Sarah Handel

Sarah Handel appears in the following:

COVID's emergency status ends in May. Here's how it will impact funding and policies

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Jen Kates from the Kaiser Family Foundation about what it means that President Biden has declared the COVID public health emergency over for the United States in May.

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Encore: 'Hadestown' creator Anaïs Mitchell's solo album looks back to reach forward

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Anaïs Mitchell spent more than a decade developing her hit musical Hadestown. She's went back to her roots with a solo album infused with memories of her childhood in rural Vermont.

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Tom Verlaine, frontman of Television, dies at 73

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Tom Verlaine, singer and guitarist for the iconic 1970s rock band Television, died at 73 years old.

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Tyre Nichols' childhood friend remembers him for his positivity

Monday, January 30, 2023

The horrific video of Memphis police fatally beating Tyre Nichols has dominated the media this weekend. But another video is circulating, showing Nichols happily skateboarding in his teen years.

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Pamela Anderson on her new memoir — and why being underestimated is a secret weapon

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Pamela Anderson, the Playboy Playmate and TV star who became one of the most famous sex symbols of all time, has written a book about herself. And it was her sons who gave her the idea.

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Encore: Actress Andrea Riseborough on her new movie, 'To Leslie'

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks with actress Andrea Riseborough about her new movie, To Leslie. It's about a single mother who wins the lottery but quickly loses the money.

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Pamela Anderson tells her story in her own words with a new memoir

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with actor and writer Pamela Anderson about her autobiography Love, Pamela.

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Ex-WNBA star Maya Moore is retiring after overturning husband's wrongful conviction

Friday, January 20, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with former WNBA star Maya Moore and her husband, Jonathan Irons. She officially announced her retirement after four years away working to overturn his wrongful conviction.

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John Cale, ever restless, returns with the deeply collaborative 'Mercy'

Friday, January 20, 2023

The Welsh-born artist, a co-founder of The Velvet Underground, has been relentlessly creating for nearly 60 years. On his new album, he sounds as alive as ever.

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Encore: Brandon Kyle Goodman embraces their authentic self in 'You Gotta Be You'

Monday, January 16, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang chats with Brandon Kyle Goodman about their book You Gotta Be You: How to Embrace This Messy Life and Step Into Who You Really Are.

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Rainstorms helped California's drought conditions, but there's further to go

Monday, January 16, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Sarah Porter, director of the Kyl Center for Water Policy at Arizona State University on what California needs to end their drought.

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Remembering big wave surfer Marcio Freire

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

We remember famed big wave surfer Márcio Freire who died surfing in the Portuguese town of Nazaré last week.

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Tonight's college football final could make underdog history

Monday, January 09, 2023

Cinderella stories never happen in college football. But Monday night's CFP title game may actually produce one. NPR's Juana Summers talks to Holly Anderson of the Shutdown Fullcast for a preview.

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Author Aubrey Gordon wants to change the way you think — and talk — about fat people

Monday, January 09, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Aubrey Gordon about her new book "You Just Need To Lose Weight and 19 Other Myths About Fat People."

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Congress and the history of disfunction

Friday, January 06, 2023

Pundits, politicians and journalists are apt to call this chaotic congressional moment unprecedented. NPR's Juana Summers speaks with historian John Farrell about whether that is true.

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Congress wasn't always this dysfunctional (except it kind of was)

Friday, January 06, 2023

You've likely heard lots this week about how rare the repeated failed Speaker votes have been. But is this a new level of dysfunction for Congress?

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Republican House freshman Mike Lawler on Speaker stalemate

Thursday, January 05, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Representative-elect Mike Lawler, R-N.Y., about the ongoing votes for House speakership as he waits to be sworn in.

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A look back at the life of punk style icon Vivienne Westwood

Friday, December 30, 2022

Vivienne Westwood, iconic fashion designer, died Thursday at age 81. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Ian Kelly, the co-author of Vivienne Westwood's memoir, about her life and legacy.

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The Burna Boy philosophy: 'Anybody not comfortable with my reality is not my fan'

Thursday, December 29, 2022

Burna Boy opens up about his connection to his fans, his home, and the ways he makes sense of who he is as a person and who he is as a performer.

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What it means for exonerees to be compensated after a wrongful conviction

Monday, December 26, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Malcolm Alexander and Frederick Clay, who spent decades in prison after wrongful convictions, about what it means to receive monetary compensation after exoneration.

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