Sarah Handel

Sarah Handel appears in the following:

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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A sense of self: Burna Boy brings Nigerian sounds to a global audience

Friday, December 23, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with singer Burna Boy about his connection to his fans and the ways he makes sense of who he is as a person, and who he is as a performer.

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Burna Boy shines a light on pollution in his hometown in new documentary

Thursday, December 22, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with singer Burna Boy about "The Black River: Whiskey Documentary," his short film about his hometown of Port Harcourt, Nigeria, and the environmental issues there.

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'Wildcat' is a story of healing for its directors, stars and an orphaned ocelot

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with directors Trevor Beck Frost and Melissa about "Wildcat," their documentary about a couple working to rehabilitate orphaned ocelots in the Amazon rainforest.

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Data shows the pandemic spiked anxiety in the U.S., but state policies can help

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks to Catherine Ettman, postdoctoral fellow at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health , about recent trends in the prevalence of anxiety in the U.S.

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The 2022 Ohio Turnpike Name-A-Snowplow Contest announces its winners

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

The 2022 Ohio Turnpike Name-A-Snowplow Contest winners include "Ctrl-Salt-Delete," "Clearopathtra" and six others.

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Pink Card tells the story of Iranian women's fight for freedom, rooted in soccer

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Shima Oliaee about her new podcast, Pink Card, which chronicles Iranian women's fight against a ban on their attendance at soccer games.

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Eight artists are chosen for a trip around the moon

Monday, December 12, 2022

Eight artists have been chosen for a trip around the moon on a SpaceX flight called the "dearMoon project."

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Where do things stand for Paul Whelan after Brittney Griner's release?

Thursday, December 08, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with John Kirby, White House National Security Council spokesperson, about the release of WNBA star Brittney Griner from Russian detention.

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Washington TV reporter Pat Collins is retiring after 49 years

Thursday, December 08, 2022

Pat Collins, known for being a quirky Washington TV reporter, is retiring after 49 years.

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The Tale of 2 Economies: Why some Labor Markets had Fast and Slow Recoveries

Tuesday, December 06, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Betsey Stevenson, University of Michigan professor and former chief economist under President Barack Obama, about contradicting narratives on the job market.

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Comedian He Huang on the criticism her 'Australia's Got Talent' set received

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with comedian He Huang, whose "Australia's Got Talent" set generated a lot of laughs and criticism for jokes that some people said reinforced stereotypes about Chinese people.

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