Weekend Edition Sunday on WVTF
A companion to Weekend Edition Saturday and Morning Edition (weekdays), Weekend Edition Sunday premiered on January 18, 1987, and was the last of NPR's major news magazines to hit air. Since then, Weekend Edition Sunday has covered newsmakers and artists, scientists and politicians, music makers of all kinds, writers, thinkers, theologians and all manner of information including news that breaks on the weekend.
Sunday, April 19, 2015 8:34amA puma named P-22 had to master a suburban commute to find his home in Griffith Park. His name might not be pretty, but the biologist who collared him thinks it fits just right.
Sunday, April 19, 2015 8:15amAs graduation nears, the four students of The Howard Project share the songs that have carried them through the past four years — from "He Has His Hands On You" to India.Arie's "Beautiful Surprise."
Sunday, April 19, 2015 8:03amFor each word starting with "W," think of another word, also starting with "W," that can follow the first to complete a compound word or a familiar two-word phrase.
Sunday, April 19, 2015 8:02amOnce a symbol of the counterculture, pot is now part of the culture. In Colorado, it's part of everyday culture, raising concerns for parents and those working to keep young people away from drugs.
Sunday, April 19, 2015 7:45amThe Boston Marathon bombing two years ago changed how organizers run the annual race. Despite stepped-up security, 1 million fans will be cheering on runners from the sidelines on Monday.