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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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This App Aims To Save New Moms' Lives

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 7:55am

The startup Mahmee hopes to help OB-GYNs, pediatricians and other health providers closely monitor a mother and baby's health so that any red flags can be assessed before they become life-threatening.

(Image credit: Keith Alcantara/Mahmee)

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Right And Left Respond To The Week In U.S. Foreign Policy

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 7:55am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks about U.S. policy toward Israel, Hong Kong and China with Danielle Pletka of the American Enterprise Institute and Brian Katulis of the Center for American Progress.

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Looking At The Economy's Health

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 7:55am

Washington Post columnist Catherine Rampell tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro what she's looking for as she gauges the health of the American economy.

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Suicide Bomber Kills At Least 63 In Afghanistan

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 7:55am

ISIS is claiming responsibility for a suicide bombing at a wedding hall in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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My Signature Song: 'Are You Feelin' It?'

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 7:55am

John Klinkle of Sierra Vista, Ariz., shares his "signature song": "Are You Feelin' It?" by Teddybears.

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Investigating Crime On 'The Outlaw Ocean'

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 7:55am

The ocean is huge, hard to police, and virtually lawless in some places. Host Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with investigative reporter Ian Urbina about his new book, The Outlaw Ocean.

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Litigating Title IX

Sun, 08/18/2019 - 7:55am

Some men accused of sexual assault are filing lawsuits against their universities over Title IX violations. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to attorney Michelle Simpson Tuegel.

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Simone Biles Continues To Break Records

Sun, 08/11/2019 - 8:04am

Simone Biles became the first person in history to land a double twisting, double somersault in competition at the U.S. Gymnastics Championship.

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Asma Assad Says She Is Free Of Cancer While Syrian Regime Bombs Hospitals

Sun, 08/11/2019 - 8:04am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Human Rights Watch's Lama Fakih about the Syrian reaction to Asmaa Al-Assad's declaration she is cancer free — while hospitals in Syria continue to be bombed.

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Battling Berlin's Bountiful Bees

Sun, 08/11/2019 - 8:04am

Inexperienced beekeepers in Berlin are leaving many bees effectively homeless across the city. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Robert Graebert of the Berlin Beekeepers' Association.

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Sunday Puzzle: Cut And Paste

Sun, 08/11/2019 - 8:04am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and puzzlemaster Will Shortz play the puzzle this week with Mark Nelson of Santa Barbara, Calif.

(Image credit: NPR)

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Juan Gabriel's 'Amor Eterno' Takes On New Meaning After El Paso Shooting

Sun, 08/11/2019 - 8:04am

In El Paso, the song "Amor Eterno" has taken on a new poignancy as it's played at vigils and memorials.

(Image credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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Téa Obreht's Latest Is Steeped In The Supernatural — Also, There Are Camels

Sun, 08/11/2019 - 8:04am

Téa Obreht's new novel, Inland, was inspired by the myths of the American West, and by a little-known episode in U.S. history: the military's unsuccessful attempt to use camels as pack animals.

(Image credit: Ilan Harel)

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Election Security Tested At Def Con

Sun, 08/11/2019 - 8:04am

Thousands of hackers are gathered this weekend for the Def Con conference in Las Vegas. On their list of things to hack: voting equipment.

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Legislative Expectations On Guns

Sun, 08/11/2019 - 8:04am

While there's a lot of talk about legislation around guns after recent shootings, its unclear if anything will be done in Congress.

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2 Virginia Churches Caught Up In Debate Over Trump's Racist Rhetoric

Sun, 08/11/2019 - 8:04am

Two Virginia churches — one predominantly white and one predominantly black — find themselves caught up in a debate over Trump's racist rhetoric after one of them posted a controversial church sign.

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Danger Of Lead Contamination As Notre Dame Rebuilds

Sun, 08/11/2019 - 8:04am

Reconstruction at Notre Dame Cathedral was suspended because of high lead levels in the area. Experts estimate melting windows and other structures sent tons of lead into the environment.

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Examining Who Owns Guns In The U.S.

Sun, 08/11/2019 - 8:04am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Alex Yablon of the Trace, a nonpartisan newsroom reporting on guns and gun violence in the U.S. He talks about how many Americans own guns and why.

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Latinx Community Reacts To El Paso Shooting

Sun, 08/11/2019 - 8:04am

Voices from the Latinx community talk about their reactions to the shooting in El Paso, Texas.

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Latinos Targeted In El Paso

Sun, 08/11/2019 - 8:04am

Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Thomas Saenz of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund about the attack on Latinos in Texas and raids that left many Latino children without parents.

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