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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.
Updated: 1 hour 49 min ago

A Steelworkers Union On Trump's Tariffs

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 7:54am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Granite City, Ill., steelworkers union president Dan Simmons about the jobs coming back to his city after President Trump's decision to impose tariffs on foreign steel.

Categories: Syndicated

What's Next For Mohammed Bin Salman

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 7:54am

Allowing women to drive was the emblem of a new Saudi Arabia and its young crown prince. But the arrest of pro-driving activists has generated second thoughts about the country's purported reforms.

Categories: Syndicated

Singapore Summit Preview

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 7:54am

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are getting ready for their meeting in Singapore.

Categories: Syndicated

U.S. Takes Supercomputer Crown From China

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 7:54am

The U.S. is now home to the world's most powerful scientific supercomputer.

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Sen. Jeff Merkley On North Korea And Immigration

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 7:54am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., about his experience trying to visit a migrant processing center and the upcoming meeting between President Trump and Kim Jong Un.

Categories: Syndicated

Canada Reacts To Trump's G-7 Statement Rejection

Sun, 06/10/2018 - 7:54am

President Trump said he won't sign a joint statement with America's G-7 allies, calling Canada's prime minister "Very dishonest & weak." Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Peter Armstrong of the CBC.

Categories: Syndicated

A Longtime Israeli-Palestinian Friendship Falls Apart

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 8:22am

"It's difficult for him to ... not see me as an Israeli who is causing all this pain to him and his family," says Dana Levy, who became friends with Mohammed Saqar of Gaza when they were teens.

(Image credit: Andrea Bruce/VII Network for NPR)

Categories: Syndicated

Sunday Puzzle: It's Up To You

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 8:14am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro plays the puzzle with puzzle master Will Shortz and Steven Tivol of Berekely, Calif.

(Image credit: NPR)

Categories: Syndicated

Alfredo Corchado On Mexico, The U.S. And 'Homelands'

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 8:14am

Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Mexican-American journalist and author Alfredo Corchado about his new book Homelands, which is a personal reflection and history lesson.

Categories: Syndicated

Canadian Government To Buy Oil Pipeline

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 8:14am

The Canadian government is planning to buy an embattled pipeline expansion project. Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with the CBC's Vassy Kapelos.

Categories: Syndicated

Swimming From Japan To San Francisco

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 8:14am

Ben Lecomte is the first person to try to swim across the Pacific Ocean. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to him from Choshi, Japan before he departs to attempt the journey.

Categories: Syndicated

The Betel Nut Sellers Of Papua New Guinea

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 8:14am

Papua New Guinea is home to one of the world's highest incidence of gender-based violence. Young, low-income women who work at night selling betel nuts are among the most vulnerable.

Categories: Syndicated

What China Wants On Trade And North Korea

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 8:14am

What does China want out of trade negotiations with the U.S. and U.S. negotiations with North Korea? Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Yun Sun of the Stimson Center.

Categories: Syndicated

The Realities Of MS-13

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 8:14am

David Kennedy, a criminal justice professor at John Jay College, tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro what we know about the international criminal gang MS-13 compared with President Trump's statements.

Categories: Syndicated

California's Unusual Primary System

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 8:14am

California's nontraditional nonpartisan primary system could negatively affect Democrats running for the House and Republicans running in the state's races for governor and senator.

Categories: Syndicated

Trump's Lawyers Say He Can't Be Forced To Testify

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 8:14am

Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to New York Times correspondent Maggie Haberman about a letter from President Trump's lawyers to Robert Mueller arguing that the president is not compelled to testify.

Categories: Syndicated

A Tale Of Obsession In 'Social Creature'

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 8:14am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with author Tara Isabella Burton about her debut novel Social Creature. It's a dark tale of characters willing to do whatever it takes to get money and attention.

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Dozens Killed In Protests In Nicaragua

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 8:14am

Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Xiomara Diaz, a restaurant owner in Nicaragua, about the country's continued civil unrest and the recent deadly violence there. Protesters want the president to resign.

Categories: Syndicated

'A Kid Like Jake' And Gender

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 8:14am

Silas Howard directed the new film A Kid Like Jake, a movie about a family grappling with their preschool son's preference for dressing like a girl. Howard talks with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

Categories: Syndicated

On Separating Migrant Families

Sun, 06/03/2018 - 8:14am

Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Jessica Vaughan of Center for Immigration Studies, which favors less immigration, about President Trump's policy for migrants and the separation of families.

Categories: Syndicated