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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 An OB-GYN Takes A New Patient: Kira The Gorilla
When a gorilla at the Philadelphia Zoo had been in labor for far too long, OB-GYN Rebekah McCurdy, who usually has human patients, was called in to help deliver the baby gorilla.
Document Why Quarterback Colin Kaepernick Remains Unsigned
<em>The Nation</em>'s sports correspondent Dave Zirin tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro of his suspicions that quarterback Colin Kaepernick is being pushed away by the NFL for reasons other than his playing.
Document The Call-In: The High Cost Of Summer Child Care
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with single mom Deborah Lederman of Nashville, Tenn., about the high cost of summer camp. She took on a second job to help pay for her daughter's summer child care.
Document Wal-Mart To Buy Bonobos In Challenge To Amazon
Wal-Mart is purchasing men's clothing seller Bonobos as the giant retailer looks to stay competitive with Amazon.
Document Beth Ditto On 'Fake Sugar' And Sweet Memories
She'd left her Arkansas hometown by age 20, but the Gossip frontwoman's solo album recalls her Southern roots. Losing her father, she says, has made her look back more fondly at her childhood.
Document Bill Cosby's Legacy Is Tarnished, But Influence Remains
Bill Cosby's tarnished legacy is a complicated one for African-Americans, but he opened doors for black people that remain open.
Document Economic Collapse And Government Paranoia In South Sudan
Fighting in South Sudan has led to violence and famine throughout the country and has spawned the fastest-growing refugee crisis in the world.
Document Go To New York City For The Whales
Humpback whales have been showing up in the waters around New York City. Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with founder of Gotham Whales Paul Sieswerda, who says it's because of environmental efforts.
Document Sunday Puzzle: Hopefully, You Paid Attention In Anatomy Class
Puzzlemaster Will Shortz stumps NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and puzzle winner Mike Strong of Mechanicsburg, Pa., with an anatomical word puzzle.
Document What's Next For Bill Cosby After Mistrial
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to famed attorney Gloria Allred about the fallout from the mistrial declared in the Bill Cosby trial. The prosecution promises to retry the case.
Document Cuban Entrepreneurs Fear Economic Gains Will Be Lost With Trump Policy Change
Cubans are worried about the effect of President Trump's rollback of the openings begun by President Obama.
Document Trump Nominates Outspoken Candidates For Federal Judiciary
President Trump has more than 130 vacancies to fill on the federal bench, and he is beginning the process somewhat haphazardly.
Document When Medical Bills Stack Up, Many Turn To Crowdsourcing Sites
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Lauren Carman, who used crowdsourcing to help pay medical expenses from breast cancer and delivering premature twins.
Document Former Florida Congressman 'Very Pleased' With Trump Move
NPR's Lulu Garcia Navarro speaks with former Florida congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart for his reaction to President Trump's change in U.S. Cuba policy.
Document Campaigning Overwhelms Georgians In Most Expensive House Race Ever
After months of campaigning, Georgia's special congressional election is almost over. Voters in the Atlanta suburbs are burnt out after millions of dollars of TV ads.

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