Gabe O'Connor

Gabe O'Connor appears in the following:

Supreme Court blocks creation of 2nd majority-Black congressional district in Alabama

Monday, February 07, 2022

The U.S. Supreme Court edged toward a further erosion of the Voting Right act Monday, blocking for now a second majority-Black congressional district in Alabama for the 2022 election.


'Tell Everyone on this Train I Love Them' is an outsider's view of an imperfect union

Friday, February 04, 2022

NPR's Tamara Keith talks with Irish comedian Maeve Higgins about her new book Tell Everyone on this Train I Love Them, which is a series of reflections on the various imperfections of America.


Has the NFL's Racial Reckoning Arrived?

Wednesday, February 02, 2022

NPR's Tamara Keith talks with Howard Bryant of Meadowlark Media about Brian Flores' allegations of racial discrimination and unethical practices and where the NFL can go from here.


Another job, another milestone for Rachel Balkovec

Thursday, January 27, 2022

NPR's Asma Khalid talks with Rachel Balkovec, the new manager of the Tampa Tarpons and the first woman to manage a team at any level in Major League Baseball history.


Professional football so amazing, you'll make up new words.

Monday, January 24, 2022

NPR's Asma Khalid talks with Jason Gay of The Wall Street Journal about what may have been the greatest weekend in NFL playoff history.


Europe braces for the omicron wave

Friday, January 14, 2022

The World Health Organization said more than half of Europe will be infected with COVID in the coming weeks. NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Dr. Hans Kluge of the WHO on what that means for the region.


'A Hero' tells the story of how complicated a good deed (and a small lie) can be

Friday, January 07, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Iranian director Asghar Farhadi about his new film, A Hero. The story examines the complexity of what appears to many to be a good deed.


Sports leagues are scrambling during omicron

Thursday, January 06, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise talks with Christine Brennan from USA Today about sports and vaccines, as sports leagues everywhere are scrambling to find enough healthy athletes to fill out rosters during omicron.


2 reporters who were in the Capitol on Jan. 6 talk about media coverage of the attack

Wednesday, January 05, 2022

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with reporters Lisa Desjardins and Sarah Ferris about media coverage around the Jan. 6 insurrection and attack on the Capitol.


As the Jan. 6 attack anniversary nears, one Capitol officer fears a violent repeat

Thursday, December 30, 2021

Ten months after U.S. Capitol Police Sgt. Aquilino Gonell thought he'd die as Capitol rioters pummeled him, he's still working to recover his mental and physical health.


Capitol Police officer still hurts after Jan. 6

Wednesday, December 29, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Capitol Police Sgt. Aquilino Gonell about the one-year anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.


Decision-making in the time of omicron

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with emergency physician Dr. Leana Wen and San Francisco State University's Gaurav Suri about which activities are safe on a given day with the spread of omicron.


Omicron is spreading. Dr. Ashish Jha answers 9 questions about it and what you can do

Saturday, December 18, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Dr. Ashish Jha, dean of Brown University School of Public Health, about safely navigating the holidays amid rising COVID case numbers.


A gloomy report card from the Arctic

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Twila Moon, co-editor of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's 2021 Arctic Report Card, which shows oceans warming and sea ice disappearing.


Masayuki Uemura, Nintendo engineer who created NES and SNES game consoles, dies at 78

Friday, December 10, 2021

Masayuki Uemurao helped revolutionize the home video game industry with the Nintendo NES, and will forever be remembered for games like Duck Hunt. The Japanese engineer died Monday at the age of 78.


Can companies police the biases found in artificial intelligence?

Thursday, December 09, 2021

How can bias be removed from artificial intelligence? NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Kenneth Chenault, co-chair of the Data and Trust Alliance, on how corporations can take steps to make that happen.


Thomas Gavin might be America's most prolific artifact thief — but the jig is up

Sunday, December 05, 2021

Thomas Gavin went on a tear in the '60s and '70s, hitting nearly a dozen museums on the East Coast. He mostly stole antique firearms and stashed them in his hideout — a barn in rural Pennsylvania.


A prolific art thief got an incredible sentence

Thursday, December 02, 2021

The only thing more incredible than Thomas Gavin's career as an art thief was the punishment he received for his crimes.


Secret prisons in Libya keep migrants out of Europe

Monday, November 29, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with investigative reporter Ian Urbina about his piece The New Yorker. He headed into Libya to better understand its role in migrants' movement toward Europe.


Daniel Dae Kim talks about 'The Hot Zone: Anthrax' and representation

Friday, November 26, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with actor Daniel Dae Kim, about his role in National Geographic's The Hot Zone: Anthrax., in which an FBI agent sets out to find who is sending letters laced with anthrax.