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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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Looking At Russian Social Media Influence

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 8:15am

NPR's Scott Simon asks Alexander Malkevich of the website USA Really and The Daily Beast's Lachlan Markay about Russian social media efforts in the U.S.

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Week In Politics

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 8:15am

NPR's Scott Simon asks Margaret Talev, Bloomberg senior White House correspondent, about this week's political news.

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The Week In Quotes

Sat, 07/21/2018 - 8:15am

It was a busy week full of confusion and clarifications — and more confusion. We go back through some of the week's presidential comments.

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A Surge In Meth Use In Colorado Complicates Opioid Recovery

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 8:25am

Last year, 280 Coloradans who died of a drug overdose had methamphetamine in the mix. That's up sharply from 2016 and more than five times the number in 2012.

(Image credit: John Daley/Colorado Public Radio)

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Government Charges 12 Russian Officers With Election Attack

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 8:22am

The Justice Department has charged 12 Russian intelligence officers with conspiring against the U.S. by hacking in order to interfere with the 2016 election.

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Russia — And Grandma — Defy Expectations In 'A Terrible Country'

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 8:22am

When Andrei Kaplan returns to Moscow to care for his grandmother, he hopes to write an article based on her Soviet-era stories. But things don't go according to plan in this new novel by Keith Gessen.

(Image credit: Samantha Clark/NPR)

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Afghan Saffron Coming To U.S. Stores

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 8:22am

NPR's Renee Montagne asks Keith Alaniz and Emily Miller about the spice company they founded with a group of veterans who served in Afghanistan.

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Saturday Sports: Wimbledon, World Cup

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 8:22am

Serena Williams is at Wimbledon today. NPR's Renee Montagne speaks with ESPN's Howard Bryant about that and the World Cup.

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Tariffs Hit Maine's Lobster Industry

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 8:22am

Dealers ship millions of dollars' worth of live Maine lobster to China but much of that business may be headed to Canadian lobstermen after hefty new tariffs.

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Latest On Family Reunifications

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 8:22am

NPR's Renee Montagne speaks with Caitlin Dickerson of The New York Times about the current situation at the U.S.-Mexico border as the courts mandate immigrant families be reunited.

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Advocates Work To Reunite Migrant Families

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 8:22am

The legal coordinator at a migrant shelter in El Paso, Texas, is one of many across the country working with U.S. government officials to reunite parents and children separated at the border.

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A Brexit Backer On EU Negotiations

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 8:22am

British Prime Minister Theresa May is proposing trade concessions to the European Union despite calls from members of Parliament like Kate Hoey to take a harder line. Hoey talks with Renee Montagne.

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Weekend Politics: Trump And Putin, NATO, U.K.

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 8:22am

Despite a rocky meeting with NATO allies and news of indictments alleging a hacking campaign by Russian intelligence, President Trump appears confident ahead of his meeting with Vladimir Putin.

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All About The Emmy Nominations

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 8:22am

It's Emmy season. We look at what's new and notable in this year's Emmy nominations.

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The State Of The Affordable Care Act

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 8:22am

The Trump administration has made more moves that may further destabilize the Affordable Care Act.

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Fentanyl And The Death Penalty

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 8:22am

NPR's Renee Montagne speaks with Robert Dunham of the Death Penalty Information Center about Nevada's attempt to use fentanyl for an execution.

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A Short History Of NATO

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 8:22am

Columnist and historian Anne Applebaum of The Washington Post explains the history of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

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Trump Visits Scotland As Scots Plan Protests

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 8:22am

President Trump is expected to visit one of his golf resorts in Scotland after his meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May. Scots are planning protests.

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Crop Marks Reveal Ancient Structures

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 8:22am

A recent heatwave in the U.K. has revealed outlines of ancient structures previously unknown to archaeologists. NPR's Renee Montagne asks aerial archaeologist Toby Driver what he's been learning.

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Clinton Campaign Chairman John Podesta On Russian Indictments

Sat, 07/14/2018 - 8:22am

NPR's Renee Montagne asks John Podesta, Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman, about being a hacking victim during the 2016 presidential race.

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