Gabe O'Connor

Gabe O'Connor appears in the following:

Remembering some of the 1 million dead from COVID

Thursday, May 12, 2022

To mark each of the nearly 1 million losses due to COVID, we've aired remembrances of those who died during the pandemic.


'Shot Sage Blue Marilyn' rakes in the green

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Shot Sage Blue Marilyn has always been one of the late artist Andy Warhol's most famous pieces. Now, it's the most expensive.


The Queen gets her own Barbie

Friday, April 22, 2022

Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 96th birthday and has been honored with her likeness as a Barbie doll. The Platinum Jubiliee doll celebrates the queen's 70 years on throne.


Ronan Farrow on investigating the world's most notorious spyware company: NSO Group

Thursday, April 21, 2022

NPR's Daniel Estrin speaks with Ronan Farrow about his New Yorker investigation into Israeli spyware company NSO Group, and his interview with an employee who quit.


Who's checking the fact checkers?

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

The latest weapon in the disinformation war: Fake fact checkers. Some channels on the app Telegram look like independent fact checkers, but are pro-Russian propaganda outlets spreading falsities.


BA.2, holiday travel and you.

Friday, April 15, 2022

COVID-19 is still very much here. NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Dr. Monica Gandhi about prepping for holiday travel.


Where do sanctions on Russia go from here? A foreign policy expert weighs in

Thursday, April 14, 2022

Despite heavy sanctions, Russia has not slowed down its invasion of Ukraine. Some are left wondering just how much sanctions can achieve.


How sanctions have impacted Russia's economy — and whether that will help end the war

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

The West is hammering Russia with sanctions. But, do they work? NPR's Daniel Estrin talks with Emma Ashford of the Atlantic Council.


A long lost tape shows the artist Prince back when he was another kid in Minneapolis

Friday, April 08, 2022

As a child, the late artist Prince was interviewed about a teacher's strike in Minneapolis for a local news story. The rediscovered tape proves that even artists as big as Prince were kids once.


'Young Mungo' tells the love story of 2 boys — one Protestant, the other Catholic

Tuesday, April 05, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with author Douglas Stuart about his latest book Young Mungo, centers on a romance between two teenage boys: one Protestant, one Catholic.


Sarah Lancashire becomes master — and teacher — of French cooking as Julia Child

Monday, April 04, 2022

Actress Sarah Lancashire transforms into the iconic Julia Child, the chef who popularized French cooking in America.


Sarah Lancashire on the power of women and playing Julia Child

Thursday, March 31, 2022

NPR's Kelsey Snell talks with actress Sarah Lancashire about her portrayal of Julia Child in HBO's new series Julia.


Operation Lone Star touts big numbers. But are they real?

Monday, March 28, 2022

It's been a year since Texas launched Operation Lone Star, Gov. Greg Abbott's hardline border crackdown on undocumented immigration. NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with reporter Lomi Kriel about the project.


Remembering Chuck Flaum, a man who got things done

Monday, March 21, 2022

Charles Flaum died of COVID-19 in September 2021 in Springboro, Ohio. To his granddaughter, Michelle, he was larger than life.


The Senate passed a bill to make Daylight Saving Time permanent. Is that good?

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

The Senate passed a bill that would make Daylight Saving Time permanent. The last time the U.S. tried year-round daylight saving was the 1970s. Within a year, it was scrapped.


Why some pro athletes (like Tom Brady) seem unable to stay retired

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

The question isn't so much can Tom Brady still play, but why is he still playing. Why can some athletes walk away from their sport while others, especially ones with nothing left to prove, hang on?


Why some pro athletes (like Tom Brady) seem unable to stay retired

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Dr. J.D. DeFreese of the Center for the Study of Retired Athletes at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill about why some pro athletes struggle to stay retired.


Chelsea Football Club's uncertain future

Thursday, March 10, 2022

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Rory Smith of The New York Times about the frozen assets of Russian oligarch and Chelsea Football Club team owner Roman Abramovich.


Too rad to retire? Surfing GOAT Kelly Slater is looking at the bigger picture

Saturday, February 12, 2022

You want to talk GOATS? How about surfer Kelly Slater winning title at Billabong Pipeline Pro, days before his 50th birthday.


50 and fabulous: Kelly Slater beat out a surfer less than 1/2 his age to win Pipeline

Friday, February 11, 2022

NPR's Adrian Florido talks with surfing legend Kelly Slater about winning the Billabong Pro Pipeline contest days before his 50th birthday.