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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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How A Justice Stays Fit: 'The RBG Workout'

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 7:52am

How does one of America's most powerful octogenarians keep fit? Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg credits personal trainer Bryant Johnson, author of The RBG Workout. We meet him in the gym.

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'Ask A Muslim Anything'

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 7:52am

Robert Azzi is a Lebanese-American from New Hampshire. He's holding town hall meetings he calls "Ask a Muslim Anything" to explain his faith to his neighbors.

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What's Behind The Jump In STD Rates

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 7:52am

A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows an alarming spike in STD cases. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with David Harvey of the National Coalition of STD Directors.

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The Boom In Political Podcasting

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 7:52am

These days everyone has a political podcast. Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with podcasters Michael Graham and Emily Bazelon, who review some of the new political podcasts on the left and right.

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In 1960s New York, Witchy Women Learn 'The Rules Of Magic'

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 7:52am

In Alice Hoffman's prequel to Practical Magic, two sisters uncover their family's supernatural gifts and curses while growing up in the city.

(Image credit: Jennifer Kerrigan/NPR)

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Enrolling In The ACA Is A Little Harder This Year

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 7:52am

The Trump administration has told regional health directors not to participate in state enrollment events for the Affordable Care Act. Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with former HHS official Emily Barson.

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The Bipartisan Response On Bump Stocks

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 7:52am

Has the mass shooting in Las Vegas moved the intractable debate over gun laws? Both parties may have some agreement over regulating a gun accessory.

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The Frequent Mass Shootings You Don't Hear About

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 7:52am

Just hours before the events in Las Vegas, three people were killed and two wounded in Lawrence, Kan. Leslie Soden, the mayor of Lawrence, talks with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

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What Happened When The Gunshots Started

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 7:52am

Over the past week, NPR has talked to survivors and first responders, piecing together the events of the massacre in Las Vegas one week ago.

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Out Of Bounds: Jen Welter On Breaking Barriers In Football

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 7:52am

Jen Welter is the first woman to ever coach in the NFL and she's out with a new book called Play Big. She talks to NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about her time in the NFL and its controversies.

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The Financial Cost Of Getting Shot

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 7:52am

Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Dr. Joseph Sakran, who co-authored a study that found hospitals charge gunshot victims anywhere from $5,000 to $100,000.

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The Future Of Farming In Puerto Rico

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 7:52am

Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico's farms. Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Ricardo Fernández of Puerto Rico Farm Credit about what happened and how farmers are recovering from the storm.

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What It Means To 'Decertify' The Iran Deal

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 7:52am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Barbara Slavin of the Atlantic Council about the potential repercussions should President Trump "decertify" the Iran nuclear deal.

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Flooding In Mississippi As Nate Makes Landfall

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 7:52am

Hurricane Nate made landfall in Mississippi early Sunday, before being downgraded to a tropical storm. It caused flooding in Biloxi.

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Sunday Puzzle: Capital Letters

Sun, 10/08/2017 - 7:52am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Will Shortz, New York Times crossword editor and Weekend Edition's Puzzle Master, play this week's puzzle with Phil Jacknis of Dix Hills, N.Y.

(Image credit: NPR)

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In 'Our Souls At Night,' Robert Redford And Jane Fonda Stage A Twilight Reunion

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 8:08am

Fifty years after playing newlyweds in Barefoot In The Park, the actors portray a different pair of bedfellows in a film adaptation of a Kent Haruf novel.

(Image credit: Kerry Brown/Netflix)

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Jeffrey Eugenides Calls Short Stories 'Maddening' — And Now He Has A Collection

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 8:08am

"You get it going and then you have to shut it down," Eugenides says. "And I am a novelist by inclination." His new short story collection is called Fresh Complaint.

(Image credit: Jennifer Kerrigan/NPR)

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Shania Twain On Starting Over In 'Now'

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 8:08am

Shania Twain is coming out with her first record in 15 years. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to the country-pop singer about her new album Now.

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Pussy Riot's Masha Alyokhina Recounts Time In Prison In 'Riot Days'

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 8:08am

Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Masha Alyokhina, a member of the band Pussy Riot, who was sentenced to two years in prison after playing a protest song in a Moscow cathedral in 2012.

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Yosemite Officials Worried About Safety After Rock Slides

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 8:08am

Two major rock slides off California's El Capitan mountain have climbers in Yosemite National Park worried. One person died this past week and another was injured.

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