All Things Considered

All Things Considered

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National Public Radio's weekday afternoon newsmagazine with NPR's Ailsa Chang, Mary Louise Kelly, Ari Shapiro and Juana Summers.

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It's the 16th Bat-a-thon in Belize. Researchers think the flying mammals can teach us about warding off pathogens and managing diabetes. They trap bats in nets, draw blood ... but no bats are harmed.

It's been a rough few weeks for President Biden. On Friday, more Democratic lawmakers said he should step aside. His campaign says he'll be back on the trail next week.

So much ice is melting at the Earth's poles that it's affecting the rotation of the planet, scientists say. Its spin is slowing down slightly, causing days to get longer.

The award for lifetime artistic achievements will also recognize jazz trumpeter, pianist and composer Arturo Sandoval. The Apollo Theater will receive a special Honors as "an iconic American institution."

Fox News founder Rupert Murdoch has been considered a kingmaker in Republican circles. Now two men he shunned — former President Donald Trump and former Fox star Tucker Carlson — are in the spotlight.

This is the president's second bout with the virus. He was campaigning in Las Vegas when he found out his cold symptoms were COVID.

California Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff released a statement saying it was time for Biden to pass the torch.

Vaccination rates took a hit during the pandemic — and they've not really recovered, according to a new report from the World Health Organization. But ... look at Ukraine!

On Monday, Gambian lawmakers rejected a bill that would have overturned its ban on female genital mutilation. The vote marks a victory for women’s rights activists and comes after months of intense debate.

A New York City jury convicted the New Jersey senator of accepting bribes to benefit businessmen in his home state and the governments of Egypt and Qatar.

The Education Department is handling record numbers of discrimination cases, including those involving disability. The backlog leaves some families waiting for help.

Across the world, people are looking on in horror at the rise of political violence in the U.S. But many international leaders have also fallen prey to political extremism.

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