Sarah Handel

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Remembering Rameshchandra Patel, beloved in his Indian community, lost to COVID

Friday, December 10, 2021

Rameshchandra Patel got COVID-19 early on in the pandemic, when little was known about the virus. His son, Suhash Patel, shares the guiding principles of life his father left as notes in a textbook.

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Nicole Kidman went all in on becoming Lucille Ball for role in 'Being The Ricardos'

Friday, December 10, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Nicole Kidman about portraying Lucille Ball and Lucy Ricardo in the new film, Being the Ricardos.

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Thomas Gavin might be America's most prolific artifact thief — but the jig is up

Sunday, December 05, 2021

Thomas Gavin went on a tear in the '60s and '70s, hitting nearly a dozen museums on the East Coast. He mostly stole antique firearms and stashed them in his hideout — a barn in rural Pennsylvania.

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Sociologist says women are more likely to choose abortion over adoption

Friday, December 03, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Gretchen Sisson, a sociologist at UCSF, who has studied whether the option to put a child up for adoption alleviates the need for a woman to get an abortion.

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A prolific art thief got an incredible sentence

Thursday, December 02, 2021

The only thing more incredible than Thomas Gavin's career as an art thief was the punishment he received for his crimes.

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What it was like at the Supreme Court during Mississippi abortion case arguments

Wednesday, December 01, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Hillary Schneller, senior staff attorney for the Center for Reproductive Rights, who was in the courtroom for Wednesday's Supreme Court arguments.

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Barbados has removed the Queen of England as head of state and is now a republic

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Kareem Smith, a journalist with 'Barbados Today,' about the country removing the Queen of England as its head of state and what that means for Barbadians moving forward.

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Sandra Bullock on playing an ex-con trying to reenter society after 20 years

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with actor Sandra Bullock about her new film, The Unforgivable, a story about a woman who leaves prison after 20 years incarcerated and tries to rebuild her life.

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Dave Eggers' new book depicts a dystopian future and an all-powerful tech giant

Monday, November 22, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with author Dave Eggers about his new book, The Every, a dystopian look at the near-future when one massive company controls just about everything.

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Remembering the compassionate Lynne Balla, who died of COVID

Monday, November 22, 2021

More than 700,000 people in the U.S. have died of COVID-19. One of them was Lynne Balla, a nurse and mother of three, died due to COVID-related complications at age 75.

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Kyle Rittenhouse's defense attorney discusses the trial and acquittal

Friday, November 19, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Mark Richards, Kyle Rittenhouse's attorney. Rittenhouse was facing life in prison for shooting and killing two men. He was found not guilty on all charges.

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Some highlights of last night's Latin Grammys

Friday, November 19, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang recaps Thursday night's Latin Grammys with Julyssa Lopez of Rolling Stone Magazine.

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Ethiopia's capital prepares for possible rebel attack

Thursday, November 18, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Samuel Getachew, a journalist based in Addis Ababa, about Ethiopia's government telling residents of the nation's capital to prepare for a rebel attack.

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Adoptees say it's been hard to express their feelings about race during social unrest

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

In recent years, conversations around race and social justice have come to the fore. Trans-racial and trans-national adoptees share how it can be hard to express their thoughts about these issues.

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6-year-old reunited with beloved teddy bear, 1 year later

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

A little girl lost her beloved teddy bear in Glacier National Park in 2020. With the help of a family friend and a bear-loving park ranger, the two reunited one year later.

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Courtney Barnett's new album has pep talks for the pandemic and beyond

Monday, November 15, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Australian songwriter Courtney Barnett about her new album Things Take Time, Take Time, in some ways a response to the 'anxiety and overwhelm' of the pandemic.

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Married for 52 years, William and Diana Gutierrez died of COVID months apart

Friday, November 12, 2021

William and Diana Gutierrez lost their lives to COVID approximately two months apart last winter. We take a moment to remember their lives.

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This Julia Child documentary gives a new look at one of America's brilliant chefs

Thursday, November 11, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Besty West and Julie Cohen about their new documentary on Julia Child's life and work, Julia.

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Share your favorite holiday memories of loved ones you lost to COVID-19 in 2021

Thursday, November 11, 2021

NPR's All Things Considered is inviting you to share memories of people who you lost to COVID-19 this year, so that we might honor them with a remembrance.

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Children's book 'Calvin' shows how a community can embrace a trans child's identity

Thursday, November 11, 2021

Authors JR and Vanessa Ford's experience with their own child coming out inspired the story of the young transgender protagonist in their new children's book.

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