Weekend Edition (Saturday)

From civil wars in Bosnia and El Salvador, to hospital rooms, police stations, and America's backyards, National Public Radio®'s Peabody Award-winning correspondent Scott Simon brings a well-traveled perspective to his role as host of Weekend Edition/Saturday.

Hear in-depth news reports and features covering politics, international affairs, education, labor, economics,sports, the arts, entertainment and much each Saturday morning.

Weekend Edition on NPR.org

 

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Saturday 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

 

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Last month, ISIS terrorized a village, slaughtering the men and kidnapping the young women to force into marriages. On young woman's sisters gave her ...
In Detroit, Cody High School's football team was always the visitor. On Friday, they dedicated their new field with a game that honored its name....
The dissident Chinese artist uses San Francisco's former island prison to contrast themes of freedom and restriction....
Pick up a banned book. Look for the scenes and language that once made people blush. Do those sections still have the power to make you gasp?...
This nearly NFL-free segment also covers the anti-Jeter jeering and yet another FIFA scandal....
One expert says that the negotiators in the room are inclined to move faster, but the deeply opposed domestic constituencies leave both sides skittish...
Existing black-market structures have helped the Islamic State convert oil into cash - and their customers have included their ardent foes across bord...
The company has a history of mediocre self-produced programming, but now it's putting more money and talent into its movies and TV shows. It's betting...
Available since 2005, the $90 million F-22 fighter was simply more machine than the military had needed - until there were worries about whether Basha...
Despite his liberal bona fides and campaign objections, President Obama's foreign policy decisions look very much like those of his predecessors....
 

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Carson Cooper, Host

Carson Cooper is a familiar voice. He has become a favorite of WUSF listeners as the host of "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 since he took the job in 2000. Carson has worked in Tampa Bay radio for more than two decades. He has...

Scott Simon, Host

From Ground Zero in New York to ground zero in Kabul, to police stations, subway platforms, and darkened theaters, NPR's Peabody-Award-winning correspondent Scott Simon brings a well-traveled perspective to his role as host of...

 

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