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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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Arkansas School District Criticized For Removing High School Newspaper Article

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 7:54am

An Arkansas School District came under fire for taking down a student article exposing unauthorized high school transfers. Jack Williams, a co-author of the article, talks with NPR's Scott Simon.

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Saturday Sports: NCAA Women's Basketball And The Denver Nuggets

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 7:54am

An NCAA Women's basketball rivalry gets rough on Twitter and Washington, D.C.'s football team has signed a new backup quarterback.

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'Panic': The Documentary That Discusses The 2008 Financial Crisis And Today's Economy

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 7:54am

Ben Bernanke, former chairman of the Federal Reserve, joins us to talk about "Panic," a VICE documentary about the financial crisis of 2008, and where the American economy stands today.

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U.S. Postal Service Charges More to Shippers To Mail Their Packages

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 7:54am

A task force looking into U.S. Postal Service prices released its report this week. One recommendation: the postal service charge more to shippers, such as Amazon, to mail their packages.

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President Trump Reacts On Twitter To The Latest In The Special Counsel Investigation

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 7:54am

The White House is arguing that the Special Counsel cases involving Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort have nothing to do with President Trump. Cohen and Manafort are both former Trump associates.

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People In Charlottesville React To A Guilty Verdict

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 7:54am

In Charlottesville, Va, people are reacting to a guilty verdict yesterday for the man who rammed his car into a crowd of counter-protesters at the Unite The Right rally last year.

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The Latest Filings From The Special Counsel And Federal Prosecutors

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 7:54am

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Neal Katyal, former Acting Solicitor General under President Obama, about the latest filings from the Special Counsel and federal prosecutors.

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Organizer Of The Yellow Vest Protests In France Discusses Reasons For Protesting

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 7:54am

Massive anti-government protests are taking place today in France. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Christophe Chalençon, one of the organizers of the Yellow Vest protests.

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Protests In France Continue Despite Cancellation Of Fuel Tax

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 7:54am

More protests are underway in Paris and other major French cities by the Yellow Vest movement.

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Review: 'Icebox' Sums Up Human Cost of Turning Away Immigrant Children Seeking Asylum

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 7:54am

HBO's "Icebox" is the story of a 12-year-old Honduran boy, fleeing gang violence, who lands in one of America's notorious child detention centers after he's caught trying to sneak into the U.S.

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The Best Podcast Pick-Me-Up Suggestions To Get You Through Dark, Lonely Winters

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 7:54am

NPR's Scott Simon gets recommendations from two podcast experts on what to listen to when all you need is some pop culture comfort food.

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British and European Officials Strengthen Regulation Of Facebook

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 7:54am

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with British MP Damian Collins about British and EU investigations into Facebook and calls to strengthen regulation of the social network.

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Allegations Of Voter Fraud In North Carolina May Lead To A New Congressional Election

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 7:54am

In North Carolina, there's a possibility of running a new congressional election in a district where fraud may have affected the original vote count.

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Week In Politics: The Mueller Investigation And The Next Attorney General

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 7:54am

The recent filings from the Special Counsel and federal prosecutors have been reverberating throughout the Capitol. A look at the impact on the president and Congress.

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More Documents Released Describe What Michael Cohen Did

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 7:54am

This week we learned more about the possible fate of Paul Manafort following the surprise collapse of his plea deal with the Special Counsel amid allegations that he lied to prosecutors.

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Weeks After Containment Of California's Deadly Camp Fire, Survivors Wait For Trailers

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 6:08pm

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with the head of FEMA's Housing Task Force in California about the agency's slow response to the most recent wildfires in California.

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Bush's Accomplishments 'Just Beginning To Be Appreciated,' Says His Chief Of Staff

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 6:08pm

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with John Sununu. He served as President George H.W. Bush's Chief of Staff from 1989 to 1991.

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The Foreign Policy Of George H.W. Bush

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 5:47pm

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, about the foreign policy legacy of George H.W. Bush, who steered a peaceful end to the Cold War.

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Former Staff And Colleagues Pay Tribute To Bush

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 3:10pm

We remember the life and legacy of President George H.W. Bush, hearing from those that worked with and for him.

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Revisiting George H.W. Bush's Legacy

Sat, 12/01/2018 - 3:06pm

NPR's Scott Simon and Linda Wertheimer travel down the memory lane to discuss Bush on the campaign trail.

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