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Conceived as a cross between a Sunday newspaper and CBS' Sunday Morning with Charles Kuralt, Weekend Edition Sunday features interviews with newsmakers, artists, scientists, politicians, musicians, writers, theologians and historians. The program has covered news events from Nelson Mandela's 1990 release from a South African prison to the capture of Saddam Hussein.

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The Rugby World Cup is underway in Ireland, where teams of women from 12 countries, including the United States, are rucking and scrumming in pursuit of the world title.

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The Call-In: The Solar Eclipse

Aug 13, 2017

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Now it's time for The Call-In.

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10-Year-Old Spots Museum Error

Aug 6, 2017

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LA Schools And Charters

Aug 6, 2017

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Family Life Around The World

Jul 30, 2017

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Do you still have old Polaroid pictures stashed away? Are they all washed out and faded? NPR's Neda Ulaby visited a museum exhibition of Polaroid photographs taken some 35 years ago that look as though they had just slid out of a camera yesterday.

Jada Pinkett Smith On 'Girls Trip'

Jul 23, 2017

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How You'll Be Watching 'Game Of Thrones'

Jul 16, 2017

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The Call-In: Physician-Assisted Dying

Jul 9, 2017

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Wild horses and cattle graze on the marshy banks of southern Spain's mighty Guadalquivir River.

From the mouth of this river, Christopher Columbus set off for the New World.

But since then, the river has gotten more salty. As fresh water is extracted for agriculture, drought — made more frequent by climate change — means less rainfall replaces it. Tides send salt water farther upriver.

Inside a cement building straddling part of the river, pumps suck 800 gallons out of the Guadalquivir per second — diverting it to irrigation canals.

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