Last Build Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2017 14:01:00 -0500Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 14:01:00 -0500Missouri is among dozens of states considering budget cuts, and state universities are likely victims since higher education often ends up on the budgetary chopping block.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 08:28:51 -0500Scott Simon remembers Irish writer, broadcaster and critic Frank Delaney, who died this week at age 74.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 08:28:51 -0500NPR's Scott Simon talks to Howard Bryant of ESPN about possible rule changes for Major League Baseball that are designed to make games shorter.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 08:28:51 -0500Without federal intervention, retired coal miners could lose their health care and pensions at the end of April. That would devastate the miners, and their communities.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 08:28:51 -0500Scientists recently published a paper explaining why some meteors create strange sounds. NPR's Scott Simon talks with researcher Bill Sweatt about what creates this "sizzling" sound.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 08:28:51 -0500Michigan Democrat Rep. Brenda Lawrence has endorsed Rep. Keith Ellison in the race for DNC chair. She discusses the race ahead of Saturday's vote.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 08:28:51 -0500Councilman Per-Eric Muskos of Overtornea, Sweden, introduced a proposal to let municipal employees take a paid break each week to go home and have sex.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 08:28:51 -0500NPR's Scott Simon talks with author Lionel Shriver about her outspoken views on cultural appropriation and what she feels is oversensitivity of the left.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 08:28:51 -0500NPR's Scott Simon talks to author Rowan Hisayo Buchanan about her debut novel, Harmless Like You, a story of how we inherit pain from our parents, and inevitably pass it to our descendants.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 08:28:51 -0500Historian Caroline Light says "stand your ground" laws were written for white, heterosexual, property-owning men. What happens when other people take up arms, in defense against white supremacists?
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 08:28:51 -0500Economist Nicholas Eberstadt of the American Enterprise Institute paints a bleak picture of the U.S. economy. He describes millions of Americans out of work, and addicted to drugs and screens.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 08:28:51 -0500We recap President Trump's week and his address to CPAC, and preview themes to expect in his address to Congress Tuesday.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 08:28:51 -0500NPR's Scott Simon talks with Georgetown University Asia expert Victor Cha about the global repercussions of the deadly nerve gas attack on Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korea's dictator.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 08:28:51 -0500The Godfather was released 45 years ago this spring. NPR's Scott Simon takes the anniversary as an opportunity to revisit some of his favorite lines from the classic film.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 08:28:51 -0500Filmmaker Bruce Spiegel speaks with Weekend Edition about the eight-year process behind Bill Evans: Time Remembered.