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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.
Updated: 1 hour 42 min ago

Mysterious Stones Found In Colo. May Have Been Ancient Musical Instruments

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:21am

Researchers thought the rounded stones found in the desert — clearly shaped by human hands — were used to grind nuts or seeds. But archaeologist Marilyn Martorano says they are actually lithophones.

(Image credit: Brad Turner/CPR)

Categories: Syndicated

Adam Rippon On His Post-Olympic Life

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:21am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Olympic bronze medalist Adam Rippon about being a role model in the LGBTQ community.

(Image credit: Becky Harlan/NPR)

Categories: Syndicated

Florence Update From Wilmington

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:21am

Heavy rains from Florence are causing flash flooding and road closures in North Carolina.

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Education Department Wades Into Rutgers Case Involving Critics Of Israel

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:21am

The Education Department has adopted a definition of anti-Semitism that will allow it to go after anti-Israel student groups. The Wall Street Journal's Michelle Hackman talks with Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

Categories: Syndicated

North Carolina Firefighter On Responding To Storm

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:21am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Matthew Van Nortwick, a senior firefighter for the city of Washington, N.C., about rescue operations in the area.

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Midterm Elections Preview

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:21am

The primaries are over, so where does the battle for control of Congress stand now with less than two months until the November midterms?

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U.S. And Cuba Ties Strained Over Mysterious Health Attacks

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:21am

Cuba is asking the U.S. to stop describing bizarre health incidents as attacks saying there's no evidence that Americans have been targeted with some sort of sonic device.

Categories: Syndicated

Typhoon Hits Hong Kong And Southern China

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:21am

A fierce typhoon has hit Hong Kong and now southern China. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Wall Street Journal reporter Dan Strumpf in Hong Kong.

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Florence Deluge Continues In North Carolina

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:21am

The rains from Florence are showing little signs of slowing. And that has officials in North Carolina very concerned about flooding, mudslides and more deaths.

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A Peaceful Post-Apocalyptic Story In 'I Think We're Alone Now'

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:21am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro discusses the apocalypse film I Think We're Alone Now with director Reed Morano and star Peter Dinklage.

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BirdCast: Predicting Bird Migrations

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:21am

Scientists have developed a forecast model for predicting mass bird migrations, based in part on weather patterns.

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Why A High Schooler Started Covering The Supreme Court

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:21am

Anna Salvatore is a 16-year-old from New Jersey who has started a popular blog for high school students about the U.S. Supreme Court. She talks with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

Categories: Syndicated

North Carolina Mayor On Florence Response

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:21am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Mayor Mitch Colvin of Fayetteville, N.C. about the storm's impact on the city.

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New Hurdle For Those Seeking U.S. Green Cards And Visas

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:21am

The Trump administration has instituted a policy in which visa applicants to the U.S. are given less leeway in the application process. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with lawyer Pierre Bonnefil.

Categories: Syndicated

The White House Response To Florence

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:21am

We preview the week ahead in politics — including possible new U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods and a committee vote on Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

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Sunday Puzzle: TBA

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:21am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and puzzlemaster Will Shortz try to stump Sonya Sandoval of Payson, Ariz.

(Image credit: NPR)

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She Thought Her Family Was Middle Class, Not Broke In The Richest Country On Earth

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:21am

In Heartland, author Sarah Smarsh explores what working class looks like in the United States while reflecting upon her own life experiences growing up in the Midwest.

(Image credit: Scribner)

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The Lore Of Bigfoot Lives On At North Carolina Bigfoot Festival

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 8:34am

In western North Carolina, people from across the country came to Marion's first Bigfoot festival. The highlight was a Bigfoot-calling contest and a Bigfoot-knocking competition.

(Image credit: David Ford/WFDD)

Categories: Syndicated

Female Breakout 'Captain Marvel' Screenwriter Is Disrupting The Superheroine Trope

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 8:30am

Geneva Robertson-Dworet, who wrote Marvel's first female-led film, doesn't want to be a rarity in Hollywood. To advance these dynamic roles, her suggestion is simple: Hire more women.

(Image credit: Jordan Strauss/Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

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'Primary Colors' Author Joe Klein On Anonymous Op-Ed

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 8:29am

Joe Klein, who published the novel Primary Colors anonymously in 1996, discusses the anonymous author of The New York Times op-ed that's shaken Washington.

Categories: Syndicated