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Brooklyn Is Magical In 'Shadowhouse Fall'

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 6:59am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Daniel José Older about his new book, Shadowhouse Fall.

How Miami's Little Haiti Fared

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 6:59am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Francesca Menes of the Florida Immigrant Coalition about the conditions in Miami's Little Haiti after Hurricane Irma.

Scientists Work To Grow Food In Space

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 6:59am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Gene Giacomelli of the University of Arizona about working with NASA to develop a kind of greenhouse where astronauts can grow crops while in space.

Researchers Look To Improve Weather Forecasting After Irma

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 6:59am

In coastal Georgia, Hurricane Irma caused far more flooding than expected. Researchers are looking at ways their mistakes there could improve future predictions elsewhere.

What To Do When Your Personal Information Gets Hacked

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 6:59am

The personal information of millions of people was potentially exposed after the hack of Equifax. Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Lisa Gerstner of Kiplinger's Personal Finance about what you should do.

Protests Continue In St. Louis

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 6:59am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Alderman John Collins-Muhammad about protests against the recent police shooting verdict in St. Louis.

Museums Engage In Informative Twitter Debate

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 6:59am

Two museums in the U.K. argued on Twitter about who has better exhibits in a very informative fashion.

The Call-In: Wildfires

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 6:59am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Richard Chasm of Olalla, Ore. about living near wildfires. Author Michael Kodas explains why these disasters are growing more severe.

'Little House On The Prairie' Author Is 150

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 6:59am

It is the 150th year of Laura Ingalls Wilder's birth — and a good time to check back on one of our favorite childhood series.

NPR's Eric Deggans On Which Shows Deserve To Win

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 6:59am

The 69th primetime Emmy Awards are tonight. But NPR TV critic Eric Deggans has awards of his own. He's voted on the shows he thinks deserve the "Deggys."

Miami Hurricane Shelter Still Packed

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 6:59am

Even as Miami returns to normal, an emergency shelter continues to take in people every day.

A Virgin Islands Author On Irma

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 6:59am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Tiphanie Yanique, an author from the Virgin Islands, about the aftermath of Hurricane Irma and the history of the region.

Ken Burns And Lynn Novick On 'The Vietnam War'

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 6:59am

The epic story of the Vietnam War is told in a new 10-part series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. They talk with Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

Irma's Impact On New Parents

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 6:59am

Last week, NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro spoke with Ben and Suzie Black as they waited out Hurricane Irma in the maternity ward after the birth of their son. We check back in to see how they're doing.

Move Over Millennials, Here Comes iGen ... Or Maybe Not

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 6:01am

A new book worries that growing up with smartphones and the internet has been harmful to a generation of kids. Critic Annalisa Quinn says intergenerational carping is a long, and unhelpful tradition.

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Republicans Are Happy Trump Ended DACA. They're Less Sure About Deporting DREAMers

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 6:00am

Polls broadly suggest that Republicans are more upset about the existence of the DACA program than about the underlying substantive concerns that led to creation of it.

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Small Gift, Big Impact: How A Little Cash Changed Our Readers' Lives

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 6:00am

We asked our readers: Was there ever a time when just a little no-strings cash would have made — or did make — a meaningful difference?

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Restoring VW Beetles, Buses ... And Dreams

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 5:21am

Bob Cook and his colleagues make dreams happen in their Maryland auto body shop. They work exclusively on VW Beetles and buses from another era, carefully bringing them back to life for their owners.

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What's In A (Hispanic-Sounding) Surname? We Gave Our Advice. Here's Yours

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 5:18am

Last week, Ask Code Switch heard from a woman who was considering trading her white-sounding last name for her boyfriend's Latino one. Here's a roundup of the best advice we got from our readers.

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Sunday Puzzle: Three Words. Two Homophones. One Conjunction.

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 4:17am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Will Shortz, The New York Times' crossword editor and Weekend Edition puzzlemaster, play this week's puzzle with Jonas Singer of Washington, D.C.

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