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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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Africans React To Trump's Vulgar Comment

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 8:02am

Africans across the continent reacted with a mixture of horror and humor when President Trump used a vulgar term to describe their countries.

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Rich Lowry Says 'Country Of Origin Matters'

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 8:02am

President Trump is under fire after expressing a preference for immigrants that come from certain countries. Rich Lowry of National Review tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro that he has a point.

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Ken Starr On Investigating A President

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 8:02am

Kenneth Starr led the investigation of President Clinton in the 1990s. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with the former independent counsel about Robert Mueller's investigation of President Trump.

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Rep. Pete Aguilar On DACA

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 8:02am

Democratic Rep. Pete Aguilar of California has been working on bipartisan legislation on DACA and border security. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Aguilar discuss the bill that is now in limbo.

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What Happens When Your DACA Work Permit Expires

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 8:02am

Tolu Aleshinloye, a college graduate, didn't learn she was in the country illegally until she was an adult. She tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro she'll lose her job because her DACA status is expiring.

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What Your Smart Devices Know About You

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 8:02am

Voice-activated devices, such as Alexa and Google Home, always have their microphones on. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Brian Barrett, a writer for Wired, what happens to the information they gather.

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Author Edwidge Danticat On The Immigrant Experience

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 8:02am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Haitian-American author Edwidge Danticat about her experience as a Haitian immigrant after President Trump referred to her country using a vulgar term.

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Sunday Puzzle: A Twisted Ending

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 8:02am

The New York Times crossword editor and Weekend Edition puzzlemaster Will Shortz presents this week's puzzle to Robert Switzer of West Hollywood, Calif., and NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

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Pennsylvania National Guard Deploys To The Middle East

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 8:02am

Soldiers in Harrisburg, Penn., are saying goodbye to their families as they deploy to the Middle East. It's the first time this National Guard unit has deployed since the Korean War.

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The Call-In: The Nursing Industry

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 8:02am

Depending on where you live, nurses can be in short supply. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Peter Buerhaus, a nursing professor at Montana State University, about the changing nursing industry.

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A Border Town's Mayor On Immigration

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 8:02am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Rio Grande City Mayor Joel Villarreal about what this week's DACA and border security conversations mean for this city on the U.S.-Mexico border.

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The GOP's Latino Outreach

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 8:02am

The conservative LIBRE Initiative lobbies on behalf of Latino groups. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with LIBRE's Daniel Garza about what the current immigration debate means to his members.

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What To Make Of Trump's 'Stable Genius' Tweet

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 8:06am

A new book questions President Trump's fitness for office, and reveals turmoil in the White House. Michael Warren of the conservative Weekly Standard talks to Lulu Garcia-Navarro about the past week.

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Pennsylvania Coal Mine To Close

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 8:06am

In southwestern Pennsylvania, another coal mine is closing. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to county supervisor Blair Zimmerman about what this means for his community.

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A Tenn. Man Recently Discovered The Largest Prime Number Known To Humankind

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 8:06am

This past week, John Pace of Germantown, Tenn., made a massive discovery. He found the largest prime number known to humankind. It's more than 23 million digits long.

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Predicting Death In 'The Immortalists'

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 8:06am

The siblings in Chloe Benjamin's new book, The Immortalists, are told the date they will die. The knowledge changes their lives in fundamental ways. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with the author.

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Night Light Increasing Around The World

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 8:06am

A new study of satellite data shows how nighttime light has been steadily increasing in recent years. This is happening despite new forms of lighting that were supposed to lower energy consumption.

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Puerto Ricans Celebrate Three Kings Day In Frigid New England

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 8:06am

Three Kings Day has a special meaning this year for Puerto Ricans in Hartford, Conn., as families displaced by Hurricane Maria celebrate the holiday in a new, much colder place.

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The Benefits Of A Dry January

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 8:06am

In the new year, some people give up drinking for a month. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Dr. Rajiv Jalan, professor at University College of London, about the science behind it.

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A Young Mayor Assesses His First Year In Office

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 8:06am

Levar Stoney, the 36-year-old mayor of Richmond, Va., discusses his first year in office and the challenges he's faced.

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