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Saturday 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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From Weekend Edition (Saturday)

  • Advice For Beleaguered Battleground State Residents: Leave Town
    <p>With the presidential campaign season already underway, NPR's Linda Wertheimer has a hot tip for swing state voters feeling besieged: Rent your house to a political operative and take a vacation.</p><p><a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/email/emailAFriend.php?storyId=400568834">&raquo; E-Mail This</a></p>
  • Wordless Ads Speak Volumes In 'Unbranded' Images Of Women
    <p>Artist Hank Willis Thomas strips slogans and brands off ads to create images that expose American preoccupations. His last series focused on African-Americans; his new work features white women.</p><p><a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/email/emailAFriend.php?storyId=400396747">&raquo; E-Mail This</a></p>
  • The Week In Sports: The Cubs Next Big Thing
    <p>NPR's Tom Goldman joins host Linda Wertheimer to talk about the NBA playoffs — is a Cleveland championship in the offing? — and Kris Bryant's debut on the diamond with the Chicago Cubs.</p><p><a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/email/emailAFriend.php?storyId=400573697">&raquo; E-Mail This</a></p>
  • Culinary Siblings Give Pasta A Healthy Makeover
    <p>In a low-carb world, pasta has issues. But it's poised for a comeback, say Joseph Bastianich and Tanya Bastianich Manuali, who talk with NPR's Linda Wertheimer about their cookbook, <em>Healthy Pasta</em>.</p><p><a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/email/emailAFriend.php?storyId=400573685">&raquo; E-Mail This</a></p>
  • In Panama, Restoring Streets And Street-Gangs Together
    <p>Like its Central American neighbors, Panama is dealing with a rise in gangs. One hotel developer has taken on several of the gangs in his neighborhood, offering them rehabilitation, jobs and hope.</p><p><a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/email/emailAFriend.php?storyId=400573672">&raquo; E-Mail This</a></p>
  • Formerly Homeless Vet And His Dad Remember His Darkest Moments
    <p>When Marine Cpl. Zach Stiles returned from Iraq, he couldn't sleep, hold down a job or pay rent. He and his father sat down with StoryCorps to talk, for the first time, about his life after the war.</p><p><a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/email/emailAFriend.php?storyId=400363059">&raquo; E-Mail This</a></p>
  • In Panama, Restoring Streets And Reforming Gangs At The Same Time
    <p>Like its Central American neighbors, Panama is dealing with a rise in gangs, but a hotel developer has taken on several of the gangs in his neighborhood, offering them rehabilitation, jobs and hope.</p><p><a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/email/emailAFriend.php?storyId=400573672">&raquo; E-Mail This</a></p>
  • Company's Secret Weapon To Make Videos Go Viral
    <p>Videos don't always go viral just because they're clever or show a cat prancing on a skateboard. Often a company finds the video, promotes it and sells its licensing rights to media buyers.</p><p><a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/email/emailAFriend.php?storyId=400573717">&raquo; E-Mail This</a></p>
  • Islander Fans Already Miss Their 'Wonderful Dump' Of A Stadium
    <p>The N.Y. Islanders are playing their last games on New York's Long Island. They leave the aging Nassau Coliseum for new digs in Brooklyn after the Stanley Cup, and some fans are already in mourning.</p><p><a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/email/emailAFriend.php?storyId=400573704">&raquo; E-Mail This</a></p>
  • Global Bankers Meet To Resolve A Two-Speed World Economy
    <p>The IMF and World Bank meet this weekend. Likely on the agenda: the Iran deal, ISIS and Russia. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks with Foreign Policy's David Rothkopf about the state of the global economy.</p><p><a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/email/emailAFriend.php?storyId=400573661">&raquo; E-Mail This</a></p>


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