All Things Considered

All Things Considered

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National Public Radio's weekday afternoon newsmagazine with KCRW's Steve Chiotakis and NPR's Ailsa Chang, Audie Cornish, Mary Louise Kelly, and Ari Shapiro.

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Thom Yorke has always had a dread of technology. But the Radiohead frontman's latest album, <em>ANIMA,</em> explores that dread with the help of technology.

50 years ago, a bunch of teenaged comics fans got together to plan a convention, and what started with 300 people in a hotel basement became the pop culture juggernaut known as San Diego Comic Con.

More than 3,100 are moving out of the Bureau of Prisons system on Friday and the Justice Department is making other changes to comply with a law passed by Congress last year.

Scientists at four leading universities have seen their soybean experiments injured by a stealthy vandal: drifting fumes from a weedkiller called dicamba, now popular among farmers.

President Trump says the U.S. Navy ship shot an Iranian drone down. That statement conflicts with those of Pentagon officials who say the Boxer used electronic jamming to take it down.

Motion pictures went to the moon long before Apollo 11 did, and they keep going back. Critic Bob Mondello reflects on the many films, from 1902 to today, that have made the journey.

Twenty five years after he scored the original <em>The Lion King</em>, which won an Oscar, Hans Zimmer returns to Pride Rock to revisit the classic musical themes for a re-imagined tale.

"Although the new federal regulation allows us to apply that all 2,000 miles along the Southwest border, we're not going to do that," Mark Morgan told NPR.

Patrice Rushen's years singing for Elektra Records in the 1970s and '80s helped define late-era disco and R&B. Now, a collection of her classic R&B and dance tunes is being released.

Some of the people struggling the most to pay back their debt are the millions of students who took out student loans but never finished a degree.

Researchers are testing exercise in people at high risk for Alzheimer's. The goal of a federally funded study is to learn whether aerobic physical activity can protect the brain.

The work, previously published only in Russian, was discovered by Professor Steven Hoelscher. The encounter occurred in 1927, when Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston went on a road trip through the South.

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