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Whether revealing events in small-town America or overseas, or profiling notable personalities, Weekend Edition from NPR News appreciates the extraordinary details that make up every story. This two-hour weekend morning newsmagazine covers hard news, a wide variety of newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor.

Weekend Edition Sunday with Rachel Martin 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. And the highlight for many listeners is the puzzle segment with Puzzlemaster Will Shortz, the crossword puzzle editor of The New York Times.

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The Boom In Political Podcasting

Oct 8, 2017

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Shania Twain On Starting Over In 'Now'

Oct 1, 2017

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After a 15-year hiatus, Shania Twain is back.

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SHANIA TWAIN: (Singing) I wasn't just broken. I was shattered.

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Two major rockfalls in California's Yosemite National Park took place this past week. The slides have park officials worried about safety. Valley Public Radio's Ezra David Romero reports.

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Trump And Athletes Trade Words On Twitter

Sep 24, 2017

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Retirees across the country had no idea what happened to their second homes in Florida. Some have gone to Florida to find out for themselves, as NPR's Camila Domonoske reports from Fort Myers.

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Brooklyn Is Magical In 'Shadowhouse Fall'

Sep 17, 2017

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How Miami's Little Haiti Fared

Sep 17, 2017

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