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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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Family Finances On $100,000 A Year

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 7:57am

Jacob Hugart talked with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro as part of a series of conversations about what it's like for people making $100,000 a year. For many, it doesn't feel like enough to get by.

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Politics: Who Will Lead The CFPB, Trump And Roy Moore

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 7:57am

There's confusion over who will head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Monday. And President Trump has come out in support of Roy Moore, the Republican Senate candidate in Alabama.

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New Biography Features Recipes Of Famed Chef And Cookbook Author Paula Wolfert

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 7:57am

When Paula Wolfert was diagnosed with dementia, author Emily Kaiser Thelin set out to capture the chef's legacy, as well as her elaborate Mediterranean specialties, now featured in Unforgettable.

(Image credit: Courtesy of Grand Central Life & Style)

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Sunday Puzzle: Turn That Fame Into Capital

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 7:57am

NPR's Linda Wertheimer and New York Times crosswords editor Will Shortz play this week's challenge with Richard McCurdy of Burbank, Calif.

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Montana Monument May Expand Under Trump Administration

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 7:00am

An area sacred to the Blackfeet tribe could become a national monument in the home state of Donald Trump's secretary of the interior.

(Image credit: Nate Hegyi/Yellowstone Public Radio)

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No Word From Zimbabwe's Mugabe As Deadline For His Resignation Passes

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 11:04am

The ruling ZANU-PF party, once a stalwart of the 93-year-old leader, voted to remove him, but Mugabe appears defiant as a Monday deadline for him to quit has come and gone.

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Out Of Bounds: From A Coma To 'Dancing With The Stars'

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 8:10am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Victoria Arlen, who made it to the semifinals on Dancing with the Stars even though just two years ago she couldn't walk.

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A House's Flood History Can Be Hard To Find

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 8:10am

When you're buying a home, it could take some detective work to find out if it has ever been flooded. Laws in Texas and some other states don't require some sellers to share that information.

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The Importance Of Rosogolla

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 8:10am

India is officially recognizing the dessert rosogolla as a dish from the Indian state of Bengal. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Madhumita Saha about the importance of the designation.

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Examining Russian Disinformation

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 8:10am

Thomas Rid of Johns Hopkins tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about the history of Russian disinformation and how it's become more effective in the age of social media.

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Alabama Republicans And Roy Moore

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 8:10am

"People are fed up with the ruling class in Washington," says conservative commentator Ed Martin. He offers NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro his thoughts on the state of the GOP.

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A Missed Connection Success Story

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 8:10am

A young man shared a ride with someone with whom he felt a spark. But he didn't ask for a phone number, so he put up a flyer. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Steven Mion and Robert Dealy.

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'With Ash On Their Faces': The Story And Struggle Of The Yazidi

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 8:10am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Cathy Otten about With Ash on Their Faces: Yezidi Women and the Islamic State, her book about the history and personal stories of the religious minority.

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School Trip To D.C. Canceled Over Fears Of Mass Shooting

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 8:10am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Superintendent Jim Powell of Ohio's North Ridgeville City Schools why he canceled the eight grade trip to Washington, D.C., over safety concerns.

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To Tax Or Not To Tax University Endowments

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 8:10am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Grinnell College President Raynard Kington about the proposed excise tax on endowment income. The small Iowa school has a very large endowment.

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Living On $100,000 A Year: Student Debt

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 8:10am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro hears from more listeners responding to last week's Call-In about living on an annual salary of $100,000.

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Arms Merchants Go To The Pentagon

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 8:10am

Former executives from some of the country's biggest military equipment companies are occupying top slots at the Pentagon, their biggest customer. But there's bipartisan pushback.

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Police Clash With Protesters In Nairobi

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 8:10am

Police opened fire on demonstrators welcoming home Kenya's longtime opposition leader, days before the Supreme Court rules on the legitimacy of last month's election.

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Clintons Return To Arkansas

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 8:10am

Bill and Hillary Clinton are back in Arkansas this weekend reflecting on the 1992 presidential campaign, but their appearance comes at a time of controversy over inappropriate sexual conduct.

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Week In Politics: Taxes And Sexual Harassment

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 8:10am

Clare Malone, senior political writer for FiveThirtyEight, joins NPR's Lulu-Garcia Navarro for a roundup of the latest political news.

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