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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, September 14, 2014 11:54amThe Islamic State militant group released a video showing the execution of British aid worker David Haines. NPR's Lynn Neary talks with the BBC's Gordon Corera about the reaction in the U.K.
Sunday, September 14, 2014 10:26amIt could be the next big spy movie: an Estonian intelligence agent nabbed by Russia on spy charges. Russia says he was spying on them; Estonia says he was kidnapped in a cross-border raid.
Sunday, September 14, 2014 9:52amPresident Obama wants Sunnis to join the battle against the Islamic State. But those who helped fight al-Qaida several years ago feel abused by the Iraqi military, and now are not so eager to sign up.
Sunday, September 14, 2014 8:01amEvery answer today is a word or name with an accented syllable "pee" — spelled in any way — but always occurring inside the word, never at the start or end.
Sunday, September 14, 2014 7:48amNPR's Lynn Neary ponders the plunder of a preschool pumpkin patch.