NPR Programs: Weekend Edition Sunday : NPR https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=10 <em>Weekend Edition Sunday</em> 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. en Copyright 2018 NPR - For Personal Use Only NPR API RSS Generator 0.94 Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:25:00 -0500 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2018/08/06/npr_we_podcasttile1_sq-cf32a980b540f1d1b2d51173ca3cfdd7ecc55058.jpg?s=200 Weekend Edition Sunday https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=10 yes 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.]]> NPR New Climate Deal Keeps Paris Accord Alive, Draws Path To Implementation Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:25:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677177026/new-climate-deal-keeps-paris-accord-alive-draws-path-to-implementation?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677177026/new-climate-deal-keeps-paris-accord-alive-draws-path-to-implementation?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday New Climate Deal Keeps Paris Accord Alive, Draws Path To Implementation NPR 222 no NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with CNN's Senior International Correspondent Nick Paton Walsh about the climate deal recently reached at a major conference in Poland. Merry Christmas, And A Happy New 42 Years (And Counting) Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:03:42 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677157736/merry-christmas-and-a-happy-new-42-years-and-counting?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677157736/merry-christmas-and-a-happy-new-42-years-and-counting?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Merry Christmas, And A Happy New 42 Years (And Counting) NPR 67 no Two retired workers with Britain's Royal Mail have been exchanging the same Christmas card (by hand) for 43 years, marking most years in it with a little rhyme. Left Exposed By Middle Eastern Upheaval, Christians Are Fleeing Region Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:03:42 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677157722/left-exposed-by-middle-eastern-upheaval-christians-are-fleeing-region?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677157722/left-exposed-by-middle-eastern-upheaval-christians-are-fleeing-region?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Left Exposed By Middle Eastern Upheaval, Christians Are Fleeing Region NPR 350 no Janine diGiovanni discusses her report in Harper's on the accelerating persecution and uprooting of Christians in the land where the religion was born Record Latino Turnout Was A Huge Factor In Democrats' Midterm Election Wins Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:03:42 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677157715/record-latino-turnout-was-a-huge-factor-in-democrats-midterm-election-wins?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677157715/record-latino-turnout-was-a-huge-factor-in-democrats-midterm-election-wins?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Record Latino Turnout Was A Huge Factor In Democrats' Midterm Election Wins NPR 226 no NPR's Lulu-Garcia Navarro speaks with researcher Matt Barreto about his study showing that Latino voter turnout nearly doubled from 2014 to 2018. More than a quarter were first-time voters, he says. Co-Founder: 'Cannibalism,' Not Anti-Trump Stand, Killed 'Weekly Standard' Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:03:42 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677157708/co-founder-cannibalism-not-anti-trump-stand-killed-weekly-standard?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677157708/co-founder-cannibalism-not-anti-trump-stand-killed-weekly-standard?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Co-Founder: 'Cannibalism,' Not Anti-Trump Stand, Killed 'Weekly Standard' NPR 326 no The last issue of the 23-year-old magazine was published this week, and co-founder and contributing editor John Podhoretz says friction between business and editorial teams seems to be one cause. Aid Will Move Slowly From Yemen Port Ceasefire — If It Lasts Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:03:42 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677157701/aid-will-move-slowly-from-yemen-port-ceasefire-if-it-lasts?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677157701/aid-will-move-slowly-from-yemen-port-ceasefire-if-it-lasts?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Aid Will Move Slowly From Yemen Port Ceasefire -- If It Lasts NPR 292 no NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to reporter Jane Ferguson about the situation in Yemen, where a ceasefire in a key port city is off to a shaky start. Lab-Grown Meat Draws Big Investors — And Big Opposition Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:03:42 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677157694/lab-grown-meat-draws-big-investors-and-big-opposition?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677157694/lab-grown-meat-draws-big-investors-and-big-opposition?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Lab-Grown Meat Draws Big Investors -- And Big Opposition NPR 218 no Tech startups are using animal stem cells to grow meat. Big meat companies, including Tyson and Cargill, are investing in the technology, while livestock producers are trying to fight it. Chile Starts Implementing Ban On Stores Giving Customers Plastic Bags Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:03:42 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677157687/chile-starts-implementing-ban-on-stores-giving-customers-plastic-bags?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677157687/chile-starts-implementing-ban-on-stores-giving-customers-plastic-bags?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Chile Starts Implementing Ban On Stores Giving Customers Plastic Bags NPR 221 no It's the first country in Latin America with such a ban, which takes full effect in August 2020. For Chileans, who on average were using 200 bags per person every year, it's taking time to adjust. Set The Table, Then Let Them Work It Out: Surviving Holiday Family Drama Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:03:42 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677157680/set-the-table-then-let-them-work-it-out-surviving-holiday-family-drama?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677157680/set-the-table-then-let-them-work-it-out-surviving-holiday-family-drama?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Set The Table, Then Let Them Work It Out: Surviving Holiday Family Drama NPR 320 no For this segment of our series "Help I'm Hosting," NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to standup comic Megan Gailey about getting through family drama during the holidays. Library Of Congress Honors Groundbreaking 1898 Film Depicting Black Joy Something Good, a film that shows the first known on-screen kiss between two black actors — and the last until 1945 — is being added to the National Film Registry.]]> Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:03:42 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677157673/library-of-congress-honors-groundbreaking-1898-film-depicting-black-joy?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677157673/library-of-congress-honors-groundbreaking-1898-film-depicting-black-joy?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Library Of Congress Honors Groundbreaking 1898 Film Depicting Black Joy NPR Something Good, a film that shows the first known on-screen kiss between two black actors — and the last until 1945 — is being added to the National Film Registry.]]> 230 no <em>Something Good</em>, a film that shows the first known on-screen kiss between two black actors — and the last until 1945 — is being added to the National Film Registry. A Decade After Madoff Ponzi Scheme Failed, Money Is Still Being Recovered Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:03:42 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677157666/a-decade-after-madoff-ponzi-scheme-failed-money-is-still-being-recovered?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677157666/a-decade-after-madoff-ponzi-scheme-failed-money-is-still-being-recovered?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday A Decade After Madoff Ponzi Scheme Failed, Money Is Still Being Recovered NPR 296 no Irving Picard, a lawyer leading the liquidation the collapsed investment firm, says lawsuits and forensic accounting have gotten back almost 70 percent of what was feared lost — some $13 billion. Journalists And NGOs Face Shutdowns, Beatings As Nicaragua Stifles Dissent Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:03:42 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677157659/journalists-and-ngos-face-shutdowns-beatings-as-nicaragua-stifles-dissent?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677157659/journalists-and-ngos-face-shutdowns-beatings-as-nicaragua-stifles-dissent?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Journalists And NGOs Face Shutdowns, Beatings As Nicaragua Stifles Dissent NPR 136 no The government of Nicaragua's embattled President Daniel Ortega recently ransacked the offices of human rights organizations and an independent media outlet last week. On Both Sides Of U.S.-Mexico Border, Migrants Face Risks And Long Waits Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:03:42 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677157652/on-both-sides-of-u-s-mexico-border-migrants-face-risks-and-long-waits?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677157652/on-both-sides-of-u-s-mexico-border-migrants-face-risks-and-long-waits?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday On Both Sides Of U.S.-Mexico Border, Migrants Face Risks And Long Waits NPR 265 no NPR's Lulu Garcia Navarro talks with reporter Alfredo Corchado of the Dallas Morning News about the conditions that migrants trying to enter the U.S. encounter when stuck along the border. Zinke Out, Mulvaney In (For Now) In Busy Weekend Of Presidential Tweets Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:03:42 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677157645/zinke-out-mulvaney-in-for-now-in-busy-weekend-of-presidential-tweets?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677157645/zinke-out-mulvaney-in-for-now-in-busy-weekend-of-presidential-tweets?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Zinke Out, Mulvaney In (For Now) In Busy Weekend Of Presidential Tweets NPR 273 no President Trump is making personnel moves — naming an interim chief of staff and announcing his Interior secretary's resignation — while facing a dizzying number of investigations into his conduct. Sunday Puzzle: Silence Is Golden Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:03:42 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677102109/sunday-puzzle-silence-is-golden?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677102109/sunday-puzzle-silence-is-golden?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Sunday Puzzle: Silence Is Golden NPR 387 no Weekend Edition's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and puzzle master Will Shortz play this week's puzzle with WXXI and WYPR listener Jonathan Sussman of Pittsford, N.Y. 'Bleed Out' Shows How Medical Errors Can Have Life-Changing Consequences Bleed Out, follows the medical malpractice suit he filed on behalf of his mom, who lapsed into a coma after surgery.]]> Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:03:42 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677054343/bleed-out-shows-how-medical-errors-can-have-life-changing-consequences?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/677054343/bleed-out-shows-how-medical-errors-can-have-life-changing-consequences?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday 'Bleed Out' Shows How Medical Errors Can Have Life-Changing Consequences NPR Bleed Out, follows the medical malpractice suit he filed on behalf of his mom, who lapsed into a coma after surgery.]]> 433 no Steve Burrows' new HBO documentary, <em>Bleed Out, </em>follows the medical malpractice suit he filed on behalf of his mom, who lapsed into a coma after surgery. Alaska Fishermen Hauling A Bigger Catch With Gear They Get To Use For The First Time Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:03:42 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/676887454/alaska-fishermen-hauling-a-bigger-catch-with-gear-they-get-to-use-for-the-first-?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/676887454/alaska-fishermen-hauling-a-bigger-catch-with-gear-they-get-to-use-for-the-first-?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Alaska Fishermen Hauling A Bigger Catch With Gear They Get To Use For The First Time Aaron Bolton 237 no Alaska fishermen who took advantage of new regulations allowing them to fish with a previously banned piece of gear are happy they saved their catch from hungry whales. Kitka Brings 'Powerful Women's Voices, Joined Together' From East To West Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:03:42 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/676768511/kitka-brings-powerful-womens-voices-joined-together-from-east-to-west?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/676768511/kitka-brings-powerful-womens-voices-joined-together-from-east-to-west?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Kitka Brings 'Powerful Women's Voices, Joined Together' From East To West NPR 443 no For four decades the Oakland ensemble Kitka has sung intricate harmonies from Eastern Europe. Members Shira Cion and Kelly Atkins talk about the group's new album, "Harmonies of Heaven and Earth." In 'Capernaum,' The Chaos Of Lebanon From A Homeless Child's Perspective Sun, 16 Dec 2018 08:03:42 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/676553757/in-capernaum-the-chaos-of-lebanon-from-a-homeless-child-s-perspective?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/16/676553757/in-capernaum-the-chaos-of-lebanon-from-a-homeless-child-s-perspective?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday In 'Capernaum,' The Chaos Of Lebanon From A Homeless Child's Perspective NPR 366 no In Beirut, a young boy sues his parents for giving birth to him in poverty. That's the premise of a new film from director Nadine Labaki which features her most unapologetically activist agenda. Political Moves In Wisconsin And Michigan Reminiscent Of Marbury Vs. Madison Debate Sun, 09 Dec 2018 07:52:18 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/675070435/political-moves-in-wisconsin-and-michigan-reminiscent-of-marbury-vs-madison-deba?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/675070435/political-moves-in-wisconsin-and-michigan-reminiscent-of-marbury-vs-madison-deba?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Political Moves In Wisconsin And Michigan Reminiscent Of Marbury Vs. Madison Debate NPR 262 no The moves in Wisconsin and Michigan aren't new. In some ways they reopen the debate that was settled in Marbury vs. Madison. The American Enterprise Institute's Norman Ornstein gives us a lesson. New Wisconsin Bill Undercuts Incoming Governor's Power Sun, 09 Dec 2018 07:52:18 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/675070428/new-wisconsin-bill-undercuts-incoming-governors-power?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/675070428/new-wisconsin-bill-undercuts-incoming-governors-power?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday New Wisconsin Bill Undercuts Incoming Governor's Power NPR 362 no NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Wisconsin State Representatives Jim Steineke and Amanda Stuck about the recent bills passed by the state legislature to limit the powers of the incoming governor. Why John Kelly's Exit From The White House Is No A Surprise Sun, 09 Dec 2018 07:52:18 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/675070421/why-john-kellys-exit-from-the-white-house-is-no-a-surprise?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/675070421/why-john-kellys-exit-from-the-white-house-is-no-a-surprise?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Why John Kelly's Exit From The White House Is No A Surprise NPR 227 no Persistent rumors of White House Chief of Staff John Kelly's departure are finally true, just 16 months after he started on the job. Remembering Lyudmila Alexeyeva, Russian Human Rights Activist Sun, 09 Dec 2018 07:52:18 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/675070414/remembering-lyudmila-alexeyeva-russian-human-rights-activist?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/675070414/remembering-lyudmila-alexeyeva-russian-human-rights-activist?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Remembering Lyudmila Alexeyeva, Russian Human Rights Activist NPR 74 no Lyudmila Alexeyeva, one of Russia's oldest, most decorated human rights activists, has died at 91. Investigative Journalist Jason Leopold Breaks Down His Reporting On Trump And Russia Sun, 09 Dec 2018 07:52:18 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/675070407/investigative-journalist-jason-leopold-breaks-down-his-reporting-on-trump-and-ru?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/675070407/investigative-journalist-jason-leopold-breaks-down-his-reporting-on-trump-and-ru?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Investigative Journalist Jason Leopold Breaks Down His Reporting On Trump And Russia NPR 269 no NPR's Lulu Garcia Navarro speaks with BuzzFeed reporter Jason Leopold about his recent story on the connections between the Trump organization and the Russians. Rep. Jamie Raskin Gives InSight On Latest Events In Russia Investigation Sun, 09 Dec 2018 07:52:18 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/675070400/rep-jamie-raskin-gives-insight-on-latest-events-in-russia-investigation?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/675070400/rep-jamie-raskin-gives-insight-on-latest-events-in-russia-investigation?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Rep. Jamie Raskin Gives InSight On Latest Events In Russia Investigation NPR 334 no NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin, member of the House Oversight and Judiciary committees, about the latest court filings by prosecutors and the special counsel. 'Help, I'm Hosting': Author Nina Stibbe Offers Best Tips For Gift-Giving An Almost Perfect Christmas, about her best tips on gift-giving.]]> Sun, 09 Dec 2018 07:52:18 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/675070393/help-i-m-hosting-author-nina-stibbe-offers-best-tips-for-gift-giving?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/675070393/help-i-m-hosting-author-nina-stibbe-offers-best-tips-for-gift-giving?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday 'Help, I'm Hosting': Author Nina Stibbe Offers Best Tips For Gift-Giving NPR An Almost Perfect Christmas, about her best tips on gift-giving.]]> 354 no This week on our holiday advice series, NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Nina Stibbe, author of <em>An Almost Perfect Christmas</em>, about her best tips on gift-giving. Asylum Seekers Rely On Ad Hoc Group Of Migrant Coordinators Sun, 09 Dec 2018 07:52:18 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/675070386/asylum-seekers-rely-on-ad-hoc-group-of-migrant-coordinators?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/675070386/asylum-seekers-rely-on-ad-hoc-group-of-migrant-coordinators?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Asylum Seekers Rely On Ad Hoc Group Of Migrant Coordinators NPR 293 no The thousands of Central American migrants in limbo in northern Mexico are relying on an ad hoc group of organizers among them to keep lists of asylum seekers and look after their conditions. Wildfires, Hurricanes: How Climate Change Is Affecting Natural Disasters Sun, 09 Dec 2018 07:52:18 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/675070379/wildfires-hurricanes-how-climate-change-is-affecting-natural-disasters?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/675070379/wildfires-hurricanes-how-climate-change-is-affecting-natural-disasters?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Wildfires, Hurricanes: How Climate Change Is Affecting Natural Disasters NPR 328 no The effects of climate change are already being felt as natural disasters get more severe and frequent. Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Harvard faculty member Jesse Keenan about climate migration. A Tradition Of Passing Down Decorations From One Family To Another Sun, 09 Dec 2018 07:52:18 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/675070372/a-tradition-of-passing-down-decorations-from-one-family-to-another?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/675070372/a-tradition-of-passing-down-decorations-from-one-family-to-another?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday A Tradition Of Passing Down Decorations From One Family To Another NPR 142 no NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro explores holiday decorations passed on from one homeowner to another. 'Yellow Vest' Protesters Vs. French Police Sun, 09 Dec 2018 07:52:18 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/675070365/yellow-vest-protesters-vs-french-police?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/675070365/yellow-vest-protesters-vs-french-police?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday 'Yellow Vest' Protesters Vs. French Police NPR 230 no The French government is struggling to deal with the wave of Yellow Vest protests sweeping the country. Politics News Of The Week Sun, 09 Dec 2018 07:52:18 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/675070358/politics-news-of-the-week?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/675070358/politics-news-of-the-week?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Politics News Of The Week NPR 285 no National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson gives host Lulu Garcia-Navarro her take on the news of the week — including three bombshell filings that shed light on the Robert Mueller investigation. Origins Of The Top Dog Names Of 2018: Pop Culture, Brunch, And Baby Names Sun, 09 Dec 2018 07:52:18 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/674596049/origins-of-the-top-dog-names-of-2018-pop-culture-brunch-and-baby-names?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/674596049/origins-of-the-top-dog-names-of-2018-pop-culture-brunch-and-baby-names?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Origins Of The Top Dog Names Of 2018: Pop Culture, Brunch, And Baby Names NPR 62 no The most popular dog names of 2018 say a lot about our world and what we're watching. Increasingly, dogs are getting human names, but is that really a surprise since they're part of the family? For One Rural Community, Fighting Addiction Started With Recruiting The Right Doctor Sun, 09 Dec 2018 07:52:18 -0500 https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/12/09/674329075/for-one-rural-community-fighting-addiction-started-with-recruiting-the-right-doc?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2018/12/09/674329075/for-one-rural-community-fighting-addiction-started-with-recruiting-the-right-doc?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday For One Rural Community, Fighting Addiction Started With Recruiting The Right Doctor NPR 241 no While opioids get all the attention, rural communities struggle with substances like meth and alcohol too. One clinic is building up capacity to treat all of them, using both medicine and counseling. Fire-Resistant Is Not Fire-Proof, California Homeowners Discover Sun, 09 Dec 2018 07:52:18 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/673890767/fire-resistant-is-not-fire-proof-california-homeowners-discover?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/673890767/fire-resistant-is-not-fire-proof-california-homeowners-discover?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Fire-Resistant Is Not Fire-Proof, California Homeowners Discover Emily Guerin 232 no California has some of the strictest building codes in the country for homes built in areas with wildfire risk. But recent fires show that even the most fire-resistant homes will burn. How 2 New York Women Erased $1.5 Million In Medical Debt For Hundreds Of Strangers Sun, 09 Dec 2018 07:52:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/675070442/how-2-new-york-women-erased-1-5-million-in-medical-debt-for-hundreds-of-stranger?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/675070442/how-2-new-york-women-erased-1-5-million-in-medical-debt-for-hundreds-of-stranger?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday How 2 New York Women Erased $1.5 Million In Medical Debt For Hundreds Of Strangers NPR 170 no Judith Jones and Carolyn Kenyon discuss their fundraising efforts that resulted in $1.5 million medical bill debt forgiveness for New York strangers. Sunday Puzzle: Familiar Phrases Sun, 09 Dec 2018 07:52:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/674772899/sunday-puzzle-familiar-phrases?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/674772899/sunday-puzzle-familiar-phrases?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Sunday Puzzle: Familiar Phrases NPR 320 no Weekend Edition's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Puzzlemaster Will Shortz play a word game with KPBS listener Geoffrey Mayne of San Diego, Calif. 'Dream It On Through': Dolly Parton On Her New Album, Inspiring Young People And More Dumplin', the new Netflix film starring Jennifer Aniston that's inspired by her music. ]]> Sun, 09 Dec 2018 07:52:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/673738768/dream-it-on-through-dolly-parton-on-her-new-album-inspiring-young-people-and-mor?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/673738768/dream-it-on-through-dolly-parton-on-her-new-album-inspiring-young-people-and-mor?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday 'Dream It On Through': Dolly Parton On Her New Album, Inspiring Young People And More NPR Dumplin', the new Netflix film starring Jennifer Aniston that's inspired by her music. ]]> 685 no The country legend talks about creating the soundtrack to <em>Dumplin'</em>, the new Netflix film starring Jennifer Aniston that's inspired by her music. How A Shorter Sea Ice Season Is Changing Life In The Arctic Sun, 09 Dec 2018 07:52:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/672100740/how-a-shorter-sea-ice-season-is-changing-life-in-the-arctic?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/672100740/how-a-shorter-sea-ice-season-is-changing-life-in-the-arctic?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday How A Shorter Sea Ice Season Is Changing Life In The Arctic Ravenna Koenig 210 no Climate change is so dramatic in northern Alaska that the effects on hunting and erosion are very real to people who've lived their whole lives there. Annoyed Baltimore Drivers Want City To Crack Down On 'Squeegee Kids' Sun, 09 Dec 2018 07:52:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/667155718/annoyed-baltimore-drivers-want-city-to-crack-down-on-squeegee-kids?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/09/667155718/annoyed-baltimore-drivers-want-city-to-crack-down-on-squeegee-kids?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Annoyed Baltimore Drivers Want City To Crack Down On 'Squeegee Kids' NPR 230 no An estimated 100 kids in Baltimore scrub car windshields for quick cash. It is not strictly legal, and many drivers wish the city would crack down on the practice. Lulu's Log: Bennu Asteroid Sun, 02 Dec 2018 07:52:44 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/02/672675525/lulus-log-bennu-asteroid?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/02/672675525/lulus-log-bennu-asteroid?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Lulu's Log: Bennu Asteroid NPR 142 no In Lulu's Log, we learn about Mike Puzio. When he was nine years old, he won a contest to name an asteroid. He chose Bennu. On Monday, a NASA spacecraft lands on Bennu for the first time. Jeffrey Epstein Allegedly Sexually Abused Underage Girls And Served A Light Sentence Miami Herald reporter Julie Brown discusses her investigative report on hedge fund manager Jeffrey Epstein, who sexually abused dozens of teenage girls but served only 13 months in a county jail.]]> Sun, 02 Dec 2018 07:52:44 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/02/672675518/jeffrey-epstein-allegedly-sexually-abused-underage-girls-and-served-a-light-sent?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/02/672675518/jeffrey-epstein-allegedly-sexually-abused-underage-girls-and-served-a-light-sent?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Jeffrey Epstein Allegedly Sexually Abused Underage Girls And Served A Light Sentence NPR Miami Herald reporter Julie Brown discusses her investigative report on hedge fund manager Jeffrey Epstein, who sexually abused dozens of teenage girls but served only 13 months in a county jail.]]> 325 no <em>Miami Herald </em>reporter Julie Brown discusses her investigative report on hedge fund manager Jeffrey Epstein, who sexually abused dozens of teenage girls but served only 13 months in a county jail. Help I'm Hosting: Decorating With Limited Resources Sun, 02 Dec 2018 07:52:44 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/02/672675511/help-im-hosting-decorating-with-limited-resources?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/02/672675511/help-im-hosting-decorating-with-limited-resources?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Help I'm Hosting: Decorating With Limited Resources NPR 336 no We're back with our holiday advice series, "Help I'm Hosting!" This week NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Joy Cho about decorating with limited resources. A General Motor's Employee Reacts To News Of Layoffs Sun, 02 Dec 2018 07:52:44 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/02/672675504/a-general-motors-employee-reacts-to-news-of-layoffs?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/02/672675504/a-general-motors-employee-reacts-to-news-of-layoffs?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday A General Motor's Employee Reacts To News Of Layoffs NPR 239 no NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Dnitra Landon, a GM assembly line worker at the GM Detroit-Hamtramck plant. She was recently told about planned layoffs by GM. Paradise Principal Discusses Next Steps After Leaving Home To Escape The Wildfire Sun, 02 Dec 2018 07:52:44 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/02/672675497/paradise-principle-discusses-next-steps-after-leaving-home-to-escape-the-wildfir?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/02/672675497/paradise-principle-discusses-next-steps-after-leaving-home-to-escape-the-wildfir?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Paradise Principal Discusses Next Steps After Leaving Home To Escape The Wildfire NPR 266 no NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro checks in with Loren Lighthall, principal of the high school in Paradise, Calif. The town was almost completely destroyed by a wildfire last month. Former White House Counsel To President Nixon Weighs In On Cohen's Plea Deal Sun, 02 Dec 2018 07:52:44 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/02/672675490/former-white-house-counsel-to-president-nixon-weighs-in-on-cohens-plea-deal?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/02/672675490/former-white-house-counsel-to-president-nixon-weighs-in-on-cohens-plea-deal?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Former White House Counsel To President Nixon Weighs In On Cohen's Plea Deal NPR 323 no Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Nixon's White House Counsel John Dean about this week's guilty plea by President Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen. George H.W. Bush Biography Sun, 02 Dec 2018 07:52:44 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/02/672675483/george-h-w-bush-biography?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/02/672675483/george-h-w-bush-biography?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday George H.W. Bush Biography NPR 316 no NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with presidential biographer, Jon Meacham, about the late George H.W. Bush and his impact. Week In Politics: Remembering George H.W. Bush Sun, 02 Dec 2018 07:52:44 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/02/672675462/week-in-politics-remembering-george-h-w-bush?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/02/672675462/week-in-politics-remembering-george-h-w-bush?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Week In Politics: Remembering George H.W. Bush NPR 260 no NPR's Mara Liasson speaks with host Lulu Garcia-Navarro about the week in politics. Mexico Swears In New President Sun, 02 Dec 2018 07:52:44 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/02/672675455/mexico-swears-in-new-president?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/02/672675455/mexico-swears-in-new-president?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Mexico Swears In New President NPR 207 no Mexico has sworn in a new president. He is a leftist, populist who promises to live modestly and tackle corruption. New Deal Between The U.S. And China Postpone New Round Of Tariffs Sun, 02 Dec 2018 07:52:44 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/02/672675448/new-deal-between-the-u-s-and-china-postpone-new-round-of-tariffs?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/02/672675448/new-deal-between-the-u-s-and-china-postpone-new-round-of-tariffs?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday New Deal Between The U.S. And China Postpone New Round Of Tariffs NPR 196 no President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping met Saturday night and announced a new deal to ease trade tensions. Sunday Puzzle: 2 Words Sun, 02 Dec 2018 07:52:44 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/02/672656517/sunday-puzzle-2-words?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/02/672656517/sunday-puzzle-2-words?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Sunday Puzzle: 2 Words NPR 352 no Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Will Shortz play the puzzle with WNYC listener Lucas Green of Brooklyn, N.Y.