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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: The Missing Letter

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 8:46am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and puzzle master Will Shortz play the puzzle this week with Tom Roberts of Narragansett, R.I.

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'Weekend Edition' Bids Farewell To Editor Jordana Hochman

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 8:18am

We'd like to take a moment to bid farewell to someone who — even though you may not know it — shapes what you hear on Weekend Edition.

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The Reporting Before The Iraq War In 'Shock And Awe'

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 8:18am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Rob Reiner and Joey Hartstone about their new film Shock and Awe, which tells the story of Knight-Ridder journalists who reported the run-up to the Iraq War.

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Kylie Jenner: Future Billionaire

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 8:18am

Forbes predicts Kylie Jenner will be a billionaire by the time she turns 21. Natalie Robehmed wrote about Jenner, and tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about the product that built her empire: Lip Kits.

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Hate Crimes Against Latinos Increase In California

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 8:18am

In California alone, hate crimes against Latinos have increased by more than 50 percent since 2016. The administration's immigration crackdown and the president's rhetoric may help explain the spike.

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'Give Me Your Hand' Explores Female Mysteries And Monstrosities

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 8:18am

Abbott's new thriller Give Me Your Hand is set partly in a scientific lab studying a severe form of PMS — she says she's fascinated by "this sort of idea that the female body is monstrous."

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What To Expect At The Trump-Putin Summit

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 8:18am

Presidents Trump and Putin will sit down for a private meeting in Helsinki Monday. There's no stated agenda,

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2 Students Killed In Nicaragua

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 8:18am

Hundreds of demonstrators have died in protests against the authoritarian rule of President Daniel Ortega. Most recently two student protesters were killed.

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Bars And Churches Compete For Brazil's Youth

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 8:18am

Bereft of hope and opportunity, youth in Brazil's poorer regions are part of a growing multitude in traditionally Catholic Latin America who are turning either to the evangelical Church, or to bars.

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A Honduran Family, Reunited

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 8:18am

Families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border are beginning to be reunited. In Seattle, a Honduran mother got to see her son for the first time in nearly two months.

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How Russia Uses Cyberwarfare Around The Globe

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 8:18am

Misha Glenny, author of McMafia, joins NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro to talk about how Russia uses cyberwarfare to undermine and destabilize Western governments.

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World Cup Final: France Vs. Croatia

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 8:18am

It's time for the 2018 World Cup final between France and Croatia. Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to David Henry Sterry, co-author of The Glorious World Cup: A Fanatic's Guide, about what to expect.

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Gerrymandering As A Campaign Issue

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 8:18am

After the Supreme Court declined to make a decision about whether partisan gerrymandering is unconstitutional, the issue is becoming a campaign issue for Democrats around the country.

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The Call-In: Underemployment

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 8:18am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Scott Dobroski, employment trends analyst at Glassdoor, and Dawn Fay, of recruiting agency Robert Half, about underemployment.

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NPR/Ipsos Poll Shows Polarization On Immigration Issues

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 8:18am

Who should get to be an American? That's one of the questions NPR and research firm Ipsos asked in a new poll.

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Russia And State Voting Systems

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 8:18am

Steve Sandvoss, executive director of the Illinois State Board of Elections, joins NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro to talk about the likely compromise of the state's voter registration systems.

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What's At Stake In Helsinki

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 8:18am

President Trump and Vladimir Putin are meeting in Helsinki Monday. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with journalist Luke Harding of The Guardian about what's at stake.

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Upcoming Week In Politics: Supreme Court, Trump Heads To Europe

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 8:43am

President Trump is scheduled to announce his Supreme Court nominee and then will head to Europe for a NATO summit.

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Sunday Puzzle: HOT, HOT, HOT

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 8:43am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and puzzle master Will Shortz play the puzzle this week with Bob Flood of Allen, Texas.

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Deepening Drought In Western U.S. Costs Ranchers Money And Heartache

Sun, 07/08/2018 - 8:43am

Because his profits are tied to rain and snow, one Oregon rancher will have to pay thousands to haul water and grass to his cattle in the mountains. And the land just continues to become more parched.

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