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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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The Democrats' Direction

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:57am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Democratic strategists Jeff Weaver and Jennifer Palmieri about the direction of the Democratic Party ahead of midterm elections.

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Pennsylvania Priests Respond To Abuse Report

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:57am

At Saturday evening Mass in Pennsylvania, Catholic priests had the opportunity to address from the pulpit accusations of massive clergy sexual abuse.

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Aretha Franklin's Gospel Music Connection

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:57am

Aretha Franklin's album Amazing Grace was recorded in 1972 at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in south-central Los Angeles after riots devastated the area.

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Ada Limon On Poetry Collection, 'The Carrying'

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:57am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Ada Limon about The Carrying, Limon's fifth collection of poetry.

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Meet India's 94-Year-Old 'Sexpert'

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:57am

In India, a country with almost no sexual education, a 94-year-old man's newspaper column called "Ask the Sexpert" is a leading source of information.

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Mountain Gets A Downgrade To A Hill

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:57am

A mountain in Wales has been downgraded to a hill after a new satellite survey.

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The First Indigenous Miss Panama

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:57am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Rosa Montezuma about being the first indigenous woman to be crowned Miss Panama.

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Oil And Gas Drilling Could Endanger U.S. Archaeological Sites

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:57am

A loophole in Pennsylvania law lets companies drill oil and gas wells in farms and fields where Native American and Colonial artifacts are buried.

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Steve Bannon Returns With New Film

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:57am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks New York Times reporter Jeremy Peters about the reemergence of former Trump advisor Steve Bannon.

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Update On Deported Honduran Father

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:57am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks reporter James Fredrick and deported Honduran immigrant John for an update on John's life in Honduras and about his daughter, Marisol, who's still in the U.S.

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Politics Sunday: Don McGahn, Mueller, Brennan

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 7:57am

While President Trump has been attacking the special counsel, Trump's White House counsel granted what is reported to be lengthy voluntary testimony.

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Washington Prepares For White Supremacist Rally

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 4:33pm

An update on the march by white supremacists in Washington D.C.

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For Wisconsin's Dairy Farmers, Tariffs Could Reshape The Race For The Senate

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 8:31am

Retaliatory tariffs on dairy may put dairy farmers in Wisconsin, a state won by Donald Trump in 2016, up for political grabs in this year's midterm elections.

(Image credit: Coburn Dukehart/Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism)

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'The Line That Held Us': Noir In Appalachia

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 8:09am

Novelist David Joy, whose books chronicle the rural, working-class South of his own milieu, has penned a new book where a hunting accident triggers a thriller of violent vengeance.

(Image credit: Samantha Clark/NPR)

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Sunday Puzzle: 4 Of A Kind

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 8:09am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Weekend Edition puzzle master Will Shortz play the puzzle this week with special guest, NPR's Scott Simon.

(Image credit: NPR)

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New Study Sheds Light On Depression In Teens And Parents

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 8:09am

There is a new study on the effect treating teens for depression has on their parents. It suggests just treating teens has benefits for parents.

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Summer Music From Alt.Latino

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 8:09am

It's rock, it's hip hop, it's sung in English ... can it still be "Latin music"? Music and cultural identity intersect in surprising ways in this week's list of tunes shared by Alt.Latino.

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A Guantanamo Guard And A Detainee Reunite In Mauritania

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 8:09am

Former Army Sgt. Steve Wood recently took a trip to share a meal in Mauritania with Mohamedou Ould Slahi. Wood was a guard at Guantanamo and Slahi was a prisoner. They talk with Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

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Engaging African-American Voters In Wisconsin

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 8:09am

Wisconsin Democrats are trying to re-elect Sen. Tammy Baldwin and unseat Gov. Scott Walker. African-Americans are a key part of the coalition necessary to do so.

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Terminally Ill Man Awarded $289 Million In Lawsuit Against Monsanto

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 8:09am

A California jury says Monsanto is liable for former groundskeeper Dewayne Johnson's terminal illness and should pay him $289 million.

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