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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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DHS Proposes Denying Green Cards To Immigrants Who Use Public Aid

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 7:53am

The Trump administration says that immigrants who seek public assistance and legal worker status could be denied green cards. Officials say they're trying to ensure immigrants are self-sufficient.

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'Weekend Edition' Host Lulu Garcia-Navarro Reports From Las Vegas

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 7:53am

This episode of Weekend Edition features some stories from Las Vegas, including a heated Senate race and recovery from last year's mass shooting.

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Secrets Of A Teenage WWII Spy In 'Transcription'

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 7:53am

The young protagonist of Kate Atkinson's latest historical novel finds herself working for British intelligence during the war — and suddenly confronting that experience years later.

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Sunday Puzzle: Make Me A Star

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 7:53am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and puzzlemaster Will Shortz play this week's puzzle with Bill Makosey of East Lansing, Mich.

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One Year After The Las Vegas Shooting, 2 Survivors Remember

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 7:53am

Two survivors of the Las Vegas shooting: A young man, shot in the lung, hid under a dead body and survived. A police officer who had never before fired his gun on active duty, now trains others.

(Image credit: Leila Fadel/NPR)

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Students Whose Families Are In The Grips Of The Opioid Epidemic Get Help At School

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 7:53am

On Cape Cod in Massachusetts, school districts are using addiction counselors to help kids and their teachers cope with the chaos and trauma of the opioid epidemic.

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There's No Stopping Toronto's 'Uber-Raccoon'

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 10:52am

Toronto is known for its raccoons' aggressive ability to get into garbage cans. The city spent millions trying to fight the gray menace — with mixed results.

(Image credit: David Cooper/Toronto Star via Getty Images)

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Mysterious Stones Found In Colo. May Have Been Ancient Musical Instruments

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:21am

Researchers thought the rounded stones found in the desert — clearly shaped by human hands — were used to grind nuts or seeds. But archaeologist Marilyn Martorano says they are actually lithophones.

(Image credit: Brad Turner/CPR)

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Adam Rippon On His Post-Olympic Life

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:21am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Olympic bronze medalist Adam Rippon about being a role model in the LGBTQ community.

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Florence Update From Wilmington

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:21am

Heavy rains from Florence are causing flash flooding and road closures in North Carolina.

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Education Department Wades Into Rutgers Case Involving Critics Of Israel

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:21am

The Education Department has adopted a definition of anti-Semitism that will allow it to go after anti-Israel student groups. The Wall Street Journal's Michelle Hackman talks with Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

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North Carolina Firefighter On Responding To Storm

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:21am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Matthew Van Nortwick, a senior firefighter for the city of Washington, N.C., about rescue operations in the area.

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Midterm Elections Preview

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:21am

The primaries are over, so where does the battle for control of Congress stand now with less than two months until the November midterms?

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U.S. And Cuba Ties Strained Over Mysterious Health Attacks

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:21am

Cuba is asking the U.S. to stop describing bizarre health incidents as attacks saying there's no evidence that Americans have been targeted with some sort of sonic device.

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Typhoon Hits Hong Kong And Southern China

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:21am

A fierce typhoon has hit Hong Kong and now southern China. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Wall Street Journal reporter Dan Strumpf in Hong Kong.

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Florence Deluge Continues In North Carolina

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:21am

The rains from Florence are showing little signs of slowing. And that has officials in North Carolina very concerned about flooding, mudslides and more deaths.

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A Peaceful Post-Apocalyptic Story In 'I Think We're Alone Now'

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:21am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro discusses the apocalypse film I Think We're Alone Now with director Reed Morano and star Peter Dinklage.

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BirdCast: Predicting Bird Migrations

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:21am

Scientists have developed a forecast model for predicting mass bird migrations, based in part on weather patterns.

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Why A High Schooler Started Covering The Supreme Court

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:21am

Anna Salvatore is a 16-year-old from New Jersey who has started a popular blog for high school students about the U.S. Supreme Court. She talks with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

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North Carolina Mayor On Florence Response

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 8:21am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Mayor Mitch Colvin of Fayetteville, N.C. about the storm's impact on the city.

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