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Weekend Edition Sunday with Rachel Martin on Sunday mornings brings news and analysis, and features puzzle master Will Shortz.

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Document The GOP's Shutdown Strategy
Brian McGuire, former chief of staff for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, discusses the politics of the shutdown and what moves the GOP might be planning next.
Document When A Reporter Gets Starstruck Over Ricky Martin
Ana Belaval's reaction to meeting singer Ricky Martin went viral not only for her reaction but what Martin means to Puerto Ricans recovering from the hurricane. She talks with Lulu Garcia-Navarro.
Document The Call-In: The Women's March
This weekend marks the anniversary of the women's marches around the country. We hear from Tram Nguyen, Rebecca Richmond and Windi Hornsby about how their views and lives have changed a year on.
Document Calexico's Joey Burns On The Sound Of The Southwest
Calexico singer Joey Burns has spent 20 years in the American Southwest but grew up on SoCal beaches. He talks with Lulu Garcia-Navarro about his band's ninth studio album, <em>The Thread That Keeps Us.</em>
Document The Future Of Myanmar's Rohingya Refugees
Myanmar says it is ready to start receiving Rohingya refugees this week, but will they be safe? Eric Schwartz of Refugees International discusses their return with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro.
Document Escaping Boko Haram In 'A Gift From Darkness'
Writer Andrea Hoffmann tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro the story of Patience Ibrahim, a teenager captured and brutalized by Boko Haram. Ibrahim and Hoffmann co-authored the book <em>A Gift from Darkness.</em>
Document Explaining 'Chain Migration' Or 'Family Reunification'
President Trump wants an end of "chain migration" policy, replacing it with a "merit-based" immigration policy. NPR's Lulu Garcia Navarro discusses with Stanford professor Tomas Jimenez.
Document Nassar Testimony Brings One Sexual Abuse Survivor Sadness - And Then Some Relief
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Kyle Stephens, the first woman to testify in court last week that Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics team doctor, sexually abused her.
Document Building An Ice Palace In Minnesota
Amy Stearns works for the Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center in Minnesota, which is organizing an ice harvest to build an "ice palace." She talks with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro.
Document Government Shutdowns And The CDC
During the government shutdown in 2013 Tom Frieden was in charge of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with him about potential public health implications.
Document Bernie Sanders On Government Shutdown
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont about the ongoing government shutdown.
Document Women Rally In Las Vegas On March Anniversary
A rally called "Power to the Polls" kicks off in Las Vegas on Sunday. The event is organized by the leaders of last year's Women's March on Washington.
Document Supporters Assess Trump's First Year
After one year in office, supporters of President Trump review his accomplishments and what they say he can do better.
Document What The Government Shutdown Means For Military Families
Families whose loved ones serve in the military are worried about what the government shutdown means for them.
Document Sunday Puzzle: It Takes Two
<em>The New York Times</em> crossword editor and <em>Weekend Edition</em> puzzlemaster Will Shortz and NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro play this week's puzzle with Dan Streit of Port St. Lucie, Fla.

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