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In 'She Wants It,' Jill Soloway Gets Transparent About Their Life And Work

The creator of the hit show about a trans woman and her family says patriarchy and white supremacy have a hold on storytelling in Hollywood — and other people want a chance to speak.(Image credit: Gabriel Olsen/FilmMagic)
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What Happened To Mexico's Missing 43 Students In 'A Massacre In Mexico'

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to journalist Anabel Hernandez about her new book, A Massacre in Mexico: The True Story Behind the Missing Forty-Three Students.
Tags: News, Mexico, Npr, Anabel Hernandez, Lulu Garcia Navarro


Sunday Puzzle: Find The Missing Link

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Weekend Edition Puzzlemaster Will Shortz play a word game with WRVO listener Dan Panachyda of Manlius, N.Y.(Image credit: NPR)
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In Hurricane Michael's Wake, Florida Panhandle Faces Steep Path Back To Normal

More than a week after Hurricane Michael made landfall as a Category 4 storm, cities and towns are facing the daunting task of trying to rebuild. (Image credit: Debbie Elliott/Debbie Elliott/NPR)
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The Consequences Of Threatening Foreign Aid Cuts Over Immigration Enforcement

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Andrew Natsios, former USAID administrator, about President Trump's threat to cut aid because of a migrant caravan that reached Mexico.
Tags: News, Npr, Usaid, Trump, Andrew Natsios, Lulu Garcia Navarro


Afghans Vote Despite Attacks On Polling Stations

We have an update on Afghanistan's parliamentary elections, which have seen deadly attacks.
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A Poetry Hunter On Discovering Lost Poems Of Anne Sexton

Poetry hunter Erin Singer helped find an unpublished work by the late poet Anne Sexton. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks the Louisiana Tech English professor about her find.
Tags: News, Npr, Anne Sexton, Lulu Garcia Navarro, Erin Singer


How The Khashoggi Story Is Playing In The Middle East

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks University of Waterloo political scientist Bessma Momani about the regional reaction to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Tags: News, Middle East, Npr, University of Waterloo, Lulu Garcia Navarro, Bessma Momani


Sen. Jeff Merkley On Khashoggi, Russia Treaty

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi and President Trump's pledge to end a nuclear arms treaty with Russia.
Tags: News, Npr, Trump, Sen Jeff Merkley D Ore, Lulu Garcia Navarro, Jamal Khashoggi, Sen Jeff Merkley On Khashoggi


The College Course On Zombies

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Rollins College philosophy professor Eric Smaw about his course titled "Zombies, Serial Killers, and Madmen."
Tags: News, Npr, Rollins College, Lulu Garcia Navarro, Eric Smaw


Migrant Caravan Reaches Mexico

Hundreds of migrants from Central America have crossed into Mexico and want to reach the United States.
Tags: News, Mexico, Central America


Hundreds Of Thousands Demonstrate Against Brexit

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks the BBC's Charlotte Gallagher about a big anti-Brexit march in London and the looming deadline for an orderly withdrawal of the U.K. from the EU.
Tags: London, News, Bbc, Npr, Lulu Garcia Navarro, Charlotte Gallagher


What's At Stake In State Elections

Reid Wilson, national correspondent for The Hill, joins NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro to talk about how the midterms may affect balance of power in state legislatures.
Tags: News, Npr, Reid Wilson, Lulu Garcia Navarro


A Brief History Of Nixon's 'Saturday Night Massacre'

This weekend marks the 45th anniversary of the "Saturday Night Massacre," when Richard Nixon purged legal officials from the Justice Department. It led to Nixon's resignation the following year.
Tags: News, Justice Department, Nixon, Richard Nixon


Meet The Jews Of The German Far Right

Fellow Jews in the country are baffled by a small Jewish faction within the Alternative for Germany, a party accused of racism and of downplaying the Nazis.(Image credit: Frank Rumpenhorst/AFP/Getty Images)
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The Role Of Identity In Politics

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks NYU professor Kwame Anthony Appiah about the role of identity — gender, party, class — in politics.
Tags: News, Npr, Nyu, Kwame Anthony Appiah, Lulu Garcia Navarro


Report: Women Everywhere Don't Know Enough About Ovarian Cancer

A new study shows that slow rates of diagnosis and delayed access to treatment are the norm around the world.(Image credit: Medical Body Scans/Getty Images/Science Source)
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Barbara Kingsolver Captures The Feeling Of Being 'Unsheltered'

Kingsolver's new novel opens with a family suffering a slew of disappointments — job losses, aging parents and kids returning home — then jumps back in time to draw subtle parallels with the past.(Image credit: Cameron Pollack/NPR)
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U.S. To End Cold War-Era Nuclear Arms Treaty With Russia, Trump Says

The 1987 INF treaty banned ground-launched ballistic and cruise missiles with an intermediate range. For years, U.S. officials have accused Russia of violating the treaty.(Image credit: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)
Tags: News, Russia, Nicholas Kamm, Russia Trump Says


LA Dodgers Defeat Milwaukee Brewers To Reach World Series

Los Angeles held off Milwaukee 5-1 in Game 7 of the National League Championship Series. The Dodgers will go to the World Series for the second year in a row, this time facing the Boston Red Sox.(Image credit: Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
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As Border Restrictions Tighten, Some Experts See Migrant Caravans Growing In Size

Mexico has begun allowing members of a mass migrant caravan to cross its border, following violent clashes between the migrants and Mexican police on Friday. (Image credit: Oliver de Ros/AP)
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Crowdsourcing To Find Survivors Of Hurricane Michael

According to one website, at least 300 people are still unaccounted for on the Florida panhandle in the wake of Hurricane Michael.(Image credit: David Goldman/AP)
Tags: Florida, News


Turkey Continues To Investigate Khashoggi's Death

Turkey is continuing to investigate the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, amidst widespread skepticism about Saudi Arabia's explanation of how he was killed.
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Khashoggi, Jamal Khashoggi


Turkey's Role In The Khashoggi Case

NPR's Michel Martin talks to Anthony Cordesman of the Center for Strategic and International Studies about Turkey's role in the Khashoggi affair.
Tags: News, Turkey, Anthony Cordesman, Npr, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Michel Martin, Khashoggi


Migrant Caravan Stuck At Guatemala-Mexico Border

NPR's Michel Martin talks with reporter Emily Green, who is following thousands of migrants traveling in a so-called caravan to the U.S.
Tags: News, Npr, Michel Martin, Emily Green, Guatemala Mexico


Facebook Executive Draws Attention To Brother's Death After Police Encounter

Chinedu Okobi died this month after he was tased by a San Mateo County Police Department deputy. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with his sister, Ebele Okobi, Facebook's public policy director of Africa.
Tags: Facebook, News, Npr, Michel Martin, Ebele Okobi Facebook, Chinedu Okobi, San Mateo County Police Department


Texas High Schools To Require Police Interaction Education Video

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Texas State Sen. Royce West about a new mandatory video for high school students regarding how to deal with police at traffic stops.
Tags: News, Npr, Michel Martin, Texas State Sen Royce West


'NYT' Reporter Digs Into Conservative Group's Secret Judicial Training Program

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with New York Times' reporter Adam Liptak about his exposé into the Heritage Foundation's Federal Clerkship Training Academy.
Tags: News, New York Times, Npr, Adam Liptak, Michel Martin, Secret Judicial Training Program


Barbershop: Hollywood's Treatment Of The Opioid Crisis

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with reporter and author Sam Quinones, along with CNN contributor Jeff Yang, about how the opioid crisis is treated in the media.
Tags: Hollywood, News, Cnn, Npr, Michel Martin, Jeff Yang, Sam Quinones