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Six days a week, from Monday through Saturday, the hosts of NPR's All Things Considered help you make sense of a major news story and what it means for you, in 15 minutes. In participating regions on weekdays, you'll also hear from local journalists about what's happening in your community.
Does HBO's 'The Wire' still hold up after 20 years?
Saturday 25 June 2022
: Omar Little, Jimmy McNulty, Stringer Bell, Snot Boogie. If you recognize these names, you are probably a fan of the HBO series The Wire....
Roe v. Wade Is Overturned
Friday 24 June 2022
: On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court officially reversed Roe v. Wade, declaring that the constitutional right to abortion no longer exists. For...
The Rental Market Is Wild Right Now
Thursday 23 June 2022
: Listed rents are up 15% nationwide, and as much as 30% in some cities. At the same time, inflation and rising interest rates are pricing...
The Foreign Fighters Who've Gone To Ukraine
Wednesday 22 June 2022
: Two American citizens who'd traveled to Ukraine to join the fight against Russia have reportedly been captured by pro-Russian forces. The...
Meet The Man Who Helped Build The Court That May Overturn Roe
Tuesday 21 June 2022
: As soon as Thursday, the Supreme Court could rule on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization. A leaked draft opinion in that case...
Teachers Reflect on a Tough School Year: 'It's Been Very Stressful'
Monday 20 June 2022
: After two years of pandemic disruptions, this school year was supposed to be better. But for many teachers, it was harder than ever....
Warning Vulnerable Populations About Monkeypox Without Stigmatizing Them
Saturday 18 June 2022
: Many of the people affected by the current global monkeypox outbreak are reported to be men who identify as gay or bisexual, or men who have...
Q&A: If Abortion Is Illegal, What Happens Next?
Friday 17 June 2022
: There are few issues as highly debated and emotionally charged as abortion. And in the coming days, the Supreme Court will issue a ruling...
China and Taiwan: What's Ukraine Got To Do With It?
Thursday 16 June 2022
: The war between Russia and Ukraine is reverberating in Taiwan, a self-governed island that China claims as its own and has threatened to...
DACA Recipients On Ten Years Of Precarious Protection
Wednesday 15 June 2022
: It's been ten years since the Obama administration announced Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. The policy provided protection...
The Emerging Deal On Gun Violence: Is It Enough?
Tuesday 14 June 2022
: A bipartisan group of Senates say they have reached a deal on a package of safety and gun-related measures. The deal is not yet done, but...
Inflation Is Not Getting Better. Why Some CEOs Are Predicting Recession
Monday 13 June 2022
: Prices rose more than expected in May. Gas is averaging $5 a gallon. Food, rent, and housing all cost more, too. NPR's Scott Horsley spoke...
Is the U.S. Moving Closer to Erasing All Federal Student Loans?
Saturday 11 June 2022
: After years of struggling to pay federal student loans used to attend the for-profit Corinthian Colleges, hundreds of thousands of student...
January 6th hearings begin, with a focus on the Proud Boys
Friday 10 June 2022
: On Thursday, the House Select Committee investigating the January 6th insurrection at the U.S. Capitol began presenting its findings in the...
With Gas Prices Still Soaring, Electric Cars Meet A Moment
Thursday 09 June 2022
: There have never been more options for drivers who want an electric car. But the demand — fueled by high gas prices — is almost...
A First Step To Crypto Regulation, Or A Step Backwards?
Wednesday 08 June 2022
: Nearly everyone agrees the cryptocurrency industry needs regulation, but there are huge disagreements about what that should look like.A...
As Lawmakers Debate Gun Control, What Policies Could Actually Help?
Tuesday 07 June 2022
: President Biden urged Congress to act and the House is preparing to pass multiple gun control measures. But the Senate is where a compromise...
New White House COVID Czar: 'Less Fear Is A Good Thing'
Monday 06 June 2022
: In the third summer of the pandemic, White House COVID response coordinator Ashish Jha tells NPR it's a good thing that many people feel...
As School Shootings Claim More Victims, Young Activists Want to Be Heard
Saturday 04 June 2022
: The mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, TX has parents and students worried about safety at school. Data gathered by the...
Jubilee Jubilation for a Troubled Monarchy
Friday 03 June 2022
: The UK is celebrating Queen Elizabeth II's 70 years on the throne with four days of pomp and tribute. But, as the nation thanks its queen...
Robb Elementary School and Uvalde's History of Mexican-American Activism
Thursday 02 June 2022
: So many people in Uvalde, Texas have a shared history. Some of that history runs right through Robb Elementary School, a place that was part...
How A New Federal Prison Became One Of The Country's Deadliest
Wednesday 01 June 2022
: NPR and The Marshall Project have uncovered violence, abuse and a string of inmate deaths at a new penitentiary in Thomson, Ill.The...
Q & A: What An Abortion Ban Would Mean For Patients Who Need One
Tuesday 31 May 2022
: What happens if a medical condition threatens the life of a pregnant patient? What about a fetus with a lethal anomaly? Will treatment for...
Looking Back At A Life In Limbo
Monday 30 May 2022
: Some immigrants never look back. Some spend their lives look back. All Things Considered Senior Producer Miguel Macias has done both.For the...
Can We Stop Mass Shootings Before They Start?
Saturday 28 May 2022
: In the past two weeks the nation has borne witness to the tragedy of two mass shootings. In Uvalde, Texas, a gunman killed 19 students and...