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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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Massachusetts Historian Works To Solve Mystery Of Anonymous Graves

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 8:05am

Massachusetts students and their teacher are identifying the people buried in nameless graves at a cemetery associated with a now-closed state school for disabled people.

Categories: Syndicated

Venezuela Runs Short On Power And Fuel

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 8:05am

Oil-rich Venezuela could run out of gasoline in just a couple of weeks, as U.S. sanctions bite and their refinery capacity shrinks. If that happens, this would paralyze the already crippled economy.

Categories: Syndicated

U.S. And South Korea Reach A Deal On Military Costs

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 8:05am

The U.S. and South Korea have reached a deal "in principle" on sharing the cost of the U.S. military presence in South Korea.

Categories: Syndicated

Sunday Politics

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 8:05am

We have an update on congressional negotiations over border wall funding and the political turmoil in Virginia.

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Rep. Steny Hoyer On Border Security

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 8:05am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Rep. Steny Hoyer, Democrat of Maryland, about his recent trip to the U.S.-Mexico border and about the status of border security funding negotiations on Capitol Hill.

Categories: Syndicated

Update On American Held In Russia

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 8:05am

It's been more than a month since Paul Whelan was arrested in Moscow on suspicion of espionage. His family is frustrated by the lack of information about the charges against him.

Categories: Syndicated

Legal Battle Over Border Wall Plays Out At Chapel In Mission, Texas

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 8:05am

A chapel on the border is at the center of a legal dispute between the local Catholic diocese and the Trump administration. We visit the church in Mission, Texas.

Categories: Syndicated

Supreme Court To Take On Gun Laws This Spring

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 8:05am

The Supreme Court is poised to take up a guns case for the first time in nearly a decade. And with a newly conservative majority, it could reshape gun rights and restrictions across the country.

Categories: Syndicated

Grammy-Nominated Blues Musician Cedric Burnside Remembers His Roots

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 8:05am

His album Benton County Relic was nominated for a Grammy this year in the Best Traditional Blues category and features lyrics about his poor upbringing in Mississippi.

(Image credit: Clay Masters/Iowa Public Radio)

Categories: Syndicated

Sunday Puzzle: 3rd & O

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 8:05am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Weekend Edition puzzlemaster Will Shortz play a puzzle with WVPM listener Joe Sallmen of Fairmont, W.Va.

(Image credit: NPR)

Categories: Syndicated

Democrat Sherrod Brown Tours Early Voting States

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 8:05am

Ohio Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown hasn't decided to run for president yet. He's on a tour of early primary states, like New Hampshire, testing out a message focused on the working class.

Categories: Syndicated

Why We Can't Break Up With Big Tech

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 7:27am

Gizmodo's Kashmir Hill spent six weeks trying to cut Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Apple out of her life completely. "Spoiler," she says. "It's not possible."

(Image credit: Jeff Chiu/AP)

Categories: Syndicated

Leah Nobel Explores The Mixed Bag Of Human Experience With New Album

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 6:19am

Leah Nobel interviewed 100 people about what it means to be human to help create her new album Running in Borrowed Shoes.

(Image credit: Kelsey Cherry/Courtesy of the artist)

Categories: Syndicated

Gov. Northam Resists Calls To Resign, Despite Demands Across The Political Spectrum

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 7:39am

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam vows to keep working for Virginians while demands across the political spectrum for his resignation continue.

Categories: Syndicated

After 33 Years, Northern Haze Is Back With New Album 'Siqinnaarut'

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 7:39am

In 1985, an album from a decidedly far-flung place put the band Northern Haze on the map. James Ungalq talks to NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about his band's new album and their the music lives on.

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Lucky Lamp Lighting And Anchovy Overload: Wacky Rituals Sports Fans Swear By

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 7:39am

In honor of Super Bowl LIII, sports fans across the U.S. tell us what superstitions and rituals they cling to when the pressure is on for their favorite team.

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Reuters Investigation Finds UAE Employed Former NSA Hackers As Spies

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 7:39am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Joel Schectman of Reuters, who co-wrote a report about former NSA hackers who went to work for the United Arab Emirates and spied on human rights advocates.

Categories: Syndicated

Thousands Of Venezuelans Take To The Streets To Protest Ongoing Political Crisis

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 7:39am

Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans have taken to the streets to oust President Nicolas Maduro. A day after the latest protests, Maduro remains defiant.

Categories: Syndicated

What To Expect When President Trump Addresses The Nation Tuesday

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 7:39am

President Trump's State of the Union address will take place later than normal, and while the threat of another shutdown looms.

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3 Award-Winning Latina Authors Are Symbols Of Hope For Next Generation Of Writers

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 7:39am

Children's literature handed out some of its biggest awards this past week. And three Latina authors were recipients. We talk to them about what this moment means to them.

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