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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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GOP Election Strategy

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:00am

Republicans are using four distinct strategies in the midterms to deal with President Trump: running with him, reversing course on the president, keeping him at arm's length, and splitting with him.

Categories: Syndicated

Caravan Exposes Many Mexicans' Own Unease Toward Migrants

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:00am

Mexico is a land of migration with people coming, people going and people passing through. But attitudes toward the migrant caravan headed toward the U.S. are mixed.

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Identity Politics: Journalism And Race

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:00am

From talk about the immigrant caravan to changing the 14th Amendment, race is a through line shaping our politics, current events and the media.

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Despite Calls For Cease-Fire, Saudi Arabia Continues Attacks On Yemen

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:00am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Ben Hubbard of The New York Times about Saudi Arabia's involvement in Yemen and how the killing of journalist of Jamal Khashoggi is impacting that.

Categories: Syndicated

Israeli Leaders Come To President Trump's Defense On Questions Of Anti-Semitism

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:00am

After the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, Israel's right-wing leaders have defended President Trump against charges that his rhetoric encourages anti-Semitism.

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President Trump's Message To Voters

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:00am

It's two days before the midterm elections. The Republican Party has had control of both houses of Congress and yet President Trump's message to voters is about fear — of migrants and the Democrats.

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Behind The Real Sex And Love Addiction In The Musical Film 'Unlovable'

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:00am

The new movie stars Charlene deGuzman as a woman finding her way back from rock bottom. It's somewhat comedic, but also based on her own condition and recovery.

(Image credit: Courtesy of Orion Classics)

Categories: Syndicated

Sunday Puzzle: Can You Convert These EUROS?

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:00am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Weekend Edition Puzzlemaster Will Shortz play a word game with WCBE listener J.B. Lawton of Dublin, Ohio.

(Image credit: NPR)

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A New Biography Of Marie Colvin, Eyewitness To War

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:00am

The American journalist reported on the human impact of war from places few Westerners ventured. Her life is the subject of In Extremis, by fellow correspondent Lindsey Hilsum.

(Image credit: Arthur Edwards - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

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Mona Haydar On Her New Album 'Barbarican'

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:00am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Syrian-American rapper and singer Mona Haydar about her new album Barbarican.

(Image credit: Feda Eid/Courtesy of the artist)

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Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Press Conference

Sun, 10/28/2018 - 2:43pm

There was a press conference earlier this hour about the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh Saturday. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro has a recap.

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The Latest On Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

Sun, 10/28/2018 - 2:40pm

NPR's special coverage of Saturday's shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue continues.

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Pittsburgh Officials Speak On Saturday's Synagogue Shooting

Sun, 10/28/2018 - 9:17am

Pittsburgh officials are giving a news conference with the latest on the victims of Saturday's shooting.

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Coastal Pacific Oxygen Levels Now Plummet Once A Year

Sun, 10/28/2018 - 8:17am

Scientists credit the crab and oyster industries with noticing a change in oxygen levels in coastal Pacific waters.

(Image credit: Kristian Foden-Vencil/Oregon Public Broadcasting)

Categories: Syndicated

A Rural Community Decided To Treat Its Opioid Problem Like A Natural Disaster

Sun, 10/28/2018 - 8:17am

A rural county in Washington declared the opioid epidemic a life-threatening emergency. They use a multi-agency coordination group straight out of FEMA's playbook to respond to the crisis.

(Image credit: Leah Nash for Finding Fixes Podcast)

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Sunday Puzzle: Row, Row, Row ...

Sun, 10/28/2018 - 8:17am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Weekend Edition puzzlemaster Will Shortz play a word game with Patricia Johnson of Green Valley, Ariz.

(Image credit: NPR)

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Pittsburgh Shooting Update

Sun, 10/28/2018 - 8:17am

Eleven people were killed and at least six injured when a gunman opened fire in a Pittsburgh synagogue. The suspect had reportedly made anti-Semitic comments online.

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Inside The Ever-Expanding Wizarding World: Harry Potter At 20

Sun, 10/28/2018 - 8:17am

It's hard to remember a world before Harry Potter. But it's been 20 years since readers in the U.S. were first introduced to the boy wizard, whose story has captivated audiences since.

(Image credit: Mary GrandPré/Courtesy of Warner Bros. Corporate Archive)

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Review: 'House Of Cards' Without Kevin Spacey

Sun, 10/28/2018 - 8:17am

The final season of Netflix's House of Cards debuts without star Kevin Spacey following sexual abuse allegations against him. How does the show wrap up in his absence?

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Whiteness And Identity Politics

Sun, 10/28/2018 - 8:17am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Nikole Hannah-Jones of The New York Times about identity politics and how the groups we come from affect our point of view.

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