Weekend Edition Sunday

Weekend Edition® Sunday

with Rachel Martin

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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 What Young Republicans Have To Say About Their Party's Candidates
As the presidential primaries kick off, Rachel Martin speaks with three young Republicans about what they want from the candidates in this election and for their party in the future.
Document To Rebuild 'The Collapse Of Parenting,' It's Going To Be A Challenge
Parents struggle with the balance of being a friend versus being a taskmaster. Their job, says Dr. Leonard Sax, is to "keep your child safe" and "give kids choices in some domains but not in others."
Document How Do We Read Books Embedded With Racism?
We received a lot of criticism for a story on reading racist and difficult material to your children, and it's clear it's a topic you'd like us to revisit.
Document Novak Djokovic Beats Andy Murray To Win Australian Open
Rachel Martin talks tennis and the Australian Open with Mike Pesca, host of Slate's "The Gist."
Document Stuck In The Middle With U â Or A, Or B ...
For every six-letter word given in this week's puzzle, insert two letters in the exact center to complete a familiar eight-letter word.
Document Trump's Confidence Grows Amid Iowa Race Poll Results
Republican candidates are entering their final hours of campaigning in Iowa before Monday night's caucuses.
Document Post Student Protests, Controversial Rhodes Statue Stays
Rachel Martin has an update on last week's story from Oxford University, where students called for a controversial statue to be removed.
Document How Democratic Candidates Are Faring In Iowa
NPR's David Greene and Rachel Martin talk about how the Democratic presidential hopefuls are doing before the Iowa caucus.
Document The Latest On GOP Candidate Race Iowa
NPR's David Greene offers Rachel Martin analysis on how Republican presidential hopefuls are faring in Iowa.
Document In Iowa, Sanders Rallies Young People; Clinton Gets Pragmatic
Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are battling it out to win Iowa in a very close race that will be decided tomorrow night in the caucuses.
Document A Video Game IRL: Drone Racing League Aims To Be NASCAR In The Air
Goggles and onboard cameras put pilots and spectators in the cockpit as the drones race at high speeds through crazy courses. The Drone Racing League's first season kicks off next month in Miami.
Document Syrian Drownings Hover Over U.N. Peace Talks
U.N.-brokered talks to end the Syrian civil war are taking place in Geneva, but so far the warring sides won't even be in the same room together. NPR's Peter Kenyon updates Rachel Martin.
Document Following The Fad, Live 'Grease' Hits The Silver Screen
A new, live TV performance of the hit musical <em>Grease</em> airs this weekend. Rachel Martin talks about it with Linda Holmes, host of NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour.
Document V&acirc;n-&Aacute;nh V&otilde;'s 'The Odyssey' Tells Refugee Stories Past And Present
V&otilde;'s music blends Vietnamese and Western traditions. Her new multimedia stage work was inspired by people who fled Vietnam in 1979, as well as those fleeing wars today in Syria and Iraq.
Document With 'MartyrLoserKing,' Saul Williams Aimed To Make A Modern-Day Parable
The writer, poet, activist and musician joins Rachel Martin to discuss his latest album, the story of a hacker living in resource-rich Central Africa.

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