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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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Survivors Recall Deadly Earthquake And Tsunami In Indonesia

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:07am

Excavation of the dead has been slow, especially in areas where the quake swallowed houses whole.

Categories: Syndicated

Trump Rallies In Kansas

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:07am

With midterm election less than a month a way, President Trump held a rally in Topeka, Kan., in support of Republican candidates. He's been campaigning to blunt Democratic momentum in polls.

Categories: Syndicated

Democratic Midterm Strategy And Kavanaugh

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:07am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Charles Chamberlain, executive director of Democracy for America, about what the Kavanaugh confirmation will mean for Democrats in the midterm elections.

Categories: Syndicated

GOP Midterm Strategy And Kavanaugh

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:07am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Missy Shorey, executive director of Maggie's List, about what the Kavanaugh confirmation will mean for Republicans in the midterm elections.

Categories: Syndicated

Reports: Turkey Says Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Killed In Saudi Consulate

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:07am

Saudi Arabian officials are denying a reports that Turkish investigators believe a Saudi journalist was murdered while visiting the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

Categories: Syndicated

Calling For Missed Connections

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:07am

Do you have a family member or friend that you are no longer in touch with because of politics, religion, or a personal decision? Tell us at weekend@npr.org or at (202) 216-9217.

Categories: Syndicated

An Abundance Of Jacobs

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:07am

After years as the most popular baby name in America, waves of Jacobs are entering the workforce, dating world and college. Wall Street Journal reporter Jacob Gershman talks with Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

Categories: Syndicated

How Fruit Became So Sugary

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:07am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with food journalist Frederick Kaufman about how humans have bred fruit to be more sugary.

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Family And Identity In 'All You Can Ever Know'

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:07am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with author Nicole Chung about her new memoir, All You Can Ever Know.

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What's Next For The Supreme Court This Term

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:07am

With the start of a new Supreme Court term and a new justice confirmed, we look at what we can expect from the country's highest court in the months ahead.

Categories: Syndicated

Wounds Of Kavanaugh Fight Will Linger

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:07am

The Senate made it official Saturday, confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. The bitter confirmation fight will likely linger over Congress and American politics for years.

Categories: Syndicated

Banksy Art Shreds Itself

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:07am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with art critic Jerry Saltz of New York magazine about the surprise self-destruction of one of the artist Banksy's paintings at a London auction.

Categories: Syndicated

Brazilians Go To The Polls As Far-Right Candidate Gains Ground

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:07am

Brazilians go to the polls to pick their next president in, perhaps, the country's most divisive election ever. The lead candidates are polar opposites on the political spectrum.

Categories: Syndicated

Sunday Politics: Kavanaugh, The GOP And The Court

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:07am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro gets a political update from Time magazine national political correspondent Molly Ball.

Categories: Syndicated

Sunday Politics

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 8:23am

The Ford-Kavanaugh hearing was an event the country watched together, but one that seemingly drove us even further apart.

Categories: Syndicated

The Flight Of The Condors, And Their Audience

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 8:23am

Hundreds of condor groupies flocked to a spot on the Utah-Arizona border to witness the annual release of young condors into the wild.

(Image credit: George Andrejko/Courtesy, Arizona Game and Fish Department)

Categories: Syndicated

Working While Homeless: A Tough Job For Thousands Of Californians

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 8:23am

California has more homeless people than any other state and thousands of homeless are working in part-time or full-time jobs. Many are afraid to tell their employer about a lack of housing.

(Image credit: David Wagner/KPCC)

Categories: Syndicated

Sunday Puzzle: From Left To Right And Hiding In Sight

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 8:23am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Weekend Edition puzzlemaster Will Shortz play a word game with listener Lisa Muré of Holderness, N.H.

(Image credit: NPR)

Categories: Syndicated

Molly Ringwald On '80s Movies And Sexual Assault

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 8:23am

Molly Ringwald, 1980s movie darling, discusses the impact of the era's pop culture concerning Brett Kavanaugh's alleged assault of Christine Blasey Ford with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

Categories: Syndicated

Holly Ridings On Breaking A Glass Ceiling At NASA

Sun, 09/30/2018 - 8:23am

Holly Ridings, NASA's first-ever female chief flight director, weighs in on being a woman in the field with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

Categories: Syndicated