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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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Sunday Puzzle: Capital Cities

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:26am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro plays the Sunday puzzle with puzzle master Will Shortz and puzzle winner Gail White.

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David Lynch On 'Room To Dream'

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks David Lynch about Room to Dream, the director's new memoir.

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The Controversy Over Maple Syrup

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

There's a controversy over how to label the sugar naturally found in maple syrup. The Food and Drug Administration says it should be labeled as "added sugar." Maple syrup producers are balking.

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Peru's World Cup Team

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

Peru's underdog World Cup squad lost Saturday to Denmark but has a chance of victory Thursday against France.

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An Update On An Asylum-Seeker

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

An update, after this week's new immigration restrictions, on an asylum seeker Weekend Edition has been following for the past year.

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Missouri Conservatives And Immigration

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

Ed Martin, former Missouri GOP chairman, tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro how grassroots conservatives may lean on lawmakers as they consider immigration proposals in the House.

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Republican Voters And Immigration

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

GOP strategist Luis Alvarado tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro how Republicans in districts with large immigrant populations will navigate the November elections.

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Sally Hemings Gets New Attention At Monticello

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

Thomas Jefferson owned hundreds of slaves over the course of his life, something long unacknowledged at his Virginia plantation, Monticello. That's changing.

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Politics Week Ahead: Trump's Immigration Policies

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

The Trump administration is feeling political heat for its policy of separating migrant children and parents.

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Drought And Fire Threat Lead To Forest Closings

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

Forest officials closed the San Juan National Forest in southwest Colorado because of "historic levels" of fire danger. The closure will affect local tourism economies.

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Virtual Advisers Help Out With College Admissions

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

Nearly 1 in 4 high-achieving, low-income students apply to college completely on their own. A nonprofit aims to help them by connecting them to remote advisers.

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What Splits Republicans

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to conservative political strategist Steve Schmidt about the current state of the GOP.

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A Photojournalist At The Border

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Getty Images photographer John Moore, whose photo of a toddler crying at the Texas border went viral this week.

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What We Learned From Dad

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

This Father's Day, we celebrate what our dads have taught us, from how to run to being a good listener.

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Former U.S. Ambassador To Mexico Calls Trump's Immigration Policies 'Un-American'

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

Roberta Jacobson, who resigned as ambassador in May, says the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration agenda is "draconian."

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Maine Voters To Use Ranked-Choice Voting

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 7:54am

Maine voters will use a different style of ballot when they go to the polls on Tuesday. They'll get to rank their choices in the country's first statewide use of ranked choice voting.

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Craig Johnson On 'Alex Strangelove'

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 7:54am

Alex Strangelove is Craig Johnson's new movie about a high schooler discovering he might not be straight. Johnson tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro that his own life inspired him to write the script.

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Mobster 'Cadillac Frank' On Trial

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 7:54am

Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme is on trial for the 1993 murder of a nightclub manager.

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Denuclearizing North Korea: Easier Said Than Done

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 7:54am

Korea expert Victor Cha of the Center for Strategic and International Studies tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro what he expects from the meeting of President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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Trump's Weekend: The G-7 And Singapore

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 7:54am

President Trump's time abroad is demonstrating an approach to the world that is a stark departure from normal U.S. diplomacy.

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