Weekend Edition Sunday

Weekend Edition Sunday features interviews with newsmakers, artists, scientists, politicians, musicians, writers, theologians and historians. 

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  • UAW Votes To Strike

    The United Auto Workers voted Sunday to strike after not agreeing with General Motors on wages, heath care and profit sharing. The strike may bring the automaker's U.S. production to a halt.

  • Sunday Puzzle

    Sunday Puzzle: It's Game Day

    Listener Holly Ashworth of Oak Park, Ill., plays this week's puzzle with New York Times puzzlemaster Will Shortz.

  • Golden Toilet Stolen

    British police have arrested a 66-year-old man in connection with the theft of a solid gold toilet from a palace west of London.

  • Drone Strikes Impact Saudi Oil Facilities

    Drone attacks against Saudi oil facilities have caused uncertainty in world oil markets. Houthi rebels in Yemen have claimed responsibility, but the U.S. is blaming Iran.

  • Maggie Gyllenhaal On Season 3 Of 'The Deuce'

    The final season of HBO's The Deuce takes place in 1985. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with actor Maggie Gyllenhaal. She plays Eileen, a former prostitute and now porn director on the show.

  • Sunday Puzzle

    Sunday Puzzle: G's & L's

    NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Weekend Edition puzzlemaster Will Shortz play a word game with WCBE listener Todd LaPlace of Dublin, Ohio.

  • Whistleblower On MIT And Epstein

    NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Signe Swenson, a whistleblower who revealed the extent of Jeffrey Epstein's involvement in donations for MIT.

  • My Signature Song: 'Moon River'

    Bill Canning, of Fayetteville, Ga., shares his signature song, "Moon River," as sung by its co-writer, Johnny Mercer.

  • Former Diplomat On Afghanistan Negotiations

    NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with former Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan James Dobbins about the canceled peace negotiations with the Taliban.