Weekend Edition (Saturday)

From civil wars in Bosnia and El Salvador, to hospital rooms, police stations, and America's backyards, National Public Radio®'s Peabody Award-winning correspondent Scott Simon brings a well-traveled perspective to his role as host of Weekend Edition/Saturday.

Hear in-depth news reports and features covering politics, international affairs, education, labor, economics,sports, the arts, entertainment and much each Saturday morning.

Weekend Edition on NPR.org

 

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Saturday 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

 

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Republicans have won every statewide office in Texas for 20 years, but the growing Hispanic population tends to vote Democrat, and the GOP's survival ...
Now that Scotland has voted to stay in the U.K., attention is turning to another separatist movement. Emboldened by the peaceful Scottish referendum, ...
Under the country's three-day experiment to control the deadly Ebola virus, people must stay home while health care teams go door-to-door to spread th...
David Candow, known around NPR as "The Host Whisperer," has died. He was a great teacher, not only instructing us about the craft of radio news but re...
How does the U.S. destroy the self-declared Islamic State without aiding the Syrian regime? NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Christopher Harmer of the In...
A federal judge in Alabama is facing mounting calls for his resignation. U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller was arrested in August for allegedly beating ...
ESPN reports the Baltimore Ravens knew more about the domestic violence case against Ray Rice earlier than they've admitted. NPR's Scott Simon and ESP...
Ooh, you smell so good ... and we're both members of the Whig party, too! Turns out there's scientific evidence that people who share political belief...
Hundreds of thousands are expected at a march in New York City ahead of the United Nations climate summit. Organizers want to send a message to world ...
Maajid Nawaz used to be a recruiter for an extreme Islamist group in the United Kingdom. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Nawaz about how the recruiting ...
 

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Carson Cooper, Host

Carson Cooper is a familiar voice. He has become a favorite of WUSF listeners as the host of "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 since he took the job in 2000. Carson has worked in Tampa Bay radio for more than two decades. He has...

Scott Simon, Host

From Ground Zero in New York to ground zero in Kabul, to police stations, subway platforms, and darkened theaters, NPR's Peabody-Award-winning correspondent Scott Simon brings a well-traveled perspective to his role as host of...

 

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