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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Legal Questions Loom As Obama Weighs Military Action In Syria
The Obama administration is considering whether to broaden its air campaign against the extremist group the Islamic State by striking targets in Syria.
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New Orleans Enters The Charter School Era
Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans and swept away many of the city's public schools. Now, the district is unveiling a transformed school system, composed entirely of charter schools.

'I Am Not An Inmate ... I Am A Man. And I Have Potential'
Many of the 2 million men serving time in the U.S. have formed their sense of manhood while incarcerated. And becoming a different kind of man isn't easy — either behind bars, or beyond them.

In An Earthquake, History Fuels One Writer's Anxiety
An earthquake in Napa Valley this week brought back old fears for author Gustavo Arellano. In his anxiety he's revisiting the book A Crack in the Edge of the World.
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NFL Commissioner On Controversial Suspension: 'I Didn't Get It Right'
Robert Siegel talks with ESPN sportswriter Jane McManus about the NFL's new domestic violence initiative under its personal conduct policy. The plan comes the league leveled what some called a lenient penalty for running back Ray Rice's alleged domestic abuse.
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Week In Politics: Ukraine And The Islamic State
Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the latest in Ukraine and the actions of ISIS in Iraq and Syria.
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On Ferguson's Streets, Echoes Of Another Fatal Shooting
Youth Radio's Myles Bess lived through the aftermath of the 2009 police shooting of an unarmed young black man, Oscar Grant, in Oakland, Calif. — and sees parallels in Ferguson, Mo., today.

Climate Policy Takes The Stage In Florida Governor's Race
Rick Scott, Florida's GOP governor, has come under criticism for his record on the environment. Now, he's rolling out his own proposals for safeguarding the state's water and wildlife preserves.

Fear Not The Chesapeake Bay Bridge
Vacationers will be flocking to Maryland's Eastern Shore this Labor Day weekend. The fastest way to get there is across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, but that's an obstacle for those afraid of bridges. Fortunately, there's a service that offers to drive their cars across the bridge while they sit in the backseat.
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The Spectacle Of The Beheading: A Grisly Act With A Long History
Videos and other images of beheadings have appeared with increasing frequency in recent weeks. Dawn Perlmutter, director of the Symbol Intelligence Group, discusses the symbolism of this grim ritual.


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