Sarah McCammon

Sarah McCammon appears in the following:

For kids who survived tornadoes, Santa comes 'a little bit differently' this year

Thursday, December 23, 2021

Holiday gift donations have poured in from across the country for children who survived the tornadoes in western Kentucky.

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For tornado survivors, 'Cowboy' offers a listening ear

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Dave Graham of Frederickstown, Ohio, has volunteered after natural disasters around the country. He's been spending time offering to listen to stories of tornado survivors in Dawson Springs, Ky.

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COVID adds another layer of concern for Kentucky's tornado survivors

Monday, December 20, 2021

It was another difficult weekend in western Kentucky as people try to recovery from devastating tornadoes. One complicating factor is the spreading omicron variant.

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An FDA decision gives more access to abortion pills by mail, but state laws differ

Saturday, December 18, 2021

It's estimated that abortion pills account for as many as 40% of abortions in the U.S. This week, the FDA made a permanent rule change that eases access to these pills.

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The FDA relaxes controversial restrictions on access to abortion pill by mail

Friday, December 17, 2021

The FDA is relaxing controversial restrictions on a heavily regulated medication used to induce abortions, easing access to the drug at a time when abortion rights are being restricted nationwide.

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FDA relaxes restrictions on abortion pill

Thursday, December 16, 2021

The Food and Drug Administration has reviewed its rules for the abortion pill mifepristone. Patients will now permanently be able to get the drug through the mail.

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FDA relaxes controversial restrictions on access to abortion pill by mail

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

The agency's decision to ease access to the drug mifepristone comes at a time when abortion rights are being increasingly restricted nationwide.

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Supreme Court did not block Texas abortion law but allowed further suits to go ahead

Saturday, December 11, 2021

The Supreme Court is allowing abortion providers to challenge a Texas law banning most abortions, but most providers don't see this as a victory.

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'Trigger laws' are abortion bans ready to go if 'Roe v. Wade' is overturned

Monday, December 06, 2021

More than 20 states have "trigger laws," which will ban or severely restrict abortion if Roe v. Wade is overturned. Other states are taking steps to protect abortion rights through legislation.

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This Mississippi clinic is at the center of the case that could end Roe v. Wade

Wednesday, December 01, 2021

A Mississippi case before the Supreme Court on Wednesday could result in a major rollback of abortion rights. The state has just one remaining clinic that offers abortions.

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An upcoming Supreme Court case could make abortion more restricted across the U.S.

Monday, November 22, 2021

On Dec. 1, the Supreme Court will hear a Mississippi case that could result in a major rollback of abortion rights. The state has just one remaining clinic that offers abortions.

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U.S. Catholic Bishops votes on issues — like whether Biden should take communion

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

U.S. Catholic Bishops voted on a document discussing issues including whether Catholic politicians who support abortion rights should take communion.

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An issue dividing Catholics: Should abortion rights supporters be denied communion?

Monday, November 15, 2021

The U.S. Catholic Bishops meet in Baltimore this week to discuss issues including whether Catholics who support abortion rights should take Communion.

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Author Jeff Chu on completing the book Rachel Held Evans started before she died

Friday, October 29, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with author Jeff Chu about completing Wholehearted Faith, a book started by his friend, Rachel Held Evans, before she passed away in 2019.

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New podcast examines wellness trends and beliefs, like what weight means about health

Friday, October 29, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Maintenance Phase hosts Michael Hobbes and Aubrey Gordon on going where most health and fitness podcasts don't, assessing popular dietary advice and wellness trends.

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Kuwaiti trans woman got 2 years in prison for 'impersonating the opposite sex'

Friday, October 29, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with activist Badriyyah Alsabah about Maha Al-Mutairi, a trans woman in Kuwait who was sentenced to two years in prison for "impersonating the opposite sex."

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President Biden seeks to reaffirm his leadership at G20 summit

Thursday, October 28, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with White House economic and national security advisor Daleep Singh about President Biden's goals for the G20 Rome summit as he faces economic and political challenges.

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After the Rust shooting, one expert unpacks how people cope with accidental killings

Thursday, October 28, 2021

The founder of a support group for people who have caused accidental death or injury has some personal insight on the emotions stirred up by the killing of a cast member on the set of the movie Rust.

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In hurricane-wrecked Southern Louisiana, longtime residents consider calling it quits

Thursday, October 28, 2021

For the people of LaPlace, La. the destruction of Hurricane Ida was on another level. And that has some residents considering moving away before the next one.

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How people may cope with causing unintentional deaths

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Following the shooting on the set of Rust, NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Maryann Gray, founder of Accidental Impacts, a support group for people who have caused accidental deaths or injury.

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