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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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Legal Immigration Under The Trump Administration

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

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Cheryl David, a New York immigration lawyer, about legal immigration into the U.S. and how the process has become different during the Trump administration.

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Thailand Cave Rescue Update

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

The mission to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach, trapped in a cave in Thailand, is underway.

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Update On North Korea Nuclear Talks

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

Officials in the U.S. and North Korea continue to offer contradicting reports on whether their recent meeting in Pyongyang was productive.

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A Quran-Reciting Champion

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

Minnesota teenager Ahmed Burhan Mohamed became the first American to win the Dubai International Holy Quran Award. The annual contest involves reciting passages from the Quran.

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A 63-Year-Old Lifeguard

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

Bill Bower is the oldest tower lifeguard at Stewart Beach in Galveston, Texas. At 63, Bower is part of a growing national trend of senior citizens hired to patrol pools and beaches.

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A Pakistani Jew Wants To Travel To Israel

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

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with a Pakistani Jew, Fishel Benkhald, about his recent op-ed. It's his plea to travel to Israel for Passover, which is not permitted by the Pakistani government.

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Black Babies Twice As Likely As White Babies To Die Before Age 1

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

Black babies are two times as likely as white babies to die before their first birthday.

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Tariff Reactions On The Northern Border

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

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Garry Douglas of the North Country Chamber of Commerce about how the trade war between the U.S. and Canada has affected businesses on both sides of the border.

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Richmond's Confederate Monuments

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

Richmond, Va. is a former capital of the Confederacy. After a review, a panel has decided the city should take down its Jefferson Davis monument and find a better way to provide historical context.

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Climate Change Scorecard

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

A year after the U.S. pulled out of the Paris climate agreement, NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Elliot Diringer of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions for an update.

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NATO, The EU And The Future Of Europe

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

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Edward Lucas of the Center For European Policy Analysis about the future of NATO and the European Union.

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Thai Authorities Begin Rescue Effort

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

Authorities in Thailand have begun a rescue mission aimed at freeing 12 boys and their soccer coach who have been trapped in a flooded cave for more than two weeks.

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Young Adult Summer Books

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

Too hot to go outside? Weekend Edition has some suggestions for what to read while curled up under your ceiling fan this summer.

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Jack Goldsmith Says Temper Your Supreme Expectations

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

Harvard Law professor Jack Goldsmith tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro both liberals and conservatives should temper their expectations for a new Supreme Court.

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Investigating Flood Insurance

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

Mark Collette of the Houston Chronicle tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about his investigation into the National Flood Insurance Program.

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The Call-In: Affordability

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

The U.S. economy is adding jobs. The unemployment rate has hit record lows. Listener Jamie Hamann and Bill Rodgers of Rutgers University talk about today's economy.

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Yes, Smash Mouth Has Seen The 'All Star' Memes

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 8:12am

Smash Mouth has recorded a new acoustic version of its 1997 debut album Fush Yu Mang. The 1990s ska-punk staples talk about songwriting, fan mail and all those "All Star" memes.

(Image credit: Jay Blakesberg/Courtesy of the artist)

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Alaska Native Tannery Is Bringing Seal Back

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 8:03am

Federal regulations largely put an end to the luxury trade in seal pelts decades ago, but a reopened tannery in Alaska has created a new market for sealskin garments made by Alaska Natives.

(Image credit: Zachariah Hughes/Alaska Public Media)

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Next Week On The Call-In: The Economy

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 8:03am

We ask listeners to call 202-216-9217 and tell us how the economy is doing in your town. Be sure to include your full name, where you're from and your phone number and we may use it on the air.

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'Lagordiloca,' The Texas Reporter

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 8:03am

Priscilla Villarreal, who calls herself Lagordiloca, drives through Laredo, Texas, chasing crime and traffic, streaming them live on Facebook. She's a news source in Laredo and a controversial figure.

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