Juana Summers

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Juana Summers appears in the following:

Adnan Syed's lawyer reacts to overturned conviction

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Erica Suter, lawyer for Serial subject Adnan Syed, about the overturning of Syed's conviction in the murder of Hae Min Lee.

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Billions of dollars went to repair Puerto Rico's electric grid, but it still failed

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Sergio Marxuach, public policy director at the Center for a New Economy in Puerto Rico, about the island's frail power grid.

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The infrastructure law is meant to help with crises like Jackson's water problems

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Mitch Landrieu, who oversees the implementation of the infrastructure package, about how this law will help with crises like the lack of water in Jackson, Miss.

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Jamaica is reevaluating its relationship with the British monarchy

Monday, September 19, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Lisa Hanna, a member of Jamaica's parliament, about how Jamaica's relationship with the monarchy may change after Queen Elizabeth II's death.

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The migrants flown to Martha's Vineyard have left, but their stories continue

Friday, September 16, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Oren Sellstrom, litigation director at Lawyers for Civil Rights, about what's next for the nearly 50 migrants that were flown to Martha's Vineyard from Texas.

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On debut solo album, Marcus Mumford explores healing, mercy and forgiveness

Friday, September 16, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers chats with Marcus Mumford about his debut solo album, Self-Titled, which is a deeply personal exploration of healing, mercy and forgiveness.

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Home runs come easy to Yankees star Aaron Judge

Thursday, September 15, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers and Washington Post national baseball writer Chelsea Janes talk about the New York Yankees' star player Aaron Judge. The outfielder leads the major league in homeruns this season.

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Republicans turn to new political races: school superintendents

Thursday, September 15, 2022

After pandemic shutdowns and debates around curriculum, public schools have become a new political battleground, in everything from district school board elections to statewide races for governor.

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Alaska Natives celebrate historic first in Congress

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Nathan McCowan, chair of the Alaska Native Village Corporation Association, on the election of Mary Peltola to Congress.

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Without hope for parole, prisoners with life sentences tell their own stories

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Calvin Duncan, creator of a new project that invites the public to sit face-to-face with people serving life without the possibility of parole.

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Thousands of nurses in Minnesota go on strike over better working conditions

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Chris Rubesch, first vice president of the Minnesota Nurses Association, about why thousands of nurses are on strike for better work conditions.

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Jazz icon Dianne Reeves 'lost her breath' as Sheryl Lee Ralph sang her song at Emmys

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Dianne Reeves, whose song "Endangered Species" was sung by Sheryl Lee Ralph when she accepted an Emmy for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy.

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As a high fantasy fan, the new 'Lord of the Rings' series offers something refreshing

Saturday, September 10, 2022

It's a big moment for fans of high fantasy. But for some, the weeks leading up to the release of Amazon's Lord of the Rings prequel series have meant a mix of excitement – and a little anxiety.

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Tres meses después de la tragedia en Uvalde, estas familias afrontan el dolor

Saturday, September 10, 2022

Ante las consecuencias del tiroteo masivo en la escuela en Uvalde en mayo, las familias de las víctimas y los sobrevivientes están tratando de superar su dolor y encontrarle sentido a su nueva vida.

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Three months after the tragedy in Uvalde, this is how these families are coping

Saturday, September 10, 2022

In the months since the mass school shooting at Robb Elementary, some parents are turning their grief into action, while others are dealing with guilt and trying to make sense of their new lives.

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Women's stories in Amazon's 'Rings of Power' take center stage

Friday, September 09, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Rebecca Jennings about her essay in Vox, "In The Rings of Power, it's not horrifying to be a woman," about the role of women in the Lord of the Rings prequel series.

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Mientras las escuelas de Uvalde abren este mes, estas familias escogen otras opciones

Thursday, September 08, 2022

Mientras que las clases en persona empiezan por primera vez en Uvalde esta semana desde el tiroteo masivo, algunas familias han escogido educar a sus hijos en casa en vez de llevarlos a las escuelas.

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Uvalde kids go back to the classroom this week. These parents chose other options

Thursday, September 08, 2022

This week, as in-person school resumes for the first time since the shooting, some Uvalde parents have chosen to homeschool their kids rather than send them back to the classroom.

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How strippers hoping to unionize in LA adds to the history of organizing in the U.S.

Wednesday, September 07, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with professor Siobhan Brooks of California State University — Fullerton about the issues strippers face and their history of organizing and unionizing in the U.S.

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A Uvalde survivor's parents explain their journey through gratitude, grief, and guilt

Friday, September 02, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Oscar and Jessica Orona, whose son Noah was wounded during the mass shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas.

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