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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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Sunday Puzzle: Throw Your Hat In The Ring

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

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and New York Times crosswords editor Will Shortz play this week's World Boxing Association-themed challenge with John Veal of Kansas City, Mo.

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The Many Forms, Faces And Causes Of PTSD

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

You don't have to be in the military to have experiences that could lead to post-traumatic stress disorder, a doctor says.

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The Fight Over Ownership Of An Indian Dessert Comes To A Bittersweet End

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

India officially recognized the dessert rosogolla as a dish from the state of Bengal. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with opinion writer Madhumita Saha about the importance of this designation.

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Julia Roberts Is Mom In 'Wonder,' And In Life

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 7:52am

In a new movie, Roberts plays mother to a child with facial differences about to enter fifth grade in a new school. She took the role in part because her family loved the book it's based on.

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The Songwriter Behind Keith Urban's 'Female'

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 7:52am

Country star Keith Urban debuted his song "Female" at the Country Music Awards last week to praise and criticism. Co-writer of the song Nicolle Galyon explains the inspiration to Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

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The Careful Balance In TV Military Dramas

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 7:52am

New TV dramas featuring characters who've served in the military are trying to balance tales of heroism with the brutal realities of war.

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The Call-In: What $100,000 A Year Can And Can't Buy

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 7:52am

We asked for your stories about living on $100,000 a year. Next week: Do you suffer from PTSD? Have you recovered or not? Call 202-216-9217 and leave us a message about your experience.

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Meet The Next Mayor Of Helena, Mont.

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 7:52am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Wilmot Collins, a refugee from Liberia, who was just elected mayor of Helena, Mont. A Democrat, he unseated the long-time Republican incumbent.

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The Deadly Cost Of Duterte's War On Drugs

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 7:52am

As President Trump prepares for a controversial meeting with Rodrigo Duterte, we look at the Philippine president's war on drugs, a brutal campaign that's claimed an estimated 13,000 lives.

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Donna Brazile's Post-Mortem On The Democrats' Defeat

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 7:52am

NPR's Lulu Garcia Navarro interviews Donna Brazile about her controversial 2016 campaign memoir, Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump in the White House.

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The Crumbling Stairs Of Pittsburgh

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 7:52am

Pittsburgh is a city of hills, made walkable by more than 800 public staircases. They're a crucial part of the pedestrian network, and many are in serious disrepair.

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iPTF14hls: The Star That Won't Die

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 7:52am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Iair Arcavi, postdoctoral fellow in astrophysics at UC Santa Barbara, about the strange behavior of supernova iPTF14hls. This star doesn't seem to want to die.

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Watching The Art Of The Abusers

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 7:52am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Matt Zoller Seitz, New York Magazine's TV critic, about how to watch the film and media of accused sexual harassers like Harvey Weinstein, Louis C.K. and Bill Cosby.

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Trump On The Defensive About Putin Discussion

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 7:52am

Traveling in Asia, President Trump is on the defensive about Russia after meeting Vladimir Putin. He's explaining his assertion that Putin sincerely believes Russia didn't meddle in the U.S. election.

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Princeton's Involvement With Slavery

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 7:52am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Princeton history professor Martha Sandweiss about her new project drawing on archival documents to tell the story of the university's relationship with slavery.

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A GOP Strategist On The Democrats' Week

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 7:52am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks GOP strategist Terry Sullivan to assess the impact on his party of the Roy Moore scandal and Democrats' victories in Virginia and beyond this past week.

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Sunday Puzzle: Move Around To Find New Meaning

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 7:52am

For this challenge, shift one letter to spell another word. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and The New York Times crossword editor Will Shortz play this week's puzzle with Danny May of Penfield, N.Y.

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Tackling A Dark Subject For Young Readers

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 7:52am

Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Tracey Baptiste about her novel Rise of the Jumbies. Drawing on myths of her native Trinidad and Tobago, she tackles the history of the slave trade for young readers.

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iLe Sings Her Grandmother's Songs And Speaks Out Through Her Music

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 7:52am

The singer, who used to perform with her brothers, the hip-hop duo Calle 13, has now struck out on her own as iLe. She speaks with Lulu Garcia-Navarro about her debut album, iLevitable.

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Of Power, Predators And Innocent Mistakes: The Complex Problems Of Sexual Harassment

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 8:31am

Writer Cathy Young says the outcry against sexual harassment may be going too far — that punishments don't fit the alleged crimes. Podcaster Kaitlin Prest says people still don't understand consent.

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