All Things Considered

All Things Considered

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

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The House committee investigating the Capitol attack had threatened Meadows with a criminal contempt referral because he had previously refused to cooperate.

Stocks fell on Tuesday as investors weighed the potential economic fallout from the new coronavirus variant. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank could end its bond-buying early.

Mayor Bill de Blasio says these overdose prevention centers will "protect the most vulnerable people" in New York City. Similar efforts in other U.S. cities face legal challenges.

The FDA is considering new pills that could treat people in early stages of COVID. Here's what to know about how they work, how effective they are and the impact they could make on the pandemic.

Dorsey will continue to head Square, the financial payments service. He has been criticized for leading both companies at once.

Abortion did not become illegal in most states until the mid to late 1800s. But by the 1960s, abortion, like childbirth, had become a safe procedure when performed by a doctor.

The Build Back Better agenda is the largest expansion of the social safety net in decades. Democrats say they learned from the debate over the Affordable Care Act and are selling their bills sooner.

India is repealing controversial farm laws that sparked a year of protest from farmers. Analysts say it's both a victory for nonviolent resistance, and a shrewd political move.

The annual winter monarch butterfly migration, which has seen steep declines in recent years, seems to be making a comeback. Biologists are encouraged and confused by the trend.

Rob Gann travels the country as a jester in the rodeo of life. His clowning fills the lulls in the action. It also takes the edge off a sport that can be dangerous and unforgiving.

Journalist James Andrew Miller and NPR TV critic Eric Deggans talk about how HBO changed television and why the next few years are pivotal for the network's future.

Ohio's new congressional map favors Republicans 13 to 2. Voting rights advocates say it's a violation of redistricting rules voters put in place in 2018. One group has already filed a legal challenge.

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Jack Dorsey, the founder and CEO of Twitter, announced in a Tweet early Monday that he is resigning. What’s next for the company without him?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Omicron variant has spread to about a dozen countries after being discovered in South Africa this month, and scientists don’t know how contagious it is or whether today’s vaccines…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case about a Mississippi law that bans almost all abortions after 15 weeks and punishes doctors who violate that law.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Latest

At least four LAPD officers and a deputy in the LA Sheriff’s Department knowingly bought stolen guns from the LAPD Police Academy’s gun store, according to a new investigation .

Some LAPD officers bought guns from Police Academy’s store, knowing they were stolen, says investigation

At least four LAPD officers and a deputy in the LA Sheriff’s Department knowingly bought stolen guns from the LAPD Police Academy’s gun store, according to a new investigation .

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“Chicano I & II: The Mexican American Heritage Series” aired on KNBC-TV in July of 1971 and examined history from the Chicano perspective.

Revived and digitized: ‘Chicano I & II’ was a first-of-its-kind TV series

“Chicano I & II: The Mexican American Heritage Series” aired on KNBC-TV in July of 1971 and examined history from the Chicano perspective.

from Greater LA

The period between Thanksgiving and New Year is often called the “most wonderful time of the year,” and it’s also the most wasteful.

In a landfill or someone’s belly? California steps up food rescue programs

The period between Thanksgiving and New Year is often called the “most wonderful time of the year,” and it’s also the most wasteful.

from Greater LA

Two high-profile criminal cases get underway today.

Ghislaine Maxwell and Jussie Smollet trials: Breaking them down on day 1

Two high-profile criminal cases get underway today.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Playwright Sarah Ruhl has spent 10 years recovering from Bell’s palsy, a mysterious and sudden facial paralysis, while juggling motherhood and a writing career.

How 1 mom recovered from facial paralysis, and US faces Omicron variant

Playwright Sarah Ruhl has spent 10 years recovering from Bell’s palsy, a mysterious and sudden facial paralysis, while juggling motherhood and a writing career.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Big budget action movies with big stars have traditionally been the bread and butter of Hollywood studios.

Can Netflix become the new home of blockbusters?

Big budget action movies with big stars have traditionally been the bread and butter of Hollywood studios.

from The Business

Big budget action movies with big stars have traditionally been the bread and butter of Hollywood studios.

With ‘Red Notice,’ Netflix hopes to become home for blockbusters

Big budget action movies with big stars have traditionally been the bread and butter of Hollywood studios.

from Hollywood Breakdown

It’s not RICO, but this is the final episode of All The Presidents’ Lawyers.

All The Presidents’ Lawyers: The ‘Where Are They Now?’ Episode

It’s not RICO, but this is the final episode of All The Presidents’ Lawyers.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers