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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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How Hurricane Harvey Harmed The Clocks

Sun, 08/26/2018 - 8:46am

When Hurricane Harvey hit Texas last year, it flooded Houston. One of the unexpected effects of the storm: many damaged clocks in need of repair.

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McCain's Impact On Campaign Finance

Sun, 08/26/2018 - 8:46am

For much of his career John McCain fought to control unregulated money in politics and helped author the McCain-Feingold reform act.

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Sunday Puzzle: Challenge Shmallenge

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:57am

Weekend Edition puzzle master Will Shortz tries to stump NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and WAMU listener Jeff Zarkin of Burke, Va.

(Image credit: NPR)

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Taking Down America's First Organized Crime Ring

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:57am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with William Oldfield. His book, Inspector Oldfield and the Black Hand Society, is about his great-grandfather's work helping take down an infamous extortion ring.

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Bureau Of Land Management Considers Move West

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:57am

Interior Sec. Ryan Zinke wants to move the Bureau of Land Management out of Washington, D.C., to the West. Now cities in Western states full of public lands are jockeying to be the new BLM hub.

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Nashville Restaurant Educates Customers On Sustainable Seafood

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:57am

In some parts of the world, species of fish are becoming depleted. Some restaurants in the U.S. are telling diners where their fish come from. One, in Nashville, is taking it a step further.

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Congo Faces Another Ebola Outbreak

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:57am

The Democratic Republic of the Congo is facing an Ebola outbreak. Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Dr. Joseph Fair of the International Medical Corps, who is currently in the DRC.

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The Democrats' Direction

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:57am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Democratic strategists Jeff Weaver and Jennifer Palmieri about the direction of the Democratic Party ahead of midterm elections.

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Pennsylvania Priests Respond To Abuse Report

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:57am

At Saturday evening Mass in Pennsylvania, Catholic priests had the opportunity to address from the pulpit accusations of massive clergy sexual abuse.

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Aretha Franklin's Gospel Music Connection

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:57am

Aretha Franklin's album Amazing Grace was recorded in 1972 at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in south-central Los Angeles after riots devastated the area.

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Ada Limon On Poetry Collection, 'The Carrying'

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:57am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Ada Limon about The Carrying, Limon's fifth collection of poetry.

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Meet India's 94-Year-Old 'Sexpert'

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:57am

In India, a country with almost no sexual education, a 94-year-old man's newspaper column called "Ask the Sexpert" is a leading source of information.

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Mountain Gets A Downgrade To A Hill

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:57am

A mountain in Wales has been downgraded to a hill after a new satellite survey.

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The First Indigenous Miss Panama

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:57am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Rosa Montezuma about being the first indigenous woman to be crowned Miss Panama.

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Oil And Gas Drilling Could Endanger U.S. Archaeological Sites

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:57am

A loophole in Pennsylvania law lets companies drill oil and gas wells in farms and fields where Native American and Colonial artifacts are buried.

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Steve Bannon Returns With New Film

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:57am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks New York Times reporter Jeremy Peters about the reemergence of former Trump advisor Steve Bannon.

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Update On Deported Honduran Father

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:57am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks reporter James Fredrick and deported Honduran immigrant John for an update on John's life in Honduras and about his daughter, Marisol, who's still in the U.S.

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Politics Sunday: Don McGahn, Mueller, Brennan

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:57am

While President Trump has been attacking the special counsel, Trump's White House counsel granted what is reported to be lengthy voluntary testimony.

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Washington Prepares For White Supremacist Rally

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 4:33pm

An update on the march by white supremacists in Washington D.C.

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For Wisconsin's Dairy Farmers, Tariffs Could Reshape The Race For The Senate

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 8:31am

Retaliatory tariffs on dairy may put dairy farmers in Wisconsin, a state won by Donald Trump in 2016, up for political grabs in this year's midterm elections.

(Image credit: Coburn Dukehart/Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism)

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