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Preview: NPR Programs: Weekend Edition Sunday

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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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Sunday Morning Alt.Latino Serenade: Four Tracks For Your Weekend

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 13:46:28 -0400

Another monthly sampler to Weekend Edition Sunday with love from Alt.Latino.



Author Recognizes Ordinary Africans Fighting Extremism

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 07:37:58 -0400

NPR's Melissa Block talks to Alexis Okeowo author of A Moonless, Starless Sky. Among the stories, a Somali girl defies al-Shabab and plays basketball, and a Mauritanian man campaigns against slavery.



The Call-In: Workplace Sexual Harassment

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 07:37:58 -0400

This week on The Call-In, we're talking about sexual harassment in the workplace. We hear from Chai Feldblum, commissioner of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.



Japanese Voters Weather Typhoon To Vote In Presidential Election

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 07:37:58 -0400

Japanese voters go to the polls Sunday in a presidential election that favors incumbent Shinzo Abe. He wants to revise the constitution and legalize a Japanese military for the first time since WWII.



U.S.-Backed Forces Liberate Raqqa From ISIS Control

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 07:37:58 -0400

NPR's Melissa Block talks to Holly Williams of CBS News, who was with U.S.-backed militia forces when they took control of the Syrian city. It had been serving as a de facto capital of ISIS.



'I'm Old As Dirt But I Can Still Sing': Sweet Pea Atkinson On 'Get What You Deserve'

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 07:37:58 -0400

R&B singer Sweet Pea Atkinson was the gravely vocalist for the band Was (Not Was). He's back with his first solo album in 35 years.



Out Of Bounds: NFL Protests During The National Anthem

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 07:37:57 -0400

NPR's Melissa Block talks to David Vobora, a former NFL player, about what he's hearing about the protests. Vobora works with injured NFL players and veterans and says he hears different views.



'Hotel Scarface': The Hotel At The Center Of Miami's Cocaine Boom

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 07:37:57 -0400

NPR's Melissa Block talks to journalist Roben Farzad about his new book, Hotel Scarface: Where Cocaine Cowboys Partied and Plotted to Control Miami. It was a hub for Miami's exploding cocaine trade.



Volunteers Work To Get Clean Water In Rural Puerto Rican Towns

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 07:37:57 -0400

A month after Hurricane Maria hit, a million people in Puerto Rico still lack clean water. A group of volunteers is bringing their own water purification to remote towns.



Senate Vote Could Lead To Drilling In Alaska's Wildlife Refuge

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 07:37:57 -0400

Senate Democrats tried and failed Thursday to block oil drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The fight over drilling in ANWR has passed from one generation of senators to another.



Sunday Puzzle: Read Into It

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 07:37:57 -0400

NPR's Melissa Block and Sam Sanders play this week's puzzle with Will Shortz, The New York Times crossword editor and Weekend Edition's Puzzlemaster.



Little Rock Officials Write A Break-Up Letter To Amazon

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 07:37:00 -0400

Mayor Mark Stodola had said his city would pursue a chance to become Amazon's second headquarters. NPR's Melissa Block talks to Stodola about the Arkansas city's change of heart.



Confusion Lingers Over Deaths Of 4 U.S. Soldiers In Niger

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 07:37:00 -0400

Congress is demanding answers about the mission. NPR's Melissa Block talks to retired Army officer John Nagl about the mission and President Trump's condolence calls to the families.



Army Tightens Rules For Immigrants Joining As A Path To Citizenship

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 07:37:00 -0400

NPR's Melissa Block talks with Margaret Stock, a retired U.S. Army officer, who created a program to recruit skilled immigrants. She says the new rules will bring down enlistment.



Fact Check: President Trump's Comments On ACA's Subsidies

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 07:37:00 -0400

NPR's Melissa Block talks to Sarah Kliff, Vox senior policy correspondent, to fact check Trump's claim that subsidies for insurance companies are "bailouts" and "a windfall" for those companies.