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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In Colo., An Effort To Ease Court Confusion Over Same-Sex Marriage
The Colorado attorney general has asked the state's Supreme Court to stop same-sex marriages.

After 5 Weeks Of Haggling, Congress Inks Bipartisan VA Bill
Congress has reached a bipartisan deal to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs, after nearly two months of tense negotiations.

Sometimes You Feel Like A Nut, Sometimes You Just Drive One
After graduation, Mason Kerwick landed a nutty job — quite literally. For the next year, he'll drive the Planters Peanut Nutmobile, marketing the peanut brand.

International Court Rules Against Russia In $50 Billion Decision
Russia says it will appeal an unfavorable decision by a court in The Hague. The Permanent Court of Arbitration awarded $50 billion to shareholders of the defunct Yukos oil company.

'Like' Something? Social Networks Would Like You To Buy It Too, Please
Social networks like Facebook and Twitter are increasingly finding ways to move into e-commerce, adding buttons and acquiring startups that encourage users to buy products on their sites. Hannah Kuchler of the Financial Times discusses the moves with Audie Cornish.

This Albino Redwood Tree Isn't Dead — But It Came Close
An extremely rare, albino hermaphroditic redwood tree was in danger of being sent to the chipper because it was growing too close to the path of a new railroad line in Cotati, Calif. But thanks to local outcry from arborists and the community, the tree is getting a second chance at life.

A Deal Between 'Dollar' Stores Raises The Stakes Against Wal-Mart
The slice of retail aimed at America's most budget-conscious consumers is consolidating. Dollar Tree is buying Family Dollar for $8.5 billion, a deal encouraged by activist investors Carl Icahn and Nelson Peltz. The new company will have 13,000 stores, making it a more formidable competitor — in size, at least — to Wal-Mart.

An Uneasy End To Ramadan In Gaza, Where Fighting Intensifies Once More
NPR's Emily Harris reports on the Muslim holiday of Eid in Gaza, where one where one family traces the course of three weeks of war in broken bread, temporary shelters and mourning for their dead.

Book Review: 'A Replacement Life'
Alan Cheuse reviews A Replacement Life, Boris Fishman's humorous account of Holocaust survivors in today's New York.

In A Household Of 6 Brothers, Wrestling Decides What's Right
Jon Scieska, an award-winning children's book author and the webmaster of Guys Read, shares the trials of growing up in a house with five brothers — and what they taught him about being a man.


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