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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When NPR's Scott Simon has visited Cuba, he saw two economies — one for tourists and one for residents. He reflects on whether the thaw between the ...
Some in the entertainment industry are wondering if they'll have to be careful now about the stories they tell or the jokes they make in the wake of S...
Inspired by the snails' spiky shells and acid-loving nature, researchers named the new species Alviniconcha strummeri, after Clash frontman Joe Strumm...
Cubans are cautiously optimistic about the normalization of ties with the United States, but their daily lives won't change much until the embargo lif...
In the wake of the announcement that the U.S. is restoring relations with Cuba, some Cuban exiles are wary. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Cuban-American ...
With the help of U.S. airstrikes, Iraqi Kurdish forces have made significant advances against the self-proclaimed Islamic State, or ISIS....
The FBI has concluded North Korea was responsible for the cyber attack on Sony Pictures. NPR's Scott Simon talks with White House correspondent Scott ...
From flags to currency, a new country needs new symbols. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Anne Quito, who traveled to the world's newest country, South Su...
Is it viva la baseball, now that President Obama has softened the U.S. stance toward Cuba? ESPN's Howard Bryant tells NPR's Scott Simon not to expect ...
A new Christmas music collection resurrects Irish carols from the 17th century. NPR's Scott Simon talks to singer Caitriona O'Leary and producer Joe H...
 

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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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