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.

5 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturdays on the News Station


Weekend Edition Saturday

Latest Headlines

 
Native Stories From Alaska Give Gamers Something To Play With
The video game Never Alone draws on a traditional Inupiaq story and the actual experiences of native Alaskan elders, storytellers and youth.
mp3 file  |  windows media

Kurdish Forces Say They're Waiting For U.S. Weapons
In northern Iraq, the Kurdish Peshmerga troops are battling the extremists of the Islamic State. But commanders say they're not getting the weapons promised by the U.S. and others.
mp3 file  |  windows media

Even Police Body Cameras Can Lose Sight Of The Truth
Amid accusations of abuse, many in Ferguson, Mo., and cities around the country are calling for police to wear cameras. Cameras may not always be as impartial as people expect, however.
mp3 file  |  windows media

Uber Greases The Wheel With Obama's Old Campaign Manager
Uber is hiring David Plouffe, the mastermind of Obama's 2008 campaign, to power its own political strategy. What can a tech-savvy political animal offer a ride-sharing service?
mp3 file  |  windows media

Little League And College Football: The Week In Sports
NPR's Tom Goldman previews the Little League World Series final games, and looks forward to the college football season.
mp3 file  |  windows media

Educators Say Students Need To Talk About Ferguson
As children begin to return to school, we reached out to ask administrators and teachers, "How do you teach Ferguson?"
mp3 file  |  windows media

U.S. Continues Airstrikes Against Islamic State
Journalist James Foley was killed this week by the Islamic State. Will airstrikes be enough to hold back the militants? CNN's Peter Bergen talks with NPR's Scott Simon.
mp3 file  |  windows media

New Camouflage Material Is A Color-Change Artist
Researchers say they've produced octopus-inspired materials that can sense color and change accordingly. NPR's Scott Simon talks to John Rogers, professor of engineering at the University of Illinois.
mp3 file  |  windows media

Antarctic Lakes, Rivers, Wetlands — All Under A Kilometer Of Ice
Biologists have discovered what may be the largest unexplored ecosystem on earth, and it's all hidden under the Antarctic ice sheet. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the lead scientist, Brent Christner.
mp3 file  |  windows media

Nashville To African-Americans: Join Your Police Department!
In the wake of the protests in Ferguson, law enforcement officials around the country are trying to figure out how to lay the groundwork for peaceful collaborations between police and citizens.
mp3 file  |  windows media


We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter

We Get Support From:

Become a Supporter