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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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What's Next For Gun-Control Activists After 'March For Our Lives'?

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 7:15am

After a day of rallies in Washington, D.C., and around the country, student leaders of the "March For Our Lives" movement are hoping to turn this energy and passion into political action.

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How Does Cambridge Analytica Flap Compare With Obama's Campaign Tactics?

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 7:15am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Betsy Hoover, the online organizing director for Barack Obama's 2012 presidential campaign. Conservatives have drawn parallels between the work of Cambridge Analytica to the data operation of the Obama campaign.

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On 'Expectations,' Haley Kiyoko's Pop Songs Shimmer With Queer Desire

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 7:15am

Pop musician Hayley Kiyoko has earned the name "Lesbian Jesus" from her fans. She talks with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about her debut album, Expectations.

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Emma Gonzalez: 'Fight For Your Lives, Before It's Someone Else's Job'

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 7:15am

We hear the words of Emma Gonzalez at the March For Our Lives in Washington, D.C. Gonzalez, a student and survivor of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has become one of the most visible faces of the movement.

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Questions Of Race, Fairness Complicate Student-Athlete Pay Debate

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 7:15am

With March Madness in full swing, NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Gene Demby talk about whether student athletes should be paid, and the role of race in big-time college sports.

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In Some Places, Deleting Facebook Would Mean Erasing Opportunity

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 7:15am

Facebook is heavily used in Pakistan among the middle class. WhatsApp and Twitter are popular too. But Facebook has played a key role in Pakistan in gathering people for political and cultural movements of all stripes.

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15 Years Of War In Iraq, A Legacy John Bolton Has Yet To Reckon With

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 7:15am

It's the 15th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro looks back and forward with Azmat Khan, Future of War Fellow at New America.

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Nigerian President Tells 100-Plus Girls Freed By Boko Haram To Follow Their Dreams

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 7:15am

Days after their release, Muhammadu Buhari told the girls seized in the Feb. 19 mass abduction by an ISIS-affiliated faction of Boko Haram to embrace the future and pursue their dreams, without fear.

(Image credit: Azeez Akunleyan/AP)

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Sunday Puzzle: Drop And Give Me 6

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 7:15am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and puzzle master Will Shortz play the puzzle this week with Joe Lewis of Portland, Maine.

(Image credit: NPR)

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North Carolina Town Accepts, Then Spurns Russian Gift

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 7:15am

Russia is offering to build a $1 million monument in Elizabeth City, N.C., honoring a World War II U.S.-Soviet joint operation. The city council at first said yes. Newly-elected members now say no.

(Image credit: Courtesy M.G. Crisci)

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'The Italian Teacher' Paints A Troubled Father-Son Relationship

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 7:15am

Tom Rachman's new novel The Italian Teacher takes place in the art world, where a bigger than life artist named Bear Bavinsky makes it hard for his adoring son to form his own indentity.

(Image credit: Eslah Attar/NPR)

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The Call-In: Politics In Your Community

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 7:15am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Democratic strategist Celinda Lake and Republican strategist Whit Ayres about politics and political strategy ahead of November's midterm elections.

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Voices From The 'March For Our Lives' Rally In Washington

Sun, 03/25/2018 - 7:15am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with students at Saturday's March For Our Lives rally in Washington, D.C.

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Female Candidates Breastfeed Children In Campaign Ads

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 5:00am

The campaign ads represent one way that women are increasingly willing to break the mold of the standard candidate, in a year with record numbers of women running for office.

(Image credit: YouTube)

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The Reality Of School Shooting Drills

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 8:03am

Florida schools have ramped up "code red drills" in the aftermath of the Parkland shooting. One teacher plans to post footage of the drills online to build support for more restrictive gun laws.

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Pennsylvania Voters React To Lamb's Apparent Win

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 8:03am

Democrat Conor Lamb appears to have won in a special election in Pennsylvania. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro checks back in with Dave Podurgiel and Jojo Burgess, two voters in the district.

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Reconnecting With Childhood Friends

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 8:03am

As part of our Missed Connections series, NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro reunites Sharony Green and Beth Hegab, former childhood friends who drifted apart, according to Green, in part because of race.

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Salvadoran Evangelicals Work To Change Lives Of Gang Members

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 8:03am

El Salvador has one of the highest murder rates in the world, driven by gangs. The Economist's Sarah Esther Maslin reported on how evangelical churches help gang members pull away from lives of crime.

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Tension Increases Between Moscow And London

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 8:03am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to British MP Tom Tugendhat about the rising tensions between the U.K. and Russia, including the latest news that Russia is expelling 23 British diplomats.

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Report: Cambridge Analytica 'Harvested Private Information'

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 8:03am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Matthew Rosenberg of The New York Times about Cambridge Analytica, which allegedly harvested information from millions of Facebook users without their permission.

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