Weekend Edition Sunday
Weekend Edition Sunday

More Than A Pipeline Problem: In Search Of Diversity In Silicon Valley

As the big tech firms grapple with a lack of diversity, three women of color who work in the industry talk about the challenges of expanding staff demographics.

Weekend Edition Sunday

Tourists Worry: How Long Before Cuba Loses Its Nostalgic Charm?

As relations between Cuba and the U.S. move toward normalization, many worry Havana's iconic sites could be forever spoiled by an influx of tourists and cash.

Weekend Edition Sunday

Cost Of War: Veterans Remember USS Indianapolis, Shark Attacks

After delivering the atomic bomb for the U.S. attack on Hiroshima 70 years ago, the Indianapolis was torpedoed and sank. Its story has been all but forgotten, but 32 survivors are having a reunion.

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'Summertime' Evokes A Warm Breeze To Accompany Your Summer Road Trip

On this week's Wingin' It, music journalist Sowmya Krishnamurthy shares her favorite road trip song, "Summertime," by DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince.

Weekend Edition Sunday

Hustle, Puzzle-Rustlers! This Week's A Toughie

Every answer this week is a made-up three-word phrase in which all three words rhyme — and every word has two syllables.

Weekend Edition Sunday

'Jane Eyre' Retelling Swaps English Countryside For Bustling City Streets

Patricia Park's novel, Re Jane, is a retelling of Charlotte Bronte's classic Jane Eyre set in modern-day New York and South Korea. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with author Jean Kwok about Park's novel.

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Analyst: Angry French Farmers Will Have To Adapt To Globalization

French farmers demanding higher prices for meat and milk have brought chaos to the country's vacation season by holding protests and blocking roads across the country.

Weekend Edition Sunday

For Candidates, Winning Iowa Means Courting Business, Evangelicals

Steve Deace, an Iowa conservative talk radio host, speaks with NPR's Rachel Martin about how the Republican field is shaping up for caucuses this winter.

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Pro Gaming Joins Other Sports As It Begins Drug Testing

Cycling, baseball and other pro sports all have performance enhancing drug tests. Now the tests are coming to the world of competitive video gaming.

Weekend Edition Sunday

Sorting Through The Numbers On Infidelity

When Ashley Madison, the website that helps people cheat on their spouses was hacked, it got our data expert wondering about the statistics of infidelity. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Mona Chalabi.

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On ADA Anniversary, Some Blame The Law For Low Employment

Signed into law 25 years ago, the Americans With Disabilities Act was supposed to open the doors to employment for many. But only a small percentage of disabled Americans are working today.

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On The Streets Of Baltimore, 'It's Definitely Not A Safe Feeling'

Baltimore is having one of the most violent summers in years. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to local activist Ray Kelly about what police and the public can do to improve the situation there.

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Obama Wraps Up Trip To Kenya

Correspondent Greg Warner speaks to NPR's Rachel Martin about President Obama's address to the Kenyan people.

Weekend Edition Sunday

Torn Between Native And Adoptive Lands, Israel's Iranian Jews Hope For Peace

About 100,000 Iranian Jews have made Israel their home, and small numbers continue to move to the country. And no one feels more torn about the enmity between the two countries than they do.

Weekend Edition Sunday

On A 'Tour De Tacos' With Los Angeles' Eastside Bike Club

A cycling group comprised of mostly Latino, bilingual, bicultural bikers is growing in Los Angeles — and changing people's minds about what recreational bikers look like.

Weekend Edition Sunday

The Guitar In The Window: How One Instrument Steered Sir Richard Bishop's Life

Bishop's new album, Tangier Sessions, springs from a love affair with a mysterious and temperamental guitar, found in a secondhand store in Switzerland and inscribed with indecipherable writing.

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