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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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Storms, Rising Seas Threaten Louisiana's Unique Mix Of Cultures

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 8:00am

Hurricane Barry last weekend was just the latest to batter Louisiana's coast. The state is trying to preserve some traditions before they disappear.

Categories: Syndicated

The Great South Florida Faja Heist: Thieves Made Off With $2M Worth Of Shapewear

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 8:00am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Miami Herald reporter David Ovalle about a huge heist of shapewear in Florida.

Categories: Syndicated

Examining Biden's Health Care Pitch

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 8:00am

New York Times health reporter Sarah Kliff tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about Joe Biden's health care plan and how it differs from "Medicare for All."

Categories: Syndicated

Female Protesters In Puerto Rico Say Governor Has Ignored Their Concerns

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 8:00am

Private chats among Gov. Ricardo Rosselló and his inner circle included content that were sexist and homophobic. Protesters in Puerto Rico are calling for the governor's resignation.

Categories: Syndicated

The Stakes For Pakistan Prime Minister's D.C. Trip

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 8:00am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Farahnaz Ispahani, who served in Pakistan's Parliament, about Prime Minister Imran Khan's upcoming White House visit.

Categories: Syndicated

Constituent In Rep. Ilhan Omar's District Reacts To Trump's Recent Attacks

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 8:00am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Somali immigrant Saciido Shaie about the chants of "send her back" that President Trump's supporters said about her member of Congress.

Categories: Syndicated

Local Environmental Issue In New Hampshire Gets A 2020 Boost

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 8:00am

Clean water activists are leveraging their state's crucial position in the presidential primaries to get candidates to take up their issue.

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In 'Queen Of The Sea,' The Story Rides On Goatback

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 8:00am

Dylan Meconis' new graphic novel is set on a mysterious island off the coast of a country that's not quite Tudor England. It's an alternate history, loosely based on the youth of Queen Elizabeth I.

(Image credit: Copyright 2019 by Dylan Meconis/Reproduced by permission of the publisher, Candlewick Press)

Categories: Syndicated

Sunday Puzzle: Rhyme Time

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 8:00am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Puzzlemaster Will Shortz play the puzzle this week with KQED listener Alan Winson of Oakland, Calif.

(Image credit: NPR)

Categories: Syndicated

Inside 'Family Reunion,' A Sitcom With An All-Black Writers Room

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 8:00am

Creator Meg DeLoatch conceived her new streaming series, starring Tia Mowry-Hardrict, around her own family reunion in Georgia. Then Netflix encouraged her to staff up with African Americans.

(Image credit: John P. Fleenor/Netflix)

Categories: Syndicated

Ambience, Vocalized: Instrumentalist Tycho Adds Saint Sinner's Vocals To 'Weather'

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 8:00am

Tycho, whose real name is Scott Hansen, is famous for his ambient instrumental tracks. But for Tycho's latest album, Weather, Hansen enlisted Saint Sinner to add vocals to the ambience.

(Image credit: Scott Hansen/Courtesy of the artist)

Categories: Syndicated

As Heat Wave Hits U.S., Air Conditioning Units Struggle To Keep People Cool

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 8:00am

Millions of Americans are suffering through a heat wave, and HVAC workers are trying to keep up with calls for help.

Categories: Syndicated

Hong Kong Protests: Thousands Demand Complete Withdrawal Of Controversial Bill

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 8:00am

Demonstrators have gathered again, angered at Beijing's tightening control over the territory. Police have been mobilized as Hong Kong faces its worst crisis in recent history.

Categories: Syndicated

What Trump's Attacks Mean For 2020

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 8:00am

President Trump has set a path for his re-election campaign.

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19 Mafia Suspects Arrested, Including Some From The Gambino Family

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 8:00am

Police in the U.S. and Italy recently arrested a number of mafiosi. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks author John Dickie about a trans-Atlantic criminal connection.

Categories: Syndicated

San Antonio Steps Up To Help Increasing Flow Of Migrants

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 8:00am

Almost every migrant family crossing the Texas border ends up in San Antonio, at least for a day. The city, a downtown church and local charities are offering assistance.

Categories: Syndicated

Mueller Hearings: The Questioning Strategies That Lawmakers Could Implement

Sun, 07/21/2019 - 8:00am

Ahead of Robert Mueller's Wednesday testimony, NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks former Nixon White House counsel John Dean about the congressional hearing process.

Categories: Syndicated

Utah's 'Tandoori Taqueria' Brings Unexpected Indian Spice To Cowboy Country

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 11:09am

Taco shops are easier to find in rural Utah than Indian restaurants. The Tandoori Taqueria fuses both cuisines and it's doing brisk business in the middle of cowboy country.

(Image credit: Kirk Siegler/NPR)

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The Potential Causes Of Odd Plane Behavior

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 8:37am

Airplane passengers often crave certain flavors and cry more readily. It could be that air pressure and noise are to blame.

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Thousands Lose Power In New York City

Sun, 07/14/2019 - 8:21am

Manhattan's Upper West Side was hit with a power outage Saturday night, leaving some stranded in subway tunnels and causing traffic jams.

Categories: Syndicated