FEED - Weekend Edition Sunday
Five spellers in this year's National Spelling Bee shared a coach: a retired school teacher from Denver. Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Bill Schaefer, who's been been teaching spelling since the 1970s.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Jennifer Berry Hawes about her new book, Grace Will Lead Us Home, which chronicles the aftermath of the 2015 Charleston church shooting.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with marine ecologist Nancy Rabalais about the expanding dead zone that is likely to appear in the Gulf of Mexico because of record Midwest rains.
Guatemalans go to the polls today to elect a new president and members of Congress. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Martín Rodríguez Pellecer, editor of the news website Nómada.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks CNN's Jim Acosta about working with White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, who is leaving the White House.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Ahmed Isse Awad, the foreign minister of Somalia, about his appeal to Somalis in the U.S. to come home and help Somalia rebuild.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Weekend Edition puzzlemaster Will Shortz plays a word game this week with KCRW listener Robert Wemischner of Los Angeles.
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Victoria Hui, a Hong Kong native and political scientist at the University of Notre Dame, explains Hong Kong's political history as protests continue there.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with reporter Gavin Jackson of SCETV about the Democratic presidential candidates' efforts to appeal to South Carolina voters, especially African Americans.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro discusses the situation with Iran and the attacks on ships in the Middle East with foreign affairs expert Robin Wright.
Vermont Gov. Phil Scott vetoed a bill mandating a waiting period for gun purchases. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to an advocate for the bill, Alyssa Black, whose son killed himself with a gun.
A German father fights to find and bring home his young daughter, taken by his ex-wife when she went to Syria five years ago with her new husband, an ISIS fighter.
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A town bylaw, passed in May, started with a high school student. She called for an end to "shaming menstruation."
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How do you study the upper limits of human endurance? Professor Herman Pontzer of Duke University tracked long-distance athletes running across the country. He talks with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Vox culture critic Emily VanDerWerff, who came out publicly as a trans woman in her recent review of the new season of The Handmaid's Tale.
YouTube's new policy intended to remove hateful speech from its platform has been effective, but it is also having unintended consequences.
Flood insurance is getting increasingly expensive. So Congress is trying to restructure the federal flood insurance program and figure out how to help people who live in flood-prone areas.
Under a new agreement, Guatemalans seeking asylum must first seek refuge in Mexico, and not the U.S.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with José Díaz-Briseño, Washington correspondent for the Mexican newspaper Reforma, about the agreement between the U.S. and Mexico on immigration.
Summer is the season for horror. From streamers to theaters, Chucky, zombies and a creepy clown are part of a slate of scary movies that will be released over the coming months.