Egyptian security forces stormed a Cairo mosque and cleared it of supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, who had holed up for hours there on Saturday. Weekend Edition Sunday host Rachel Martin gets the latest from reporter Sharif Abdel Kouddous.
Egypt's Christian communities have been targets of violence from pro-Morsi forces who are angry that Christians have been supporters of Egypt's military. Host Rachel Martin speaks with Rev. Mikhail, a pastor in Alexandria, Egypt.
In the Sunday Conversation, host Rachel Martin speaks with Sister Maxyne Schneider of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Springfield, Mass. The order, like many around the country, is facing major financial distress as the sisters age.
The birthplace of Martin Luther King Jr. commemorates the 50th anniversary of King's "I Have a Dream" speech with a celebration at the national historic site and at the King Center in Atlanta. It's an effort to get children and families involved the history of the movement.
You're given two words starting with the letter S. For each pair, select a third word — also starting with S — that can follow the first one and precede the second one, in each case to complete a compound word or a familiar two-word phrase.
The star of the TV series House has been acting for his bread and butter. But this Oxford-born, piano-playing Brit has had a long love affair with American blues music. Host Rachel Martin talks to Laurie about his new album, Didn't It Rain. It's full of the sounds of New Orleans.
Clashes continue between supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohammad Morsi and those who support the military which pushed him out of power. Host Rachel Martin talks with NPR's Peter Kenyon about the latest news.
Though the numbers are a state secret, it's believed that some 3,000 people were put to death last year. That's down from an average of 15,000 per year in the 1990s. Host Rachel Martin speaks with Gady Epstein, China correspondent for The Economist magazine.
It's been 68 years since Japan surrendered to Allied forces, bringing an end to World War II. NPR's Beijing correspondent, Anthony Kuhn, joins host Rachel Martin to discuss Japan's current military ambitions and the grave concerns in China and Korea that Japan is on the way to forgetting its wartime past.
The Justice Department has blocked a planned merger between American Airlines and U.S. Airways. Host Rachel Martin speaks with Wall Street Journal reporter Scott McCartney about what it might mean for travelers.
Zachary Heinzerling's documentary captures the curious dynamics of a complicated relationship between two artists whose lives and work are inextricably intertwined. As Karen Michel reports, Ushio and Noriko Shinohara are still figuring themselves out after 40 years and more.