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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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The album mixes intoxicating, danceable rhythms and a message calling out violence and other forms of mistreatment of women all over the globe.

History professor Marcia Chatelain's new book tracks what she calls the hidden history of the relationships between the struggle for civil rights and the expansion of the fast food industry.

Art Lien, a courtroom artist who normally covers the Supreme Court, has been sketching the Senate proceedings. "I'm looking for color," he says — such as sleeping senators and fidget spinners.

As the State Department faces ongoing questions over Marie Yovanovitch's treatment as U.S. envoy to Ukraine, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tells NPR, "I've defended every single person on this team."

Health officials announced that a second person in the United States is infected with the dangerous new coronavirus and that 50 more possible cases in the U.S. are under investigation.

Some worry that New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner's office was too slow to acknowledge the scale of the election security problem and focused on addressing the wrong challenges.

Experts say China's move is unprecedented. Here's why they're opposed.

U.S. cybersecurity firms are making headlines with reports of online attacks by Russia and other foreign actors. Why are tech companies taking the lead, rather than the U.S. government?

The Pulitzer prize-winning author says he never had the "chutzpah" to dream of writing for <em>Star Trek. </em>But now, he's showrunner and executive producer on <em>Star Trek: Picard </em>on CBS All Access.

Profs. Jennifer Hirsch and Shamus Khan asked more than 150 undergrads about their sex lives — what they wanted out of sex, how troubling encounters unfolded, and how misunderstandings led to assault.

The rail carrier Amtrak says passengers who use wheelchairs will no longer have to pay for the added cost of accommodating them.

British musician Georgia has a new album out full of throwback dance beats and stripped-back vocals. It's called <em>Seeking Thrills</em> and aims to capture the unifying force of a good club beat.

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The NBA star who played for the Los Angeles Lakers for 20 years was killed Sunday morning in Southern California, along with four others on board.

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Health officials said the state has 30 days to repeal the requirement or some of its federal funds might be in jeopardy. The threat comes on the same day Trump addressed an anti-abortion rights march.

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Democrats continued making their arguments in the impeachment trial of President Trump. Florida Congresswoman Val Demings said, “A violation of public trust.

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Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and Washington Post owner, wrote a Medium post in 2019 about how his phone was hacked and he was being blackmailed by the National Enquirer’s parent company,…

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The House managers are making the case that President Trump violated his oath of office and should be removed. Republicans are apparently unconvinced.

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The House managers are making the case that President Trump violated his oath of office and should be removed. Republicans are apparently unconvinced.

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Billie Eilish’s rise to fame has put the spotlight on her eastside Los Angeles roots.

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The Environmental Protection Agency is stripping protections for streams, wetlands, and groundwater nationwide.

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On Thursday, House Democrats are expected to outline how the law applies to what they see as the president's "corrupt scheme" with Ukraine to tilt the 2020 election in his favor.

Impeachment trial day 3: Democrats continue their case for removing Trump from office

On Thursday, House Democrats are expected to outline how the law applies to what they see as the president's "corrupt scheme" with Ukraine to tilt the 2020 election in his favor.

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It’s day two of President Trump’s impeachment trial, with opening arguments underway. We get in-depth analysis.

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