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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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Feminist Dystopian Novel, 'The Water Cure,' Explores Reproductive Rights, Misogyny

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 7:38am

NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Sophie Mackintosh about her debut novel, The Water Cure.

Categories: Syndicated

After Falling Short, U.S. Army Gets Creative With New Recruiting Strategy

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 7:38am

The U.S. Army is looking for recruits in new places after missing its recruiting goal. NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Gen. Frank Muth, head of the Army Recruiting Command, about the new strategy.

Categories: Syndicated

Protestors Threaten Rule Of Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 7:38am

Demonstrators in Sudan say they want President Omar al-Bashir's reign to end. NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Isma'il Kushkush, a Sudanese-American journalist based in D.C. and an expert on Sudan.

Categories: Syndicated

Viral Hashtag Celebrates Palestinian-American Representation

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 7:38am

NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Susan Muaddi Darraj, creator of #tweetyourthobe, a hashtag for the public to share pictures of their thobe as a response to the swearing-in of Rep. Rashida Tlaib.

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Rep. Sharice Davids Talks Impact Of Government Shutdown On Native Americans

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 7:38am

NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Kansas Democrat Sharice Davids, who knows first-hand how a government shutdown can severely affect many necessary services within indigenous communities.

Categories: Syndicated

'An Act Of Faithful Resistance': Congregations Offer Refuge For Immigrants

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 7:38am

Across the U.S., congregations of many faiths are providing sanctuaries to immigrants with deportation orders.

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Bring On The Neon: Fashion Trends We Expect To See In 2019

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 7:38am

NPR's Leila Fadel talks with style reporter Elizabeth Holmes about what fashion trends to watch out for in the new year.

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Discover What The New Year Holds With Help From Tarot Cards

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 7:38am

NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Jessica Dore, a clinical psychologist and tarot card reader, who gives us an idea of what we can expect in 2019.

Categories: Syndicated

A U.S. General Walks Baghdad Streets For The First Time In Years

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 7:38am

It's been more than three years, before ISIS, since a U.S. commander has stepped foot in downtown Baghdad. But this week, one U.S. Marine general walked the city streets with his Iraqi counterparts.

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Texas Mayor Explains How The Government Shutdown Affects His Border City

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 7:38am

NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Jim Darling, the mayor of McAllen, Texas. McAllen has a close economic relationship with the Mexican city of Reynosa, which is right across the border.

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Warren Kicks Off 2020 Presidential Campaign In Iowa

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 7:38am

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., took her economic message to Iowa during her first campaign trip since announcing her exploratory committee for a presidential bid in December.

Categories: Syndicated

Budget Negotiations Continue As Government Shutdown Enters Its 3rd Week

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 7:38am

Budget talks between congressional aides and the White House yesterday did not break any new ground. President Trump is still insisting on $5.7 billion for a border wall.

Categories: Syndicated

Sunday Puzzle: Stuck In The Middle

Sun, 01/06/2019 - 7:38am

NPR's Leila Fadel and puzzle master Will Shortz play this week's puzzle with Deborah Kritzer of Coral Springs, Fla.

(Image credit: NPR)

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Sunday Puzzle: New Names In The News 2018

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 9:41am

NPR's Leila Fadel plays the puzzle with puzzle master Will Shortz and Lance Wynn from Stansbury Park, Utah.

(Image credit: NPR)

Categories: Syndicated

Colin O'Brady, First To Trek Unassisted Across Antartica: 'I'm A Little Bit Tired'

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 8:27am

NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Colin O'Brady, the first person to trek across Antarctica completely unassisted.

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Encore: 'The Times They Are A-Changin" Still Speaks To Our Changing Times

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 7:58am

Bob Dylan's "The Times They Are a-Changin'" came out in 1963 as the country was entering a tumultuous time. Both the civil rights and antiwar movements embraced it as an anthem of protest.

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On Jan. 1, Books, Movies And Music From 1923 Enter Public Domain

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 7:58am

James Boyle and Jennifer Jenkins of Duke's Center for the Study of the Public Domain talk with NPR's Leila Fadel about the movies, music and books from 1923 entering the public domain on Jan. 1.

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Nancy Grace Roman, 'Mother Of Hubble' Space Telescope, Has Died

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 7:58am

Nancy Grace Roman was a force at NASA. She was one of the first female executives at the space agency, the first chief of astronomy, and also known as the "mother" of the Hubble Space Telescope.

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Former Phanatic, Who Helped Create Gritty, Opens Mascot Hall Of Fame

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 7:58am

The first Mascot Hall of Fame opened recently in Whiting, Indiana. NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Dave Raymond, the founder and a former mascot himself.

Categories: Syndicated

Is Florida's Amendment Restoring Felons' Voting Rights 'Self-Executing'?

Sun, 12/30/2018 - 7:58am

Voters in Florida approved a ballot measure to restore voting rights to felons in the state. Registration is supposed to begin Jan. 8, but that may not happen.

Categories: Syndicated