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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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Former Meundo Band Member Opens Up About His Battle With Cancer

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 7:45am

It's been a decade since former member of Menudo, Draco Rosa, has released an album. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Rosa about 'Monte Sagrado' where he opens up about his battles with cancer.

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Are You Hosting Thanksgiving? We Want To Hear From You

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 7:45am

We have a new holiday advice series, "Help, I'm Hosting!" If you're hosting Thanksgiving, do you have a food-related dilemma? Or help with the big meal? Call 202-216-9217 or email, weekend@npr.org.

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The American Academy Of Pediatrics On Spanking Children: Don't Do It, Ever.

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 7:45am

The American Academy of Pediatrics has released new guidance on spanking children: Don't do it, ever. Dr. Jennifer Shu speaks with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about why the guidance is so strong now.

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The Role Of The Latino Vote In Nevada's Senate Race

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 7:45am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Jon Ralston, editor of The Nevada Independent, about the results of their high-profile Senate race and the role Latino voters played.

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The Cuban Vote In Florida

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 7:45am

The Latino vote is often talked about as if it's one thing, but most elections show us it's anything but. In Florida, the results aren't final, but we do know something about how Cubans voted there.

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Former FBI Agent Maps Out The Future Of The Justice Department

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 7:45am

President Trump has tapped Matthew Whitaker to lead the Justice Department. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Asha Rangappa, a former FBI Special Agent and lawyer, about what might be next.

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Recounts And Close Races

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 7:45am

Florida's races for governor and U.S. Senate are being recounted, as key races in Arizona, Georgia, California and other states remain unresolved five days after the midterm elections.

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Science Policy In Congress

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 7:45am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson, Democrat of Texas, to discuss what the midterm results mean for the House science committee.

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Death Toll Climbs In Northern California Fire

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 7:45am

A series of fires have left at least 25 dead. KQED's Sonja Hutson is near the 'Camp Fire' evacuation zone and gives us the latest updates.

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One Man's Journey Of Navigating President Trump's Immigration Policies

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 7:45am

We hear the story of a man who is caught at the intersection of President Trump's many immigration policies over the past two years.

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President Trump's Visit To France Creates Further Distance With European Allies

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 7:45am

It's been a wild time for President Trump post-midterms. After a combative week with the press, he went to France, where he separated himself further from European allies.

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Florida Heads For Recount In Senate And Governor Race

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 7:45am

Patricia Mazzei of The New York Times discusses the latest news in the Florida senate and governor's race recount.

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Paradise Fire Believed To Be The Worst Fire In California History

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 7:45am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Loren Lighthall, principal of Paradise High School. Paradise, California, has been devastated by what's believed to be the most destructive fire in state history.

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Sunday Puzzle: Let's Get Phonetical

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 7:45am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Weekend Edition Puzzlemaster Will Shortz play a word game with WNYC listener Eileen Appel of New York City.

(Image credit: NPR)

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'Jim Crow's Last Stand' In Louisiana May Fall To Ballot Measure

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:00am

Louisiana is one of only two states in the country that allow non-unanimous juries to convict defendants. A ballot measure will be voted on Tuesday that would amend the state's constitution.

(Image credit: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

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Cranberry Farmer Says Harvest Is Great, But Business Is Struggling To Survive

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:00am

Massachusetts cranberry growers are halfway through the harvest. It's been a good crop, but they're worried about low fruit prices. We visit with one farmer and discuss the struggling industry.

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Lulu's Log: The Legacy Of Kepler

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:00am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with NASA's Charlie Sobeck. He was the former manager of the Kepler Space Telescope mission and they discuss Kepler's legacy.

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A House District Republicans Could Flip

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:00am

Republicans are fighting an uphill battle to hold onto control of the House, but one seat they could pick up is an area in northern Minnesota, where President Trump won in 2016.

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One-Third Of Americans Believe A Foreign Country Could Impact Elections

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:00am

Americans will soon determine who controls Congress for the final two years of President Trump's first term. But polling says a large portion of Americans don't think elections are fair.

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Latino Republican Voters In Texas

Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:00am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Artemio Muniz, chairman of the Federation of Hispanic Republicans in Texas, about President Trump's rhetoric on immigration.

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