All Things Considered (Weekend)

All Things Considered (Weekend)

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National Public Radio's weekend afternoon newsmagazine.

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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.

Attorney and author Carrie Goldberg was the target of revenge porn from an ex-boyfriend, and now she's built a practice helping people in similar situations. Her new book is <em>Nobody's Victim.</em>

For nearly two years, car enthusiasts have been trying to figure out what Ford meant when it said its new electric SUV was "Mustang inspired." On Sunday, they'll find out.

Saturday is the final gubernatorial election of 2019. It got us wondering why we use the term "gubernatorial" in the first place. Hint: It goes back to Latin.

In addition to the usual assortment of death-defying acts, The Savitsky Cats — a Ukrainian mother-and-daughter team and their nine trained fluffballs — are now performing for New York crowds.

The new number from Judge Thad Balkman comes nearly three months after he ordered the drugmaker to pay $572 million for its role in the opioid crisis. Both sides had questioned that sum.

Even as the popularity of e-cigarettes like Juul has exploded — with unknown health risks — the federal government has been slow to regulate vaping companies.

Two regulations announced Friday take aim at health care prices. One, to affect patients by 2021, addresses hospital rates. The second, a proposal, would require more upfront clarity from insurers.

Stone faced charges that he lied to congressional investigators and obstructed an official proceeding. He pleaded not guilty and said he had done nothing wrong.

The State Department's inspector general released a report concluding that Trump officials demoted a national security expert over her Iranian roots and the perception that she was disloyal to Trump.

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