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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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DA Will Seek Retrial In Cosby Case

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 12:57:00 -0400

After days of deliberation, the judge in the Bill Cosby case has declared a mistrial. Earlier today, the District Attorney Kevin Steele announced his intention to seek a retrial.



Deadlocked Jury In Cosby Trial, Mistrial Declared

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 12:10:00 -0400

This morning, the jury hearing the case said it was hopelessly deadlocked on all three counts against the comedian.



Fallout From Cosby Case

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 12:08:00 -0400

The jury in the Cosby trial couldn't reach a decision, so the judge declared a mistrial. Prosecutors say they will retry the case.



Reaction To Cosby Case

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 11:29:00 -0400

NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Goldie Taylor, editor at large at the Daily Beast, about the mistrial declared today in the case of Bill Cosby.



Cosby Jury Deadlocks

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 11:29:00 -0400

After days of deliberation, the judge in the comedian's case has declared a mistrial.



'Gracious Address' By Queen Elizabeth II Won't Have All The Ceremonial Dress

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 08:40:00 -0400

All the pomp and circumstance of Elizabeth II's speech to Parliament won't be all the pomp and circumstance it usually is. That's a bummer for NPR's Melissa Block as she writes in this commentary.



The Rising Price Of Butter Could Be A Harbinger Of A French Croissant Crisis

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 08:15:39 -0400

The price of butter has gone up in France, and bakers worry the price of croissants may have to go up too. French baker Francois Brault tells Melissa Block about how his bakery is affected.



In Salt Lake City You'll Find Mormons Who Meditate

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 08:15:39 -0400

A community in Salt Lake City is showing that the Mormon culture might also be fertile soil for Buddhist mindfulness. It's working for both observant Mormons and those who've left the faith.



Saturday Sports: It's Time For Baseball

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 08:15:39 -0400

NPR's Melissa Block talks to Howard Bryant of ESPN about the latest in baseball, including what's ahead for the Yankees and the Chicago Cubs.



The Controversy Over Charging Drug Dealers With Murder After Overdoses

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 08:15:39 -0400

In Florida, some prosecutors are filing murder charges against fentanyl dealers whose customers overdose. Prosecutors say it holds dealers accountable, but critics say it won't cut drug use.



What's Next For Brexit: 'Hard' Or 'Soft'

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 08:15:39 -0400

NPR's Melissa Block speaks to George Parker, political editor of the Financial Times, about Brexit negotiations, how it will impact day-to-day life for Britons, and the fate of the European Union.



Tourism Industry Disappointed In New Cuba Policies

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 08:15:39 -0400

President Trump's plan to roll back diplomatic and trade openings to Cuba has some business leaders upset. They had positioned their businesses to benefit; now strict limitations are back in place.



Cubans Respond To Trump Changing U.S. Policies On Cuba

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 08:15:39 -0400

On Friday, President Trump announced he was reversing Obama-era decisions that eased restrictions with Cuba. We get the reaction from Cubans.



When Planning A Gubernatorial Campaign, First Check The Requirements

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 08:15:39 -0400

A businessman named Kris Hart had big plans to run for the governor of Pennsylvania. But the would-be Republican politician ran into a roadblock before the campaign even got started.



Diversifying Stock Photography

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 08:15:39 -0400

Pictures in magazines have been missing groups of people. NPR's Melissa Block talks to Karen Okonkwo and Joshua Kissi, co-founders of TONL, a company focused on creating more diverse stock photos.