All Things Considered (Weekend)

All Things Considered (Weekend)

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National Public Radio's weekend afternoon newsmagazine.

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Retired Army Staff Sgt. David Bellavia received the nation's highest medal for heroism for saving his squad in Fallujah, Iraq. Bellavia is the first living veteran of that war to be so honored.

Emily Nussbaum's new book, <em>I Like To Watch, </em>is a collection of essays that span her career and the age of prestige TV. She wants to "explode and expand" the types of shows we take seriously, she says.

Critic Bob Mondello reviews the history of movie blockbusters and tracks how Disney's ownership of mega-blockbusting franchises is reshaping the multiplex.

When patients can't afford to pay their medical bills, many hospitals offer a payment plan — or free or discounted care. But some try to collect by suing patients and garnishing their wages.

The White House unveiled its economic peace proposal for Palestinians on Saturday: $50 billion for Palestinians and countries in the region. It isn't clear who would contribute the funding.

"Micro-influencers" work with big companies to sell products on social media. Consumer groups are increasingly concerned that many posts on Instagram and platforms aren't clearly marked as ads.

Augustin Hadelich dazzles in an album of odd bedfellows, which pairs Johannes Brahms' romantic war horse with György Ligeti's modernist stunner.

Solar is booming in Georgia, and it's not because of state mandates supporting renewable energy or concerns about climate change. Instead, powerful market forces are driving the growth.

President Trump is issuing an executive order intended to force hospitals to disclose prices. A lot of work remains to turn this order into a regulation, and the industry is resisting the move.

This quirky concoction, which traces its decades-old roots to Fall River, Mass., took off when Chinese restaurants adapted their menus to appeal to European textile workers. And people still love it.

The decision paves the way for a clothing line, FUCT, to get its trademark. But the justices were split on how far is too far and which words they would find to be the most vulgar and profane.

"I agree with President Trump on his decision not to take military action against Iran" Carter said. The former president said peace was a choice.

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Metro temporarily shut down two Downtown LA stations on its popular Expo Line train to Santa Monica. Those closures started last weekend and will last a few months.

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John Sanders is expected to make his resignation effective July 5, two officials said. The move comes after hundreds of children were removed from a facility without adequate food and sanitation.

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