Sarah McCammon

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Release Of Bodycam Footage Of N.C. Man's Death Delayed By Judge

Thursday, April 29, 2021

A judge denied a motion to release police video of the April 21 killing of Andrew Brown Jr., a Black man, by sheriff's deputies. Court deliberations revealed dramatic new details of what happened.

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N.C. Court Considers Release Of Bodycam Video, Brown Family Releases Autopsy

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

A hearing is set for Wednesday morning over releasing the bodycam footage of the fatal police shooting of Andrew Brown, Jr. in North Carolina. His family lawyer says Brown was "executed" by police.

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Andrew Brown's Family Reacts To Police Bodycam Shooting Footage

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Family members of Andrew Brown Jr. were allowed to view a snippet of body camera footage showing his killing by police in Elizabeth City, N.C. The video clip was only 20 seconds.

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Family Permitted To See 20 Seconds Of Bodycam Video From Shooting Of Andrew Brown Jr.

Monday, April 26, 2021

Family of a Black man who was shot by police in Elizabeth City, N.C., last week say they were only permitted to see 20 seconds of a police bodycam video. An attorney called it "an execution."

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7 N.C. Sheriff's Deputies On Leave After Fatal Shooting Of Black Man

Friday, April 23, 2021

Pasquotank County Sheriff Tommy Wooten II says the seven are on leave after the fatal shooting of Andrew Brown Jr. on Wednesday. Three other deputies' resignations were not related to the incident.

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'It Didn't Change': North Carolina Town Demands Answers After Another Fatal Shooting

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Residents of Elizabeth City, N.C., are pressing for answers after a Black man, Andrew Brown Jr., was shot dead by a sheriff's deputy carrying out a search warrant on Wednesday.

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Under Investigation: North Carolina Deputy Fatally Shoots Black Man

Thursday, April 22, 2021

In Elizabeth City, N.C., a deputy shot and killed a Black man while serving a search warrant. Andrew Brown Junior's death followed a fatal police shooting of a Black teenage girl in Ohio.

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Here's What You Should Know About Biden's New Rules For Fetal Tissue Research

Friday, April 16, 2021

Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra is reversing restrictions on the use of fetal tissue in medical research implemented under former President Trump.

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Biden Administration Expected To Reverse Trump's Ban On Funding Fetal Tissue Research

Friday, April 16, 2021

The Trump administration banned federal funding for scientific research on fetal tissue from abortions. The Biden administration is expected to reverse that.

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Biden Administration Moves To Undo Trump Abortion Rules For Title X

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

The Trump administration tried to "defund" Planned Parenthood and other groups through changes to the Title X family planning program. The Biden administration is proposing reversing those rules.

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'Love Your Neighbor' And Get The Shot: White Evangelical Leaders Push COVID Vaccines

Monday, April 05, 2021

White evangelical Christians are one of the most vaccine-hesitant groups in the United States. They're also among the largest religious groups, and their reluctance poses a public health challenge.

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Amy Lee, Co-Founder Of Evanescence, Is Ready To Tell Her 'Bitter Truth'

Sunday, March 28, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks to Amy Lee, the co-founder and singer of Evanescence, about her band's first new album of original material in nearly a decade.

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A Cultural Triumph: Microbiology Student Makes A Petri Dish Masterpiece

Sunday, March 28, 2021

Balaram Khamari has been spending a lot of time in his lab in Puttaparthi, India, culturing colorful bacteria and artfully arranging it on a jelly like substance called agar.

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Checking In With People 1 Year Into Pandemic: How They're Coping Now

Sunday, March 14, 2021

A year into social distancing, we check in with some of the people we met in the early days of the pandemic to see how they're doing and what they've learned.

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Republican Lawmakers Across The Country Push For Abortion Restrictions

Friday, March 05, 2021

In legislatures around the country, Republican lawmakers — encouraged by the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett — are pushing a new round of abortion restrictions.

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House Cancels Session After Another Militia Threat

Thursday, March 04, 2021

Capitol Police said they had intelligence of a militia group plotting to try to breach the Capitol again on March 4. The threat prompted the House to cancel its session for the day.

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Security Tightens Amid Reports Extremists Aim To Breach Capitol Again

Thursday, March 04, 2021

Officials stepped up security in Washington, D.C., because of a false theory circulating online that has convinced some Donald Trump supporters that he will return to the presidency on Thursday.

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Disinformation Fuels Distrust And Even Violence At All Levels Of Government

Monday, March 01, 2021

Political scientists say growing acceptance of unfounded conspiracy theories is fueling disengagement and distrust in democratic institutions, an effect that is trickling down to local politics.

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How Disinformation Is Shaping The Political Process

Sunday, February 28, 2021

Disinformation is not just affecting politics at the national level. It's eroding public trust in institutions.

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Evangelical Leaders Condemn 'Radicalized Christian Nationalism'

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

In response to the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, more than 100 evangelical leaders have published a statement calling on other church heads to speak out against Christian nationalism in their ranks.

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