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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3 min

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Accused Of Sexual Harassment By Two Former Staffers

The harassment allegations follow reports that Cuomo's office covered up the number of nursing home deaths from COVID-19.
3 min

Sam Corpora, 72: Merle Haggard's 'Silver Wings'

"Silver Wings" was the soundtrack to the milestones Corpora and his daughter experienced together.
6 min

Sunday Puzzle: You Got An A++

Tim Erskine plays the puzzle with puzzlemaster Will Shortz and NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro.
5 min

How Disinformation Is Shaping The Political Process

Disinformation is not just affecting politics at the national level. It's eroding public trust in institutions.
6 min

'The Conductors' Is A History Buff's Dream Fantasy Novel

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Nicole Glover about her debut novel, The Conductors, which focuses on a couple solving crimes and mysteries using magic in post-Civil War Philadelphia.
4 min

Why Foxes Love Shoes So Much

Foxes like shoes: not for fashion, but for fun. They've been known to filch shoes and chew shoes. What's up with this vulpine fetish? What does the fox say?
3 min

Israelis and Palestinians See Starkly Different Coronavirus Vaccination Numbers

Israel is leading the world in per capita vaccinations and is reopening. In the occupied West Bank and Gaza next door, very few Palestinians are getting vaccinated.
4 min

Two High School Students Discuss Returning To School After A Year Of Virtual Learning

Students at Framingham High School, outside of Boston, went back to in-person learning this week for the first time in nearly a year. Freshmen Naz Johnson and Michelle Mizhirumbay tell us about it.