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Coming Up Tomorrow

Jun 2, 2018

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Tomorrow on WEEKEND EDITION Sunday with Lulu - a look at how California's teaching children about marijuana now that it's legal there. Parents and educators are looking for a message beyond the Just Say No campaign.

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We all have songs that bring memories. Fifty years ago, Laura Nyro wrote a song that put momentous and terrifying events into words. Martin Luther King, an apostle of peace, had been shot down. There was grief, unrest and uprising in the streets.

Philip Roth And His Millions Of Words

May 26, 2018

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W. Kamau Bell On The Meaning Of Patriotism

May 26, 2018

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Egypt's LGBT Crackdown

May 26, 2018

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Danica Patrick is one of the biggest names in motor sports, one of the most successful women in the history of American racing, and tomorrow, her last race is one of the world's most famous - the Indy 500. NPR's Cheryl Corley reports.

Saturday Sports: Is Cleveland Done Rocking?

May 19, 2018

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And now it's time for sports.

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Maybe you heard - Prince Harry wed Meghan Markle, an American, today inside the grounds of Windsor Castle outside of London.

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The $1 Fentanyl Drug Test

May 12, 2018

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All Ducks Considered

May 12, 2018

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A Busy Time For Migrating Birds

May 12, 2018

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Today brings the familiar excitement of the Kentucky Derby. Television-ready, mint juleps and perhaps one of the few horse races many of us will watch all year.

But an hour's drive from Churchill Downs, students and staff at Midway University may not find time to watch, because they're taking care of their own horses.

PLAYlive Nation, a nightclub-style video game lounge, is one big, dark room with club music playing in the background. Flat-screen televisions line the walls with XBox gaming systems plugged into each one. There's a big, comfortable chair for each television. Almost every screen is taken up by someone playing Fortnite.

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'Carousel' Returns To Broadway

Apr 28, 2018

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Time for sports.

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Don't despair about the world. It's time for sports.

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3 Ecuadorean Journalists Killed

Apr 15, 2018

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Now to South America, where a peace treaty in Colombia may have had some tragic side effects in neighboring Ecuador. Two Ecuadorian journalists and their driver who were kidnapped last month by former Colombian guerrillas have been killed. Reporter John Otis has more.

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