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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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1 Year And Counting Since Robert Mueller Began The Russia Probe

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:27am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to New York Times reporter Mark Mazzetti about what's known about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia and Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.

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Texas Community Mourns Loved Ones Lost In School Shooting

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:27am

Weekend Edition remembers some of the victims who died in the Santa Fe High School shooting on Friday in Santa Fe, Texas.

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Houston Police Chief 'Hit Rock Bottom' After Santa Fe Shooting

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:27am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to chief Art Acevedo, who went on Facebook to express his frustration with the debate over gun control following the deadly school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas.

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China Is A Fast-Growing Presence In The World Of Cinema

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:27am

China has more movie screens than the U.S. and is expected to exceed all of North America in box-office revenues and audiences by 2020. Its influence was evident at the Cannes Film Festival.

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Associated Press And Fox News Launch Project To Replace Exit Polls

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:27am

Fox News and AP say they'll conduct an election voter survey designed to replace the traditional in-person exit poll. This follows the 2016 election in which pollsters were criticized for inaccuracy.

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Ex-Gymnast Kyle Stephens Reacts To MSU's Larry Nassar Settlement

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:27am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Kyle Stephens about her reaction to the $500 million settlement between Michigan State University and the hundreds of victims of disgraced doctor Larry Nassar.

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Venezuelans Voters To Decide If President Maduro Gets Another Term

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:27am

Voters go to the polls Sunday in Venezuela, where there's runaway inflation and shortages of food and medicine. The opposition is boycotting the vote and President Maduro is expected to win.

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17-Year-Old Suspect Held Without Bail In Texas School Shooting

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:27am

As authorities piece together details about Friday's deadly school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, people are discussing the state's long heritage of guns and gun rights.

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'We Kept The Music Going': Bernard Purdie On Drumming For Aretha And More

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:27am

One of the hardest-working drummers in the history of recorded music, Purdie has appeared on thousands of albums. He tells Lulu Garcia-Navarro that at least one of his iconic grooves was an accident.

(Image credit: Azumi Oe/Courtesy of the artist)

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Sunday Puzzle: Not As Advertised

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:27am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and puzzlemaster Will Shortz play the puzzle with Elizabeth Lampert of Scarsdale, N.Y.

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Friedman Of 'New York Times' Sorts Through Foreign Policy News

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:27am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to New York Times columnist and author Thomas Friedman about foreign policy, including the latest on a planned summit between North Korea and President Trump.

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Royal Wedding Was Filled With Symbolism Of African-American History

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:27am

During his sermon at the royal wedding, the Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry of Chicago, the first African-American leader of the Episcopal Church, spoke about the power of selfless, sacrificial love.

(Image credit: Owen Humphreys/AP)

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Chile's Bishops Offer To Resign After Sex Abuse Cover Up

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 7:27am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Ines San Martin, a Vatican reporter with the news site Crux, about all 34 Catholic bishops offering to resign following a massive sex abuse scandal in Chile.

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Rita Moreno To 'My Gente': Be Proud Of Who You Are, And Don't Give Up

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 7:54am

Moreno is being honored by the Ellis Honor Society for her work with immigrant communities. She talks to NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about her career, her advocacy, and progress in the Latino community.

(Image credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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'Heroic, But He's No Hero': Revisiting Football Great Jim Brown

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 7:54am

Dave Zirin's new biography portrays a black liberation activist with a conservative streak, a man with an alleged history of violence against women and maybe the greatest running back in NFL history.

(Image credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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You Were Right, Mom

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 7:54am

Looking back this Mother's Day, it seems that the advice our mothers gave us was exactly spot on, as listeners tell us.

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'Little Women' Gets Another Adaptation

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 7:54am

Heidi Thomas adapted Little Women for the new PBS take on the beloved story. She tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro that both men and women will identify with the story of the family.

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Fact-Checking What John Kelly Said About Immigration

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 7:54am

Tomas Jimenez, a sociology professor at Stanford, tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro that recent arrivals assimilate just as fast as previous generations.

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Israel's Netta Wins Eurovision

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 7:54am

The finals of the annual Eurovision Song Contest was held Saturday night in Lisbon.

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Challenging Family Conversations On Mother's Day

Sun, 05/13/2018 - 7:54am

We all struggle with how to talk with our family about race and identity. We have advice for parents about these challenging conversations.

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