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King County Executive Dow Constantine answers your calls about enlisting help to set up mass vaccination sites as the state expands eligibility. Also, we hear from healthcare workers in Everett who treated the first confirmed case of the coronavirus in the U.S. And a University of Washington law professor answers ethical questions about the rollout…
The Rev. John Wilkins of Hunters Chapel in Mississippi spent his life performing gospel blues in and out of the church. He died of COVID-19 at age 76.By Christopher Intagliata
President-elect Joe Biden's top picks for national security and foreign policy positions face Senate confirmation hearings Tuesday. They will be questioned on a range of challenges facing the U.S.By Greg Myre
A vast network of activists and organizations emerged to oppose Donald Trump's presidency. Many are trying to figure out how to form a new agenda and remain relevant once he leaves office.By Danielle Kurtzleben
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Andrea Bernstein, host of the Trump, Inc. podcast from WNYC, about how President Trump's businesses profited from his time in office.By KUOW Staff
Howard University's Showtime Marching Band will be part of the inaugural activities. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, a Howard graduate, often included drum lines in her campaign events.By KUOW Staff
A new report is startling, stating that waste tanks should not be left at the nuclear site in Hanford.By Anna King
Pandemic conditions are still too severe for Washington state officials to ease up on regulations this week.By Paige Browning
It's been almost a year since the first Covid patient was diagnosed in Everett. We look back with Robin Addison, who led the specially trained team that cared for him, and share snippets from a Seattle Now pilot episode recorded before the show launched. Guest: Robin Addison, nurse and clinical lead for Providence Medical Center's high-consequence …
The state of Washington, hamstrung as many states have been by a slow distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, will deploy the National Guard, set up mass vaccination sites and create a new public-private partnership to lead a renewed effort to get the vaccine into the arms of people.By Austin Jenkins
Tom Cole, senior editor on NPR's Arts Desk, is retiring after 33 years of shepherding thousands of art pieces to broadcast. NPR bids him farewell.By Bob Mondello
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Kimberly Kindy of The Washington Post about her reporting on how at least 13 off-duty police officers took part in the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.By KUOW Staff
Angela Merkel has been one of Germany's most popular leaders. She's stepping down at the end of this year. Over the weekend, her party chose a new leader and possible successor to her.By Rob Schmitz
With much of Japan in a state of emergency due to the pandemic, public opinion is turning against holding the Tokyo Olympics. But organizers insist that there is no question of canceling the games.By Anthony Kuhn
For decades, the conflict between Israel and Palestine has been one that has crossed borders and become of international interest. In this week’s episode, professors Jeremy Pressman and Mira Sucharov share, with singular knowledge, their point of view on the conflict—and the way forward. In conversation with Daniel C. Kurtzer, they examine the defa…
An attack on democracy – that’s how leaders are describing the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. But democracy is a governing system that was never designed for everyone to participate.By Jenna Hanchard
A new comic book tells stories of Black boys and girls growing up in Seattle's South End. We talk with Chukundi Salisbury, creator of 'The Adventures of Lil Big Fella.' Find out more about Lil Big Fella here: https://lilbigfella.square.site Support the show by making a gift to KUOW: bit.ly/seattlenow…
NPR's Michel Martin discusses president-elect Joe Biden's immigration policies with two people who have extensive knowledge on the topic: Theresa Cardinal Brown and Chuck Rocha.By KUOW Staff
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with professor Cynthia Miller-Idriss about how the Biden administration might confront the national security threat of white extremism.By KUOW Staff
Gospel great Fred Hammond discusses his participation in "The 2021 Inaugural Gospel Celebration: An Evening of Inspiration and Unity," which will take place Wednesday.By KUOW Staff
The second season of the CW series Batwoman premieres Sunday night. It stars Javicia Leslie, the first Black woman to play the character. She replaces Ruby Rose, who quit the series after one season.By Eric Deggans
This month, Uber and Lyft drivers got a small raise. That’s because a new Seattle law kicked in that increased how much money drivers earn per ride.It's too soon to know the law's full impact. But drivers say some kinds of rides are paying more, now.By Joshua McNichols
Last summer, Black Lives Matter protesters called on governments to cut funding for police, jails and courts. They wanted to replace that structure with community programs to redirect people accused of committing crimes. This year King County is stepping up support and funding for these community programs, especially for youth.…
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NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Gregory Koger, a political science professor at the University of Miami, about the challenge President-elect Biden faces passing legislation in a split Senate.By KUOW Staff
Millions of Americans either hesitate or don't want to get a COVID-19 vaccine. A recent measles outbreak in the Pacific Northwest offers lessons in convincing people to say "yes" to vaccination.By Will Stone
NPR's Michel Martin discusses the challenges confronting the Biden administration on policing with civil rights attorney Arthur Ago and Ramsey County, Minn., prosecutor John Choi.By KUOW Staff
In Uganda, a presidential election campaign was marred by violence against protesters and the opposition.By Eyder Peralta
As Washington state tries to move along its Covid vaccination program, it has launched an online questionnaire to help people figure out whether they’re eligible for the next round.By Ruby de Luna
Bill Radke reviews the week's news with Geekwire contributing editor Monica Nickelsburg, The Stranger staff writer Jasmyne Keimig, and Q13 correspondent Brandi Kruse.By Bill Radke
A year into the COVID-19 crisis, Dr. Robert Redfield stands by his federal health agency's response to the pandemic, despite an early "learning curve" and contradictory messaging from President Trump.By Mary Louise Kelly