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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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Broadway Is About To 'Be More Chill'

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 8:29am

Be More Chill got middling reviews when it premiered, but social media propelled it to new heights. Now it's headed to Broadway.

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Astrophysicist Awarded $3 Million Prize

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 8:29am

Jocelyn Bell Burnell may not have won a Nobel Prize, but she has received another major science prize. She tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro she plans to help others in the field.

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A Writer's Complicated Relationship With Guns

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 8:29am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Elaina Plott of The Atlantic about her article, "The Bullet in My Arm," and her complicated relationship with guns.

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Update On Separated Children And The Flores Agreement

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 8:29am

The White House proposed new rules that seek to hold migrant parents and children together in detention until their case has been heard. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with attorney Efrén Olivares.

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Sunday Puzzle: Third Rhyme's The Charm

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 8:29am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and puzzlemaster Will Shortz play the puzzle this week with Nicole Castonguay of Portland, Ore.

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'Ordinary People' Learn What Happens To Marriage In Midlife

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 8:29am

Diana Evans' novel follows two couples — 30-something Londoners — as they navigate friendship, relationships and parenthood. The goal, she says, was to write "about very ordinary moments."

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Sunday Politics: Obama Campaigns, The Op-Ed

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 8:29am

Former President Obama was back campaigning for Democrats, while President Trump is still focused on an anonymous op-ed.

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Ghosts Of World War II Under The Islands Of Papua New Guinea

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 8:29am

Thousands of American service members were based on the island country of Papua New Guinea during World War II. Wreckage from the war is still being discovered by deep-sea divers and local farmers.

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A Man's 25-Year Quest To Prove The Identity Of His Father

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 8:29am

For 25 years, James Graham has suspected a Catholic priest was his father. He got permission to exhume the priest's body and, through a DNA test, determined the truth.

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Guatemalan Volcano Survivors Still Search For The Remains Of Their Loved Ones

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 8:29am

Months after a volcanic eruption near Guatemala's capital, survivors continue to search for loved ones. It's estimated hundreds more were killed in the June event than the government has acknowledged.

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Belgian Museum Looks At Country's History Of Colonialism And Racism

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 7:43am

Belgium's only museum devoted to Central Africa, where Belgium was a colonial power, is being renovated to highlight the deaths of millions of Congolese and the display of others in "human zoos."

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Carr Fire Survivor Tries To Rebuild

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 7:43am

In California, the Carr Fire is now fully contained but recovery has just begun. NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Kathleen Delikowski, who lost her home in Redding.

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The Policy Priorities Of Pakistan's New Government

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 7:43am

Pakistan's new prime minister is promising change — to end corruption and pull people out of poverty. But his government first has to save Pakistan's economy.

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Sweden Prepares For Election With Anti-Immigrant Party Poised For Gains

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 7:43am

As Sweden prepares for its Sept. 9 general election, the rise of a populist right-wing party has changed the political landscape.

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Why Thousands Of People Are Leaving Venezuela

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 7:43am

The Washington Office on Latin America's Geoff Ramsey tells NPR's Melissa Block about the refugee crisis caused by political and economic problems in Venezuela.

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Professor On Why She Supports Harvard Admissions Practices

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 7:43am

Colorado State University professor OiYan Poon tells NPR's Melissa Block why he supports the admission practices Asian-American students are suing Harvard University over.

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Trump Administration Cuts Funds For Palestinian Refugee Aid Program

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 7:43am

After angering Palestinians by officially recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the Trump administration is now cutting the funding of the U.N. program that aids Palestinian refugees.

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Evangelicals And Kavanaugh

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 7:43am

NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Karen Swallow Prior of Liberty University about how evangelicals reconcile supporting a president like Donald Trump and the importance of Brett Kavanaugh's nomination.

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What Changed After D.C. Ended Cash Bail

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 7:43am

California recently ended its current money bail system. Washington, D.C. largely did away with cash bail back in the 1990s. NPR's Melissa Block speaks with D.C. Judge Truman Morrison.

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Sunday Puzzle: Other L-Words

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 7:43am

Weekend Edition puzzlemaster Will Shortz tries to stump NPR's Melissa Block and WNPR listener Mark Nolan of Bloomfield, Conn.

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