Weekend Edition

Weekend Edition


NPR's Weekend Edition with Scott Simon and Ayesha Rascoe

85329 followers  •  1533 follow  •    •   http://npr.org/

The premise of @googlemaps  is a simple one: it can help you find your way from Point A to Point B. But one user took the app a little further.

@DaviSusan  speaks to California Attorney General @RobBonta  about recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions on gun control and access to abortion.

@LeilaFadel  reports from Louisville, Kentucky outside one of the only two clinics that provided abortion care up until Friday morning in Kentucky.

"The Summer I Turned Pretty" is adapted from a YA novel by @jennyhan , whose other books include "To All The Boys I've Loved Before" -- which was released as a film on Netflix in 2018.

Hello, friends 🙂 Our show this morning starts in less than 5 minutes! The fabulous @ElissaNadworny  is filling in for Ayesha Rascoe today. In the meantime, tweet us a sunrise picture. #Sunday  mornings are the best! Here's a pic of the Washington Monument

tweet picture

Much of the credit for the overturning of #RoeVsWade  goes to @LeaderMcConnell , R-Ky., who helped install the #SCOTUS  conservative majority. If his party wins control of the Senate in November, then Congress could vote to further restrict abortion.

#college students are graduating into a world that looks a lot different than when they started school - a pandemic, the great resignation, student debt, and a possible recession. @ElissaNadworny  checks in with students she spoke with four years ago.

NPR's @ElissaNadworny  speaks with law professor @maryrziegler  of the @ucdavis  about uncertainties and likely legal battles in post-Roe America. #RoeVWade 

tweet picture

Charles Schulz was close friends with Billie Jean King and his daily cartoon "Peanuts" was a place where female athletes saw their presence on the playing field explicitly supported.

Loading
Loading

NFL players don’t have to follow any of these rules.

A recent Senate report on Russian influence operations overseas detailed large amounts of money and effort spent to influence the Brexit referendum. Author of "Dark Money" has been digging into this:

.'s latest album is a thank you note to some of the most iconic players in music history; Mavis Staples and Booker T. Jones, Nina Simone, Marvin Gaye, Billie Holiday and more are referenced across tracks.

Librarians across social media have joined into the call to address racism and policing in their workplaces. We spoke to @DarkLiterata  about the issues of #BlackLivesMatter  and libraries

NPR's @samanthabalaban  spoke with @Kaepernick7  and @EWilkersonArt  for our ongoing #PictureThis  series! They talk all things identity, the power of writing and illustration, and the importance of young readers seeing themselves reflected in the books they read. Tune in!

An opponent of Vladimir Putin was badly hurt falling out a window. Putin critic . says he doesn't think it was an accident

tweet picture

Home and health aides are among the lowest-paid jobs in America. Also on that list are cooks and cashiers, file clerks and janitors, drivers and construction workers. The most common low-wage work is in retail.

Every year at BorderFest, the mayors of Hidalgo, Texas and Reynosa, Mexico meet on the bridge between them, and hug.

tweet picture

@selenagomez  "It just took over. " Her comments on Instagram and other social media and why she took a step back.

CATS IN THE CATHEDRAL Thanks to @No1Cathedral  for bringing us one of our most delightful stories of the weekend!

tweet picture

Loading
Loading