Sarah McCammon

Sarah McCammon appears in the following:

A pediatrician weighs in on the White House's vaccine plan for young kids

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with pediatrician Dr. Rhea Boyd about the White House's announced plans for rolling out a vaccine for children ages 5 to 11.

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Expert helps untangle vaccine misinformation that has followed Colin Powell's death

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Dr. Hyung Chun, professor of cardiology at Yale and senior author of a study in COVID breakthrough cases, on vaccine misinformation following the death of Colin Powell.

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Dollar stores have boomed during the pandemic, which concerns some communities

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Brian Vines, a reporter for Consumer Reports, about the current popularity in dollar stores and why it has some communities worried.

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Everything old, new and AWOL in the NBA

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with ESPN's Monica McNutt about how as the NBA season begins, fans are talking about two players who won't be on the court anytime soon.

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Fewer cars on the road during lockdowns was good news for frogs and salamanders

Monday, October 18, 2021

Fewer cars were on the road during pandemic lockdowns. And for Maine's frogs and salamanders, that translated to far fewer roadkill deaths.

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An Unlikely WNBA Champ

Monday, October 18, 2021

When you barely make the playoffs, nobody expects you to stay in the playoffs. The Chicago Sky defied expectations, becoming the WNBA champions Sunday night.

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Pressure from Trump loyalists is forcing this Texas election official to resign

Monday, October 18, 2021

Michele Carew's 14-year career as an election administrator is soon ending. Carew resigned after supporters of former president Trump pressured her out of her position with unfounded claims of fraud.

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Kidnappings have become a common occurrence in Haiti

Monday, October 18, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with Yvens Rumbold, director of communications for Policite in Haiti, about the security situation in the country after 17 missionaries were kidnapped by a local gang.

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Colin Powell's former Chief of Staff Bill Smullen on his friend's legacy

Monday, October 18, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with Colin Powell's former Chief of Staff Col. Bill Smullen about his good friend's career and legacy.

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Oliver Jeffers' new picture book is a different kind of ghost story

Monday, October 18, 2021

What's it like to live with ghosts? What if you sense them, but you're not quite sure they're there? These questions are at the heart of a new picture book illustrated and written by Oliver Jeffers.

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Student lawsuit claims Liberty University's culture fostered sexual violence

Saturday, October 16, 2021

In a lawsuit, more than a dozen women say Liberty University put them at risk in part because of its code of conduct emphasizing sexual purity. Their lawyer says more women are coming forward.

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Anthology 'The Matter of Black Lives' reflects on America's past to guide its future

Friday, October 15, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with writer Jelani Cobb about a new collection of work from The New Yorker, "The Matter of Black Lives." Cobb co-edited it and wrote the introduction.

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New cases of 'Havana Syndrome' grow as cause remains a mystery

Friday, October 15, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Stanford professor David Relman about the mysterious Havana Syndrome that continues to affect diplomats and federal employees around the world.

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Colorado now requires gender-affirming care to be covered by private health insurance

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Colorado now requires private health insurance plans to cover gender-affirming care for trans people like facial bone remodeling and hormone therapy. Health advocates say it's a very big deal.

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Comedian Dahlia Belle challenges the problematic takes in Dave Chappelle's special

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with comedian Mx Dahlia Belle, a Black trans woman, who wrote an open letter to Dave Chappelle after he drew criticism again for jokes about trans people.

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Southwest pilots' union explains flight cancellations

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with Capt. Casey Murray, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, about the widespread flight cancellations that the airline had this weekend.

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A controversial abortion ban in Texas is back in effect

Saturday, October 09, 2021

A federal appeals court has reinstated the ban just days after it was blocked by another court. The law known as SB-8 allows individuals to sue abortion providers in the state.

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What's next for Louisiana's LaPlace Parish residents after weathering repeated storms

Friday, October 08, 2021

Residents of LaPlace in Louisiana have stayed hurricane after hurricane due to their deep ties to their community. State and federal officials are trying to deal with the area's repeated devastation.

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A Louisiana clinic struggles to absorb the surge created by Texas' new abortion law

Thursday, October 07, 2021

In Shreveport, La., near the Texas border, the Hope Medical Group for Women is seeing increased demand after the restrictive law was passed — and after a hurricane impacted other parts of the state.

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Weeks after Ida, Bayou communities outside New Orleans' levee system still devastated

Wednesday, October 06, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon examines how one Louisiana community is weathering the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, Climate change and disappearing land.

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