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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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Nonprofits Struggle To House Migrant Families Released By ICE

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 8:14am

Central American immigrant families are already arriving at the border. Due to lack of room, ICE is releasing many migrant detainees and counting on nonprofits to house and help the migrants.

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Role Of Polls During The Election Season

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 8:14am

We look at the role polling has played during the election season — especially since there have been fewer polls this time around.

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The Economy: Where We Are

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 8:14am

NPR's Scott Simon talks to Washington Post economics columnist Steven Pearlstein about the state of the economy ahead of the midterm elections.

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Opinion: Lessons From Bosnia

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 8:14am

In his essay this week, NPR's Scott Simon reflects on his time spent covering the war in Bosnia and what we might learn now.

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Natasha Trethewey: Poetry Speaks 'Across The Lines That Would Divide Us'

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 8:14am

The Pulitzer Prize winner and former Poet Laureate has a new collection out, called Monument, that takes on American history, personal history, and the lives that history and poetry often overlook.

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Reimposing Sanctions Will Hasten End Of Iran Nuclear Deal, Some Experts Warn

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 8:14am

The Trump administration is poised to reimpose sanctions on Iran this Monday. Tehran has been abiding by the nuclear deal, but some warn that it could fall apart in the face of renewed sanctions.

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Thom Yorke On Scoring The New 'Suspiria'

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 8:14am

"Horror music can fall into a trap of trying to be dark for the sake of it," the Radiohead frontman says. "There's lots of different ways to make something terrifying."

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On Barbra Streisand's Latest, The Walls Do Talk — To The President

Sat, 11/03/2018 - 8:14am

Streisand speaks with Scott Simon about crafting her new album, Walls, as a reaction to the Trump administration.

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Details Unfold About The Pittsburgh Shooting

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 2:55pm

There is an active shooter situation near a Synagogue in Pittsburgh. NPR's Scott Simon tells us more.

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The Latest On Pittsburgh Shooting

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 2:53pm

NPR's Scott Simon gives us updates regarding the latest with the shooting in Pittsburgh at a local synagogue.

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On The Scene At Pittsburgh Shooting

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 2:48pm

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Lucy Perkins to get the latest on a shooting that took place in a local synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pa.

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Pittsburgh Shooting Update

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 2:43pm

There are multiple casualties at a Pittsburgh synagogue after a shooter opened fire. Three officers have been shot. A suspect is in custody.

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Saturday Sports: This Segment Won't Be 18 Innings Long

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 8:13am

We have a sports roundup, including the epic Game 3 of the World Series, which set a record for its length.

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Tracking This Year's Negative Political Ads

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 8:13am

In this vicious election climate, TV and social media are filled with — surprise, surprise — negative ads! Bowdoin College political science professor Michael Franz talks with NPR's Scott Simon.

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The Times Bodies Rested In Pieces, Or Not At All

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 8:13am

In anticipation of Halloween, NPR's Scott Simon speaks with writer A.J. Jacobs about instances throughout history of people who just couldn't stay dead.

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Why Did The Sea Lion Cross The Road?

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 8:13am

NPR's Scott Simon tells the story of one sea lion who delighted people on its short waddle through San Diego.

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Democrats And Labor Aim For Gains In Ohio

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 8:13am

We check in with labor activists in northeastern Ohio who were stung by President Trump's victory in the state two years ago. This year, labor hopes to bring union members back into the fold.

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Salvadoran Migrant On Journeying In Caravan

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 8:13am

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Cristian, a Salvadoran migrant traveling with a caravan in Mexico toward the U.S., about his journey and President Trump's efforts to limit asylum seekers like him.

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Putin Warns Of Nuclear Arms Race

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 8:13am

Russian President Vladimir Putin says if the U.S. withdraws from the INF Treaty and deploys missiles in Europe, Russia will have to respond by targeting the countries hosting those weapons.

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Professor Stephen Carter On Mail Bombs, Trump And Political Rhetoric

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 8:13am

NPR's Scott Simon talks to Yale law professor Stephen Carter about the state of America and its politics.

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