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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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N.C. Congressional Seat In Limbo As Voter Fraud Investigation Continues

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 7:58am

In the race for North Carolina's 9th Congressional District, there's still no winner. Investigations into alleged election fraud are still ongoing. And now a court ruling has created even more chaos.

Categories: Syndicated

Latest From The Southern Border On DHS And Migrants

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 7:58am

Two migrant children have died in recent weeks after being held in CBP custody. In response, DHS has ordered medical checks on all kids in custody. Reporter Monica Ortiz Uribe joins us from El Paso.

Categories: Syndicated

Nicaraguan Government Cracks Down On Dissenters

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 7:58am

As Nicaragua cracks down on dissenters and journalists, the U.S. has imposed sanctions and the Organization of American States branded Daniel Ortega's leftist government a dictatorship.

Categories: Syndicated

'The Winters' Is A Modern Update Of 1938 Best-Seller 'Rebecca'

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 7:58am

The Winters is Lisa Gabriele's modern update of the 1938 novel Rebecca.

Categories: Syndicated

Journalist Dies In Self-Immolation, Prompting Protests In Tunisia

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 7:58am

NPR's Leila Fadel talks with Chaima Bouhlel about protests in Tunisia after the self-immolation of a journalist. Bouhlel is a former president of Al Bawsala, a local watchdog group.

Categories: Syndicated

Congolese Head To Polls, Except In Some Ebola-Hit Areas

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 7:58am

Congolese finally vote today in a long-delayed presidential election, the first democratic transfer of power in a country plagued by violence. Voting was postponed again in Ebola-hit areas.

Categories: Syndicated

Days Before Democrats Take Over House, Trump Blames Them For Shutdown

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 7:58am

NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with national political correspondent Mara Liasson about the upcoming week in politics — including the potential political fallout of the continuing shutdown.

Categories: Syndicated

Workers Affected By Shutdown Talk About What It Means For Them

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 7:58am

Hundreds of thousands of federal workers are still in limbo because of the partial government shutdown. We hear from some of those people who've been personally affected.

Categories: Syndicated

Opinion: It's Time To Put 'Woke' To Sleep

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 7:58am

As each year comes to a close, many of us look forward to what we'll take on in the coming 12 months, but for 2019 maybe it's better to leave some things behind, including the word "woke."

Categories: Syndicated

When 'Cookiers' Take Holiday Cookie Decorating To A Whole New Level

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 8:01am

Many people enjoy baking holiday cookies, but cookie making and decorating have become a big business for companies and for private individuals who see it as a delicious art form.

(Image credit: Nina Keck/Vermont Public Radio)

Categories: Syndicated

Liz McComb Explores The Holiday Season In Latest Album

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 8:01am

"Merry Christmas" showcases classic songs and McComb's powerful voice. She tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about growing up singing and about Christmas at home in France.

Categories: Syndicated

A Mexican Girl Attached Her Christmas List To A Balloon. An Ariz. Man Found It

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 8:01am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Randy Heiss of Patagonia, Ariz., about a wish list attached to a balloon that had floated over the border from Mexico. He tracked down the little girl who sent it aloft.

Categories: Syndicated

What 'Unaccompanied Alien Children' Means

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 8:01am

The term is how the government describes some immigrant children, but it isn't always the best way to describe the children or the circumstances of their migration.

Categories: Syndicated

An Argument Against Life Sentences, Especially For Juvenile Defendants

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 8:01am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Robert Holbrook, who was given a life sentence, and Ashley Nellis, co-author of the book "The Meaning of Life: The Case for Abolishing Life Sentences."

Categories: Syndicated

The Reaction In Afghanistan To Trump's Troop Withdrawal

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 8:01am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Afghan policy analyst Najib Sharifi about the regional reaction to President Trump's decision to pull thousands of U.S. troops from that country.

Categories: Syndicated

Allies In Syria Concerned Over ISIS Or Turkey Invasion After U.S. Troops Leave

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 8:01am

NPR's Ruth Sherlock reports that on the surface, things appear to be normal after President Trump decided to pull U.S. troops. But underneath, there is fear and anger about what be next.

Categories: Syndicated

Recapping The Week In Politics

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 8:01am

The government is shut down, the markets have tanked, the secretary of defense has quit — and Christmas is around the corner. NPR reporter Mara Liasson sorts through the developments.

Categories: Syndicated

These 2 Girl Scouts Meet Again

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 8:01am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro reconnects with two people from our Missed Connection series, Laurie Luna and Linda Walker, to see how they are doing after they were reunited.

Categories: Syndicated

Amazon Strikes A Deal With Apple, But Cuts Out Independent Sellers

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 8:01am

Many independent businesses use Amazon to sell goods. But thanks to a new deal between Amazon and Apple, some small businesses selling used Apple products are unable to sell through Amazon.

Categories: Syndicated

The Composer With A Growing Fan Club Among Directors

Sun, 12/23/2018 - 8:01am

Two of the buzziest movies this year, "If Beale Street Could Talk" and "Vice," have this in common: composer Nicholas Britell.

Categories: Syndicated