FEED - Weekend Edition Saturday
U.S. financial markets closed the week quietly after gyrating wildly. Overall, the markets have delivered gains since 2009.
The government shutdown drags on with no end in sight after both President Trump and congressional Democrats dug in.
As part of the series "What They Took with Them," Jose Linares tells of a crucifix that reminds him of his childhood flight from Castro's Cuba to the U.S.
Amos Oz died Friday at age 79. He was an author and an advocate for peace between Israelis and Palestinians.
A federal judge is expected to rule soon on a case that could upend the notion of amateurism in college sports.
Computer scientist and professor Eugene Fiume talks about what science-fiction writer Isaac Asimov got right and wrong in his predictions of 2019.
Atlanta chef Eddie Hernandez shares how he has infused the fresh flavors of his native Monterrey, Mexico, with traditions of his adopted South.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to McPherson about "Socks," his new holiday album of original songs.
The literary magazine "Tin House" has announced its 20th anniversary issue will be its last. It broke the mold for literary magazines, becoming a go-to place for editors to discover new writers.
It's time to reflect on the highlights of the week in sports, including an agreement that would allow Cuban athletes to play Major League Baseball without defecting from their home country.
Barack Obama appears on the new song, "One Last Time (44 Remix)." Originally from the Broadway hit "Hamilton," Lin-Manuel Miranda reworked the number and included the former president.
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Jasmine El-Gamal, a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, about the regional reaction to President Trump's announcement to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria.
John Marszalek, executive director of the Ulysses S. Grant Association, tells the story of President Grant's 1872 arrest.
A partial government shutdown took place days before Christmas. President Trump wants funding for a border wall, a demand that Democrats so far have rejected.
NPR's Scott Simon talks with William Cohen, who also served as a Republican lawmaker in both chambers of Congress, about his reaction to Defense Secretary James Mattis' decision to step down.
In 1996, musician Paul Kelly released a song from the point of view of a man in prison thinking of family and friends celebrating Christmas without him. "How to Make Gravy" remains a hit.
Harper Lee's 1960 novel is now a Broadway play, but not after lawsuits and pushback from the writer's estate. In the play, Atticus Finch looks and sounds a little different than he did in the book.
Peter Sokolowski is a lexicographer at Merriam-Webster. He speaks with NPR's Scott Simon about some of the Words of the Year, based on searches of the website, and the news events behind them.
Bobi Wine is President Yoweri Museveni's biggest challenger. Wine says Uganda's constitution gives him the right to sing and to speak his mind, and how and when he does that is not up for debate.
With the help of American volunteers, a family of refugees from the Democratic Republic Congo is navigating a new life and establishing new holiday traditions.