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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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In Practice, Police Accountability Is Not The Main Function Of Body Cameras

Sun, 12/24/2017 - 8:15am

Police departments across the country have adopted body cameras to counter claims of abuse. But as they become more routine, cameras are turning into key tools for prosecutors.

Categories: Syndicated

The Fight To Save Yazidis Captured By ISIS

Sun, 12/24/2017 - 8:15am

Though ISIS is mostly defeated in Iraq and Syria, many Yazidi women the militants kidnapped are still missing. Despite the dangerous work, one man is trying to find and rescue those seeking help.

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Sorting Through The Overhauled Tax Code

Sun, 12/24/2017 - 8:15am

This week on the Call-In we wanted to know what questions you had about the tax cut President Trump signed into law on Friday. Now, we try to answer some of them.

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Trump Uses Twitter To Criticize FBI, Deputy Director Andrew McCabe

Sun, 12/24/2017 - 8:15am

President Trump is once again lashing out at the FBI, mounting a Twitter attack against Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, who's planning to retire soon.

Categories: Syndicated

Jazz Master Eddie Palmieri Doesn't Miss A Beat at 81

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 8:05am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Latin jazz legend Eddie Palmieri about turning 81 and his first album in 10 years, Sabiduria.

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Sunday Puzzle: Capital Letters

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 8:05am

Kathy McDonough of Clarksville, Tenn., plays this week's puzzle with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Will Shortz, The New York Times crossword editor and Weekend Edition puzzlemaster.

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Researching How To Fight Climate Change With Geoengineering

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 8:05am

NPR's Lulu Garcia Navarro talks with Rep. Jerry McNerney, Democrat of California, about his new bill to research the effects and risks of "geoengineering" the planet as a way to fight climate change.

Categories: Syndicated

North Korea's Prisons 'As Terrible Or Even Worse' Than Nazi Camps

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 8:05am

Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Judge Thomas Buergenthal about a report he co-wrote on North Korea's prisons. He's a Holocaust survivor and calls the prisons "as terrible or even worse" than Nazi camps.

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An Evangelical Evaluation Of Trump's First Year

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 8:05am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Ed Stetzer, executive director of the Billy Graham Center at Wheaton College, about who makes up evangelical Christians and how they're feeling about President Trump.

Categories: Syndicated

The Call-In: Teens And Depression

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 8:05am

This week on The Call-In, a new study suggests a link between electronic device use and depression. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Jean Twenge, the author of that study.

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Howard Dean On How Democrats Should Move Forward

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 8:05am

NPR's Lulu Garcia Navarro speaks with former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean about how the Democrats should move forward following Doug Jones' win in this past week's Alabama Senate race.

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Rep. Leonard Lance On GOP Tax Bill

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 8:05am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Rep. Leonard Lance, Republican of New Jersey, about how he plans to vote on the GOP tax bill this week and what else needs to get done before 2018.

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Local Radio's Christmas Playlists

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 8:05am

Most of America listens to the same Christmas songs on the radio. But some local programmers seem to have a "real shine" for lesser-known holiday tunes. Walt Hickey of FiveThirtyEight explains.

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Made-For-TV Christmas Movies Are Big Business For The Hallmark Channel

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 8:05am

The Hallmark Channel has turned made-for-TV Christmas movies into big business. We look at how the cable network turned Christmas into ratings gold, even amid controversy.

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The Rash Of Troubles At The Census Bureau

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 8:05am

Preparations are already underway for the 2020 U.S. Census. Information about race and ethnicity may be collected in a new way. But funding concerns have raised alarms about a flawed count in 2020.

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The Pentagon's Search For UFOs

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 8:05am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Politico's Bryan Bender, one of the reporters who publicly revealed the existence of the Pentagon program for the first time.

Categories: Syndicated

Investigating The Many Deaths In Utah's Jails

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 8:05am

Utah jails have the highest death rate per capita in the country. State officials who want to investigate those deaths don't have access to jail standards. They're owned by a consultant.

Categories: Syndicated

How A Priest Convinced Robert Mugabe To Step Down

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 8:05am

Zimbabwe's recent transition of power was unusual. The military seized power, but didn't remove President Robert Mugabe. Instead, a Jesuit priest helped persuade the longtime leader to resign.

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Democrats And African-American Voters

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 8:05am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Adrianne Shropshire of BlackPAC, about the issues important to African-Americans and what it takes to get black voters to the polls across the country.

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A Trump Voter On The President's Year

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 8:05am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to David Wisdom of Birmingham, Alabama, about his thoughts on this past week's special election in Alabama, the GOP tax bill and President Trump's first year in office.

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