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Wednesday, August 05, 2020
Chief medical officer Dr. Allen Sills defended the NFL's plans to return in September. He tells Morning Edition that the league has an extensive testing program but won't be instituting a "bubble."
Tuesday, August 04, 2020
Garcia's mother, Gaby O'Donnell, was a medical assistant for decades. Discussions about her experience in health care influenced Garcia's approach to mitigating the coronavirus in Long Beach, he says.
Friday, July 31, 2020
Dr. Joseph Varon, chief of critical care at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston, says his staff is overworked, exhausted and emotionally drained.
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms' order requiring face masks in her city has prompted Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp to sue. Bottoms discusses the legal battle and plans for schools in the fall.
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Daryl Turner, president of Portland, Ore.'s police union, says federal agents in Portland need to communicate with local law enforcement. The city has seen weeks of protests.
Monday, July 20, 2020
Columbia University professor John McWhorter says the bestselling book White Fragility supposes that "Black people's feelings must be stepped around to an exquisitely sensitive degree."
Saturday, July 18, 2020
The Canadian government told the baseball team that the coronavirus would make it unsafe for players to travel between the U.S. and Canada. All MLB teams are set to begin games without fans.
Friday, July 17, 2020
Agents are deployed in the Oregon city amid anti-police protests. Homeland Security official Ken Cuccinelli tells NPR the tactic is being used to move detainees to a "safe location for questioning."
Friday, July 17, 2020
Gregory McMichael, his son Travis McMichael, and William "Roddie" Bryan Jr., pleaded not guilty to counts including felony murder. The men are accused of killing a Black jogger in Georgia.
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Three teachers in rural Arizona contracted COVID-19 after working together in a classroom. One of them died. NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Jena Martinez-Inzunza about her experience.
Monday, July 13, 2020
Dr. David J. De La Zerda, the director of medical ICU at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, says that many of the patients he's seeing are people in their 20s, 30s and 40s with no medical history.
Tuesday, July 07, 2020
Grammarians are up in arms over dictionaries including "irregardless." The Merriam-Webster dictionary responds: "We do not make the English language, we merely record it."
Monday, July 06, 2020
Arizona is now one of the worst COVID-19 hot spots in the Unites States. NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego about how her city is managing the outbreak.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Mississippi State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs about the state's drastic uptick in coronavirus cases. Some hospital ICUs are on the edge of capacity.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
More and more bicyclists are breaking records of "Everesting": climbing the height equal to Mount Everest by riding a single hill, up and down, over and over again.
Monday, June 22, 2020
Rashawn Ray, who studies the intersection of race and policing, says officers have similar implicit biases, especially about Black people.
Friday, June 12, 2020
Bubba Wallace is the only black driver to race full time in NASCAR's top series. He tells All Things Considered that banning the Confederate flag will bring in people who felt uncomfortable before.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser tells All Things Considered that she's not considering cutting police funding in the city. Bowser has proposed an increase in police funding in the city's budget.
Monday, June 08, 2020
Amid a public safety crisis, the Camden police dissolved and re-formed in 2013 as a new department. Scott Thomson, who led both forces, says police must work to be "legitimate" in their communities.
Wednesday, June 03, 2020
Minnesota state Rep. Ruth Richardson doesn't want her teenage son, Shawn, a track athlete, to go running outside. "You can't do the same things that your white friends do," she remembers telling him.