All Things Considered (Weekend)

All Things Considered (Weekend)

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National Public Radio's weekend afternoon newsmagazine.

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The court could have moved faster. It has historically done that in other big cases with political ramification.

A new report finds some of the "climate-smart" agricultural practices that the USDA are subsidizing may not reduce emissions. It adds up to billions of taxpayer dollars.

Mel Brooks' satirical Western got mixed reviews when it opened in February 1974, but it became the year's biggest box office hit.

Airlines often damage or lose wheelchairs. Now the Biden administration is proposing new standards for how airlines accommodate passengers with disabilities.

The order from the court on Wednesday keeps Trump's prosecution in the Jan. 6 case on hold.

In 2018, the federal government banned bump stocks for that reason, but gun enthusiasts have challenged the regulation in court, contending that only Congress has the power to enact such a ban.

Boeing has 90 days to come up with a plan to fix quality control issues, the FAA said Wednesday. Critics say those problems go far beyond the door plug that blew off a 737 Max in midair last month.

McConnell announced his plans Wednesday on the Senate floor, where he talked about waiting for a day when he would have total clarity about the end of his work: "That day arrived today."

Hunter Biden appeared behind closed doors to provide testimony in the House GOP impeachment inquiry into his father, President Joe Biden.

President Biden, 81, is the oldest person ever to hold the office, and voters have expressed concern that he is too old for a second four-year term in the job.

Abortion proved to be a major issue in the 2022 midterms and again in 2023. This year, the presidential race puts extra attention on the ballot. In Arizona, that means the issue is front and center.

Most of the companies in a U.K. trial were so pleased with the results — improved wellbeing, lower turnover, greater efficiency — they've made the four-day workweek permanent.

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On Thursday, Biden and Trump will both head to the U.S.-Mexico border to address immigration. It’s the top issue in the nation, reports a new Gallup poll .

Immigration: How big of a deal is it to Biden’s reelection?

On Thursday, Biden and Trump will both head to the U.S.-Mexico border to address immigration. It’s the top issue in the nation, reports a new Gallup poll .

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The continued rise of grocery prices is partly why the FTC is planning to block the merger of mega-chains Kroger and Albertsons.

Rising grocery prices: Potent presidential campaign issue

The continued rise of grocery prices is partly why the FTC is planning to block the merger of mega-chains Kroger and Albertsons.

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On Thursday, Biden and Trump will both head to the U.S.-Mexico border to address immigration. It’s the top issue in the nation, reports a new Gallup poll .

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On Thursday, Biden and Trump will both head to the U.S.-Mexico border to address immigration. It’s the top issue in the nation, reports a new Gallup poll .

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More than five years after the Trump administration implemented its family separation policy at the border, up to 2,000 children might still be without their parents.

Families separated at border: Reunification effort is painfully slow

More than five years after the Trump administration implemented its family separation policy at the border, up to 2,000 children might still be without their parents.

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The Downtown LA gay bar Redline opened in 2015. Now it joins a long legacy of LGBTQ spaces that have closed in the city center.

Gay bar Redline says ‘see you later’ after 10 years in business

The Downtown LA gay bar Redline opened in 2015. Now it joins a long legacy of LGBTQ spaces that have closed in the city center.

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Out-of-pocket costs for Paxlovid have shot up for Medicare patients, and programs to help get the COVID-alleviating drug for less aren’t well known.

$1,400 for Paxlovid? Some COVID patients have sticker shock

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Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena opened in 1894. Now owner Joel Sheldon III is looking for a buyer who will keep catering to the local community.

Vroman’s is more than a bookstore. Who qualifies to be its new owner?

Vroman’s Bookstore in Pasadena opened in 1894. Now owner Joel Sheldon III is looking for a buyer who will keep catering to the local community.

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