Patrick Jarenwattananon

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Husband and wife duo behind podcast about Sunday political shows hits 250 episodes

Friday, December 03, 2021

Polilogue, a weekly podcast that analyzes every Sunday morning political talk show, just hit its 250th episode. It's produced by a husband and wife who have a young child at home and one on the way.

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Can travel bans prevent the spread of new variants?

Thursday, December 02, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Dr. Saad Omer about the effectiveness of travel bans now that the omicron variant has been discovered in the United States.

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Ireland's Sinn Féin leader on Brexit, cross-border relations and party goals

Thursday, December 02, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Mary Lou McDonald, Sinn Féin president and leader of the opposition in the Republic of Ireland, about Brexit and how cross-border relations are working.

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An OBGYN Doctor on the Impact of Mississippi's abortion case

Wednesday, December 01, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Dr. Jamila Perritt, president and CEO of Physicians for Reproductive Health, on what's at stake in the Mississippi abortion law that is being heard by the Supreme Court.

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A boy scared to get his COVID shot whispered his high-risk friend's name for courage

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

When 10-year-old Eli McKivigan went to get his first COVID vaccine, he was terrified of the needle. So he whispered his high-risk best friend's name to remind him why the shot was important.

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Billions of federal dollars could replace lead pipes. Flint has history to share

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

The new infrastructure legislation makes money available to remove potentially poisonous pipes around the country. In Flint, Mich., mistrust runs deeper than the plumbing does.

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Former governor who signed Mississippi abortion law weighs in on Supreme Court fight

Monday, November 29, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Phil Bryant, the former governor of Mississippi who signed a bill that bans abortions after 15 weeks. The Supreme Court will soon hear arguments over the law.

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Former Prosecutor on the 3 men found guilty of murdering Ahmaud Arbery

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Charles Coleman Jr., a civil rights lawyer and former prosecutor, about the three men found guilty of murdering Ahmaud Arbery.

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NASA launches 1st-ever practice mission to defend Earth from asteroids

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

NASA is launching its first-ever practice mission to redirect an asteroid. The launch is part of a planetary defense strategy if an object ever threatens Earth in the future.

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Justus Rosenberg, professor who helped artists escape Nazi Germany, dies at 100

Friday, November 19, 2021

For almost 60 years, Justus Rosenberg was a beloved professor at Bard College. But before he made a living writing and teaching about artists and intellectuals, he helped rescue them in World War II.

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COVID and pandemic stress is causing widespread hair loss

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Hair loss is a common side effect of COVID-19 and the trauma of the pandemic itself. NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Atlantic writer Amanda Mull about her article, "The Year America's Hair Fell Out."

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With American journalist Danny Fenster released, what's next for U.S. and Myanmar?

Monday, November 15, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Zachary Abuza, Southeast Asia expert and National War College professor, about the White House's options following Myanmar's release of American journalist Danny Fenster.

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U.S. and China announce surprise climate agreement at COP26 summit

Thursday, November 11, 2021

U.S. climate envoy John Kerry told NPR the declaration spurs mutual accountability. "I'm absolutely convinced that that is the fastest, best way to get China to move from where it is today," he said.

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What Dr. Fauci sees coming for the pandemic this winter

Monday, November 08, 2021

The country's top infectious disease doctor says he is looking for "a level of control" over COVID-19 such that it is less disruptive to society — and he again stressed the importance of vaccination.

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Pat was an early radical abortion rights activist. Her positions are now common

Friday, October 29, 2021

Pat Maginnis helped women obtain abortions when it was illegal — and courted arrest to challenge that legal status. She was 93 when she died earlier this year.

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Why Puerto Rico leads the U.S. in COVID vaccine rate — and what states can learn

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

The highest rate of COVID-19 vaccination in the United States is not in a liberal-leaning Northeastern or West Coast state. It's in a place with a notably different political culture.

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The Man Behind Those Annual 'Sept. 21' Videos Has Made His Last Masterpiece

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Since 2016, Demi Adejuyigbe has made increasingly lavish videos dancing to the Earth, Wind and Fire hit "September." "It just feels like doing the impossible with a bunch of friends," he says.

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For 200 Years, Chiles En Nogada Has Been An Iconic, And Patriotic, Mexican Meal

Thursday, September 16, 2021

In celebration of Mexico's Independence Day, many people will eat the green, white and red dish of stuffed peppers in walnut sauce. Noted chef and cookbook author Pati Jinich is among them.

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New York City Official Talks Flooding And The Future Of Climate Change

Thursday, September 02, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Jainey K. Bavishi, director of the New York City Mayor's Office of Resiliency, on recent flooding and how the city can prepare for weather events caused by climate change.

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Jackie MacMullan, Who Paved The Way For Women Sportswriters, Retires After 4 Decades

Thursday, September 02, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Jackie MacMullan, who's retiring after covering sports since 1982. Careers that span four decades are rare in sports journalism — even more so for women.

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