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What's Iran Up To With Recent Rocket Launch Attempt?

FEED - Weekend Edition Saturday - 2 hours 4 min ago

Iran attempted to launch a rocket carrying a satellite into space. The Trump administration believes the launch was about developing long-range weapons, but analysts say the tech used is too clunky.

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Predictions

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Our panelists predict, now that Marie Kondo has convinced us to throw out our stuff, what will be next self-help trend.

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

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All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.

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Limericks

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Bill Kurtis reads three news-related limericks: Let's Netflix and Crunch, Horn-y Pits and Whole Grain Alcohol.

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Panel Questions

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Set Down The Tweezers, SwampMingle.com.

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Bluff The Listener

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Our panelists read three stories about a surprising effort to clean the planet, only one of which is true.

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Panel Questions

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A Bucket-full of Happiness.

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Who's Bill This Time

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Bill Kurtis reads three quotes from the week's news: "A Constitutional Kerfuffle," "Breh-roh" and "Sparking Joy."

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Not My Job: Conan O'Brien Gets Quizzed On Hot Cocoa

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We've invited the longtime, late night talk show host to play a game called "Team Coco, meet hot cocoa!" O'Brien is now host of Conan on TBS, and has a new podcast called Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend.

(Image credit: Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images for TBS)

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Fresh Air Weekend: Rachel Maddow On The Lessons Of Spiro Agnew; John C. Reilly

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Maddow and her former producer Mike Yarvitz revisit the Agnew story in the podcast Bag Man. Justin Chang reviews M. Night Shyamalan's Glass. Reilly plays Oliver Hardy in the new film Stan & Ollie.

(Image credit: AP)

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Different Ways To See And Be: The Lives Of Joseph Jarman And Alvin Fielder

FEED - Jazz - NPR - 7 hours 55 min ago
The deaths of two foundational members of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians, a forward-thinking Chicago jazz collective, offers a chance to reflect on its evolving impact.
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#1903: Dummy Quest

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This week on The Best of Car Talk, Carol needs help refereeing a family argument over a car question in the game Brain Quest and charter "Densa" members Tom and Ray show her she came to the exact wrong place. Elsewhere, Dr. Ron is hoping to prove to his wife that he's not the one killing their clutches. Fortunately for him, there may be another suspect available. Also, Bob's Volvo seems to have more power after bending the exhaust during a game of Driveway Tag; a valet used Kenneth's Dodge key to start Kenneth's Subaru and Lisa is relying on a piece of wood jammed into the ignition to keep her Moskvitch running. All this and more, this week on The Best of Car Talk.
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Analysts: Yellow Vest Protests Sent Macron Administration Into Death Spiral

FEED - Weekend Edition Saturday - 8 hours 3 min ago

The president promised to revolutionize France when he was elected in 2017, and his plans economic overhaul seemed on track even two months ago. But many experts say Macron is already finished.

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Theft From Fuel Pipelines Is A Rampant, Deadly Problem In Mexico

FEED - Weekend Edition Saturday - 8 hours 3 min ago

Siphoning fuel off the pipelines powers some towns' entire economies, but has also led to major shortages and price hikes. Friday night it also sparked an explosion that killed dozens of people.

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Rams-Saints, Patriots-Chiefs Will Set Super Bowl LIII

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Scott Simon speaks with sports correspondent Tom Goldman about the NFL conference championship games on Sunday, and how concussions are limiting insurance options in the league.

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Senate Finds Russian Bots, Bucks Helped Push Brexit Vote Through

FEED - Weekend Edition Saturday - 8 hours 55 min ago

A recent report on Russian influence operations overseas detailed large amounts of money and effort spent to influence the referendum. Scott Simon talks with The New Yorker's Jane Mayer.

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Ex-Chicago Police Officer Sentenced To 17 Years For Laquan McDonald Murder

FEED - Weekend Edition Saturday - 8 hours 55 min ago

A day after three officers were acquitted of trying to cover up the killing, Jason Van Dyke was sent to prison for shooting the black teen 16 times. McDonald's family argues the punishment is light.

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'Never Seen Morale This Low': Correctional Officers Struggle Through Shutdown

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NPR's Scott Simon talks to Justin Tarovisky, who works at a penitentiary in Hazelton, W.Va., about what it's been like to put in hours — including overtime and double shifts — without getting paid.

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The White House And Congress React To The Explosive Cohen Allegations

FEED - Weekend Edition Saturday - 8 hours 55 min ago

President Trump's ex-lawyer has pleaded guilty to lying to Congress about a Trump Tower project in Moscow. Now, a Buzzfeed report says he told investigators that Trump asked for that lie.

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'Heartbeat Of Wounded Knee' Demystifies The Modern Native Experience

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David Treuer's book is a wide-ranging account of Native American life, from the 1890 Wounded Knee massacre to now. He says that, contrary to popular perception, they're fully integrated in U.S. life.

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