Mallory Yu

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What's making us happy: A guide to your weekend reading, listening and viewing

Friday, August 05, 2022

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: Devil in a Blue Dress, Evil, and more.


What Curiosity's 10 years on Mars have taught us

Thursday, August 04, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Ashwin Vasavada, the head scientist for the Curiosity Mars rover, about the rover's 10 years of exploration.


Rising costs of food and housing bring new clients to Las Vegas food pantry

Wednesday, August 03, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro checks back in with Brooke Neubauer of Just One Project, a community market in Las Vegas, about the continued effects of inflation on the organization's ability to operate.


Encore: Artist Ai Weiwei on his father's exile and hopes for his own son

Monday, August 01, 2022

In this encore presentation, NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks to artist Ai Weiwei about his memoir, 1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows.


Indigenous peoples react to the pope's apology for Canada's residential schools

Friday, July 29, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Stephanie Scott, executive director of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, about the pope's apology to Indigenous peoples for Canada's residential schools.


Challenges low income countries are facing

Monday, July 11, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Dr. Atul Gawande of USAID about the challenges facing low-income countries as they tackle continued COVID surges, a lack of monkey pox vaccines and climate disasters.


6 immigrants reflect on their complicated relationships with the 4th of July

Monday, July 04, 2022

We asked people who immigrated to the United States what the day meant to them — and how their feelings about the holiday have changed since they first arrived.


The EPA prepares for its 'counterpunch' after the Supreme Court ruling

Friday, July 01, 2022

The Supreme Court's ruling that curbs the power of the EPA will slow its ability to respond to the climate crisis, but "does not take the EPA out of the game," according to its administrator.


How Americans are rethinking their spending habits

Friday, July 01, 2022

Inflation has affected the price of just about everything, from gas prices, to food, to housing. Across the country, Americans are rethinking their spending habits.


Ketanji Brown Jackson sworn in as associate justice on the Supreme Court

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in as Supreme Court Justice Thursday, filling the seat of outgoing Justice Stephen Breyer and becoming the first Black woman to serve on the country's highest court.


3 LGBTQ diplomats see opportunity and crisis for queer people around the world

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Only four countries in the world have a high level diplomat specifically assigned to handle LGBTQ issues. We spoke to three of them to hear what their work has taught them.


International special envoys for LGBTQ rights talk about pride around the world

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with envoys assigned to LGBTQ issues – the U.S.'s Jessica Stern, Italy's Fabrizio Petri and Argentina's Alba Rueda – about whether life is improving for queer people globally.


In Ian Falconer's new book, 'Two Dogs' cause mischief after being left home alone

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with illustrator and kids book writer Ian Falconer about his new picture book, Two Dogs.


Context and perspective on abortion and gun rights after this week's SCOTUS decisions

Friday, June 24, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Washington Free Beacon editor-in-chief Eliana Johnson and Washington Post politics reporter Amber Phillips about the overturning of Roe and developments on gun laws.


City of Amarillo, Texas, asks for help identifying U.A.O. — Unknown Amarillo Object

Friday, June 17, 2022

Is it a human in a costume? Is it a raccoon or a coyote? A mysterious creature was spotted recently outside the Amarillo Zoo in Texas, and the city is asking the public for help identifying it.


Estefan and Garcia play parents 'of the Bride' in new adaptation of classic film

Thursday, June 16, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Andy Garcia and Gloria Estefan about their new movie Father of the Bride, which is a fresh take on a familiar story: Dad finds out his daughter is getting married.


After 27 years, Microsoft has retired Internet Explorer

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Internet Explorer officially retires Thursday. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Margaret O'Mara, professor at the University of Washington, about the embattled web browser's long history.


What's making us happy: What to listen to this weekend

Friday, June 03, 2022

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: songs to get you in a summer mood.


New graphic memoir shows how punk rock helped a young Black man find his identity

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

James Spooner's graphic memoir is The High Desert. It tells the story of how he discovered punk rock, and how it helped him find belonging and identity.


Julian Fellowes of 'Downton Abbey' says misery isn't 'compulsory' in entertainment

Friday, May 13, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Downton Abbey executive producer Julian Fellowes about the latest chapter in the Crawley family's story, Downton Abbey: A New Era.