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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 Jackson Documentary 'Leaving Neverland' Airs Sunday

Sun, 03/03/2019 - 8:25am

Two men allege years of sexual abuse by Michael Jackson in HBO's documentary Leaving Neverland. The Jackson Estate is suing the network, calling the show a "posthumous character assassination."

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Sunday Politics: Sanders 2020, Michael Cohen, Felix Sater, Security Clearances

Sun, 03/03/2019 - 8:25am

We have a look at the big political stories of the week ahead.

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School Principal Streams Bedtime Stories

Sun, 03/03/2019 - 8:25am

A principal in Beaumont, Texas, is trying to promote a love of books and learning to her students. So, every Tuesday, she reads a bedtime story to them via the school's Facebook page.

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An Eco-Thriller And Comedy: 'Woman At War'

Sun, 03/03/2019 - 8:25am

The new Icelandic film Woman at War tells the story of Halla and her one-woman crusade against the local aluminum industry. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir, who stars.

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T Kira Madden On 'Long Live The Tribe Of Fatherless Girls'

Sun, 03/03/2019 - 8:25am

T Kira Madden's debut memoir chronicles her life as a queer biracial teenager as the niece of famed shoe designer Steve Madden. She talks to NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

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Jon Champion On Calling Play-By-Play Soccer

Sun, 03/03/2019 - 8:25am

Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with renowned English soccer commentator Jon Champion, who is joining ESPN as the new play-by-play voice for Major League Soccer.

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Sanders Kicks Off His 2020 Campaign

Sun, 03/03/2019 - 8:25am

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders held a rally in Brooklyn on Saturday as he kicks off his second presidential bid.

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No Criminal Charges For Sacramento Police Who Shot Stephon Clark

Sun, 03/03/2019 - 8:25am

The district attorney in Sacramento announced that there would be no charges against two police officers who shot Stephon Clark, an unarmed 22-year-old black man, nearly a year ago.

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Author Bob Berman On 'Hazards To Life In Our Universe'

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 8:02am

It's scary out there: violent supernovas, biological mayhem and nuclear meltdowns. Lulu Garcia-Navarro with author Bob Berman about hazards to life in the universe and his book, Earth-Shattering.

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Revisiting 'New York Times Co. V. Sullivan'

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 8:02am

Supreme Court Justice Thomas called for the Court to reconsider a landmark decision. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Sonja West, professor at the University of Georgia School of Law.

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Planned Parenthood President Leana Wen On Trump Administration Title X Changes

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 8:02am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Leana Wen, a physician and the president of Planned Parenthood, about how a rule change from the Trump administration on Title X will affect her organization.

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Rep. Joaquin Castro On Trump's Border Emergency Declaration

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 8:02am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, about his resolution to terminate President Trump's declaration of an emergency at the Southern border.

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Hundreds Injured In Clashes Over Aid Shipments In Venezuela

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 8:02am

We have an update on the situation in Venezuela, one day after volunteers tried to force their way into the country with U.S. food aid.

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New Compilation Features Music Inspired By 'Roma'

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 8:02am

Tonight at the Oscars, the film Roma is nominated for several awards. Director Alfonso Cuarón asked artists to contribute to a compilation album, Music Inspired by the Film Roma.

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In Germany, The Trains Suffer From Punctuality Problems

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 8:02am

It's a cliché that in Germany the trains always run on time. But while that might have been true in the past, it seems it's not true anymore.

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Saving The Gulf Of Mexico's Oysters

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 8:02am

Oysters in the Gulf of Mexico are not doing well. Millions have died off and efforts to bring them back in some areas haven't worked so far. So biologists in Alabama are trying something different.

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'Putin's World' Author On What Putin Wants

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 8:02am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Georgetown University professor Angela Stent about her book Putin's World: Russia Against the West and with the Rest.

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Sunday Puzzle: Oscars Night

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 8:02am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Weekend Edition Puzzlemaster Will Shortz play a word game with WHYY listener Steve Fayne of Egg Harbor Township, N.J.

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Twitter Trolls And 2020

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 8:02am

The 2020 campaign may just be starting, but digital disinformation efforts are well underway. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Natasha Korecki of Politico.

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Small Business Owner On Trump's Tariffs And Trade With China

Sun, 02/24/2019 - 8:02am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Tiffany Williams about how President Trump's tariffs are affecting her business. She's the co-owner of a luggage shop in Lubbock, Texas.

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