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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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'One Day At A Time' Renewed On New Network

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 8:03am

Monica Castillo of the website Cherry Picks tells NPR's Sarah McCammon why she thinks it's good that the rebooted One Day at a Time has been renewed for a fourth season.

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These Tiny Desk Contest Entrants Bring Mini-Symphonies To The NYC Subway

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 8:03am

NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with Adrian Enscoe, Sydney Shepherd and Regina Strayhorn, members of the band Bandits on the Run and stand-out entrants in this year's Tiny Desk Contest.

(Image credit: Sophia Schrank/Courtesy of the artist)

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Have Cancer, Must Travel: Patients Left In Lurch After Town's Hospital Closes

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 8:03am

As the rural town of Fort Scott, Kan., grapples with the closure of its hospital, cancer patients bear a heavy burden. They now have to go elsewhere for treatments they used to get locally.

(Image credit: Christopher Smith for Kaiser Health News)

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Week In Politics

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 8:03am

Democratic candidates are trying to clarify positions they took during this week's debates while also capitalizing on any momentum they received.

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This 4th Of July, Think Of Your Feathered Friends As You Plan For Fireworks

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 8:03am

When fireworks go off in the vicinity of birds, the results can be fatal. Stick to commercial shows, experts say.

(Image credit: Craig Ruttle/AP)

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Boston's Suffolk Downs Holds Its Last Live Horse Races

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 8:03am

Boston's Suffolk Downs racetrack, once a hugely popular venue for a nationally beloved sport, is marking the end of an era as it hosts its last live horse race ever.

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Saturday Sports: Women's World Cup, Wimbledon

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 8:03am

The Women's World Cup is underway, while top tennis players are about to meet at Wimbledon.

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'Metering' At The Border

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 8:03am

An immigration policy known as "metering" is under scrutiny after the publication of a shocking photograph showing two migrants who drowned, Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his daughter Valeria.

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WorldPride In New York City

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 8:03am

WorldPride is taking place in New York City this weekend. Millions of visitors are commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Inn raid and riots that ushered in the LGBTQ rights movement.

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What Democratic Voters Want

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 8:03am

NPR's Sarah McCammon asks Democratic strategists Sarada Peri and Eddie Vale who the Democratic candidates were trying to appeal to in this week's debates.

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U.S. And China Agree To Restart Trade Talks

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 8:03am

The U.S. will hold off another round of tariffs on Chinese goods. The two countries agreed to restart trade talks after President Trump and Chinese President Xi met during the G-20 summit in Japan.

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Chinese Trawler Hits And Sinks Filipino Fishing Boat

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 8:03am

The sinking of a Filipino fishing boat by a Chinese trawler has led to outcry in the Philippines and raised alarm over whether China is ramping up claims to disputed waters.

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Human Trafficking And The Southern Border

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 8:03am

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Professor Jamie Gates of Point Loma Nazarene University about the fact and fiction surrounding human trafficking across the Southern U.S. border.

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Democrats Try To Distinguish Themselves On Health Care

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 8:03am

NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News about the Democratic presidential candidates' health care policies.

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U.S. Advances At Women's World Cup

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 8:03am

The U.S. has advanced to the semifinals of the Women's World Cup after a thrilling 2-1 victory over host country France. It was the most anticipated game of the tournament so far.

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What's Next For The Census After Supreme Court Ruling

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 8:03am

The Supreme Court has weighed in on the census citizenship question but the battle between the administration and critics of the hotly contested question isn't over yet.

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Himesh Patel On The Beatles And 'Yesterday'

Sat, 06/22/2019 - 8:05am

NPR's Scott Simon talks to Himesh Patel, who stars in the new movie Yesterday, which imagines a world in which no one knows The Beatles, except one man.

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Chanelle Benz On 'The Gone Dead'

Sat, 06/22/2019 - 8:05am

Chanelle Benz's new novel is a story that swells with Mississippi swelter, blood oaths, old grudges, conspiracy theories and everlasting mysteries. Scott Simon talks with her about the book.

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How White Politicians Can Talk About Race

Sat, 06/22/2019 - 8:05am

Joe Biden's reaction to criticism of once working with segregationists highlights the complicated politics of race. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Robin DiAngelo, author of White Fragility.

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Democrats Campaign At South Carolina Fish Fry

Sat, 06/22/2019 - 8:05am

Democratic presidential candidates attended a major event last night for South Carolina Democrats, a fish fry held by Rep. Jim Clyburn. He's defended Joe Biden's recent comments about segregationists.

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