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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 Backlash After Black Men Arrested At Starbucks
There has been a strong backlash after two black men were arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks for trespassing.
Document Sharing Lessons Of Resilience, 5 Years After The Boston Bombing
Roseann Sdoia lost her right leg in the 2013 marathon bombing. She now works to empower others facing challenges because she so vividly remembers being "in those shoes."
Document How The Syria Strikes Affect U.S.-Russia Relations
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Angela Stent of Georgetown University how this weekend's missile strikes against Syria could further complicate American relations with Russia.
Document 'Circe' Gets A New Motivation
<em>Weekend Edition</em>'s books editor, Barrie Hardymon, asks Madeline Miller about her latest book, <em>Circe.</em> It's a modern take on the mythological temptress.
Document What's Next For Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen
Former Watergate prosecutor Nick Akerman tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro what he thinks the recent raids on Trump attorney Michael Cohen might mean for the president.
Document Boston Marks 5 Years Since Marathon Bombing
A survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing is planning to spend today's fifth anniversary mourning her injuries and counting her blessings. She met her husband because of the bombing.
Document Sen. Tammy Duckworth On Giving Birth As A Senator
Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about being the first sitting U.S. senator to give birth in office and about the special challenges she faces as a double-amputee mom.
Document GOP Donor On Paul Ryan's Retirement
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks GOP fundraiser Dan Eberhart how he and fellow donors feel about House Speaker Paul Ryan's decision to not seek re-election.
Document Police Chief On California Bill Restricting When Police Can Fire Weapons
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Ronald Lawrence, vice president of the California Police Chiefs Association, about a new bill in Sacramento that would restrict when police can open fire.
Document Douma Evacuee On Syrian Violence
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Diana Jamal el-Deen, a Syrian refugee from Douma, about her experiences fleeing violence.
Document Rep. Joaquin Castro On Syria Airstrikes
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, about the Trump administration's stance on Syria and the effectiveness of this weekend's airstrikes.
Document Syrian Parliamentarian Denies Using Chemical Weapons
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Fares Shehabi, a member of the Syrian parliament, about his reaction to this weekend's airstrikes on his country.
Document Paranormal-Themed Radio Show Host Art Bell Dies
Radio personality Art Bell, known for his conspiracy theories, has died. He was 72.
Document What South Sacramento Needs
After last month's shooting of Stephon Clark, his neighbors are renewing calls to provide investment and opportunity to their Sacramento, Calif., community.
Document A Mosque For LGBTQ Muslims
Founded by three LGBTQ Muslims, Chicago's Masjid al-Rabia is one of very few spaces in America welcoming Muslims who feel marginalized by the larger Muslim community.

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