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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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Weekend Politics Roundup

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 8:04am

We have the latest on President Trump's reversal on separating migrant families at the border and the response.

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Actor Diego Luna On The 'Awakening' Around Mexico's Presidential Election

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 8:04am

"There is a need to say, 'Ya basta,' " Luna says, "you know, enough is enough." A few years ago, Luna left Hollywood and returned to Mexico, where he became a political activist.

(Image credit: Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Disney)

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Sunday Puzzle: Just So

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 8:04am

Every answer is a familiar two-word phrase or name with the initials S-O.

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Last Year, A Retired Mexican Schoolteacher Vanished. His Family Still Seeks Answers

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 8:04am

Albino Quiroz Sandoval left home to go shopping last year and never returned. A man has been arrested, but most crimes in Mexico go unpunished. More than 37,000 people have gone missing since 2007.

(Image credit: Alejandra Rajal for NPR)

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The Bountiful Benefits Of Bringing Back The Beavers

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 8:04am

Hundreds of millions of beavers used to populate the West but were hunted to near extinction. Turns out, beavers are critical to healthy water ecosystems, so now there are efforts to bring them back.

(Image credit: Larry Smith/Flickr)

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France's World Cup Team Brings Positive Attention To Suburban Fans

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 7:42am

Eight of France's World Cup team come from the suburbs of big cities — non-white areas known for poverty. France won in 1998 with a multi-ethnic team, bringing hope, but not much has changed since.

(Image credit: Pete Kiehart for NPR)

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Tweeting Oncologist Draws Ire And Admiration For Calling Out Hype

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 6:00am

A young cancer doctor uses social media to skewer what he sees as overblown claims for "precision medicine." That doesn't make him hugely popular at cancer research meetings.

(Image credit: Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

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Sunday Puzzle: Capital Cities

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:26am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro plays the Sunday puzzle with puzzle master Will Shortz and puzzle winner Gail White.

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These Tiny Desk Contestants Set Stories Of The Asian-American Experience To Music

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

Brown University doctoral students Julian Saporiti and Erin Aoyama submitted an outstanding entry to the 2018 Tiny Desk Contest. Together, the duo presents the Asian-American experience through song.

(Image credit: Diego Javier Luis/Courtesy of the artist)

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These Tiny Desk Contestants Set Stories Of The Asian-American Experience To Music

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

Brown University doctoral students Julian Saporiti and Erin Aoyama submitted an outstanding entry in this year's NPR Music Tiny Desk Contest. Together, they make up No-No Boy, the duo that presents the Asian-American experience through song.

(Image credit: Diego Javier Luis/Courtesy of the artist)

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David Lynch On 'Room To Dream'

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks David Lynch about Room to Dream, the director's new memoir.

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The Controversy Over Maple Syrup

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

There's a controversy over how to label the sugar naturally found in maple syrup. The Food and Drug Administration says it should be labeled as "added sugar." Maple syrup producers are balking.

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Peru's World Cup Team

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

Peru's underdog World Cup squad lost Saturday to Denmark but has a chance of victory Thursday against France.

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An Update On An Asylum-Seeker

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

An update, after this week's new immigration restrictions, on an asylum seeker Weekend Edition has been following for the past year.

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Missouri Conservatives And Immigration

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

Ed Martin, former Missouri GOP chairman, tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro how grassroots conservatives may lean on lawmakers as they consider immigration proposals in the House.

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Republican Voters And Immigration

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

GOP strategist Luis Alvarado tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro how Republicans in districts with large immigrant populations will navigate the November elections.

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Sally Hemings Gets New Attention At Monticello

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

Thomas Jefferson owned hundreds of slaves over the course of his life, something long unacknowledged at his Virginia plantation, Monticello. That's changing.

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Politics Week Ahead: Trump's Immigration Policies

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

The Trump administration is feeling political heat for its policy of separating migrant children and parents.

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Drought And Fire Threat Lead To Forest Closings

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

Forest officials closed the San Juan National Forest in southwest Colorado because of "historic levels" of fire danger. The closure will affect local tourism economies.

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Virtual Advisers Help Out With College Admissions

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

Nearly 1 in 4 high-achieving, low-income students apply to college completely on their own. A nonprofit aims to help them by connecting them to remote advisers.

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