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This is Rachel Martin's last show as host of NPR's Weekend Edition. She explains a little bit about why she became a journalist, and thanks the staff she's worked with for the last five years.

Simone Biles captured the world's attention at the Rio Olympics. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with the gold-medalist about her new book "Courage to Soar."

An Iraqi special forces commander worries that the battle to force ISIS from the city of Mosul is too dependent on his elite troops.

FanDuel and DraftKings, two major online fantasy sports companies, merged this week. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Mike Pesca of Slate about their financial difficulties.

Rep. Chris Van Hollen was recently elected to the Senate, and was picked to lead the Senate Democrats' campaign efforts in 2018. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to the Senator-elect about working with this new administration.

The Weekend Edition staff wishes NPR's Rachel Martin well as she moves on to host NPR's Morning Edition.

Justin DeLuzio was running a cross-country race when he was knocked off his feet by a deer. He talks to NPR's Rachel Martin about how he finished the race, and doesn't hold a grudge against deer.

The state of Michigan is fighting a judge's order mandating water delivery to Flint residents who need it. Democrat state Sen. Jim Ananich of Flint discusses the controversy.

Singer Sharon Jones came to define what was called the "neo-soul" movement and was known for her high-energy performances. Jones died Friday after a battle with cancer.

Some have criticized Facebook for being a platform that allowed fake news to spread. Following the criticism, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg released plans to combat fake news on the site.




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