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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Actors Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Michaela Watkins talk new movie 'You Hurt My Feelings'

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks with actors Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Michaela Watkins about their new film "You Hurt My Feelings", which questions how much honesty we need to support the ones we love.

Flooded with online hate, the musician corook decided to keep swimming

Made famous on TikTok, "if i were a fish" is a silly, fun ode to self-acceptance and self-confidence from the musician corook.

This mobile bathroom is designed to meet the specialized needs of the disabled public

It's hard to find good public restrooms at festivals and other large events. It's even harder if you're someone with a profound disability. A woman in San Antonio has come up with a solution.

New HIV cases are slowing, but there are clear racial and geographic disparities

New research shows that the U.S. is making progress in preventing new HIV infections but the gains are happening unevenly across racial and ethnic groups.

The U.S.'s perfect credit rating is on notice for the second time in its history

After Fitch warned the U.S. its AAA rating could be in jeopardy, there is fear of a repeat of what happened in 2011, when Standard & Poors downgraded the U.S. to AA+.

Surveyed U.S. voters express concern for the 'mental fitness' of older politicians

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with Larry Sabato, director of the University of Virginia's Center for Politics, about voters concerned with the mental fitness of aging politicians in the U.S.

Here are the evolving details of the debt limit agreement

A deal between White House and House Republican negotiators to raise the nation's borrowing limit still must pass Congress.

'Killing It' onstage turns literal for these comics in Mike Bockoven's new novel

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks to author Mike Bockoven about his new book Killing It, a darkly funny story about four standup comedians who face literal death in a comedy club.