Kelsey Snell

Kelsey Snell appears in the following:

Biden will announce steps to curb gun violence in the U.S.

Monday, April 11, 2022

The action includes finalizing regulations that deal with ghost guns — weapons that do not have serial numbers that can be used to track them and are sometimes sold as kits to be assembled at home.

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Biden picks a former federal prosecutor to lead the ATF as it targets 'ghost guns'

Monday, April 11, 2022

President Biden has picked Steve Dettelbach, a former U.S. attorney in Ohio, to lead the agency as it cracks down on so-called "ghost guns," which are assembled from parts and lack serial numbers.

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The Senate has confirmed Judge Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court

Thursday, April 07, 2022

The Senate made history Thursday when it confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. After 233 years, she'll be the first Black woman to ever serve on the nations highest court.

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What happens if half of Congress dies? Even Congress isn't sure.

Thursday, April 07, 2022

Lawmakers had a number of scares in recent years: a shooting at a GOP baseball practice, the pandemic and the Jan. 6 attack. But there are no clear plans for Congress to function in a catastrophe.

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Congress considers scenarios for what to do if calamity strikes

Thursday, April 07, 2022

Lawmakers are trying to answer how Congress could function if a catastrophe incapacitated members. A 2017 shooting at a GOP baseball practice, the pandemic and Jan. 6 have made the issue more urgent.

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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.

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2 more Republicans say they'll vote to confirm Jackson's Supreme Court nomination

Monday, April 04, 2022

Sens. Murkowski and Romney said they'll vote to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson after the Judiciary Committee reached an 11-11 tie along party lines to advance her nomination to the Senate.

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America's population isn't growing as fast as it used to

Friday, April 01, 2022

NPR's Kelsey Snell speaks with Atlantic, writer Derek Thompson, about how low births, high deaths and heavy restrictions on immigration could steer the U.S. into a "demographic danger zone."

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Tokyo loosens strict public school uniform rules

Friday, April 01, 2022

NPR's Kelsey Snell talks with Japan-based reporter for Vice World News, Hanako Montgomery, about the lifting of decades-old school uniform rules in the Tokyo metropolitan area.

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Florida Lt. Gov. says 'good luck' to attempts to repeal so-called 'Don't Say Gay' law

Friday, April 01, 2022

NPR's Kelsey Snell speaks with Florida's Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez about the state's "Parental Rights in Education" law. The law has seen its first legal challenge this week from LGBTQ advocates.

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Grant Ginder melds political and family dysfunction in 'Let's Not Do That Again'

Friday, April 01, 2022

NPR's Kelsey Snell talks with Grant Ginder about his new novel, Let's Not Do That Again, drawing inspiration from his time as a speechwriter and exploring political dynamics in families.

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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.

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After closing for 2 years, tours begin at the U.S. Capitol

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

NPR's Kelsey Snell takes a tour of the Capitol Building, which is open again for public tours after being closed for the COVID-19 pandemic.

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In Barcelona, a record attendance for a women's soccer game

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

It's called El Clásico: Each time Barcelona FC and Real Madrid face one other. On Wednesday, it is a women's game that is breaking an attendance record in Barcelona's Camp Nou stadium.

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With rising costs and expiring pandemic benefits, food banks face increased need

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

NPR's Kelsey Snell speaks with Brooke Neubauer, who owns a non-profit that works to end hunger in Las Vegas, about how inflation and rising food prices have impacted food insecurity in her community.

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Biden's budget doesn't fund everything progressives wanted, but Rep. Jayapal has hope

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

President Biden's budget for fiscal year 2023 includes new funding for climate, clean energy and environmental justice programs. Yet, some believe Biden failed progressives with this proposed budget.

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The viability of ECMO as a last-ditch treatment for COVID

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

ECMO machines became a last-ditch treatment for COVID. But only half of the patients who got ECMO survived, raising questions about whether this expensive and hard to access treatment is worth it.

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Jackson's confirmation hearing devolved into bickering among senators

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson faced two long days of questions with the Senate Judiciary Committee, in a hearing that was at times combative and emotional.

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Senate panel will hold 4 days of hearings for Biden's Supreme Court nominee

Monday, March 21, 2022

The Senate Judiciary Committee opens Supreme Court confirmation hearings Monday for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. If confirmed, she would be the first Black woman on the high court.

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The White House says it's running out of money to cover COVID tests and vaccines

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

The White House asked for more money from Congress to keep its COVID response going. But that hasn't happened, so some things need to be wound down.

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