Weekend Edition Saturday for January 27, 2018 Hear the Weekend Edition Saturday program for January 27, 2018

Weekend Edition SaturdayWeekend Edition Saturday

Nigel Raine keeps a collection of wild bees in his laboratory at the University of Guelph, in Canada. Farmed honeybees can compete with wild bees for food, making it harder for wild species to survive. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Dan Charles/NPR

The Salt

Honeybees Help Farmers, But They Don't Help The Environment

Maybe honeybees get too much attention. They are agricultural animals, like sheep or cattle, and they sometimes make life harder for wild bees. In fact, the bees in true peril are the wild ones.

Eight-year-old Adele at Silver Stars in Maryland. "Gymnastics is her life," her mother Lowrey Redmond says. Courtesy of Lowrey Redmond hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of Lowrey Redmond

'It's Up To All Of Us': Parents Of Young Gymnasts Respond To Nassar Abuse Scandal

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/581231045/581269068" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Stewart Walker attends a prayer vigil Tuesday for students killed and injured after a 15-year-old boy opened fire with a handgun at Marshall County High School. Harrison McClary/Reuters hide caption

toggle caption
Harrison McClary/Reuters

School Shootings Are Sad, But No Longer Surprising

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/581216851/581269074" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Kept Luminesce Sonna
Bowspirit Balmorhea

By mid-January, there had been nearly 5,000 reported cases of diphtheria in the camps and 33 deaths. Allison Joyce for NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Allison Joyce for NPR

Rare Disease Finds Fertile Ground In Rohingya Refugee Camps

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/581070933/581269080" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Doughnut Stage Kids
Next to You Poolside
Hold On Alabama Shakes
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Hold On
Album
Hold On
Artist
Alabama Shakes

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

A group of Yellowstone National Park bison are in a holding pen in March 2016. Park officials are now looking for 52 bison that made a run for it after someone cut a hole in their holding pen. Matthew Brown/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Matthew Brown/AP

Yellowstone Bison Release Launches Criminal Investigation

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/581217538/581269092" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Bullet Holes In The Sky
Whirl

Gauthier's ninth studio album, Rifles & Rosary Beads, is the singer's first co-written project. She calls it her best. Laura E. Partain/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Laura E. Partain/Courtesy of the artist

Reworking Trauma: Mary Gauthier Tells Veteran Stories On 'Rifles & Rosary Beads'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/580429847/581269098" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Canon in D

Nigel Raine keeps a collection of wild bees in his laboratory at the University of Guelph, in Canada. Farmed honeybees can compete with wild bees for food, making it harder for wild species to survive. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Dan Charles/NPR

Honeybees Help Farmers, But They Don't Help The Environment

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/581007165/581269104" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
#2 Nils Frahm
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
#2
Album
All Melody
Artist
Nils Frahm

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Chinese Connection The Diplomats of Solid Sound
Theme From "Drag Race" RuPaul

Luis Pedrote-Salinas, seen at a July news conference, is suing the Chicago Police Department for including him in a gang database, an inaccurate designation that he thinks cost him the chance for protection under the DACA program. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Charles Rex Arbogast/AP

Activists: Gang Database Disproportionately Targets Young Men Of Color

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/581103921/581269110" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Photojournalist Matt Black has traveled about 100,000 miles across 46 states to document what poverty looks like across the country for his project The Geography of Poverty. This photograph was taken in Sunflower County, Miss. Matt Black/Magnum Photos hide caption

toggle caption
Matt Black/Magnum Photos

'America From The Bottom': Documenting Poverty Across The Country

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/581269054/581269055" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Prairie Train Precious Fathers
Past It Pastures Precious Fathers

Weekend Edition SaturdayWeekend Edition Saturday