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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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Trump And The Federal Judiciary

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 7:43am

NPR's Scott Simon talks to former U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance about President Trump's appointments to the federal judiciary, almost all of whom have been white and male.

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Saturday Sports: Tiger Woods And Eli Manning

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 7:43am

Tiger Woods is attempting yet another comeback and Eli Manning will not start for the first time in 13 years.

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What Vermont's Capital And A City In France Have In Common

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 7:43am

A spelling error led Montpellier, France, to donate some soccer jerseys to Montpelier, Vt.

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D.C. City Council Considers Keeping Suspended Students In School

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 7:43am

NPR's Scott Simon talks to Washington, D.C., city council member David Grosso about his proposal to ban out-of-school suspensions in the District's public and charter schools.

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UNICEF Says Malnutrition In Parts Of Syria Reach Record Levels

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 7:43am

UNICEF's Juliette Touma joins NPR's Scott Simon to talk about alarming reports of malnutrition in Syria.

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The Legal Recourse For Victims Of Sexual Harassment

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 7:43am

NPR's Scott Simon talks to harassment and civil rights attorney Jean Hyams about the legal options available to victims of sexual harassment in the workplace.

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Trump To Decide On U.S. Embassy Location In Israel

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 7:43am

Israelis and Palestinians are waiting to see if President Trump will declare next week that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel, which would change U.S. policy.

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Republican Senators Pass Tax Bill

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 7:43am

The Republican overhaul of the tax code overcame hurdles to pass the Senate and includes some changes average Americans may feel come tax time, should it make it to the president's desk.

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The Consequences Of Flynn's Guilty Plea

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 7:43am

NPR's Scott Simon asks Jonathan Turley, George Washington University law professor, what he thinks of the latest developments in the the Russia investigation.

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Newly Discovered Andy Warhol Art Up For Auction

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 7:43am

A Massachusetts auction house is selling newly discovered Andy Warhol works. They are remnants of the artist's relationship with his last boyfriend found in his mother's attic.

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Children's Health Insurance Program In Jeopardy In Colorado

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 7:43am

Colorado contacted families who receive CHIP health care funding with a warning that support might end in January. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Gretchen Hammer, who runs the Colorado program.

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Roy Moore's Effect On Alabama's Economy

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 7:43am

Alabama has long sought to make itself a destination for business investment. But the allegations against Senate candidate Roy Moore may make investors reluctant to come to the state.

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Several Democrats Call For Conyers To Resign

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 7:43am

Pressure on Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., to resign is growing after allegations of sexual harassment. NPR's Scott Simon asks Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., about the feeling among Democrats.

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Flynn Pleads Guilty To Lying To The FBI

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 7:43am

Michael Flynn pleaded guilty in a surprise Friday court appearance and is cooperating with the special counsel's investigation into Russian election interference.

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Explaining The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Confusion

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 4:03pm

With the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau stepping down, there's a dispute between the outgoing chief and the White House over who will take over as acting director.

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For LGBTQ People Of Color, Discrimination Compounds

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 3:05pm

LGBTQ people of color are more than twice as likely as their white counterparts to say they've been discriminated against because they are LGBTQ in applying for jobs and interacting with police.

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A Mother-Daughter Love In 'Lady Bird'

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 8:00am

Laurie Metcalf plays a mom to the titular character in Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig's new film about growing up in Sacramento. Metcalf tells NPR's Scott Simon about working on the film.

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Movies You Missed: 'Planes, Trains And Automobiles'

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 8:00am

Olivia Roth takes a circuitous route home to Cleveland for every school holiday. She'd never seen Planes, Trains and Automobiles, so she watched it and discussed it with NPR's Scott Simon.

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Saturday Sports: The Future Of The NFL

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 8:00am

Scott Simon talks with Howard Bryant of ESPN about questions of how long the NFL can continue to dominate professional sports.

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George Orwell's Life In 'The Last Man In Europe'

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 8:00am

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Dennis Glover about his new book, The Last Man in Europe. Glover's novel is a fictionalized account of George Orwell's life as he wrote 1984.

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