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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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Mueller is not recommending any more indictments, a senior Justice Department official said. Members of Congress in both parties are calling for the report to be released.

For his much-anticipated follow-up to his Oscar-winning movie <em>Get Out</em>, the writer-director sets a family up against its own doppelgangers. That is, he made a full-on horror film.

Opponents of decriminalization say the multi-billion-dollar industry exploits sex workers. But activists and academics say legalization would protect workers and benefit public health.

Three possible factors account for the surge of migrants at the border: economics, social media and the Trump administration's own tougher immigration policies.

Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., is investigating alleged violations of federal records laws. Jared Kushner's lawyer disputes some of Cummings' assertions about what he told the committee.

President Trump's attack on the late Sen. John McCain included an inaccurate claim about McCain's role in reforming the VA. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., called Trump's remarks "deplorable."

Pregnant women in prison face difficult circumstances, and data on their pregnancies has been scarce. New research lays the groundwork for addressing this neglected public health issue.

When she worked at the U.N., Summer Brennan wore high heels almost every day — even when they made her fall. Her new book <em>High Heel</em> is an exploration of modern womanhood through the history of heels.

A former top executive for Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. tells NPR he left his job because of relentlessly harsh depictions of Muslims and immigrants in Murdoch's media properties, especially Fox News.

Two high-profile plane crashes. The grounding of its bestselling jetliner. How did Boeing get here, and how can it recover from this crisis of confidence?

The bill for Woodstock 50 has been announced featuring acts like Imagine Dragons, Jay-Z and Miley Cyrus. The lineup is prompting conversation online. NPR Music's Stephen Thompson weighs in.

Salif Keita is among the best African singers of the past century. But, after some 25 albums over a 40-year career, Keita says he's retiring from recording.

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President Trump tweeted yesterday that it is time for the U.S. to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights. Israel took that land from Syria in 1967.

Ahead of Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to Washington, where do US-Israeli relations stand?

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Candace Owens is a conservative black activist and communications director for the conservative student group called Turning Point.

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