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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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Utah's 'Tandoori Taqueria' Brings Unexpected Indian Spice To Cowboy Country

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 11:09am

Taco shops are easier to find in rural Utah than Indian restaurants. The Tandoori Taqueria fuses both cuisines and it's doing brisk business in the middle of cowboy country.

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The Potential Causes Of Odd Plane Behavior

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 8:37am

Airplane passengers often crave certain flavors and cry more readily. It could be that air pressure and noise are to blame.

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Thousands Lose Power In New York City

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 8:21am

Manhattan's Upper West Side was hit with a power outage Saturday night, leaving some stranded in subway tunnels and causing traffic jams.

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Sunday Puzzle: Lucky Number 7

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 8:21am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Puzzlemaster Will Shortz play the puzzle this week with KQED listener Steven Bailey of San Francisco.

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For Bethany Hamilton, Surfing Is 'An Escape From All The Chaos On Land'

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 8:21am

Hamilton was 13 years old when she lost her arm to a shark while surfing in Hawaii. She went on to surf some of the biggest waves in the world. Hamilton tells her story in the documentary Unstoppable.

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New Thriller 'The Chain' Has An Origin Almost As Exciting As Its Plot

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 8:21am

Novelist Adrian McKinty had several books and prestigious awards under his belt — but no one was buying, and he'd given up writing to drive an Uber when a blog post led to some new opportunities.

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Spacesuit Worn By Neil Armstrong Continues To Inspire

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 8:21am

The spacesuit Neil Armstrong wore on the moon is iconic and continues to be the standard for crafting space garb.

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Barry Soaks Parts Of Louisiana

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 8:21am

Tropical Storm Barry continues to churn slowly across Louisiana. It's brought rains across a wide area from Florida to Louisiana and more is still to come as the storm moves to the north.

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ICE Raids Planned To Begin

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 8:21am

President Trump says immigration raids are planned for Sunday in cities across the country. The administration is reported to be targeting a few thousand unauthorized immigrants.

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Experiences Attempting Adoption: 'Excuse Me, May I Raise Your Child?'

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 8:21am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with author and journalist Farai Chideya about her experiences attempting adoption. She writes about it in a piece titled "Excuse Me, May I Raise Your Child?"

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Placing Facebook's $5 Billion Fine In Context

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 8:21am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks The Verge editor-in-chief Nilay Patel about Facebook's $5 billion fine levied by the Federal Trade Commission.

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Sunday Politics

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 8:21am

This is the week that the next debate lineup for Democrats is announced.

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Former Acting ICE Director On Raids

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 8:21am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Ronald Vitiello, former acting director of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency under President Trump, about the administration's immigration policies.

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Evaluating The Effectiveness Of Boycotts

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 8:21am

Americus Reed II, a professor of marketing at the Wharton School of Business, tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about the effectiveness of consumer campaigns to pressure brands.

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Election Security Legislation Stalled On Capitol Hill

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 8:21am

Legislation to secure federal elections is languishing in the Senate despite bipartisan concern over foreign interference.

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Progressive Activists And A Few 2020 Democrats Gather At Netroots Nation

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 8:21am

Democratic presidential candidates addressed thousands of progressive activists and organizers at the Netroots Nation conference in Philadelphia Saturday.

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Syria Update

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 8:21am

Marwa Awad of the U.N. World Food Programme tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about the conditions in Syria and about her tenure there.

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Puerto Rico Governor Faces Calls To Resign Over Messages

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 8:21am

The governor of Puerto Rico is facing calls to resign after the release of contents of messages with government officials which include insults and profanity.

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Remembering João Gilberto

Sun, 07/07/2019 - 8:09am

Brazilian musician João Gilberto has died. We have this appreciation.

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Jack Fairweather On The 'Secret Mission To Destroy Auschwitz'

Sun, 07/07/2019 - 8:09am

Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Jack Fairweather about his new book, The Volunteer, which chronicles a Polish man who volunteered to go to Auschwitz in order to start a resistance movement there.

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