All Things Considered


    

NPR’s daily afternoon news program offers an in-depth presentation of the day’s news, with some of the nation’s best reporting, commentary, and analysis. Hosted locally by Devin Yamanaka with statewide news anchored by Ed Joyce.

3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
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Why Are Theater Tickets Cheaper On The West End Than On Broadway?
In London, a matinee ticket for Matilda costs about $60; in New York, it's $137. What's going on? The West End has weaker unions and subsidized theater, while Broadway has amenities.
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Gaza's Network Of Tunnels Is A Major Hole In Israel's Defenses
Hamas militants are using tunnels in and out of Gaza to strike inside Israel. Israelis are questioning how the tunnels grew to be so complex and why the military hasn't been able to shut them down.
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Grocery Chain Workers Want Their CEO Back
Arthur T. Demoulas, chief executive of the New England grocery chain Market Basket, was pushed out by his cousin in a boardroom struggle. Protesting employees have brought business to a standstill.
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Lawsuit Opens A Long Round Of Political Pingpong
Republicans in the House are holding a floor vote to allow Speaker Boehner to sue President Obama. They believe he's overstepped his constitutional authority; specifically, the resolution would authorize a federal lawsuit for Obama's handling of the Affordable Care Act.

A Tour Of The Tower That Fell Into Squatters' Hands
One of the tallest skyscrapers in Venezuela has been occupied by some 3,000 squatters since 2007. The half-finished "Tower of David" — named for its financier, David Brillembourg — is now being evacuated by the Venezuelan government. Ari Shapiro talks to architecture critic Justin McGuirk about the building.

Big Banks Rally For Argentina At Debt Deadline
Argentina's biggest banks are offering to buy some of the debt the country owes to bondholders, but it's not clear the move comes in time to avoid default.

What Common Core Looks Like In A Second Grade Classroom
The Common Core State Standards in reading and math have generated lots of attention and controversy, but what do they look and sound like in a classroom? Michigan Radio's Sarah Alvarez offers a peek at the standards at work in a second grade math class.

Violence On The Ground Hobbles MH17 Investigations
Nearly two weeks since a Malaysia Airlines flight was downed over eastern Ukraine, fighting in the region continues to delay the start of an investigation. For more, Audie Cornish speaks with Paul Sonne, the Moscow correspondent for the Wall Street Journal.

For 2 Senators, Campus Sexual Assault Solution Starts In Washington
To learn more about the new legislation aimed at sexual assault on campuses, Audie Cornish speaks with two of the bill's co-sponsors, Sen. Claire McCaskill and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand.

Senators Roll Out A Bill To Curb Sexual Assault On Campus
A bipartisan group of senators has introduced new legislation aimed at combating sexual assault on American college campuses. If passed, the bill would force colleges to handle accusations more aggressively and provide advocates for victims.


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