FEED - Weekend Edition Sunday
Dutch Railways says 1 out of 3 of its passengers frequently flirt while on the train. But what happens when strangers make a connection and don't see each other again? The railway offers some help.
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Decades of unjust policies have led to the devaluing of lower-income neighborhoods. But urban sociologist John Schlichtman says closing the gap between revaluing and devaluing can minimize inequities.
Author Jojo Moyes has penned a third story about the idealistic young Louisa Clark, thrusting her protagonist into Manhattan's upper-upper-class while juggling romance back home (and abroad).
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The New York Times crossword editor and Weekend Edition puzzlemaster Will Shortz and NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro play this week's puzzle with Dan Streit of Port St. Lucie, Fla.
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Brian McGuire, former chief of staff for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, discusses the politics of the shutdown and what moves the GOP might be planning next.
Ana Belaval's reaction to meeting singer Ricky Martin went viral not only for her reaction but what Martin means to Puerto Ricans recovering from the hurricane. She talks with Lulu Garcia-Navarro.
Calexico singer Joey Burns has spent 20 years in the American Southwest but grew up on SoCal beaches. He talks with Lulu Garcia-Navarro about his band's ninth studio album, The Thread That Keeps Us.
Writer Andrea Hoffmann tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro the story of Patience Ibrahim, a teenager captured and brutalized by Boko Haram. Ibrahim and Hoffmann co-authored the book A Gift from Darkness.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Kyle Stephens, who testified that Larry Nassar sexually abused her for six years.
During the government shutdown in 2013 Tom Frieden was in charge of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with him about potential public health implications.
A rally called "Power to the Polls" kicks off in Las Vegas on Sunday. The event is organized by the leaders of last year's Women's March on Washington.
Families whose loved ones serve in the military are worried about what the government shutdown means for them.
Amy Stearns works for the Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center in Minnesota, which is organizing an ice harvest to build an "ice palace." She talks with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro.
Myanmar says it is ready to start receiving Rohingya refugees this week, but will they be safe? Eric Schwartz of Refugees International discusses their return with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont about the ongoing government shutdown.
This weekend marks the anniversary of the women's marches around the country. We hear from Tram Nguyen, Rebecca Richmond and Windi Hornsby about how their views and lives have changed a year on.
After one year in office, supporters of President Trump review his accomplishments and what they say he can do better.
President Trump wants an end of "chain migration" policy, replacing it with a "merit-based" immigration policy. NPR's Lulu Garcia Navarro discusses with Stanford professor Tomas Jimenez.
The government has shut down after failed talks in Congress to reinstall funding. We look at what happens next.
Thomas Bopp, who helped discover the Hale-Bopp Comet in 1995, died last week.