Weekend Edition Saturday


    

This refreshing combination of news, analysis and features provides wrap-ups and perspectives on the week's events, as well as a taste of what makes weekends special-from sports and gardening to entertainment. Saturday 5 a.m. to 10 a.m.

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Weekend Edition Saturday

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For Best-Selling Truck, Ford Bets Big On Aluminum
Ford is about to sell an aluminum-sided version of its F-150 pickup, setting the industry atwitter with expectation. Some hope that after 40 years on top, the truck will finally fall on its tailgate.
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Comet Lander, Firefighters Execute Dazzling Feats Above The Earth
The sky was full of wonders this week, NPR's Scott Simon muses, as a spacecraft landed on a comet and two window washers were rescued 69 stories above the streets at the new One World Trade Center.
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Shriver Finds Wisdom Among The Intellectually Disabled
Timothy Shriver's new memoir is a look at the inspirational people he met as chairman of the Special Olympics. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Shriver about his book, Fully Alive.
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Mayor Jane Byrne: 'No One Else Had The Guts'
Jane Byrne, the first female mayor of Chicago, died at the age of 81. NPR's Scott Simon revisits a conversation from earlier this year with Kathy Byrne, the former mayor's daughter.
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Chicago Dominates The Week In Sports
Jay Cutler's having another rough season with the Bears, while Bulls point guard Derrick Rose can't seem to stay off the injured list. NPR's Scott Simon talks Chicago sports with NPR's Tom Goldman.
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Ukraine Conflict Disturbs G-20 Summit
Russia and Ukraine take center stage at the G-20 summit in Brisbane, Australia. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Moscow correspondent Corey Flintoff about the summit and the Russia-Ukraine border.
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Success Record is Mixed For Global Climate Deals
As China and the U.S. strike a landmark climate change deal, NPR's Scott Simon asks science correspondent Christopher Joyce how effective these climate targets have been historically.
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Cosbys Start A 'Conversation' With African-American Art
Bill and Camille Cosby have loaned more than 60 pieces of art to the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with the Cosbys about their collection.
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'Godfather' Mansion For Sale In Staten Island
The mansion featured in the The Godfather is on the market for nearly $3 million. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Joseph Profaci, the realtor who is selling the house.
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Words Matter, So Here's 'Word Matters'
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Standards and Practices Editor Mark Memmott about the language NPR uses and why.
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