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Every week, nearly 3 million listeners tune in Weekend Edition Sunday to hear Audie CornishAudie Cornish host a unique blend of news and features, including interviews with newsmakers, artists, scientists, politicians, musicians, writers, theologians and historians, plus a regularly scheduled puzzle segment with Will Shortz, the crossword puzzle editor of The New York Times and Weekend Edition's puzzlemaster.

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Apr 20, 2014 — Amelia Nelson was a volunteer nurse at the finish line of last year's Boston Marathon when the bombs went off. This year, she's back, and running for those who no longer can.
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Apr 20, 2014 — Ten years after sneaking into a church slated for closing, parishioners at Saint Frances Cabrini Catholic Church maintain a 24-hour vigil in attempt to keep their house of worship open.
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Apr 20, 2014 — Harry Potter no longer, Daniel Radcliffe spends considerable time devoted to the stage. His latest Broadway role is in the Cripple of Inishmaan, a dark comedy about an isolated Irish community.
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Apr 20, 2014 — In the new comedy Fading Gigolo, John Turturro plays the title character, and Woody Allen plays his pimp. This story originally broadcast on All Things Considered on April 18, 2014.
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Apr 20, 2014 — With spring in the air, it's a fitting time for a flower puzzle. Find the flower answer using its anagram, minus one letter.
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Apr 20, 2014 — NPR's Petra Mayer profiles YA author Ann Brashares, whose new book The Here and Now follows a young girl and her community who've escaped a terrible future via time travel and landed in our present.
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Apr 20, 2014 — The new book, Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace, is a look at how the white-collar world came to be the way it is, and what it might become. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with author Nikil Saval.
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Apr 20, 2014 — The tiny principality of Liechtenstein spreads across a grand total of 62 square miles. Now, it's getting smaller.
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Apr 20, 2014 — Each spring, Japan is consumed by a contest for style of poetry called Senryu. The poems are just three spare lines about the trials and tribulations of daily life.
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Apr 20, 2014 — At the end of a long season, a team's games are even more important. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Slate.com's Mike Pesca about how teams strategize about players' performances.
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