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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"Street medicine" programs, like one in Atlanta, seek out people living in back alleys and under highways. The public health outreach improves patients' health and is cost-effective, hospitals find.

Scientists are trying to flip the script on control of mosquitoes in an effort to combat dengue fever. Instead of trying to wipe them out, they're infecting them with bacteria.

The story of the first worker in the U.S. to suffer lung damage after cutting a new kind of countertop material shows the way a workplace hazard emerged in this country.

Williams was exonerated after 36 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. Now he's fulfilling a lifelong dream on the stage of New York's Apollo Theater.

Syllables are the building blocks of spoken language. And now a study of brain activity hints at how we extract them from a stream of speech.

The Portland hotel owner and ambassador, who is scheduled to testify before Congress on Wednesday, is a pivotal witness in the impeachment inquiry. His relationship with Trump is a complicated one.

Made famous by Frank Sinatra — who grew to hate it — "My Way" represents the quintessentially American outlook that nothing in life matters more than living on your own terms.

Prosecutors say the two officers neglected to check on Epstein every half-hour, as they were required to, and falsified prison logs to make it appear as if they were keeping an eye on him.

The poll shows just how locked in most Americans are in their partisan positions, even as nearly a dozen people have either testified or are set to testify in the impeachment inquiry.

The Italian city is reeling from a week in which floodwaters damaged the city's cultural legacy, as well as homes and businesses. Volunteers are helping salvage precious books, among other items.

Now that she's released her first Netflix stand-up special (<em>Stage Fright</em>) and her first book (<em>Little Weirds</em>), Slate says she's finally finding her comedic voice in smallness.

Cybercrime is ballooning as scammers learn to research their victims and fine-tune their psychological tricks.

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