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emWeekend Edition Sunday/em premiered on Jan. 18, 1987. Since then, Weekend Edition Sunday has covered newsmakers and artists, scientists and politicans, music makers of all kinds, writers, thinkers, theologians and all manner of news events. Originally hosted by Susan Stamberg, the show was anchored by Liane Hansen for 22 years.
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Taking Stock Of Pope Francis After Two Years On The Job

February 15, 2015 - 7:03am

Pope Francis had many accolades placed on him when he became Pope. Nearly two years later, host Indira Lakshmanan speaks with Catholic blogger Rocco Palmo about whether or not he's living up to his reputation.

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As Snow Batters Northeast, Plow Drivers See Red

February 15, 2015 - 7:03am

The winter beat goes on in New England, with another major winter storm keeping road crews working overtime. Snow plow drivers in the Northeast are getting a heavy dose of hostility from residents.

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Tracing The Path Of The 'Deli Man' Across North America

February 15, 2015 - 7:03am

The film Deli Man traces the history of the delicatessen in North America, from ethnic niche to mainstream. NPR's Indira Lakshmanan talks to Erik Greenberg Anjou about his new documentary.

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Ukraine Cease-Fire Goes Into Effect, With Caution

February 15, 2015 - 7:03am

A cease-fire in eastern Ukraine takes effect Sunday, but it's far from clear whether the fighting is over. Host Indira Lakshmanan speaks with Andrew Kramer of the New York Times about the situation on the ground.

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Phoenix Suns' Two Sets Of Brothers Redefine Sibling Rivalry

February 15, 2015 - 7:03am

Last month, the NBA's Suns made history when for the first time, two sets of brothers played for the same team at the same time. One set of siblings competes with each other, while the other supports.

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Polish Filmmaker To Bring Her Political Eye To 'House Of Cards'

February 15, 2015 - 7:03am

Polish filmmaker Agnieszka Holland, whose films explore fascism and communist oppression, is guest-directing the new season of House of Cards. Host Indira Lakshaman asks Holland about the political undercurrents in her work.

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Colorado's Marijuana Money Going Up In Smoke

February 15, 2015 - 7:03am

Through heavy taxes, Colorado has collected tens of millions in the first year of marijuana legalization. But much of it must be refunded, thanks to a quirk in the state's constitution.

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The White House Gets Witty In Video To Hawk Obamacare

February 15, 2015 - 7:03am

President Obama is wielding a selfie-stick and flogging Obamacare in a new video that's gone viral. Host Indira Lakshmanan speaks with NPR's Tamara Keith about the week that was at the White House.

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Copenhagen On Alert After Shootings Leave 3 Dead

February 15, 2015 - 7:03am

A gunman shot through the windows of a cafe in Copenhagen Saturday, targeting an event focused on free speech. Host Indira Lakshmanan and Thomas Falbe discuss the latest developments in Denmark.

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Raising Pops: Mavis Staples And Jeff Tweedy Complete A Family Circle

February 15, 2015 - 7:03am

More than 15 years ago, Roebuck "Pops" Staples started recording his final album with his daughters. The two friends discuss working together to finish it.

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