Rachel Martin

Host, Weekend Edition Sunday

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Rachel Martin appears in the following:

News Brief: CDC Web Tool, Jamal Khashoggi Report, USPS Delays

Thursday, February 25, 2021

CDC launches tool for people to find where to get vaccinated. Biden administration is expected to release a report on the killing of a Saudi journalist. House panel presses postmaster on mail delays.

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'Hunt, Gather, Parent' Offers Lessons Collected Around The World

Thursday, February 25, 2021

NPR's Michaeleen Doucleff found that parenting books she read after becoming a mom left a lot out. When she went through a tough period with her daughter, she traveled the world in search of guidance.

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'Black Art' Chronicles A Pivotal Exhibition And Its Lasting Impact On Black Artists

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

A 1976 exhibit of art created by African Americans was the first major show by a Black curator and serves as a starting point for the HBO documentary Black Art: In the Absence of Light.

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News Brief: Capitol Security Hearing, N.Y. Grand Jury, Vaccine Line Jumpers

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Ex-Capitol security chiefs recount insurrection events. No charges will be filed against Rochester police in the death of Daniel Prude. A health care provider allows people to jump the vaccine line.

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News Brief: Vaccine Equity, Insurrection Hearing, Storm's Effect On Minorities

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Vaccination speed and racial equity don't always go hand in hand. Congressional hearing will delve into Capitol insurrection. Damaging winter storm delivers another blow to communities of color.

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News Brief: Garland Hearings, COVID-19 Deaths, Texas Power Issues

Monday, February 22, 2021

Confirmation hearings begin Monday for Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland. The U.S. will reach another grim COVID-19 record. For Texans who have electricity, that good fortune is costing them.

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Disinformation Fuels A White Evangelical Movement. It Led 1 Virginia Pastor To Quit

Sunday, February 21, 2021

Some evangelical circles have incubated and spread conspiracy theories for years. It's part of a movement called Christian nationalism that researchers call a threat to American democracy.

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News Brief: Texas Storm, Facebook's Australian Restrictions, Mars Landing

Thursday, February 18, 2021

Many Texans are waking up to another day without power. Australians are missing news from their Facebook feeds. Plus, NASA readies its six-wheeled rover Perseverance to land on Mars Thursday.

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On 'Time To Shine,' Black Violin Focuses On The Light

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

The duo, famed for enmeshing classical and hip-hop, looks back at America's past year and toward its near future on a new song, "Time to Shine."

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Robin Wright Makes Her Feature Directorial Debut In 'Land'

Monday, February 15, 2021

Wright stars in and directed the film, which follows a woman grappling with the deaths of her husband and her young son. Her grief pushes her to escape to a small, abandoned cabin in Wyoming.

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Yoshiro Mori, Tokyo Olympics President, Resigns Over Sexist Comments

Friday, February 12, 2021

Japan's Olympic organizing chief Yoshiro Mori is resigning amid a firestorm of criticism about his remarks disparaging women's participation in organizing the games.

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News Brief: Trump Trial, States Investigate Trump, Yoshiro Mori Resigns

Friday, February 12, 2021

House impeachment managers wrap their case, now it's time for Trump's attorneys. Separately, there are multiple state cases investigating Trump. Head of Tokyo Olympic organizing committee resigns.

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News Brief: Trump Trial, Biden-Xi Call, Myanmar Sanctions

Thursday, February 11, 2021

A review of Day 2 arguments in the Trump impeachment trial. Biden holds first call as president with his Chinese counterpart. The U.S. is imposing sanctions on Myanmar's military leaders after coup.

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News Brief: Trump Trial, Domestic Extremism, Twitter's Birdwatch

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

House impeachment managers will present their opening arguments. The U.S. military examines domestic extremism within its ranks. Twitter begins an effort to try to stop the spread of misinformation.

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Original Member Of The Supremes, Mary Wilson, Dies At Age 76

Tuesday, February 09, 2021

Mary Wilson began her career in Detroit in 1959 as a singer in what was then called the Primettes. The group went on to become The Supremes, with members Diana Ross and Florence Ballard.

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News Brief: Impeachment Trial, Capitol Siege, Mexico's Vaccine Plan

Tuesday, February 09, 2021

Trump's historic impeachment trial begins Tuesday in the Senate. NPR examines more than 200 criminal cases related to the insurrection. Mexico's COVID-19 vaccination plan runs into serious roadblocks.

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News Brief: Impeachment Case, AstraZeneca Vaccine, U.S. COVID-19 Cases

Monday, February 08, 2021

Trump's impeachment trial begins Tuesday. South Africa stops using AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine — it may not be as effective against a variant. U.S vaccinations accelerate, new infections decline.

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Teachers Union Head: Examples Of Success And Trust Key To Reopening Schools

Friday, February 05, 2021

Getting some teachers comfortable with opening schools will hinge in part on elected officials showing they have educators' "best interest in mind," says union leader Randi Weingarten.

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Dave Grohl Talks Foo Fighters' New Saturday-Night Party Album, 'Medicine At Midnight'

Friday, February 05, 2021

The release of the band's 10th album, and a world tour in support of it, had to be put on hold thanks to you-know-what. But there's only so long folks can wait before needing some release.

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On 'Broken Harvest,' Madison Cunningham Is Hopeful For A Fresh Start

Wednesday, February 03, 2021

2020 was set to be a fruitful year for the artist, full of travel and music. In her contribution to Morning Edition's Song Project, she faces the reality of that loss and finds hope in starting over.

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