Lauren Hodges appears in the following:
Monday, September 06, 2021
This Labor Day, several federal programs expire which had extended unemployment benefits due to the pandemic. 7.5 million people's aid will be cut entirely and millions more will lose $300 a week.
Wednesday, September 01, 2021
NPR's Leila Fadel talks with Haris Tarin of the Afghan American Foundation about how his family fled Afghanistan 30 years ago, and what it's like to work with the new wave of refugees fleeing now.
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with a woman desperately trying to get her grandmother out of a violent situation in Afghanistan.
Monday, August 30, 2021
NPR's Leila Fadel talks with Washington Post's Afghanistan bureau chief Susannah George about Sunday's drone strike that killed a civilian family, including several children.
Friday, August 27, 2021
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Ali Lafiti, Kabul correspondent for Al Jazeera English, about the aftermath of Thursday's deadly explosions.
Thursday, August 26, 2021
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Al Jazeera English Kabul correspondent Ali Latifi about the scene at the airport and nearby hospitals as victims are transported from Thursday's deadly explosions.
Thursday, August 26, 2021
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with reporter Matt Aikens in Kabul about Thursday's deadly explosions at the airport as thousands were in line, hoping to evacuate.
Monday, August 16, 2021
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin about signing a letter to President Biden calling to prioritize evacuating Afghan allies who face retaliation from the Taliban.
Tuesday, August 03, 2021
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with CDC Director Rochelle Walensky about the Biden administration's effort to increase vaccination internationally.
Friday, June 25, 2021
NPR's Audie Cornish checks in with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky about vaccinations, variants and the current state of the pandemic.
Friday, June 18, 2021
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Byron E. Miller, Juneteenth Commissioner for the Fiesta Celebration in San Antonio, about the holiday's cultural significance and what the new federal recognition means.
Thursday, June 10, 2021
When his mother died, Mark Miller wrote her life story in a Twitter thread, including their complicated relationship and her transformation from wealthy socialite to nun. It quickly went viral.
Wednesday, June 09, 2021
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy, sharing listeners' pandemic questions like how to keep kids who can't be vaccinated safe, and what a booster shot may look like.
Thursday, June 03, 2021
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Mary Annette Pember, correspondent for Indian Country Today, about the roots of indigenous boarding schools in the U.S., which were models for the Canadian system.
Wednesday, June 02, 2021
100 years later, the 1921 race massacre that destroyed a thriving Black neighborhood in Tulsa, Okla., is in the national spotlight. But at the time, this racist violence wasn't limited to Tulsa.
Tuesday, June 01, 2021
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Dr. Jennifer Nuzzo from the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security about the COVID-19 pandemic from a global perspective.
Friday, May 28, 2021
With vaccines making it safer to date in-person again, NPR spoke to several people about their hesitations and hopes in the world of dating after a year of solitude.
Friday, April 23, 2021
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with reporter Amy Graff from SFGate about a grim sign for 2021's wildfire season: low moisture in California forests.
Thursday, April 22, 2021
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra how the Biden administration is housing and handling the unaccompanied migrant children crossing the border.
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with World Relief's Jenny Yang about the Biden administration's delays in accepting more refugees into the United States, despite campaign promises to increase numbers.