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

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Opinion: 'National Enquirer' Publisher's CEO Could Testify About Trump And UFOs

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Opinion: Critics Nix Pop Flicks Pick For Oscar Fix

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Opinion: Calling The Press The Enemy Of The People Is A Menacing Move

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The Chicago Cubs celebrate their win against the St. Louis Cardinals on July 22, and three children in attendance got to celebrate with foul balls. David Banks/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: When A Video Isn't The Whole Story

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A member of the Russian protest-art group Pussy Riot is escorted by stewards during the Russia 2018 World Cup final match between France and Croatia. Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: An Act Of Bravery At The World Cup

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Protesters in front of The Red Hen in Lexington, Va. on Tuesday, June 26. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was asked to leave the Red Hen restaurant by its owner. Norm Shafer/Getty Images hide caption

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For Restaurant Staff, A Rare Chance To Protest The Trump Administration

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A child rides in a stroller during a rally in El Paso, Texas Thursday to protest the Trump administration's family separations. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Children's Cries Brought Down Walls Of Indifference

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shakes hands with U.S. President Trump during their summit on June 12 in Singapore. Handout/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump Has Some Awfully Kind Words For Kim Jong Un

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Designer Kate Spade is pictured in April 2017 in New York City. Anthony Bourdain is pictured in April 2018 in New York City. Both died in the same week. Left: Andrew Toth/FilmMagic Right: Matthew Eisman/Getty Images hide caption

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When Suicide Is 'Buzzing Around'

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Jose Javier Santana says this torn and frayed Puerto Rican flag is representative of the state of the island now — eight months after Hurricane Maria hit. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Study Estimates Hurricane Maria Killed Nearly 5,000, But Barely Makes News

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After speaking at the U.S. Naval Academy's graduation and commissioning ceremony, President Trump tweeted, "To the @NavalAcademy Class of 2018, I say: We know you are up to the task. We know you will make us proud. We know that glory will be yours. Because you are WINNERS, you are WARRIORS, you are FIGHTERS, you are CHAMPIONS, and YOU will lead us to VICTORY! God Bless the U.S.A.!" Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Translated Into 'Trumptalk,' History's Famous Lines Would Look A Little Different

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Remembering Tom Wolfe, 'The Man In The Ice-Cream Suit'

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Under house arrest since August last year, Russian theater and film director Kirill Serebrennikov will miss the Cannes Film Festival this week. Alberto Pizzoli/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The 2 Directors Missing From Cannes

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3 Black Teenage Scientists Had A Breakthrough, Then Came The Trolls

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Below A Michigan Overpass, Truckers Make A Safety Net

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Russian journalist Maxim Borodin, who died from a fall from a fifth-floor balcony, had written about crime and political corruption the local Novy Den website. Novy Den/AP hide caption

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Why Do Russian Journalists Keep Falling?

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The Startling Statistics About People's Holocaust Knowledge

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Rep. Mike Quigley, whose Washington, D.C. office doubles as his home away from Chicago, lays his mattress onto the floor before going to sleep in 2010. Chicago Tribune/MCT via Getty Images hide caption

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Counting Votes Or Counting Sheep?

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A Country Divided, Click By Click

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Former Vice President Joe Biden, shown at the White House in January 2017, didn't just give a handout to a man in need, but a hand of help. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Joe Biden And A Homeless Veteran Have A Very Human Moment

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Barbra Streisand, on stage with her dog, Samantha, who was cloned to create Miss Violet and Miss Scarlett. KMazur/WireImage hide caption

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Cloning A Beloved Pet May Be A Tempting Idea, But There Are Pitfalls

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