FEED - Weekend Edition Saturday
This Thanksgiving, as families sit across the table from each other, StoryCorps founder Dave Isay says it's a great time to document those family memories.
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NPR's Scott Simon talks with Wendy Cutler, a former U.S. trade representative, about President Trump's "America first" speech at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum in Vietnam.
President Trump and Russian President Putin met briefly during a summit in Vietnam. Trump said he asked Putin about Russian interference in the U.S. election last year and that Putin again denied it.
Legendary director Takashi Miike's new film, Blade of the Immortal, is the filmmaker's 100th movie. For someone known for totally bonkers violence, this movie is even more bananas and is being touted as the most over-the-top samurai movie ever made.
A miniature masterpiece carved on an ancient seal stone is changing ideas about art history. Jack Davis helped discover the Pylos Combat Agate in Greece and tells Scott Simon why it's so important.
He was once a surgeon in the U.S. and became the Kurdish governor of the disputed Iraqi city of Kirkuk. Now he's been forced out as Kurds have lost territory to the central government.
High school football is a big deal in Texas and it's when people come together to cheer on their team. But after last week's church shooting, it's also an opportunity to reflect.
We discuss sexual abuse in sports, new developments in state-sponsored Russian doping and the Boston Celtics' winning streak.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has relaunched its Farm and Rural Helpline to help farmers in the state deal with the uncertainties of a difficult profession. Meg Moynihan discusses details.
The Philippines has been an on-and-off ally of the U.S. over the past couple of decades. Under President Duterte, the Philippines has made a noticeable turn towards China.
We examine the differences between the House and Senate tax overhaul plans and assess the chances the Republican-controlled Congress can pass a bill before Christmas as President Trump wants.
A cascade of scandals involving sexual harassment has followed revelations involving Harvey Weinstein. Many share a common thread: they were reported by the now defunct gossip news site Gawker.
Alabama voters are learning more about allegations of sexual misconduct by Judge Roy Moore, the Republican nominee for Alabama's U.S. Senate seat.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to David Miliband, head of the International Rescue Committee, about his new book, Rescue: Refugees and the Political Crisis of Our Time.
The band REM is releasing a 25th anniversary edition of their album Automatic for the People. NPR's Scott Simon talks to R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe and Mike Mills about their hit album.
The words "thoughts and prayers" are often criticized after mass shootings. Scott Simon talks to David French of National Review, who argues prayer can be the most rational and effective response.
Democrats won several state and local elections this week. Progressive superPAC co-founder and ex-Obama campaign staffer David Cohen talks with Scott Simon.
Hillary Clinton's campaign had a unique agreement with the DNC before the 2016 primaries, giving control over party decisions to the campaign for relieving DNC debt, according to a document.
For our latest installment of Movies You Missed, Scott Simon talks to NPR producers Nicole Beemsterboer and Sydnee Monday, who have never seen the classic 1980s comedy Nine to Five.
A.J. Jacobs' latest book explains how basically everyone in the world is related to each other. He talks to NPR's Scott Simon about It's All Relative.