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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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Ghosts Of World War II Under The Islands Of Papua New Guinea

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 8:29am

Thousands of American service members were based on the island country of Papua New Guinea during World War II. Wreckage from the war is still being discovered by deep-sea divers and local farmers.

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A Man's 25-Year Quest To Prove The Identity Of His Father

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 8:29am

For 25 years, James Graham has suspected a Catholic priest was his father. He got permission to exhume the priest's body and, through a DNA test, determined the truth.

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Guatemalan Volcano Survivors Still Search For The Remains Of Their Loved Ones

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 8:29am

Months after a volcanic eruption near Guatemala's capital, survivors continue to search for loved ones. It's estimated hundreds more were killed in the June event than the government has acknowledged.

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Belgian Museum Looks At Country's History Of Colonialism And Racism

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 7:43am

Belgium's only museum devoted to Central Africa, where Belgium was a colonial power, is being renovated to highlight the deaths of millions of Congolese and the display of others in "human zoos."

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Carr Fire Survivor Tries To Rebuild

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 7:43am

In California, the Carr Fire is now fully contained but recovery has just begun. NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Kathleen Delikowski, who lost her home in Redding.

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The Policy Priorities Of Pakistan's New Government

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 7:43am

Pakistan's new prime minister is promising change — to end corruption and pull people out of poverty. But his government first has to save Pakistan's economy.

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Sweden Prepares For Election With Anti-Immigrant Party Poised For Gains

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 7:43am

As Sweden prepares for its Sept. 9 general election, the rise of a populist right-wing party has changed the political landscape.

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Why Thousands Of People Are Leaving Venezuela

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 7:43am

The Washington Office on Latin America's Geoff Ramsey tells NPR's Melissa Block about the refugee crisis caused by political and economic problems in Venezuela.

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Professor On Why She Supports Harvard Admissions Practices

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 7:43am

Colorado State University professor OiYan Poon tells NPR's Melissa Block why he supports the admission practices Asian-American students are suing Harvard University over.

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Trump Administration Cuts Funds For Palestinian Refugee Aid Program

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 7:43am

After angering Palestinians by officially recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the Trump administration is now cutting the funding of the U.N. program that aids Palestinian refugees.

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Evangelicals And Kavanaugh

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 7:43am

NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Karen Swallow Prior of Liberty University about how evangelicals reconcile supporting a president like Donald Trump and the importance of Brett Kavanaugh's nomination.

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What Changed After D.C. Ended Cash Bail

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 7:43am

California recently ended its current money bail system. Washington, D.C. largely did away with cash bail back in the 1990s. NPR's Melissa Block speaks with D.C. Judge Truman Morrison.

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Sunday Puzzle: Other L-Words

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 7:43am

Weekend Edition puzzlemaster Will Shortz tries to stump NPR's Melissa Block and WNPR listener Mark Nolan of Bloomfield, Conn.

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Shootings Put Spotlight On Gun Violence In Toronto

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 7:43am

A spike in shootings and gun deaths in Canada has some activists and politicians calling for tougher gun control laws while others want police to be given broader authority to monitor gang activity.

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NAFTA And The Auto Industry

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 7:43am

Analyst Paul Eisenstein of car industry site The Detroit Bureau speaks with NPR's Melissa Block about the automotive supply chain and how sweeping changes to NAFTA would affect car makers.

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Sunday Politics: McCain, NAFTA

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 7:43am

Washington political leaders are honoring John McCain this weekend as a man of conservative principle and bipartisan respect. Next week they return to battling over hot buttons like NAFTA.

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Mother Of Parkland Victim Wins School Board Seat: 'I Won't Stop' Until Kids Are Safe

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 7:43am

Lori Alhadeff's mission is to make all U.S. schools safe, starting with Broward County, Fla. After her daughter was killed in February's mass shooting, politics has become her vehicle for change.

(Image credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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In 'Minding The Gap,' Skateboarding Is The Least Of The Pain

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 7:42am

Bing Liu's documentary tracks two fellow skaters on and off the streets of Rockford, Ill. As it turns out, all three men are grappling with the lasting trauma of parental abuse.

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Chris Coons Remembers John McCain

Sun, 08/26/2018 - 9:16am

NPR's Melissa Block talks with Democratic Sen. Chris Coons, who remembers his colleague John McCain.

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Sunday Puzzle: The 2 Missing Letters

Sun, 08/26/2018 - 9:12am

Weekend Edition Puzzlemaster Will Shortz tries to stump NPR's Melissa Block and WUWM listener Andrew Laeuger of New Berlin, Wis.

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