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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4 min

Saturday Sports: Horse Racing, Antonio Brown

A juiced triple crown winner and an NFL player accused of sexual assault can still play: NPR's Scott Simon talks with ESPN's Michele Steele about this week in sports.
2 min

Opinion: President Trump Claims He Was At Ground Zero On Sept. 11. But Was He?

He continues to say he rushed to the wreckage of the twin towers after the Sept. 11 attacks to help. NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the heroic work of the rescue crews.
3 min

Sackler Family Transferred Money To Swiss Bank Accounts, New York AG Says

The New York state attorney general says the Sackler family has transferred $1 billion overseas as it negotiated a settlement over its company, Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin.
3 min

My Signature Song: 'Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)'

Kate Lynnes of Albuquerque, N.M., shares her "signature song," "Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)" by Marvin Gaye, which inspired her to become an environmental consultant.
4 min

Remembering Joe Heller

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Monique Heller about the honest and irreverent obituary she wrote for her recently deceased father.
4 min

How Afghans Are Reacting To Breakdown Of Peace Talks

NPR'S Scott Simon speaks with Afghan scholar and activist Orzala Nemat on how Afghans are reacting to U.S.-Taliban peace efforts.
4 min

Update On Recovery In The Bahamas

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Dr. Duane Sands, the minister of health for the Bahamas, about recovery efforts two weeks after Hurricane Dorian devastated parts of the Abacos.
7 min

More From Edward Snowden

Six years ago, Edward Snowden gave classified documents from the U.S. government's surveillance programs to journalists. He talks about his motivations and his new memoir with NPR's Scott Simon.
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