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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Sounds From The First Day Of School
Millions of children are heading back to school this fall, and to mark the traditional start of the school year we've asked reporters from member stations around the country to bring us the sounds.

North Korea Grants Interviews With American Detainees: To What End?
Two U.S. news organizations, CNN and the Associated Press, were granted interviews with three men detained by North Korean authorities.

In Tom Hanks' iPad App, Typewriters Make Triumphant Return (Ding!)
For iPad users who are nostalgic for the clickety-clack of keystrokes and "ding!" of the carriage return, Hanks has created Hanx Writer, an app that simulates using a typewriter.
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State Dept. Officials Work To Verify Islamic State's Beheading Video
In a new video released by the militant group Islamic State, American journalist Steven Sotloff appears to be killed by extremists associated with the group.

Should Local Police Get The Military's Extra Armored Trucks?
The Pentagon has been transferring mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles to local police. Built to protect U.S. forces from roadside bomb blasts at war, these huge vehicles aren't always welcome.
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Homes On The Grange: The Storied Tents Of A Pa. Fair
The Grange Fair of central Pennsylvania harkens back to the days of the region's rural farming in the 19th century. Beyond the trappings of the typical fair, WPSU's Emily Reddy reports that families bring nearly a thousand tents to live in during the fair — many of which have been passed down through the generations.

Detroit's Fiscal Future Rests With A Federal Judge
Detroit's future comes down to this: a federal trial over the city's plan to emerge from largest municipal bankruptcy ever in the U.S. As Detroit Public Radio's Quinn Klinefelter reports, city officials argue the plan is the best way to propel Detroit into prosperity — but some major creditors aren't pleased with it.

In Every Guy, A Gary Cooper: The Men's Guide On When To Intervene
Writer Joe Queenan says all men have a little Gary Cooper in them: They know they have to stand up to bullies. Part of being a man, he says, is knowing when not to walk away.
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Faced With Ukrainian Turmoil, NATO Considers New 'Rapid Reaction Force'
In response to unrest in eastern Ukraine, NATO is considering forming a rapid reaction force — a topic that will be discussed at a summit this week in Wales. But how will Russia react, and is this the right move for the alliance? To learn more, Audie Cornish speaks with Steven Pifer, the director of Arms Control and Non-Proliferation Initiative at the Brookings Institution.
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The Toughest Class In Nursing School Is The First One
For people who want a good-paying, stable nursing job, one class stands in the way: Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology. We follow one student who is starting that class.


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