All Things Considered

All Things Considered

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National Public Radio's weekday afternoon newsmagazine with KCRW's Larry Perel and NPR's Ailsa Chang, Audie Cornish, Mary Louise Kelly, and Ari Shapiro.

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A lot has been said about the joy of cooking, but what about the fury? A host of new cookbooks right now aim to help cooks pound, grate and shred their feelings about the state of the world.

Lincoln Center observes Juneteenth, now a federal holiday, with "I Dream a Dream That Dreams Back at Me," an ambulatory experience conceived by Carl Hancock Rux.

For years, people who used drugs were treated like criminals, often given long sentences. Now there's growing acceptance that addiction is a treatable disease, but shame and discrimination linger.

From<em> Miami Vice,</em> to <em>The Wire,</em> to<em> Orange Is the New Black,</em> scripted TV shows have had a serious and sometimes unrecognized impact on public attitudes about drugs in America.

The eclectic, prolific and beloved brother-brother pop duo is marking 50 years this year – but, somehow, you've never heard their music? Let's fix that.

Kiese Laymon, author of <em>Heavy</em> and <em>Long Division</em>, recommends five "incisive and innovative" books on social justice for Juneteenth.

The president says the U.S. will respond if it keeps getting hit with cyberattacks linked to Russia. But Putin has shown little interest in combatting cyber crimes called ransomware-as-a-service.

His father left with their savings, and the mother isn't able to work. A new report points to an increase in child labor, with millions of kids working. And COVID has likely made matters worse.

The messaging app popular with teens is dropping a feature first launched in 2013. After several deadly car crashes involving the filter, Snap was the target of numerous lawsuits.

The decision marks a triumph for a new brand of conservatism on the court, which is putting the Constitution's guarantee to the free exercise of religion at the highest level of protection.

Two literary stars from Nigeria are engaging in a very public feud — a fight that is both personal and also enfolds bigger questions about feminism, gender identity and social media.

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President Joe Biden signed a bill into law today declaring June 19, commonly referred to as Juneteenth , a federal holiday.

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Josh Barro speaks with Liz Bruenig and Ross Douthat about the summit between President Biden and Vladimir Putin, cyberattacks, another test for Obamacare, and decadence.

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Josh Barro speaks with Liz Bruenig and Ross Douthat about the summit between President Biden and Vladimir Putin, cyberattacks, another test for Obamacare, and decadence.

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In a highly anticipated Supreme Court ruling out today, the justices once again upheld the Affordable Care Act.

Supreme Court leaves Obamacare intact, delivers a blow to same-sex couples

In a highly anticipated Supreme Court ruling out today, the justices once again upheld the Affordable Care Act.

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Joe Mathews says, “If America needs a 1/6 commission, then California must have a 3/13 commission.”

Joe Mathews: Why California’s decision to shut down schools for a year should be investigated

Joe Mathews says, “If America needs a 1/6 commission, then California must have a 3/13 commission.”

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President Joe Biden signed a bill into law today declaring June 19, commonly referred to as Juneteenth , a federal holiday.

Juneteenth is an official holiday. California looks into reparations for Black Americans

President Joe Biden signed a bill into law today declaring June 19, commonly referred to as Juneteenth , a federal holiday.

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In New York City, more people are experiencing homelessness than in all of LA County, according to the most recent counts.

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In New York City, more people are experiencing homelessness than in all of LA County, according to the most recent counts.

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Between 2016 and 2019, Bakersfield police officers used force that broke at least 45 bones in 31 people, an analysis of public records shows.

Bakersfield police broke 31 people’s bones in four years. No officer has been disciplined for it

Between 2016 and 2019, Bakersfield police officers used force that broke at least 45 bones in 31 people, an analysis of public records shows.

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