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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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Immigration Lawyer On Separated Children

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 8:08am

Priya Konings is an attorney with KIND, Kids in Need of Defense, a New York based nonprofit that has been working to reunite migrant children and families in New York. She talks with Scott Simon.

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The State Of Election Security Ahead Of Midterms

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 8:08am

With the 2018 midterms approaching, election security is a major concern for state governments. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Politico cybersecurity reporter Eric Geller.

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The First Week Of The Manafort Trial

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 8:08am

The first week of Paul Manafort's trial is over. Manafort, a veteran lobbyist and Donald Trump's 2016 campaign chairman, is fighting charges of bank and tax fraud.

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Director On Dystopian Thriller 'The Darkest Minds'

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 8:08am

The Darkest Minds is a film adaptation of dystopian young adult novels with some similarities to current events. NPR's Scott Simon talks to director Jennifer Yuh Nelson about it.

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Understanding NXIVM, Group Critics Call A 'Cult'

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 8:08am

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with New York Times Magazine reporter Vanessa Grigoriadis about NXIVM. Several top members of the self-improvement company face sex trafficking charges.

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Rome's City Services Falling Behind

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 8:08am

From buses that catch fire to uncollected trash, Rome is facing a mess of problems with urban services. One group has responded by filling 5,000 potholes as the city tries to repair itself.

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Remembering The D.C. Couple Killed In Tajikistan

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 8:08am

We remember two cyclists, Lauren Geoghegan and Jay Austin, killed in Tajikistan Sunday.

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'Black Campaign School' Trains New Generation Of African-American Candidates

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 8:08am

More than 100 people — candidates, future candidates and campaign staffers — gathered in Atlanta to learn about running for political office.

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The ACLU On Facebook's Fake Page Removals

Sat, 08/04/2018 - 8:08am

Facebook has been removing fake accounts linked to campaigns designed to influence the midterm elections. NPR's Scott Simon asks the ACLU's Ben Wizner to weigh in on free speech issues.

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To Focus On Students' Emotional Well-Being, India Tries 'Happiness Classes'

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 9:16am

This month, Delhi students saw a new course added to their traditionally rigid curriculum. To confront academic pressures linked to India's high suicide rate, public schools are teaching mindfulness.

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Week In Politics: Michael Cohen, Mueller, Rosenstein

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 8:21am

President Trump focused on positive economic news this week while there were noteworthy developments in the story of Russia's involvement in the 2016 election.

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Report Details Sexual Harassment Allegations Against CBS CEO Les Moonves

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 8:21am

CBS CEO Les Moonves has been accused of sexual misconduct in a new story published by The New Yorker.

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Saturday Sports: Baseball, Broken Bones And Trade Deadlines

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 8:21am

In Major League Baseball, the perennial powerhouse teams are looking strong as the trade deadline approaches. Scott Simon talks with ESPN's Howard Bryant.

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Wildfire Races Through Northern California

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 8:21am

A large and fatal wildfire in Northern California is growing. Thousands of people have fled the Carr Fire so far.

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Former Student On USC Doctor Abuse Allegations

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 8:21am

More than 200 former University of Southern California students are suing the university alleging that a former campus gynecologist abused them. NPR's Scott Simon talks to former student Amanda Davis.

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A Postman Signs Off

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 8:21am

Il Soo Choi, a South Korean immigrant, retired this week after 22 years as a postal carrier in Manhattan. He wrote a moving note to the people on his route.

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Doubts Remain Over North Korean Denuclearization

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 8:21am

The return of possible American GI remains is a hopeful sign from North Korea but Pyongyang continues to produce material needed to produce nuclear weapons.

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Family Reunion Update

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 8:21am

A court deadline for the Trump administration to reunite all the migrant families it separated at the border has now passed. The government says it has complied, but hundreds of kids are still held.

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The Man Putin Wants To Interrogate

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 8:21am

NPR's Scott Simon asks Kyle Parker of the U.S. Helsinki Commission about Vladimir Putin's attempts to question him and other Americans in return for allowing U.S. authorities to question Russians.

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Sen. Claire McCaskill On Russian Hack Attempt And Trade

Sat, 07/28/2018 - 8:21am

NPR's Scott Simon asks Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., about a Russian attempt to hack her political campaign and about the effects of trade wars on Missouri farmers.

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