All Things Considered

All Things Considered

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

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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.

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.

China is no longer taking the world's waste. The U.S. recycling industry is overwhelmed — it can't keep up with the plastic being churned out. This doesn't bode well for our plastic waste problem.

The Afghan government has been left on the sidelines as the U.S. and the Taliban have held multiple rounds of talks this year in the Gulf nation of Qatar.

The preview reopening of the Confitería del Molino, a long-shuttered art nouveau pastry cafe near the Argentine Capitol, prompted lines around the block — and, for some former patrons, good memories.

The organization says it is leaving the federal family planning program because of rule changes that prohibit its grantees from providing or referring most patients for abortion.

A lab at Arizona State University tries to find new ways to combat the global scourge of locusts. One solution may have to do with farming practices.

The Trump administration pushed back hard against warnings of an economic slowdown. But the president is also calling on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates again to help boost growth.

A Canadian study suggests that fluoride consumed by pregnant women can affect the IQ of their children. No single study provides definitive answers, but the findings will no doubt stir debate.

The webcam at San Francisco State University has been in operation since 1994. Now, its creators say they plan to sunset the Internet landmark by the end of the month.

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Last November’s Woolsey Fire burned down hundreds of homes in LA and Ventura counties.

from Greater LA

The 2020 presidential race has a crowded field of competitors, and many are making their way to Los Angeles for fundraisers, rallies, and other events. KCRW is tracking LA visits by…

from News Stories

The new policy would end the Flores Settlement and allow the government to hold families with children without a deadline, in a change from the way cases are handled today.

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LAUSD kids are back in their classrooms today. For parents, it means buying new school supplies, dropping off their kids at school or at a bus stop, and fighting traffic.

Back in session, Baldwin Hills Elementary focuses on culture and social justice

LAUSD kids are back in their classrooms today. For parents, it means buying new school supplies, dropping off their kids at school or at a bus stop, and fighting traffic.

from Greater LA

Italy’s government collapsed today, and it joins a growing list of countries where the far-right is gaining power.

Italy's prime minister steps down as the far-right party rises

Italy’s government collapsed today, and it joins a growing list of countries where the far-right is gaining power.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

As Los Angeles Unified students go back to school, the president of the teachers union says several changes will be implemented this year.

Back to school: what's different?

As Los Angeles Unified students go back to school, the president of the teachers union says several changes will be implemented this year.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This week, hundreds of CEOs from major U.S. corporations signed a    statement    that says maximizing shareholder profits will no longer be their companies' primary goal.

America's biggest corporations pledge to put workers ahead of shareholders

This week, hundreds of CEOs from major U.S. corporations signed a statement that says maximizing shareholder profits will no longer be their companies' primary goal.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

There are rosé-flavored candies, donuts and ice cream. Now Driscoll’s is offering rosé-flavored strawberries.

Rosé-flavored strawberries: marketing ploy or truly delicious?

There are rosé-flavored candies, donuts and ice cream. Now Driscoll’s is offering rosé-flavored strawberries.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It's the first day of school at LAUSD, and teachers have a new    contract    that resulted from their six-day strike in January.

As kids go back to school, what will look different at LAUSD?

It's the first day of school at LAUSD, and teachers have a new contract that resulted from their six-day strike in January.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

There’s been a rash of deaths inside Orange County's jail system. The Sheriff’s Department runs those jails and isn’t giving many details about why those people died in their custody.

Why is Orange County Sheriff’s Department tight-lipped on inmate deaths?

There’s been a rash of deaths inside Orange County's jail system. The Sheriff’s Department runs those jails and isn’t giving many details about why those people died in their custody.

from Greater LA

Nine months after the Woolsey Fire destroyed nearly 500 single-family homes, the city is focused on rebuilding. But how can we make new homes more fire resistant?

Malibu doubles down on fire-resistant homes

Nine months after the Woolsey Fire destroyed nearly 500 single-family homes, the city is focused on rebuilding. But how can we make new homes more fire resistant?

from Greater LA