Rachel Martin

Host, Weekend Edition Sunday

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Rachel Martin appears in the following:

News Brief: Social Distancing, COVID-19 Modeling, New York Deaths

Monday, March 30, 2020

To fight the coronavirus, social distancing guidelines are extended for 30 more days. New models predict how the virus may play out in the U.S. And in New York, more than 1,000 have died of COVID-19.

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In 'Wine Girl,' Taking On The Old Boys Of The Wine World

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Victoria James loves wine; she became a sommelier at 21 — but she discovered that the world of wine was an old boys' club that didn't welcome women. Her new memoir chronicles her fight to fit in.

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News Brief: California Order, ProPublica Probe, Italy Pandemic Deaths

Friday, March 20, 2020

California issues "stay at home" order amid coronavirus pandemic. ProPublica investigates whether Sen. Burr improperly unloaded stock. And, Italy's death toll from COVID-19 surpasses China's.

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How The Coronavirus Fallout Could Be Devastating To The Practice Of Jazz

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Host Rachel Martin talks to Nate Chinen of member station WBGO and Jazz Night in America about the toll of event cancellations and club closures due to the coronavirus on performing musicians.

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News Brief: A Roundup Of The Latest Coronavirus Stories

Thursday, March 19, 2020

President Trump signs emergency aid package. Two members of Congress test positive for COVID-19. Sen. Richard Burr's coronavirus comments raise eyebrows. And, Trump takes action at U.S. borders.

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News Brief: COVID-19 Effects Hit Economy Hard, Biden Wins 3 Primaries

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

The Trump administration plans a $1 trillion economic stimulus. How will restrictive measures to fight the coronavirus be enforced? And, Joe Biden wins primaries in Arizona, Florida and Illinois.

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News Brief: Coronavirus Response Is To Keep People Apart

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

States and local governments take extensive measures to keep people apart to try to curb the coronavirus' spread — including Ohio delays its primary election. And, all of Spain is quarantined.

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News Brief: Coronavirus Outbreak Effects, Democratic Primary Debate

Monday, March 16, 2020

Federal Reserve cuts key interest rate to near zero. Nearly 2 million coronavirus tests will be available this week to hardest hit states. And, Democrats Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders debate.

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News Brief: Coronavirus Effects And Trump Travel Ban

Friday, March 13, 2020

Social distancing is good for public health, but bad for the economy. As workplaces close down, so are schools. And, President Trump's ban on most travelers from Europe is in effect.

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Stock Market Tumbles, Trading Briefly Halts

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Stocks continued their downward slide on Thursday amid growing fears of the coronavirus. Trading was briefly halted after the S&P 500 index fell 7% in the opening minutes of trading.

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News Brief: Coronavirus Travel Bans, Economic Fallout, NBA Season

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Due to the coronavirus, President Trump calls for a ban on travel from Europe and announces measures to shore up the economy. And the NBA says the outbreak has forced it to cancel its season.

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News Brief: Primary Results, Coronavirus, U.S. Troops In Syria

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Joe Biden came out on top after Tuesday's six primaries. New Rochelle, N.Y., has the largest U.S. coronavirus cluster. And, U.S. troops in Syria must keep oil fields from Syrian and Russian forces.

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News Brief: Coronavirus, Michigan Primary, Mortgage Rates Drop

Friday, March 06, 2020

New coronavirus cases emerge across the country. Michigan is the biggest of the six primary states voting next week. And, a cease-fire between Turkey and Russia is in effect in northwestern Syria.

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News Brief: Coronavirus, 2020 Primaries, Turkey-Greece Border

Thursday, March 05, 2020

U.S. death toll from the coronavirus rises to 11. As primaries continue, Biden and Sanders campaigns face specific challenges. And, migrants are pawns in political standoff between Turkey and E.U.

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Future 'Superstar' Caroline Rose On Confronting The Pitfalls Of Fame

Thursday, March 05, 2020

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to the Americana-songwriter-turned-pop-star about her new concept album, which fictionalizes her own experiences with fame.

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Bloomberg Backs Biden

Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg dropped his White House bid on Wednesday after a disappointing performance on Super Tuesday. He's backing former Vice President Joe Biden.

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News Brief: Election Results, Stock Markets Drop, Gene-Editing Tool

Wednesday, March 04, 2020

After Super Tuesday, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders are the front-runners. U.S. financial markets fell again on concerns over the coronavirus outbreak. And, details of a new development in medicine.

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News Brief: Super Tuesday, Coronavirus, Israel Elections

Tuesday, March 03, 2020

On Super Tuesday, the field of Democratic presidential candidates narrows. The CDC confirms coronavirus cases in 12 states. And in Israel's election, votes are still being counted.

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News Brief: Coronavirus, South Carolina Primary, India Welcomes Trump

Monday, February 24, 2020

Countries take aggressive action to contain the coronavirus outbreak. Democrats' next nominating contest moves to South Carolina. And, President Trump is in India for a two-day visit.

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News Brief: Nevada Caucuses, Intelligence Briefing, Displaced Syrians

Friday, February 21, 2020

Democrats in Nevada will participate in state caucuses Saturday. Media reports say Russia wants President Trump to win the 2020 election. And, Syrians are fleeing a government military offensive.

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