Sarah McCammon

Sarah McCammon appears in the following:

Ginsburg's Death Sets Up A Pitched Battle Over Abortion Rights

Monday, September 21, 2020

The vacancy on the Supreme Court by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is expected to lead to a fight over abortion rights. Five justices lean conservative compared to three liberal justices.

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Ginsburg's Death A 'Pivot Point' For Abortion Rights, Advocates Say

Saturday, September 19, 2020

The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sets up a brutal nomination fight, and abortion rights is likely to be a contentious issue.

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Inconceivable! 'Princess Bride' Fan Ted Cruz Criticizes Cast Support For Democrats

Monday, September 07, 2020

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz — a Princess Bride super fan — expressed disapproval as the cast of the 1980s cult classic plans to reunite for a fundraiser on behalf of the Democratic Party of Wisconsin.

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Rochester Mayor Promises Police Reforms After Protests Over Daniel Prude's Death

Monday, September 07, 2020

Mayor Lovely Warren vows to move some mental health services funds away from police. Daniel Prude died a week after officers pinned him on the ground, responding to a mental health crisis call.

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Evangelical Voters Weigh In On What's At Stake In November's Election

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Some evangelical voters had misgivings about President Trump ahead of the 2016 election. Four years later at the Republican National Convention, many say those doubts are gone.

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Jerry Falwell Jr. Confirms He Resigned As Liberty University President

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Jerry Falwell Jr. confirmed to NPR that he has resigned as president of Liberty University. The move comes after news stories about a sex scandal involving his wife and a pool attendant.

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'Free At Last,' Says Jerry Falwell Jr. After Resigning As Head Of Liberty University

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

In an interview with NPR's Sarah McCammon, Falwell expresses relief — and maintains that he has "not broken any rules" that apply to staff members at the university.

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Jerry Falwell Jr. Refutes Reports About His Resignation From Liberty University

Monday, August 24, 2020

Multiple news outlets reported Monday that Jerry Falwell Jr. has resigned as president of Liberty University. But then Falwell told a Virginia news outlet that those reports are not true.

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Liberty University Doubles Down After Falwell Denies Reports Of His Resignation

Monday, August 24, 2020

Jerry Falwell Jr., has officially resigned as president of Liberty University, according to a university source. In an interview with Virginia Business, he contradicts the university official.

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After Falwell's Departure, Liberty Students Worry About Their School And Their Faith

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

As they prepare to return to a campus under new leadership, some students have mixed feelings about what Jerry Falwell Jr. and President Trump have meant for both their college and evangelicalism.

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Jerry Falwell Jr. On 'Indefinite Leave' From Liberty University After Racy Photo

Friday, August 07, 2020

Days after Falwell receives criticism for posting a photo online that showed him with his pants unzipped alongside a woman who is not his wife, Liberty University says he is stepping aside.

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Virginia Unveils App To Aid Contact Tracing

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

Virginia's new COVIDWISE app is designed to alert users who may have been exposed to the coronavirus. The app relies on Bluetooth to notify people who may be at risk.

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After 'Severe' Delays, 6 States Band Together To Buy Coronavirus Tests

Tuesday, August 04, 2020

Six states will purchase 3 million rapid tests, and more states may join the consortium. Maryland, Virginia, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio and Massachusetts want to stem a severe testing shortage.

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Hurricane Isaias Came Ashore Near North Carolina's Ocean Isle Beach

Tuesday, August 04, 2020

The storm is dumping heavy rain on the Carolinas. As it moves north, Isaias, now a tropical storm, is expected to hit the Mid-Atlantic with heavy rain, flooding and the occasional tornado.

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Since Rep. Lewis' Death, Calls Grow To Rename Historic Bridge After Him

Sunday, July 26, 2020

The Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., is significant in the life of Rep. John Lewis. His casket will be carried over that bridge on Sunday. Lewis died on July 17 at the age of 80.

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Remembering Radio Host Patrick Ellis, Who Brought The 'Gospel Spirit' To D.C.

Sunday, July 26, 2020

For more than 40 years, 96.3 WHUR-FM broadcast Patrick Ellis's beloved and popular radio show Gospel Spirit Sunday mornings, filling the homes and cars of Washington, D.C., with the sound of church.

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'Crooked Hallelujah' Sings Of Beauty And Trouble Between Mothers And Daughters

Sunday, July 26, 2020

Kelli Jo Ford's novel follows three generations of Cherokee women trying to forge a future in the harsh environment of the 1980s oil boom in Texas — and learning just how difficult that can be.

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'Sex And Lies' Author Leila Slimani: 'Women's Lives Matter'

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Franco-Moroccan writer Leila Slimani's new book examines the restricted sex lives of women in a country where, she says, the unofficial motto is "Do what you wish, but never talk about it."

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Is School Safe? Will Districts Test For COVID-19? Answering Back-To-School Questions

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

NPR science and education reporters answer questions submitted by listeners about the coming school year.

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In Minority Neighborhoods, Knocking On Doors To Stop The Spread Of The Coronavirus

Friday, July 10, 2020

Through a partnership between state and local government, volunteers and city workers in Richmond, Va., are passing out PPE in at-risk neighborhoods.

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