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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 Out Of Bounds: From A Coma To 'Dancing With The Stars'
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Victoria Arlen, who made it to the semifinals on <em>Dancing with the Stars</em> even though just two years ago she couldn't walk.
Document A House's Flood History Can Be Hard To Find
When you're buying a home, it could take some detective work to find out if it has ever been flooded. Laws in Texas and some other states don't require some sellers to share that information.
Document Sunday Puzzle: Throw Your Hat In The Ring
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and <em>New York Times</em> crosswords editor Will Shortz play this week's World Boxing Association-themed challenge with John Veal of Kansas City, Mo.
Document Alabama Republicans And Roy Moore
"People are fed up with the ruling class in Washington," says conservative commentator Ed Martin. He offers NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro his thoughts on the state of the GOP.
Document Clintons Return To Arkansas
Bill and Hillary Clinton are back in Arkansas this weekend reflecting on the 1992 presidential campaign, but their appearance comes at a time of controversy over inappropriate sexual conduct.
Document A Missed Connection Success Story
A young man shared a ride with someone with whom he felt a spark. But he didn't ask for a phone number, so he put up a flyer. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Steven Mion and Robert Dealy.
Document To Tax Or Not To Tax University Endowments
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Grinnell College President Raynard Kington about the proposed excise tax on endowment income. The small Iowa school has a very large endowment.
Document 'With Ash On Their Faces': The Story And Struggle Of The Yazidi
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Cathy Otten about <em>With Ash on Their Faces: Yezidi Women and the Islamic State</em>, her book about the history and personal stories of the religious minority.
Document Police Clash With Protesters In Nairobi
Police opened fire on demonstrators welcoming home Kenya's longtime opposition leader, days before the Supreme Court rules on the legitimacy of last month's election.
Document School Trip To D.C. Canceled Over Fears Of Mass Shooting
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Superintendent Jim Powell of Ohio's North Ridgeville City Schools why he canceled the eight grade trip to Washington, D.C., over safety concerns.
Document Week In Politics: Taxes And Sexual Harassment
Clare Malone, senior political writer for FiveThirtyEight, joins NPR's Lulu-Garcia Navarro for a roundup of the latest political news.
Document Living On $100,000 A Year: Student Debt
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro hears from more listeners responding to last week's Call-In about living on an annual salary of $100,000.
Document The Many Forms, Faces And Causes Of PTSD
You don't have to be in the military to have experiences that could lead to post-traumatic stress disorder, a doctor says.
Document The Fight Over Ownership Of An Indian Dessert Comes To A Bittersweet End
India officially recognized the dessert rosogolla as a dish from the state of Bengal. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with opinion writer Madhumita Saha about the importance of this designation.
Document Examining Russian Disinformation
Thomas Rid of Johns Hopkins tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about the history of Russian disinformation and how it's become more effective in the age of social media.

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