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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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Republicans Hope To Pass Tax Bill By Christmas

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

Republicans released their final bill to overhaul the nation's tax code. They'll now work quickly this week to pass the $1.5 trillion dollar package and send it to the president by Christmas.

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How 311 Helped Understand Air Pollution After Harvey

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 7:46am

NPR has obtained recordings of calls made by Houston residents fearful about putrid odors in the hours and days after Hurricane Harvey started flooding the city's petrochemical infrastructure.

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A Record-Breaking Astronaut

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 7:46am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with astronaut Peggy Whitson, who returned from a mission to the International Space Station this fall. Whitson has spent more time in space than any other American.

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Democrats Weigh The Political Risks Of Calling For Trump's Impeachment

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 7:46am

Billionaire Tom Steyer has launched a TV ad campaign calling for impeaching President Trump. That may please many in the Democratic base, but others are wary of that message heading into 2018.

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A Refresher On Anita Hill And Clarence Thomas

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 7:46am

In the wake of today's #MeToo moment, the confirmation hearings of Clarence Thomas and the testimony of Anita Hill have new resonance.

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The View From Saudi Arabia On Trump's Jerusalem Policy

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 7:46am

Saudi Arabia called President Trump's decision to declare Jerusalem Israel's capital "unjustified and irresponsible."

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The Growing Latino Population In Texas

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 7:46am

Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Mimi Swartz of Texas Monthly and Jeronimo Cortina of the University of Houston about how the state's booming Latino population has affected its political landscape.

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Political Standoff Continues After Honduras Election

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 7:46am

Honduras has been shaken by protests over a contested presidential election. Supporters of the opposition candidate, a TV personality, say the vote has been stolen by the incumbent president.

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Labor Abuses After Harvey

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 7:46am

The rains after Hurricane Harvey flooded more than 100,000 homes in the Houston area. Now, thousands of day laborers are working nonstop and are also worried about getting paid.

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Loopholes In The GOP Tax Plan

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 7:46am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to tax lawyer and former George W. Bush administration official Greg Jenner about potential loopholes in the Republican tax plan.

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Immigrants In Post-Harvey Houston

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 7:46am

When disaster strikes it is often those on the lower end of the economic ladder, like immigrants, who suffer the most.

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Houston's Recovery

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 7:46am

Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Marvin Odum, Houston's chief recovery officer, about the city's need for more federal aid since the region was hit by Hurricane Harvey.

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Week In Politics

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 7:46am

Washington was roiled by sexual harassment allegations and resignations this week, even as the Russia investigation pressed on.

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A Visit To Houston's Himalaya: Pakistani And Indian Food With Deep Texas Roots

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 7:46am

Chef Kaiser Lashkari's Pakistani restaurant has become a Houston institution. It's also emblematic of the multi-ethnic city itself, with flavors that borrow happily from other culinary traditions.

(Image credit: Peter Breslow/NPR)

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A Conversation With Houston's 'Raptivist' Genesis Blu

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 7:46am

Genesis Blu is both a psychotherapist who works with teenagers and a rapper. "I love them equally," she says.

(Image credit: Tim Clyne/Courtesy of the artist)

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Sunday Puzzle: Food For Thought

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 7:46am

KJZZ listener Shaun Kuter plays this week's puzzle with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Will Shortz, The New York Times crossword editor and Weekend Edition Puzzlemaster.

(Image credit: NPR)

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The Complexities Surrounding Israel's Capital

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 8:08am

As the Trump administration prepares to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Mideast scholar Aaron David Miller the likely effects of such a move.

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Trump To Announce Shrinking Utah National Monuments

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 8:08am

President Trump is expected to announce plans to shrink Utah's Bears Ears National Monument. State representative Michael Noel tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro why he supports the plan.

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Democratic Sen. John Tester On The Republican Tax Bills

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 8:08am

An overhaul of the tax code passed the Senate with no Democratic votes. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., why his party stayed away from the legislation.

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Women Of Color And Sexual Harassment

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 8:08am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Karen Attiah, Washington Post global opinions editor, about women of color in the #MeToo movement.

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