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Encore: Ann Patchett on quarantining with Tom Hanks' assistant

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with author Ann Patchett about her latest collection of essays, These Precious Days, and how she ended up quarantining with Tom Hanks' personal assistant.

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Could the Jan. 6 committee's findings lead to criminal charges for Trump?

Friday, July 22, 2022

Former federal prosecutor Andrew Weissmann talks with NPR's Ailsa Chang about the evidence presented by the Jan. 6 committee and the difficulties in prosecuting a former president.

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Rowdy, the lost cat in the Logan International Airport, has been found safe

Friday, July 15, 2022

Rowdy the cat escaped her carrier and went missing inside Boston's Logan International Airport. After three weeks, airport personnel was finally able to capture Rowdy and reunite her with her family.

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Blind loyalty is helping sustain Trump's power in the Republican party, new book says

Monday, July 11, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with journalist Mark Leibovich about his new book Thank You for Your Servitude: Donald Trump's Washington and the Price of Submission.

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A look at one of the thousands of gun deaths that didn't make national headlines

Monday, July 11, 2022

In one year, 45,000 died by gun in the U.S. Most of those lives were taken one by one in homicides or suicides. They didn't make national headlines but left huge holes in their communities.

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He survived a mass shooting near Highland Park 34 years ago. Now, he helps others

Monday, July 11, 2022

A mass shooting hit the town of Winnetka, Ill., 34 years ago. Phil Andrew survived, and that experience shaped his path as a special agent for the FBI and lifelong gun control advocate.

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How a man's experience surviving a shooting drove him to become an FBI special agent

Friday, July 08, 2022

A mass shooting hit the town of Winnetka, Ill., 34 years ago. Phil Andrew survived that shooting, and that experience shaped his path as a special agent for the FBI and lifelong gun control advocate.

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One man's outsized role in shaping the Supreme Court and overturning Roe

Thursday, June 30, 2022

A dedicated minority of conservative activists has been working for decades to dismantle Roe v. Wade. One man in particular has played an outsized role in that effort: Leonard Leo.

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One man's outsized role in shaping the Supreme Court

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

The U.S. awaits a consequential Supreme Court decision that could overturn federal abortion rights, and one man has had a outsized influence on the conservative makeup of that court: Leonard Leo.

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Emma Thompson on her new film — and the idea the female orgasm has to be performative

Friday, June 17, 2022

In her new film, Thompson portrays a widower who reckons with her own sexual discovery in an experience she calls "irresistibly delicious."

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School is out, but teacher stress and burnout is still in session

Thursday, June 16, 2022

It's the end of the school year and NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with two teachers and a teacher coach about how the pandemic has impacted their school year.

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How is inflation affecting you and what are your concerns for the future? Let us know

Saturday, June 11, 2022

From the grocery store, to the gas pump and the cost of housing, Americans are paying more. We want to hear directly from you about how you are coping with this moment and what you see for the future.

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The creator of the FBI mass shooting protocol is 'shocked' by Uvalde police response

Thursday, June 09, 2022

After Sandy Hook, Katherine Schweit created a program to navigate similar crises. She says the way law enforcement handled the shooting in Uvalde went against everything they trained for.

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Mass shooting survivors testified to Congress. Here's where gun legislation stands

Wednesday, June 08, 2022

Mass shooting survivors testified before Congress in favor of legislation to address gun violence. The emotional pleas contrast the businesslike negotiations between lawmakers to make change.

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Creator of the FBI's active shooter training 'shocked' at police response in Uvalde

Tuesday, June 07, 2022

NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks with Katherine Schweit, creator of the FBI's active shooter program after the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, about the law enforcement response in Uvalde.

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Prison reporter Keri Blakinger reflects on her time in incarceration in new memoir

Tuesday, June 07, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Keri Blakinger, author of the new memoir Corrections In Ink, which is about her path from Olympic figure skating dreams, to drug addiction, and then to prison.

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Gun violence prevention advocates wish for more action beyond President Biden's words

Monday, June 06, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with March for Our Lives organizer, Tatiana Washington, about President Biden's actions on gun violence.

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Gun companies have made billions of dollars since the pandemic began, report says

Friday, June 03, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with The Trace reporter Champe Barton about how gun manufacturers have made record profits during the pandemic.

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Abortion rights might soon be gone. Activists worry same-sex marriage is next

Thursday, June 02, 2022

Jim Obergefell was the named plaintiff in the Supreme Court case that legalized same-sex marriage in 2015. He says if Roe v. Wade is overturned, it means trouble for other social causes.

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Plaintiff in landmark same-sex marriage ruling worries about overturning Roe v. Wade

Wednesday, June 01, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to Jim Obergefell, the plaintiff in the case that established a federal right to same-sex marriage, about what overturning Roe v. Wade could mean for same-sex marriage.

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