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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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VA Reaches Out To LGBTQ Vets

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 8:04am

The Veterans Health Administration is reaching out to more LGBTQ vets to make sure they feel comfortable seeking medical care. In New Hampshire, the agency is taking an entertaining approach.

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Some Animals Switching To Nocturnal Life

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 8:04am

A new study finds that animals are becoming more active during the night in order to avoid humans. NPR's Susan Davis talks with one of the study's co-authors, Neil Carter.

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More Women Running For Office In Mexico

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 8:04am

In Mexico, thousands of women are running for office, the largest number of female candidates ever taking part in the country's political future.

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Rep. John Faso On The GOP's Immigration Bill

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 8:04am

NPR's Susan Davis speaks with Rep. John Faso, Republican from New York, about the future of immigration legislation in Congress.

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Mitt Romney On The Campaign Trail Again

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 8:04am

Mitt Romney is making another run for office, this time for Senate in Utah. Voters there are excited to see the former presidential candidate running again.

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Migrants Are Stuck In Mexico

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 8:04am

A Honduran mother of two, who is pregnant with a third, remains in a Mexico City shelter after hearing of the U.S. family separation policy.

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The Issues That Dominate The Campaign In Mexico

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 8:04am

We preview Mexico's upcoming elections in which crime and corruption are among the big issues.

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Weekend Politics Roundup

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 8:04am

We have the latest on President Trump's reversal on separating migrant families at the border and the response.

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Actor Diego Luna On The 'Awakening' Around Mexico's Presidential Election

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 8:04am

"There is a need to say, 'Ya basta,' " Luna says, "you know, enough is enough." A few years ago, Luna left Hollywood and returned to Mexico, where he became a political activist.

(Image credit: Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Disney)

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Sunday Puzzle: Just So

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 8:04am

Every answer is a familiar two-word phrase or name with the initials S-O.

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Last Year, A Retired Mexican Schoolteacher Vanished. His Family Still Seeks Answers

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 8:04am

Albino Quiroz Sandoval left home to go shopping last year and never returned. A man has been arrested, but most crimes in Mexico go unpunished. More than 37,000 people have gone missing since 2007.

(Image credit: Alejandra Rajal for NPR)

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The Bountiful Benefits Of Bringing Back The Beavers

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 8:04am

Hundreds of millions of beavers used to populate the West but were hunted to near extinction. Turns out, beavers are critical to healthy water ecosystems, so now there are efforts to bring them back.

(Image credit: Larry Smith/Flickr)

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France's World Cup Team Brings Positive Attention To Suburban Fans

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 7:42am

Eight of France's World Cup team come from the suburbs of big cities — non-white areas known for poverty. France won in 1998 with a multi-ethnic team, bringing hope, but not much has changed since.

(Image credit: Pete Kiehart for NPR)

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Tweeting Oncologist Draws Ire And Admiration For Calling Out Hype

Sun, 06/24/2018 - 6:00am

A young cancer doctor uses social media to skewer what he sees as overblown claims for "precision medicine." That doesn't make him hugely popular at cancer research meetings.

(Image credit: Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

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Sunday Puzzle: Capital Cities

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:26am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro plays the Sunday puzzle with puzzle master Will Shortz and puzzle winner Gail White.

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These Tiny Desk Contestants Set Stories Of The Asian-American Experience To Music

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

Brown University doctoral students Julian Saporiti and Erin Aoyama submitted an outstanding entry to the 2018 Tiny Desk Contest. Together, the duo presents the Asian-American experience through song.

(Image credit: Diego Javier Luis/Courtesy of the artist)

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These Tiny Desk Contestants Set Stories Of The Asian-American Experience To Music

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

Brown University doctoral students Julian Saporiti and Erin Aoyama submitted an outstanding entry in this year's NPR Music Tiny Desk Contest. Together, they make up No-No Boy, the duo that presents the Asian-American experience through song.

(Image credit: Diego Javier Luis/Courtesy of the artist)

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David Lynch On 'Room To Dream'

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks David Lynch about Room to Dream, the director's new memoir.

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The Controversy Over Maple Syrup

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

There's a controversy over how to label the sugar naturally found in maple syrup. The Food and Drug Administration says it should be labeled as "added sugar." Maple syrup producers are balking.

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Peru's World Cup Team

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:12am

Peru's underdog World Cup squad lost Saturday to Denmark but has a chance of victory Thursday against France.

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