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Whether revealing events in small-town America or overseas, or profiling notable personalities, Weekend Edition from NPR News appreciates the extraordinary details that make up every story.  This two-hour morning newsmagazine covers hard news, a wide variety of newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor.  On Saturdays, host Scott Simon's award-winning commentaries sum up an idea or event related to the week's news.  There are fresh reports from a cross-section of NPR correspondents on topics from religion to health to food to politics.  Simon's interviews with key artists, authors, performers and personalities are always memorable.

Saturday Sports: Mayweather Vs. McGregor

Aug 26, 2017

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All the breaking news over the - overnight includes sports.

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If you're in New York today, lucky you. Watch out for the Fraggle Rock Felons, knucklehead Zoo and the Retro Gnomes. Let me explain. The city's biggest breakdancing competition is tonight. Those are just some of the groups who'll try to pop and lockdown a trophy.

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Macron Spends Thousands On Makeup

Aug 26, 2017

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Trump Pardons Arpaio

Aug 26, 2017

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President Trump dropped a big, fat hint Tuesday night in a speech in Phoenix.

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PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: I'll make a prediction. I think he's going to be just fine, OK?

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