All Things Considered (Weekend)

All Things Considered (Weekend)

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National Public Radio's weekend afternoon newsmagazine.

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After first shooting to fame in the 1970s, Tucker is back with her first full-length studio album in more than a decade called <em>While I'm Livin'</em>.

Nominated for a ninth Emmy Award in acting, the star of <em>Veep </em>and <em>Seinfeld </em>talks about getting her first laugh, her rocky start at <em>Saturday Night Live </em>and the #MeToo movement.

The 86-year-old justice just wrapped up weeks of treatment after a new cancerous tumor was found on her pancreas. Doctors say there's no evidence of cancer elsewhere.

House GOP moderates clashed with the Republican Main Street Partnership following the 2018 midterms, leading many lawmakers to sever ties with an outside group that's been a fixture since the 1990s.

Clemson walloped the University of Alabama in college football's national championship last season. Now perennial powerhouse Alabama is trying to learn from the loss.

Why did it take some of the nation's biggest news organizations so long to take seriously the accusations against the late Jeffrey Epstein? Allegations about his behavior go back more than a decade.

Scientists around the world are working to correct a problem with genetic health information — too much of it is currently based on samples of Europeans.

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Christian McBride about the impact of Miles Davis' seminal album <em>Bitches Brew</em> — an electrified sound that ushered in decades of jazz fusion 50 years ago.

A detailed comparison of mouse and human brain tissue found differences that could help explain why mice aren't always a good model for human diseases.

One of the ways Native tribes in the West celebrate their history and culture is through annual summer horse races. They're known as Indian Relays, and tribes call them America's first extreme sport.

Even as civil libertarians warn about the increased use of facial recognition by federal authorities, the bureau is using it to track down some of its most wanted suspects.

Jason DeParle's new book follows one Filipino family for over 30 years. He had originally intended to research slum life — but discovered that migration was what lifted the family out of the slum.

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President Trump wonders in a tweet who is worse: Federal Reserve Chairman Jay Powell, or Chairman Xi Jinping.

from Left, Right & Center

Jerome Powell gave a highly anticipated speech today about monetary policy. President Trump apparently wanted him to announce that he would slash interest rates.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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David Koch, one of the wealthiest men on the planet and an influential libertarian political force, has died at age 79.

Remembering David Koch and his family's political influence

David Koch, one of the wealthiest men on the planet and an influential libertarian political force, has died at age 79.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Ninety years ago this August, 20 women pilots flew from Santa Monica to Ohio in nine days. It was the first all women's national air race.

Pilots take flight to mark the first-ever all women's air race

Ninety years ago this August, 20 women pilots flew from Santa Monica to Ohio in nine days. It was the first all women's national air race.

from Greater LA

Laverne Cox has earned her third Emmy nomination for her role as Sophia Burset on Netflix's "Orange is the New Black."

Emmy nominee and 'Orange' star Laverne Cox on changing conversations about trans people

Laverne Cox has earned her third Emmy nomination for her role as Sophia Burset on Netflix's "Orange is the New Black."

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

New videos have surfaced of high school students in Orange County making Nazi salutes and singing Nazi songs. The latest involves students from Pacifica High School in Garden Grove.

Orange County grapples with neo-Nazi activity

New videos have surfaced of high school students in Orange County making Nazi salutes and singing Nazi songs. The latest involves students from Pacifica High School in Garden Grove.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Lyft has been hit with seven sexual assault lawsuits just this month. Four of the women allege that their driver raped them.

As women sue Lyft over alleged sexual assault, how safe is it to hail a ride?

Lyft has been hit with seven sexual assault lawsuits just this month. Four of the women allege that their driver raped them.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Today, former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper announced his bid to run for Senate.

The populist reshaping of the Republican party

Today, former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper announced his bid to run for Senate.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Laverne Cox has earned her third Emmy nomination for her role as sassy hairdresser and inmate Sophia Burset on Netflix's "Orange is the New Black."

Emmy nominee Laverne Cox on elevating stories of trans people

Laverne Cox has earned her third Emmy nomination for her role as sassy hairdresser and inmate Sophia Burset on Netflix's "Orange is the New Black."

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

When the Music Center opened in 1964, it was the epicenter of Los Angeles culture. The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion once hosted the Academy Awards, and it's now home to Los Angeles Opera.

The Music Center gets a $40 million makeover

When the Music Center opened in 1964, it was the epicenter of Los Angeles culture. The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion once hosted the Academy Awards, and it's now home to Los Angeles Opera.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand