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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Life After Ice Buckets: ALS Group Faces $94 Million Challenge
The ALS Association has raised more than $94 million in recent weeks via its online ice bucket challenge — compared to $2.7 million this time last year. Now what?

London 'Times' Goes Retro With Stereo Typing
Robert Siegel speaks to Patrick Kidd, the editor of The Times Diary, about the sounds of mechanical typewriters piped into the newsroom of The Times in London.

Before Leaving Afghanistan, U.S. Troops Must Declutter
American troops are scheduled to withdraw from Afghanistan by year's end. So the military is sifting through 13 years of accumulated stuff to see what will be scrapped, given away or sent home.

The Calamity Of The 'Clam,' Every Musician's Headache
As part of an All Things Considered series on trade lingo, music producer Don Was explains the word "clam" — a mistake made by a musical performer.

Meet The Squirrel Whisperer Of Happy Valley
A squirrel at Penn State University has become a social media sensation. Emily Reddy of WPSU reports that undergraduate student Mary Krupa discovered the squirrels on campus were so tame that they'd eat from her hand, soon putting hats on them and even setting up a Facebook page, which now has more "likes" than the school's mascot.

Staring Down Famine, Agencies Hesitate To Use F-Word In South Sudan
The "famine" label will bring an influx of aid to South Sudan from foreign countries — but why do donor organizations wait for that F-word before getting involved?

Chicaco Greets Little League National Champs As Returning Heroes
Chicago has gathered for a parade to celebrate the Jackie Robinson West baseball team, which won the U.S. championship at the Little League World Series. Chicago Public Radio's Natalie Moore reports that this all-black team has helped to unify a city reeling from North and South Side segregation, as well as renewed attention on the city's violence.

Surfers Flock To The Water, As Huge Waves Hit The West Coast
High surf is hitting the Southern California coast, much to the delight of surfers and the worry of lifeguards.

Sunni Moderates May Be Key To Turning Back ISIS Extremists
Defeating the militant group Islamic State in the Middle East will depend on getting Sunni Muslims to reject it. And Sunnis, the region's majority religious sect, are divided, insecure and struggling over their identity.

As BK Takes Tim Hortons, Canadians Stay Loyal To Their National Icon
The takeover of Canada's Tim Hortons by Burger King is causing quite the stir in the great white north. Melissa Block talks with Ian Hardy, editor-in-chief of Inside Timmies, a fan site devoted to Tim Hortons, about the Canadian existential crisis over one of the country's cultural icons being taken over by an American corporation.


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