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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Kraft Foods recently announced a massive recall of its macaroni and cheese. The company — and the processed food industry in general — are hitting...
Planning your next road trip? A Ph.D. candidate at Michigan State University has an algorithm that will plot the best route to take to see any number ...
How do you hang your toilet paper? Over or under? Well, as NPR's Scott Simon points out, the debate is over: The original patent shows clearly how yo...
The Oklahoma City Thunder may have lost Kevin Durant for the season. Scott Simon talks with NPR's Tom Goldman about the week in sports....
Researchers are starting to learn why, when we cross time zones or pull an all-nighter, our bodies get out of sync. This story first aired March 10 on...
Archaeologists in Madrid may have discovered the long-lost remains of Miguel de Cervantes. NPR's Scott Simon asks whether or not the bones are his, an...
More than 20 people were killed this week when two gunmen stormed Tunisia's national museum. NPR's Scott Simon talks with William McCants of the Brook...
Mexican boxer Julio Cesar Chavez rarely fell in the ring, but alcohol and drugs knocked him down for decades. He's clean now and telling his story to ...
The U.S. and its international partners continue nuclear negotiations with Iran. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Yale professor Stephen Carter about Iran'...
The opera, based on the tumultuous lives of painters Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, coincides with a new exhibition at the Detroit Institute of Arts de...
 

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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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