All Things Considered (Weekend)

All Things Considered (Weekend)

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National Public Radio's weekend afternoon newsmagazine.

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Jan. 23 marks the one-year anniversary of the strict lockdown imposed on the first epicenter of COVID-19. Here's what residents have to say about their experience.

Mike Milosh, the voice of the R&B collective, says creativity permeates every hour of his life — so he tried to make a sacred space for it while recording his new album, <em>Home</em>.

One of the most daunting immigration challenges facing the Biden administration is what to do about the multitudes of migrants who want asylum protection in the United States.

Germany's Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution has wrapped up a two-year investigation into the Alternative for Germany. The party's far-right branch is already under surveillance.

Ever since Loeffler denounced WNBA support for Black Lives Matter, players have wanted the league to force her to sell the team.

In 1968, the British singer flew to the U.S. after signing with Atlantic Records. Her acclaimed recordings from this period are collected in <em>Dusty Springfield: The Complete Atlantic Singles 1968-1971</em>.

A South Los Angeles hospital has long provided for an underserved community where private insurance is scarce and chronic illnesses can flourish. And then came a devastating coronavirus surge.

When Ellis, a second-grade teacher from Vermont, gifted her senator a pair of wool mittens in 2016, she never imagined the viral sensation they would go on to become.

U.S. District Judge Barbara Rothstein sided with Amazon, which argued that Parler would not remove posts from its site that threatened public safety in the wake of the Capitol riot.

Amid rising concern over domestic extremism, an NPR analysis found military veterans were overrepresented in those charged in the attack on the U.S. Capitol when compared to the general population.

At her confirmation hearing Tuesday, Treasury Secretary-designate Janet Yellen warned that without more federal help, the recession would last longer and be more painful than necessary.

Overwhelmed sewers. Flooded streets. Deadly heat waves. Baltimore is one of many American cities where the costs of climate change far exceed local resources. Should oil companies pay?

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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