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Weekend Edition Saturday : NPR

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 S

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30 Years Of 'Heavy Metal Parking Lot,' The Classic 'Cult Classic' Film

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 15:50:00 -0400

Shot outside an arena in suburban Maryland hosting a Judas Priest and Dokken double bill, the short documentary captured something vital about its moment in music history.

Iraqi Forces Shaken By ISIS Resistance In Fight For Mosul

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 09:49:00 -0400

In the first week of an Iraqi offensive to retake Mosul, the effort is slow and fraught with danger. Officials say the operation's on track, soldiers say it's more difficult than they were expecting.

Graceful Losers Triumph, In Spite Of Defeat

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:24 -0400

One way or another, someone's going to lose on election night. And there's a graceful way to concede defeat, as Adlai Stevenson showed in 1952, and Al Gore did in the disputed 2000 election.

As Military Moving Costs Rise, It's Difficult For Officials To Keep Track

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:24 -0400

The military spends $4.3 billion a year to move troops from one assignment to another, but the Pentagon doesn't keep very good data on how it spends that money and why.

Anne Carson's Poetry Collection 'Float' In Unconventional Medium To Suit The Message

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400

Anne Carson's book of poems come in a clear plastic box where they 'float,' which is also the title of her new collection. NPR's Scott Simon talks with the poet about her work.

As Baseball Teams Close In On Championship, History Overshadows Cleveland And Chicago

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400

Will the Chicago Cubs beat the Dodgers to advance to the World Series? Will the Cleveland Indians bring home the city's second championship this year? Scott Simon talks with ESPN's Howard Bryant.

Clinton Strategy: Is It Worth Reaching For Traditionally Republican States?

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400

NPR's Scott Simon talks to Bill Burton, former National Press Secretary for the Obama '08 Presidential Campaign, about whether Hillary Clinton should pursue votes in these states to build on her lead.

MetLife Splits With Snoopy And The Peanuts Gang To Adapt To Current Insurance Market

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400

Metlife is firing Snoopy. The insurance company is saying goodbye to Snoopy and the Peanuts characters as its mascots, ending a three decade relationship.

Voice Actors Strike Against Video Game Companies

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400

The strike of the SAG-AFTRA union went into effect Friday after failed negotiations between the union's voice actors and video game employers, particularly over compensation and secrecy.

Election 2016: The Consequences Of Early Voting

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400

Early voting is underway in 37 states and the District of Columbia. NPR's Scott Simon talks to James Huffman, Dean Emeritus at the Lewis and Clark Law School, about the downsides of early voting.

What A Phillipines Realignment With China Could Mean For U.S. Relations In Asia

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte announced his "separation" from the U.S. this week. Cornell University Professor Thomas Pepinsky talks to NPR's Scott Simon about the implications.

Non-Politicians Talking Politics: Sports Writer Mitch Albom On 2016 Election

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400

NPR's Scott Simon talks to sports writer and philanthropist Mitch Albom about his orphanage in Haiti, the presidential candidates, and finding inspiration during an election year.

Wrecked Haiti Still Reeling From Deadly Hurricane Matthew

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400

Haiti is still recovering from a Category 4 storm that ravaged its southern coast two weeks ago. Scott Simon speaks with Chief Medical Officer Joanna Cherry of Hospital Bernard Mevs in Port-Au-Prince.

Migrants Work To Hold Onto Latin Food History In Gentrifying D.C. Neighborhood

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400

A restaurant in Washington D.C. that has long been a haven for Central American immigrants is adapting to gentrification in the neighborhood.

After Stroke, Country Music Star Randy Travis Returns To Stage With 'Amazing Grace'

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400

After suffering a stroke three years ago, Randy Travis had to learn to walk and talk again. This week he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, where he stood onstage and sang.