FEED - Weekend Edition Saturday
NPR's Scott Simon talks to U.K. Member of Parliament Chris Leslie about his recent decision to leave the Labour Party. Leslie has criticized the party's leadership over its handling of Brexit.
The Trump administration has issued a new rule that dramatically changes the nation's federal family planning program, Title X, including barring abortion providers from receiving the funds.
Jim DeRogatis has been doing tough reporting on R. Kelly for almost 20 years. He talks with NPR's Scott Simon about the singer's arrest.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Jack Davidson, a student at Wabash College. He broke the NCAA record for all-time consecutive free throws. He made 95 consecutive free throws, breaking a 22-year-old record.
This weekend fishermen and fishing women gather in Astoria, Ore., to read poetry. Their work explores the modern problems of the fishing life, including climate change and women's safety.
Eighty-four million Nigerians are registered to vote for president in Saturday's elections. But the week's delay of the vote could affect turnout for the next leader of Africa's largest economy.
Laredo, Texas, and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, celebrate their annual "Abrazo Bridge Ceremony" on Saturday. It has special resonance in an era of heightened anti-immigrant and border security rhetoric.
Venezuela's president is refusing to allow tons of U.S. humanitarian aid to enter the country. But thousands of volunteers are trying to bring it in from Colombia.
Pope Francis is holding a summit on clergy sex abuse. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Msgr. Stephen Rossetti of the Catholic University of America about the role of the church in tackling the problem.
We recap the week's biggest political news: a possible end of the Mueller investigation, the president's emergency declaration and Bernie Sanders' 2020 presidential bid.
Growing up in an Orthodox Jewish community in Brooklyn, Mizrahi says he stood out like "a chubby, gay thumb." He's written about his unlikely path into the fashion industry in his new memoir, I.M.
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Bird lovers around the world are counting birds this weekend for the annual Great Backyard Bird Count, which provides valuable data for avian research.
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NPR's Scott Simon speaks with author Pitchaya Sudbanthad about his novel Bangkok Wakes to Rain. It's a collection of short stories that thread the history of Thailand with the modern world.
After the controversy over a blackface photo in Ralph Northam's medical school yearbook, universities are reviewing their yearbooks for material that could be considered racist or offensive.
Keith Hamilton of Toronto talks about what it's like to be a rent-a-goalie for amateur ice hockey teams.
Colin Kaepernick has reached a settlement with the NFL after alleging collusion to deprive him employment. Meanwhile, the league is keeping Kareem Hunt in its ranks.
Pope Francis has defrocked former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who has been accused of sex abuse.
Thirty years after the Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan, Russian veterans of that disastrous war muse on their service and the U.S. as it contemplates its own pullout.
The national debt passed $22 trillion this week, the biggest number on record. NPR's Scott Simon asks Business Insider's Bob Bryan why and what the long-term consequences could be.
A mass shooting in Aurora, Ill., has left six people, including the gunman, dead.