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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.
Updated: 1 hour 28 min ago

'Bring The War Home' Shows 'Lone Wolf' Terrorists Are Really Part Of A Pack

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 7:40am

Kathleen Belew's new book explores the impact of the Vietnam War on America's white power movement; Belew says that movement was behind a lot of domestic terror attacks attributed to "lone wolves."

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Who Cares If They're Cute? This Zoologist Accepts Animals On Their Own Terms

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 7:39am

Zoologist Lucy Cooke says humans aren't doing animals any favors when we moralize their behavior. Her book The Truth About Animals is organized around "fact and not sentimentality."

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Juliana Hatfield Sings The Hits Of 'Old Friend' Olivia Newton-John

Sun, 04/22/2018 - 7:38am

Though she's known for her contributions to '90s indie rock, Hatfield goes back to one of her earliest musical inspirations for her new album of Olivia Newton-John covers.

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Backlash After Black Men Arrested At Starbucks

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 1:30am

There has been a strong backlash after two black men were arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks for trespassing.

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Sharing Lessons Of Resilience, 5 Years After The Boston Bombing

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 10:31am

Roseann Sdoia lost her right leg in the 2013 marathon bombing. She now works to empower others facing challenges because she so vividly remembers being "in those shoes."

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'Circe' Gets A New Motivation

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 8:20am

Weekend Edition's books editor, Barrie Hardymon, asks Madeline Miller about her latest book, Circe. It's a modern take on the mythological temptress.

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Boston Marks 5 Years Since Marathon Bombing

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 8:20am

A survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing is planning to spend today's fifth anniversary mourning her injuries and counting her blessings. She met her husband because of the bombing.

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GOP Donor On Paul Ryan's Retirement

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 8:20am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks GOP fundraiser Dan Eberhart how he and fellow donors feel about House Speaker Paul Ryan's decision to not seek re-election.

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Douma Evacuee On Syrian Violence

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 8:20am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Diana Jamal el-Deen, a Syrian refugee from Douma, about her experiences fleeing violence.

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Syrian Parliamentarian Denies Using Chemical Weapons

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 8:20am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Fares Shehabi, a member of the Syrian parliament, about his reaction to this weekend's airstrikes on his country.

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What South Sacramento Needs

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 8:20am

After last month's shooting of Stephon Clark, his neighbors are renewing calls to provide investment and opportunity to their Sacramento, Calif., community.

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Police Chief On California Bill Restricting When Police Can Fire Weapons

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 8:20am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Ronald Lawrence, vice president of the California Police Chiefs Association, about a new bill in Sacramento that would restrict when police can open fire.

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What's Next For Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 8:20am

Former Watergate prosecutor Nick Akerman tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro what he thinks the recent raids on Trump attorney Michael Cohen might mean for the president.

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Rep. Joaquin Castro On Syria Airstrikes

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 8:20am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, about the Trump administration's stance on Syria and the effectiveness of this weekend's airstrikes.

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How The Syria Strikes Affect U.S.-Russia Relations

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 8:20am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Angela Stent of Georgetown University how this weekend's missile strikes against Syria could further complicate American relations with Russia.

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Paranormal-Themed Radio Show Host Art Bell Dies

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 8:20am

Radio personality Art Bell, known for his conspiracy theories, has died. He was 72.

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Sen. Tammy Duckworth On Giving Birth As A Senator

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 8:20am

Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about being the first sitting U.S. senator to give birth in office and about the special challenges she faces as a double-amputee mom.

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A Mosque For LGBTQ Muslims

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 8:20am

Founded by three LGBTQ Muslims, Chicago's Masjid al-Rabia is one of very few spaces in America welcoming Muslims who feel marginalized by the larger Muslim community.

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Syria Airstrike Politics

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 8:20am

This weekend's coalition missile strike on Syria came during a particularly difficult period for the Trump administration as the president reacted to many political scandals.

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The 'Red Line' On Syria

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 8:20am

Jasmine el-Gamal tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro that this weekend's missile strikes should be expanded. El-Gamal was the Pentagon's Syria country director during the Obama administration.

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