaclyn Hotard, president of St. John The Baptist Parish just west of New Orleans, about the rescue efforts after Hurricane Ida flooded the area.


Loved Ones Mourn The Death Of Afghan Teen Who Fell From U.S. Evacuation Plane

Friday, August 20, 2021

Zaki Anwari, a member of Afghanistan's youth soccer team, died this week as he tried to cling to a U.S. military plane evacuating people from Kabul. He is remembered as a "very good human."


How This Week Impacted Biden's Legacy And America's Standing In The World

Friday, August 20, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with the Ishaan Tharoor of The Washington Post and Charles Kupchan with the Council on Foreign Relations about the political ramifications of the fall of Afghanistan.


How The U.S. Withdrawal From Afghanistan Has Affected Its Relationship With The U.K.

Thursday, August 19, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise talks with British Ambassador to the U.S. Karen Pierce about how the pullout from Afghanistan has impacted the so-called "special relationship" between the U.S. and the U.K.


Congressman Crow On Pushing President Biden To Evacuate Afghan Allies

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Congressman Jason Crow, an Army veteran who served in Afghanistan, on being part of a bipartisan group of lawmakers urging President Biden to evacuate Afghan allies.