Weekend Edition Saturday on WUOT

Saturdays from 8-10 a.m.

Weekend Edition Saturday wraps up the week's news and offers a mix of analysis and features on a wide range of topics, including arts, sports, entertainment, and human interest stories.

StarDate airs during Weekend Edition at 8:58 a.m.

Copyright 2019 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

SCOTT SIMON, HOST:

Copyright 2019 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

SCOTT SIMON, HOST:

Copyright 2019 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

SCOTT SIMON, HOST:

Finally, time for sports.

(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)

It may be strange for tourists to land in Hong Kong to find throngs of impassioned protesters. They might wonder: What do they expect me to do about the Chinese government?

Tourists come from all over the world to see the elegantly industrious city-state.

"It is like a cauldron," Jan Morris wrote in her book Hong Kong, "seething, hissing, hooting, arguing, enmeshed in a labyrinth of tunnels and overpasses, with those skyscrapers erupting everywhere into view, with those ferries churning and hovercraft splashing and great jets flying in."

Latest On Jeffrey Epstein's Death

Aug 10, 2019

Copyright 2019 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

SACHA PFEIFFER, HOST:

Jeffrey Epstein Found Dead In New York Jail

Aug 10, 2019

Copyright 2019 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

Host Sacha Pfeiffer talks with Miami Herald reporter Julie K. Brown about the release of documents in a lawsuit related to Epstein's alleged crimes.

My Signature Song: Frank Sinatra's 'Cycles'

Aug 10, 2019

Copyright 2019 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

SACHA PFEIFFER, HOST:

The Lasting Impact Of 'Dora The Explorer'

Aug 10, 2019

Copyright 2019 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

SACHA PFEIFFER, HOST:

Dora the Explorer is one of the most recognized Latinx characters on TV. She debuted on Nickelodeon almost 20 years ago. And this weekend, Dora is moving to the big screen in "Dora And The Lost City Of Gold."

(SOUNDBITE OF FILM, "DORA AND THE LOST CITY OF GOLD")

Chicago Inmates Compete In Online Chess

Aug 10, 2019

Copyright 2019 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

SACHA PFEIFFER, HOST:

Pages