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72-year-old graduate recieves his college degree in Georgia

Monday, May 15, 2023

72-year-old Sam Kaplan graduated from Georgia Gwinnett College this weekend with his 99-year-old mother in attendance.

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Dr. Ashish Jha on the White House ending the COVID-19 emergency declaration

Tuesday, May 09, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha about how the national public health emergency for coronavirus is coming to an end May 11.

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Author Dave Eggers channels a stray dog for his new book

Tuesday, May 09, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with author Dave Eggers about his new book, "The Eyes and the Impossible." The protagonist is a dog whose job is to serve as the eyes of the vast urban park where he resides.

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Biden's former director of border management reacts to end of Title 42

Monday, May 08, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Andrea Flores, the former director of border management on the National Security Council under President Biden, about the expiration of Title 42.

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4 horses die at Churchill Downs ahead of the Kentucky Derby

Friday, May 05, 2023

NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks with Joe Drape of The New York Times about the recent racehorse deaths that have occurred at Churchill Downs in the week ahead of the Kentucky Derby.

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What lessons have we learned from the COVID pandemic?

Tuesday, April 25, 2023

The nonpartisan Covid Crisis Group has released its investigative report, titled "Lessons from the Covid War: An Investigative Report." This is what it found.

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Group outlines lessons learned from COVID pandemic in new report

Tuesday, April 25, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Philip Zelikow about the forthcoming report "Lessons Learned From Covid War: An Investigative Report" by the Covid Crisis Group.

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How online influencers are changing the boxing world

Friday, April 14, 2023

NPR's Andrew Limbong speaks with writer Will Coldwell about the rise of social media influencers in the boxing ring — and how that might be changing the sport.

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Nashville councilmember plans to restore ousted Tennessee Democrat

Monday, April 10, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Nashville Metro Councilmember at Large Zulfat Suara, who plans to vote to reinstate Rep. Justin Jones to Tennessee's House after his expulsion over a gun control protest.

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Tennessee GOP Rep. Barrett on why he voted to expel two colleagues but not the third

Friday, April 07, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks to Republican Tennessee Rep. Jody Barrett about his vote to expel two Democratic colleagues over leading a gun control protest on the House floor.

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Narcan over-the-counter is a promising step forward, advocates say

Monday, April 03, 2023

Narcan, a nasal spray form of the opioid overdose reversing drug naloxone, was just approved by the FDA for over the counter sales. Advocates say this is a step in the right direction.

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Critics say Tennessee's public drag show ban hurts the entire state's LGBTQ community

Friday, March 03, 2023

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has signed a bill banning drag shows in public spaces. Critics of the bill say it could impact not just drag performers, but queer Tennesseans across the board.

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This eating disorder expert is worried by new guidelines to treat childhood obesity

Friday, February 17, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Nooshin Kiankhooy, an eating disorders specialist, about concerns about new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics on treating childhood obesity.

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Railroad workers have been worried about safety concerns for years, reporter says

Friday, February 17, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Aaron Gordon, a senior reporter for Vice's Motherboard, about his reporting about the freight train industry and safety concerns raised by railroad workers.

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Former EPA official weighs in on Ohio derailment response and concerns

Thursday, February 16, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Stan Meiburg, the former acting deputy administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency, about the train derailment that led to a toxic spill in East Palestine, Ohio.

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National Cancer Institute director opens up about her own cancer diagnosis

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with National Cancer Institute Director Dr. Monica Bertagnolli on Biden's cancer moon shot and her breast cancer diagnosis.

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Where Greta Thunberg does (and doesn't) expect to see action on climate change

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Greta Thunberg says she has no plans to get into politics as a career, and she thinks she can do more as a climate campaigner on the outside.

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Earthquake creates additional crises for Syrians amid civil war

Tuesday, February 07, 2023

Social media posts are offering a glimpse of the aftermath of deadly earthquake that hit Syria.

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College Board responds to backlash over AP African American studies curriculum

Friday, February 03, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with College Board CEO David Coleman and director of Advanced Placement African American Studies Brandi Waters about curriculum changes that have drawn criticism.

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The magic of being a Black nerd in Black History Month

Thursday, February 02, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with co-creator of Black Nerds Create Bayana Davis about the collective's month-long digital celebration: Black Magical History Month.

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