Lulu Garcia-Navarro

Lulu Garcia-Navarro appears in the following:

Asian American And Pacific Islander Turnout Helped Hand Biden Georgia

Friday, December 04, 2020

Asian American voter turnout was up 91% on Election Day 2020 compared to 2016. Aisha Yaqoob Mahmood with Asian Americans Advancing Justice's Atlanta chapter describes how activists made that happen.

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News Brief: COVID-19 Bill, Trump Mulls 2024, Doctors Call For Climate Action

Thursday, December 03, 2020

Top Democrats back off demands for a larger COVID-19 relief bill. Sources tell NPR that President Trump is considering a run in 2024. Plus, new reports say climate change is making people sick.

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Quarantined Health Workers Compound Staffing Shortages At California Hospitals

Thursday, December 03, 2020

With a spike in COVID-19 infections, hospitals in California's San Joaquin Valley are suffering from a staffing shortage. It's made worse because hundreds of health care workers are quarantined.

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U.K. Regulators Approve COVID-19 Vaccine For Widespread Use

Wednesday, December 02, 2020

The U.K. is the first country where regulators have authorized a major COVID-19 vaccine. The first doses of the Pfizer vaccine will be available next week. The U.K. has ordered 40 million doses.

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News Brief: Pfizer Vaccine, Election Probe, Calif. COVID-19 Cases

Wednesday, December 02, 2020

U.K. approves Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use. The Justice Department finds no evidence of widespread election fraud. California experiences sharp increases in COVID-19 cases and deaths.

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News Brief: Coronavirus Pandemic, Biden Transition, Census Court Case

Monday, November 30, 2020

Health experts warn of another surge in COVID-19 cases. President-elect Biden's team announces more picks for administration posts. And, the Supreme Court hears another case over the 2020 census.

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At Least 231 People In Texas Jails And Prisons Have Died From COVID-19, Study Finds

Sunday, November 15, 2020

A new report from the University of Texas at Austin found that nearly 75% of those who died did not have a life sentence. The study's lead researchers says the virus has had a "devastating toll."

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Kate Winslet's 'Ammonite' Takes On Paleontology, Patriarchy And Passion

Sunday, November 15, 2020

Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan star in the new film, which imagines a romantic relationship between British paleontologist Mary Anning and Charlotte Murchison, the young wife of a geologist.

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Once Enthusiastic, Americans' 'Cooking Fatigue' Simmers As Pandemic Drags On

Sunday, November 15, 2020

Months into the coronavirus pandemic, the tedium of daily meal prep is catching up with many people. Chef and writer Katie Workman says people miss the joy of cooking for others.

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Actor Buys A Crumbling Home For 1 Euro And It Turns Into A 'Big Italian Adventure'

Sunday, November 01, 2020

The house Lorraine Bracco bought needed a lot of work. "Nobody in their right mind would have bought this," she says. She chronicles the renovation in her HGTV show, My Big Italian Adventure.

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On 'Wachito Rico,' Boy Pablo Yearns For His First Love

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Nico Muñoz of Boy Pablo chats with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about his debut album, Wachito Rico.

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The Consequences Of Dehumanizing Language In Politics

Sunday, October 18, 2020

University of Massachusetts Amherst political scientist Alexander Theodoridis talks about dehumanizing language in politics, what it can lead to and what we can do about it.

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'Dust Off Your Wings': Tiny Desk Contestant Britton Smith On Pride And Potential

Sunday, October 11, 2020

Smith entered the 2020 Tiny Desk Contest with his band Britton & The Sting. He says "Blackstronauts" is about finding joy: "I want us all to put on our freedom suits and fly together," he says.

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In 'Missionaries,' Phil Klay Explores How 'Wars Bleed Into Each Other'

Sunday, October 11, 2020

In a new novel, the National Book Award winner takes readers around the world — from the chaos in Iraq and Afghanistan to turmoil in rural Colombia. It is not a "nice, clean, moral story," he says.

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Linda Ronstadt, A Hispanic Heritage 'Legend,' On Staying Connected

Sunday, October 04, 2020

Ahead of a Hispanic Heritage Awards ceremony where she's set to receive her latest honor in a career full of them, Ronstadt shares a few thoughts on identity with Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

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'Charm City Kings' Is An Exhilarating Tale Of Bikes, Boyhood And Baltimore

Sunday, October 04, 2020

Charm City Kings is a coming-of-age film based on the 2013 documentary 12 O'Clock Boys -- about riders who take to the city's streets on summer evenings, popping wheelies and performing daring stunts.

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Dylan Farrow Spins A Tale Of Truth, Lies And Power In 'Hush'

Sunday, October 04, 2020

Dylan Farrow's new young adult novel — based on her own experiences — is about plague-blighted land where a cabal of magical men can steal away your ability to distinguish fact from fantasy.

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'Medicating With Music': How One Tiny Desk Contest Entrant Heals Through Song

Sunday, September 27, 2020

This year's Tiny Desk Contest attracted plenty of talent, including standout entrant Mama Haze, aka California songwriter Meaghan Maples. Her song "On Your Side" was written during a time of healing.

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Bishop Michael Curry Preaches The Power Of Love To Find 'Hope In Troubling Times'

Sunday, September 20, 2020

The head of the Episcopal Church gave an impassioned sermon at the wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. Now, Curry expands on his message of love in a new book, Love is the Way.

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Journalist Maria Hinojosa Tells Latinos, Silenced Voices: 'We Need You'

Sunday, September 13, 2020

The Latino USA host, who's spent a career covering those silenced in the media, now tells her own story in a new memoir. "We all have to work at making the immigrant story much more public," she said.

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