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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Actress Lily Tomlin on the new film '80 for Brady'

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks with actress Lily Tomlin. Tomlin stars in the new film "80 for Brady" which follows four friends as they travel to see Tom Brady play in the 2017 Super Bowl.

All eyes will be on Beyoncé at tonight's Grammy Awards

Tonight's Grammy Awards may be big for Beyoncé and her album "Renaissance." The new artist category is also one to watch with bluegrass, jazz and hip-hop - even a rock band from Italy.

A new program in Iowa would enlist government aid to pay for private schools

Iowa is moving to create a new, statewide school voucher program as other jurisdictions around the country look into allowing the use of public funds for students to attend private schools.

People in Jerusalem are mourning after a recent shooting outside a synagogue

Mourners and the family of the gunman look back on the recent shooting outside a Jerusalem synagogue.

Sadeqa Johnson on her novel 'The House of Eve'

The lives of two Black women in the 1950s intersect over pregnancy and adoption. NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks with Sadeqa Johnson about her novel, "The House of Eve."

People are calling for TikTok to be pulled from app stores in the U.S.

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with Forbes technology reporter Emily Baker-White about calls to pull TikTok from Apple's App Store and Google's Play Store.

Should Democrats compromise with Republicans for the sake of the economy?

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe asks economist Betsey Stevenson about the state of the economy and if Democrats should compromise with Republicans on cuts to entitlements.

Biden's State of the Union address is set to kick off his reelection campaign

President Biden's upcoming State of the Union address may be the unofficial kick-off of his reelection campaign.