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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 How You'll Be Watching 'Game Of Thrones'
<em>Game of Thrones</em> returns for its seventh season tonight. We asked you to tell us how you'll be celebrating.
Document Summer TV To Watch: Chris Gethard, 'The Gong Show,' 'Project Runway'
<em>Game of Thrones</em> isn't the only thing to watch on TV. We have some suggestions.
Document Florence Pugh On Her Role In 'Lady Macbeth'
Florence Pugh plays the lead character in the new film <em>Lady Macbeth</em>, based on a Russian novella. She tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro that though her Lady Macbeth is murderous, she's not a villain.
Document Native Americans Sue After Government Says Grizzly Bears No Longer Endangered
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Ben Nuvamsa of the Hopi Tribe about a lawsuit by Native Americans challenging the federal government's de-listing of the grizzly bear as an endangered species.
Document Sunday Puzzle: Wehn Wrods Get Rearearngd
Puzzlemaster Will Shortz challenges Lulu-Garcia Navarro and Patricia Wheeler of Orlando to a challenge involving rearranging letters to make opposite words.
Document Remembering Maryam Mirzakhani
The first woman to win math's highest honor, the Fields Medal, has died of breast cancer at age 40. Maryam Mirzakhani specialized in theoretical mathematics.
Document Challenge Accepted: Visual Parody On Instagram
Australian stand-up comedian Celeste Barber parodies on Instagram some of the more ridiculous fashion shots she sees. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to her about how she got the idea.
Document The Call-In: Detroit's Riots Of 1967
In the summer of 1967, Detroit was home to some of the largest riots in American history. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Detroit native Luther Keith about the unrest, and how the city is now.
Document The Next Step For Brazil's Lula
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Brian Winter of <em>Americas Quarterly</em> about the career of former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who was convicted on corruption charges.
Document They Paid For Wedding Dresses, Then The Company Went Out Of Business
Alfred Angelo Bridal closed all of its stores late last week, leaving brides-to-be across the country trying to track down dresses they had already paid for.
Document What The Law Says About Donald Trump Jr.'s Meeting With A Russian Lawyer
After a week of attention on Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer, NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley if any laws were broken.
Document Number Of Teens Working Summer Jobs Declines
The number of teens working summer jobs is down sharply from a generation ago. But economists say don't blame today's youth for being lazy.
Document Another Fight Over The Debt Ceiling Could Be Coming
The debt ceiling is set to expire this fall. If it's not raised, the U.S. government could default on its debt. That's never been a problem when one party controls Congress. Until this year.
Document Reihan Salam Of 'National Review' On The GOP's Options For Health Care
Senate Republicans still can't agree on their health care plan. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Reihan Salam, executive editor of <em>National Review</em>, about the Republican Party's options.
Document Offa Rex's Olivia Chaney On The 'Dreamlike Nostalgia' Of English Folk
The English vocalist, who's joined forces with The Decemberists in the band Offa Rex, says she's drawn to traditional folk music for its mysticism and age-old themes.

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