FEED - Weekend Edition Saturday
We recap the week in politics, including President Trump's Supreme Court nomination, Scott Pruitt's resignation and the economy.
Ten years ago, Sister Rita Clare Yoches was playing professional football for the Detroit Demolition. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks with her about her journey from pro athlete to nun.
The Tour de France begins Saturday. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks with Wall Street Journal sports columnist and self-professed cycling fanatic Jason Gay.
The Trump administration has revoked Obama-era affirmative action guidelines. Jon Boeckenstedt of DePaul University talks with NPR's Linda Wertheimer about the effect on college admissions.
The Air Force has a severe shortage of pilots, particularly fighter pilots.
The meetings happened amid growing concern North Korea is not taking steps toward denuclearization — and uncertainty as to what each side meant when they committed to it.
David Lat of the website Above the Law joins NPR's Linda Wertheimer to talk about President Trump's shortlist of possible replacements for Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court.
NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to Georgetown University law professor William Buzbee about the legacy of former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and his deregulation efforts.
The problems facing the mainland in the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria didn't skip this remote Puerto Rican island. But tourists still come and houses continue to sell.
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The 1997 case Flores v. Reno established how long migrant children can be detained. Some of the original counsel of that settlement are suing the Trump administration for violating the agreement.
Set amid a theoretical debate about a potential Whole Foods arriving in the historically underserved Washington, D.C. neighborhood, the musical looks at the good and the bad of gentrification.
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Photographer George Rodriguez has chronicled a visual history of Los Angeles over his multidecade career. His work is being celebrated in a new book as well as his first retrospective.
Construction of the Ottawa Bluesfest's main stage was briefly halted by a nest of eggs, tended by a protected bird. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Monika Melichar who relocated the eggs.
The National Book Foundation has partnered with the Department of Housing and Urban Development on a literacy program aimed at getting books into the hands of kids and adults living in public housing.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Howard Bryant of ESPN about this week's sports news.
EU leaders have agreed on measures to vet migrants and restrict their movements. Will this satisfy Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition partner and prevent Germany's government from collapsing?
In Annapolis, Md., last night, residents held a candlelight vigil to remember the five employees killed at the Capital Gazette newsroom Thursday.
The government says it will hold migrant families longer than 20 days, according to a court filing from the Department of Justice Friday.
It was another big news week in Washington, with several key Supreme Court decisions and Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement.