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Weekend Edition Sunday

LA's Mountain Lion Is A Solitary Cat With A Knack For Travel

A puma named P-22 had to master a suburban commute to find his home in Griffith Park. His name might not be pretty, but the biologist who collared him thinks it fits just right.

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Howard Seniors Look Back On The Soundtrack To Their College Years

As graduation nears, the four students of The Howard Project share the songs that have carried them through the past four years — from "He Has His Hands On You" to India.Arie's "Beautiful Surprise."

Weekend Edition Sunday

W Seeking W For Compound Word Dates

For each word starting with "W," think of another word, also starting with "W," that can follow the first to complete a compound word or a familiar two-word phrase.

Weekend Edition Sunday

'This Is Going To Be Too Hard': Keeping Kids From Using Pot

Once a symbol of the counterculture, pot is now part of the culture. In Colorado, it's part of everyday culture, raising concerns for parents and those working to keep young people away from drugs.

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Security Tightens For Second Boston Marathon Since The Bombing

The Boston Marathon bombing two years ago changed how organizers run the annual race. Despite stepped-up security, 1 million fans will be cheering on runners from the sidelines on Monday.

Weekend Edition Sunday

Hundreds Missing As Migrant Boat Sinks Off Libya

A major rescue operation is underway in the Mediterranean Sea after a migrant ship carrying as many as 700 people capsized Sunday. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to the U.N.'s Adrian Edwards in Geneva.

Weekend Edition Sunday

Memoir Chronicles The Joy And Loss Of 'The Light Of The World'

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to author Elizabeth Alexander about her new memoir, The Light of the World.

Weekend Edition Sunday

VW Camper Van Gets An Electric Makeover

Talk about a time warp! The iconic VW camper is getting a modern reboot. This time, it's electric.

Weekend Edition Sunday

NBA And NHL Playoffs Dominate The Week In Sports

It's playoff time for basketball and hockey. NPR's Rachel Martin talks the week in sports with Mike Pesca of Slate.com.

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Greece Risks Losing Future Bailout Funds

The question of what to do about Greece if it defaults on its debts is a topic at World Bank and IMF meetings in Washington this week.

Weekend Edition Sunday

Nepal Diverts Climbing Fees To Sherpa Welfare Fund

One year ago, 16 Nepalis guiding climbers up Mount Everest were swept away by a hanging glacier that had peeled off the mountain. It was the worst single accident in the history of Everest.

Weekend Edition Sunday

U.S. And Saudis Place Sanctions On Pakistani Charity

The U.S. and Saudi Arabia are imposing sanctions on a Pakistan-based charity thought to be funneling money to terror groups. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Daniel Glaser at the Treasury Department.

Weekend Edition Sunday

Candidates And Candidates-To-Be Woo New Hampshire's GOP

Republican candidates — those who've already declared and those who have yet to — gathered in New Hampshire this weekend to speak to their party. Whose messages resonated? And whose did not?

Weekend Edition Sunday

Remembering The Day The Murrah Building Was Bombed

Twenty years after the bombing in Oklahoma City, the U.S. views security and privacy in a very different way. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to correspondent Dina Temple-Raston about the changes.

Weekend Edition Sunday

Live At Guitar Center: A Lot Of Noise And A Little Fun

New York musician Noah Wall surreptitiously recorded amateurs fiddling with guitars, pianos, keyboards, drums and more at a Guitar Center. He captured a lot of bad music and some wild ambition.

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'Spinster' Celebrates The Single Ladies

Writer Kate Bolick says that, growing up, she just assumed she'd get married some day — but it hasn't happened. Her new book looks at five women who upend traditional assumptions about women's lives.

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