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For The First Time In 146 Years Chicago Goes Without Snow During January And February

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 4:00pm

Tom Skilling, chief meteorologist for WGN-TV and The Chicago Tribune, talks about the Windy City's changing weather, specifically the record-breaking lack of snow this year.

Political Newcomer In Second Place For French Presidential Race

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 4:00pm

The French presidential race is underway and it is already rife with political scandals. NPR's Eleanor Beardsley talks about the latest controversies.

Barbershop: A Look At Women In The Workplace Following Uber, Sterling Jeweler News

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 4:00pm

This week on the Barbershop, Awesomely Luvvie's Luvvie Ajayi, The Root's Danielle Belton and Joann Lublin from The Wall Street Journal discuss women's role in the workplace.

Following Congress Address, Trump Tweets Out Accusations Of Obama 'Wire Tapping' Him

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 4:00pm

NPR's White House Correspondent Tamara Keith discusses President Trump's week, which went from a praised address before Congress, to a tweetstorm accusing former President Obama of ordering a wiretap.

Evan McMullin Wants To 'Get To The Bottom Of' Trump's Connections To Russia

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 4:00pm

Following Evan McMullin's run as an independent candidate in the 2016 presidential election, he has earned a following as an independent conservative voice.

'He's Doing A Good Job': Supporters Rally Nationwide To Defend Trump

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 3:46pm

Demonstrators gathered in cities and outside state capitols to heft signs and chant slogans in support of President Trump on Saturday. In many places, counterprotesters were also there to meet them.

(Image credit: Mary Altaffer/AP)

16 Years After Father's Killing, Colombian Family Sees Justice In U.S. Court

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 2:30pm

Hernan Giraldo Serna, a Colombian ex-paramilitary leader sent to the U.S. on charges of conspiring to traffick cocaine, is the first in such a case to be confronted by some of his victims in court.

(Image credit: Marian Carrasquero/NPR)

Sinn Fein Makes Big Gains, Reshuffling Political Landscape In Northern Ireland

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 12:55pm

After dust cleared in the U.K. province's snap election, Irish nationalists drew nearly even with their pro-British counterparts. Now, big — and difficult — decisions await the divided government.

(Image credit: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images)

Tom Hanks Sends The White House Press Corps A Caffeine Infusion (Again)

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 10:48am

For the third time in 13 years, the movie star has sent an espresso machine to the White House press corps, encouraging journalists to "keep up the good fight."

(Image credit: Tamara Keith/NPR)

Míriam Colón, Puerto Rican Actress And Theater Pioneer, Dies At 80

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 10:36am

Since coming to the U.S., Colón acted in over 90 films, imbuing her often secondary roles with soul. Behind the scenes, as a theater producer, she also blazed a path for other Latino actors to follow.

(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)

Prediction

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 10:07am

Our panelists predict what will be the next awards show snafu.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 10:07am

All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.

Limericks

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 10:07am

Bill Kurtis reads three news-related limericks...Make Out Work Out, Java On Wheat, Club Head.

Panel Round Two

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 10:06am

More questions for the panel... Astro Nots, Leaky Pool.

Bluff The Listener

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 10:06am

Our panelists read three stories about someone getting vigilante justice, only one of which is true.

Not My Job: Jordan Peele Gets Quizzed On The Teletubbies

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 10:06am

The children's TV show marks its 20th anniversary this month. We'll see how much the creator of Get Out knows about Tinky Winky, Dipsy, Laa-Laa and Po.

(Image credit: Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty Images)

Panel Round One

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 10:05am

Our panelists answer questions about the week's news...Press Secretary For The Posterior.

Who's Bill This Time

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 10:05am

Bill Kurtis reads three quotes from the week's news...Russian To Conclusions, Trumpet Solo, Enveloped in Scandal

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