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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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Death Toll Climbs In Northern California Fire

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 7:45am

A series of fires have left at least 25 dead. KQED's Sonja Hutson is near the 'Camp Fire' evacuation zone and gives us the latest updates.

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One Man's Journey Of Navigating President Trump's Immigration Policies

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 7:45am

We hear the story of a man who is caught at the intersection of President Trump's many immigration policies over the past two years.

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President Trump's Visit To France Creates Further Distance With European Allies

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 7:45am

It's been a wild time for President Trump post-midterms. After a combative week with the press, he went to France, where he separated himself further from European allies.

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Florida Heads For Recount In Senate And Governor Race

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 7:45am

Patricia Mazzei of The New York Times discusses the latest news in the Florida senate and governor's race recount.

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Paradise Fire Believed To Be The Worst Fire In California History

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 7:45am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Loren Lighthall, principal of Paradise High School. Paradise, California, has been devastated by what's believed to be the most destructive fire in state history.

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Sunday Puzzle: Let's Get Phonetical

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 7:45am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Weekend Edition Puzzlemaster Will Shortz play a word game with WNYC listener Eileen Appel of New York City.

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'Jim Crow's Last Stand' In Louisiana May Fall To Ballot Measure

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:00am

Louisiana is one of only two states in the country that allow non-unanimous juries to convict defendants. A ballot measure will be voted on Tuesday that would amend the state's constitution.

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Cranberry Farmer Says Harvest Is Great, But Business Is Struggling To Survive

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:00am

Massachusetts cranberry growers are halfway through the harvest. It's been a good crop, but they're worried about low fruit prices. We visit with one farmer and discuss the struggling industry.

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Lulu's Log: The Legacy Of Kepler

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:00am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with NASA's Charlie Sobeck. He was the former manager of the Kepler Space Telescope mission and they discuss Kepler's legacy.

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A House District Republicans Could Flip

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:00am

Republicans are fighting an uphill battle to hold onto control of the House, but one seat they could pick up is an area in northern Minnesota, where President Trump won in 2016.

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One-Third Of Americans Believe A Foreign Country Could Impact Elections

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:00am

Americans will soon determine who controls Congress for the final two years of President Trump's first term. But polling says a large portion of Americans don't think elections are fair.

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Latino Republican Voters In Texas

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:00am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Artemio Muniz, chairman of the Federation of Hispanic Republicans in Texas, about President Trump's rhetoric on immigration.

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GOP Election Strategy

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:00am

Republicans are using four distinct strategies in the midterms to deal with President Trump: running with him, reversing course on the president, keeping him at arm's length, and splitting with him.

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Caravan Exposes Many Mexicans' Own Unease Toward Migrants

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:00am

Mexico is a land of migration with people coming, people going and people passing through. But attitudes toward the migrant caravan headed toward the U.S. are mixed.

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Identity Politics: Journalism And Race

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:00am

From talk about the immigrant caravan to changing the 14th Amendment, race is a through line shaping our politics, current events and the media.

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Despite Calls For Cease-Fire, Saudi Arabia Continues Attacks On Yemen

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:00am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Ben Hubbard of The New York Times about Saudi Arabia's involvement in Yemen and how the killing of journalist of Jamal Khashoggi is impacting that.

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Israeli Leaders Come To President Trump's Defense On Questions Of Anti-Semitism

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:00am

After the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, Israel's right-wing leaders have defended President Trump against charges that his rhetoric encourages anti-Semitism.

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President Trump's Message To Voters

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:00am

It's two days before the midterm elections. The Republican Party has had control of both houses of Congress and yet President Trump's message to voters is about fear — of migrants and the Democrats.

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Behind The Real Sex And Love Addiction In The Musical Film 'Unlovable'

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:00am

The new movie stars Charlene deGuzman as a woman finding her way back from rock bottom. It's somewhat comedic, but also based on her own condition and recovery.

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Sunday Puzzle: Can You Convert These EUROS?

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:00am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Weekend Edition Puzzlemaster Will Shortz play a word game with WCBE listener J.B. Lawton of Dublin, Ohio.

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