Hosted by Scott Simon on Saturday and Rachel Martin on Sunday, Weekend Edition features interviews with newsmakers, artists, scientists, politicians, musicians, writers, theologians and historians. Every week listeners tune in to hear a unique blend of news, features and the regularly scheduled puzzle segment with Puzzlemaster Will Shortz, the crossword puzzle editor of The New York Times.
The department's former public integrity chief, most recently a war crimes prosecutor, will oversee the case of the security documents found at the former president's estate and key aspects of Jan. 6.
Mike Gerson, the Washington Post columnist and former speechwriter for George W. Bush, died this week from cancer at the age of 58. NPR's Scott Simon has an appreciation.
As the 2022 FIFA Men's World Cup opens Sunday, Scott Simon talks with New York Times reporter Ken Bensinger about the corruption allegations surrounding Qatar's selection as its host country.
Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.
Lulu Garcia-Navarro is the host of Weekend Edition Sunday and one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. She is infamous in the IT department of NPR for losing laptops to bullets, hurricanes, and bomb blasts.
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