Simon Says "Weekend Edition Saturday" host Scott Simon shares his perspective on news and events both large and small.

Fallout shelter signs, like this one, still hang on buildings around the U.S. Travis S./Flickr hide caption

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As Rhetoric Ramps Up, Are Today's Kids Worried About Nuclear War?

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A World Series Ring For Steven Bartman

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A Knightscope K5 security robot roamed the Prudential Center in Boston in May. Will it be the next robot to question its existence? Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe/Getty Images hide caption

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I Sink, Therefore I Am: This Robot Wasn't Programmed For Existential Angst

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A man mourns late Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo outside the Chinese liaison office in Hong Kong. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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Remembering Liu Xiaobo, Who Fought For Human Rights In China

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Neil Cohen, who died at age 72. One of his books, The Law of Probation and Parole, has been cited by the Supreme Court. Courtesy of Riva Nelson hide caption

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Remembering 'Captain' Neil Cohen, Summer Camp Counselor And Sage

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Word To The President: 'Professionalism'

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A Birmingham Landmark With A Storied But Segregated History

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'Covfefe': The Tweet Heard Around The Wrold

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President Trump walks during a G-7 session in the Sicilian town of Taormina, Italy. Andrew Medichini/AP hide caption

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In A President's First 100 Days, The News Is Rarely Good

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Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee in 1965. Jack Mitchell/Getty Images hide caption

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Who's Afraid Of A Diverse Cast?

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Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich waved goodbye to supporters in 2012, bound for a medium-security facility in Littleton, Colo., for his 14-year sentence on corruption charges. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP hide caption

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A Bid For Blagojevich To Return To Springfield

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Beekeeper Jeff Miller checks the hives on NPR's green roof in 2013. Becky Lettenberger/NPR hide caption

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NPR's Bees (Moderate, Middle Of The Road Bees) Up And Left

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Newly elected Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez gives a victory speech during the general session of the DNC winter meeting in Atlanta, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. Branden Camp/AP hide caption

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What The Hell's Behind All This Cursing?

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A 9-year-old survivor of a chemical attack on a rebel-held region of Syria on Tuesday receives medical treatment at a hospital in Idlib, Syria, on Wednesday. Mohammed Karkas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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A Meditation On 'Evil'

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French artist Abraham Poincheval sits over real chicken eggs until they hatch at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris. Stephane de Sakutin /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An Artist Incubating Chicken Eggs Is No Joke. But Is It Art?

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