Sarah McCammon

Sarah McCammon appears in the following:

How Kentucky Republicans blocked all abortions for more than a week

Friday, April 22, 2022

Even without a Supreme Court ruling, a new Kentucky law shut down abortions for several days before a federal court stepped in. Abortion rights groups fear it's just the beginning.

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Judge temporarily blocks Kentucky's new abortion ban

Thursday, April 21, 2022

Abortion has been unavailable in Kentucky for more than a week, after a new state law took effect that puts layers of new requirements on providers.

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The child tax credit was a lifeline. Now some families are falling back into poverty

Friday, April 08, 2022

Payments from the child tax credit were closing the gaps on child hunger and poverty. But Congress failed to renew it. Now families who need it most have already slipped back into financial trouble.

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As medication abortion becomes dominant, red states restrict pills

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

As access to abortion in clinics becomes limited across much of the country, many patients are turning to abortion pills. And conservative state lawmakers are taking notice.

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Several states are proposing new restrictions on abortion pills

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

As access to abortion in medical facilities becomes more limited across parts of the country, many patients are turning to abortion pills. Conservative state lawmakers are taking notice.

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Idaho will ban most abortions in the state as the governor signs Texas-style law

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Most abortions will be illegal in Idaho in about a month — unless the courts intervene. A new law in Idaho is modeled after a Texas abortion ban that took effect in September.

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Idaho prepares to ban most abortions in the state as governor signs Texas-style law

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Barring legal challenges, Idaho's law is scheduled to take effect in about a month. It bans most abortions after about six weeks and allows health care providers to be sued.

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In Chechnya and Syria, ominous signs for Ukraine

Friday, March 11, 2022

From the Chechen Wars through its air campaign in Syria, Russian military operations have often taken a high toll on civilians. What does that portend in Ukraine?

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Chelsea Football Club's uncertain future

Thursday, March 10, 2022

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Rory Smith of The New York Times about the frozen assets of Russian oligarch and Chelsea Football Club team owner Roman Abramovich.

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The child tax credit was a lifeline. 2 months after it ended, families are struggling

Thursday, March 10, 2022

Payments from the child tax credit were closing the gaps on child hunger and poverty. But Congress failed to renew it. Now families who need it most have already slipped back into financial trouble.

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State Department spokesperson on the U.S.' efforts to counter Russia's messaging

Thursday, March 10, 2022

NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with Ned Price, spokesperson for the State Department, who says Russia is accusing U.S. and Ukraine of preparing biological weapons.

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A no-fly zone isn't what Ukraine needs, says former U.S. NATO Ambassador Ivo Daalder

Wednesday, March 09, 2022

NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with former U.S. NATO Ambassador Ivo Daalder about the implications of imposing a no-fly zone in Ukraine in response to the growing humanitarian crisis.

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Putin has threatened nuclear action. Here's what Russia is actually capable of

Tuesday, March 08, 2022

NPR's Sarah McCammon asks Hans Kristensen, director of the Nuclear Information Project at the Federation of American Scientists, what we know about Russia's nuclear stockpile and capabilities.

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Doctors Without Borders describes declining situation in Mariupol, Ukraine

Monday, March 07, 2022

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Alex Wade at Doctors Without Borders about the humanitarian crisis in the Ukrainian city of Mariupol.

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Doctors' worst fears about the Texas abortion law are coming true

Monday, February 28, 2022

It's been six months since Texas passed a law banning almost all abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy. Doctors and patients are feeling frustrated as they navigate the new legal environment.

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'What My Bones Know' is Stephanie Foo's memoir on living with complex PTSD

Sunday, February 27, 2022

Sarah McCammon speaks with author and journalist Stephanie Foo about her new book, "What My Bones Know: A Memoir of Healing from Complex Trauma."

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'Finding Fellowship' depicts 3 racially-segregated Methodist churches coming together

Sunday, February 27, 2022

Sarah McCammon speaks with filmmaker Jason Green about his new documentary "Finding Fellowship," which tells the story of how three racially segregated churches in rural Maryland merged.

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Ukrainians continue to flee to neighboring countries

Sunday, February 27, 2022

Sarah McCammon talks to writer Kateryna Babkina about making her way to the Polish border from her home in Kyiv after Russia's attack.

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Co-chair of Senate Ukraine Caucus calls for stricter sanctions against Russia

Sunday, February 27, 2022

Sarah McCammon asks Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., about the crisis in Ukraine and the American government's response.

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Beyoncé collaborator Warsan Shire releases her first full collection of poetry

Sunday, February 27, 2022

Warsan Shire's poetry rocketed into public view when she collaborated with Beyoncé on the visual album "Lemonade." Sarah McCammon asks Shire about her first full collection of poetry.

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