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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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Grappling With Identity In 'Fieldnotes On Ordinary Love'

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 8:25am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with poet and video game designer Keith S. Wilson about his new collection of poetry, Fieldnotes On Ordinary Love, which explores space, race and physics.

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TV Show Ends

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 8:25am

Tonight's Game of Thrones series finale has fans wondering how storylines will end, and how they'll cope with the end of the show.

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Academics Gather To Study Phish, Man

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 8:25am

A first-ever academic conference on the meaning and impact of the jam band Phish is happening this weekend in Oregon.

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#YouKnowMe: Twitter Users Share Abortion Experiences

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 8:25am

Twitter users revealed their abortion experiences under the tag #YouKnowMe after actress and late-night host Busy Philipps shared hers.

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States Prepare 'Trigger Bills' To Outlaw Abortion If 'Roe' Overturned

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 8:25am

Some states are passing laws to get ready for a possible future in which abortion is no longer protected on the federal level.

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Severe Weather Hits Central U.S.

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 8:25am

The central U.S. has been hammered this weekend by severe weather including tornadoes, hail and heavy rain. Many affected areas were already coping with recent flooding.

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Trump Judicial Nominees And 'Brown V. Board Of Education'

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 8:25am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks former federal prosecutor Paul Butler about how more than 20 Trump judicial nominees have declined to affirm a Supreme Court decision desegregating public schools.

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Elham Pourtaher, Iranian In The U.S., On Daily Life In Iran Amid Rising Tensions

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 8:25am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Elham Pourtaher, an Iranian studying in the U.S., about daily life in Iran and rising tensions between the two countries.

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'Fleabag' Returns For Season 2

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 8:25am

The second season of the acclaimed Amazon series Fleabag brings back creator/writer/star Phoebe Waller-Bridge in her role as an angry, funny, mixed-up young woman living in London.

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Measles Outbreak In The Philippines

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 8:25am

The Philippines is now dealing with one of the worst measles outbreaks in the world. Since January, the country has had more than 33,000 cases. More than 450 people have died.

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Sunday Politics

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 8:25am

Democratic congressional leaders are urging a cautious approach to impeaching President Trump while a historic number of Democratic presidential candidates are stepping up to unseat him.

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Sunday Puzzle: Play The Long (Vowel) Game

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 8:25am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro plays the puzzle with New York Times crossword editor Will Shortz and KUT listener Cory Sureck of Austin, Texas.

(Image credit: NPR)

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Making Movies And Rubén Blades Trace Stories Of Immigrant Injustice With 'Ameri'kana'

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 8:25am

Latino star Rubén Blades teams up with Making Movies to addresses themes of injustices in the collaborative album Ameri'kana.

(Image credit: Luis Cantillo/Courtesy of the artists)

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How Vietnamese Americans Took Over The Nails Business: A Documentary

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 8:25am

If you got a manicure lately, chances are your nail salon was run by Vietnamese entrepreneurs. In Nailed It, director Adele Free Pham investigates how refugees built a multi-billion dollar industry.

(Image credit: Adele Pham/Courtesy of 'Nailed It')

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Deported After Living In The U.S. For 26 Years, He Navigates A New Life In Mexico

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 8:25am

After losing protections under the DACA program, Gilberto Olivas-Bejarano was deported to his birth country. In the Mexican city of León, far from his former life, he says he has much to offer.

(Image credit: Alicia Vera for NPR)

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Student Journalist Lands A National Scoop

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 8:25am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks 17-year-old Gabe Fleisher about breaking the news of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's presidential run.

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Previewing The European Parliament Elections

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 8:25am

It's been five years since the last election, and since then there has been a surge in populist right-wing parties that are looking to change the European Union from within.

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Lucy Dacus' Mother's Day Message Is One Of Truth And Consideration

Sun, 05/12/2019 - 9:03am

Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with indie rock singer and songwriter Lucy Dacus about her song "My Mother And I."

(Image credit: Elizabeth Weinberg/Courtesy of the artist)

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Did This Novel About LSD Trials Get It Right? We Ask Someone Who Was There

Sun, 05/12/2019 - 9:01am

T.C. Boyle's Outside Looking In fictionalizes Timothy Leary's hallucinogenic drug experiments in the 1960s. A graduate student who participated says Boyle did a "great job describing the zeitgeist."

(Image credit: Ecco)

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Rihanna Disrupts Luxury Fashion World, Joining LVMH With 'Fenty' Brand

Sun, 05/12/2019 - 8:54am

The singer will become the first woman to start a new fashion line with the luxury group, LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, and the first woman of color to lead one of their fashion houses.

(Image credit: Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

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