Sarah Handel

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Cowboy boots, careers, sex... What do women want?

Monday, February 13, 2023

What do women want? Wanting: Women Writing About Desire is a collection of essays by women edited by Margot Kahn and Kelly McMasters. It chases after the true nature of what it means to want anything.

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From meet-cutes to happy endings, romance readers feel the love as sales heat up

Monday, February 13, 2023

Romance novel sales are surging, even as overall book sales experience their first decline in years. And no, fans are not embarrassed by their love of the genre.

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The scene in Glendale ahead of the Super Bowl

Friday, February 10, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Mike Sando of The Athletic, who's in Glendale, Ariz. for Super Bowl preview. Press scrums and corporate-branded parties have been going on in the area all week.

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A man didn't have to donate his kidney to get one for his daughter. But he did anyway

Wednesday, February 08, 2023

Arfon Jones' daughter finally found a kidney she desperately needed. He didn't have to donate to his own kidney for it to happen, but donated it to a stranger anyway.

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Earthquake creates additional crises for Syrians amid civil war

Tuesday, February 07, 2023

Social media posts are offering a glimpse of the aftermath of deadly earthquake that hit Syria.

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How foreign overfishing is driving migration crisis in Senegal

Monday, February 06, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with environmental scientist Dyhia Belhabib about overfishing in Senegal.

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The 'He Gets Us' campaign promotes Jesus. But who's behind it — and what's the goal?

Friday, February 03, 2023

NPR's Scott Detrow talks with Religion News Service's Bob Smietana about the "He Gets Us" campaign, which is spending millions to promote Jesus while its funding and overall goal remain unclear.

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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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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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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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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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