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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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Saturday Sports: Tensions Among Golden State Warriors Players

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 7:47am

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with ESPN's Howard Bryant about the tensions between Draymond Green and Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors.

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80 Years Since The Catholic University Of America Vocalized Opposition To The Nazis

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 7:47am

80 years ago a group of Catholic priests got together to denounce the night of mass anti-semitic violence in Germany known as "Kristallnacht" live on the radio.

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Ancient Babylon In Iraq Restored

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 7:47am

The ancient site of Babylon in Iraq has undergone a lot of damage in recent years but archeologists hope it will still get special status.

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1 Woman Who Lost Her Home To A Fire In 2001 Steps In To Help Victims Of Woolsey Fire

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 7:47am

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with fire survivor Karen Reimus whose house burnt down in San Diego in 2001. She will be volunteering at a local assistance shelter to help survivors of the wildfires.

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Facebook Under-Fire Following New York Times Investigation

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 7:47am

A New York Times investigation that ran this week found Facebook failed to counter Russian interference it knew about in the 2016 election. We speak with Rhode Island Congressman David Cicilline.

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Stacey Abrams Concedes In Georgia Governor Race

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 7:47am

Democrat Stacey Abrams said there was no path to victory in her race against Republican Brian Kemp for Georgia governor. She says Kemp deliberately suppressed her supporters at the polls.

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Tensions Mount Between U.S. And Saudi Arabia Over Killing Of Journalist

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 7:47am

NPR's Scott Simon talks about the latest tensions between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi with former U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Robert Jordan.

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Saturday Politics: Lessons For Democrats And Republicans

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 7:47am

The midterm elections have slowly begun to take shape... and Senior Washington Correspondent Ron Elving thinks they hold lessons for both the GOP and the Democrats.

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Different Thanksgiving Stuffing From Across The Country

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 7:47am

NPR's Scott Simon looks at unique Thanksgiving stuffing recipes from different U.S. regions.

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Book Review: 'My Sister, The Serial Killer'

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 7:47am

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Nigerian author Oyinkan Braithwaite about her new book, "My Sister, the Serial Killer."

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Rural Town Reacts To Murder Arrest

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 7:47am

In 2016, members of the Rhoden family were killed in their homes in rural Ohio. This week four members of a different family were charged with aggravated murder.

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William Goldman Dies At 87

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 7:47am

Writer William Goldman died this week — he had an outsized influence on films, and the way we talk to each other. Scott Simon remembers the screenwriting giant.

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California Wildfires And How Insurance Comes Into Play

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 7:47am

California wildfires will likely make premiums go up over time and the cost of insurance could become an important factor in home purchases.

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Freshmen Come To Washington

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 7:47am

The freshman congressional class of 2019 went to Washington, D.C., for a whirlwind orientation, and will begin facing some major questions, like who to support for House Speaker.

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Breaking Down Brexit

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 7:47am

The United Kingdom is looking anything but united these days. The country is in political crisis over the country's decision to leave the EU, and the prime minister's plan to achieve that goal.

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The Trump Administration's New Rule Bars Asylum To Immigrants That Enter Illegally

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 7:54am

Scott Simon speaks with Linsday Harris of the American Immigration Lawyers Association about the Trump administration's new rule to deny migrants who enter the U.S. illegally from seeking asylum.

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Major Ballet Shoe Supplier Diversifies Their Shoes

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 7:54am

This week Freed of London released its new line of ballet shoes for dancers of color. We hear from black professional and student ballerinas about what this news means to them.

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The Phenomenon Of The 'Well Read Black Girl' Book Club

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 7:54am

Glory Edim loves to read and talk about what she is reading. So she started the 'Well Read Black Girl' book club that became a national phenomenon.

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One Website Challenges The Limits Of Free Press In Venezuela

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 7:54am

Under Venezuela's authoritarian President Nicolas Maduro, free press in the South American nation has been stifled. But one young website called Armando.info is recognized for challenging that.

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Saturday Sports: The Start Of The NBA Season And The NFL

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 7:54am

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with ESPN's Howard Bryant about the start of the NBA season and the lack of breakout teams in the NFL.

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