Weekend Edition Saturday
Weekend Edition Saturday

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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House Speaker McCarthy appeals for bipartisan support with a stopgap measure

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is attempting to keep the government funded for 45 days.

NPR's Steve Inskeep on his new book 'Differ We Must'

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with fellow NPR host Steve Inskeep about his new book, "Differ We Must: How Lincoln Succeeded in a Divided America."

Oliver Tree on his new album 'Alone in a Crowd'

Oliver Tree's new album is built around a fashion-designer character named "Cornelius Cummings." NPR's Scott Simon talks with the musician about his methods and his music.

'Moonlighting' is finally coming to streaming — 34 years after going off the air

34 years after it went off the air, the irreverent detective dramedy "Moonlighting" is set to stream next month. Why so long to hear the fast patter of David and Maddie again? Blame it on the music.

Saturday Sports: End of baseball season; major NBA trade; remembering Brooks Robinson

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Howard Bryant of Meadowlark Media about the end of Baseball's regular season, a huge trade in the NBA, and a remembrance for baseball's Brooks Robinson.

Venezuelans continue to flee the country as the economy shows no signs of recovery

Venezuelans continue to leave their homeland in record numbers. It is the largest refugee exodus ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere.

New York and New Jersey declare a state of emergency amid floods

Heavy rain flooding roadways and snarled travel in New York and New Jersey, causing governors of both states to declare states of emergency.

San Francisco residents pay tribute to Dianne Feinstein

Dianne Feinstein is being remembered in San Francisco by her constituents who say even as a senator with powerful committee assignments, she focused on the needs of her district.