Weekly Wrap: Afghanistan Withdrawal, Coronavirus Fears : It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders It's an all-NPR show! Sam talks with two fellow correspondents about big stories in the news this week. Stacey Vanek Smith, co-host of NPR's The Indicator from Planet Money, tells Sam about the "coronabump" — consumer goods and services that are seeing a spike in business because of the virus outbreak. And NPR's Quil Lawrence talks about the negotiated withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan after nearly 20 years at war. Then Sam talks to Shankar Vedantam, host of NPR's Hidden Brain, about how we can keep our fears of coronavirus in perspective.
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Weekly Wrap: Afghanistan Withdrawal, Coronavirus Fears

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Weekly Wrap: Afghanistan Withdrawal, Coronavirus Fears

Weekly Wrap: Afghanistan Withdrawal, Coronavirus Fears

Weekly Wrap: Afghanistan Withdrawal, Coronavirus Fears

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It's an all-NPR show! Sam talks with two fellow correspondents about big stories in the news this week. Stacey Vanek Smith, co-host of NPR's The Indicator from Planet Money, looks at the "coronabump" — consumer goods and services that are seeing a spike in business because of the virus outbreak. And NPR's Quil Lawrence talks about the negotiated withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan after nearly 20 years at war. Then Sam talks to Shankar Vedantam, host of NPR's Hidden Brain, about how we can keep our fears of coronavirus in perspective.

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