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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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Sen. Jeff Merkley On Khashoggi, Russia Treaty

Sun, 10/21/2018 - 8:12am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi and President Trump's pledge to end a nuclear arms treaty with Russia.

Categories: Syndicated

The College Course On Zombies

Sun, 10/21/2018 - 8:12am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Rollins College philosophy professor Eric Smaw about his course titled "Zombies, Serial Killers, and Madmen."

Categories: Syndicated

A Poetry Hunter On Discovering Lost Poems Of Anne Sexton

Sun, 10/21/2018 - 8:12am

Poetry hunter Erin Singer helped find an unpublished work by the late poet Anne Sexton. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks the Louisiana Tech English professor about her find.

Categories: Syndicated

How The Khashoggi Story Is Playing In The Middle East

Sun, 10/21/2018 - 8:12am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks University of Waterloo political scientist Bessma Momani about the regional reaction to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Categories: Syndicated

The Consequences Of Threatening Foreign Aid Cuts Over Immigration Enforcement

Sun, 10/21/2018 - 8:12am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Andrew Natsios, former USAID administrator, about President Trump's threat to cut aid because of a migrant caravan that reached Mexico.

Categories: Syndicated

Afghans Vote Despite Attacks On Polling Stations

Sun, 10/21/2018 - 8:12am

We have an update on Afghanistan's parliamentary elections, which have seen deadly attacks.

Categories: Syndicated

Sunday Puzzle: Find The Missing Link

Sun, 10/21/2018 - 8:12am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Weekend Edition Puzzlemaster Will Shortz play a word game with WRVO listener Dan Panachyda of Manlius, N.Y.

(Image credit: NPR)

Categories: Syndicated

In Hurricane Michael's Wake, Florida Panhandle Faces Steep Path Back To Normal

Sun, 10/21/2018 - 8:12am

More than a week after Hurricane Michael made landfall as a Category 4 storm, cities and towns are facing the daunting task of trying to rebuild.

(Image credit: Debbie Elliott/Debbie Elliott/NPR)

Categories: Syndicated

In 'She Wants It,' Jill Soloway Gets Transparent About Their Life And Work

Sun, 10/21/2018 - 8:12am

The creator of the hit show about a trans woman and her family says patriarchy and white supremacy have a hold on storytelling in Hollywood — and other people want a chance to speak.

(Image credit: Gabriel Olsen/FilmMagic)

Categories: Syndicated

What Happened To Mexico's Missing 43 Students In 'A Massacre In Mexico'

Sun, 10/21/2018 - 8:12am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to journalist Anabel Hernandez about her new book, A Massacre in Mexico: The True Story Behind the Missing Forty-Three Students.

Categories: Syndicated

Old-Growth Forests May Help Songbirds Cope With Warming Climate

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 9:44am

Songbirds have been in decline for decades, and it's becoming clear that climate change is a factor. Scientists are finding that old-growth forests may help the birds cope with rising temperatures.

(Image credit: Greg Davis/OPB)

Categories: Syndicated

When In Drought: States Take On Urgent Negotiations To Avoid Colorado River Crisis

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 8:00am

After years of sustained drought, water managers along the Colorado River system are renegotiating water cutbacks to seven Western states, hoping to avoid more drastic shortages in the future.

(Image credit: Luke Runyon/KUNC)

Categories: Syndicated

'Unsheltered' Tackles The Unhealed Divisions In America

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 8:00am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Barbara Kingsolver about her novel "Unsheltered," where a dilapidated Victorian house, family fortunes in decline and the pressures of middle age all converge.

Categories: Syndicated

Calvin Klein's Obsession Could Be The Trick To Catching A Tiger

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 8:00am

Wildlife officials in India are trying to catch a tiger thought to be responsible for the deaths of several people. So far, no luck. But could the secret to success be under their noses?

Categories: Syndicated

Spending The Day With The First Woman To Coach Division I College Football Full-Time

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 8:00am

Dartmouth College has hired Callie Brownson, a former star in the Women's Football Alliance, as an offensive assistant.

Categories: Syndicated

The Legacy Of Sears: From American Staple To The Brink Of Bankruptcy

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 8:00am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with self-proclaimed Sears scholar and historian Jerry Hancock about the company's national impact and business struggles.

Categories: Syndicated

Michael's Effects On Florida Could Include The State's Elections

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 8:00am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Politico reporter Marc Caputo about the effects of Hurricane Michael and what kind of impact the storm may have on closely watched races in the Sunshine State.

Categories: Syndicated

Michael Recovery: Updating The Power Grid To Withstand Climate Change, Bigger Storms

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 8:00am

Hurricane Michael left a million people without power. As storms grow stronger, there are questions about how make the nation's electrical grid more resilient.

Categories: Syndicated

The Complicated Relationship Americans Have With Being 'P.C.'

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 8:00am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with political scientist Yascha Mounk about his article in The Atlantic analyzing a new study that shows widespread disapproval of "political correctness" in the U.S.

Categories: Syndicated

Sunday Politics: Trump And The Media, Michael Recovery And U.S.-Saudi Relations

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 8:00am

President Trump says he'll visit Florida and Georgia as communities begin to recover from Hurricane Michael. Meanwhile, he is spending time flooding the media zone using methods old and new.

Categories: Syndicated