FEED - Weekend Edition Saturday
The Justice Department has said the individual mandate of the Affordable Care Act, which requires Americans to have insurance, is unconstitutional.
The Trump administration's policy of separating parents from children illegally entering the U.S. has drawn much criticism. Scott Simon talks with former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson.
A contentious G-7 and developments in the Mueller investigation have rounded out the political news of the week.
In Black Klansman, Ron Stallworth writes about an undercover investigation in which he — an African-American police detective — convinced the Ku Klux Klan that he was one of them.
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While a judge ruled Mattel can't sell Frida Barbie dolls in Mexico, her image remains a huge marketing tool. As rights issues roil makers, some say Fridamania dishonors the anti-capitalist artist.
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New Hampshire parents who are trying to overcome opioid abuse face a ticking clock and limited state resources to try to keep their parental rights.
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The drama Fauda, now streaming its second season on Netflix, is set amid the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Co-creator and star Lior Raz has some ideas why his show found fans across borders.
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Canada has responded to U.S. tariffs on steel, aluminum and maple syrup with $16.6 billion worth of tariffs on U.S. products including beer, toilet paper and whiskey.
President Trump's relationship with North Korea is warming, with the announcement that his summit with Kim Jong Un is back on track. At the same time, Trump is at odds with U.S. allies over tariffs.
Sunday on Weekend Edition, Lulu Garcia-Navarro looks at how California is teaching kids about marijuana now that the drug is legal there.
Scott Simon reminisces about the summer of 1968 through a song.
Stefanie Dreyfuss was a voracious reader during her lifetime. She left behind a coded system of book reviews when she died last week at 96.
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Anthony Horowitz about his new book The Word Is Murder.
From the NBA Finals to the French Open, Scott Simon discusses highlights from the week in sports with ESPN.com and ESPN the Magazine senior writer Howard Bryant.
Illinois became the 37th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment this week. NPR's Scott Simon talks to state Sen. Scott Surovell of Virginia about the likelihood of ratifying in his state.
Control of the House of Representatives is up in the air this year, with primaries on Tuesday in California, New Jersey and Iowa setting up key battles.
High school graduations are momentous for students about to head out into the world. And ceremonies at Santa Fe High School were particularly emotional two weeks after a mass shooting.
Asian-Americans are the fastest growing demographic in the once tried-and-true Republican Orange County, Calif.
Scott Simon talks with Shannon O'Neil from the Council on Foreign Relations about what the decision to impose tariffs on steel will mean to Mexico.
Matthew Charles was among thousands released from federal prison following changes to minimum sentencing guidelines. He rebuilt his life, but a federal judge ordered him back to prison.