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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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Michael Recovery: The Latest On The Recovery In The Florida Panhandle

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 8:00am

A massive relief effort is underway to help communities affected by Hurricane Michael.

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Jamal Khashoggi's Disappearance And What It Means For The Dissident Diaspora

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 8:00am

Joseph Bahout speaks with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about his friendship with Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, who walked into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last week and never walked out.

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Sunday Puzzle: Cal It Like It is

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 8:00am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Weekend Edition Puzzlemaster Will Shortz play a word game with WNYC listener John Price of Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

(Image credit: NPR)

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'The Ravenmaster' Is Definitely (There) For The Birds

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 8:00am

Legend says that if the ravens ever leave the Tower of London, England will fall. Luckily, ravenmaster Chris Skaife is there to care for them, and he's got a new book about these extraordinary birds.

(Image credit: Christopher Skaife)

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Sunday Puzzle: Get Short-I

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:07am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navaro and puzzlemaster Will Shortz play the puzzle this week with Mary Tod from Baltimore.

(Image credit: NPR)

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Back To Bach: Hilary Hahn Rekindles An Old Love

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:07am

When the violinist was just 17, a stunning Bach debut album launched her career. Over two decades later, she returns to finish up the set of pieces she started as a teenager.

(Image credit: Dana van Leeuwen/Courtesy of the artist)

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Navy Ends Combat Camera Units

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:07am

The Navy is shuttering its famous Combat Camera units, which sent photographers into battle to bring back moving and still images.

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Survivors Recall Deadly Earthquake And Tsunami In Indonesia

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:07am

Excavation of the dead has been slow, especially in areas where the quake swallowed houses whole.

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Trump Rallies In Kansas

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:07am

With midterm election less than a month a way, President Trump held a rally in Topeka, Kan., in support of Republican candidates. He's been campaigning to blunt Democratic momentum in polls.

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Democratic Midterm Strategy And Kavanaugh

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:07am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Charles Chamberlain, executive director of Democracy for America, about what the Kavanaugh confirmation will mean for Democrats in the midterm elections.

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GOP Midterm Strategy And Kavanaugh

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:07am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Missy Shorey, executive director of Maggie's List, about what the Kavanaugh confirmation will mean for Republicans in the midterm elections.

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Reports: Turkey Says Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Killed In Saudi Consulate

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:07am

Saudi Arabian officials are denying a reports that Turkish investigators believe a Saudi journalist was murdered while visiting the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

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Calling For Missed Connections

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:07am

Do you have a family member or friend that you are no longer in touch with because of politics, religion, or a personal decision? Tell us at weekend@npr.org or at (202) 216-9217.

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An Abundance Of Jacobs

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:07am

After years as the most popular baby name in America, waves of Jacobs are entering the workforce, dating world and college. Wall Street Journal reporter Jacob Gershman talks with Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

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How Fruit Became So Sugary

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:07am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with food journalist Frederick Kaufman about how humans have bred fruit to be more sugary.

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Family And Identity In 'All You Can Ever Know'

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:07am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with author Nicole Chung about her new memoir, All You Can Ever Know.

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What's Next For The Supreme Court This Term

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:07am

With the start of a new Supreme Court term and a new justice confirmed, we look at what we can expect from the country's highest court in the months ahead.

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Wounds Of Kavanaugh Fight Will Linger

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:07am

The Senate made it official Saturday, confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. The bitter confirmation fight will likely linger over Congress and American politics for years.

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Banksy Art Shreds Itself

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:07am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with art critic Jerry Saltz of New York magazine about the surprise self-destruction of one of the artist Banksy's paintings at a London auction.

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Brazilians Go To The Polls As Far-Right Candidate Gains Ground

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 8:07am

Brazilians go to the polls to pick their next president in, perhaps, the country's most divisive election ever. The lead candidates are polar opposites on the political spectrum.

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