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 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.

Ferguson's Protests Fade, But Locals Wonder About The Way Forward
Thousands turned out for the funeral of Michael Brown, the unarmed teen who was shot dead by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. Youth Radio reporter Myles Bess, who lives in Oakland, Calif., lived through the police shooting of another unarmed black teen named Oscar Grant five years ago. Bess traveled to Ferguson and reflected on what happens next.

Climate Policy Takes The Stage In Fla. 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.

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.

New Biopic Returns A Beloved Mexican Icon To The Big Screen
The beloved Mexican actor known as Cantinflas is often referred to as the Latin Charlie Chaplin. His humor tweaked the rich and powerful. His speech was goofy and intelligent at the same time, and he made some 50 movies between 1936 and 1981. And now, a new film addresses the actor's life.

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.

Residents Join Soldiers In Shoring Up Defenses Of Key Ukrainian Port
In Ukraine, civilian volunteers are digging trenches outside the port city of Mariupol in an effort to defend their city from assault by separatist forces.

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.

Justice Department Supports Native Americans In Child Welfare Case
For the first time, the department wades into a federal district court case involving the Indian Child Welfare Act, a law meant to keep Native American families together.


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