Heidi Glenn

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The Mayor Of Surfside, Fla., Says The Building Collapse Reminds Him Of 9/11

Friday, June 25, 2021

Mayor Charles Burkett tells NPR that video of the collapse shows that "it was obvious that these buildings just sort of came straight down on top of each other."

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His Mom Was Sick In India During The Second Wave. He Wrote A Poem About It — And Hope

Friday, June 11, 2021

Manas Ray, a biochemist in Cambridge, Mass., wrote "Praying From A Distance" about the toll COVID-19 has taken on his family in India. He submitted it as part of an NPR poetry callout last month.

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The 2021 Hurricane Season Won't Use Greek Letters For Storms

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Forecasters used nine Greek letters to name the final storms of last year's Atlantic hurricane season. This year, the National Hurricane Center has a new plan.

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For Pasta Lovers Bored By Spaghetti, There's A New Short, Wavy, Sauce-Holding Shape

Monday, March 22, 2021

Dan Pashman, host of the podcast The Sporkful, had a quest: develop and market a brand-new shape of pasta. The result is cascatelli, a short, flat, ruffled pasta three years in the making.

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Teachers Union Head: Examples Of Success And Trust Key To Reopening Schools

Friday, February 05, 2021

Getting some teachers comfortable with opening schools will hinge in part on elected officials showing they have educators' "best interest in mind," says union leader Randi Weingarten.

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At Houston Hospital, Head Of COVID-19 Unit Sees Some Staff Wary Of A Vaccine

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Dr. Joseph Varon of Houston's United Memorial Medical Center senses distrust for a vaccine among some hospital staff. "They all think it's meant to harm specific sectors of the population," he says.

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A Nurse's Plea: 'I Wish That I Could Get People To See COVID Through My Eyes'

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Nurses are taking to social media, describing grim hospital scenes and imploring Americans to stay safe as hospitals reach capacity limits. "We're seeing the worst of the worst," says one nurse.

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Arkansas AG On Google Antitrust Suit: 'I Don't Want What Google Says Is Best'

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge describes the reasoning behind the antitrust lawsuit against Google filed by the Justice Department and 11 state attorneys general.

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Say Her Name: How The Fight For Racial Justice Can Be More Inclusive Of Black Women

Tuesday, July 07, 2020

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Kimberlé Crenshaw, co-founder of the Say Her Name campaign, about how the Black Lives Matter movement can be more inclusive of Black women.

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West Point Graduates' Letter Calls For Academy To Address Racism

Monday, July 06, 2020

Retired Capt. Mary Tobin, a West Point graduate, is mentor to some recent alumni who wrote an open letter to academy leaders. They're part of a long legacy of Black cadets addressing systemic racism.

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'Each Day It's More And More': Houston Hospital Makes Room For COVID-19 Surge Cases

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Roberta Schwartz, chief innovation officer at Houston Methodist Hospital, describes how the hospital is dealing with the current influx of COVID-19 cases.

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Mississippi Black Lawmaker On Taking Down The Flag: A Symbol Of 'Hate And Not Love'

Monday, June 29, 2020

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Mississippi state Sen. Derrick Simmons, a Democrat, after lawmakers in that state voted on Sunday to remove the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag.

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For Hospice Physician, Patient Care Means Walking 'The Path With Them'

Friday, June 26, 2020

A doctor who treats terminally ill patients talks with his daughter about caring for people with COVID-19.

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From Medical School To Fighting COVID-19 On The Front Lines At Bellevue Hospital

Friday, May 15, 2020

Gabrielle Mayer graduated from medical school early to help out with coronavirus patients in New York City. Some of her patients have died, she says. But there have been small, profound moments.

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Ohio County Prosecutor: Pandemic Puts More Stress On Families Dealing With Addiction

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Even though Vinton County, Ohio, hasn't had high infection rates of the coronavirus, social restrictions have made it harder to keep drug users and their children safe, says Trecia Kimes-Brown.

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Researchers Look To Behavior To Explore Why The Coronavirus May Hit Men Harder

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Men appear to be dying of the coronavirus at higher rates than women. Sarah Hawkes, a professor of public health at University College London, says gendered behavior may help explain why.

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Bill Gates, Who Has Warned About Pandemics For Years, On The U.S. Response So Far

Thursday, April 09, 2020

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates gives high marks for social distancing efforts but low marks for testing. He says he thinks large public gatherings may have to wait until there's a vaccine.

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Facebook Grants For Coronavirus News Coverage: 3 Questions With Campbell Brown

Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Campbell Brown, Facebook's head of news partnerships, describes the company's $100 million investment in local news agencies.

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Tampa Mayor Calls Florida Governor's Stay-At-Home Order 'Better Late Than Never'

Thursday, April 02, 2020

Jane Castor issued a stay-at-home order for Tampa last week, but until Wednesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis had resisted calls for similar action across the entire state.

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Gen. McChrystal's Advice To Trump On Coronavirus: 'Fight It As An American Fight'

Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Retired Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal's leadership guidance for managing the coronavirus crisis: Instill confidence, tell the truth and fight it like a war.

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