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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Latest Headlines

 
Making The Label Matter: A Record Company's Return From Obscurity
Harvest Records used to be known for having a strong link to the progressive rock sound of 1970s London. After laying dormant for years, the label is back, and looking for a new identity.

Wisconsin's Collective Bargaining Limits Survive Legal Challenges
Wisconsin's Supreme Court has upheld Governor Scott Walker's signature law restricting public employee union bargaining rights. The new decision effectively ends legal challenges to the law.

On Either Side Of Gaza, Leaders' Gain Support — But Blame Game Awaits
Nearly a month into the war in Gaza, pollsters have been taking a look at how attitudes in the region have changed among Israelis and Palestinians.
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Amid Smoking Decline, Look Who's Still Lighting Up
Analysts say the merger of Reynolds American and Lorillard is driven by the changing demographics of smoking. But the lower smoking rate masks a more complex and varied pattern of cigarette usage.

With Prosecutors Circling, Ethics Questions Get Serious For N.Y. Governor
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing reports that his administration interfered with the work of an anti-corruption commission that he created — and then abruptly disbanded.

In Obama's Foreign Policy, Some See Patience; Some See Passivity
Foreign policy was once a strong suit for President Obama, but polls now show widespread disapproval of his handling of foreign affairs. The White House insists that Obama is leading the way in global hot spots like Ukraine, but his cautious and measured strategy may require more patience than many Americans are willing to grant.

Tiny Qatar Stands Tall In Middle East's New Diplomatic Landscape
The tiny Gulf state of Qatar is playing an outsized role in diplomatic efforts to resolve the conflict in Gaza, with Secretary of State John Kerry using Qatar as a conduit to Hamas. Egypt used to moderate Hamas, but those relations have soured. This puts the U.S. in a difficult spot.

CIA Director Apologizes For Meddling In Senate Computers
Months after denying that the CIA could have been snooping on Senate staff, agency director John Brennan has apologized to Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Saxby Chambliss.

Facing Conservative Opposition, House Republicans Nix Border Bill Vote
House GOP leaders have abruptly canceled a vote on their own bill meant to address the surge of unaccompanied minors at the Mexican border. An effort to pass a pared down version of President Obama's request was blocked by a group of Tea Party conservatives. NPR's Senior Correspondent Ron Elving discusses the state of play.

To Understand Putin's Policy, Dissect The Kremlin's Inner Circles
Some foreign policy analysts say that factions in Moscow are competing to influence Russian President Vladimir Putin as he decides policy on Ukraine. Others say that Putin is pursuing his own line.
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