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.
A statue of 17th-century English colonist Hannah Duston in Massachusetts has become a flashpoint in the ongoing debate about racist monuments.
NPR's Scott Simon talks with journalist Rana Ayyub about the COVID-19 crisis in India.
NPR's Scott Simon shares the story of two Liberty University students who met on a bus and, while making small talk, discovered they had met many years ago and many miles away.
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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