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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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What Impoverished Communities In Venezuela Are Saying About The Current Crisis

Sun, 01/27/2019 - 7:53am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with a Venezuelan journalist who lives in a poverty-stricken community about what people there are saying about the current political protests.

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No Wall After All? The Partial Government Shutdown Is Over, For Now

Sun, 01/27/2019 - 7:53am

NPR's Mara Liasson joins Lulu Garcia-Navarro to discuss the president's move to sign a bill ending the partial shutdown, and to examine the latest indictment related to the Mueller investigation.

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Voices In The News: Shutdown Ends, Trump Confidant Indicted, Venezuela Crisis Continues

Sun, 01/27/2019 - 7:53am

We hear voices in the news this past week on the end of the shutdown, the political crisis in Venezuela and Roger Stone's indictment.

Categories: Syndicated

Shutdown Makes Government Websites More Vulnerable To Hackers, Experts Say

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 10:51am

The longer the federal shutdown lasts, the more likely security breaches of government websites become, cyber specialists say. And it could lead to security problems long after the government reopens.

(Image credit: Sarayut Thaneerat/Getty Images/EyeEm)

Categories: Syndicated

Juanes And An '80s Pop Cover Are In This Alt.Latino Sampler

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 8:01am

NPR Music's Alt Latino host Felix Contreras shares some new tunes via a "musical blindfold test" with Lulu.

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For Furloughed Worker, Isolation, Hit To Self-Worth Hurt As Much As Lost Pay

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 8:01am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Jaime, a tax examiner with the Internal Revenue Service, about the toll the government shutdown is taking on her mental health.

Categories: Syndicated

Federally Funded Companions Keep Seniors Connected To Their Neighbors

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 8:01am

Isolation is a part of life for many seniors, but a national program helps curb the loneliness by pairing homebound residents with peers, who make weekly visits.

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A Mountaineer Writes A Firsthand Report From The World's Melting Glaciers

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 8:01am

NPR's Lulu Garcia Navarro speaks with journalist Dahr Jamail about his new book, "The End of Ice," on climate change and its consequences to nature and humans.

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'It Does Keep Me Awake': Brexit Vexes Exporters, Short-Staffed Industries

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 8:01am

The deadline for the U.K. to leave the EU is two months away, but British leaders can't agree on a plan for doing it. Farmers, nurses and other Brits explain how they're coping with the uncertainty.

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'Never Heard Nothing Like It': Southern Storm Wrecks Landmark Churches

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 8:01am

While powerful winter storms hit parts of the Midwest on Saturday, heavy thunderstorms swept through the South. A tornado may have destroyed prominent buildings in a town north of Montgomery, Ala.

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For DACA Recipients, President's Temporary Offer Feels Like More Chaos

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 8:01am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro gets the reaction of immigration activist Greisa Martinez Rosas, a DACA recipient herself, to President Trump's latest offer to reopen the government.

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As House Democrats Reject Trump Proposal, Senate GOP Embraces It

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 8:01am

While Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi spurned President Trump's shutdown deal before he even officially offered it, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will push for a vote on it this week.

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'Black Monday,' Cheadle Win A Big Windfall By Shorting Subtlety

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 8:01am

NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says the new comedy about the stock market crash of 1987 is heavy-handed, profane and outrageous — and completely worth your time.

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How Much Is That CAT Scan? Now You Can Check (If You Know Billing Codes)

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 8:01am

Starting this month, hospitals must publish prices for procedures and services online. Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal of Kaiser Health News tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro it's not very user friendly — yet.

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Shutdown Could Do Long-Term Harm To Already-Thin Air Traffic Control Teams

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 8:01am

The number of air traffic controllers was at a record low before the government shutdown. With sickouts and resignations, union leader Joel Ortiz says the shutdown is making the skies less safe.

Categories: Syndicated

Brexit Anarchy In The U.K. Could Bring U.S. Financial Workers Home

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 8:01am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Peter Spiegel of the Financial Times about how Great Britain leaving the European Union may affect the U.S. economy and American businesses.

Categories: Syndicated

A Week Of Big Gestures But No Movement As Shutdown Nears 1-Month Mark

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 8:01am

NPR's Mara Liasson joins Lulu Garcia-Navarro to discuss the president's negotiation-by-spectacle strategy on the shutdown, and to examine the latest moves in the Mueller investigation.

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Trump Extends Offer To End Shutdown, Extend DACA; Democrats Say 'No Deal'

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 8:01am

They oppose President Trump's proposal, which temporarily would protect some young people who immigrated illegally and provide $5.7 billion for a border wall.

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Sunday Puzzle: You're Halfway There

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 8:01am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro plays this week's puzzle with puzzlemaster Will Shortz with Jeff Selleck of Alpine, Wyo.

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Fyre Festival Documentary Shows 'Perception And Reality' Of Infamous Concert Flop

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 7:43am

In 2017, the Fyre Music Festival was billed as an exclusive event in the Bahamas. The reality was very different. Director Chris Smith tells the behind-the-scenes story in a new Netflix documentary.

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