Weekend Edition Sunday
Weekend Edition Sunday

Weekend Edition Sunday features interviews with newsmakers, artists, scientists, politicians, musicians, writers, theologians and historians. The program has covered news events from Nelson Mandela's 1990 release from a South African prison to the capture of Saddam Hussein.

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N.Y. Gov. Kathy Hochul responds to shooting in her hometown

Ayesha Rascoe talks with New York Governor Kathy Hochul about Saturday's mass shooting that killed 10 people and injured three at a grocery store in Buffalo.

Africa is facing significant fuel shortages

Ayesha Rascoe talks with Kinley Salmon, Africa correspondent for The Economist, about the widespread fuel shortages affecting the continent.

Timely new horror novel 'Just Like Mother' follows the escape from a motherhood cult

Ayesha Rascoe speaks with author Anne Heltzel about her gothic horror novel, "Just Like Mother," where a young woman reunites with her cousin after escaping a cult.

A local pastor addresses shooting in Buffalo, N.Y.

Ayesha Rascoe speaks with Darius Pridgen, the president of the Buffalo Common Council and a local pastor, about Saturday's mass shooting that killed 10 people.

'Dracula Daily' will deliver the classic book to your inbox in bite-sized chunks

An old story about the undead is getting a new life, of sorts: Bram Stoker's blood-thirsty vampire has found fresh victims with "Dracula Daily," delivered in small — ahem — digestible chunks.

Ukraine wins Eurovision Song Contest

Ukraine has won the Eurovision Song Contest, perhaps Europe's biggest musical competition. NPR's Joanna Kakissis was watching with Ukrainians in Dnipro.

FIFA and EA Sports end videogame partnership

FIFA, the world's governing body for soccer, and Electronic Arts have announced an end to their partnership that's created best selling videogames.

What's behind the baby formula shortage in the U.S?

Ayesha Rascoe speaks with Politico's Helena Bottemiller Evich about the reasons behind the national shortage of baby formula.