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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 The President's Wingman
At the U.N. General Assembly, diplomacy isn't forged by formal speeches alone. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Spencer Geissinger about his experience prepping President George W. Bush.
Document 'Unforgivable Love' Resets Steamy 'Dangerous Liaisons' In 1940s Harlem
The retelling of the 1782 French novel has just as much betrayal and bed-hopping as the original, but in a new locale. Author Sophfronia Scott explains why Harlem — and how she writes good sex scenes.
Document The Call-In: Elder Care
We hear from listeners about their decisions about elder care for themselves and parents. And Brian Lee of Families for Better Care talks about what people should know.
Document Recovering From Hurricanes In Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro checks in with Beaumont, Texas, Mayor Becky Ames, Mayor Craig Cates of Key West, Fla., and former Puerto Rico Sen. Ramon Luis Nieves about recovery efforts after hurricanes.
Document Trump And Athletes Trade Words On Twitter
Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Howard Bryant of ESPN about President Trump's comments about players who don't stand for the national anthem and the ensuing backlash.
Document A Year Of Scrutiny For Redistricting
Debates over gerrymandering are leading to redistricting overhaul efforts and legal battles around the country. One Wisconsin case could change the way district lines are drawn nationwide.
Document The Future Of Graham-Cassidy In Doubt
Sen. John McCain announced on Friday that he could not "in good conscience" vote for the latest Republican health care bill. Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Noam Levey of the <em>Los Angeles Times.</em>
Document Catalans Push Ahead On Independence Referendum
Catalans are determined to hold an independence referendum, despite Spanish efforts to stop it. Anna Arque of the ICEC tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro why she thinks the vote should go forward.
Document Aftershock Hits Mexico Amid Cleanup From Earlier Quake
An aftershock hit Mexico Saturday after the powerful and deadly earthquake earlier in the week. Volunteers have poured out in the thousands to help dig for survivors.
Document Weekend Politics: Graham-Cassidy, Trump Vs. Athletes
We look at the future of the Republicans' last-ditch effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act and a war of words between Trump and pro sports athletes.
Document Voters Head To The Polls In Germany
Voters in Germany are expected to elect Chancellor Angela Merkel to a fourth term, but a new right-wing party may gain more influence.
Document Lost In The Storm, He Found A Place In My Family
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro adopted a puppy that had been abandoned during Hurricane Irma. She says rescue dogs play an important part in recovering from trauma. Meet the newest member of her family.
Document Sunday Puzzle: What's In A Name?
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Will Shortz, crossword editor for <em>The New York Times</em> and <em>Weekend Edition</em> Puzzlemaster, play this week's puzzle with Gordon Brown of Winston-Salem, N.C.
Document 'I'm Not Afraid Of Who I Used To Be': Miley Cyrus On 'Younger Now'
The pop star will release her sixth studio album later this month. She speaks to Lulu Garcia-Navarro about staying honest, confronting controversy and learning from her godmother, Dolly Parton.
Document PHOTOS: A 4-Year Mission To Present A New Vision Of Beauty
Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc spent four years making portraits of women around the world. "In the end, I think beauty just means just being yourself," she says.

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