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Weekend Edition Sunday combines the news with colorful arts and human-interest features, appealing to the curious and eclectic. The show features interviews with newsmakers, artists, scientists, politicians, musicians, writers, theologians and historians.
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Sunday Puzzle: Name A Category

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 8:48am

Weekend Edition's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and New York Times Puzzlemaster Will Shortz play a word game with WWNO listener Eric Bogren of New Orleans, La.

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Help, I'm Hosting!

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 8:02am

From menu planning to dealing with the unexpected, our new holiday series "Help, I'm Hosting!" offers advice to those hosting friends and family this holiday season so it's a stress-free time for all.

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96 Year Old Woman Reacts To D.C. Snow

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 8:02am

A longtime public radio reporter records his 96 year-old mother's joyous reaction - she was a longtime Flodira resident - to the snow.

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40 Years Ago Today 900 People Died In The Jungles Of Guyana

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 8:02am

On the 40th anniversary of the mass murders and suicides in Jonestown, Guyana, we broadcast excerpts from the 1981 NPR audio documentary about the cult called "Father Cares."

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Book Review: 'Those Who Knew'

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 8:02am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with author Idra Novey about her novel "Those Who Knew," which takes a look at the emotional toll of staying silent after an assault.

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Hate Crimes Surged By 17 Percent Over The Last Year, Says FBI

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 8:02am

We hear from two educators in Reading, Mass, where police have been investigating racist incidents across the town since May of last year, including racist graffiti scrawled on bathroom stalls.

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Brown University Releases 'Cost Of War' Project

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 8:02am

Last week the Cost of War Project at Brown University released its annual report. NPR's Lulu Garcia Navarro speaks with political scientist Neta Crawford about the report - and war's actual costs.

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Results In The Florida Race For Governor Concludes

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 8:02am

In Florida the election, more than a week later, is slowly drawing to a close. Mitchell Berger, Special Counsel for Florida Democrats discusses the results and their broader implications.

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Death Toll Rises To 76 In California Wildfire

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 8:02am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Sean Abrams, a Butte County paramedic and resident, about his experience fighting the Camp Fire.

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The Impact Of A New Acting Attorney General On The Russia Investigation

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 8:02am

The appointment of a new acting U.S. Attorney General raises questions about the future of the Mueller probe.

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Wildfires And Public Health Concerns

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 8:02am

The smoke and ash from California's wildfires are making it difficult for some people to breathe. But there are other health risks, including burned up cars and lead paint from older burned homes.

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GOP Representative Weighs In On New Congress

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 8:02am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with retiring South Carolina Rep. Mark Sanford about lessons the GOP learned in the 2018 midterm elections. His very conservative district flipped to a Democrat.

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Florida Recount Deadline Approaches

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 8:02am

Florida counties have until Noon today to submit official results in their various recounts. The states 76 counties will have no choice but to submit official results in the races before noon.

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A Student Set Out To Correct The National Park Service's Mistake, He Did

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 8:02am

A good news story about one citizen's journey to set the record straight with the National Park Service, whose website contained an error.

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Facebook Under Criticism For Failing To Crack Down On Russian Interference

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 8:02am

Facebook leaders are under intense scrutiny for lax privacy protection, failing to counter disinformation campaigns and attacking their critics.

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Locals Respond To New Prison Drama

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 8:02am

A small community in Northern New York gets a lot of national stage time in Ben Stiller's new prison drama, "Escape at Dannemora."

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Video Game Garners West Virginia Governor's Attention

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 8:02am

The new version of the hit post-apocalyptic video game Fallout 76 is out. It's set in West Virginia and the state is taking notice, including via an interactive map with sites featured in the game.

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President Trump's Latest Political Responses

Sun, 11/18/2018 - 8:02am

From the fires in California to new revelations about the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, we discuss the political responses of President Trump.

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Looming Shutdown Of The Navajo Generating Station Means New Jobs Far From Home

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 7:45am

For decades the Navajo Generating Station provided a good livelihood for Navajo and Hopi tribes. But the plant is scheduled to close next year, leaving 500 workers scrambling for an alternative.

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Major Ballot Initiatives From Around The Country

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 7:45am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro gives you a roundup of some ballot initiatives that you may have overlooked from around the country.

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