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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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Private D.C. School Talks To Students About Healthy Relationships

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 7:53am

NPR's Renee Montagne asks Georgetown Day School guidance counselor Amy Killy about advising students at the prestigious Washington, D.C., high school about sexual assault.

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Alternative Influence: Broadcasting The Reactionary Right On YouTube

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 7:53am

NPR's Renee Montagne speaks with Becca Lewis of the research institute Data & Society about her recent study on right-wing influencers on YouTube.

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After Hurricane Florence, Animal Shelters Are Inundated With Lost Pets

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 7:53am

As the Florence recovery effort continues, volunteers from across the South are helping care for the dogs and cats separated from their owners. The goal: reunite as many pets and people as possible.

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Why Thomas Confirmation Hearings Resonate Now More Than Ever

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 7:53am

Throughout the turmoil in Washington, D.C., over the Brett Kavanaugh nomination, the historical backdrop has been the 1991 confrontation between Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas and Anita Hill.

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While In Las Vegas, Trump Reaches Out To Latino Voters

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 7:53am

The Senate race between GOP incumbent Sen. Dean Heller and Democratic challenger Rep. Jacky Rosen, is one to watch this November. Appealing to the Latino vote will be crucial to whoever wins.

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Meet Nevada's 'Trump Of Pahrump'

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 7:53am

Brothel owner Dennis Hof is running for Nevada state legislature. He says President Trump broke the mold and made someone like him, an "anti-establishment" candidate, palatable to voters.

(Image credit: John Locher/AP)

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The Week In Politics: Brett Kavanaugh, Rod Rosenstein

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 7:53am

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has been the main story but this past week also saw conflicting reports that the deputy attorney general mused about wearing a wire while talking to Trump.

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Las Vegas Chocolatier Is Passionate About Tempering Chocolate

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 7:53am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Melissa Coppel about the art of creating the perfect molded bonbon, and about teaching aspiring chefs this disappearing skill.

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After Decades Of Research, MRE Menu Now Includes Pizza

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 7:53am

Army field rations have lacked pizza as an option until now. NPR's Renee Montagne asks food scientist Michelle Richardson how the Army finally produced a palatable pizza for troops in the field.

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'Luckiest Girl Alive' Author On Kavanaugh Nomination, MeToo Era

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 7:53am

NPR's Renee Montagne asks Jessica Knoll, author of Luckiest Girl Alive, about her experience with sexual assault and her thoughts on the accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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DHS Proposes Denying Green Cards To Immigrants Who Use Public Aid

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 7:53am

The Trump administration says that immigrants who seek public assistance and legal worker status could be denied green cards. Officials say they're trying to ensure immigrants are self-sufficient.

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'Weekend Edition' Host Lulu Garcia-Navarro Reports From Las Vegas

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 7:53am

This episode of Weekend Edition features some stories from Las Vegas, including a heated Senate race and recovery from last year's mass shooting.

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Secrets Of A Teenage WWII Spy In 'Transcription'

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 7:53am

The young protagonist of Kate Atkinson's latest historical novel finds herself working for British intelligence during the war — and suddenly confronting that experience years later.

(Image credit: Little, Brown)

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Sunday Puzzle: Make Me A Star

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 7:53am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and puzzlemaster Will Shortz play this week's puzzle with Bill Makosey of East Lansing, Mich.

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One Year After The Las Vegas Shooting, 2 Survivors Remember

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 7:53am

Two survivors of the Las Vegas shooting: A young man, shot in the lung, hid under a dead body and survived. A police officer who had never before fired his gun on active duty, now trains others.

(Image credit: Leila Fadel/NPR)

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Students Whose Families Are In The Grips Of The Opioid Epidemic Get Help At School

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 7:53am

On Cape Cod in Massachusetts, school districts are using addiction counselors to help kids and their teachers cope with the chaos and trauma of the opioid epidemic.

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There's No Stopping Toronto's 'Uber-Raccoon'

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 10:52am

Toronto is known for its raccoons' aggressive ability to get into garbage cans. The city spent millions trying to fight the gray menace — with mixed results.

(Image credit: David Cooper/Toronto Star via Getty Images)

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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)

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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)

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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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