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'Complete Chaos': Attacks Devastate Sri Lanka, Leave More Than 200 Dead

FEED - Weekend Edition Sunday - 7 hours 8 sec ago

More than 200 people have been killed in coordinated bombings across Sri Lanka. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro gets the latest on the ground in Colombo from journalist Lisa Fuller.

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At Least 130 Killed, Hundreds Injured In Sri Lanka Bombings

FEED - Weekend Edition Sunday - 10 hours 47 min ago

At least 130 people have been killed in coordinated bombings in Sri Lanka that targeted luxury hotels and churches, as people gathered for Easter services.

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Latin Music Takes Center Stage At Coachella

FEED - Weekend Edition Sunday - 10 hours 47 min ago

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California, wraps up this weekend. Band after band filled the stages, including more Latin artists.

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Missed Connections: 1969 Humanitarian Trip To Africa

FEED - Weekend Edition Sunday - 10 hours 47 min ago

In our latest "Missed Connections," Helen Chapple, Saul Blair and Graham Hinton reunite to talk about how a humanitarian trip to Africa 50 years ago changed the trajectory of their lives.

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Louisiana Reverend Focused On Rebuilding Church, Community After Arson Attacks

FEED - Weekend Edition Sunday - 10 hours 47 min ago

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Reverend Gerald Toussaint of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church. His church was one of three historically black churches that were burned down in arson attacks.

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Challenges Remain In Securing U.S. Elections By 2020

FEED - Weekend Edition Sunday - 10 hours 47 min ago

The redacted Mueller report confirmed that Russia tried to hack into U.S. election systems. Efforts to prevent a repeat for 2020 are heating up, but some big gaps remain.

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Remembering Northern Ireland Journalist Lyra McKee

FEED - Weekend Edition Sunday - 10 hours 47 min ago

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Press Association journalist Aoife-Grace Moore about the death of activist and journalist Lyra McKee in Northern Ireland.

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After Mueller Report, What Are The Next Steps For Lawmakers?

FEED - Weekend Edition Sunday - 10 hours 47 min ago

Republicans and Democrats remain as divided as ever over the information revealed in the redacted Mueller report. But the ball is now in House Democrats' court.

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A Roundup Of Mueller Report Reactions

FEED - Weekend Edition Sunday - 10 hours 47 min ago

The redacted version of the Mueller report brought out many varying opinions on its conclusions.

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Former Astronaut On Watching For Life-Destroying Objects From Space

FEED - Weekend Edition Sunday - 10 hours 47 min ago

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to former astronaut Ed Lu, who co-founded a planetary defense nonprofit, about a meteor that exploded with the energy of 10 atomic bombs over the Bering Sea.

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New Campaign Would Allow Cryptocurrency Donations To Be Distributed To Venezuelans

FEED - Weekend Edition Sunday - 10 hours 47 min ago

A new humanitarian aid campaign is trying to enable Venezuelans to use cryptocurrency instead of cash. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with professor Steve Hanke, who is leading the campaign.

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Sunday Puzzle: City Sounds

FEED - Weekend Edition Sunday - 10 hours 47 min ago

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Weekend Edition Puzzlemaster Will Shortz play a word game with KANW and KUNM listener Kirstie Newman of Santa Fe, N.M.

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After The Flames, Notre Dame's Centuries-Old Organ May Never Be The Same Again

FEED - Weekend Edition Sunday - 10 hours 47 min ago

Chief organist Olivier Latry looks ahead at the church's extensive renovation process after the Notre Dame Cathedral fire on April 15.

(Image credit: Jean-Francois Badias/Courtesy of the artist)

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'Gentleman Jack' Swaggers Off The Page And Onto The Screen

FEED - Weekend Edition Sunday - 10 hours 47 min ago

A new HBO show takes on the life of Anne Lister, a real-life British landowner of the 1830s whose voluminous coded diaries detailed her extensive — and sometimes open — love affairs with women.

(Image credit: Aimee Spinks/HBO)

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'Nearing 90,' Judith Viorst Says She's Never Been Happier

FEED - Weekend Edition Sunday - 10 hours 47 min ago

Judith Viorst's new collection of poetry is called Nearing 90, though she's quick to note she's only "a girl of 88." She's still writing, looking forward to grandchildren graduation, and feeling good.

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WalletHub CEO: Growing Credit Card Debt Is An Economic Warning Sign

FEED - Weekend Edition Sunday - 10 hours 48 min ago

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Odysseas Papadimitriou, CEO of WalletHub, about growing credit card debt and what it means for the economy.

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How To Report On Trump's White House

FEED - Weekend Edition Sunday - 10 hours 48 min ago

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Rebecca Ballhaus of the Wall Street Journal and Carol Leonnig of The Washington Post about the challenges of reporting on the Trump administration.

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Honduran Man And Daughter Reunited After Being Separated While Seeking U.S. Asylum

FEED - Weekend Edition Sunday - 10 hours 48 min ago

Elmer, a Honduran man, and his teenage daughter, Marisol, have been reunited in Wisconsin after being separated 10 months ago when they sought asylum after crossing into the U.S.

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Teens Behind Racist Graffiti Received An Unusual Sentencing. But Did It Work?

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In 2017, five teens who vandalized an African American schoolhouse received an unusual punishment. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney Alex Rueda if the sentence worked.

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Not My Job: We Quiz Orlando Magic Star Aaron Gordon On Actual Magic

FEED - Wait Wait Don't Tell Me - Sat, 04/20/2019 - 11:07am

When we recorded the show in Orlando, Fla., we invited NBA star Aaron Gordon of the Orlando Magic to play a game called "Abracadabra!" Originally broadcast Nov. 17, 2018.

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