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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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Hondurans And Nicaraguans In The U.S. Anxious About Future Of Protected Status

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 8:06am

"Temporary protected status" for immigrants from Honduras and Nicaragua expires Monday and among those worrying about whether the Trump administration will renew it are hotel workers in Las Vegas.

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Oakland Center Finds Sickle Cell Treatment Success

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 8:06am

Discrimination can affect the treatment of African-Americans with sickle cell disease, leading to premature death. Here is a success story from an Oakland, Calif., center dedicated to treatment.

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Sexual Assault And Farmworkers

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 8:06am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Rosalinda Guillen, director of Community to Community and longtime farmworkers' rights activist, about sexual assault of agricultural laborers.

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Week In Politics: The DNC, Taxes, Russia Investigation

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 8:06am

House Republicans are pushing to overhaul the tax code as indictments rattle the White House and Democrats turn on each other.

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How Human Resources Handles Sexual Misconduct

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 8:06am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Laurie Ruettimann, a human resources consultant, about how organizations handle sexual misconduct.

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NPR's Sexual Harassment Scandal

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 8:06am

Top NPR News executive Mike Oreskes was forced out after allegations of sexual harassment. NPR CEO Jarl Mohn is under fire.

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How Russia Weaponized Social Media With 'Social Bots'

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 8:06am

Congress held hearings last week on how Russia used social media to interfere with the presidential campaign. One key tool they used was "bots," computer programs that act like real people online.

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A Messy Protagonist In 'Bonfire'

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 8:06am

In her debut novel Bonfire, Krysten Ritter's protagonist is complicated, much like the women Ritter is known for portraying. She tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about why she thinks that's important.

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The Property Brothers Flip A Page On Their TV Triumphs

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 8:06am

If you've ever watched HGTV, you've probably come across Drew and Jonathan Scott — the twins from Canada who are the darlings of home improvement. Their new book is called It Takes Two.

(Image credit: Courtesy of HGTV)

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Saudi Arabia Arrests 11 Princes

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 8:06am

Eleven princes were arrested in Saudi Arabia in what the kingdom calls a corruption sweep. Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with H.A. Hellyer of the Atlantic Council.

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Kurdish President Steps Down

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 3:46pm

Masoud Barzani, president of the Kurdish region of Iraq, is stepping down after 12 years in power. Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with NPR's Jane Arraf from the regional capital Erbil.

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Food Safety After Flooding

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 8:07am

Historic flooding in Texas after Hurricane Harvey has raised questions about food crops touched by flood waters, which the FDA says are not safe to eat. Some farmers argue that guidance is too broad.

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The AUMF: An Everlasting 'Zombie Authorization'

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 8:07am

Michael O'Hanlon of the Brookings Institution talks with Lulu Garcia-Navarro about whether it's time to replace the post-Sept. 11 authorization that's been used for anti-terror operations.

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When Politicians Block Critics On Social Media

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 8:07am

Free speech advocates are taking more elected officials to task for blocking followers on their social media accounts. Find out what happens when a local politician meets someone they've blocked.

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Sunday Politics: Taxes And The Trump Dossier

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 8:07am

Republican lawmakers are set to unveil their long-awaited tax overhaul bill this week. It's a key pillar of the GOP agenda, but many political and policy hurdles remain.

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An American Comic In Canada

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 8:07am

During a recent visit to Vancouver, NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talked with American comedian Erik Griffin about what performing stand-up has been like during the Trump administration.

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Puerto Rico Still Reeling After Hurricane

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 8:07am

Power remains out across most of the U.S. territory, only about 10 percent of public schools have reopened, and infighting has erupted over a $300 million reconstruction contract.

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Catalan Crisis Continues

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 8:07am

Spain is taking a hard line to stop the northeastern region of Catalonia from breaking away. Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Raphael Minder of The New York Times.

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Sunday Puzzle: It Doesn't Take A Know-It-All To Play This Game

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 8:07am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and New York Times crosswords editor Will Shortz play this week's puzzle with Michael Holmes of North Potomac, Md.

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Canada's Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Faces Opposition

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 8:07am

The Trans Mountain pipeline expansion would triple the amount of oil moved from Alberta's tar sands to the coast. Environmental groups and First Nations in the U.S. and Canada oppose the project.

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