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

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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People lay floral tributes to the victims of the March 22 terror attack in Parliament Square outside the Houses of Parliament in central London. Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Keeping Calm In London, In Spite Of Terror

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Mohammed Mohiedin Anis, or Abu Omar, 70, smokes his pipe as he sits in his destroyed bedroom listening to music on his vinyl player, gramophone, in Aleppo's formerly rebel-held al-Shaar neighbourhood. Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Living Among the Ruins In Aleppo, A Man Keeps Playing His Songs

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The skull of La Ferrassie Neanderthal, from France. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Some Plaque To Build A Theory On: Did Humans And Neanderthals Kiss?

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Oscar statuettes are seen backstage at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Matt Sayles/Matt Sayles/Invision/AP hide caption

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'Gary From Chicago,' And The Flip Side Of 5 Minutes

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From left to right, Salvatore Corsitto as Bonasera, James Caan as Santino 'Sonny' Corleone and Marlon Brando as Don Vito Corleone in 'The Godfather'. Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images hide caption

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'Take The Cannoli': 45 Years Spent Quoting 'The Godfather'

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This image made by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows part of a group of five galaxies known as Stephan's Quintet. NASA, ESA, Hubble SM4 ERO Team /AP hide caption

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'Are We Alone?' Churchill Concludes It's Likely Life Circles Other Suns

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Syria President Bashar al-Assad in Paris in 2010. Remy De La Mauvinier /AP hide caption

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Amnesty International Identifies Assad's 'Policy Of Extermination'

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A Caterpillar excavator operates on a construction site in Miami Beach, Fla. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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When Caterpillar Leaves Peoria, What Will Become Of The Town?

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Actress Mary Tyler Moore filming First You Cry in 1978 in New York City. Marty Lederhandler/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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Remembering Mary Tyler Moore, Whose Sunny Smile Masked Steel

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President Donald Trump speaks after being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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A Plea For President Trump: Restore Respect

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When Ashley Theriot died unexpectedly at the age of 32, her friend ask her family if they'd donate Theriot's kidney. They agreed, and now that kidney — and 7 more of her organs — have new lives. Neil Webb/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Through Organ Donation, One Woman's Death Gives Life To Others

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House Speaker Paul Ryan administers the House oath of office to Rep. Roger Marshall, R-Kan., on Capitol Hill as his son dabs. Zach Gibson/AP hide caption

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With One Photo Op, Teen Revives Dabbing — Or Sounds Its Death Knell

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