NPR Programs: Weekend Edition Saturday : NPR https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=7 <em>Weekend Edition Saturday</em> 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. en Copyright 2018 NPR - For Personal Use Only NPR API RSS Generator 0.94 Sat, 15 Dec 2018 14:43:00 -0500 https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2018/08/06/npr_we_podcasttile_sq-d0b832c0f79966ae164e06bf4e5d20fe52172c69.jpg?s=200 Weekend Edition Saturday https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=7 no 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.]]> NPR Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke To Step Down Sat, 15 Dec 2018 14:43:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677073260/interior-secretary-ryan-zinke-to-step-down?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677073260/interior-secretary-ryan-zinke-to-step-down?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke To Step Down NPR 260 no President Trump has tweeted that the interior secretary is stepping down at the end of the year. NPR's Scott Simon and Tamara Keith discuss the issue. At A Special Show, Three Deaf Musicians Want You To Hear Them Roar Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:00:27 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015825/at-a-special-show-three-deaf-musicians-want-you-to-hear-them-roar?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015825/at-a-special-show-three-deaf-musicians-want-you-to-hear-them-roar?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday At A Special Show, Three Deaf Musicians Want You To Hear Them Roar NPR 385 no Rapper Sean Forbes and percussionist Evelyn Glennie tell tell NPR's Scott Simon about their performance with the Detroit Philharmonic called "The Deaf And Loud Symphonic Experience." Saturday Sports: Hard Chargers And Ravenous Raptors Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:00:27 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015818/saturday-sports-hard-chargers-and-ravenous-raptors?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015818/saturday-sports-hard-chargers-and-ravenous-raptors?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Saturday Sports: Hard Chargers And Ravenous Raptors NPR 275 no NPR's Scott Simon discusses the week in sports with ESPN's Howard Bryant, including impressive wins by the NBA's Toronto Raptors and the NFL's Los Angeles Chargers. Philly Frustration, 1968: 'The Day That They Were All Against Everything' Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:00:27 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015811/philly-frustration-1968-the-day-that-they-were-all-against-everything?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015811/philly-frustration-1968-the-day-that-they-were-all-against-everything?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Philly Frustration, 1968: 'The Day That They Were All Against Everything' NPR 207 no Philadelphia Eagles fans are known for passionately — sometimes rudely — backing their team. That reputation was cemented on a cold Sunday in 1968, when disgruntled fans pelted Santa with snowballs. Despite Official Threats, Toxic Social Media, Journalist Sees 'A Battle We Can Win' Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:00:27 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015804/despite-official-threats-toxic-social-media-journalist-sees-a-battle-we-can-win?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015804/despite-official-threats-toxic-social-media-journalist-sees-a-battle-we-can-win?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Despite Official Threats, Toxic Social Media, Journalist Sees 'A Battle We Can Win' NPR 407 no Scott Simon talks with Maria Ressa of the investigative website Rappler in the Philippines about being named one of Time's Persons of the Year, and the mortal dangers some journalists faced this year. Father Of Dead Migrant Says Border Patrol's 'Best Efforts' Couldn't Save Her Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:00:27 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015797/father-of-dead-migrant-says-border-patrols-best-efforts-couldnt-save-her?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015797/father-of-dead-migrant-says-border-patrols-best-efforts-couldnt-save-her?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Father Of Dead Migrant Says Border Patrol's 'Best Efforts' Couldn't Save Her NPR 210 no A 7-year-old Guatemalan girl died in CBP custody this month, but the West Texas Guatemalan Consul General, who has spoken with her father, says they have no complaints about their treatment. Despite Concessions, Macron's Struggles With Yellow Vest Movement Deepen Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:00:27 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015790/despite-concessions-macrons-struggles-with-yellow-vest-movement-deepen?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015790/despite-concessions-macrons-struggles-with-yellow-vest-movement-deepen?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Despite Concessions, Macron's Struggles With Yellow Vest Movement Deepen NPR 229 no NPR's Scott Simon talks to French journalist Anne Nivat about the political situation in her country, where just a quarter of citizens say they approve the president's job performance. Melvin Dummar, Who Claimed Kindness Made Him A Howard Hughes Heir, Dies at 74 Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:00:27 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015783/melvin-dummar-who-claimed-kindness-made-him-a-howard-hughes-heir-dies-at-74?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015783/melvin-dummar-who-claimed-kindness-made-him-a-howard-hughes-heir-dies-at-74?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Melvin Dummar, Who Claimed Kindness Made Him A Howard Hughes Heir, Dies at 74 NPR 65 no The gas station owner said he had found and helped the eccentric entrepreneur in the Nevada desert, and that afterward Hughes included him in his will. But the courts all ruled against him. 'This Is Crossing The Line': Saudis Co-Opted Veterans' Voices To Lobby Congress Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:00:27 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015776/this-is-crossing-the-line-saudis-co-opted-veterans-voices-to-lobby-congress?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015776/this-is-crossing-the-line-saudis-co-opted-veterans-voices-to-lobby-congress?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday 'This Is Crossing The Line': Saudis Co-Opted Veterans' Voices To Lobby Congress NPR 304 no When U.S. Navy veteran Gary Ard traveled last year to lobby against a bill before Congress, he didn't realize Saudi Arabia was paying for all of it — including rooms at the Trump International Hotel. The State Of U.S.-Saudi Relations, After The Senate's Rebuke Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:00:27 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015769/the-state-of-u-s-saudi-relations-after-the-senates-rebuke?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015769/the-state-of-u-s-saudi-relations-after-the-senates-rebuke?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday The State Of U.S.-Saudi Relations, After The Senate's Rebuke NPR 288 no Robin Wright explains where things stand after a bipartisan group of senators voted to pull military support from Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen, and to tie the country's leader to a journalist's death. And They Heard Him Profane, Ere He Drove Out Of Sight Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:00:27 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015762/and-they-heard-him-profane-ere-he-drove-out-of-sight?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015762/and-they-heard-him-profane-ere-he-drove-out-of-sight?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday And They Heard Him Profane, Ere He Drove Out Of Sight NPR 76 no The un-saintly language of a Santa in England inspired this riff on a classic Christmas poem. As The Biggest Climate Conference Since Paris Ends, What's Accomplished? Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:00:27 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015755/as-the-biggest-climate-conference-since-paris-ends-whats-accomplished?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015755/as-the-biggest-climate-conference-since-paris-ends-whats-accomplished?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday As The Biggest Climate Conference Since Paris Ends, What's Accomplished? NPR 207 no A major climate conference is wrapping up in Poland. Officials are working to create a rulebook for future reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. Pop Culture Comfort Food: Roll The Dice On These Board Games Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:00:27 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015748/pop-culture-comfort-food-roll-the-dice-on-these-board-games?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015748/pop-culture-comfort-food-roll-the-dice-on-these-board-games?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Pop Culture Comfort Food: Roll The Dice On These Board Games NPR 285 no NPR's Scott Simon gets recommendations from the owner of Labyrinth Games in Washington, D.C., on what to play when all you need is something to get through winter's long nights. More Harassment Allegations Emerge At CBS Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:00:27 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015741/more-harassment-allegations-emerge-at-cbs?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015741/more-harassment-allegations-emerge-at-cbs?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday More Harassment Allegations Emerge At CBS NPR 253 no The network is under fire — again — for its workplace culture and its treatment of female employees. A potential merger could bring more upheaval for the company. Ruling Backs States Opposed To Obamacare; White House Expects Appeal Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:00:27 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015734/ruling-backs-states-opposed-to-obamacare-white-house-expects-appeal?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015734/ruling-backs-states-opposed-to-obamacare-white-house-expects-appeal?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Ruling Backs States Opposed To Obamacare; White House Expects Appeal NPR 236 no A Texas judge on Friday said that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional — a ruling likely to be appealed and to make its way up to the Supreme Court. Why NRA Infiltrator Maria Butina Decided To Help Government Investigations Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:00:27 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015727/why-nra-infiltrator-maria-butina-decided-to-help-government-investigations?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015727/why-nra-infiltrator-maria-butina-decided-to-help-government-investigations?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Why NRA Infiltrator Maria Butina Decided To Help Government Investigations NPR 258 no This week Butina admitted she wasn't just a student and Russian gun rights activist, pleading guilty to a count of conspiring to act as a foreign agent. NPR's Scott Simon talks with her lawyer. A Head-Spinning Week In The Mueller Probe Produces A Sentence And A Plea Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:00:27 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015720/a-head-spinning-week-in-the-mueller-probe-produces-a-sentence-and-a-plea?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/677015720/a-head-spinning-week-in-the-mueller-probe-produces-a-sentence-and-a-plea?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday A Head-Spinning Week In The Mueller Probe Produces A Sentence And A Plea NPR 240 no President Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, got three years in prison, and the publisher of the National Enquirer agreed to cooperate with prosecutors. Livestock Industries' Wishlist: No Dead Animal, No 'Meat' On The Label Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:00:27 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/676966433/livestock-industries-wishlist-no-dead-animal-no-meat-on-the-label?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/676966433/livestock-industries-wishlist-no-dead-animal-no-meat-on-the-label?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Livestock Industries' Wishlist: No Dead Animal, No 'Meat' On The Label Frank Morris 238 no Plant-based meat alternatives are more meat-like than ever, and consumers are flocking to them. But having seen plant-based milks take a big share of that market, livestock producers want tight laws. In 'The Dakota Winters,' Finding A New Story To Tell About John Lennon Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:00:27 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/676706653/in-the-dakota-winters-finding-a-new-story-to-tell-about-john-lennon?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/676706653/in-the-dakota-winters-finding-a-new-story-to-tell-about-john-lennon?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday In 'The Dakota Winters,' Finding A New Story To Tell About John Lennon NPR 383 no Tom Barbash's new novel is set in the famed Manhattan apartment house where Lennon spent the last year of his life — and where, in this telling, he befriends a washed-up talk show host and his son. Karim Wasfi's 'Spontaneous Compositions' Aid Stability In Iraq Sat, 15 Dec 2018 08:00:27 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/676111215/karim-wasfis-spontaneous-compositions-aid-stability-in-iraq?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/676111215/karim-wasfis-spontaneous-compositions-aid-stability-in-iraq?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Karim Wasfi's 'Spontaneous Compositions' Aid Stability In Iraq NPR 475 no Renowned Iraqi conductor and cellist Karim Wasfi tells NPR's Scott Simon about his music, the challenges of his work and his commitment to his country. Opinion: What The Death Of A 7-Year-Old Migrant Says About This Country Sat, 15 Dec 2018 07:57:43 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/676894328/opinion-what-the-death-of-a-7-year-old-migrant-says-about-this-country?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/15/676894328/opinion-what-the-death-of-a-7-year-old-migrant-says-about-this-country?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Opinion: What The Death Of A 7-Year-Old Migrant Says About This Country NPR 153 no A 7-year-old migrant died recently in custody of the U.S. NPR's Scott Simon reflects on what this death says about the U.S. Arkansas School District Criticized For Removing High School Newspaper Article Sat, 08 Dec 2018 07:54:22 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674918683/arkansas-school-district-criticized-for-removing-high-school-newspaper-article?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674918683/arkansas-school-district-criticized-for-removing-high-school-newspaper-article?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Arkansas School District Criticized For Removing High School Newspaper Article NPR 267 no An Arkansas School District came under fire for taking down a student article exposing unauthorized high school transfers. Jack Williams, a co-author of the article, talks with NPR's Scott Simon. Saturday Sports: NCAA Women's Basketball And The Denver Nuggets Sat, 08 Dec 2018 07:54:22 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674918676/saturday-sports-ncaa-womens-basketball-and-the-denver-nuggets?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674918676/saturday-sports-ncaa-womens-basketball-and-the-denver-nuggets?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Saturday Sports: NCAA Women's Basketball And The Denver Nuggets NPR 225 no An NCAA Women's basketball rivalry gets rough on Twitter and Washington, D.C.'s football team has signed a new backup quarterback. 'Panic': The Documentary That Discusses The 2008 Financial Crisis And Today's Economy Sat, 08 Dec 2018 07:54:22 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674918669/panic-the-documentary-that-discusses-the-2008-financial-crisis-and-today-s-econo?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674918669/panic-the-documentary-that-discusses-the-2008-financial-crisis-and-today-s-econo?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday 'Panic': The Documentary That Discusses The 2008 Financial Crisis And Today's Economy NPR 319 no Ben Bernanke, former chairman of the Federal Reserve, joins us to talk about "Panic," a VICE documentary about the financial crisis of 2008, and where the American economy stands today. U.S. Postal Service Charges More to Shippers To Mail Their Packages Sat, 08 Dec 2018 07:54:22 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674918662/u-s-postal-service-charges-more-to-shippers-to-mail-their-packages?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674918662/u-s-postal-service-charges-more-to-shippers-to-mail-their-packages?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday U.S. Postal Service Charges More to Shippers To Mail Their Packages NPR 197 no A task force looking into U.S. Postal Service prices released its report this week. One recommendation: the postal service charge more to shippers, such as Amazon, to mail their packages. President Trump Reacts On Twitter To The Latest In The Special Counsel Investigation Sat, 08 Dec 2018 07:54:22 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674918652/president-trump-reacts-on-twitter-to-the-latest-in-the-special-counsel-investiga?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674918652/president-trump-reacts-on-twitter-to-the-latest-in-the-special-counsel-investiga?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday President Trump Reacts On Twitter To The Latest In The Special Counsel Investigation NPR 198 no The White House is arguing that the Special Counsel cases involving Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort have nothing to do with President Trump. Cohen and Manafort are both former Trump associates. People In Charlottesville React To A Guilty Verdict Sat, 08 Dec 2018 07:54:22 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674918645/people-in-charlottesville-react-to-a-guilty-verdict?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674918645/people-in-charlottesville-react-to-a-guilty-verdict?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday People In Charlottesville React To A Guilty Verdict Hawes Spencer 119 no In Charlottesville, Va, people are reacting to a guilty verdict yesterday for the man who rammed his car into a crowd of counter-protesters at the Unite The Right rally last year. The Latest Filings From The Special Counsel And Federal Prosecutors Sat, 08 Dec 2018 07:54:22 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674918638/the-latest-filings-from-the-special-counsel-and-federal-prosecutors?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674918638/the-latest-filings-from-the-special-counsel-and-federal-prosecutors?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday The Latest Filings From The Special Counsel And Federal Prosecutors NPR 272 no NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Neal Katyal, former Acting Solicitor General under President Obama, about the latest filings from the Special Counsel and federal prosecutors. Organizer Of The Yellow Vest Protests In France Discusses Reasons For Protesting Sat, 08 Dec 2018 07:54:22 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674918631/organizer-of-the-yellow-vest-protests-in-france-discusses-reasons-for-protesting?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674918631/organizer-of-the-yellow-vest-protests-in-france-discusses-reasons-for-protesting?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Organizer Of The Yellow Vest Protests In France Discusses Reasons For Protesting NPR 178 no Massive anti-government protests are taking place today in France. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Christophe Chalençon, one of the organizers of the Yellow Vest protests. Protests In France Continue Despite Cancellation Of Fuel Tax Sat, 08 Dec 2018 07:54:22 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674918624/protests-in-france-continue-despite-cancellation-of-fuel-tax?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674918624/protests-in-france-continue-despite-cancellation-of-fuel-tax?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Protests In France Continue Despite Cancellation Of Fuel Tax NPR 200 no More protests are underway in Paris and other major French cities by the Yellow Vest movement. Review: 'Icebox' Sums Up Human Cost of Turning Away Immigrant Children Seeking Asylum Sat, 08 Dec 2018 07:54:22 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674918617/review-icebox-sums-up-human-cost-of-turning-away-immigrant-children-seeking-asyl?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674918617/review-icebox-sums-up-human-cost-of-turning-away-immigrant-children-seeking-asyl?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Review: 'Icebox' Sums Up Human Cost of Turning Away Immigrant Children Seeking Asylum NPR 224 no HBO's "Icebox" is the story of a 12-year-old Honduran boy, fleeing gang violence, who lands in one of America's notorious child detention centers after he's caught trying to sneak into the U.S. The Best Podcast Pick-Me-Up Suggestions To Get You Through Dark, Lonely Winters Sat, 08 Dec 2018 07:54:22 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674918610/the-best-podcast-pick-me-up-suggestions-to-get-you-through-dark-lonely-winters?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674918610/the-best-podcast-pick-me-up-suggestions-to-get-you-through-dark-lonely-winters?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday The Best Podcast Pick-Me-Up Suggestions To Get You Through Dark, Lonely Winters NPR 312 no NPR's Scott Simon gets recommendations from two podcast experts on what to listen to when all you need is some pop culture comfort food. British and European Officials Strengthen Regulation Of Facebook Sat, 08 Dec 2018 07:54:22 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674918603/british-and-european-officials-strengthen-regulation-of-facebook?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674918603/british-and-european-officials-strengthen-regulation-of-facebook?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday British and European Officials Strengthen Regulation Of Facebook NPR 265 no NPR's Scott Simon speaks with British MP Damian Collins about British and EU investigations into Facebook and calls to strengthen regulation of the social network. Allegations Of Voter Fraud In North Carolina May Lead To A New Congressional Election Sat, 08 Dec 2018 07:54:22 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674918596/allegations-of-voter-fraud-in-north-carolina-may-lead-to-a-new-congressional-ele?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674918596/allegations-of-voter-fraud-in-north-carolina-may-lead-to-a-new-congressional-ele?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Allegations Of Voter Fraud In North Carolina May Lead To A New Congressional Election Steve Harrison 228 no In North Carolina, there's a possibility of running a new congressional election in a district where fraud may have affected the original vote count. Week In Politics: The Mueller Investigation And The Next Attorney General Sat, 08 Dec 2018 07:54:22 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674918589/week-in-politics-the-mueller-investigation-and-the-next-attorney-general?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674918589/week-in-politics-the-mueller-investigation-and-the-next-attorney-general?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Week In Politics: The Mueller Investigation And The Next Attorney General NPR 265 no The recent filings from the special counsel and federal prosecutors have been reverberating throughout the Capitol. A look at the impact on the president and Congress. More Documents Released Describe What Michael Cohen Did Sat, 08 Dec 2018 07:54:22 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674918582/more-documents-released-describe-what-michael-cohen-did?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674918582/more-documents-released-describe-what-michael-cohen-did?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday More Documents Released Describe What Michael Cohen Did NPR 227 no This week we learned more about the possible fate of Paul Manafort following the surprise collapse of his plea deal with the Special Counsel amid allegations that he lied to prosecutors. Opinion: Satanic Display Shows Power Of The Bible Sat, 08 Dec 2018 07:54:22 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674772332/opinion-satanic-display-shows-power-of-the-bible?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674772332/opinion-satanic-display-shows-power-of-the-bible?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Opinion: Satanic Display Shows Power Of The Bible NPR 159 no NPR's Scott Simon reflects on The Satanic Temple display in the Illinois State Capitol. Will Ethiopia's Democratic Awakening Catch On Next Door In Eritrea? Sat, 08 Dec 2018 07:54:22 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/673786536/will-ethiopias-democratic-awakening-catch-on-next-door-in-eritrea?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/673786536/will-ethiopias-democratic-awakening-catch-on-next-door-in-eritrea?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Will Ethiopia's Democratic Awakening Catch On Next Door In Eritrea? NPR 264 no Ethiopia has stunned the world with its reforms. Eritreans face steep challenges if they want to follow suit. The Continuous Work Ethic Of Benny Blanco Friends Keep Secrets.]]> Sat, 08 Dec 2018 07:54:22 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/673739072/the-continuous-work-ethic-of-benny-blanco?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/673739072/the-continuous-work-ethic-of-benny-blanco?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday The Continuous Work Ethic Of Benny Blanco NPR Friends Keep Secrets.]]> 413 no The songwriter and producer has worked with Rihanna, Katy Perry and more. Now, Blanco has released his debut album, <em>Friends Keep Secrets.</em> Northern Ireland's Troubled Past Surfaces In Family Drama 'The Ferryman' Sat, 08 Dec 2018 07:54:22 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/671874872/northern-irelands-troubled-past-surfaces-in-family-drama-the-ferryman?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/671874872/northern-irelands-troubled-past-surfaces-in-family-drama-the-ferryman?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Northern Ireland's Troubled Past Surfaces In Family Drama 'The Ferryman' NPR 323 no In the latest Broadway play by Jez Butterworth, the body of a man who was violently "disappeared" 10 years ago has been found in a bog. It augurs bad things for the dead man's family. 'Anna And The Apocalypse': The Scottish Zombie Christmas High School Musical Sat, 08 Dec 2018 07:54:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674650604/anna-and-the-apocalypse-the-scottish-zombie-christmas-high-school-musical?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/08/674650604/anna-and-the-apocalypse-the-scottish-zombie-christmas-high-school-musical?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday 'Anna And The Apocalypse': The Scottish Zombie Christmas High School Musical NPR 408 no Ella Hunt, who stars as the titular Anna, explains the undead metaphor, her own teenage years, and the impact of co-creator Ryan McHenry — who died before he could see this movie completed. After Devastating Fire, Ventura Residents Push To Get Back Home For The Holidays Fri, 07 Dec 2018 16:30:38 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/07/674689582/after-devastating-fire-ventura-residents-push-to-get-back-home-for-the-holidays?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/07/674689582/after-devastating-fire-ventura-residents-push-to-get-back-home-for-the-holidays?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday After Devastating Fire, Ventura Residents Push To Get Back Home For The Holidays NPR 212 no "My wife is absolutely obsessed that she's ready for Christmas," Ed Fuller says. "Last Christmas, we sort of lost." Weeks After Containment Of California's Deadly Camp Fire, Survivors Wait For Trailers Sat, 01 Dec 2018 18:08:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/01/672600324/weeks-after-containment-of-californias-deadly-camp-fire-survivors-wait-for-trail?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/01/672600324/weeks-after-containment-of-californias-deadly-camp-fire-survivors-wait-for-trail?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Weeks After Containment Of California's Deadly Camp Fire, Survivors Wait For Trailers NPR 284 no NPR's Scott Simon speaks with the head of FEMA's Housing Task Force in California about the agency's slow response to the most recent wildfires in California. Bush's Accomplishments 'Just Beginning To Be Appreciated,' Says His Chief Of Staff Sat, 01 Dec 2018 18:08:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/01/672599858/bushs-accomplishments-just-beginning-to-be-appreciated-says-his-chief-of-staff?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/01/672599858/bushs-accomplishments-just-beginning-to-be-appreciated-says-his-chief-of-staff?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Bush's Accomplishments 'Just Beginning To Be Appreciated,' Says His Chief Of Staff NPR 276 no NPR's Scott Simon speaks with John Sununu. He served as President George H.W. Bush's Chief of Staff from 1989 to 1991. The Foreign Policy Of George H.W. Bush Sat, 01 Dec 2018 17:47:18 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/01/672599203/the-foreign-policy-of-george-h-w-bush?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/01/672599203/the-foreign-policy-of-george-h-w-bush?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday The Foreign Policy Of George H.W. Bush NPR 277 no NPR's Scott Simon talks with Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, about the foreign policy legacy of George H.W. Bush, who steered a peaceful end to the Cold War. Former Staff And Colleagues Pay Tribute To Bush Sat, 01 Dec 2018 15:10:00 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/01/672577697/former-staff-and-colleagues-pay-tribute-to-bush?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/01/672577697/former-staff-and-colleagues-pay-tribute-to-bush?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Former Staff And Colleagues Pay Tribute To Bush NPR 113 no We remember the life and legacy of President George H.W. Bush, hearing from those that worked with and for him. Revisiting George H.W. Bush's Legacy Sat, 01 Dec 2018 15:06:30 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/01/672516933/revisiting-george-h-w-bushs-legacy?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/01/672516933/revisiting-george-h-w-bushs-legacy?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Revisiting George H.W. Bush's Legacy NPR 305 no NPR's Scott Simon and Linda Wertheimer travel down the memory lane to discuss Bush on the campaign trail. Bush's Foreign Policy Legacy Sat, 01 Dec 2018 15:02:59 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/01/672516926/bushs-foreign-policy-legacy?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/01/672516926/bushs-foreign-policy-legacy?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Bush's Foreign Policy Legacy NPR 268 no NPR's Scott Simon talks with Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, about the foreign policy legacy of George H.W. Bush. The Attorney General Who Served Under Bush Sat, 01 Dec 2018 15:00:37 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/01/672517073/the-attorney-general-who-served-under-bush?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/01/672517073/the-attorney-general-who-served-under-bush?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday The Attorney General Who Served Under Bush NPR 212 no NPR's Scott Simon speaks with former attorney general Dick Thornburgh. He served under President George H.W. Bush and shares his remembrances. Discussing Operation Desert Storm Sat, 01 Dec 2018 08:09:38 -0500 https://www.npr.org/2018/12/01/672513792/discussing-operation-desert-storm?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday https://www.npr.org/2018/12/01/672513792/discussing-operation-desert-storm?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=nprprogramsweekendeditionsaturday Discussing Operation Desert Storm NPR 264 no NPR's Deb Amos speaks to Scott Simon about covering Operation Desert Storm.