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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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Democrats Divided On Policy Specifics

Sun, 04/28/2019 - 8:54am

One divide emerging among Democratic presidential candidates is whether they feel they need to provide policy specifics to voters at this point in the campaign.

Categories: Syndicated

Young Republicans And Climate Change

Sun, 04/28/2019 - 8:54am

Many young Republicans view climate change as a pressing reality. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Nick Lindquist of the American Conservation Coalition.

Categories: Syndicated

Jury Is Still Out In Case Involving Opioid Maker

Sun, 04/28/2019 - 8:54am

After three weeks of deliberations, not a peep from the federal jury investigating opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics. The founder and others are accused of bribing doctors and lying to insurers.

Categories: Syndicated

The Legal Wrangling Over Subpoenas

Sun, 04/28/2019 - 8:54am

With subpoenas flying over everything from financial records to security clearances, President Trump has vowed to fight them off. Legal analyst Danny Cevallos talks to NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

Categories: Syndicated

'Complete Chaos': Attacks Devastate Sri Lanka, Leave More Than 200 Dead

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 11:34am

More than 200 people have been killed in coordinated bombings across Sri Lanka. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro gets the latest on the ground in Colombo from journalist Lisa Fuller.

Categories: Syndicated

At Least 130 Killed, Hundreds Injured In Sri Lanka Bombings

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

At least 130 people have been killed in coordinated bombings in Sri Lanka that targeted luxury hotels and churches, as people gathered for Easter services.

Categories: Syndicated

Latin Music Takes Center Stage At Coachella

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California, wraps up this weekend. Band after band filled the stages, including more Latin artists.

Categories: Syndicated

Missed Connections: 1969 Humanitarian Trip To Africa

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

In our latest "Missed Connections," Helen Chapple, Saul Blair and Graham Hinton reunite to talk about how a humanitarian trip to Africa 50 years ago changed the trajectory of their lives.

Categories: Syndicated

Louisiana Reverend Focused On Rebuilding Church, Community After Arson Attacks

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Reverend Gerald Toussaint of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church. His church was one of three historically black churches that were burned down in arson attacks.

Categories: Syndicated

Challenges Remain In Securing U.S. Elections By 2020

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

The redacted Mueller report confirmed that Russia tried to hack into U.S. election systems. Efforts to prevent a repeat for 2020 are heating up, but some big gaps remain.

Categories: Syndicated

Remembering Northern Ireland Journalist Lyra McKee

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Press Association journalist Aoife-Grace Moore about the death of activist and journalist Lyra McKee in Northern Ireland.

Categories: Syndicated

After Mueller Report, What Are The Next Steps For Lawmakers?

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

Republicans and Democrats remain as divided as ever over the information revealed in the redacted Mueller report. But the ball is now in House Democrats' court.

Categories: Syndicated

A Roundup Of Mueller Report Reactions

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

The redacted version of the Mueller report brought out many varying opinions on its conclusions.

Categories: Syndicated

Former Astronaut On Watching For Life-Destroying Objects From Space

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to former astronaut Ed Lu, who co-founded a planetary defense nonprofit, about a meteor that exploded with the energy of 10 atomic bombs over the Bering Sea.

Categories: Syndicated

New Campaign Would Allow Cryptocurrency Donations To Be Distributed To Venezuelans

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

A new humanitarian aid campaign is trying to enable Venezuelans to use cryptocurrency instead of cash. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with professor Steve Hanke, who is leading the campaign.

Categories: Syndicated

Sunday Puzzle: City Sounds

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Weekend Edition Puzzlemaster Will Shortz play a word game with KANW and KUNM listener Kirstie Newman of Santa Fe, N.M.

Categories: Syndicated

After The Flames, Notre Dame's Centuries-Old Organ May Never Be The Same Again

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

Chief organist Olivier Latry looks ahead at the church's extensive renovation process after the Notre Dame Cathedral fire on April 15.

(Image credit: Jean-Francois Badias/Courtesy of the artist)

Categories: Syndicated

'Gentleman Jack' Swaggers Off The Page And Onto The Screen

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

A new HBO show takes on the life of Anne Lister, a real-life British landowner of the 1830s whose voluminous coded diaries detailed her extensive — and sometimes open — love affairs with women.

(Image credit: Aimee Spinks/HBO)

Categories: Syndicated

'Nearing 90,' Judith Viorst Says She's Never Been Happier

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

Judith Viorst's new collection of poetry is called Nearing 90, though she's quick to note she's only "a girl of 88." She's still writing, looking forward to grandchildren graduation, and feeling good.

(Image credit: Samantha Balaban/NPR)

Categories: Syndicated

WalletHub CEO: Growing Credit Card Debt Is An Economic Warning Sign

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:46am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Odysseas Papadimitriou, CEO of WalletHub, about growing credit card debt and what it means for the economy.

Categories: Syndicated