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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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A Long Fight For Justice For Contractors In 'The Girl From Kathmandu'

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 8:10am

Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with author and journalist Cam Simpson about his new book, The Girl from Kathmandu, about the life of contract employees from poor countries working for the U.S. in Iraq.

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How A Half-Hour In A U.S. Embassy Changed A Life

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 8:10am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to an immigrant Christopher Francis from Sri Lanka who was looking for the man who gave him a visa to enter the United States 45 years ago.

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Matt Lauer Accuser Speaks

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 8:10am

NBC News has been under scrutiny because of allegations against former Today show anchor Matt Lauer and now Tom Brokaw. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to one of Lauer's accusers, Addie Zinone.

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D.C. Press Corps Gathers For Correspondents' Dinner

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 8:10am

Comedian Michelle Wolf drew controversy for some of her jokes at the White House Correspondents' Dinner.

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Amid Keystone XL Fight, The Lakota Treaty Of Fort Laramie Turns 150

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 8:10am

Native Americans of the Northern Plains are gathering this weekend to commemorate an 1868 agreement with the United States — one often invoked in the debate on pipeline construction.

(Image credit: Matt Joyce/AP)

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What's An 'Incel'? The Online Community Behind The Toronto Van Attack

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 8:10am

Reporter Arshy Mann breaks down the ideology of violent misogyny linked to the Toronto suspect: "It's quite a disturbing part of the Internet."

(Image credit: Towfiqu Photography/Getty Images)

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Sunday Puzzle: The Same, But Different

Sun, 04/29/2018 - 8:10am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and puzzlemaster Will Shortz play the puzzle with Monica Jerminario of Hudson, N.Y.

(Image credit: NPR)

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Suicide Blast Kills Dozens At Voter Registration Center In Kabul

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 12:32pm

A suicide bomber has targeted a voter registration center in Kabul, Afghanistan. Dozens are dead and more than 100 wounded.

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Dozens Of Protesters Killed In Nicaragua Following Pension Changes

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 8:02am

Human Rights groups are accusing the government of Daniel Ortega of using live rounds to quell the demonstrations. The violence was triggered by an unpopular pension overhaul.

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Sunday Puzzle: Let's Play Ball

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 7:45am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and puzzlemaster Will Shortz play the puzzle with Beth Adams from Monticello, Fla.

(Image credit: NPR)

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Inez Burns' Abortion Clinic Was One Of San Francisco's Worst Kept Secrets

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 7:42am

Inez Burns performed illegal abortions in California in the early 1900s. She was a shrewd real estate entrepreneur, and eventually became the target of a politician who ruined her.

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Outrage Over Arrests At Philly Starbucks Fuels Twitter Conversations

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 7:42am

The arrest of two black men waiting for a friend at a Philadelphia Starbucks has inspired Twitter users to share their stories of how African-Americans are treated in predominantly white spaces.

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A New Era In Cuba? Raul Castro Hands Over Power To Diaz-Canel

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 7:42am

Raul Castro, Fidel's younger brother, stepped down Thursday. Marc Frank of Reuters tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about Cubans' reactions to Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, the country's new president.

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Latinos And Others Find Trump's Offensive Twitter Language Not Unusual

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 7:42am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Pilar Marrero, a writer at the Spanish language daily La Opinion in Los Angeles, about President Trump's recent tweets attacking California's sanctuary laws.

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The Complicated History Of The U.S. And The Korean Peninsula

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 7:42am

University of Southern California professor David Kang looks back over the past seven decades of history on the Korean Peninsula with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

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Kentucky Farm Matches Heartbroken Mare With Rejected Foal

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 7:42am

Horse trainer Carrie Brogden tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro a heartwarming tale from Machmer Hall Farm in Paris, Ky., about placing an orphaned foal with a bereft mare.

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Arizona Teachers Plan To Strike On Thursday

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 7:42am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Mesa public school teacher Cathy Zinkhon Matsumoto about why Arizona teachers are planning to walk out.

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N.Y. Bill Would Allow Prosecution Despite Presidential Pardon

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 7:42am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to former U.S. Attorney Joyce Vance about a proposal to change New York's criminal code to allow the state to prosecute people already granted presidential pardons.

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OPCW Team Visits Syria To Probe Chemical Attack Site

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 7:42am

A team of inspectors from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has visited Douma in Syria to investigate an alleged chemical weapons attack there two weeks ago.

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First State Visit: Trump Hosts French President Emmanuel Macron

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 7:42am

Macron arrives in Washington on Monday. The two leaders are vastly different, separated in age by three decades and also have opposing political beliefs and styles. Yet, they've formed a bond.

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