FEED - Weekend Edition Saturday
What does the arrest of Harvey Weinstein mean for the #MeToo movement in Hollywood? NPR's Scott Simon speaks to reporter Kim Masters, whose investigations of harassment had been quashed by publishers.
Asma Naeem of the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery and author and professor Laila Lalami both came to the U.S. as children. They discuss what patriotism means to them on Memorial Day weekend.
After Starbucks announced that everyone is welcome to use their bathrooms, critics said shops would be overrun by the homeless. Who decides who is welcome and who is not goes back to store employees.
New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal says if Betsy DeVos won't investigate fraud at for-profit colleges, he will. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to the man taking on the secretary of education.
Scott Simon talks with Geoff Bennett of NBC News about the status of President Trump's meeting with Kim Jong Un and Trump's accusations of spying on his campaign.
Johnny Irion's family is rich in writing and music. His great uncle is John Steinbeck and his wife and collaborator is Arlo Guthrie's daughter. He talks with Scott Simon about his new album.
David French, senior writer for the National Review and a former major in the U.S. Army Reserve, describes what patriotism means to him this Memorial Day weekend.
Ireland has one of the strictest abortion laws in the world. Pro-abortion-rights groups have campaigned for decades to repeal the country's Eighth Amendment. Now voters have decided.
Issac J. Bailey's oldest brother murdered a man and spent 32 years in prison. It changed the family forever. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Bailey about his new book, My Brother Moochie.
Now that the U.S. has withdrawn from the Iran nuclear deal, how difficult will it be to enforce sanctions? NPR's Scott Simon speaks with former Treasury Department adviser Elizabeth Rosenberg.
The Baltimore Museum of Art is selling off part of its collection — including works by Andy Warhol and Robert Rauschenberg — to fund the purchase of more work by women and artists of color.
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As usual, it's been a busy week for political news: another school shooting, reflections on the Mueller investigation, Title X funding and the state of the GOP.
A 17-year-old high school student has been charged with capital murder for the deaths of 10 people at his high school near Houston, Texas. The suspect was arrested alive.
Saoirse Ronan stars in the new film On Chesil Beach, based on the story by Ian McEwan. Ronan and McEwan talk with NPR's Scott Simon, and joke about who plays the lead character best: Ronan or McEwan.
Democrats Stacey Abrams and Stacey Evans share a first name and a profession but the contest for governor has become racialized with a black and white woman opposing each other.
New Hampshire's state-run tax free liquor stores draw in customers from across the region. They also draw in modern-day bootleggers, prompting a wave of recent arrests.
NPR's Scott Simon discusses the week's biggest sports stories with Howard Bryant of ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine.
Britain's Prince Harry married American actress Meghan Markle Saturday in St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle. Hundreds of family and friends were in attendance, as millions watched on TV.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Republican Rep. Mike Coffman of Colorado about the effort to force a vote on the Deffered Action for Childhood Arrivals — people brought to the U.S. illegally as children.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Karsten Voigt of the International Federation of Red Cross, who just returned from 5 days in the hot zone, about the process of containing the virus.