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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SUN 5am-10am
5 min

Sunday Puzzle: Famous Names

Don Bottomley of Beaverton, Ore. plays the puzzle with puzzlemaster Will Shortz and NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro.
7 min

Royal Reporters Chart Harry And Meghan's Journey In 'Finding Freedom'

Royal beat reporters Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand have written a sympathetic new book on the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family.
3 min

South Dakota Motorcycle Rally Goes On, Even During The Pandemic

Despite the pandemic, Sturgis, South Dakota, is expecting hundreds of thousands of people this week for its annual motorcycle rally. We hear from those enjoying the event, and those worried about it.
5 min

What's Next For Lebanon After The Beirut Explosion

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Lebanese political researcher Nadim Houry about the Beirut blast and what it will take to overcome the systemic corruption in that country's government.
5 min

A Closer Look At Trump's Coronavirus Relief Executive Actions

A flurry of executive actions from the president aim to provide pandemic relief to millions of cash-trapped Americans. But how effective will they be and how likely are they to face legal challenges?
3 min

Galapagos Island Shark Population In Danger From Overfishing

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Alex Hearn. He's advocating for an expansion of protected waters in the Galapagos region to protect endangered sharks from international fishermen.
4 min

Arkansas Superintendent On Opening Schools In Person Amid The COVID-19 Pandemic

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with interim superintendent Keith McGee about the process of starting the school year with in-person teaching in Arkansas' North Little Rock School District.
3 min

Ohio UPS Store Owner Goes Above And Beyond To Deliver Package

NPR's Lulu Garcia Navarro speaks with Ardeshir Agahi, who drove from Ohio to Florida to deliver an urgent package to one of his UPS customers.