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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Celeste Ng on her latest novel 'Our Missing Hearts'

A 12 year-old boy learns the truth about his missing mother and his dystopian society in "Our Missing Hearts." NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks with Celeste Ng about her new novel.

Obituary: Antonio Inoki


A Portland initiative to help unhoused LGBTQ people is facing backlash

Cities are battling homelessness with innovative strategies. One such initiative in Portland, Ore., is designated for LGBTQ people, but it is facing backlash from neighbors.

True crime has never been more popular. But is it ethical?

NPR's Ayesha Roscoe asks Washington Post reporter Bethonie Butler about the popularity of true crime stories and the ethics of the genre.

What's at stake on election day in Brazil

It's election day in one of the worlds largest democracies, Brazil, and people there and abroad are holding their breath and hoping the result will be respected.

How the COVID-19 vaccine affects your menstrual cycle

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with Dr. Alison Edelman of Oregon Health & Science University about her latest study chronicling the effects of COVID vaccines on menstrual cycles.

Tribes are pushing to play a larger role in water-sharing agreements

Tribes hold twenty percent of the Colorado River's water rights, but historically have been excluded from the agreements that govern it. They're now pushing to play a larger role in talks.

Stampede in Indonesia at a soccer stadium leaves at least 125 dead

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks to Amnesty International's Indonesia Executive Director, Usman Hamid about the soccer stadium stampede that left at least 125 people dead after police teargassed the crowd.