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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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New Study Sheds Light On Depression In Teens And Parents

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 8:09am

There is a new study on the effect treating teens for depression has on their parents. It suggests just treating teens has benefits for parents.

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Summer Music From Alt.Latino

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 8:09am

It's rock, it's hip hop, it's sung in English ... can it still be "Latin music"? Music and cultural identity intersect in surprising ways in this week's list of tunes shared by Alt.Latino.

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A Guantanamo Guard And A Detainee Reunite In Mauritania

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 8:09am

Former Army Sgt. Steve Wood recently took a trip to share a meal in Mauritania with Mohamedou Ould Slahi. Wood was a guard at Guantanamo and Slahi was a prisoner. They talk with Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

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Engaging African-American Voters In Wisconsin

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 8:09am

Wisconsin Democrats are trying to re-elect Sen. Tammy Baldwin and unseat Gov. Scott Walker. African-Americans are a key part of the coalition necessary to do so.

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Terminally Ill Man Awarded $289 Million In Lawsuit Against Monsanto

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 8:09am

A California jury says Monsanto is liable for former groundskeeper Dewayne Johnson's terminal illness and should pay him $289 million.

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What To Expect This Week In The Manafort Trial

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 8:09am

The tax and bank fraud trial of Paul Manafort is about to enter its third week.

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White Supremacists, Counterprotesters Set To Converge At Lafayette Square

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 8:09am

We take stock of the scene the morning before a planned rally of white supremacists and counterprotesters near the White House.

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One Year After Charlottesville

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 8:09am

This weekend marks a year since a violent rally by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Va.

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The Cream Puffs Of Wisconsin

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 8:09am

The giant cream puff is the star of the Wisconsin State Fair. On a recent visit to the fair, we got a chance to see how they are made — and make one our own.

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Twin Private Investigators In 'This Body's Not Big Enough For The Both Of Us'

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 8:09am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Edgar Cantero about his book This Body's Not Big Enough for Both of Us. It stars A.Z. Kimrean, a brother and a sister — twins — trapped in the same body.

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Protests Over ICE Detention Of Wisconsin Latino Activist

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 8:09am

This past week in Racine, Wis., ICE arrested Ricardo Fierro, a community leader. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Fierro friend and fellow activist Janet Serrano about the effects of the arrest.

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Let's Hear It For Iceberg Lettuce

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 8:09am

Food critics and food eaters alike have often expressed disdain for iceberg lettuce. Helen Rosner, a food writer for The New Yorker, does not share the feeling.

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NASA Launches Spacecraft Toward The Sun

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 8:09am

This morning, NASA launched the Parker Solar Probe. The probe will attempt to get closer to the sun than any other human-made object.

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Politics Roundup: Charlottesville And Trump

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 8:09am

President Trump's response to the deadly rally in Charlottesville is still resonating today, a year later.

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In 'Orchid And The Wasp,' An Unapologetic Heroine Who's No Gentle Flower

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 8:29am

Caoilinn Hughes's new novel introduces a young Irish woman named Gael Foess, who is both exploitative and highly effective. The author says her protagonist is unlikable on purpose.

(Image credit: Hogarth)

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The Story Of Sand In 'The World In A Grain'

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 8:29am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with author Vince Beiser about his new book, The World in a Grain. The book tells the story of sand and the crucial role it plays in our lives.

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Black Pastors And Trump

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 8:29am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Eugene Scott, identity politics reporter for The Washington Post, about the public backlash against black pastors who met with President Trump.

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NASA Announces New Astronauts For Commercial Flights

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 8:29am

NASA has selected the astronauts who will fly on the first commercial space flights.

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70 Years Of Life In Mosul

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 8:29am

An Iraqi man looks back on seven decades in the city of Mosul, recalling the times of turmoil and horror but also savoring the city's better days.

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A 'Muslim Wave' Of Candidates In Michigan

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 8:29am

In Michigan, several Muslim candidates will be on the ballot in Tuesday's primary elections. BuzzFeed's Hannah Allam talks with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about their campaigns.

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