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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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Del McCoury On Bluegrass And Life On The Road

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 8:10am

Bluegrass greats Del McCoury and Ronnie McCoury join NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro to talk about Del's new album, and life on the road with a band that's become like family.

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A Book Club Watches The Movie 'Book Club'

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 8:10am

Book Club stars four women of a "certain age" whose book club helps to reinvigorate their romantic lives. We tagged along with a real-life book club to see the film.

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The NFL's Rule New On Kneeling

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 8:10am

NFL owners announced this week that players must stand during the playing of the National Anthem. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Howard Bryant of ESPN and author of the book The Heritage.

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'With Honor' Group Works To Elect Veterans

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 8:10am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Rye Barcott, the co-founder and CEO of With Honor. The group supports military veterans running for Congress.

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An Ambassador On Leaving The Trump Administration

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 8:10am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with John Feeley, former U.S. ambassador to Panama, about why he left the Trump administration.

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Latest On The North Korea Summit

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 8:10am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Korea expert Jean Lee of the Wilson Center about the latest on North Korea and a meeting between Kim Jong Un and President Trump.

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Sunday Puzzle: Yo!

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 8:10am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and puzzlemaster Will Shortz play the puzzle with this week's winner Scott Meidroth from St. Louis.

(Image credit: NPR)

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'My Voice Should Be Heard': #MeToo And The Women Of Opera

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 8:10am

Three women — a soprano, a mezzo-soprano, and a vice president of opera programming — join NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro for a conversation about harassment and inequity in the opera world.

(Image credit: Shannon Finney/Courtesy of the artist)

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Parenting Advice From Uncle Sam

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 8:10am

Nervous mothers and dads once had only family and friends to turn to for advice on kids. Then, in 1912, the U.S. government created an agency devoted to children, and queries from moms poured in.

(Image credit: Francis Luis Mora/Library of Congress)

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On 'White Fear Being Weaponized' And How To Respond

Sun, 05/27/2018 - 8:03am

White people have called the police on black people in multiple incidents recently, despite no crimes being committed. Professor Khalil Muhammad thinks it's a problem with a complex history.

(Image credit: Kiichiro Sato/AP)

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The Voice Behind The 'Laurel' Or 'Yanny' Recording: Actor Jay Aubrey Jones

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:42am

Broadway and TV actor Jay Aubrey Jones recorded thousands of words for Vocabulary.com. But his pronunciation of the word "laurel" went viral for sounding to some people like "yanny."

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Podcast Hosts Answer Questions About Observing Ramadan At Work

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:27am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Makkah Ali and Ikhlas Saleem, co-hosts of the Identity Politics podcast, about what its like to observe Ramadan in the American workplace.

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Magdalena Skipper Is Named New Chief Of 'Nature'

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:27am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Magdalena Skipper, who the journal Nature has chosen as its new editor-in-chief. Skipper is the first woman to hold the post.

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Notable Presidential Pardons In American History

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:27am

President Trump began using his pardon power the first summer he was in office, and he has hinted at using them in a variety of sensitive cases that are now pending.

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How Does It Feel To Be A Palestinian Growing Up In Gaza?

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:27am

Nearly 2 million Palestinians are confined to living in Gaza. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Adnan Abu Hasna from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency about the current situation in Gaza.

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1 Year And Counting Since Robert Mueller Began The Russia Probe

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:27am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to New York Times reporter Mark Mazzetti about what's known about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia and Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.

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Texas Community Mourns Loved Ones Lost In School Shooting

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:27am

Weekend Edition remembers some of the victims who died in the Santa Fe High School shooting on Friday in Santa Fe, Texas.

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Houston Police Chief 'Hit Rock Bottom' After Santa Fe Shooting

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:27am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to chief Art Acevedo, who went on Facebook to express his frustration with the debate over gun control following the deadly school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas.

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China Is A Fast-Growing Presence In The World Of Cinema

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:27am

China has more movie screens than the U.S. and is expected to exceed all of North America in box-office revenues and audiences by 2020. Its influence was evident at the Cannes Film Festival.

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Associated Press And Fox News Launch Project To Replace Exit Polls

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:27am

Fox News and AP say they'll conduct an election voter survey designed to replace the traditional in-person exit poll. This follows the 2016 election in which pollsters were criticized for inaccuracy.

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