Mallory Yu

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The 1944 law behind the CDC's authority

Friday, April 29, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Lawrence Gostin, professor of public health law at Georgetown, about the Public Health Service Act — which authorizes the CDC to set measures to combat disease spread.


In Hanna Bergholm's new horror film, a girl's adolescence is 'Hatching'

Friday, April 29, 2022

NPR's Rob Schmitz talks with Hanna Bergholm, the director of the new horror movie 'Hatching,' in which a girl finds a mysterious egg in the woods and nurtures it until it hatches.


The masks, the CDC and the judge — a battle brewing since 1944

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Masks are now optional in many airports, subways and buses. But to understand why, you have to go back to 1944 when the Public Health Service Act was passed.


Radical pacifism and violence collide in one family's epic sci-fi 'Saga'

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

There's a frog playing drums, an alien on guitar and a humanoid with a TV for a head on vocals. If the cover of the Saga comic seems a bit confusing, you have some catching up to do.


How a love of sci-fi drives Elon Musk and an idea of 'extreme capitalism'

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Elon Musk has been in headlines for trying to buy Twitter, but one Harvard historian says his brand of capitalism goes back to his teen years and a particular reading of science fiction stories.


A look at Elon Musk and what he represents

Monday, April 18, 2022

Elon Musk has been in headlines for trying to buy Twitter. NPR's Daniel Estrin talks with Jill Lepore, Harvard historian and host of the podcast Elon Musk: The Evening Rocket about the billionaire.


Michelle Yeoh has a new leading role and a new motto: No more turning the other cheek

Sunday, April 10, 2022

Michelle Yeoh has been a star for decades, but she finally gets her turn at a lead role in Hollywood, playing failing laundromat owner Evelyn Wang in Everything Everywhere All At Once.


Michelle Yeoh finds the beauty in the ordinary in 'Everything Everywhere All at Once'

Friday, April 08, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with actress Michelle Yeoh about her leading role in the new sci-fi action movie Everything Everywhere All at Once.


What's making us happy: A guide for your weekend reading, listening and gaming

Friday, April 01, 2022

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: plenty of games and Sailor Moon.


Why Sailor Moon is beloved by so many, 30 years later

Friday, March 25, 2022

30 years ago, Sailor Moon burst onto Japanese television screens and captured the hearts of countless young people around the world. Why does it still endure?


30 years later, why we all still love Sailor Moon

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Briana Lawrence, a fandom editor at The Mary Sue, on the lasting cultural impart of the show 'Sailor Moon,' which premiered in Japan 30 years ago this month.


VIDEO: Parents of trans kids fear Texas' anti-trans orders

Friday, March 18, 2022

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott directed the state's Department of Family and Protective Services to investigate certain gender-affirming care as possible child abuse.


Texas parents of transgender kids discuss Gov. Abbott's gender-affirming care order

Friday, March 11, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with two parents who are each raising a transgender child in Texas about Gov. Greg Abbott's directive to investigate certain gender affirming care as child abuse.


How President Zelenskyy's wartime leadership has transformed his image

Thursday, March 03, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Emily Harding, who has been tracking the Russian invasion from the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, on Zelenskyy's wartime leadership.


Immunocompromised Americans feel left behind by the loosening of COVID safety rules

Tuesday, March 01, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Cass Condray, Johnnie Jae and Charis Hill about being immunocompromised as states across the country loosen COVID safety precautions.


Saga comic series returns after long hiatus

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

The comic series Saga has finally returned with a new issue after a three-year hiatus.


Paying bills or buying masks: Simple living with COVID is hitting some Americans hard

Tuesday, February 08, 2022

As the human toll of the coronavirus continues to mount, so does the cost that comes from living during a pandemic. For some, it means choosing between paying bills or buying masks just to stay safe.


Some families have to scrimp to afford pandemic expenses like tests and masks

Monday, February 07, 2022

High quality masks and at-home COVID tests offer added protection from the coronavirus. But that can come at a steep cost for some people.


How are COVID-related expenses impacting your household budget?

Friday, January 21, 2022

PPE and COVID-19 tests are increasingly becoming necessities for U.S. households. But the costs add up — both in time and money. Tell us how the need for these items is affecting you.


Joss Whedon was once hailed as a feminist. Then came the stories about his behavior

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with reporter Lila Shapiro about the allegations against writer-director Joss Whedon.