Weekend Edition Saturday
Weekend Edition Saturday

The Week In Sports

Howard Bryant of ESPN.com and NPR's Scott Simon talk through the week in sports.

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France Confirms Smoke Onboard Before EgyptAir Flight Crash

The investigation into the crash of EgyptAir flight 804 continues. Searchers have found wreckage and officials are seeking a cause.

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The U.S. Influence On Cuba's Rapid Cultural Change

As big-name celebrities flock to the territory, Cuban culture is undergoing rapid change. But do Cubans want Chanel stores and Rolling Stones concerts?

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Russian Doping Scandal May Affect Rio Games Eligibility

Olympic officials are investigating allegations that Russia ran a state-sponsored doping operation at the 2014 Sochi games and are threatening to ban Russia from the Olympics in Rio.

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Voters Often Confuse 'American Independent' With 'Independent' Party

Californian Sherree Worrell wanted to register "no party preference," but accidentally joined the American Independent Party. She's not the only voter to be similarly confused.

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Sebastian Junger's Examines Veteran Life After Leaving 'Tribe'

Sebastian Junger's new book, "Tribe," looks at soldiers returning home from war. He tells NPR's Scott Simon that veterans often don't feel like they belong to the society they fought for.

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Egypt Veers From Track Record By Raising Terrorism As Possible Cause

Egyptian authorities have been more willing to admit fears of terrorism in the downing of EgyptAir 804 than Egyptians have been in previous air disasters.

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In Austria's Jewish Community, Some Who Fear Muslims Are Drawn To The Far-Right

Austria could elect the first head of state from a far right party on Sunday. Because of the party's Nazi ties in the past, this election holds special significance for Austria's Jews.

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How Important Are Superdelegates In Securing The Democratic Nomination?

The math is stacked against Sen. Bernie Sanders. Hillary Clinton leads in both votes cast and pledged delegates. To match her delegate lead, he'd need 70 percent of the vote.

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Sanders Criticizes Democratic Nominating Process During New Mexico Rally

Sen. Bernie Sanders campaigned in New Mexico last night, marching on in his fight against Hillary Clinton, and challenging the Democratic Party primary process along the way.

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'32 Yolks' Chronicles Chef's Culinary Journey

Before Eric Ripert worked in Michelin-starred restaurants, he struggled to make a simple hollandaise sauce. He talks to NPR's Scott Simon about his new memoir, "32 Yolks."

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Archaeologists Find Early Shakespeare Theater Was Rectangular

Archaeologist Heather Knight tells NPR's Scott Simon about how the Curtain Theatre, where Shakespeare staged early plays, was rectangular and not round.

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Harley-Davidson Rebrands Itself To Reach Millennial Generation

Iconic brand Harley-Davidson is stepping up marketing and introducing new designs in hopes of gaining younger riders and more women.

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Publicizing Use-Of-Force Videos Included In Chicago-Area Sherriff's Reforms

NPR's Scott Simon asks Cook County's Sheriff Tom Dart about his new reforms, including publicly posting videos in cases where officers have been convicted of using excessive force against detainees.

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Amid Concerns, New York Auctions Flood-Wrecked Wrecked Homes

Most homes buyers steer clear of flood zones and badly damaged buildings. But at an auction in New York City, that's exactly what bidders wanted.

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By Staying In Race, Bernie May Drive Movements, But Not Media

NPR's Scott Simon asks Amy Goodman of "Democracy Now" about Bernie Sanders' chances of getting the delegates he needs to claim the Democratic nomination.

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