Weekend Edition Sunday for June, 30 2024 (2024)

Politics

Politics chat: Biden deals with fallout from debate

byAyesha Rascoe,Tamara Keith

4 min

Politics chat: Biden deals with fallout from debate

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Energy

Geothermal energy, a lesser known form of clean energy scored a big win this week

byAyesha Rascoe

5 min

Geothermal energy, a lesser known form of clean energy scored a big win this week

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Africa

Sudan is on the brink of famine after a year of civil war

byAyesha Rascoe

4 min

Sudan is on the brink of famine after a year of civil war

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Law

A ballot proposal in Arizona would give state law enforcement special powers

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A ballot proposal in Arizona would give state law enforcement special powers

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Animals

A 'honey bear' was spotted in Washington state, 2000 miles north of its habitat

byAyesha Rascoe

1 min

A 'honey bear' was spotted in Washington state, 2000 miles north of its habitat

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Religion

Louisiana mandate stirs debate about the 10 Commandments and their purpose

byJason DeRose

4 min

Louisiana mandate stirs debate about what the 10 Commandments and their purpose

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Business

The lab grown diamond market is taking over wedding season

byAyesha Rascoe

3 min

The lab grown diamond market is taking over wedding season

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Sunday Puzzle: Word pairs that start and end the same

byWill Shortz

6 min

Sunday Puzzle: Word pairs that start and end the same

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National

The Blue Ridge Snorkel Trail offers an immersive nature experience

byPaul Garber

2 min

The Blue Ridge Snorkel Trail offers an immersive nature experience

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'Emergency Quarters' are for pay phones (remember those?) in a new book by ‘90s kids

bySamantha Balaban

6 min

'Emergency Quarters' are for pay phones (remember those?) in a new book by ‘90s kids

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Law

Supreme Court blocks opioid settlement with Purdue Pharma that shielded Sacklers

byBrian Mann,Aneri Pattani,Ayesha Rascoe

4 min

Supreme Court blocks opioid settlement with Purdue Pharma that shielded Sacklers

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Europe

France votes in the first round of its snap elections

byEleanor Beardsley

5 min

France votes in the first round of its snap elections

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National

Public housing buildings can now pay for residents' ACs, providing relief to many

byJennifer Ludden,Ayesha Rascoe

4 min

Public housing buildings can now pay for residents' ACs, providing relief to many

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Culture

A pioneering African-American TV reporter finally gets his due with new biography

byEric Westervelt,Bill O'Driscoll

4 min

A pioneering African-American TV reporter finally gets his due with new biography

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National

Why local governments across the U.S. are racing to announce new sports stadiums

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Why local governments across the U.S. are racing to announce new sports stadiums

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Health

Tips to deal with cicada song, for those with sensory issues

byZach Dyer

3 min

Tips to deal with cicada song, for those with sensory issues

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Movies

Horror film icons get starts on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

byRyan Benk,Ayesha Rascoe

2 min

Horror film icons get starts on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Books

NPR staffers share their favorite nonfiction reads of 2024

byEric Deggans,Darian Woods,Diaa Hadid,Preeti Aroon,Tinbete Ermyas,Andrew Limbong

6 min

NPR staffers share their favorite nonfiction reads of 2024

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Music

This summer's music charts are dominated by pop girl underdogs

byAyesha Rascoe,Hazel Cills

6 min

This summer's music charts are dominated by pop girl underdogs

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