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Since the coronavirus pandemic began, cruise ships have been shut down. In Key West, Fla., which has been long dependent on tourism, local officials have noticed cleaner water and fewer crowds.By Nancy Klingener
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Democratic Sen. Maria Cantwell of Washington state about President Biden's meeting with a bipartisan group of members of Congress about his infrastructure proposal.By Ailsa Chang
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Republican Congressman Garret Graves of Louisiana about President Biden's meeting with a bipartisan group of members of Congress about his infrastructure proposal.By Ailsa Chang
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Karim Sadjadpour of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace about the suspected attack on an Iranian nuclear site over the weekend.By Mary Louise Kelly
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with political scientist Thea Riofrancos about the surprise victory for the right wing in Ecuador's presidential election.By Mary Louise Kelly
How does being othered in America impact our awareness of difference, and how does that lens affect our lived experience? In this episode of Lyric World, host Shin Yu Pai talks with poet Brian Komei Dempster, whose work explores this othered space both through a national and personal history of anti-Asian bigotry, and his own experiences as a paren…
We're about to throw open the gates for anyone over 16 to get vaccinated. And just in time, because young people are driving infections and the Governor might start rolling back the reopening as soon as today. We’ll get a pandemic reality check from UW epidemiologist Judith Malmgren. Have something to add to this story? Get in touch! Leave us a mes…
Amid unrest at local jails, surging gun violence and a pandemic that has disproportionately hurt people of color, Tishaura Jones says: "We are done avoiding race and how it holds this region back."By Michel Martin
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Dr. Krishna Udayakumar, founding director of the Duke Global Health Innovation Center, about vaccine surpluses in the U.S. and what might be done with extra doses.By KUOW Staff
Canada could surpass the COVID-19 infection rate of the U.S. for the first time since the start of the pandemic, due to a rise in cases involving variants while vaccine supplies remain limited.By Emma Jacobs
After six years on the religion and belief beat — and four decades reporting for NPR — Tom Gjelten is retiring. He discusses how covering religion in America has changed in recent years.By Tom Gjelten
Amid the pandemic, more people say they're feeling burnt out often. Researchers say it's important to address burnout before it takes a serious toll on one's mental health.By Rhitu Chatterjee
Poet Mark Doty, winner of the 2008 National Book Award for poetry, discusses his favorite listener-submitted poems with NPR's Michel Martin.By KUOW Staff
As the second week of the Derek Chauvin trial wraps up, how are various media outlets covering it?By Eric Deggans
More businesses are requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccines. NPR's Michel Martin discusses legal implications with Robert Field, professor of law and public health at Drexel University.By KUOW Staff
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Victoria Walker, senior travel reporter for The Points Guy, about airline companies' use of digital COVID-19 vaccine cards.By KUOW Staff
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Jamika Wilson, who is currently nominated for an Oscar in the hairstyling and makeup category for their work on the film Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.By KUOW Staff
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Atlantic staff writer Yasmeen Serhan about her recent piece.By KUOW Staff
More people than ever are living outside around Seattle. A recent survey shows a 50% increase in tents since the coronavirus pandemic began. Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan’s office says the city is rapidly expanding shelter bed space, as community groups take on their own efforts to get people inside.By Casey Martin
Bill Radke reviews the week's news with Q13 correspondent Brandi Kruse, Kiro7 reporter Essex Porter, and The Stranger reporter Nathalie Graham.By Bill Radke
Lyric World presents the celebrated poet Arthur SzeBy Shin Yu Pai
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with three journalists on how they report on news affecting transgender people, and how being trans themselves shapes their reporting.By Ari Shapiro
Requests for emergency rental assistance are surging. Local governments and non-profits are scrambling to disburse millions in federal aid in time to prevent evictions.By Leigh Paterson
The majority of Amazon's workers in Bessemer, Ala., have voted against unionizing. This means Amazon has withstood the largest union push yet among its U.S. workers.By Alina Selyukh
For President Biden, a swift return to the Iran nuclear deal is essential not only for curbing a major national security threat, but also for the rest of his foreign policy agenda.By Franco Ordoñez
Florida's Republican-led legislature is expected to approve a measure imposing new penalties on people who take part in protests. Critics say it targets minorities and violates freedom of speech.By Greg Allen
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced support for President Biden’s focus “on making bold investments in American infrastructure.” And here was the surprising part: Bezos added “we’re supportive of a rise in the corporate tax rate” to help pay for it.By Angela King
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Seattle elementary schoolers are back in classrooms, but we're far from back to normal. This week we talk school madness, separation anxiety and one working mom who was called out big time for multitasking. Guests: Jeannie Yandel, co-host of Battle Tactics for your Sexist Workplace, and Rachel Flotard, musician and artist manager. Support the show …