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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Obama's Reaction To Ferguson Raises Questions About President's Role
As the situation quiets down in Ferguson, Mo., some political observers are asking why it took President Obama so long to publicly weigh in on events there.
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For Obama, August Is The Cruelest Month
It's been another rough August for President Obama. He's wrapping up a summer vacation marred by events in Ferguson, Mo., and the murder of an American journalist in the Middle East.
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A Food Crisis Follows Africa's Ebola Crisis
Food shortages are emerging in the wake of West Africa's Ebola epidemic. Market shelves are bare and fields are neglected because traders can't move and social gatherings are discouraged.

In Changing America, Gay Masculinity Has 'Many Different Shades'
As attitudes toward homosexuality shift in the U.S., many gay men say that's created not just more legal freedoms, but also greater freedom to express their gender identities.

Sending A Message About Drug Use With A Fake Graveyard
Heroin and prescription drug overdoses are the scourge of some American suburbs. Advocacy groups are trying to raise awareness of the problem with a traveling display of headstones.

Neither A 'Sissy' Nor A Saint: An Offer Of Priesthood Prompts A Coming Out
When he was young, Michael Arceneaux was a model Catholic who never missed a mass, but when he was asked to join the priesthood, it didn't make him come to Jesus — it made him come out of the closet.

Out Of Tragedy, A New Brazilian Presidential Contender Emerges
The death of Brazil's Socialist Party presidential candidate created an opportunity for his running mate, Marina Silva. Her entry into the race has upended the situation. Whereas the man she replaced was running a distant third in polls, support for Silva has surged.
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Little League Phenom Takes Her Exit, But The Series Goes On
There has been no bigger sports star lately than Mo'ne Davis. The 13-year-old pitcher charmed — and dominated — on the mound in the Little League World Series. But her Little League journey ended Thursday, when her underdog squad lost to a team from Chicago. Sportswriter Stefan Fatsis offers his take.
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Week In Politics: James Foley And Ferguson
Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Reihan Salam of The National Review, discuss the killing of American journalist James Foley and the ongoing conflict in Ferguson, Mo.
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Argentina Crisis Puts Focus On Role Of Distressed-Debt Funds
Argentina calls them vulture funds, but they have a legal right to demand payment. Still, is that moral when a nation is the debtor and its citizens suffer as a result?

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