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Lauren Hodges

Associate Producer, All Things Considered

Lauren Hodges is an associate producer for All Things Considered. She joined the show in 2018 after seven years in the NPR newsroom as a producer and editor. She doesn't mind that you used her pens, she just likes them a certain way and asks that you put them back the way you found them, thanks. Despite years working on interviews with notable politicians, public figures, and celebrities for NPR, Hodges completely lost her cool when she heard RuPaul's voice and was told to sit quietly in a corner during the rest of the interview. She promises to do better next time.

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Friday

Student describes divestment negotiations with Brown University

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Friday

Ashley Judd says the #MeToo movement isn't going anywhere

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Thursday

The Wizards and Capitals aren't leaving DC anymore. What happened?

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Tuesday

Female genital mutilation is illegal in The Gambia. But maybe not for much longer

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Wednesday

The internet is obsessed with a woman's TikTok story about marrying a compulsive liar

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Friday

Precious medals: Summer Olympic athletes will compete for pieces of the Eiffel Tower

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Thursday

A new expanded child tax credit would include families who need it most

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Wednesday

U.S. students are starting to catch up in school — unless they're from a poor area

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Tuesday

If you're trying to come up with New Year's resolutions, here's some inspiration

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Thursday

The role that Qatar played in the cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas

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Friday

A small group of senators is trying to temporarily change Senate rules to approve military promotions that have been blocked for months by Alabama Republican Tommy Tuberville. AP hide caption

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Thursday

Colleagues are fed up with Sen. Tommy Tuberville blocking military appointments

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Colleagues are fed up with Sen. Tommy Tuberville blocking military appointments

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Tuesday

Consumer advocates warn about consequences of weakening the CFPB

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Sunday

Staff Sgt. Joshua Spearman talks to fairgoers at the Army recruitment tent at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights, Minn., on August 31. Jenn Ackerman for NPR hide caption

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Who's in the Army now? A pitch switch aims to get more military recruits

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Friday

The child poverty rate in the U.S. more than doubled in a year. Cavan Images/Getty Images/Cavan Images RF hide caption

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A pediatrician's view on child poverty rates: 'I need policymakers to do their job'

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Wednesday

Tuesday

The history and landmarks that have been lost to the Maui wildfires

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Sunday

As Kabul fell to the Taliban in 2021, a teenager got separated from his family at the airport and has been living on his own in the U.S. Hokyoung Kim for NPR hide caption

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An Afghan teen makes it to the U.S., but his family is left behind in Kabul

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Tuesday

The story of one Afghan teen who was separated from his family while evacuating Kabul

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Wednesday

Nicole Ogburn says she has been diagnosed with PTSD, anxiety and depression since she survived the school shooting a year ago. Verónica G. Cárdenas hide caption

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'I can't promise we'll be safe:' A Uvalde teacher reflects, a year after the shooting

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Thursday

CNN was 'right to try' a town hall with Trump even if it failed, argues moderator

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Friday

A few Republicans spoke up and stopped abortion bans in their states

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Thursday

The Wisconsin Supreme Court election has given hope to the state's medical community

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