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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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Trump Administration Won't Defend ACA

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 8:10am

The Justice Department has said the individual mandate of the Affordable Care Act, which requires Americans to have insurance, is unconstitutional.

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Jeh Johnson On Immigration And Trump

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 8:10am

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.

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Trump And The G-7 Update

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 8:10am

A contentious G-7 and developments in the Mueller investigation have rounded out the political news of the week.

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How A Black Detective Infiltrated The KKK

Sat, 06/09/2018 - 8:10am

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.

(Image credit: Courtesy of Ron Stallworth)

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As Mexico Capitalizes On Her Image, Has Frida Kahlo Become Over-Commercialized?

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 10:46am

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.

(Image credit: Emily Green)

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New Hampshire Mothers Struggling With Opioid Addiction Fight To Keep Their Children

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 8:37am

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.

(Image credit: Rachel Gotbaum/NPR)

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From Israel, A Hit TV Thriller Of War's Chaos — And Its Domestic Cost

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 8:28am

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.

(Image credit: Courtesy of Netflix)

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Canada Responds To Tariffs

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 8:28am

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.

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Latest On Trump, North Korea And Tariffs

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 8:28am

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.

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Coming Up Tomorrow

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 8:28am

Sunday on Weekend Edition, Lulu Garcia-Navarro looks at how California is teaching kids about marijuana now that the drug is legal there.

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Laura Nyro And The Summer Of 1968

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 8:28am

Scott Simon reminisces about the summer of 1968 through a song.

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The Coded Book Reviews Of Stefanie Dreyfuss

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 8:28am

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.

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Anthony Horowitz On 'The Word Is Murder'

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 8:28am

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Anthony Horowitz about his new book The Word Is Murder.

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Saturday Sports: NBA Finals, French Open, Stanley Cup

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 8:28am

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.

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An Equal Rights Amendment In Virginia

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 8:28am

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.

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The House Is In Play In November

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 8:28am

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.

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Sante Fe High School Students Graduate After Shooting

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 8:28am

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.

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The Asian-American Voters Of Orange County

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 8:28am

Asian-Americans are the fastest growing demographic in the once tried-and-true Republican Orange County, Calif.

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The Impact Of Tariffs On Mexico

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 8:28am

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.

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He Rebuilt His Life, Only To Be Sent Back To Prison

Sat, 06/02/2018 - 8:28am

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.

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