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Weekend Edition Saturday wraps up the week's news and offers a mix of analysis and features on a wide range of topics, including arts, sports, entertainment, and human interest stories. The two-hour program is hosted by NPR's Peabody Award-winning Scott Simon.
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Sports Announcer Keith Jackson Dies At 89

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 5:11pm

Sports announcer Keith Jackson, most famous for calling college football games, has died at the age of 89.

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Illinois Attorney General Candidate Robbed

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 7:51am

Being an officer of the court doesn't mean you won't be a victim of a crime. One of the candidates running for the office of attorney general in Illinois was robbed at gunpoint.

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Saturday Sports: North Korea At The Winter Olympics

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 7:51am

North and South Korea are discussing details of the North's participation in the Winter Olympics.

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A History Of When The U.S. Chose Immigrants By Their Country Of Origin

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 7:51am

President Trump's suggestion that some countries produce more desirable immigrants than others echoes thinking popular nearly 100 years ago, when visas were allocated on the basis of national origin.

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Why So Many House Republicans Are Retiring

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 7:51am

A record number of House Republicans are retiring. History shows that after a new president wins, his party doesn't fare well in the next midterms. President Trump also has low approval ratings.

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Sen. Ron Wyden On Russia Investigation

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 7:51am

Sen. Ron Wyden, Democrat of Oregon, is a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee. NPR's Scott Simon asks him about the latest on the committee's investigation into Russian election interference.

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California Mudslides Latest

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 7:51am

Rescue teams in Southern California continue to search for those missing in the massive mudslides in coastal Montecito.

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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin On Requiring Medicaid Recipients To Work

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 7:51am

Kentucky is the first state to require Medicaid recipients to work or get job training in order to qualify for aid. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Gov. Matt Bevin about the new requirements.

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UC President Janet Napolitano On DACA Lawsuit

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 7:51am

University of California President Janet Napolitano talks with NPR's Scott Simon about her involvement in a lawsuit against the Trump administration over the DACA program.

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Longtime Record Producer Joe Boyd On Albanian 'Saze' Music

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 7:51am

Record producer Joe Boyd recorded his new album with a group of southern Albanian singers and musicians. It's a record of polyphonic Albanian music that reminds him of his rock 'n' roll youth.

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Russia's Underground Art Finds A Home In The U.S.

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 7:51am

For 50 years, an American economics professor collected dissident art from the Soviet Union. The abstract art pieces, considered nonconformist by the Soviets, have been donated to Rutgers University.

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Shopify And Your Instagram Feed

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 7:51am

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Alexis Madrigal of The Atlantic about how e-commerce tools are making it easier for entrepreneurs to make money without ever touching the products they advertise.

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Organizing Puerto Rican Voters In Florida

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 7:51am

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is holding a town meeting with his constituents who are now living in Kissimmee, Fla. Rosselló says they are a powerful voting bloc that can help out Puerto Rico.

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When Prosecutors Are 'Innocence Deniers'

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 7:51am

Lara Bazelon writes in Slate that prosecutors who won't admit mistakes are 'innocence deniers." She tells NPR's Scott Simon why she thinks some prosecutors actively work against justice.

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Detroit Kit Tests Indicate Hundreds Of Serial Rapists

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 7:51am

Eight years ago, Wayne County prosecutor Kym Worthy made processing untested rape kits a priority. She tells NPR's Scott Simon her office has discovered more than 800 serial rapists in the process.

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What Trump's Language Means For Immigration Overhaul

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 7:51am

President Trump's reported use of vulgar language this week at a bipartisan meeting on immigration has upended those talks and raised the threat of a government shutdown.

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Trump Responds To Criticism Of His Mental State

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 4:59pm

In an appearance with GOP congressional leaders at Camp David, President Trump addressed topics ranging from his own mental health to his legislative accomplishments.

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The U.N.'s Food Aid Shortages

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 8:21am

NPR's Scott Simon talks to Peter Smerdon of the United Nations World Food Programme about the organization's funding shortages that are making it harder to feed refugees.

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Christopher Marley's Dead Things

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 8:21am

Christopher Marley sees beauty in dead things: snakes, octopuses, bugs. Other people do too — his work sells in high-end shops and has been shown in art and natural history museums.

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Browns Parade A 'Perfect Season'

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 8:21am

Cleveland Browns fans are "celebrating" their team's winless 0-16 season today with a "Perfect Season Parade."

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