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  • The author's grandfather, Vicente Guerra, is pictured in a mug shot from San Quentin State Prison. He was sentenced to five years to life for the 1931 murder of Joseph Retotar.
    California State Archives
    11:22am Aug 18, 2019
    National National

    My Grandfather, A Killer

    Denise Guerra, a second-generation Filipino American, never met her grandfather. When she finally learned a long-held family secret, it shattered her view of the quintessential immigrant narrative.
  • 9:45am Aug 18, 2019
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    Sunday Politics

    We have an update on the political stories of the past week.
  • 8:30am Aug 18, 2019
    World News World News

    Right And Left Respond To The Week In U.S. Foreign Policy

    NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks about U.S. policy toward Israel, Hong Kong and China with Danielle Pletka of the American Enterprise Institute and Brian Katulis of the Center for American Progress.
  • 7:55am Aug 18, 2019
    Books Books Arts

    Poet Saida Dahir On 'The Walking Stereotype'

    Eighteen-year-old Muslim Somali refugee Saida Dahir is an activist and hopes to inspire as a spoken word artist. Her debut poetry album is The Walking Stereotype. She talks with Lulu Garcia-Navarro.
  • 7:55am Aug 18, 2019
    Economy Economy

    Looking At The Economy's Health

    Washington Post columnist Catherine Rampell tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro what she's looking for as she gauges the health of the American economy.
  • 7:55am Aug 18, 2019
    Education Education

    Litigating Title IX

    Some men accused of sexual assault are filing lawsuits against their universities over Title IX violations. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to attorney Michelle Simpson Tuegel.
  • Mahmee CEO Melissa Hanna (right) and her mother Linda Hanna (left) co-founded the company in 2014. Linda's more than 40 years of clinical experience as a registered nurse and certified lactation consultant helped them understand the need, they say.
    Keith Alcantara / Mahmee
    7:55am Aug 18, 2019
    Science Science Health & Safety

    This App Aims To Save New Moms' Lives

    The startup Mahmee hopes to help OB-GYNs, pediatricians and other health providers closely monitor a mother and baby's health so that any red flags can be assessed before they become life-threatening.
  • 7:55am Aug 18, 2019
    Music & Culture Music & Culture

    Jazzmeia Horn On 'Love And Liberation'

    NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with jazz singer Jazzmeia Horn about her sophomore album Love and Liberation.