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Fauci says government must understand 'profound risk' of monkeypox to control spread

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

The White House's chief medical adviser said as in the early months of COVID-19, learning about transmission will help contain monkeypox.


Dr. Fauci on federal response to monkeypox and COVID

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Dr. Anthony Fauci about the Biden administration's response to the monkeypox outbreak and the current COVID-19 omicron variant surge.


What makes a death scene 'immortal?' A writer explains his favorite fictional deaths

Monday, July 25, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Dan Kois about his list of "The 50 Greatest Fictional Deaths of All Time" in Slate.


A super fan collected every Super Nintendo game manual and made them free

Thursday, July 14, 2022

Kerry Hays has crowdsourced the manuals for upwards of 850 unique Super Nintendo games and made them free on an online archive.


Every English Super Nintendo manual is publicly available, thanks to this streamer

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Kerry Hays, known as "Peebs" on Twitch, has archived copies of every Super Nintendo game manual in the English language, and made the collection available to the public.


New documentary 'Hiding in Plain Sight' sheds light on youth mental health crisis

Tuesday, July 05, 2022

The new documentary Hiding in Plain Sight is an investigation of the mental health challenges of youth in the U.S., which Surgeon General Vivek Murthy has flagged as a "real and widespread" problem.


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.


HHS Secretary Becerra on federal abortion rights

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with President Biden's health and human services secretary, Xavier Becerra, about steps the administration is prepared to take to protect women's reproductive health care.


Pro-gun leader reacts to Supreme Court ruling on New York concealed carry laws

Thursday, June 23, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks about Thursday's Supreme Court ruling on concealed carry laws with Sam Paredes, the executive director of the Gun Owners of California.


Here's what makes poetry and gardens a perfect pair, according to 2 poet-gardeners

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Writers and gardeners Ross Gay and Tess Taylor and about what gardens and poetry can bring — including the reminder to breathe and nourish the body and soul.


Remembering Scott 'Scooter' Stewart, lost to COVID, with Lynyrd Skynyrd's 'Free Bird'

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Shannon Hunt remembers mechanic Scott "Scooter" Stewart of Shiloh, Ill., who died from COVID. She calls him her "bonus dad."


PC game collectors uncover multiple forgeries from prominent collector

Friday, June 10, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Kyle Orland, a senior gaming editor at Ars Technica, on forged copies of old PC video games discovered in the world of rare PC game collecting.


What 'Queer Ducks' can teach teenagers about sexuality in the animal kingdom

Sunday, May 29, 2022

The new book, Queer Ducks (and Other Animals), is designed to be teenager friendly. It's filled with comics and humor and accessible science on the diversity of sexual behavior in the animal world.


Ancient Romans: they're just like us

Friday, May 27, 2022

An ancient Roman tablet discovered in Northern England near Hadrian's Wall shows a graffiti message that feels... not so ancient.


Alyssa Gaines is named National Youth Poet Laureate

Friday, May 27, 2022

Alyssa Gaines, an 18-year-old from Indianapolis, has been named the 6th National Youth Poet Laureate.


Haitians face horrifying violence as gangs run out of local authorities' control

Thursday, May 26, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Jacqueline Charles of the Miami Herald about the spike in gang violence in Haiti and what it means for schools and hospitals.


Animal sexuality may not be as binary as we're led to believe, according to new book

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks with Eliot Schrefer, author of Queer Ducks (And Other Animals): The Natural World of Animal Sexuality. It's about how "natural sex" may not be as binary as some think.


In South Korea, K-pop fans have something to cheer (and chant) about again

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

While concerts have been back in South Korea since the beginning of the year, cheering was prohibited. With COVID restrictions lifting, fans are finally allowed to cheer again.


For Ben Franklin, abortion was basic arithmetic

Monday, May 16, 2022

NPR's Emily Feng speaks with Molly Farrell from The Ohio State University on why Ben Franklin included instructions for at-home abortions in his reference book, The American Instructor.