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Dating, Love and Sex in a Post-Pandemic World
Now that California is reopening, how will dating change? After a year of social distancing, many of us are longing for emotional and physical intimacy, while others are suffering from FODA: fear of dating again. What are the rules, if any, around post-pandemic dating and intimacy? Are Zoom dates here to stay? And will you require proof of vaccination to swipe right? We’ll hear your stories and get advice about how to approach dating, love and sex in a post-pandemic world.
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Dating, Love and Sex in a Post-Pandemic World
Now that California is reopening, how will dating change? After a year of social distancing, many of us are longing for emotional and physical intimacy, while others are suffering from FODA: fear of dating again. What are the rules, if any, around post-pandemic dating and intimacy? Are Zoom dates here to stay? And will you require proof of vaccination to swipe right? We’ll hear your stories and get advice about how to approach dating, love and sex in a post-pandemic world.
10:00 am – 11:00 am
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Beyond Bullet Wounds: How Gun Violence Hurts Kids
In heated debates about gun laws and gun violence, one group of victims is often overlooked: children. Each year in America, thousands of children are killed or injured after finding unsecured guns in their homes. Millions of kids endure psychological wounds after losing loved ones to gun violence or from the mere threat of school shootings. In his new book “Children Under Fire: An American Crisis,” Washington Post reporter John Woodrow Cox tells the story of those children. We talk with Cox about strategies that could save lives and protect kids from life-altering trauma.
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Science Friday
Conservation History
The endangered North Atlantic right whale faces extinction from fishing lines and vessel strikes. But getting fishermen to change their ways is a challenge. An Earth Day tale of “us versus them.” Plus, a look at the history of the conservation movement, and how ideas about saving species have changed over time.
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Here & Now
Funeral Costs
The latest news, and whether the federal government covering some of the funeral costs for people who died of COVID-19 is enough financial help for families in debt.
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Takeaway
White House Visit
Japanese foreign minister Yoshihide Suga will visit the White House Friday, making him the first foreign leader to meet there with President Biden. The Biden administration is expected to use the visit as an opportunity to reaffirm the U.S.’s commitments to Japan, but also to push them to work alongside the U.S. in efforts to counter China and North Korea. The Takeaway looks at the challenges that could lie ahead when it comes to diplomacy between President Biden and Japan.
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The World
Fridays With Edison
Edison Tiessen is 2 years old, and he doesn't yet know how to write. But he has devoted readers. Edison's newsletter, ghostwritten by his mom, has become a must-read for residents of a Toronto retirement center. Fridays with Edison, on The World.
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