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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 13, 2014 — Policymakers are weighing the costs and benefits of universal preschool, trying to determine what works in the classroom. One of the places they're looking is Boston.
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Apr 13, 2014 — Craig Remsburg's son, Army Ranger Cory Remsburg, was serving in Afghanistan when he was wounded by a roadside bomb in 2009. Since then it has been the family's mission to get Cory back to health.
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Apr 13, 2014 — NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Judy Greer about the pitfalls of semi-celebrity, as depicted in her new memoir, I Don't Know What You Know Me From.
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Apr 13, 2014 — NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Francesca Marciano about her new book, The Other Language, a collection of stories about characters experiencing new cultures and taking on new identities.
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Apr 13, 2014 — Drug courts were established 25 years ago, transforming the legal response to drug addicts. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to West Huddleston, CEO of an association of drug court professionals.
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Apr 13, 2014 — After Russia took over Crimea last month, the U.S. passed economic sanctions against Russia. But Republican Mike Rogers, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, says that is not good enough.
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Apr 13, 2014 — NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with husband and wife film-making duo James Duff and Julia Morrison about their new film, Hank and Asha.
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Apr 13, 2014 — In France, some companies are making an effort to limit off-the-clock emails between workers, telling them to "disconnect from remote communications tools" for no less than 13 hours a day.
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Apr 13, 2014 — As Russian President Putin threatens to disrupt Europe's natural gas supplies, energy expert Jonathan Stern tells NPR's Rachel Martin that the continent has no short-term alternative to Russian gas.
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Apr 13, 2014 — Three years ago, photojournalist Chris Hondros was killed in Libya. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Jonathan Klein, co-founder of Getty Images, about a new book of Hondros' searing photographs.
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