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 2019 NPR - For Personal Use Only NPR API RSS Generator 0.94 Sun, 14 Apr 2019 08:03:30 -0400 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2019/02/26/we_otherentitiestemplatesun_sq-4a03b35e7e5adfa446aec374523a578d54dc9bf5.png?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 no Orioles' Chris Davis Ends Hitless Streak Sun, 14 Apr 2019 08:03:30 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/713195709/orioles-chris-davis-ends-hitless-streak?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/713195709/orioles-chris-davis-ends-hitless-streak?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Orioles' Chris Davis Ends Hitless Streak NPR 66 no Chris Davis of the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday succeeded breaking out of his 0-for-54 hitless streak. Sunday Puzzle: A Piece Of Cake Weekend Edition puzzlemaster Will Shortz play a word game with WAMU listener Ryan Saunders of Washington, D.C.]]> Sun, 14 Apr 2019 08:03:30 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/712366197/sunday-puzzle-a-piece-of-cake?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/712366197/sunday-puzzle-a-piece-of-cake?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Sunday Puzzle: A Piece Of Cake NPR Weekend Edition puzzlemaster Will Shortz play a word game with WAMU listener Ryan Saunders of Washington, D.C.]]> 347 no NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer and <em>Weekend Edition</em> puzzlemaster Will Shortz play a word game with WAMU listener Ryan Saunders of Washington, D.C. Sweden And Assange Sun, 14 Apr 2019 08:03:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/713202390/sweden-and-assange?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/713202390/sweden-and-assange?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Sweden And Assange NPR 111 no Staffan Sonning of Sweden's Sveriges Radio talks about proposals to extradite Julian Assange to Sweden, years after Swedish prosecutors issued an arrest warrant on rape allegations. 'Stockholm': A Hostage Situation And How 'Stockholm Syndrome' Came To Be Stockholm, which covers the hostage situation that coined the term "Stockholm syndrome."]]> Sun, 14 Apr 2019 08:03:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/713195772/stockholm-a-hostage-situation-and-how-stockholm-syndrome-came-to-be?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/713195772/stockholm-a-hostage-situation-and-how-stockholm-syndrome-came-to-be?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday 'Stockholm': A Hostage Situation And How 'Stockholm Syndrome' Came To Be NPR Stockholm, which covers the hostage situation that coined the term "Stockholm syndrome."]]> 448 no NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks to Noomi Rapace about her latest film, <em>Stockholm,</em> which covers the hostage situation that coined the term "Stockholm syndrome." Peeling Back The Reasons Behind The Onion Shortage Sun, 14 Apr 2019 08:03:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/713195765/peeling-back-the-reasons-behind-the-onion-shortage?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/713195765/peeling-back-the-reasons-behind-the-onion-shortage?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Peeling Back The Reasons Behind The Onion Shortage NPR 204 no Weather issues in the U.S. and elsewhere have contributed to an onion shortage. NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks with Shay Myers, is a third-generation farmer growing onions in Idaho and Oregon. Hollywood Writers Vs. Agents Sun, 14 Apr 2019 08:03:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/713195758/hollywood-writers-vs-agents?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/713195758/hollywood-writers-vs-agents?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Hollywood Writers Vs. Agents NPR 285 no NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks to writer and producer Keli Goff about members of the Writers Guild of America being told to fire their agents en masse. How Philadelphia Mandated Vaccinations In 1991 Sun, 14 Apr 2019 08:03:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/713195751/how-philadelphia-mandated-vaccinations-in-1991?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/713195751/how-philadelphia-mandated-vaccinations-in-1991?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday How Philadelphia Mandated Vaccinations In 1991 NPR 279 no NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer speaks with Dr. Paul Offit, director of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, about the last time the U.S. mandated measles vaccinations. U.N. Envoy To Libya On Situation On The Ground Sun, 14 Apr 2019 08:03:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/713195744/u-n-envoy-to-libya-on-situation-on-the-ground?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/713195744/u-n-envoy-to-libya-on-situation-on-the-ground?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday U.N. Envoy To Libya On Situation On The Ground NPR 238 no As fighting continues outside Libya's capital, NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer speaks with Ghassan Salamé, U.N. envoy to Libya about what the international community is doing to negotiate a ceasefire. Detained Immigrants Organize Hunger Strikes Sun, 14 Apr 2019 08:03:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/713195737/detained-immigrants-organize-hunger-strikes?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/713195737/detained-immigrants-organize-hunger-strikes?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Detained Immigrants Organize Hunger Strikes Michael Isaac Stein 247 no In 2019 alone, detained immigrants have organized hunger strikes in at least seven different detention facilities across the U.S. Assessing The Democratic Presidential Field From South Carolina Sun, 14 Apr 2019 08:03:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/713195730/assessing-the-democratic-presidential-field-from-south-carolina?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/713195730/assessing-the-democratic-presidential-field-from-south-carolina?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Assessing The Democratic Presidential Field From South Carolina NPR 272 no In the last couple decades, South Carolina has emerged as an important early state primary. NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks to Jaime Harrison, associate chairman of the Democratic National Committee. How The Rock 'N Play Baby Sleeper Became Popular And Why It Was Recalled Sun, 14 Apr 2019 08:03:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/713195723/how-the-rock-n-play-baby-sleeper-became-popular-and-why-it-was-recalled?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/713195723/how-the-rock-n-play-baby-sleeper-became-popular-and-why-it-was-recalled?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday How The Rock 'N Play Baby Sleeper Became Popular And Why It Was Recalled NPR 285 no NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks with baby sleep consultant and author Alexis Dubief about the recall of Fisher-Price's Rock 'n Play sleepers, which have had a devoted following among parents. Get Paid To Stay In Bed, For Space Science Sun, 14 Apr 2019 08:03:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/713195716/get-paid-to-stay-in-bed-for-space-science?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/713195716/get-paid-to-stay-in-bed-for-space-science?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Get Paid To Stay In Bed, For Space Science NPR no NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer speaks with Jennifer Ngo-Anh of the European Space Agency about their planned study during which subjects will stay in bed for two months. Sudanese Activist On What Comes Next Sun, 14 Apr 2019 08:03:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/713195702/sudanese-activist-on-what-comes-next?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/713195702/sudanese-activist-on-what-comes-next?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Sudanese Activist On What Comes Next NPR 299 no NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks to Sudanese activist and protester Mayada Hassanain about President Omar al-Bashir being ousted and women's roles in the protests. Sunday Politics: Mueller Report Expectations Sun, 14 Apr 2019 08:03:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/713195695/sunday-politics-mueller-report-expectations?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/713195695/sunday-politics-mueller-report-expectations?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Sunday Politics: Mueller Report Expectations NPR 303 no This week, Congress and the public await the expected release of the Mueller report — or at least what Attorney General William Barr is willing to let them see. 3 Decades In, Bruce Hornsby's Style Is Constantly Evolving Absolute Zero.]]> Sun, 14 Apr 2019 08:03:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/712875712/3-decades-in-bruce-hornsbys-style-is-constantly-evolving?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/712875712/3-decades-in-bruce-hornsbys-style-is-constantly-evolving?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday 3 Decades In, Bruce Hornsby's Style Is Constantly Evolving NPR Absolute Zero.]]> 505 no The Grammy-winning pianist and composer branches out from his soundtrack work to create his latest album, <em>Absolute Zero</em>. How Can We Be Sure Artificial Intelligence Is Safe For Medical Use? Sun, 14 Apr 2019 08:03:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/04/14/711775543/how-can-we-be-sure-artificial-intelligence-is-safe-for-medical-use?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/04/14/711775543/how-can-we-be-sure-artificial-intelligence-is-safe-for-medical-use?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday How Can We Be Sure Artificial Intelligence Is Safe For Medical Use? NPR 409 no Software that can replace doctors for certain tasks has a big responsibility. The Food and Drug Administration is now figuring out how to determine when computer algorithms are safe and effective. After Decades Of Comics, 'Cathy' Cartoonist Found Writing 'So Liberating' Fifty Things that Aren't My Fault. Writing essays "was like coming home and taking off the Spanx," she says.]]> Sun, 14 Apr 2019 08:01:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/712791381/after-decades-of-comics-cathy-cartoonist-found-writing-so-liberating?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/712791381/after-decades-of-comics-cathy-cartoonist-found-writing-so-liberating?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday After Decades Of Comics, 'Cathy' Cartoonist Found Writing 'So Liberating' NPR Fifty Things that Aren't My Fault. Writing essays "was like coming home and taking off the Spanx," she says.]]> 313 no Cathy Guisewite drew her comic strip for more than 30 years. Her new book is called <em>Fifty Things that Aren't My Fault. </em>Writing essays "was like coming home and taking off the Spanx," she says. Noah's Wife Gets A Name In 'Naamah' Sun, 14 Apr 2019 07:58:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/712793915/noahs-wife-gets-a-name-in-naamah?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/14/712793915/noahs-wife-gets-a-name-in-naamah?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Noah's Wife Gets A Name In 'Naamah' NPR 410 no Sarah Blake's new book retells the biblical flood from the point of view of Noah's wife — who never has a name in the Bible, but who nevertheless helped humanity (and all those animals) survive. What To Know About Israel's Elections Sun, 07 Apr 2019 08:05:25 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/710781501/what-to-know-about-israels-elections?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/710781501/what-to-know-about-israels-elections?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday What To Know About Israel's Elections NPR 265 no Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is dogged by corruption allegations but could be re-elected as the country votes Tuesday. His main challenger is a retired general promising clean government. Sunday Puzzle: Name That Country Weekend Edition's puzzlemaster Will Shortz play a word game with KUCV listener Eugene Clausen of Lincoln, Neb.]]> Sun, 07 Apr 2019 08:05:25 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/710382971/sunday-puzzle-name-that-country?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/710382971/sunday-puzzle-name-that-country?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Sunday Puzzle: Name That Country NPR Weekend Edition's puzzlemaster Will Shortz play a word game with KUCV listener Eugene Clausen of Lincoln, Neb.]]> 348 no NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and <em>Weekend Edition</em>'s puzzlemaster Will Shortz play a word game with KUCV listener Eugene Clausen of Lincoln, Neb. The Man Who Keeps Fenway Park Running Sun, 07 Apr 2019 08:05:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/710781529/the-man-who-keeps-fenway-park-running?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/710781529/the-man-who-keeps-fenway-park-running?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday The Man Who Keeps Fenway Park Running Shira Springer no Who has the toughest job in baseball? Maybe Donnie Gardiner, the facilities superintendent at Fenway Park. He's responsible for getting the 107-year-old ballpark ready for the Red Sox home opener. Juno Flies By Jupiter Sun, 07 Apr 2019 08:05:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/710781522/juno-flies-by-jupiter?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/710781522/juno-flies-by-jupiter?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Juno Flies By Jupiter NPR 261 no NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks NASA scientist Steven Levin about the spacecraft Juno's latest Jupiter fly-by, occurring this weekend. Mueller Report: Understanding Redactions Sun, 07 Apr 2019 08:05:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/710781515/mueller-report-understanding-redactions?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/710781515/mueller-report-understanding-redactions?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Mueller Report: Understanding Redactions NPR 300 no Lawmakers anxiously await the Mueller report, but there's a catch: redactions. Greg Brower, formerly the FBI's chief liaison to Congress, discusses with Lulu Garcia-Navarro what might be blacked out. Reacting To The LDS Church's Latest LGBT Policy Change Sun, 07 Apr 2019 08:05:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/710781508/reacting-to-the-lds-churchs-latest-lgbt-policy-change?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/710781508/reacting-to-the-lds-churchs-latest-lgbt-policy-change?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Reacting To The LDS Church's Latest LGBT Policy Change NPR 354 no The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reversed a controversial policy about children of same-sex couples being baptized. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Jamison Manwaring. College Campus Tries Out Robot Delivery Sun, 07 Apr 2019 08:05:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/710781494/college-campus-tries-out-robot-delivery?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/710781494/college-campus-tries-out-robot-delivery?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday College Campus Tries Out Robot Delivery Patrick Madden no At George Mason University in Northern Virginia, a fleet of autonomous robots roam the sidewalks delivering pizza, doughnuts and coffee to students. Shell Withdraws From Oil Lobby Group Sun, 07 Apr 2019 08:05:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/710781487/shell-withdraws-from-oil-lobby-group?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/710781487/shell-withdraws-from-oil-lobby-group?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Shell Withdraws From Oil Lobby Group NPR 237 no Royal Dutch Shell is withdrawing from an oil lobbying group because of disagreements about environmental policy. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Amy Harder of Axios about the move. What's Been Learned About Genocide Since Rwanda Sun, 07 Apr 2019 08:05:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/710781480/whats-been-learned-about-genocide-since-rwanda?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/710781480/whats-been-learned-about-genocide-since-rwanda?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday What's Been Learned About Genocide Since Rwanda NPR 196 no NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with David Simon, who directs the Genocide Studies Program at Yale University, on the 25th anniversary of the start of Rwanda's genocide. Understanding The Fighting Factions In Libya Sun, 07 Apr 2019 08:05:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/710781470/understanding-the-fighting-factions-in-libya?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/710781470/understanding-the-fighting-factions-in-libya?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Understanding The Fighting Factions In Libya NPR 216 no NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Mansour El-Kikhia of the University of Texas at San Antonio about Gen. Khalifa Haftar, whose forces in Libya are advancing on the government in Tripoli Sunday Politics: Trump And Mexico, Biden Sun, 07 Apr 2019 08:05:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/710781463/sunday-politics-trump-and-mexico-biden?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/710781463/sunday-politics-trump-and-mexico-biden?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Sunday Politics: Trump And Mexico, Biden NPR 220 no President Trump threatens more tariffs on Mexico over the influx of migrants crossing the border, while Joe Biden responded to women's allegations of inappropriate touching. Big Wild Bottles His Challenges And Curiosities Into Debut Album Superdream.]]> Sun, 07 Apr 2019 08:05:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/710402578/big-wild-bottles-his-challenges-and-curiosities-into-debut-album?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/710402578/big-wild-bottles-his-challenges-and-curiosities-into-debut-album?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Big Wild Bottles His Challenges And Curiosities Into Debut Album NPR Superdream.]]> 333 no Electronic composer Jackson Stell, who performs as Big Wild, ventures into singing for the first time with his debut album <em>Superdream</em>. Chef's Memoir Tackles What It's Like To Be Young, Gifted And Black In Fine Dining Notes From A Young Black Chef, isn't just about his rise from poverty to celebrated restaurateur. It's also a meditation on being a black man in a rarefied world.]]> Sun, 07 Apr 2019 08:05:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2019/04/07/710364521/chefs-memoir-tackles-what-it-s-like-to-be-young-gifted-and-black-in-fine-dining?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2019/04/07/710364521/chefs-memoir-tackles-what-it-s-like-to-be-young-gifted-and-black-in-fine-dining?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Chef's Memoir Tackles What It's Like To Be Young, Gifted And Black In Fine Dining NPR Notes From A Young Black Chef, isn't just about his rise from poverty to celebrated restaurateur. It's also a meditation on being a black man in a rarefied world.]]> 412 no Kwame Onwuachi's new memoir, <em>Notes From A Young Black Chef,</em> isn't just about his rise from poverty to celebrated restaurateur. It's also a meditation on being a black man in a rarefied world. Shelters And City Governments Scramble To Help Migrants In The Rio Grande Valley Sun, 07 Apr 2019 08:02:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/710366095/shelters-and-city-governments-scramble-to-help-migrants-in-the-rio-grande-valley?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/710366095/shelters-and-city-governments-scramble-to-help-migrants-in-the-rio-grande-valley?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Shelters And City Governments Scramble To Help Migrants In The Rio Grande Valley Reynaldo Leanos Jr. 239 no The mayor of Brownsville, Texas, was told to expect close to 6,000 migrants released in the Rio Grande Valley this week. A local shelter has been taking in hundreds each day. A Math Teacher's Life Summed Up By The Gifted Students He Mentored Sun, 07 Apr 2019 07:49:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/707326070/a-math-teachers-life-summed-up-by-the-gifted-students-he-mentored?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/707326070/a-math-teachers-life-summed-up-by-the-gifted-students-he-mentored?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday A Math Teacher's Life Summed Up By The Gifted Students He Mentored NPR 656 no A biologist at Harvard was chatting with a colleague about a mentor who pushed him to do harder math problems. It turns out the colleague had the same mentor — and so did many others. Salvador Dalí Meets The Marx Brothers In 'Giraffes On Horseback Salad' Giraffes on Horseback Salad. Studio head Louis B. Mayer killed it, but it lives again as a graphic novel.]]> Sun, 07 Apr 2019 07:41:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/710032236/salvador-dal-meets-the-marx-brothers-in-giraffes-on-horseback-salad?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/710032236/salvador-dal-meets-the-marx-brothers-in-giraffes-on-horseback-salad?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Salvador Dal? Meets The Marx Brothers In 'Giraffes On Horseback Salad' NPR Giraffes on Horseback Salad. Studio head Louis B. Mayer killed it, but it lives again as a graphic novel.]]> 441 no Salvador Dalí's friendship with Harpo Marx led him to write a Marx Brothers movie treatment, <em>Giraffes on Horseback Salad</em>. Studio head Louis B. Mayer killed it, but it lives again as a graphic novel. These NBA Dancers Spin, Shimmy And Twerk. And They're All 50 Or Older Sun, 07 Apr 2019 07:38:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/709987599/these-nba-dancers-spin-shimmy-and-twerk-and-theyre-all-50-or-older?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/709987599/these-nba-dancers-spin-shimmy-and-twerk-and-theyre-all-50-or-older?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday These NBA Dancers Spin, Shimmy And Twerk. And They're All 50 Or Older NPR 292 no Some things get better with age. Just ask the members of the Wizdom, a dance team for the NBA's Washington Wizards who are all 50 years old or older. Economic Ripples: Hospital Closure Hurts A Town's Ability To Attract Retirees Sun, 07 Apr 2019 07:33:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/04/07/703932131/economic-ripples-hospital-closure-hurts-a-towns-ability-to-attract-retirees?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/04/07/703932131/economic-ripples-hospital-closure-hurts-a-towns-ability-to-attract-retirees?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Economic Ripples: Hospital Closure Hurts A Town's Ability To Attract Retirees Blake Farmer 237 no Celina, Tenn., has long lured retirees, with its scenic hills and affordability. These newcomers help fuel the local economy. But a recent hospital closure makes the town a harder sell. Sunday Puzzle: Shuffle A Couple Letters For This Category Challenge Weekend Edition Puzzlemaster Will Shortz play a word game this week with KCFR listener Richard Bauman of Golden, Colo.]]> Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:43:22 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/31/708443217/sunday-puzzle-shuffle-a-couple-letters-for-this-category-challenge?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/31/708443217/sunday-puzzle-shuffle-a-couple-letters-for-this-category-challenge?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Sunday Puzzle: Shuffle A Couple Letters For This Category Challenge NPR Weekend Edition Puzzlemaster Will Shortz play a word game this week with KCFR listener Richard Bauman of Golden, Colo.]]> 328 no NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and <em>Weekend Edition</em> Puzzlemaster Will Shortz play a word game this week with KCFR listener Richard Bauman of Golden, Colo. How InterSurgeon Connects Surgeons Around The World Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:43:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/31/708503992/how-intersurgeon-connects-surgeons-around-the-world?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/31/708503992/how-intersurgeon-connects-surgeons-around-the-world?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday How InterSurgeon Connects Surgeons Around The World NPR 235 no NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to William Harkness, co-founder of InterSurgeon, a free service that connects surgeons globally and helps low-income countries provide access to surgical care. Georgia's Abortion Bill Matches Trend Toward More Restrictions Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:43:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/31/708503983/georgias-abortion-bill-matches-trend-toward-more-restrictions?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/31/708503983/georgias-abortion-bill-matches-trend-toward-more-restrictions?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Georgia's Abortion Bill Matches Trend Toward More Restrictions NPR 257 no Georgia lawmakers have passed a "fetal heartbeat" abortion bill. It's part of a larger trend, with many state legislatures taking steps toward banning the procedure early in pregnancy. What It's Like To Be A Transgender Person In ICE Custody Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:43:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/31/708503976/what-its-like-to-be-a-transgender-person-in-ice-custody?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/31/708503976/what-its-like-to-be-a-transgender-person-in-ice-custody?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday What It's Like To Be A Transgender Person In ICE Custody NPR no Johely Campos Cervantes was detained by ICE in 2018. She describes to NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro how she was treated as a transgender person in ICE custody. View From Mexico On Trump's Latest Rhetoric Reforma, how Mexico has been reacting to the latest escalation in rhetoric from President Trump.]]> Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:43:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/31/708503969/view-from-mexico-on-trumps-latest-rhetoric?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/31/708503969/view-from-mexico-on-trumps-latest-rhetoric?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday View From Mexico On Trump's Latest Rhetoric NPR Reforma, how Mexico has been reacting to the latest escalation in rhetoric from President Trump.]]> 316 no NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks José Díaz-Briseño, Washington correspondent for the Mexican newspaper <em>Reforma,</em> how Mexico has been reacting to the latest escalation in rhetoric from President Trump. Why Flamingos Are Flocking To Mumbai Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:43:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/31/708503962/why-flamingos-are-flocking-to-mumbai?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/31/708503962/why-flamingos-are-flocking-to-mumbai?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Why Flamingos Are Flocking To Mumbai NPR no Rahul Khot, assistant director at the Bombay Natural History Society, tells us what might behind the near three-fold increase in the flamingo population in Mumbai, India. Remembering Agnès Varda Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:43:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/31/708503955/remembering-agn-s-varda?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/31/708503955/remembering-agn-s-varda?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Remembering Agn?s Varda NPR 237 no One of the world's most influential filmmakers, Agnes Varda, has died at age 90. In 2017, she received an honorary Oscar. One Fan's Game To Find The Throne In Sweden Game of Thrones fan Josefine Wallenå of Sweden about her search for an Iron Throne replica. It was part of a worldwide scavenger hunt promoting the final season of the hit HBO show.]]> Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:43:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/31/708503946/one-fans-game-to-find-the-throne-in-sweden?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/31/708503946/one-fans-game-to-find-the-throne-in-sweden?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday One Fan's Game To Find The Throne In Sweden NPR Game of Thrones fan Josefine Wallenå of Sweden about her search for an Iron Throne replica. It was part of a worldwide scavenger hunt promoting the final season of the hit HBO show.]]> no We hear from <em>Game of Thrones</em> fan Josefine Wallenå of Sweden about her search for an Iron Throne replica. It was part of a worldwide scavenger hunt promoting the final season of the hit HBO show. Tips For Spring Travel Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:43:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/31/708503937/tips-for-spring-travel?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/31/708503937/tips-for-spring-travel?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Tips For Spring Travel NPR 143 no Spring break, grounded Boeing planes, bankruptcies, thunderstorms — perfect conditions for overcrowded and canceled flights. SmarterTravel editor Ashley Rossi offers advice to Lulu Garcia-Navarro. Petitioning For An Afro Emoji Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:43:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/31/708503930/petitioning-for-an-afro-emoji?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/31/708503930/petitioning-for-an-afro-emoji?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Petitioning For An Afro Emoji NPR 213 no NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to writer Rhianna Jones, who is petitioning the Unicode Consortium for an emoji of a person with an Afro. Israeli Troops Kill At Least 4 Palestinian Protesters, Gaza Health Officials Say Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:43:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/31/708503923/israeli-troops-kill-at-least-4-palestinian-protesters-gaza-health-officials-say?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/31/708503923/israeli-troops-kill-at-least-4-palestinian-protesters-gaza-health-officials-say?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Israeli Troops Kill At Least 4 Palestinian Protesters, Gaza Health Officials Say NPR 128 no On the first anniversary of major protests at the border fence between Israel and Gaza, demonstrations were calmer than usual, but four Palestinians were killed. How Americans Are Reacting To The Mueller Investigation's End Time magazine about reactions to the end of the Mueller investigation.]]> Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:43:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/31/708503916/how-americans-are-reacting-to-the-mueller-investigations-end?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/31/708503916/how-americans-are-reacting-to-the-mueller-investigations-end?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday How Americans Are Reacting To The Mueller Investigation's End NPR Time magazine about reactions to the end of the Mueller investigation.]]> 308 no NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with political reporter Molly Ball of <em>Time</em> magazine about reactions to the end of the Mueller investigation. Democratic Candidates Storm Storm Lake Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:43:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/31/708503909/democratic-candidates-storm-storm-lake?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/31/708503909/democratic-candidates-storm-storm-lake?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday Democratic Candidates Storm Storm Lake NPR 230 no Democratic presidential candidates made their pitch to rural voters at a gathering in Storm Lake, Iowa. On Public Lands, Visitors Surge While Federal Management Funds Decline Sun, 31 Mar 2019 07:43:00 -0400 https://www.npr.org/2019/03/31/708051277/on-public-lands-visitors-surge-while-federal-management-funds-decline?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday https://www.npr.org/2019/03/31/708051277/on-public-lands-visitors-surge-while-federal-management-funds-decline?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsunday On Public Lands, Visitors Surge While Federal Management Funds Decline NPR 257 no Western towns surrounded by and dependent upon public lands are forced to get creative as federal recreation budgets continue a slow decline. They are boosting local efforts to maintain public access.