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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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Buddy Holly's Classmates Remember The Pioneer 60 Years After 'The Day The Music Died'

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 7:39am

Lubbock, Texas, hasn't always been fond of its best known son, Buddy Holly. But 60 years after his death, the town has a park with a bronze statue of him, and a street and a museum named after him.

(Image credit: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

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After Two Months, The Sun Rises In The Northernmost U.S. Town

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 7:39am

The mid-winter sunrise on the Arctic Coast is a sweet sign of hope in the town of Utqiaġvik.

(Image credit: Ravenna Koenig/Alaska's Energy Desk)

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Hallucinations Kidnap The Senses In 'The Collected Schizophrenias'

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 7:39am

Esmé Weijun Wang's new book is part memoir, part deeply researched work of science about her diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder. She says she first noticed her brain was different at age five.

(Image credit: Amr Alfiky/NPR)

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Head Of Virginia Legislative Black Caucus Continues To Call For Northam's Resignation

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 7:39am

The Virginia Legislative Black Caucus has called for Governor Ralph Northam's resignation. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with delegate Lamont Bagby, who heads the caucus.

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'A Reckoning With The Past': Priest Responds To Child Sex Abuse Accusations Within Church

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 7:39am

The Catholic Church has released the names of priests accused of child sex abuse in Texas and Pennsylvania. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Father Alek Schrenk of Pittsburgh for his reaction.

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Nevada Reaches Major Milestone As First State With Majority Of Women In Legislature

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 7:39am

It's the year of women in Nevada. On Monday, the state becomes the first to have a legislature where women outnumber men. The state's supreme court also has a majority of women.

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Former HHS Secretary Details To How Make State Of The Union Response Stand Out

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 7:39am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius about the challenge of giving a response to the State of the Union address.

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Lula Wiles Flips Notions About American Folk On Its Head

Sun, 01/27/2019 - 7:53am

Together, the women of Lula Wiles are giving folk music a new reputation with band's sophomore album, What Will We Do.

(Image credit: Laura Partain/Courtesy of the artist)

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Oliver Jeffers' Out-Of-This-World Art Installation Takes You Far From Earth

Sun, 01/27/2019 - 7:53am

Belfast-born Oliver Jeffers paints, writes and illustrates children's books. He recently premiered a new art installation on the High Line in New York City called "The Moon, The Earth and Us."

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'I Came Because Of A Dream': Honduran Father And Son Meet For The First Time In The U.S.

Sun, 01/27/2019 - 7:53am

We catch up with a Honduran father and son caught between President Trump's immigration policies. The son has claimed asylum in the U.S. The father has Temporary Protected Status, which is set to end.

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After Damaging Year, Pope Francis Calls For 4-Day Clerical Sex Abuse Summit

Sun, 01/27/2019 - 7:53am

The Vatican has scheduled a conference on clerical sex abuse, following a year in which allegations emerged around the world. The summit's goal: to make sure bishops understand there's a problem.

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Talk Show Host Shares How Conservative Listeners Have Reacted To Trump's Shutdown Deal

Sun, 01/27/2019 - 7:53am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Nashville radio host Phil Valentine about the angry chatter among conservative listeners and hosts of talk radio over Trump's deal to open the government back up.

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Residents Crowdfund Thousands To Keep A Federal California Beach Open During Shutdown

Sun, 01/27/2019 - 7:53am

Rangers at federally-run Stinson Beach near San Francisco were furloughed during the shutdown. Now, beachgoers are glad the care and tending of their weekend spot will return to normal.

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Democratic Rep. Donna Shalala's Take On Venezuela's Political Chaos

Sun, 01/27/2019 - 7:53am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Rep. Donna Shalala, D-Fla., about the political crisis in Venezuela and negotiations with President Trump to avoid another government shutdown.

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President Maduro Under Pressure As Several Countries Back Venezuela's Opposition Leader

Sun, 01/27/2019 - 7:53am

Venezuelans came out by the hundreds of thousands to ask for a change of leadership. But since the opposition leader has named himself interim president, President Maduro remains in power. What now?

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Gina Rodriguez Opens Up About 'Miss Bala' And Her Outspoken Activism

Sun, 01/27/2019 - 7:53am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks actress Gina Rodriguez about her new film, Miss Bala, and about her push for more representation in Hollywood.

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Kendall Coyne Schofield Makes History As First Woman To Compete In NHL Skills Competition

Sun, 01/27/2019 - 7:53am

Kendall Coyne Schofield became the first woman to compete in the NHL All-Stars Skills Competition this past week. She subbed in for Nathan MacKinnon who couldn't compete because of a bruised foot.

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Masculinity And U.S. Extremism: What Makes Young Men Vulnerable To Toxic Ideologies

Sun, 01/27/2019 - 7:53am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Tony McAleer, a former skinhead recruiter, about the trend of young men in the U.S. who turn to violent extremism. McAleer helped start the group, Life After Hate.

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'Once Again In Shock': Police Uncover 2nd Terror Plot Against Muslim Community In New York

Sun, 01/27/2019 - 7:53am

The religious community of Islamberg, New York, has been the target of conservative media attacks, conspiracy theories and actual plots for years. Now the families who live there are speaking out.

Categories: Syndicated

In El Paso, Hundreds Of Protesters Denounce Trump's Border Wall Plans

Sun, 01/27/2019 - 7:53am

On Saturday, hundreds gathered in the streets of El Paso to protest President Trump's immigration policies, and his plans for more physical barriers around their city's edge.

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